Quotations About / On:
Because I remember, I despair. Because I remember, I have the duty to reject despair.
(Elie Wiesel (b. 1928), Rumanian-born U.S. writer. Nobel lecture, Dec. 11, 1986, Oslo, Norway.)
Those who have known the famous are publicly debriefed of their memories, knowing as their own dusk falls that they will only be remembered for remembering someone else.
(Alan Bennett (b. 1934), British playwright. Peggy, in Prick Up Your Ears: The Screenplay (1987).)
How is it that we remember the least triviality that happens to us, and yet not remember how often we have recounted it to the same person?
(François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680), French writer, moralist. Sentences et Maximes Morales, no. 313 (1678).)
All the wrong people remember Vietnam. I think all the people who remember it should forget it, and all the people who forgot it should remember it.
(Michael Herr (b. 1940), U.S. journalist. Observer (London, Jan. 15, 1989).)
When the World gets you down, remember its still underneath your feet.
(trials of life)
'Rejected love is far remembered then accepted love'
(Inspired by Marry)
Inscribe it in the remembering tablets of your mind.
(Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Prometheus Bound, l. 789.)
Always remember, Peggy, it's matrimonial suicide to be jealous when you have a really good reason.
(Clare Boothe Luce (1903-1987), U.S. diplomat, writer. Edith, in The Women, act 3 (1936).)
No one can remember himself as an unpleasant child.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Tenth Selection, New York (1992).)
Remember, you're fighting for this woman's honor, which is probably more than she ever did!
(Bert Kalmar, U.S. screenwriter, Harry Ruby, Arthur Sheekman, and Leo McCarey. Rufus T. Firefly (Groucho Marx), Duck Soup, proclaiming his loyalty to Mrs. Teasdale (Margaret Dumont) as he and his men hold back enemy forces (1933).)