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Memory Quotes

The brain is a complex machine and this is where your memories originate from. That is why, when you under the effects of alcohol, there is temporary memory loss as the liquor affects your brain. Memory is the psychological process of storing, retaining and recalling information and experiences. The actual concept is that the brain first registers the information by the five senses, creates a permanent/temporary record of this material and retrieves it whenever necessary. If this introduction got too much, then maybe you should read some famous remembrance sayings to lighten up!

Joseph Conrad

Who knows what true loneliness is - not the conventional word but the naked terror? To the lonely themselves it wears a mask. The most miserable outcast hugs some memory or some illusion.

Being Alone Lonliness
Omar Khayyam

When I want to understand what is happening today or try to decide what will happen tomorrow, I look back.

Rita Mae Brown

One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.

Eudora Welty

A good snapshot stops a moment from running away.

Washington Irving

Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart.

William Gibson

Time moves in one direction, memory in another.

Vladimir Nabokov

I think it is all a matter of love: the more you love a memory, the stronger and stranger it is.

Betty White

I have a two-story house and a bad memory, so I'm up and down those stairs all the time. That's my exercise.

James M. Barrie

God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.

Abraham Lincoln

No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.

Funny Good Liars
Charles Baudelaire

How little remains of the man I once was, save the memory of him! But remembering is only a new form of suffering.

Anatole France

An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don't.

Franklin P. Jones

An autobiography usually reveals nothing bad about its writer except his memory.

Ozzy Osbourne

To be a liar, you've got to have a great memory, and I don't have a memory.

Greatness Liars
Toni Morrison

All water has a perfect memory and is forever trying to get back to where it was.

Michel de Montaigne

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

Elie Wiesel

Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory, there would be no civilization, no society, no future.

Ah! on Thanksgiving day.... When the care-wearied man seeks his mother once more, And the worn matron smiles where the girl smiled before. What moistens the lips and what brightens the eye? What calls back the past, like the rich pumpkin pie?

Kurt Cobain

Drugs are a waste of time. They destroy your memory and your self-respect and everything that goes along with with your self-esteem. They're no good at all.

Andre Gide

Nothing prevents happiness like the memory of happiness.

Jorge Luis Borges

I cannot walk through the suburbs in the solitude of the night without thinking that the night pleases us because it suppresses idle details, just as our memory does.

Franklin P. Jones

You never realize what a good memory you have until you try to forget something.

Gertrude Stein

History takes time. History makes memory.

Eudora Welty

When I was a child and the snow fell, my mother always rushed to the kitchen and made snow ice cream and divinity fudge-egg whites, sugar and pecans, mostly. It was a lark then and I always associate divinity fudge with snowstorms.

Priyanka Chopra

My favorite memory about 'Baywatch' is the music. That was my favorite part. It was, like, my calling. And to watch everyone run in slow motion.

Bob Dylan

Yesterday's just a memory, tomorrow is never what it's supposed to be.

Aldous Huxley

Every man's memory is his private literature.

Nancy Pelosi

I must have good genes from my parents because I feel no slowdown of energy, enthusiasm or even memory.

Lewis Carroll

It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards.

George Carlin

I think it would be interesting if old people got anti-Alzheimer's disease where they slowly began to recover other people's lost memories.

Cristiano Ronaldo

The high point of my career was winning the Champions League. No one will ever erase that from my memory, in the same way that no one will ever erase the fact that I did it in a Manchester United shirt.

Tom Brady

I have a memory, and I can just eliminate mistakes when they come up because I've already made them.

Tom Holland

I have a photographic memory.

Khalil Gibran

Yesterday is but today's memory, and tomorrow is today's dream.

Elie Wiesel

I marvel at the resilience of the Jewish people. Their best characteristic is their desire to remember. No other people has such an obsession with memory.

David Lee Roth

I take my personal upkeep real seriously; my sense of organization and attention to detail; my memory; my business - I love the business.

Mitch McConnell

My first memory in life was my last visit to Warm Springs.

Audrey Hepburn

I heard a definition once: Happiness is health and a short memory! I wish I'd invented it, because it is very true.

Richard Burton

How strange are the tricks of memory, which, often hazy as a dream about the most important events of a man's life, religiously preserve the merest trifles.

