Memory is not an instrument for exploring the past but its theatre. It is the medium of past experience, as the ground is the medium in which dead cities lie interred.
This quote is about memory.
Record how this quote makes you feel.
You can report quote corrections via the "Conversation" tab below
Search on Google Books to find citations of this quotation.
We don't have a biography.
I'm male, say nothing
Immature love says: I love you because I need you. Mature love says: I need you because I love you.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
I'd rather be right than President.
Age is not all decay; it is the ripening, the swelling, of the fresh life within, that withers and bursts the husk.
Man is the only animal for whom his own existence is a problem which he has to solve.
Take this action
Or do this