Memory Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Memory

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The issues and challenges surrounding nuclear non-proliferation are continuously evolving. They've changed dramatically at several junctures in recent memory.
~By Spencer Abraham ~


After Nixon resigned in 1974, he engaged in a very aggressive war with history, attempting to wipe out the Watergate stain and memory. Happily, history won, largely because of Nixon's tapes.
~By Bob Woodward ~


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


We were interested in this notion of compression- a lot of the songs were really short so that you'd absorb them in memory rather than when you're actually hearing them.
~By Arto Lindsay ~


Fortunately, I've also been an electrician, and that's a happy memory for me.
~By James MacArthur ~


It's like your children talking about holidays, you find they have a quite different memory of it from you. Perhaps everything is not how it is, but how it's remembered.
~By Denis Norden ~


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 ~


Woe to that nation whose literature is cut short by the intrusion of force. This is not merely interference with freedom of the press but the sealing up of a nation's heart, the excision of its memory.
~By Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn ~


I had some vague memory of visiting Canberra as a lad, when we came up with my father by car. But when I made the long train journey from Sydney to Canberra and arrived at the little stop, I did wonder slightly whether this really was the national capital.
~By John Henry Carver ~


The repressed memory is like a noisy intruder being thrown out of the concert hall. You can throw him out, but he will bang on the door and continue to disturb the concert. The analyst opens the door and says, If you promise to behave yourself, you can come back in.
~By Theodor Reik ~


Sweet is the memory of past troubles.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


The last four years have not diluted the memory or weakened the resolve of our citizens. Four years later, our hearts still hurt for the families whose loved ones were murdered that day.
~By John Doolittle ~


Only people have been through that miserable time will recall the pass from their deep memory.
~By Zhang Yimou ~


Oh, to me not drinking is like being dead, almost. I sit here taking endless journeys down memory lane. It gets boring.
~By Jeffrey Bernard ~


A memory is a beautiful thing, it's almost a desire that you miss.
~By Gustave Flaubert ~


Language is memory and metaphor.
~By Storm Jameson ~


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 ~


When I was a child I had a best friend who lived across the road from me. When her mother died unexpectedly it was like losing a member of my own family. I think I am still affected by the memory of that loss.
~By Margaret Mahy ~


The camera relieves us of the burden of memory. It surveys us like God, and it surveys for us. Yet no other god has been so cynical, for the camera records in order to forget.
~By John Berger ~


Memory is man's greatest friend and worst enemy.
~By Gilbert Parker ~


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 ~


I was asked to memorise what I did not understand; and, my memory being so good, it refused to be insulted in that manner.
~By Aleister Crowley ~


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


Ah, tell me not that memory sheds gladness o'er the past, what is recalled by faded flowers, save that they did not last?
~By Letitia Landon ~


The memory of things gone is important to a jazz musician.
~By Louis Armstrong ~


I've always been fascinated by the operation of memory - the way in which it is not linear but fragmented, and its ambivalence.
~By Penelope Lively ~


Context and memory play powerful roles in all the truly great meals in one's life.
~By Anthony Bourdain ~


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 ~


You never realize what a good memory you have until you try to forget something.
~By Franklin P. Jones ~


Our sages of blessed memory have said that we must not enjoy any pleasure in this world without reciting a blessing.
~By Shmuel Y. Agnon ~


Home is one's birthplace, ratified by memory.
~By Henry Anatole Grunwald ~


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.
~By Thomas Fuller ~


There are lots of people who mistake their imagination for their memory.
~By Josh Billings ~


No man surely has so short a memory as the American.
~By Rebecca H. Davis ~


Appealing workplaces are to be avoided. One wants a room with no view, so imagination can meet memory in the dark.
~By Annie Dillard ~


Time moves in one direction, memory in another.
~By William Gibson ~


This kind of forgetting does not erase memory, it lays the emotion surrounding the memory to rest.
~By Clarissa Pinkola Estes ~


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 ~


Observation is an old man's memory.
~By Jonathan Swift ~


Memory is the mother of all wisdom.
~By Aeschylus ~


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


That old man dies prematurely whose memory records no benefits conferred. They only have lived long who have lived virtuously.
~By Richard Brinsley Sheridan ~


I was trying to figure out what a memory feels like.
~By Charlie Kaufman ~


I learned everything from that show, so it's just a wonderful memory to me. A lot of people would be embarrassed to admit that they were on 'Barney', but I embrace the fact. I just had such a wonderful time doing that show... I learned what a camera and prop is, and all that. I learned my manners too, so I guess that's a good thing!
~By Selena Gomez ~


Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


Life is possible only by the deficiencies of our imagination and memory.
~By Emile M. Cioran ~


A man at work, making something which he feels will exist because he is working at it and wills it, is exercising the energies of his mind and soul as well as of his body. Memory and imagination help him as he works.
~By William Morris ~


