Quotes

François de La Rochefoucauld Quote – Memory

"Why is our memory good enough to recall to the last detail things that have happened to us, yet not good enough to recall how often we have told them to the same person?" - François de La Rochefoucauld ...
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Paula Ross quote – Pay the price

"Privilege, almost by definition, requires that someone pay the price for its enjoyment." - Paula Ross ...
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Doug Larson Quote – Clear Conscience

"A lot of people mistake a short memory for a clear conscience." - Doug Larson ...
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Hannah Arendt quote – Economic growth

"Economic growth may one day turn out to be a curse rather than a good, and under no conditions can it either lead into freedom or constitute a proof for its existence."     - Hannah Arendt ...
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Gabriel García Márquez Quote – Endure The Burden Of The Past

"He was still too young to know that the heart’s memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good, and that thanks to this artifice we manage to endure the burden of the past." - Gabriel García Márquez ...
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Clement R. Attlee quote – Something Greater than materialism

"No social system in any country will bring us happiness, health, and prosperity unless it is inspired by something greater than materialism." - Clement R. Attlee ...
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Virgilia Peterson Quote – Memory Must Be Selective

"I can understand that memory must be selective, else it would choke on the glut of experience. What I cannot understand is why it selects what it does." - Virgilia Peterson ...
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David T. Bazelon quote – Money is a dream

"Money is a dream. It is a piece of paper on which is imprinted in invisible ink the dream of all the things it will buy, all the trinkets and all the power over others." - David T. Bazelon ...
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Tennessee Williams Quote – In memory everything seems to happen to music

"In memory everything seems to happen to music." - Tennessee Williams ...
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Kahlil Gibran quote – Pray in the fullness of your joy

"You pray in your distress and in your need; would that you might pray also in the fullness of your joy and in your abundance." - Kahlil Gibran ...
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