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Memory Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Memory

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Nigel might have an earlier date, but I think it's unprecedented from my memory. So it is a reminder to everybody that the public can move very rapidly on some issues and therefore what looks settled may not be.
~By Jim Bolger ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


There is not any memory with less satisfaction than the memory of some temptation we resisted.
~By James Branch Cabell ~


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


Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.
~By Charles R. Swindoll ~


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 ~


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


If genetic memory or racial memory persists, is it possible that individual memory also exists from previous lives?
~By Taylor Caldwell ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


One ought to have a good memory when he has told a lie.
~By Pierre Corneille ~


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


It is only by not paying one's bills that one can hope to live in the memory of the commercial classes.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


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


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 ~


We are able to find everything in our memory, which is like a dispensary or chemical laboratory in which chance steers our hand sometimes to a soothing drug and sometimes to a dangerous poison.
~By Marcel Proust ~


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


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


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 ~


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


Unless a man feels he has a good enough memory, he should never venture to lie.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


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 ~


If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
~By E. Joseph Cossman ~


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


My memory of those places is better than my pictures. That's why I get much more satisfaction out of shooting thematic work that has to do with an idea that I'm searching for, or searching to express.
~By Leonard Nimoy ~


But the memory of war weighs undiminished upon the people's minds. That is because deeper than material wounds, moral wounds are smarting, inflicted by the so- called peace treaties.
~By Hjalmar Schacht ~


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 think it killed the performance on a lot of the systems in the Labs for years because everyone had their own copy of it, but it wasn't being shared, and so they wasted huge amounts of memory back when memory was expensive.
~By Bill Joy ~


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


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.
~By Grandma Moses ~


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 ~


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


Memory is the treasure house of the mind wherein the monuments thereof are kept and preserved.
~By Thomas Fuller ~


God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.
~By James M. Barrie ~


Gratitude is not only the memory but the homage of the heart rendered to God for his goodness.
~By Nathaniel Parker Willis ~


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 ~


My earliest memory is dreamlike: in a small orchard or garden I am carried on the arm, I believe, of my father; there was a group of grown-ups, my mother among them, and the group was slowly walking in the orchard, it seems toward the house.
~By Immanuel Velikovsky ~


Love is a symbol of eternity. It wipes out all sense of time, destroying all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.
~By Madame de Stael ~


The book is openly a kind of spiritual autobiography, but the trick is that on any other level it's a kind of insane collage of fragments of memory.
~By Jonathan Lethem ~


It was a hard time. It was something I would love to erase from my memory.
~By Rafael Palmeiro ~


My books are elegiac in the sense that they're odes to a nation that even I sometimes think may not exist anymore except in my memory and my imagination.
~By Richard Russo ~


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


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 ~


My hunger and desperation, being an actor, an out of work actor - my memory of that is as fresh as an open wound.
~By Griffin Dunne ~


Memory, so complete and clear or so evasive, has to be ended, has to be put aside, as if one were leaving a chapel and bringing the prayer to an end in one's head.
~By Harold Brodkey ~


And the sad truth is that nobody wants me to write comedy. The Exorcist not only ended that career, it expunged all memory of its existence.
~By William Peter Blatty ~


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 ~


The very idea of carrying my memory into eternity devastated me, and I took refuge in atheism.
~By Taylor Caldwell ~


Hill Street Blues might have been the first television show that had a memory. One episode after another was part of a cumulative experience shared by the audience.
~By Steven Bochco ~


Language is memory and metaphor.
~By Storm Jameson ~


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


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 ~


Perhaps, to the uninformed, it may appear unaccountable that a man should be able to retain in his memory such a variety of learning; but the close alliance with each other, of the different branches of science, will explain the difficulty.
~By Marcus V. Pollio ~


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 ~


The moral backbone of literature is about that whole question of memory. To my mind it seems clear that those who have no memory have the much greater chance to lead happy lives.
~By W. G. Sebald ~


I can still memory - taste the fresh buttermilk pancakes and hot buttermilk biscuits - both made with lard! - that were cooked on the top, or in the oven, of that ancient iron stove.
~By Vernon L. Smith ~


No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


You never know when you're making a memory.
~By Rickie Lee Jones ~


Learning to read music in Braille and play by ear helped me develop a damn good memory.
~By Ray Charles ~


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 ~


It is sadder to find the past again and find it inadequate to the present than it is to have it elude you and remain forever a harmonious conception of memory.
~By F. Scott Fitzgerald ~


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 do have a blurred memory of sitting on the stairs and trying over and over again to tie one of my shoelaces, but that is all that comes back to me of school itself.
~By Roald Dahl ~


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 ~


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 ~


Someone knocks at the door of an apartment to borrow salt or sugar, people run into each other in the elevator, and in this way become inscribed in the spectator's memory.
~By Krzysztof Kieslowski ~


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


It has always been my practice to cast a long paragraph in a single mould, to try it by my ear, to deposit it in my memory, but to suspend the action of the pen till I had given the last polish to my work.
~By Edward Gibbon ~


Memory that yearns to join the centre, a limb remembering the body from which it has been severed, like those bamboo thighs of the god.
~By Derek Walcott ~


I feel, as never before, how justly, from the dawn of history to the present time, men have paid the homage of their gratitude and admiration to the memory of those who nobly sacrifice their lives, that their fellow-men may live in safety and in honor.
~By Edward Everett ~


Three thousand people died at ground zero. Their families are entitled to a little bit of respect, to respect the memory of those poor people that died there. And how about the families of all those soldiers that died in the two ensuing wars? Aren't they entitled to a little bit of respect - the kids, the wives, the parents?
~By Carl Paladino ~


There are so many things that poetry is about, one of which is memory.
~By Peter Davison ~


Memory is a net: one that finds it full of fish when he takes it from the brook, but a dozen miles of water have run through it without sticking.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes ~


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


Never make your home in a place. Make a home for yourself inside your own head. You'll find what you need to furnish it - memory, friends you can trust, love of learning, and other such things. That way it will go with you wherever you journey.
~By Tad Williams ~


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


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


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


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 ~


There are three side effects of acid: enhanced long-term memory, decreased short-term memory, and I forget the third.
~By Timothy Leary ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


As you get older three things happen. The first is your memory goes, and I can't remember the other two.
~By Norman Wisdom ~


Everyone complains of his memory, and nobody complains of his judgment.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


A universe that came from nothing in the big bang will disappear into nothing at the big crunch. Its glorious few zillion years of existence not even a memory.
~By Paul Davies ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~

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