History And Memory Quotes

History And Memory Quotes by Abraham Foxman, Grandma Moses, Abraham Lincoln, Malcolm X, Anne Bogart, Napoleon Bonaparte and many others.

Sixty years after the end of the war, the time has come

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.
Abraham Foxman
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.
Grandma Moses
No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.
Abraham Lincoln
History is a people’s memory, and without a memory, man is demoted to the lower animals.
Malcolm X
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.
Anne Bogart
History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.
Napoleon Bonaparte
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.
Barbara Brown Taylor
History never looks like history when you are living through it. It always looks confusing and messy, and it always feels uncomfortable.
John W. Gardner
History and memory share events; that is, they share time and space. Every moment is two moments.
Anne Michaels