Memory Quotes

All writers - All people - Have their stores of private and family legends which lie like a collection of half - Forgotten, often violent toys on the floor of memory.
Sir V Pritchett
Happiness is good health and a bad memory.
Ingrid Bergman

Marcel proust - there is no one, no matter how wise he is, who...
One must have a good memory to be able to keep the promises one makes.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Friedrich nietzsche, from the book lies my teacher told me. by james w. loewen (1995) - memory says, i did that. pride replies, i could...
History is the witness that testifies to the passing of time it illumines reality, vitalizes memory, provides guidance in daily life and brings us tidings of antiquity.
Cicero

Why is it that our memory is good enough to retain the least triviality that happens to us, and yet not good enough to recollect how often we have told it to the same person.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Whoever in discussion adduces authority uses not intellect but memory.
Leonardo da Vinci
Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence he is just using his memory.
Leonardo DaVinci
Theodore harold white - history is always best written generations after...
Why is it that our memory is good enough to retain the least triviality that happens to us, and yet not good enough to recollect how often we have told it to the same person?
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
When we lose one we love, our bitterest tears are called forth by the memory of hours when we loved not enough.
Maurice Maeterlinck, Wisdom and Destiny, 1898
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
Rotarian
Memory is a giggling sprite and will not be tamed. She takes flight the moment the present becomes the past.
Real Live Preacher, weblog, 04 - 29 - 04
Nothing improves the memory more than trying to forget.
Author Unknown
We are not enemies but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic cords of memory shall swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of nature.
Abraham Lincoln
There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.
Aeschylus
Do not trust your memory it is a net full of holes the most beautiful prizes slip through it.
Georges Duhamel
When a man or woman loves to brood over a sorrow and takes care to keep it green in their memory, you may be sure it is no longer a pain to them.
Jerome K. Jerome
Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.
John Kenneth Galbraith
The memory should be specially taxed in youth, since it is then that it is strongest and most tenacious. But in choosing the things that should be committed to memory the utmost care and forethought must be exercised; as lessons well learnt in youth are never forgotten.
Arthur Schopenhaue
Memory is not so brilliant as hope, but it is more beautiful, and a thousand times as true.
George Dennison Prentice
Gossip is only the lack of a worthy memory.
Elbert Hubbard
We cross our bridges when we come to them and burn them behind us, with nothing to show for our progress except a memory of the smell of smoke, and a presumption that once our eyes watered.
Tom Stoppard, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
Memory tempers prosperity, mitigates adversity, control youth, and delights old age.
Firmianus Lactantius
We seem but to linger in manhood to tell the dreams of our childhood, and they vanish out of memory ere we learn the language.
Henry David Thoreau
Own only what you can carry with you; know language, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag.
Alexander Solzhenitsyn
We do not know the true value of our moments until they have undergone the test of memory.
Georges Duhamel
Own only what you can carry with you know language, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag.
Alexander Solzhenitsyn
We spend most of our time and energy in a kind of horizontal thinking. We move along the surface of thingsbut there are times when we stop. We sit sill. We lose ourselves in a pile of leaves or its memory. We listen and breezes from a whole other world begin to whisper.
James Carroll
He is indebted to his memory for his jests and to his imagination for his facts.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Memory depends very much on the perspicuity, regularity, and order of our thoughts. Many complain of the want of memory, when the defect is in the judgment; and others, by grasping at all, retain nothing.
Thomas Fulle
As memory may be a paradise from which we cannot be driven, it may also be a hell from which we cannot escape.
John Lancaster Spalding
A strange thing is memory, and hope one looks backward, and the other forward one is of today, the other of tomorrow. Memory is history recorded in our brain, memory is a painter, it paints pictures of the past and of the day.
Anna Mary Robertson Moses
God gave us memory that we might have roses in December.
James M. Barrie
Everyone complains of his lack of memory, but nobody of his want of judgment.
La Rochefoucauld
A memory is a photograph taken by the heart to make a special moment last forever.
Unknown
I think it is all a matter of love the more you love a memory, the stronger and stranger it is.
Vladimir Nabokov
As with most fine things, chocolate has its season. There is a simple memory aid that you can use to determine whether it is the correct time to order chocolate dishes any month whose name contains the letter A, E, or U is the proper time for chocolate.
Sandra
Memory feeds imagination.
Amy Tan