Memory Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Memory

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


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 ~


We can invent only with memory.
~By Alphonse Karr ~


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


America is stronger than ever. We will forever remember those we lost on September 11, 2001. In honoring their memory, we will remain true to our commitment to freedom and democracy.
~By Evan Bayh ~


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 ~


For the first time in your conscious memory; for the first time in fact, since your were a baby; a single tear, full and warm, rolled down your right cheek and you fell into a very deep and entirely dreamless slumber.
~By Dave Sim ~


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


A great memory is never made synonymous with wisdom, any more than a dictionary would be called a treatise.
~By John Henry Newman ~


Nothing stands out so conspicuously, or remains so firmly fixed in the memory, as something which you have blundered.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


The greatest memory for me of the 1984 Olympics was not the individual honors, but standing on the podium with my teammates to receive our team gold medal.
~By Mitch Gaylord ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


If a line of poetry strays into my memory, my skin bristles so that the razor ceases to act.
~By A. E. Housman ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 should remember more, and I have a pretty good memory.
~By Cesar Romero ~


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


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 ~


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


I've a grand memory for forgetting.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


A poet ought not to pick nature's pocket. Let him borrow, and so borrow as to repay by the very act of borrowing. Examine nature accurately, but write from recollection, and trust more to the imagination than the memory.
~By Samuel Taylor Coleridge ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


I cannot give a single concert at which I do not play one piece after the other in an agony of terror because my memory threatens to fail me. This fear torments me for days beforehand.
~By Clara Schumann ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


An autobiography usually reveals nothing bad about its writer except his memory.
~By Franklin P. Jones ~


He is indebted to his memory for his jests and to his imagination for his facts.
~By Richard Brinsley Sheridan ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


We are all instruments endowed with feeling and memory. Our senses are so many strings that are struck by surrounding objects and that also frequently strike themselves.
~By Denis Diderot ~


True scholarship consists in knowing not what things exist, but what they mean; it is not memory but judgment.
~By James Russell Lowell ~


Happiness is good health and a bad memory.
~By Ingrid Bergman ~


As an instrument for practical action, law is responsive to the wisdom of its time, which may be wrong, but it carries forward, sometimes in opposition to this wisdom or passion, a memory of received values.
~By Edward Levi ~


His nerve, his memory, and I can't remember the third thing.
~By Lee Trevino ~


I marvel at the resilience of the Jewish people. Their best characteristic is their desire to remember. No other people has such an obsession with memory.
~By Elie Wiesel ~


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


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


That is my major preoccupation, memory, the kingdom of memory. I want to protect and enrich that kingdom, glorify that kingdom and serve it.
~By Elie Wiesel ~


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 ~


We as Americans and as humans have very selective hearing and very selective memory. We only hear what we want to hear and disregard the rest.
~By Frank Luntz ~


I don't know what a painting is; who knows what sets off even the desire to paint? It might be things, thoughts, a memory, sensations, which have nothing to do directly with painting itself. They can come from anything and anywhere.
~By Philip Guston ~


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 ~


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 ~


Your memory is a monster; you forget - it doesn't. It simply files things away. It keeps things for you, or hides things from you - and summons them to your recall with a will of its own. You think you have a memory; but it has you!
~By John Irving ~


Drugs are a waste of time. They destroy your memory and your self-respect and everything that goes along with with your self esteem.
~By Kurt Cobain ~


Gratitude is when memory is stored in the heart and not in the mind.
~By Lionel Hampton ~

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