Memory Quotes

The memory of past favors is like a rainbow, bright, vivid, and beautiful; but it soon fades away. The in memory of injuries is engraved on the heart, and remains forever.

Thomas Chandler Haliburton

Memory is the power to revive again in our minds those ideas which after imprinting have disappeared, or have been laid aside out of sight.

John Locke

Memory is what makes us young or old.

Louis Charles Alfred de Musset

The memory is a treasurer to whom we must give funds, if we would draw the assistance we need.

Nicholas Rowe

Memory, in widow's weeds, with naked feet stands on a tombstone.

Sir Aubrey de Vere

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

Oscar Wilde

Happiness? That's nothing more than a good health and a poor memory.

Albert Schweitzer

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

Kahlil Gibran

Memory in youth is active and easily impressible; in old age it is comparatively callous to new impressions, but still retains vividly those of earlier years

Charlotte Bronte

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

Friedrich Nietzsche

There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.


A universe that came from nothing in the big bang will disappear into nothing at the big crunch. Its glorious few zillion years of existence not even a memory.

Paul Davies

Swift defined observation to be an old man's memory.

James Abram Garfield

Sadness is always the legacy of the past; regrets are pains of the memory


I do today from memory what yesterday I did in passion

Gerald Barzan

The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example.

Benjamin Disraeli

Curiosity is as much the parent of attention, as attention is of memory.

Richard Whately

Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.

Albert Schweitzer

Gossip is only the lack of a worthy memory

Elbert Hubbard

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.

Jorge Luis Borges

Memory is a crazy woman that hoards colored rags and throws away food.

Austin O'Malley

Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.

John Kenneth Galbraith

He who is not very strong in memory should not meddle with lying.

Michel de Montaigne

Gratitude is the memory of the heart.

French Proverb

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