Quotes for Writers (and people who like quotes) Mary Robinson
November 9, 1990 (Photo credit: National Library of Ireland on The Commons)
Symbols give us our identity, our self image, our way of explaining ourself to ourselves and to others. Symbols in turn determine the kind of stories we tell; and the stories we tell determine the kind of history we make and re-make.
From Mary Robinson‘s Inaugural speech in 1990 when she was sworn in as Ireland’s seventh president.