Memory Quotes

Stoning prophets and erecting churches to their memory afterwards has been the way of the world through the ages. Today we worship Christ, but the Christ in the flesh we crucified.

Mahatma Gandhi

I'm lucky that SFWA has such a short memory. I was always the Young Turk, the gadfly. Part of the New Wave, although I didn't fit in there either! I spent years, and two histories, putting the so-called Old Guard in their place, and now I'm one of them!

Brian Wilson Aldiss

There are three things I noticed about being thirty-three: Failing memory, hair loss and failing memory.

Derren Victor Brown

Ordinarily men exercise their memory much more than their judgment.

Napolon Bonaparte

Nothing is more responsible for the good old days than a bad memory.

Franklin Pierce Adams

History is a people's memory, and without a memory, man is demoted to the lower animals.

Malcom X

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.

Joseph Conrad

Artthe meaning of the pattern of our common actions in reality. The cloth-of-gold that hides behind the sackcloth of reality, forced out by the pain of human memory.

Lawrence Durrell

Family life is full of major and minor crises -- the ups and downs of health, success and failure in career, marriage, and divorce -- and all kinds of characters. It is tied to places and events and histories. With all of these felt details, life etches itself into memory and personality. It's difficult to imagine anything more nourishing to the soul.

Thomas Moore

We are linked by blood, and blood is memory without language.

Joyce Carol Oates

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

Thomas Fuller

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

Friedrich Nietzsche

Anyone who in discussion relies upon authority uses, not his understanding, but rather his memory.

Leonardo da Vinci

The bitterness of poor quality is remembered long after the sweetness of low price has faded from memory.

Aldo Gucci

It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which occur more frequently in memory than in life.

P.D. James

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