I got this in my email today and wanted to share it with our blog visitors. The email asked that people forward the email – but I wanted to share it here.
There are so many things that people want to ignore and pretend the bad things didn’t happen. But a big problem with that approach is that people tend to forget the bad things if they don’t remember. So, I’m not advocating dwelling on the negatives or letting it take over your life — but I do encourage people to remember and to be aware of the things happening around you each day.
Remember these wise words –
Those that fail to remember the past are doomed to repeat it –
George Santayana’s famous aphorism “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it” is inscribed on a plaque at the Auschwitz concentration camp in Polish translation and English back-translation
Those that fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it. –
Winston Churchill has been credited with saying, ‘Those that fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.’ Winston Churchill was once the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Churchill was born on November 30, 1874 and died on January 24, 1965.
It is now 68 years after the Second World War in Europe ended. This e-mail is being sent as a memorial Chain, in memory of the six million Jews, 20 million Russians, 10 Million Christians and 1,900 Catholic priests who were murdered, Massacred, raped, burned, starved and humiliated .
Now, more than ever, it’s imperative to make sure the world never forgets, Because there are others who would like to do it again.