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historian

Cynical Definitions

n. A broad-gauge gossip.

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n. An unsuccessful novelist.

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Cynical Quotations

Any event, once it has occurred, can be made to appear inevitable by a competent historian.

— Lee Simonson

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Historians are like deaf people who go on answering questions that no one has asked them.

— Leo Tolstoy

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