If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.
~ Rudyard Kipling
The more you know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future.
~ Theodore Roosevelt
To forget one's ancestors is to be a brook without a source, a tree without a root.
~ Chinese proverb
Life is but a little story, punctuated in the main with commas of our happiness and periods of our pain.
~ Edgar Selwyn
Stories have to be told or they die, and when they die, we can't remember who we are or why we're here.
~ Sue Monk Kidd
People are hungry for stories. It's part of our being.
~ Studs Terkel
In the end, only the stories survive.
~ Alexis M. Smith
We are not makers of history. We are made by history.
~ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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Portrait of a Boy 1852 – 1855 This rare painting is an incredible find! It is a Camille Pissarro painting, […]Read More
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Coastal Scene of St. Thomas So many artists have attempted to capture the beauty of the islands in their paintings. […]Read More
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