Remembrance Quotes

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

The sweet remembrance of the just shall flourish when he sleeps in dust.

Nahum Tate

Queen Victoria - this flabby, fat, flatulent looking scion and successor of the most ignoble line of Royal Georges - Her chief claim to the remembrance of posterity will be that she has the means of afflicting the English people with a most prolific.

John Norton

Wherefore I put thee in remembrance that thou stir up the gift of God, which is in thee by the putting on of my hands.

Bible

I desire to leave to the men that come after me a remembrance of me in good works.

Alfred the Great

The greatest comfort of my old age, and that which gives me the greatest satisfaction, is the pleasing remembrance of the many benefits and friendly offices I have done to others.

Unknown

If it seems a childish thing to do, do it in remembrance that you are a child.

Frederick Buechner
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