Memory Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Memory

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A lot of people mistake a short memory for a clear conscience.
~By Doug Larson ~


I still have in my memory, almost agonizing impressions of a serious illness which I had when I was about eight years old. Those about me called it scarlet fever, and its very name seemed to have a diabolical quality.
~By Pierre Loti ~


He who has gone, so we but cherish his memory, abides with us, more potent, nay, more present than the living man.
~By Antoine de Saint-Exupery ~


Man is the only creature we know, that, when the term of his natural life is ended, leaves the memory of himself behind him.
~By William Godwin ~


I have an old brain but a terrific memory.
~By Al Lewis ~


Memory is the way we keep telling ourselves our stories - and telling other people a somewhat different version of our stories.
~By Alice Munro ~


Gratitude changes the pangs of memory into a tranquil joy.
~By Dietrich Bonhoeffer ~


In college, my big money memory was saving up to buy a car with my boyfriend, whom I lived with.
~By Christie Hefner ~


One learns little more about a man from the feats of his literary memory than from the feats of his alimentary canal.
~By Frank Moore Colby ~


Sometimes I get the start of a story from a memory, an anecdote, but that gets lost and is usually unrecognizable in the final story.
~By Alice Munro ~


As I like to say, the entire collective memory of the species - that means all known and recorded information - is going to be just a few keystrokes away in a matter of years.
~By Dee Hock ~


We photographers deal in things which are continually vanishing, and when they have vanished there is no contrivance on earth can make them come back again. We cannot develop and print a memory.
~By Henri Cartier-Bresson ~


I still went to church regularly every Sunday; that is we all went there together. I reverenced the family pew where we had assembled for so many years; and apart from that reason I hold it dear because it is associated in my memory with my mother.
~By Pierre Loti ~


Anticipation of movement, through muscular innervation and memory, by its retention of nerve impulse images, extend the present to the limit of a second or so.
~By John Desmond Bernal ~


It takes good memory to keep up a lie.
~By Pierre Corneille ~


I was never very good at exams, having a poor memory and finding the examination process rather artificial, and there never seemed to be enough time to follow up things that really interested me.
~By Paul Nurse ~


I just hope it grows into where it was before because I want my son to see it. I want him to have a positive memory of it going forward, so he can be proud of his daddy.
~By Scott Stapp ~


History takes time. History makes memory.
~By Gertrude Stein ~


An angel has no memory.
~By Terry Southern ~


Parents lend children their experience and a vicarious memory; children endow their parents with a vicarious immortality.
~By George Santayana ~


I was helped by having a verbatim memory of what happened years ago, even if I can't remember what happened a couple of days ago.
~By James Herriot ~


It's been 25 years now, and truthfully, time sometimes blurs the memory.
~By Bob Kane ~


According to materialistic science, any memory requires a material substrate, such as the neuronal network in the brain or the DNA molecules of the genes.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


We are linked by blood, and blood is memory without language.
~By Joyce Carol Oates ~


It's as though all the terms of a family were present at one time rather than his dad and his mum. Not just a present authority, but the resident memory of what qualifies what else is the case.
~By Robert Creeley ~


Outside speech, the association that is made in the memory between words having something in common creates different groups, series, families, within which very diverse relations obtain but belonging to a single category: these are associative relations.
~By Ferdinand de Saussure ~


Human memory is a marvelous but fallacious instrument. The memories which lie within us are not carved in stone; not only do they tend to become erased as the years go by, but often they change, or even increase by incorporating extraneous features.
~By Primo Levi ~


You have to have a short memory as a closer.
~By Frank Robinson ~


She glances at the photo, and the pilot light of memory flickers in her eyes.
~By Frank Deford ~


Music, when soft voices die Vibrates in the memory.
~By Percy Bysshe Shelley ~


Fond memory brings the light of other days around me.
~By Thomas More ~


Memory tempers prosperity, mitigates adversity, controls youth, and delights old age.
~By Lactantius ~


We do not know the true value of our moments until they have undergone the test of memory.
~By Georges Duhamel ~


