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History And Memory Quotes

A true friend is someone who accepts your past, supports your present and encourages your future - Friend Quotes
I never make the same mistake twice. I make it five or six times, just to be sure - Funny Quotes
Men go shopping to buy what they need. Women go shopping to find out what they want - Funny Quotes
I told you I'll be ready in FIVE minutes, stop calling me every half hour - Funny Quotes
Having you in my life made everything better - Love Quotes
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results - Albert Einstein Quotes
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work - Fail Quotes
A year from now you'll wish you started today - Work Quotes
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History is the witness that testifies to the passing of time; it illumines reality, vitalizes memory, provides guidance in daily life and brings us tidings of antiquities.  (History And Memory Quotes) I want to make it clear that the black race did not come to the United States culturally empty-handed. The role and importance of ethnic history is in how well it teaches a people to use their own talents, take pride in their own history and love their own memories  (History And Memory Quotes) I think history is collective memories. In writing, I’m using my own memory, and I’m using my collective memory  (History And Memory Quotes) My obsessions stay the same - historical memory and historical erasure. I am particularly interested in the Americas and how a history that is rooted in colonialism, the language and iconography of empire, disenfranchisement, the enslavement of peoples, and the way that people were sectioned off because of blood  (History And Memory Quotes) To me the ego is the habitual and compulsive thought processes that go through everybody’s mind continuously. External things like possessions or memories or failures or successes or achievements. Your personal history  (History And Memory Quotes) History is a people’s memory, and without a memory, man is demoted to the lower animals  (History And Memory Quotes) History is a people’s memory, and without a memory, a man is demoted to the lower animals  (History And Memory Quotes) What part of our history’s reinvented and under rug swept? What part of your memory is selective and tends to forget?  (History And Memory Quotes) History illumes reality, vitalizes memory, provides guidance in daily life  (History And Memory Quotes) History is the diary of humankind; to forget it is to try to navigate the future with no memory of the past.  (History And Memory Quotes) It is curious to note how fragile the memory is, even for the important times in one’s life. This is, moreover, what explains the fortunate fantasy of history.  (History And Memory Quotes) I don’t particularly have a good memory. I think history is many times just the text written by the victors. I wanted to counter that aspect.  (History And Memory Quotes) In Italy, almost at every step, history and poetry add to the graces of nature, sweeten the memory of the past, and seem to preserve it in eternal youth  (History And Memory Quotes) Home is memory, home is your history, home is where you work. Some people want to abandon it and become truly local. But the questions are all there  (History And Memory Quotes) Art is the suitcase of history, carrying the essentials. Art is the life buoy of history. Art is seed, art is memory, art is vaccine  (History And Memory Quotes) History is the witness of the times, the light of truth, the life of memory, the teacher of life, the messenger of antiquity  (History And Memory Quotes) History and memory share events; that is, they share time and space. Every moment is two moments  (History And Memory Quotes) A strange thing is memory, and hope; one looks backward, and the other forward; one is of today, the other of tomorrow. Memory is history recorded in our brain, memory is a painter, it paints pictures of the past and of the day  (History And Memory Quotes) Their memory's like a train: you can see it getting smaller as it pulls away and the things you can't remember tell the things you can't forget that history puts a saint in every dream  (History And Memory Quotes) As a novelist, I mined my history, my family and my memory, but in a very specific way. Writing fiction, I never made use of experiences immediately as they happened. I needed to let things fester in my memory, mature and transmogrify into something meaningful  (History And Memory Quotes) There's a preoccupation with memory and the operation of memory and a rather rapacious interest in history  (History And Memory Quotes) After Nixon resigned in 1974, he engaged in a very aggressive war with history, attempting to wipe out the Watergate stain and memory. Happily, history won, largely because of Nixon's tapes  (History And Memory Quotes) We share a huge visual memory bank, mostly through painting and other images in history. I think when a modern photograph taps into those, sometimes very subliminally, it makes people respond  (History And Memory Quotes) History takes time. History makes memory  (History And Memory Quotes) History is not a burden on the memory but an illumination of the soul  (History And Memory Quotes) We are always remaking history. Our memory is always an interpretive reconstruction of the past, so is perspective  (History And Memory Quotes) It is striking how history, when resting on the memory of men, always touches the bounds of mythology  (History And Memory Quotes) They were like two pieces of a failed star, drawn together by a shared history and a memory of illicit kisses  (History And Memory Quotes) In the theatre we reach out and touch the past through literature, history and memory so that we might receive and relive significant and relevant human qualities in the present and then pass them on to future generations  (History And Memory Quotes) It seems to me, that this, too, is how memory works. What we remember of what was done to us shapes our view, molds us, sets our stance. But what we remember is past, it no longer exists, and yet we hold on to it, live by it, surrender so much control to it. What do we become when we put down the scripts written by history and memory, when each person before us can be seen free of the cultural or personal narrative we’ve inherited or devised? When we, ourselves, can taste that freedom  (History And Memory Quotes)