History is more or less bunk. It's tradition. We don't want tradition. We want to live in the present, and the only history that is worth a tinker's damn is the history that we make today.
Henry Ford. 1916. Chicago Tribune
Henry Ford actually said this in a number of different ways in a number of different places; but this one is from a solid source.
This quotation is one of over 200 Archaeological Quotations.