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Stephen Ambrose – 6 Quotes

 

6 Quotes by Stephen Ambrose

 

Washington, not Jefferson, freed his slaves upon his death.

– Stephen Ambrose


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


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


Crazy Horse saw history as integrated in the present, incorporated into daily life.

– Stephen Ambrose


You don’t hate history, you hate the way it was taught to you in high school.

– Stephen Ambrose


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

– Stephen Ambrose