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„Very few things happen at the right time, and the rest do not happen at all. The conscientious historian will correct these defects.“

—  Herodotus ancient Greek historian, often considered as the first historian -484 - -425 a.C.
This statement is not to be found in the works of Herodotus. It appears in the acknowledgements to Mark Twain's A Horse's Tale (1907) preceded by the words "Herodotus says", but Twain was simply summarizing what he took to be Herodotus' attitude to historiography.

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„The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.“

— Frank Lloyd Wright American architect (1867-1959) 1867 - 1959
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„There are decades when weeks happen, and weeks when decades happen.“

— Vladimir Lenin Russian politician, led the October Revolution 1870 - 1924
Always without citation but supposedly describing the Russian Revolution; earliest quotes online dating ~2005-2006 ""Exposing the Big Lie: Interview with George Galloway by Eric Ruder"" http://www.thirdworldtraveler.com/Europe/ExposingBigLie_GGalloway.html ""Johann Hari: Why won't Israel just exchange prisoners? This is such a wacky, left-wing ideal that it was pursued by Ariel Sharon two years ago"" http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/commentators/johann-hari/johann-hari-why-wont-israel-just-exchange-prisoners-6094888.html, 19 July 2006; popularized describing the Arab Spring. May be loosely based on a similar phrasing by Karl Marx: How soon the English workers will throw off what seems to be a bourgeois contagion remains to be seen. So far as the main theses in your book [Condition of the Working Class in England] are concerned, by the by, they have been corroborated down to the very last detail by developments subsequent to 1844. For I have again been comparing the book with the notes I made on the ensuing period. Only your small-minded German philistine who measures world history by the ell and by what he happens to think are ‘interesting news items’, could regard 20 years as more than a day where major developments of this kind are concerned, though these may be again succeeded by days into which 20 years are compressed. Letter, Marx to Engels, 9 April 1863 in Marx and Engels, Selected Correspondence 1965, 140 http://marxists.catbull.com/archive/marx/works/1863/letters/63_04_09.htm

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„These are the days that must happen to you.“

— Walt Whitman American poet, essayist and journalist 1819 - 1892

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