Memories Quotes

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Nothing is ever really lost to us as long as we remember it. -L.M. Montgomery


Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart. -Haruki Murakami


Memories are bullets. Some whiz by and only spook you. Others tear you open and leave you in pieces. -Richard Kadrey


God gave us memories that we might have roses in December. -J.M. Barrie


Memory... is the diary that we all carry about with us.  -Oscar Wilde


Leftovers in their less visible form are called memories. Stored in the refrigerator of the mind and the cupboard of the heart. -Thomas Fuller


In memory everything seems to happen to music. -Tennessee Williams


We don't remember days; we remember moments. -Cesare Pavese


What i like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce. -Karl Lagerfeld


He was still too young to know that the heart's memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good, and that thanks to this artifice we manage to endure the burden of the past. -Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez


In memory's telephoto lens, far objects are magnified. -John Updike


I'm always fascinated by the way memory diffuses fact. -Diane Sawyer


Winter must be cold for those with no warm memories.


Memory is the scribe of the soul. -Aristotle


Reminiscences make one feel so deliciously aged and sad. -George Bernard Shaw


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


If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance. -Dale Carnegie


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


You are told a lot about your education, but some beautiful, sacred memory, preserved since childhood, is perhaps the best education of all. If a man carries many such memories into life with him, he is saved for the rest of his days. And even if only one good memory is left in our hearts, it may also be the instrument of our salvation one day. -Fyodor Dostoyevsky


And even if you were in some prison, the walls of which let none of the sounds of the world come to your senses - would you not then still have your childhood, that precious, kingly possession, that treasure-house of memories? -Rainer Maria Rilke


The difference between false memories and true ones is the same as for jewels:  it is always the false ones that look the most real, the most brilliant. -Salvador Dali


Memory is a way of holding onto the things you love, the things you are, the things you never want to lose. 


Life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by you so quickly you hardly catch it going. -Tennessee Williams


Vanity plays lurid tricks with our memory. -Joseph Conrad


Oh, how cruelly sweet are the echoes that start when memory plays an old tune on the heart! -Eliza Cook


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


There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery. -Dante


Memory is a complicated thing, a relative to truth, but not its twin. -Barbara Kingsolver


Memory is the only paradise from which we cannot be driven. -Jean Paul


The leaves of memory seemed to make
A mournful rustling in the dark.
 -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


Alzheimer's ... it is a barren disease, as empty and lifeless as a desert. It is a thief of hearts and souls and memories. -Nicholas Sparks


The existence of forgetting has never been proved:  We only know that some things don't come to mind when we want them.  -Friedrich Nietzsche


We each need to make peace with our own memories. We have all done things that make us flinch. -Surya Das


Remembering is easy. It's forgetting that's hard. -Brodi Ashton


The scene is memory and is therefore nonrealistic. Memory takes a lot of poetic license. It omits some details; others are exaggerated, according to the emotional value of the articles it touches, for memory is seated predominantly in the heart. -Tennessee Williams


The past scampers like an alley cat through the present, leaving the paw prints of memories scattered helter-skelter. -Charles De Lint


I have memories - but only a fool stores his past in the future. -David Gerrold


Memory is a child walking along a seashore.  You never can tell what small pebble it will pick up and store away among its treasured things. -Pierce Harris


Forgiving does not erase the bitter past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory. Instead, forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of our past into a hope for our future. -Lewis B. Smedes


The worst memories stick with us, while the nice ones always seem to slip through our fingers. -Rachel Vincent


If you wish to forget anything on the spot, make a note that this thing is to be remembered. -Edgar Allan Poe


If we lose our memory, we lose ourselves. Forgetting is one of the symptoms of death. Without memory we cease to be human beings. -Ivan Klima


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


When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not. -Mark Twain


Pleasure is the flower that passes; remembrance, the lasting perfume.  -Jean de Boufflers


The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It's the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared. -Lois Lowry


Everybody needs his memories.  They keep the wolf of insignificance from the door. -Saul Bellow


The palest ink lasts longer than the most retentive memory. -Chinese proverb


Things that were hard to bear are sweet to remember.  -Seneca


One need not be a chamber to be haunted;
One need not be a house;
The brain has corridors surpassing
Material place.
-Emily Dickinson


No matter how far we travel, the memories will follow in the baggage car. -Austust Strindberg


If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything. -Mark Twain


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


Memories were the markers of the journey through life. It was necessary to know where you had come from. Only then could you know where you were going. -William Shatner


Mournful and Never-ending Remembrance. -Edgar Allan Poe


Time's the thief of memory. -Stephan King


Memory is never pure. And recollection is always coloured by the life lived since. -Josephine Hart

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