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Memory Quotes


Famous Quotes & Quotations About Memory:

A safe but sometimes chilly way of recalling the past is to force open a crammed drawer. If you are searching for anything in particular you don't find it, but something falls out at the back that is often more interesting.
~ J.M. Barrie.

I'm always fascinated by the way memory diffuses fact.
~ Diane Sawyer.

In memory's telephoto lens, far objects are magnified.
~ John Updike.

Liars need to have good memories.
~ Marcus Fabius Quintilianus.

Memory is a child walking along a seashore. You never can tell what small pebble it will pick up and store away among its treasured things.
~ Pierce Harris, Atlanta Journal.

Every man's memory is his private literature.
~ Aldous Huxley.

God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.
~ J.M. Barrie - Attributed.

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

Memory is like an orgasm. It's a lot better if you don't have to fake it.
~ Author Unknown.

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

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

Memory... is the diary that we all carry about with us.
~ Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest.

Memory nourishes the heart, and grief abates.
~ Marcel Proust.

No man has a good enough memory to make a successful liar.
~ Abraham Lincoln.

Our memories are card-indexes consulted, and then put back in disorder by authorities whom we do not control.
~ Cyril Vernon Connolly.

The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time.
~ Friedrich Nietzsche.

The devil! what beastly things our memories insist on cherishing!
~ Eugene Gladstone O'Neill.

The existence of forgetting has never been proved: We only know that some things don't come to mind when we want them.
~ Friedrich Nietzsche.

Memory is what tells a man that his wife's birthday was yesterday.
~ Mario Rocco.

Memory itself is an internal rumour.
~ George Santayana, The Life of Reason.

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