It is remarkable how closely the history of the apple tree is connected with that of man.
I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman.[Very often misquoted as:] For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.
History is nothing more than a picture of crimes and misfortunes.
History has many cunning passages, contrived corridors and issues.
Anybody can make history. Only a great man can write it.
America has never quite forgiven Europe for having been discovered somewhat earlier in history than itself.