„God is the sum of all histories.“

Nine Kinds of Naked (2008)

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„To hate man and worship God seems to be the sum of all the creeds.“

—  Robert G. Ingersoll Union United States Army officer 1833 - 1899

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„The history of failure in war can almost be summed up in two words: 'Too late.'“

—  Douglas MacArthur U.S. Army general of the army, field marshal of the Army of the Philippines 1880 - 1964

Too late in comprehending the deadly purpose of a potential enemy; too late in realizing the mortal danger; too late in preparedness; too late in uniting all possible forces for resistance, too late in standing with one's friends. Victory in war results from no mysterious alchemy or wizardry but depends entirely upon the concentration of superior force at the critical points of combat.

Statement MacArthur made in 1940, as quoted by James B. Reston in Prelude to Victory (1942), p. 64
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„Time and history constitute the real God.“

—  Jiang Shigong Chinese legal and political theorist 1967

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„History, like God, is watching what we do.“

—  Bono Irish rock musician, singer of U2 1960

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Contexto: There is a continent — Africa — being consumed by flames.
I truly believe that when the history books are written, our age will be remembered for three things: the war on terror, the digital revolution, and what we did — or did not to — to put the fire out in Africa.
History, like God, is watching what we do.

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„All history is modern history.“

—  Wallace Stevens American poet 1879 - 1955

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„All history is contemporary history.“

—  Benedetto Croce Italian writer, philosopher, politician 1866 - 1952

[Allan, George, 1972, Croce and Whitehead on Concrescence, 2, 2, Process Studies, 95–111, http://www.religion-online.org/showarticle.asp?title=2328, . Allan lists the sources Croce, History as the Story of Liberty, London: George Allen & Unwin, 1941 (see [Croce, 1938] ) and Croce, History: Its Theory and Practice, New York: Russell & Russell, 1960., 10.5840/process19722215, 27 June 2012, https://web.archive.org/web/20111102045431/http://www.religion-online.org/showarticle.asp?title=2328, 2 November 2011, dead]

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„The early history of the world is the history of a few great men. Their Wirkungskreis is immense—vaster than that of God himself.“

—  John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton British politician and historian 1834 - 1902

Private notes, quoted in Herbert Butterfield, ‘Acton: His Training, Methods and Intellectual System’, in A. O. Sarkissian (ed.), Studies in Diplomatic History and Historiography in honour of G. P. Gooch, C.H. (1961), p. 194
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„In sum, social actors knowledgeably and actively use, interpret and implement rule systems. They also creatively reform and transform them. In such ways they bring about institutional innovation and transformation and shape the ‘deep structures’ of human history.“

—  Tom R. Burns American sociologist 1937

Fonte: The shaping of social organization (1987), p. ix; as cited in: Simon Guy and John Henneberry (2000) " Understanding Urban Development Processes: Integrating the Economic and the Social in Property Research http://bentboolean.com/people/mm/private/SOA/548_DS/StrataProposal/research%20doct's/world_urban/UrbanDevtProperty.pdf," Urban Studies, Vol. 37, No. 13, 2399–2416, 2000.

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