The city, however, does not tell its past, but contains it like the lines of a hand, written in the corners of the streets, the gratings of the windows, the banisters of the steps, the antennae of the lightning rods, the poles of the flags, every segment marked in turn with scratches, indentations, scrolls.

Invisible Cities

Italo Calvino

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The past was irrevocably past. And conscience had been given man to regret it only in so far as that might change the future.

Malcolm Lowry, Under the Volcano (via mandabookcorner)
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