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  • To be ignorant of what happened before you were born is to be ever a child. For what is man's lifetime unless the memory of past events is woven with those of earlier times?                              
  • History is the witness that testifies to the passing of time; it illumines reality, vitalizes memory, provides guidance in daily life and brings us tidings of antiquity

                             Marcus Tullius Cicero Roman author, orator, & politician (106 BC - 43 BC )


Local History

Ancestral History

History of Psychology

  • Vigorito, M. (2008). The Early History of Psychology at Seton Hall University, South Orange NJ. 20th Greater New York Conference on Behavioral Research.  Fordham University, 113 West 60 St., Manhattan, Friday November 14. [PowerPoint


More History Quotes

  •             The value of history. that it teaches us what man has done and thus what man is.   R. G. Collingwood (1889 1943) British philosopher and historian

  •             History is a means of access to ourselves. Lynn Townsend White, Jr. (1907 1987)  professor of medieval history at Princeton, Stanford and UCLA

  •             For history, as nearly no one seems to know, is not merely something to be read. And it does not refer merely, or even principally, to the past. On the contrary, the great force of history comes from the fact that we carry it within us, are unconsciously controlled by it in many ways, and history is literally present in all that we do. It could scarcely be otherwise, since it is to history that we owe our frames of reference, our identities, and our aspirations.  James Arthur Baldwin (19241987) American novelist, writer, playwright, poet, essayist and civil rights activist.