Quotations About / On: REMEMBER

  • 51.
    Treat the cow kindly, boys; remember she's a lady—and a mother.
    (Federal Writers' Project Of The Wor, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943). Quoting Theophilus Hacker, University of Minnesota Dairy School head. Minnesota: A State Guide (The WPA Guide to Minnesota), p. 233, Viking Press (1938). Advice to students.)
  • 52.
    No mother-in-law ever remembers that she was once a daughter-in-law.
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  • 53.
    When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary.
    (Thomas Paine (1737-1809), Anglo-American political theorist, writer. Common Sense, ch. 4 (1776).)
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  • 54.
    Forgetting and remembering are governed by laws, but we cannot find out what they are.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fifth Selection, New York (1988).)
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  • 55.
    Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered.
    (W.H. (Wystan Hugh) Auden (1907-1973), Anglo-American poet. The Dyer's Hand, pt. 1, "Reading," (1962).)
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  • 56.
    Men fall into two classes—those who forget views and those who remember them.
    (E.M. (Edward Morgan) Forster (1879-1970), British novelist, essayist. A Room with a View, pt. I, ch. 15 (1908). George Emerson's opinion repeated by Lucy Honeychurch.)
  • 57.
    I'm just an old man and I smell bad, remember?
    (Stanley Kubrick (b. 1928), U.S. director, screenwriter. Vincent Rapallo (Frank Silvera), Killer's Kiss, to the attractive woman who rebuffed his advances earlier (1955).)
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  • 58.
    Friendship is evanescent in every man's experience, and remembered like heat lightning in past summers.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (1849), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 1, p. 277, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 59.
    Sorrow is tranquility remembered in emotion.
    (Dorothy Parker (1893-1967), U.S. humorous writer. Here Lies, "Sentiment," (1939). For the original, see Wordsworth on poetry.)
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  • 60.
    There was more foolery yet, if I could remember it.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Casca, in Julius Caesar, act 1, sc. 2, l. 287. Reporting to Cassius what happened when Caesar addressed the people of Rome.)
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