Memory Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Memory

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


We know something of the history of the spread of Christianity, but much passed from recorded memory and much was transmitted by tradition whose accuracy has been repeatedly questioned.
~By Kenneth Scott Latourette ~


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


What has kept the world safe from the bomb since 1945 has not been deterrence, in the sense of fear of specific weapons, so much as it's been memory. The memory of what happened at Hiroshima.
~By John Hersey ~


Great music is that which penetrates the ear with facility and leaves the memory with difficulty. Magical music never leaves the memory.
~By Thomas Beecham ~


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 ~


His impact would have been of transient memory and comparatively small importance, had not that impact occurred at a time and in a way to make it supply particulars from which momentous generalizations can properly be projected.
~By Robert Welch ~


One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.
~By Rita Mae Brown ~


Do your work for six years; but in the seventh, go into solitude or among strangers, so that the memory of your friends does not hinder you from being what you have become.
~By Leo Szilard ~


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 ~


There remains, however, the hope, at least in Russia, that, as sometimes happens in history, the memory of lost alternatives will one day inspire efforts to regain them.
~By Stephen Cohen ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


The creditor hath a better memory than the debtor.
~By James Howell ~


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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


My entire learning process is slow, because I have no visual memory.
~By Georg Solti ~


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 ~


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


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


In a memoir, I think, the contract implies a certain degree of truth. I think you have to be as true to your memory and your experience as you possibly can.
~By David Leavitt ~


So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
~By Helen Keller ~


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 ~


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


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


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


Memory is the thing you forget with.
~By Alexander Chase ~


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 ~


I have to tell everyone that when I finish a film and it goes out and is released, I never look at my films again. I don't like looking back. I don't even like talking about 'em! So I'm really digging back in my memory because I don't like to sit and look at my films again.
~By Jim Jarmusch ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


I'm afraid that the United States is more isolated today than at any other time in my memory.
~By Brent Scowcroft ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


Yesterday's just a memory, tomorrow is never what it's supposed to be.
~By Bob Dylan ~


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


Hope has a good memory, gratitude a bad one.
~By Baltasar Gracian ~


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


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


For the saddest epitaph which can be carved in memory of a vanished freedom is that it was lost because its possessors failed to stretch forth a saving hand while there was still time.
~By George Sutherland ~


The past is still visible. The buildings haven't changed, the layout of the streets hasn't changed. So memory is very available to me as I walk around.
~By Jonathan Lethem ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


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 ~


Pithy sentences are like sharp nails which force truth upon our memory.
~By Denis Diderot ~


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


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


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 ~


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


I been in the blues all my life. I'm still delivering 'cause I got a long memory.
~By Muddy Waters ~


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 ~


Memory is quite central for me. Part of it is that I like the actual texture of writing through memory.
~By Kazuo Ishiguro ~


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 ~


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


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


You know, as you get older, the first thing you lose is memory. It seems to be happening with me.
~By Bernhard Langer ~


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 ~


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 ~


My earliest acting memory is making up a play for my mom and dad called The Lonesome Baby. I have no idea what The Lonesome Baby was about. I just remember the title. But I'm sure it was an epic.
~By Jane Horrocks ~


I heard a definition once: Happiness is health and a short memory! I wish I'd invented it, because it is very true.
~By Audrey Hepburn ~

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January 26 ,2023
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