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.
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.
– From a headstone in Ireland
Many people die at twenty five and aren’t buried until they are seventy five.
– Benjamin Franklin
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
Nothing is more responsible for the good old days than a bad memory.
– Franklin Pierce Adams
Memory is the mother of all wisdom.
So live that your memories will be part of your happiness.
Nothing improves the memory more than trying to forget.
A moment lasts all of a second, but the memory lives on forever.
Memories are hunting horns whose sound dies on the wind.
– Guillaume Apollinaire
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
Memories were a welcome reprieve from the worries of my day.
The palest ink is better than the best memory.
– Chinese Proverb
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
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
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
You remember only what you want to remember. You know only what your heart allows you to know.
– Amy Tan
Don’t count the years- count the memories.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
– Samuel Johnson