marți, 29 iulie 2008


"Life [or history] is not what one lived, but what one remembers and how one remembers it in order to recount it." Gabriel García Márquez, Vivir para contarla

"I tried to tell her how if you could not accept the past and its burden there was no future, for without one there cannot be the other"* Robert Penn Warren, All the King's Men

“Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens.” William Henry Beveridge, Full Employment in a Free
Society (1944)

"But things that are good to have and days that are good to spend are soon told about, and not much to listen to; while things that are uncomfortable, palpitating, and even gruesome, may make a good tale, and take a deal of telling anyway." J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit

“The only way to continue is to tell a story and there is no other way. Your children will not survive unless you tell something about them – how they were born, how they came to this certain place, how they continued.” Simon Ortiz, A Good Journey

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