“If you don't know history, then you don't know anything.
You are a leaf that doesn't know it is part of a tree. ”
“Remember, remember always, that all
of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and
― Franklin D. Roosevelt
“That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history
is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.”
"Our children should learn the general framework of their government and then they should know where they come in contact with the government, where it touches their daily lives and where their influence is exerted on the government. It must not be a distant thing, someone else's business, but they must see how every cog in the wheel of a democracy is important and bears its share of responsibility for the smooth running of the entire machine." Eleanor Roosevelt
"That government is the strongest of which every man feels himself a part."