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.
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
It kills me every time I think about how you’ll never remember what I’ll never forget.
A moment lasts all of a second, but the memory lives on forever.
You never know when you’re making a memory.
– Rickie Lee Jones
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.
– From a headstone in Ireland
Remembrance of things past is not necessarily the remembrance of things as they were.
– Marcel Proust
Memories were a welcome reprieve from the worries of my day.
Many people die at twenty five and aren’t buried until they are seventy five.
– Benjamin Franklin
Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us.
– Oscar Wilde
Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things.
– Marcus Tullius Cicero
No matter how far we travel, the memories will follow in the baggage car.
– August Strindberg
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
– Samuel Johnson
No one ever knows when a person you meet occasionally suddenly becomes a part of your life whom you remember each and every moment. It all happens and only then you realize how important that person is for you. That person becomes a sweet memory to be treasured for a lifetime.
You remember only what you want to remember. You know only what your heart allows you to know.
– Amy Tan
Because love, love is never finished. It circles and circles, the memories out of order and not always complete.
– Sara Zarr
Nothing improves the memory more than trying to forget.
The palest ink is better than the best memory.
– Chinese Proverb
God gave us memories that we might have roses in December.
– James Matthew Barrie
Memories of childhood were the dreams that stayed with you after you woke.
– Julian Barnes
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
Memories may fade as the years go by but they won’t age a day.
Memories are hunting horns whose sound dies on the wind.
– Guillaume Apollinaire
Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.
– John Kenneth Galbraith
Things that were hard to bear are sweet to remember.