Best Quotes by Barbara Tuchman (Top 6)

  1. Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent, literature dumb, science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill.
  2. War is the unfolding of miscalculations.
  3. Books are humanity in print.
  4. Every successful revolution puts on in time the robes of the tyrant it has deposed.
  5. Nothing so comforts the military mind as the maxim of a great but dead general.
  6. To a historian libraries are food, shelter, and even muse.