Memory Quotes

All of us can be influenced through psychological techniques. For example, if I say dont think of a black cat what do you do? You think of a black cat because the command think of a black cat was there in the sentence. Techniques like this can be used to influence peoples thoughts, behaviour, even their memory.

Derren Victor Brown

One of the techniques that I use to imitate psychic phenomena is photographic memory.

Derren Victor Brown

Ah, we fondly cherish Faded things That had better perish. Memory clings To each leaf it saves. Chilly winds are blowing. It will soon be snowing On our graves.

John Henry Boner

I have always been amazed at the way an ordinary observer lends so much more credence and attaches so much more importance to waking events than to those occurring in dreams... Man... is above all the plaything of his memory.

Andr Breton

Waterloo will wipe out the memory of my forty victories; but that which nothing can wipe out is my Civil Code. That will live forever.

Napoleon Bonaparte

O harmony! thou tenderest nurse of pain, If that thy note's sweet magic e'er can heal Griefs which the patient spirit oft may feel, Oh! let me listen to thy songs again; Till memory her fairest tints shall bring; Hope wake with brighter eye, and listening seem With smiles to think on some delightful dream.

William Lisle Bowles

To have even known such a man as he was is an inestimable boon. To have been with him for so long as a child, to have known so intimately the man who above all others has understood childhood, is indeed a memory on which to look back with thanksgiving and with tears.

Isa Bowman

It's surprising how much memory is built around things unnoticed at the time.

Barbara Kingsolver

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

Michel de Montaigne

Memory is the primary and fundamental power, without which there could be no other intellectual operation.

Samuel Johnson

Do not trust your memory; it is a net full of holes; the most beautiful prizes slip through it.

Georges Duhamel

Memory is a paradise out of which fate cannot drive us.

Alexandre Dumas fils

No canvas absorbs color like memory.

Robert Aris Willmott

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

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

James Russell Lowell

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