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Quotes of the Day for 27 July 2000 – Memory

I'm on the road, returning to my hometown for a few days to celebrate the 30th anniversary of my escape from high school. This brings a few things to mind, starting with the nature of Memory.

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The quotes:

I'm always fascinated by the way memory diffuses fact.
     - Diane Sawyer

He who has gone, so we but cherish his memory, abides with us, more potent, nay, more present than the living man.
     - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Memory is not so brilliant as hope, but it is more beautiful, and a thousand times as true.
     - George Dennison Prentice

God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.
     - J. M. Barrie

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