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Tradition Quotes

A tradition is a pattern of thought or action that is passed down from past generations, as part of inherited culture. It's often used to describe a body of religious…

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Ancestor Quotes

Quotations about ancestors - literal or figurative ancestors, those who came before us and contributed to making us who we are today.

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Genealogy Quotes

Quotations about genealogy, the process of documenting one's family tree with all ancestors and descendants.

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Memory Quotes

Quotations about memory and memories, from writers and speakers from many times. How reliable is our memory? Are memories happy or sad? Here are some thoughts:

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Nostalgia Quotes

Nostalgia is that feeling of longing one can get when thinking about the past, a longing for a time that cannot return. What have some thinkers said about nostalgia?

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Past Quotes

Quotations reflecting on the past, sometimes in relationship to the present and future.

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Now Quotes

In the moment, now, what is possible? Living in the present, instead of the past and the future, is an ancient practice and a modern technique, adding perspective, calm, openness, and relaxation to our lives.

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History Quotes

History can inform the present and help us shape the future. History can mean what happened in the past, or the story about what happened in the past, and these…