Quotes About Ephemera

Quotes tagged as "ephemera" (showing 1-3 of 3)
Marilyn Johnson
“We are all living history, and it’s hard to say now what will be important in the future. One thing’s certain, though: if we throw it away, it’s gone.”
Marilyn Johnson, This Book Is Overdue!: How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All

“Humans have an extraordinary ability to forget. Or perversely an inability to remember. Humans will 'move on’ from a significant tragedy in 2 weeks, a failure of politics in one. Moreover and miserably, a failure in sport will last indefinitely.”
Maurice O'Sullivan Aherne

“Young would-be novelists and poets believe that art is eternal. Au contraire: we are in the business of ephemera, the era of floating islands of trash, and most of the things we feel deeply and inscribe on the page will disappear.”
Julie Schumacher, Dear Committee Members

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