Memory Quotes and Sayings - Page 3
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
– Samuel Johnson
Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us.
– Oscar Wilde
A moment lasts all of a second, but the memory lives on forever.
The palest ink is better than the best memory.
– Chinese Proverb
It may be no more than a memory, but if it is a worthy one I shall not regret the price.
Memory feeds imagination.
– Amy Tan
Nothing is more responsible for the good old days than a bad memory.
– Franklin Pierce Adams
Memory is the mother of all wisdom.
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
A clear conscience is the sure sign of a bad memory.
– Mark Twain
There are lots of people who mistake their imagination for their memory.
– Josh Billings
So live that your memories will be part of your happiness.
Every man’s memory is his private literature.
– Aldous Huxley
Memories are hunting horns whose sound dies on the wind.
– Guillaume Apollinaire
A lot of people mistake a short memory for a clear conscience.
– Doug Larson
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.
Can anybody remember when the times were not hard and money not scarce?
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things.
– Marcus Tullius Cicero
Nobody ever forgets where he buried the hatchet.
– Kin Hubbard
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time.
– Friedrich Nietzsche
If you wish to forget anything on the spot, make a note that this thing is to be remembered.
– Edgar Allan Poe
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
– E. Joseph Cossman
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
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
You remember only what you want to remember. You know only what your heart allows you to know.
– Amy Tan