What is History?. History is the witness that testifies to the passing of time; it illuminates reality, vitalizes memory, provides guidance in daily life, and brings us tidings of antiquity. (Cicero) History is Philosophy teaching by examples. (Thucydides)
What is History?
If one could make alive again for other people … breathe some breath and character into dead names and stiff portraits. That is history to me!(George Macaulay Trevelyan)
History: Gossip well told. (Elbert Hubbard.)
History never looks like history when you are living through it.(John W. Gardner)
History is the record of what one age finds worthy of note in another. (Jacob Burckhardt)
The past actually happened but history is only what someone wrote down. (A. Whitney Brown)
…And so many more!
the study of history is relevant for any profession you can imagine!