Memory Quotes and Sayings - Page 4
Nothing improves the memory more than trying to forget.
Memories may fade as the years go by but they won’t age a day.
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
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
Memories were a welcome reprieve from the worries of my day.
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
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
One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.
– Rita Mae Brown
You can destroy the evidence, but you cant destroy the memories.
A memory rarely fades when one stops to think.
– M. J. Lane
Memory is each man’s own last measure, and for some, the only achievement.
– William Least Heat-Moon
One must have a good memory to be able to keep the promises that one makes.
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.
– From a headstone in Ireland
Because love, love is never finished. It circles and circles, the memories out of order and not always complete.
– Sara Zarr
Memories of childhood were the dreams that stayed with you after you woke.
– Julian Barnes