Memory Quotes and Sayings
I knew that looking back on the tears would make me laugh but I never knew that looking back on the laughs would bring tears.
It kills me every time I think about how you’ll never remember what I’ll never forget.
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.
- From a headstone in Ireland
Memory is a way of holding on to the things you love, the things you are, the things you never want to lose.
- Kevin Arnold
Many people die at twenty five and aren’t buried until they are seventy five.
- Benjamin Franklin
Nothing is more responsible for the good old days than a bad memory.
- Franklin Pierce Adams
So live that your memories will be part of your happiness.
Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.
- John Kenneth Galbraith
If you wish to forget anything on the spot, make a note that this thing is to be remembered.
- Edgar Allan Poe
Memory is the mother of all wisdom.
Nothing improves the memory more than trying to forget.
Memories are hunting horns whose sound dies on the wind.
- Guillaume Apollinaire
Memories were a welcome reprieve from the worries of my day.
Don’t count the years- count the memories.
Nobody ever forgets where he buried the hatchet.
- Kin Hubbard
A moment lasts all of a second, but the memory lives on forever.
God gave us memories that we might have roses in December.
- James Matthew Barrie
We don’t remember days; we remember moments. The richness of life lies in memories we have forgotten.
- Cesare Pavese
You never know when you’re making a memory.
- Rickie Lee Jones
Things that were hard to bear are sweet to remember.
No matter how far we travel, the memories will follow in the baggage car.
- August Strindberg
Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
Remembrance of things past is not necessarily the remembrance of things as they were.
- Marcel Proust
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
- Albert Schweitzer
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time.
- Friedrich Nietzsche