History And Memory Quotes by John W. Gardner, Abraham Lincoln, Anne Bogart, Barbara Brown Taylor, Anne Michaels, Grandma Moses and many others.
History never looks like history when you are living through it. It always looks confusing and messy, and it always feels uncomfortable.
No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.
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.
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.
History and memory share events; that is, they share time and space. Every moment is two moments.
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.
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.