Quotes: Memory & Time

“All photographs are memento mori. To take a photograph is to participate in another person’s (or thing’s) mortality, vulnerability, mutability. Precisely by slicing out this moment and freezing it, all photographs testify to time’s relentless melt.”
~ Susan Sontag

“I can only note that the past is beautiful because one never realizes 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

“I don’t want to repeat my innocence. I want the pleasure of losing it again.”
~ F. Scott Fitzgerald

“In a person’s lifetime there may be not more than half a dozen occasions that he can look back to in the certain knowledge that right then, at that moment, there was room for nothing but happiness in his heart.”
~  Ernestine Gilbreth Carey 

“Memories establish the past;Senses perceive the present;Imaginations shape the future.”~ Toba Beta

“Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a  second.”
~  Marc Riboud

“So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.”
~ Helen Keller

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