Memory Quotes And Sayings


Memory Quotes And Sayings

Here is a collection of memory quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by for you to read and enjoy.

“Memory is the mother of all wisdom.”
– Aeschylus

“Because computers have memories, we imagine that they must be something like our human memories, but that is simply not true. Computer memories work in a manner alien to human memories. My memory lets me recognize the faces of my friends, whereas my own computer never even recognizes me. My computer’s memory stores a million phone numbers with perfect accuracy, but I have to stop and think to recall my own.”
– Alan Cooper

“Every man’s memory is his private literature.” 
– Aldous Huxley

“We don’t forget…. Our heads may be small, but they are as full of memories as the sky may sometimes be full of swarming bees, thousands and thousands of memories, of smells, of places, of little things that happened to us and which came back, unexpectedly, to remind us who we are.”
– Alexander McCall Smith

“A man’s real possession is his memory. In nothing else is he rich, in nothing else is he poor.”
– Alexander Smith

“Memory is a paradise out of which fate cannot drive us.”
– Alexandre Dumas fils

“Liars ought to have good memories”
– Algernon Sidney

“Memory feeds imagination.”
– Amy Tan

“Memory is more incredible than ink.”
– Anita Loos

“No matter how long we exist, we have our memories. Points in time which time itself cannot erase. Suffering may distort my backward glances, but even to suffering, some memories will yield nothing of their beauty or their splendor. Rather they remain as hard as gems.”
– Anne Rice

“She was the people‘s princess and that is how she will stay, how she will remain in our hearts and our memories for ever.”
– Anthony Charles Lynton Blair

“We must always have old memories and young hopes.”
– Arsene Houssaye

“Few have wished for memory so much as they have longed for forgetfulness.”
– Arthur Helps

“No matter how far we travel, the memories will follow in the baggage car.”
– August Strinberg

“Memory is a crazy woman that hoards colored rags and throws away food.” 
– Austin O’Malley

“Man’s memory shapes its own Eden within.”
– Author Unknown

“Memory is a way of holding onto the things you love, the things you are, the things you never want to lose.” 
– Author Unknown

“The man with a clear conscience probably has a poor memory.”
– Author Unknown

“For the strong magic of conception, mingled with the fumes of memory, giveth me a life in all past time, yea, and addeth substance to the future.”
– Author Unknown

“It’s surprising how much memory is built around things unnoticed at the time.” 
– Barbara Kingsolver

“Memory is a complicated thing, a relative to truth, but not its twin.” 
– Barbara Kingsolver

“Creditors have better memories than debtors.”
– Benjamin Franklin

Living in memories is an empty gesture.”
– Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

“When our memories outweigh our dreams, we have grown old.”
– Bill Clinton

“Past dreams of bliss our lives contain, and slight the chords that still retain a heart estranged to joys again, to scenes by memory’s silver chain close-linked, and ever yet apart, that like the vine, whose tendrils young around some fostering branch have clung, grown with its growth, as tho’ it sprung from one united heart.”
– Bret Harte

“Memory is the keystone of the arch on which the mental structure is erect, that wondrous edifice reaching to heav’n!”
– C.B. Langston

“A childhood is what anyone wants to remember of it.  It leaves behind no fossils, except perhaps in fiction.” 
– Carol Shields

“We do not remember days; we remember moments.” 
– Cesare Pavese

“The richness of life lies in memories we have forgotten.”
– Cesare Pavese

“We do not remember days; we remember moments.” 
– Cesare Pavese

“The past scampers like an alley cat through the present, leaving the paw prints of memories scattered helter-skelter.”
– Charles De Lint

Men‘s memories are uncertain and the past that was differs little from the past that was not.”
– Cormac Mccarthy

“What we remember from childhood we remember forever – permanent ghosts, stamped, inked, imprinted, eternally seen.” 
– Cynthia Ozick

“Our memories are card-indexes consulted and then put back in disorder by authorities whom we do not control.”
– Cyril Connolly

“The young remember most deeply…. When we are old and failing, it is the memories of childhood which can be summoned most clearly.”
– Dan Simmons

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