History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
Skepticism is a virtue in history as well as in philosophy.
To write history one must be more than a man, since the author who holds the pen of this great justiciary must be free from all preoccupation of interest or vanity.
History is written by the winners.
I may have lost a battle, but not the war.
It must be recognized that the real truths of history are hard to discover. Happily, for the most part, they are rather matters of curiosity than of real importance.