Memory Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Memory

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In every man the memory of the struggles and the heroes of the past is alive. But these memories are not incompatible with the desire for peace in the future.
~By Gustav Stresemann ~


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


It's my memory, and what happened between that moment 10 or 15 years ago and now, there's a lot of gray area.
~By Tracey Emin ~


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 ~


Own only what you can always carry with you: know languages, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag.
~By Alexander Solzhenitsyn ~


Many Nobel Prizes are awaiting good research to understand and explain the many mysteries of our bodies, such as the basic mechanism of memory or imagination.
~By John Cameron ~


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 ~


I think we're at risk with our democracy. I think we're dealing with the most closed, imperialistic, nastiest administration in living memory. They even put Richard Nixon to shame.
~By Wesley Clark ~


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 ~


Love and memory last and will so endure till the game is called because of darkness.
~By Gene Fowler ~


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


My memory is not even what most people's is, much less what it oughta be for a discussion like this.
~By Warren Zevon ~


I've been to too many Dead concerts. There've been smokin' holes where my memory used to be.
~By Ken Kesey ~


Memory is more indelible than ink.
~By Anita Loos ~


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


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 ~


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


Your mind, while blessed with permanent memory, is cursed with lousy recall. Written goals provide clarity. By documenting your dreams, you must think about the process of achieving them.
~By Gary Ryan Blair ~


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


Memory is very important, the memory of each photo taken, flowing at the same speed as the event. During the work, you have to be sure that you haven't left any holes, that you've captured everything, because afterwards it will be too late.
~By Henri Cartier-Bresson ~


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


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


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


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


Memory is deceptive because it is colored by today's events.
~By Albert Einstein ~


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 ~


We are a vibrant first-world country, but we have a humbling third-world memory.
~By Mary McAleese ~


Music is essentially built upon primitive memory structures.
~By Morton Feldman ~


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 ~


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 ~


Metaphors are dangerous. Love begins with a metaphor. Which is to say, love begins at the point when a woman enters her first word into our poetic memory.
~By Milan Kundera ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


I don't write down my experiences, but I have a very decent memory. I have tons of books in which I write down phrases as they occur to me. That's how I write songs. I'll need a line and I'll go through the books and find it, the right rhyme and everything.
~By Evan Dando ~


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


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 ~


I think it is all a matter of love: the more you love a memory, the stronger and stranger it is.
~By Vladimir Nabokov ~


The true art of memory is the art of attention.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


Invention, strictly speaking, is little more than a new combination of those images which have been previously gathered and deposited in the memory; nothing can come of nothing.
~By Joshua Reynolds ~


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


Pictures and shapes are but secondary objects and please or displease only in the memory.
~By Francis Bacon ~


There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.
~By Aeschylus ~


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 ~


Jewish persecution is a historical memory of the present generation and people fear it in the present day, and that's why those references are so much more powerful. I just understand that better now.
~By Gregg Easterbrook ~


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


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


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 ~


Well, one of the things I discovered in the course of looking back and writing about what I saw in my memory is that I was a closely observant person long before I became a reporter.
~By Alma Guillermoprieto ~


The common people have no history: persecuted by the present, they cannot think of preserving the memory of the past.
~By Jean Henri Fabre ~


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


Inspiration could be called inhaling the memory of an act never experienced.
~By Ned Rorem ~


Memory is funny. Once you hit a vein the problem is not how to remember but how to control the flow.
~By Tobias Wolff ~


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


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 ~


In order to be an image of God, the spirit must turn to what is eternal, hold it in spirit, keep it in memory, and by loving it, embrace it in the will.
~By Edith Stein ~


A good storyteller is a person with a good memory and hopes other people haven't.
~By Irvin S. Cobb ~


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


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 things that have come into being change continually. The man with a good memory remembers nothing because he forgets nothing.
~By Augusto Roa Bastos ~


Just this morning, out of a large memory for songs, and having been obsessed by them since childhood, suddenly, at the age of 84, I thought of a song I hadn't thought of in over 50 years. It came into my head unbidden.
~By Tom Glazer ~


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?
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


Literature transmits incontrovertible condensed experience... from generation to generation. In this way literature becomes the living memory of a nation.
~By Alexander Solzhenitsyn ~


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 ~


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


The industry's memory is quite short, it's true.
~By Diane Lane ~


I would love to have a photographic memory. It would come in handy with the rants I'm given on Scrubs... often on short notice!
~By John C. McGinley ~


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


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 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 ~


Who knows what true loneliness is - not the conventional word but the naked terror? To the lonely themselves it wears a mask. The most miserable outcast hugs some memory or some illusion.
~By Joseph Conrad ~


Nothing prevents happiness like the memory of happiness.
~By Andre Gide ~


They're very strong in memory. Didn't do very much in microprocessors or digital signal processing.
~By Jack Kilby ~


A good memory is one trained to forget the trivial.
~By Cliff Fadiman ~


The history of my life must begin by the earliest circumstance which my memory can evoke; it will therefore commence when I had attained the age of eight years and four months.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


I should be proud to have my memory graced, but only if the monument be placed... here, where I endured three hundred hours in line before the implacable iron bars.
~By Anna Akhmatova ~


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 ~


No amount of time will weaken our allegiance to avenging those lost in the horrible attacks. America has a sharp memory, a firm resolve, and a commitment to her own.
~By John Doolittle ~


A great memory does not make a mind, any more than a dictionary is a piece of literature.
~By John Henry Newman ~


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


Not only the Archivist alone but all who work for NARA are designated custodians of America's national memory.
~By Allen Weinstein ~


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 ~


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 ~


I feel that the thing that probably aided me the most in that scene with the dog was the utilization and using an actual recreation, affective memory, if you want to call it, of pain.
~By Ray Walston ~


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 ~


Memory is the greatest of artists, and effaces from your mind what is unnecessary.
~By Maurice Baring ~


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


Man is the only creature whose emotions are entangled with his memory.
~By Marjorie Holmes ~


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 ~


The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


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


Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
~By Wendell Berry ~


The mind of a human being is formed only of comparisons made in order to examine analogies, and therefore cannot precede the existence of memory.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


There is no man, however wise, who has not at some period of his youth said things, or lived in a way the consciousness of which is so unpleasant to him in later life that he would gladly, if he could, expunge it from his memory.
~By Marcel Proust ~


But I believe above all that I wanted to build the palace of my memory, because my memory is my only homeland.
~By Anselm Kiefer ~


Their memory's like a train: you can see it getting smaller as it pulls away And the things you can't remember Tell the things you can't forget that History puts a saint in every dream.
~By Tom Waits ~


Memory always obeys the commands of the heart.
~By Antoine Rivarol ~

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October 27 ,2021
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