Memory is not wisdom; idiots can by rote repeat volumes. Yet what is wisdom without memory?
~By Martin Farquhar Tupper ~


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 ~


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


One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.
~By Antonio Porchia ~


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 ~


A Church which has lost its memory is in a sad state of senility.
~By Henry Chadwick ~


Intelligence is the wife, imagination is the mistress, memory is the servant.
~By Victor Hugo ~


A man of great memory without learning hath a rock and a spindle and no staff to spin.
~By George Herbert ~


For an actress to be a success, she must have the face of Venus, the brains of a Minerva, the grace of Terpsichore, the memory of a Macaulay, the figure of Juno, and the hide of a rhinoceros.
~By Ella Wheeler Wilcox ~


In my fifty years of experience and memory, I have seen the most amazing increase in the standard of living of a people ever achieved anywhere in the world. This is why I am so sure that our system of free competition and industrial development is sound and must be preserved.
~By Charles E. Wilson ~


I have a memory like an elephant. In fact, elephants often consult me.
~By Noel Coward ~


The idea is that there is a kind of memory in nature. Each kind of thing has a collective memory. So, take a squirrel living in New York now. That squirrel is being influenced by all past squirrels.
~By Rupert Sheldrake ~


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


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


Memory is often less about the truth than about what we want it to be.
~By David Halberstam ~


For an actress to be a success, she must have the face of a Venus, the brains of a Minerva, the grace of Terpsichore, the memory of a MaCaulay, the figure of Juno, and the hide of a rhinoceros.
~By Ethel Barrymore ~


I have no memory for what happens in what books. I don't know when I might remember a scene, but beats me what book it's in because there are 14 of them now.
~By Donna Leon ~


I think all writing is done through memory.
~By Guillermo Cabrera Infante ~


I believe the true function of age is memory. I'm recording as fast as I can.
~By Rita Mae Brown ~


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


Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart.
~By Washington Irving ~


Another one of the old poets, whose name has escaped my memory at present, called Truth the daughter of Time.
~By Aulus Gellius ~


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 ~


We know that if memory is destroyed in one part of the brain, it can be sometimes re-created on a different part of the brain. And once we can unravel that amino chain of chemicals that is responsible for memory, I see no reason why we can't unlock it and, essentially, wipe out what's there.
~By J. Michael Straczynski ~


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 ~


Spirit of place! It is for this we travel, to surprise its subtlety; and where it is a strong and dominant angel, that place, seen once, abides entire in the memory with all its own accidents, its habits, its breath, its name.
~By Alice Meynell ~


Curiosity is as much the parent of attention, as attention is of memory.
~By Richard Whately ~


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


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


People in cities may forget the soil for as long as a hundred years, but Mother Nature's memory is long and she will not let them forget indefinitely.
~By Henry Cantwell Wallace ~


When we lose one we love, our bitterest tears are called forth by the memory of hours when we loved not enough.
~By Maurice Maeterlinck ~


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 ~


A liar should have a good memory.
~By Quintilian ~


Do not trust your memory; it is a net full of holes; the most beautiful prizes slip through it.
~By Georges Duhamel ~


The 1984 European Championships were held in France and that was something important. I felt on form then, even though I was practically always injured at all the World Cups. It's a great memory. But in any case, the past is past.
~By Michel Patini ~


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 ~


Television, despite its enormous presence, turns out to have added pitifully few lines to the communal memory.
~By Justin Kaplan ~


Mexico is only a memory of childhood safety.
~By Sandra Cisneros ~


I shall go the way of the open sea, to the lands I knew before you came, and the cool ocean breezes shall blow from me the memory of your name.
~By Adela Florence Nicolson ~


Yesterday is but today's memory, and tomorrow is today's dream.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


Memory is a magnet. It will pull to it and hold only material nature has designed it to attract.
~By Jessamyn West ~


Anyone who in discussion relies upon authority uses, not his understanding, but rather his memory.
~By Miguel de Unamuno ~


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 ~


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


Alas! how little does the memory of these human inhabitants enhance the beauty of the landscape!
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


All vital truth contains the memory of all that for which it is not true.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


When I began we did not really have a lot of First Amendment law. It is really surprising to think of it this way, but a lot of the law - most of the law that relates to the First Amendment freedom of the press in America - is really within living memory.
~By Floyd Abrams ~


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


Saturday night is when my hair would be fixed up and that was my memory.
~By Jenifer Lewis ~


I've been very physical my whole life. I went out hiking and camping for days in the Australian forest, and when I trained at drama school for three years, we did a whole lot on stage-fighting techniques. And I was a dancer from 5 to 18, so I have a memory for choreography.
~By Yvonne Strahovski ~


And it sort of jogged a memory of something that I read at school and I read it, and I thought God this is it. So you never can tell. I could find something this afternoon.
~By Andrew Lloyd Webber ~


Of what use is the memory of facts, if not to serve as an example of good or of evil?
~By Alfred de Vigny ~


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

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May 19 ,2022
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