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.
You never realize what a good memory you have until you try to forget something.
- Franklin P. Jones
The real moment has disappeared but you will always have the memories to remind you.
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
You remember only what you want to remember. You know only what your heart allows you to know.
- Amy Tan
If you wish to forget anything on the spot, make a note that this thing is to be remembered.
- Edgar Allan Poe
Nothing is more responsible for the good old days than a bad memory.
- Franklin Pierce Adams
Nothing improves the memory more than trying to forget.
Nobody ever forgets where he buried the hatchet.
- Kin Hubbard
A moment lasts all of a second, but the memory lives on forever.
Memory is the mother of all wisdom.
Memories were a welcome reprieve from the worries of my day.
Don’t count the years- count the memories.
Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
Memory feeds imagination.
- Amy Tan
God gave us memories that we might have roses in December.
- James Matthew Barrie
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
We don’t remember days; we remember moments. The richness of life lies in memories we have forgotten.
- Cesare Pavese
So live that your memories will be part of your happiness.
Memories are hunting horns whose sound dies on the wind.
- Guillaume Apollinaire
You never know when you’re making a memory.
- Rickie Lee Jones
Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.
- John Kenneth Galbraith
People have an annoying habit of remembering things they shouldn’t.
- Christopher Paolini
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
The palest ink is better than the best memory.
- Chinese Proverb
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time.
- Friedrich Nietzsche
Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us.
- Oscar Wilde
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.
- From a headstone in Ireland
One must have a good memory to be able to keep the promises that one makes.
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.
I can feel the hurt. There’s something good about it. Mostly it makes me stop remembering.
- Albert Borris