It was a nice way to remember, to gather those scattered Friday nights of candles strewn over childhood’s inconsistent terrain. A token of memory, and also of history, the collective remembrance far beyond memory’s reach.
Elizabeth Ehrlich quotes
Henry Steele Commager – history "For a people to be without history, or to be ignorant of its history, is as for a man to be without memory - condemned forever to make the same discoveries that have been made in the past, invent the same techniques, wrestle with the same problems, commit the same errors; and condemned, too, to forfeit the rich pleasures of recollection. Indeed, just as it…
"I suppose there were moonless nights and dark… "I suppose there were moonless nights and dark ones with but a silver shaving and pale stars in the sky, but I remember them all as flooded with the rich indolence of a full moon." - Willa Sibert Cather