Remembering – Page 10 – Everything


The obscurest epoch is today.

Aug 102016

However many stages history is divided into, ours is always second to last.

Aug 012016

Civilizations expire, unnoticed, in a rabble of compilers, curators, encyclopedists, connoisseurs, aficionados, mashers-up.

Jun 082016

It defeats the purpose of remembering someone’s name to look pleased with yourself for having done so.

May 242016

It was not so long ago that enthusiasm was regarded as a fatal weakness of character.

Mar 212016

The belief that one is entirely self-created has been possible only in a very few times and places. It is an accident of circumstance.

Mar 032016

Humanity stayed poor through centuries of philosophy, and got rich when Watt perfected the steam engine.