Each year when I teach Single Mothers/Single Fathers, Single Women/ Single Men's course at DePaul University I would remind my students and myself about the importance of history to build our future. Although we still make mistakes and sometimes do not learn from the past!
"In order to build our future, we have to know our past."
"We study history not to repeat mistakes, but to learn from the past and to appreciate our present."
"Knowledge of the past is essential to creating justice for the future."