History Hiker

Disturb us, O Lord, when we are too pleased with ourselves; when our dreams come true because we dreamed too little; when we have arrived in safety because we have sailed...

“[A] ny fool can make history, but it takes a genius to write it. -Oscar Wilde

“History, history! We fools, what do we know or care.” -William Carlos Williams 

“Our country, right or wrong!  When right, to be kept right; when wrong, to be put right!” -Carl Schurz

“The past is always a rebuke to the present.” -Robert Penn Warren