Quotes, Renaissance


“Do you really believe … that everything historians tell us about men – or about women – is actually true? You ought to consider the fact that these histories have been written by men, who never tell the truth except by accident.” 

Moderata Fonte, also known as Modesta Pozzo (1555–1592) The Worth of Women: Wherein Is Clearly Revealed Their Nobility and Their Superiority to Men

20th Century, Quotes

” We are not makers of history. We are made by history.”


Martin Luther King, Junior (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968)

19th Century, Quotes

“History is a set of lies agreed on.”

napoleon bonaparte


Napoleon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821)