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An account, mostly false, of events, mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers, mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.Bierce, Ambrose
Excerpt from The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 09, No. 52, February, 1862 · This quote is about history and historians · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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