Something to remember…

Ah, but we die to each other daily.
What we know of other people
Is only our memory of the moments
During which we knew them. And they have changed since then.
To pretend that they and we are the same
Is a useful and convenient social convention
Which must sometimes be broken. We must also remember
That at every meeting we are meeting a stranger.

– T.S. Eliot, The Cocktail Party

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2 comments

  1. jia

    hi, you need to get tumblr so i can click ‘reblog’. but even if you don’t, i love this quote

    • Berny

      nah i don’t wanna get tumblr for the stuff i post on this blog because i want my posts to remain sort of enshrined in their own little webspace! thanks for your comment anyway πŸ™‚

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