History and Memory Quotes

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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. – Grandma Moses

History and memory share events; that is, they share time and space. Every moment is two moments. – Anne Michaels

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History is a people’s memory, and without a memory, man is demoted to the lower animals. – Malcolm X

History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon. – Napoleon Bonaparte

History never looks like history when you are living through it. It always looks confusing and messy, and it always feels uncomfortable. – John W. Gardner

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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. – Anne Bogart

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. – Rebecca Walker

No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar. – Abraham Lincoln

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Nobody who comes out of the movie [Aquarius] focuses on those [sexual] scenes, because they are not the heart of the film. They are a consequence of the story, but I don’t remember hearing audiences talking about them afterward. They came out discussing themes of resistance, history and memory. They’re talking about the beauty of the self and how it can become demolished. – Sonia Braga

Sixty years after the end of the war, the time has come to make this information available. With the number of survivors and witnesses diminishing by the day, and the reality that the Holocaust is fading into the pages of history and memory, we should not have to wait any longer. – Abraham Foxman

The value for me being in a mainline tradition is history and memory, which is not just Christian tradition but denominational tradition, and characters, you know, with real distinct flavors of ways to be Christian. – Barbara Brown Taylor

history and memory quotes

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