Do not trust your memory; it is a net full of holes; the most beautiful prizes slip through it.
It is always brave to say what everyone thinks.
We do not know the true value of our moments until they have undergone the test of memory.
Let us lose none of their humble words, let us note their slightest gestures, and tell me, tell me that we will think of them together, now and later, when we realise the misery of the times and the magnitude of their sacrifice.
The swimmer adrift on the open seas measures his strength, and strives with all his muscles to keep himself afloat. But what is he to do when there is no land on the horizon, and none beyond it?