Archive for November 15th, 2012

2012

past

One must always maintain one’s connection to the past and yet ceaselessly pull away from it. To remain in touch with the past requires a love of memory. To remain in touch with the past requires a constant imaginative effort.

Gaston Bachelard, Fragments of a Poetics of Fire (1988)

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2012

a friend

To the query, “What is a friend?” his reply was, “A single soul dwelling in two bodies.”

attributed to Aristotle in Lives of Eminent Philosophers by Diogenes Laërtius (AD 200-300)

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