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“The more vast the amount of time we’ve left behind us, the more irresistible is the voice calling us to return to it.” – Milan Kundera


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The voice calling

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“He smiled the most exquisite smile, veiled by memory, tinged by dreams.” – Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse

Tinged by dreams

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I can only note that the past is beautiful because one never realises an emotion at the time. It expands later, and thus we don’t have complete emotions about the present, only about the past. ― Virginia Woolf

“…we don’t have complete emotions about the present, only about the past.” ― Virginia Woolf

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Memory can make a thing seem to have been much more than it was. ― Marilynne Robinson, Gilead

“Memory can make a thing seem to have been much more than it was.” ― Marilynne Robinson

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Longing for something you once had is a mistake because the pictures in your mind are never the same as whatever it is you are longing for. – Jane Urquhart

“…the pictures in your mind are never the same as whatever it is you are longing for.” – Jane Urquhart

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A memory is what is left when something happens and does not completely unhappen. – Eugene de Bono

“A memory is what is left when something happens and does not completely unhappen.” – Eugene de Bono

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Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it. – Michel de Montaigne

“Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.” – Michel de Montaigne

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