qotd: drift

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Memories must make do with their delirium, with their drift. A moment stopped would burn like a frame of film blocked before the furnace of the projector.

—Chris Marker, Sans Soleil

qotd: collection

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Our minds and souls contain volumes inscribed by our experiences and emotions; each individual’s consciousness is a collection of memories we’ve cataloged and stored inside us, a private library of a life lived.

—Susan Orlean, The Library Book