But again this preference may come from having begun my fishing the way I did, the prejudice we all have for the things we did first, that “I don’t know but I think I’d rather go after them over dogs the way we used to.” Opinions of this kind are memories and memories of early days seem true. The earlier these memories may be the truer they seem and not only the earlier in time but rather anything one remembers of the start of an experience.
Henry Green -- Pack My Bag (1940)
I woke up extremely late next morning with a definite feeling of having lived through a key experience in my life. My only trouble was not being able to remember it.
Gavin Lambert – Inside Daisy Clover (1963)