Revisionist Quotes

We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Revisionist Quotes from Douglas Brinkley, Jedediah Bila, Martin Filler, Seth Grahame-Smith, Yitzhak Shamir. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.

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It is a long revisionist road up from the bottom for George W. Bush. He is ranked toward the bottom rung of presidents.
Douglas Brinkley
Yes, academia is often in the brainwashing business and revisionist history is alive and well.
Jedediah Bila
We take from the art of the past what we need. The variable posthumous reputations of even the greatest artists and the unpredictable revivals of interest in even the most obscure ones tend to reveal more about those who make revisionist assessments than about those who are being reassessed.
Martin Filler
There are so many stories to tell in the worlds of science fiction, the worlds of fantasy and horror that to confine yourself to even doing historical revisionist fiction, whatever you want to call it – mash-ups, gimmick lit, absurdist fiction – I don’t know if I want to do that anymore.
Seth Grahame-Smith
Lehi was not a part of the Zionist movement, not a part of the Revisionist Party. It was sometimes something apart, and Lord Moyne was the highest British official in the Middle East… and because we fought against the British in this area, we took him for a target.
Yitzhak Shamir
I think a lot of musicians play for the playback. I mean, that’s the joy of recording – you want to hear what you’ve done and what you’ve contributed – but never listening to that playback kind of removes the intellectual part of making music, and it removes the tendency to be revisionist.
Jenny Lewis
Now, there are some who would like to rewrite history – revisionist historians is what I like to call them.
George W. Bush
‘Line Of Duty’ is first and foremost a thriller. But I hope it will also be seen as a revisionist commentary on 21st century policing.
Jed Mercurio
He could have made it right with the book. But he hasn’t. He is a revisionist of history. He has lied.
Monica Lewinsky
We can be revisionist, and that’s a good thing to be at times, but we shouldn’t airbrush our history, so we can only make judgments in the objective conditions of that time.
Gerry Adams