origin, early 15c., from M.Fr. origine, from L. originem (nom. origo) "rise, beginning, source," from stem of oriri "to rise, become visible, appear." A source that is visible, or rendered visible via the imagination, language, art. Pourquoi.
We only store in memory images of value. Patricia Hampl
We are entirely made up of bits and pieces, woven together so diversely and so shapelessly that each one of them pulls its own way at every moment. Montaigne