Top 280 Historically Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Historically Quotes from famous people such as KiKi Layne, Diane Paulus, Adrienne Mayor, Susan L. Taylor, Jaime Harrison, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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That is the thing that brought the Black community through so many of the hardships that we’ve faced historically. It’s the ability to love and laugh and experience joy still in so many ways.
KiKi Layne
I’m always interested in looking – historically – at how theater can animate history and how all of that can make us engage with our lives in an enriching way.
Diane Paulus
The sheer number of legendary narratives and historically verifiable incidents invites us to revise assumptions about the origins of biological and chemical warfare and its moral and technological constraints.
Adrienne Mayor
Historically, black women have suffered tremendously, but today’s black women are the triumph. We have choices, and that’s what freedom is all about: having the power to choose.
Susan L. Taylor
I grew up in Orangeburg, South Carolina, which has the proud distinction of being the home to two of the eight Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the state: South Carolina State University and Claflin University. When I was a kid riding around town with my grandfather, we often drove by the colleges.
Jaime Harrison
Historically, corporate aversion to politics has at times held firm even under national leadership that threatens the health of the economy, and with it the well-being of every company.
James B. Stewart
America’s growth historically has been fueled mostly by investment, education, productivity, innovation and immigration. The one thing that doesn’t seem to have anything to do with America’s growth rate is a brutal work schedule.
Fareed Zakaria
Humor has historically been tied to the mores of the day. The Yellow Kid was predicated on what people thought was funny about the immigrant Irish. When you’re different in a society, you’re funny.
Will Eisner
Historically, and even now, women have been asked to give up on their dreams way more than men, mostly – because it’s sort of like you’re supposed to once you become a wife and mother. That’s a generalization; that’s what the mentality has been.
Susan Kelechi Watson
So always, if we look back, concern for face-to-face morality, and its modern emphasis on justice as well, have historically evolved as religious issues.
Huston Smith
Historically, figuring out what to do to the tax code has been almost as contentious a political issue as judicial appointments.
Kevin Hassett
I sometimes think they should have said ‘Black Lives Matter Too,’ because that is really what is being said. The outcry is that historically and presently, the feeling is that black lives don’t matter as much as white lives because we don’t see the same type of things happening to them.
Benjamin Watson
I am going to pick on ‘Huffington Post.’ A lot of its content is great. They are doing a lot of original content now, but historically, a lot of what they did was aggregation. Newspapers don’t want to become that, and yet ‘Huffington Post’ is incredibly popular. It’s incredibly successful.
Charles Duhigg
Bogging down large armies in historically complex, dangerous areas ends in disaster.
Chuck Hagel
Historically, there has been a gap between single-purpose racecars and street-legal models – commonly called supercars – that emulate the real racers on the road.
Franz von Holzhausen
Clinton has more important things to worry about. He not only risks being destroyed historically, like Afghanistan’s Buddha statues; he also could end up going to jail.
Ed Koch
Historically, grizzlies ranged from Alaska to Mexico, with at least 50,000 bears living in the western half of the contiguous United States. With European colonization, the bears were shot, poisoned, and trapped to the brink of extinction.
Lydia Millet
It used to be thought that our genes were historically immutable and that it was not possible to imagine a conversation between culture and genetics.
Nicholas A. Christakis
I have had this view of the optimization of the electrode design for a long time. Historically we went through various phases in the work and eventually worked on large sheets – very large sheets – of palladium.
Martin Fleischmann
This historically has been an issue that both parties have run away from. For the first time, Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party in its platform are making this issue, about needing to do better as a country to take common sense steps to help prevent gun violence.
Elizabeth Esty
Historically, epics are set in Africa or Asia or the Wild West, but if you make an epic today it’s hard to disassociate from the contemporary realities of those places.
Baz Luhrmann
Historically, I think you can really judge a person by their shoes.
Edgardo Osorio
I was also a big Woody Allen fan. When I got into college I listened to Lenny Bruce but it’s taken me years to put him into context historically and really get what he did.
