Stephen Ambrose Quotes

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Born: January 10, 1936, Decatur, Illinois, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, USA, October 13, 2002
Occupation: Author

1.
Crazy Horse saw history as integrated in the present, incorporated into daily life.
- Stephen Ambrose

2.
I'm no politician. I'm an historian who has learned through a lifetime of studying that nothing in the world beats universal education.
- Stephen Ambrose

3.
The past is a source of knowledge, and the future is a source of hope. Love of the past implies faith in the future.
- Stephen Ambrose

4.
Washington, not Jefferson, freed his slaves upon his death.
- Stephen Ambrose

5.
World War II, the atomic bomb, the Cold War, made it hard for Americans to continue their optimism.
- Stephen Ambrose

6.
You don't hate history, you hate the way it was taught to you in high school.
- Stephen Ambrose

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