Quotations on History

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“The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.”

                                                                         George Orwell

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“Study the past if you would define the future.”

                                                                        Confucius

 

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“Those who don’t know history are doomed to repeat it.”

                                                                        Edmund Burke

A Few Quotations on Reading

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“No matter how busy you may think you are, you must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance.”                                                       Confucius

 

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“Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.”
Frederick Douglass

 

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“There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.”
Jacqueline Kennedy

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