Elephants can live to an age of up to 70 or 80 years and they have a good memory. It could be they come across an area that is experiencing a drought. Then they continue on their path and run into people.
~By Richard Leakey ~


As memory may be a paradise from which we cannot be driven, it may also be a hell from which we cannot escape.
~By John Lancaster Spalding ~


Meanwhile the fact that the connection with the activity of memory in ordinary life is for the moment lost is of less importance than the reverse, namely, that this connection with the complications and fluctuations of life is necessarily still a too close one.
~By Hermann Ebbinghaus ~


Grief is only the memory of widowed affections.
~By James Martineau ~


Tired mothers find that spanking takes less time than reasoning and penetrates sooner to the seat of the memory.
~By Will Durant ~


Time and memory are true artists; they remould reality nearer to the heart's desire.
~By John Dewey ~


Many a man fails as an original thinker simply because his memory it too good.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


Memory believes before knowing remembers. Believes longer than recollects, longer than knowing even wonders.
~By William Faulkner ~


And if the great fear had not come upon me, as it did, and forced me to do my duty, I might have been less good to the people than some man who had never dreamed at all, even with the memory of so great a vision in me.
~By Black Elk ~


Martin Luther King Jr. is remembered as our prince of peace, of civil rights. We owe him something major that will keep his memory alive.
~By Morgan Freeman ~


All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
~By Wislawa Szymborska ~


I guess the painkillers wipe out your memory along with your ethics.
~By Keith Olbermann ~


We have committed the Golden Rule to memory; let us now commit it to life.
~By Edwin Markham ~


I was myself brought up with my brother, whose name was Matthias, for he was my own brother, by both father and mother; and I made mighty proficiency in the improvements of my learning, and appeared to have both a great memory and understanding.
~By Flavius Josephus ~


I wanted to have virtual memory, at least as it's coupled with file systems.
~By Ken Thompson ~


I don't think I think when I play. I have a photographic memory for chords, and when I'm playing, the right chords appear in my mind like photographs long before I get to them.
~By Earl Hines ~


Indeed, as the above calculation indicates, to take full advantage of the memory space available, the ultimate laptop must turn all its matter into energy.
~By Seth Lloyd ~


My work has typically been about finding a means to express memory and commemoration for loss and grief.
~By John Regan ~


A great city, whose image dwells in the memory of man, is the type of some great idea. Rome represents conquest; Faith hovers over the towers of Jerusalem; and Athens embodies the pre-eminent quality of the antique world, Art.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


To be here recovers from a state of soul, from a state of mind. I have the memory of the heart. I know what I received. I must have the will to give back to others.
~By Jacky Ickx ~


I think that we are already making steps toward mapping out the brain so we can identify the chemical patterns that create and store memory.
~By J. Michael Straczynski ~


No memory of having starred atones for later disregard, or keeps the end from being hard.
~By Robert Frost ~


Memory, in widow's weeds, with naked feet stands on a tombstone.
~By Aubrey de Vere ~


An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don't.
~By Anatole France ~


States. Of course, I'm speaking only from memory.
~By Edgar Wilson Nye ~


A man's real possession is his memory. In nothing else is he rich, in nothing else is he poor.
~By Alexander Smith ~


In the cellars of the night, when the mind starts moving around old trunks of bad times, the pain of this and the shame of that, the memory of a small boldness is a hand to hold.
~By John Leonard ~


In the past 3-4 years I've developed a habit of keeping numerous small cassette recorders in my house and in a bag with me so that I'm able to commit to tape memory song ideas on a constant basis.
~By Dwight Yoakam ~


I'll never forget anything about Middle Earth. That's part of my memory now so I won't miss anything.
~By David Wenham ~


Looking back across the years, so many pictures flash on the screen of my memory that just as I begin to see one clearly, another slides in, blotting out the first, itself to be pushed aside by the next and the next and the next.
~By Conrad Veidt ~


Your body has such a memory.
~By Kristanna Loken ~


I have a hot memory, but I know I've forgotten many things, too, just squashed things in favor of survival.
~By Iggy Pop ~


The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


Science and technology revolutionize our lives, but memory, tradition and myth frame our response.
~By Arthur M. Schlesinger ~


