Past

Hugh Trevor-Roper Quote – History Is Not Merely What Happened

"History is not merely what happened. It is what happened in the context of what might have happened." - Hugh Trevor-Roper ...
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Franklin Pierce Adams Quote – The Good Old Days

"Nothing is more responsible for the good old days than a bad memory."                               - Franklin Pierce Adams ...
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George Santayana Quote – A Country Of Madmen

"A country without a memory is a country of madmen." - George Santayana ...
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Mignon McLaughlin Quote – The Past Is Strapped To Our Backs

"The past is strapped to our backs. We do not have to see it; we can always feel it." - Mignon McLaughlin ...
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Wendell Berry Quote – The Past Is Our Definition

"The past is our definition. We may strive, with good reason, to escape it, or to escape what is bad in it, but we will escape it only by adding something better to it." - Wendell Berry ...
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William Faulkner Quote – The Past Is Never Dead

"The past is never dead. It isn't even past." - William Faulkner ...
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Gabriel García Márquez Quote – Endure The Burden Of The Past

"He was still too young to know that the heart’s memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good, and that thanks to this artifice we manage to endure the burden of the past." - Gabriel García Márquez ...
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Tennessee Williams Quote – In memory everything seems to happen to music

"In memory everything seems to happen to music." - Tennessee Williams ...
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