Quotes of the Day for 22 November 2002 – Memory
Remember when memories were those distorted images of days gone by, instead of critical chunks of silicon on a circuit board? Well, adding some of the latter to the primary mail server put me in mind of the former. Herewith some quotes on Memory.
Memory is a complicated thing, a relative to truth but not its twin.
- Barbara Kingsolver
Our memories are card indexes consulted and then returned in disorder by authorities whom we do not control.
- Cyril Connolly, 1903 - 1974
I'm always fascinated by the way memory diffuses fact.
- Diane Sawyer
'I have done that,' says my memory. 'I cannot have done that' - says my pride, and remains adamant. At last memory yields.
- Friedrich Nietzsche
There is not any memory with less satisfaction than the memory of some temptation we resisted.
- James Branch Cabell
God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.
- James Matthew Barrie, 1860 - 1937
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