Samuel Johnson

The true art of memory is the art of attention.

Art Attention
James Russell Lowell

True scholarship consists in knowing not what things exist, but what they mean; it is not memory but judgment.

Luis Suarez

I've scored many goals that I've liked, but I think the best memory I have is the one against Korea in the 2010 World Cup.

Amy Winehouse

I really thought I was on the way out. My husband Blake saved my life. Often I don't know what I do, then the next day the memory returns. And then I am engulfed in shame.

Oscar Wilde

Memory... is the diary that we all carry about with us.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Memory is a net: one finds it full of fish when he takes it from the brook, but a dozen miles of water have run through it without sticking.

Marcel Proust

We are able to find everything in our memory, which is like a dispensary or chemical laboratory in which chance steers our hand sometimes to a soothing drug and sometimes to a dangerous poison.

Nikola Tesla

There is no memory or retentive faculty based on lasting impression. What we designate as memory is but increased responsiveness to repeated stimuli.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

He who has gone, so we but cherish his memory, abides with us, more potent, nay, more present than the living man.

Rita Mae Brown

I believe the true function of age is memory. I'm recording as fast as I can.

Steven Wright

A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory.

Elie Wiesel

I've given my life to the principle and the ideal of memory, and remembrance.

Leonardo da Vinci

Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory.

Michel de Montaigne

Unless a man feels he has a good enough memory, he should never venture to lie.

Baltasar Gracian

Hope has a good memory, gratitude a bad one.

Machine Gun Kelly

My memory stops at 14.

Michel de Montaigne

We only labor to stuff the memory, and leave the conscience and the understanding unfurnished and void.

Victor Hugo

Intelligence is the wife, imagination is the mistress, memory is the servant.

Leonardo da Vinci

There are four Powers: memory and intellect, desire and covetousness. The two first are mental and the others sensual. The three senses: sight, hearing and smell cannot well be prevented; touch and taste not at all.

Elbert Hubbard

A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness.

Robert Louis Stevenson

I've a grand memory for forgetting.

Elie Wiesel

That is my major preoccupation, memory, the kingdom of memory. I want to protect and enrich that kingdom, glorify that kingdom and serve it.

Jason Momoa

I saw Frank Frazetta's art, and it seared on my memory. I love his paintings. They're so amazing.

Bob Woodward

After Nixon resigned in 1974, he engaged in a very aggressive war with history, attempting to wipe out the Watergate stain and memory. Happily, history won, largely because of Nixon's tapes.

Robert Frost

No memory of having starred atones for later disregard, or keeps the end from being hard.

Leonardo da Vinci

Just as food eaten without appetite is a tedious nourishment, so does study without zeal damage the memory by not assimilating what it absorbs.

Alexandra Daddario

I'm a big believer in sort of sense memory, like using something that you've experienced in order to put yourself in the position that the character is in.

Stephen Colbert

My favorite off-camera memory of Jon Stewart is watching him jump from the second level of a tuna tower into the waters off Grand Cayman.

It seems that it had been destined before that I should occupy myself so thoroughly with the vulture, for it comes to my mind as a very early memory, when I was still in the cradle, a vulture came down to me, he opened my mouth with his tail and struck me a few times with his tail against my lips.

Samuel Johnson

The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.

D. H. Lawrence

All vital truth contains the memory of all that for which it is not true.

George Santayana

Parents lend children their experience and a vicarious memory; children endow their parents with a vicarious immortality.

Best wishes to you for a Holi filled with sweet moments and memories to cherish for long.

Rango main ghuli ladki kya laal gulabi hai. Jo dekhta hai kahta hai kya maal gulabi hai. Pichly baras tune jo bhigoya tha holi mein. Ab tk nishani ka woh rumaal gulabi hai.

Dil mai utha tufan bheja hai, aapse na mil pane ka malal bheja hai waqt mile to thoda sa yaad karna aapke dost ne holi ka ram ram bheja hai.

How do you expect me to remember your birthday, when you never look any older? happy birthday!

A friend of mine, now retired, was then a major exec at a major bank, and one of her jobs, the last four years, was the farewell interview.

Missing someone gets easier every day because even though it’s one day further from the last time you saw each other, it’s one day closer to the next time you will.

Love may last for just a moment but memory can make that moment last forever.