Memories Quotes

No canvas absorbs color like memory.

Robert Aris Willmott

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

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

Alexander Smith

Our memories are independent of our wills.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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

George Denison Prentice

The richness of life lies in memories we have forgotten.

Cesare Pavese

We do not remember days; we remember moments.

Cesare Pavese

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

Lady Marguerite Blessington

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

Giambattista Basile

In memory everything seems to happen to music.

Tennessee Williams

Life is all memory except for the one present moment that goes by so quick you can hardly catch it going.

Tennessee Williams

Memory is the mother of all wisdom.


Memory feeds imagination.

Amy Tan

Memory is a complicated thing, a relative to truth, but not its twin.

Barbara Kingsolver

A memory is what is left when something happens and does not completely unhappen.

Edward de Bono

I'm always fascinated by the way memory diffuses fact.

Diane Sawyer

The difference between false memories and true ones is the same as for jewels: it is always the false ones that look the most real, the most brilliant.

Salvador Dali

The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.

Samuel Johnson

Memory itself is an internal rumour.

George Santayana

God gave us memories that we might have roses in December.

J.M. Barrie

Memory is a child walking along a seashore. You never can tell what small pebble it will pick up and store away among its treasured things.

Pierce Harris

There are lots of people who mistake their imagination for their memory.

Josh Billings

Everybody needs his memories. They keep the wolf of insignificance from the door.

Saul Bellow

In memory's telephoto lens, far objects are magnified.

John Updike

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Updated On : October 05, 2013
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