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Luther King Jr. is remembered
as our prince of peace, of civil rights.
-- Morgan Freeman
can be so perfect while we possess it as it will seem
-- Oliver Wendell Holmes
am certain that after the dust of centuries has
passed over our cities, we, too, will be remembered
not for victories or defeats in battles or in
politics, but for our contribution to the human
want to be remembered as the person
who helped us restore faith in ourselves."
-- Wilma Mankiller
us develop the resources of our land, call forth its
build up its institutions, promote all its great interests,
and see whether we also, in our day and generation,
may not perform something worthy to be remembered.
-- W. Somerset Maugham
has remembered the kings and warriors, because they
Art has remembered the people, because they created.”
-- William Morris
would like to be remembered as a person who wanted
to be free... so other people would be also free.
-- Rosa Parks
a pleasure to share one's memories. Everything
remembered is dear, endearing, touching, precious.
At least the past is safe /though we didn't
know it at the time. We know it now. Because
it's in the past; because we have survived.”
-- Susan Sontag
are all longing to go home to some place we have
never been - a place half-remembered and half-envisioned
we can only catch glimpses of from time to time.
Community. Somewhere, there are people to whom
we can speak with passion without having the words
catch in our throats. Somewhere a circle of hands
will open to receive us, eyes will light up as
we enter, voices will celebrate with us whenever
we come into our own power. Community means strength
that joins our strength to do the work that needs
to be done. Arms to hold us when we falter. A
circle of healing. A circle of friends. Someplace
where we can be free.
best portions of a good man's life,
His little, nameless, unremembered acts,
Of kindness and love."
-- William Wordsworth