Here are a few of my favorite quotes heard at conferences in 2013, recalled via my sketchbook entries.
Two from the Narrative Medicine conference in London:
From the Comics & Medicine conference, Brighton:
“We need to give our banged up and bruised stories to others to do what they will… The truth of the past is impossible to access and the present has its own confused agenda.” – Mita Mahato
“To the best of your ability, be a reliable narrator.” – Peaco Todd
From the ASBH (American Society of Bioethics and Humanities) conference, Atlanta:
This one is from a sidewalk in Bath, found on a diversionary side trip en route to a conference (so it still counts):