This theme captivates me and I have other quotations on the idea that we live for as long as someone remembers us. The same applies to music, books, places, languages; they die when nobody remembers them.
‘He used to say that we exist as long as somebody remembers us.’
Source: Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind, trans. Lucia Graves (London: Phoenix, 2012), p. 176
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