Memory Quotes - Page 5

Far from our eyes th’ Enchanting Objects set, Advantage by the friendly Distance get.
– Guillaume Alexis

Oh, how cruelly sweet are the echoes that start When Memory plays an old tune on the heart!
– Eliza Cook

Everybody needs his memories. They keep the wolf of insignificance from the door.
– Saul Bellow

Memory moderates prosperity, decreases adversity, controls youth and delights old age.
– Lactantius Firmianus

A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman’s birthday but never remembers her age.
– Robert Frost

If I could remember the names of all these particles, I’d be a botanist.
– Enrico Fermi

Memory is the greatest of artists, and effaces from your mind what is unnecessary.
– Maurice Baring

There are lots of people who mistake their imagination for their memory.
– Josh Billings

Can anybody remember when the times were not hard and money not scarce?
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

She glances at the photo, and the pilot light of memory flickers in her eyes.
– Frank Deford

Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
– Montaigne

It doesn’t matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was.
– Anne Sexton

Remembrances embellish life but forgetfulness alone makes it possible.
– General Enrico

One must have a good memory to be able to keep the promises one makes.
– Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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

The memory represents to us not what we choose but what it pleases.
– Michel Eyquem

The leaves of memory seemed to make A mournful rustling in the dark.
– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Friends depart, and memory takes them To her caverns, pure and deep.
– Thomas Haynes

The world will little note nor long remember what we say here.
– Abraham Lincoln