Remembrance Quotes

Our conscience, which is a great ledger book, wherein are written all our offenses...grinds our souls with the remembrance of some precedent sins, makes us reflect upon, accuse and condemn ourselves.

Robert Burton

My waking thoughts are all of thee. Your portrait and the remembrance of last night's delirium have robbed my senses of repose. Sweet and incomparable Josephine, what an extraordinary influence you have over my heart. Are you vexed? Do I see you sad? Are you ill at ease? My soul is broken with grief, and there is no rest for your lover.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Cursed is this world and cursed is all that is in this world, except the remembrance of God and that which aideth thereto.

Muhammad

The remembrance of a beloved mother becomes a shadow to all our actions; it precedes or follows them.

Unknown

I thank God, whom I serve from my forefathers with pure conscience, that without ceasing I have remembrance of thee in my prayers night and day. (2 Timothy 1:3)

Bible

Youth lives on hope, old age on remembrance.

French Proverb

Nothing is more fatal to happiness than the remembrance of happiness.

Andre Gide

Remembrance of things past.

William Shakespeare

Mournful and Never-ending Remembrance.

Edgar Allan Poe

The test of an enjoyment is the remembrance which it leaves behind.

Jean Paul Richter

Pleasure is a sort of oblivion, a forgetfulness. Pain is remembrance, you cannot forget pain.

Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

Seeking to forget makes exile all the longer the secret of redemption lies in remembrance.

Richard von Weizscker

Seeking to forget makes exile all the longer; the secret of redemption lies in remembrance.

Richard von Weizsaecker

Remembrance and reflection how allied. What thin partitions divides sense from thought.

Alexander Pope

Of joys departed, not to return, how painful the remembrance.

Robert Blair

Most men remember obligations, but are not often likely to be grateful; the proud are made sour by the remembrance and the vain silent.

William Gilmore Simms

Melody is a form of remembrance. It must have a quality of inevitability in our ears.

Gian Carlo Menotti

Black History Month must be more than just a month of remembrance; it should be a tribute to our history and reminder of the work that lies in the months and years ahead.

Marty Meehan

Nothing is more consuming, or more illogical, than the desire for remembrance.

Ellen Glasgow

Seek to live. Remembrance is for the old.

Paulo Coelho

Poetry should surprise by a fine excess and not by singularity, it should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts, and appear almost a remembrance.

John Keats

As years passed away I have formed the habit of looking back upon that former self as upon another person, the remembrance of whose emotions has been a solace in adversity and added zest to the enjoyment of prosperity.

Simon Newcomb

The wooing of the Earth thus implies much more than converting the wilderness into humanized environments. It means also preserving natural environments in which to experience mysteries transcending daily life and from which to recapture, in a Proustian kind of remembrance, the awareness of the cosmic forces that have shaped humankind.

Rene Dubos†

Empathy is the lovefire of sweet remembrance and shared understanding.

John Eaton
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