Marc Maron
While marriage is historically associated with dire obligation and clipped wings, I’ve found that it actually liberates you to take on adventure and achieve your dreams. I like to call my husband ‘my person.’ Find your ‘person,’ and you can do anything!
Lake Bell
I wrote ‘Young Guns’ on spec because I really believed that the young age of these guys historically, the whole legend of Billy dying at 21, would attract a young staple of stars, and that would be the game-changer.
John Fusco
I feel that historical novelists owe it to our readers to try to be as historically accurate as we can with the known facts. Obviously, we have to fill in the blanks. And then in the final analysis, we’re drawing upon our own imaginations. But I think that readers need to be able to trust an author.
Sharon Kay Penman
Taken slightly historically, the turning point in the E.U. was actually the Single European Act, the Thatcher/Maastricht-era stuff, which was turning the E.U. into very much a market system.
Jeremy Corbyn
I’ve never had any interest at all in being a journalist or writing some sort of historically accurate autobiography.
James Frey
Pastors have historically understood their primary battle to be not the battle to build a big church, but the battle against the power of sin.
John Ortberg
Indiana’s ninth congressional district isn’t historically known as a fount of congressional contributions. That said, if you look at my fundraising history, we’ve succeeded.
Todd Young
It is absolutely impossible to transcend the laws of nature. What can change in historically different circumstances is only the form in which these laws expose themselves.
Karl Marx
Twentieth-century welfare state capitalism was historic

Twentieth-century welfare state capitalism was historically unique in that national income was split between wages and profits, labour and capital.
Guy Standing
The common liberal orthodoxy that living close to the land leads to eco-awareness is historically naive, considering that Mesopotamia, northern Africa, and the Mayan civilization were ruined by people who had lived there quite a long while.
Gregory Benford
Language has historically stood as a barrier for some voters seeking to participate in the electoral process.
Eric Schneiderman
How we treat our invalids – our mad, our physically or mentally compromised family members – does tell you something about who we are politically, historically, culturally.
Samuel R. Delany
Historically, I’m not a great patient when it comes to slowing down.
Michael Keaton
Historically speaking, the books I usually connect with the most are written in first-person narrative.
Davey Havok
The word nationalism, to most people, has a virtuous whiff; historically, it’s been conflated with terms like patriotism and loyalty and solidarity with one’s civic tribe.
Neil Macdonald
Congress has the authority to authorize spending and investment to historically neglected and marginalized communities.
Jamaal Bowman
Magic, historically, has been a man doing tricks with no wider story behind it.
Drummond Money-Coutts
In modern times, dogs may be pampered, but historically, a dog’s life wasn’t much to bark about. Hence a dog’s chance is a small chance.
Anu Garg
Historically, the Justice Department has been Congress’ ally in fighting wrongdoing in government, but under this Justice Department and Eric Holder, rather than being the people’s attorney, Eric Holder sees himself as the president’s attorney and he’ll do anything to defend the president.
Blake Farenthold
One thing that people outside Chicago need to understand is that the city is not just one thing. It is one city, but it is huge and sprawling. And historically, it has been one of America’s most segregated cities.
W. Kamau Bell
Historically, industrial revolutions haven’t been kind to poor people. Despite the potential benefits technology can offer, the immediate impact on the lowest-paid members of society has often been negative.
Seth Berkley
Our most historically underserved communities have been hit the hardest by the COVID-19 Pandemic. Many in these communities have not had the option of not going to work or working remotely, increasing their risk of exposure to coronavirus.
Alex Padilla
Black women have historically had the most to lose and have therefore been the fiercest fighters for justice.
Rhiannon Giddens
I think historically America has been pretty tolerant. It seems when there’s a mass influx from one place, that’s when it becomes problematic for Americans.
Billy Joel
It seems, though, that historically we have now reached a position in which Jews cannot legitimately be understood always and only as presumptive victims.
Judith Butler
Historically, the minority party in Congress votes against raising the debt limit, forcing the majority party to whip its members into casting politically painful votes in favor.
Peter Welch
Historically, baseball has used the 60-yard dash to measure speed. In the most trivial way, this makes sense. This measurement, however, doesn’t tell us much about baseball speed.
Gabe Kapler