Memory Quotes

Happiness is good health and a bad memory.
Ingrid Bergman
No amount of time can erase the memory of a good cat and no amount of masking tape can ever totally remove his fur from your couch.
Leo Buscaglia

Leonardo davinci - anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to...
There is no monument dedicated to the memory of a committee.
Lester J. Pourciau
William james - the stream of thought flows on; but most of its...
There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.
Aeschylus

There is not any memory with less satisfaction than the memory of some temptation we resisted.
James Branch Cabell
Everyone complains of his lack of memory, but nobody of his want of judgment.
La Rochefoucauld
One must have a good memory to be able to keep the promises one makes.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Michel eyquem de montaigne - anyone who does not feel sufficiently strong in...
Your body is just the place your memory calls home.
Deepak Chopra, Quantum Healing
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
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
Own only what you can carry with you know language, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag.
Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Own only what you can carry with you; know language, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag.
Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Memory tempers prosperity, mitigates adversity, control youth, and delights old age.
Firmianus Lactantius
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time.
Friedrich Nietzsche
The aim of education should be to teach us rather how to think, than what to think - - Rather to improve our minds, so as to enable us to think for ourselves, than to load the memory with thoughts of other men.
Bill Beattie
Memory is the greatest of artists, and effaces from your mind what is unnecessary.
Maurice Baring
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Michel de Montaigne
Each happiness of yesterday is a memory for tomorrow.
George W. Douglas
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
No man has a good enough memory to be a sucessful liar.
Abrahm Lincoln
Many complain of their memory, few of their judgment.
Benjamin Franklin
Five senses; an incurably abstract intellect; a haphazardly selective memory; a set of preconceptions and assumptions so numerous that I can never examine more than minority of them - Never become conscious of them all. How much of total reality can such an apparatus let through?
C. S. Lewis
Footfalls echo in the memory Down the passage which we did not take Towards the door we never opened Into the rose - Garden. My words echo Thus, in your mind.
T. S. Eliot
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
History is always best written generations after the event, when clouded fact and memory have all fused into what can be accepted as truth, whether it be so or not.
Theodore Harold White
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
For the memory of love is sweet, though the love itself were in vain. And what I have lost of pleasure, assuage what I find of pain.
Lyste
The palest ink is better than the best memory.
Chinese Prove
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, Pro Publio Sestio
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
Albert Schweitze
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
I know my fate. One day my name will be associated with the memory of something tremendous - - A crisis without equal on earth, the most profound collision of conscience, a decision that was conjured up against everything that had been believed, demanded, hallowed so far. I am no man, I am dynamite.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
He who is not very strong in memory should not meddle with lying.
Michel de Montaigne
Memory says, I did that. Pride replies, I could not have done that. Eventually memory yields.
Friedrich Nietzsche, from the book Lies my Teacher Told Me. By James W. Loewen (1995)
He who has gone, so we but cherish his memory, abides with us, more potent, nay, more present than the living man.
Antoine De Saint - Exupery
Nothing improves the memory more than trying to forget.
Author Unknown
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