The Ohio State University at Mansfield

Department of History


"History is Philosophy teaching by examples."

"History is more or less bunk."
Henry Ford

"Of all our studies, history is best qualified to reward our research."
Malcolm X

"History is merely a list of surprises. It can only prepare us to be surprised yet again."
Kurt Vonnegut

"Well-behaved women rarely make history."
Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

"History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce."
Karl Marx

"History will be kind to me for I intend to write it."
Winston Churchill