Memory Quotes

Sweet is the memory of past troubles.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

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

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

Memory Quotes
Memory Quotes
Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
Albert Schweitzer

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

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

Many a man fails as an original thinker simply because his memory it too good.
Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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

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

Memory is deceptive because it is colored by today's events.
Albert Einstein

Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

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

Life is possible only by the deficiencies of our imagination and memory.
Emile M. Cioran

The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
Samuel Johnson

Memory is the treasure house of the mind wherein the monuments thereof are kept and preserved.
Thomas Fuller

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

The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

Memory believes before knowing remembers. Believes longer than recollects, longer than knowing even wonders.
William Faulkner

History takes time. History makes memory.
Gertrude Stein

A memory is a beautiful thing, it's almost a desire that you miss.
Gustave Flaubert

Learning to read music in Braille and play by ear helped me develop a damn good memory.
Ray Charles

Pictures and shapes are but secondary objects and please or displease only in the memory.
Francis Bacon

Hope has a good memory, gratitude a bad one.
Baltasar Gracian

The true art of memory is the art of attention.
Samuel Johnson

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

History is not a burden on the memory but an illumination of the soul.
Lord Acton

Memory is the mother of all wisdom.

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

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

The mind of a human being is formed only of comparisons made in order to examine analogies, and therefore cannot precede the existence of memory.
Giacomo Casanova

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

No memory is ever alone; it's at the end of a trail of memories, a dozen trails that each have their own associations.
Louis L'Amour

There are three side effects of acid: enhanced long-term memory, decreased short-term memory, and I forget the third.
Timothy Leary

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

Men act like brutes in so far as the sequences of their perceptions arise through the principle of memory only, like those empirical physicians who have mere practice without theory.
Gottfried Leibniz

All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
Wislawa Szymborska