You realize that our mistrust of the future makes it hard to give up the past.
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What is history? An echo of the past in the future; a reflex from the future on the past.
When we think of the past it’s the beautiful things we pick out. We want to believe it was all like that.
There was this superstitious fear on the part of the pygmies of the present for the relics of the giants of the past.
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