Inspiring History – Activate Knowledge

Many individuals have contributed to the study of history. And, as is natural for individuals, many have unique views based on our backgrounds and experiences. Below are some notable quotes about ‘history.’


  • “History is not the past but a map of the past, drawn from a particular point of view, to be useful to the modern traveler.” – Henry Glassie, Folklorist (1941-)
  • “History is who we are and why we are the way we are.” – David McCullough, American historian (1933-2022 )
  • “History gives answers only to those who know how to ask questions.”- Hajo Holborn, German-American historian (1902-1969)



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