Memory Quotes

Memory is the cabinet of imagination, the treasury of reason, the registry of conscience and the council-chamber of thought.

Giambattista Basile

Memory seldom fails when its office is to show us the tombs of our buried hopes.

Lady Marguerite Blessington

Memory is not so brilliant as hope, but it is more beautiful, and a thousand times more true.

George Denison Prentice

A man's real possession is his memory. In nothing else is he rich, in nothing else is he poor.

Alexander Smith

In literature and art memory is a synonyme for invention. It is the life-blood of imagination, which faints and dies when the veins are empty.

Robert Aris Willmott

The Lord's Prayer may be committed to memory quickly, but it is slowly learnt by heart.

Frederick Denison Maurice

I have enjoyed the trees and scenery of Kentucky exceedingly. How shall I ever tell of the miles and miles of beauty that have been flowing into me in such measure? These lofty curving ranks of lobing, swelling hills, these concealed valleys of fathomless verdure, and these lordly trees with the nursing sunlight glancing in their leaves upon the outlines of the magnificent masses of shade embosomed among their wide branchesthese are cut into my memory to go with me forever.

John Muir

Through regular practice of concentration and meditation you attain clarity of mind, increased grasping power, retentive memory, increased intelligence, confidence, peace, optimism and control of the senses

Swami Sivananda

Many complain of their memory, few of their judgment.

Benjamin Franklin

Memory cannot exist without endurance of the things perceived, and the thing perceived cannot remain where it has never been.

William Hazlitt

The lover who does not forget sometimes dies from excess, fatigue, and the strain of memory.

Roland Barthes

My hunger and desperation, being an actor, an out of work actor - my memory of that is as fresh as an open wound.

Griffin Dunne

For me, photographs take their power from memory and emotion. A picture tells its own story, shaped by the mood or insights of the person you are at the time you see it. It becomes layered with the past and the present. It need not be of people you k

Unknown

The virtues we acquire, which develop slowly within us, are the invisible links that bind each one of our existences to the others - existences which the spirit alone remembers, for Matter has no memory for spiritual things.

Honore Balzac

A photograph is memory in the raw

Carrie Latet

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