Memory is a great artist. For every man and for every woman it makes the recollection of his or her life a work of art and an unfaithful record.
~By Andre Maurois ~


The memory of my own suffering has prevented me from ever shadowing one young soul with the superstition of the Christian religion.
~By Elizabeth Cady Stanton ~


Life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by you so quickly you hardly catch it going.
~By Tennessee Williams ~


Men act like brutes in so far as the sequences of their perceptions arise through the principle of memory only, like those empirical physicians who have mere practice without theory.
~By Gottfried Leibniz ~


Romance like a ghost escapes touching; it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
~By George William Curtis ~


The memory is like a cat scratching my heart.
~By Marina Oswald ~


It turns out that my memory is just not that great, so for specific scenes with people doing stuff, sometimes I'd have the details all wrong or I couldn't remember what happened exactly, so I just let that be.
~By Rick Moody ~


Nothing is more responsible for the good old days than a bad memory.
~By Franklin P. Adams ~


Time, which wears down and diminishes all things, augments and increases good deeds, because a good turn liberally offered to a reasonable man grows continually through noble thought and memory.
~By Francois Rabelais ~


We never really had any kind of a Christmas. This is one part where my memory fails me completely.
~By Frank McCourt ~


You can reconstruct the picture from chaos and memory's ruins.
~By Kay Boyle ~


No trace of slavery ought to mix with the studies of the freeborn man. No study, pursued under compulsion, remains rooted in the memory.
~By Plato ~


A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness.
~By Elbert Hubbard ~


No memory is ever alone; it's at the end of a trail of memories, a dozen trails that each have their own associations.
~By Louis L'Amour ~


I cannot walk through the suburbs in the solitude of the night without thinking that the night pleases us because it suppresses idle details, just as our memory does.
~By Jorge Luis Borges ~


The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting.
~By Milan Kundera ~


The effectiveness of our memory banks is determined not by the total number of facts we take in, but the number we wish to reject.
~By Jon Wynne-Tyson ~


I was once married to a woman who could eat anything and tell you what was in it: the most complicated recipes. Her memory of taste - now that's what I call memory!
~By Morton Feldman ~


History is not a burden on the memory but an illumination of the soul.
~By Lord Acton ~


The headline is the most important element of an ad. It must offer a promise to the reader of a believable benefit. And it must be phrased in a way to give it memory value.
~By Morris Hite ~


How cruelly sweet are the echoes that start, When memory plays an old tune on the heart.
~By Eliza Cook ~


There is no reality of consciousness independent of the effects of various vehicles of content on subsequent action (and hence, of course, on memory).
~By Daniel Clement Dennett ~


I didn't worry about it because I kind of felt I left a good message and memory with the people in terms of my work, and I always felt with a good record, I could always come back.
~By Tina Turner ~


It's surprising how much memory is built around things unnoticed at the time.
~By Barbara Kingsolver ~


What happens is that your wretched memory remembers the words and forgets what's behind them.
~By Augusto Roa Bastos ~


History is a people's memory, and without a memory, man is demoted to the lower animals.
~By Malcom X ~


Thus one memory follows another until the waves dash together over our heads, and a deep sigh swells the breast, which warns us that we have forgotten to breathe in the midst of these pure thoughts.
~By Max Muller ~


The sons of Judah have to choose that God may again choose them. The divine principle of our race is action, choice, resolved memory.
~By George Eliot ~


The memory, experiencing and re-experiencing, has such power over one's mere personal life, that one has merely lived.
~By Rebecca West ~


That past is still within our living memory, a time when neighbour helped neighbour, sharing what little they had out of necessity, as well as decency.
~By Mary McAleese ~


Memory is the first casualty of middle age, if I remember correctly.
~By Candice Bergen ~


Wouldn't you like to have an augmented memory chip that you could plug into your head so you don't have to look everything up and remember everything?
~By Kevin J. Anderson ~


I have never seen a game's graphics look so sharp and clean. The sound design for the game is also unique on the Xbox. The memory on this system allowed us to provide the user with 5.1 Dolby surround sound for home theatre owners.
~By Don Bluth ~

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