History consists of a series of accumulated imaginative inventions.
Tag: VoltaireCategory : History Quotes
- A poem needs imaginative rhythms as well as imaginative transformation of content. – Helen Vendler
- The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease. – Voltaire
- History is little else than a long succession of useless cruelties. – Voltaire
- History is filled with the sound of silken slippers going downstairs and wooden shoes coming up. – Voltaire
- History is not factual at all, but a series of accepted judgments. – Geoffrey Barraclough