Jules Michelet

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Jules Michelet (21 August 1798 – 9 February 1874) was a French historian.

Quotes[edit]

Introduction to Universal History , 1831, 1831[edit]

  • With the world began a war that will only end with the world, and not before: that of man against nature, mind against matter, freedom against fate. History is nothing but the story of this endless struggle.
    • Michelet, Jules (1843). Introduction à l'histoire universelle. Hachette. p. 9. 
  • The intimate fusion of races is the identity of our nation, its personality.
    • Michelet, Jules (1843). Introduction à l'histoire universelle. Hachette. p. 9. 

History of France, 1833-1867[edit]

  • France is the daughter of freedom. In human progress, the essential part, the main force, is called man. Man is his own Prometheus.
    • Michelet, Jules (1893-1894). Peface de la Histoire de France. Flammarion. p. VIII. 
  • The history of France begins with the French language. Language is the primary sign of nationality.
    • Michelet, Jules (1861). Histoire de France. Chamerot. p. 1, book 3. 
  • England is an Empire, Germany a race; France is a person.
    • Michelet, Jules (1861). Histoire de France. Chamerot. p. 103, book 3. 

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