Quotations About / On:
Perhaps one day this too will be pleasant to remember.
(Virgil [Publius Vergilius Maro] (70-19 B.C.), Roman poet. Aeneid, bk. 1, l. 203.
Addressed to his men, referring to the difficulties of the journey to Latium.)
I have often seen an actor laugh off the stage, but I don't remember ever having seen one weep.
(Denis Diderot (1713-1784), French philosopher. repr. In Selected Writings, ed. Lester G. Crocker (1966). Paradox on Acting (first published 1830).)
After I was married a year I remembered things like radio stations and forgot my husband.
(P. J. Wolfson, John L. Balderston (1899-1954), U.S., and Karl Freund. Marie (Sarah Haden), Mad Love, to the one-year-married Mrs. Orlac, who is looking for a radio station (1935).)
She remembered home as a place where there were always too many children, a cross man and work piling up around a sick woman.
(Willa Cather (1873-1947), U.S. novelist. Jim Burden, in My Antonia, book III, ch. IV (1918; rev. 1926).
The narrator sums up Lina Lingard's critique of home and family.)
No one could be the way I remember my father.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Thirteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
I do not remember joy or sorrow in childhood, but listening for clues.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Tenth Selection, New York (1992).)
Remember the fun we had when you poisoned me?
(Robb White, and William Castle. Frederick Loren (Vincent Price), House on Haunted Hill, to his wife (1958).)
Treat the cow kindly, boys; remember she's a ladyand 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.)
At the outstart of discussions of women's intellectual attainments, it is well to remember how few are the men of the first rank.
(Anna Garlin Spencer (1851-1931), U.S. educator, author, feminist, and Unitarian minister. Woman's Share in Social Culture, ch. 3 (1913).)
Turn off that remarkable conscience, Merryhew. Remember virtue has its own reward.
(Richard Bluel. Henry Hathaway. Major Hugh Tarkington (Clinton Greyn), Raid on Rommel, to reluctant soldier (1971).)