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.
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
Nothing is more responsible for the good old days than a bad memory.
- Franklin Pierce Adams
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.
A moment lasts all of a second, but the memory lives on forever.
Memories were a welcome reprieve from the worries of my day.
Nobody ever forgets where he buried the hatchet.
- Kin Hubbard
Memory feeds imagination.
- Amy Tan
God gave us memories that we might have roses in December.
- James Matthew Barrie
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
- Albert Schweitzer
Remembrance of things past is not necessarily the remembrance of things as they were.
- Marcel Proust
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
Some memories are so painful to remember because they were beautiful, wonderful and extraordinary that it makes you cry every time you smile thinking about it because you’ll never be able to experience it again with that special person that once meant the world to you.
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