„A clue to the future must lie in the past... every scientist, and everyone with intellectual curiosity, can learn something useful from a brief study of the history of atomism.“

Essay on Atomism: From Democritus to 1960 (1961), p.4

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„Like most of those who study history, he learned from the mistakes of the past how to make new ones.“

—  A.J.P. Taylor Historian 1906 - 1990

Referring to Napoleon III, in "Mistaken Lessons from the Past", The Listener (6 June 1963)

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„We face the future fortified with the lessons we have learned from the past. It is today that we must create the world of the future.“

—  Eleanor Roosevelt American politician, diplomat, and activist, and First Lady of the United States 1884 - 1962

Quelle: Tomorrow Is Now (1963), p. xv
Kontext: We face the future fortified with the lessons we have learned from the past. It is today that we must create the world of the future. Spinoza, I think, pointed out that we ourselves can make experience valuable when, by imagination and reason, we turn it into foresight.

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„Semiotics is in principle the discipline studying everything which can be used in order to lie. If something cannot be used to tell a lie, conversely it cannot be used to tell the truth: it cannot in fact be used "to tell" at all.“

—  Umberto Eco Italian semiotician, essayist, philosopher, literary critic, and novelist 1932 - 2016

Variante: A sign is anything that can be used to tell a lie.
Quelle: Trattato di semiotica generale (1975); [A Theory of Semiotics] (1976)

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„The ‘Romeo and Juliet’ story, we’re so past that. I have a very deep respect for art, but I also think we have a lot to learn from pop culture. And that is the future. Either you can ignore it and be stuck in the past, or you can learn from it.“

—  Danny Tidwell American dancer 1984

In response to critics and ballet fans who say Tidwell "sold-out" by auditioning on So You Think You Can Dance
La Rocco Claudia. "TV Viewers Discover Dance, and the Debate Is Joined" http://www.nytimes.com/2007/09/21/arts/dance/21revo.html?ref=dance#, The New York Times, September 21, 2007

„You can only picture the future based on what you know about the past. If history dies the future can only be hideous.“

—  Jack Cady American writer 1932 - 2004

Quelle: Kilroy Was Here (1996), p. 145

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„… the wicked lie, that the past is always tense and the future, perfect.“

—  Zadie Smith, buch White Teeth

Variante: A past tense, future perfect kind of night.
Quelle: White Teeth (2000)

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„Study the past if you would define the future.“

—  Confucius Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher -551 - -479 v.Chr

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„History is our best guide. It faithfully records the past journey, and gives us inspiration for the future.“

—  Qin Gang politician 1966

Quelle: "Keynote Speech by Ambassador Qin Gang at the Commemoration for the 50th Anniversary of President Richard Nixon’s Visit to China" https://www.fmprc.gov.cn/mfa_eng/wjb_663304/zwjg_665342/zwbd_665378/202203/t20220303_10647768.html (25 February 2021)

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