Memory Quotes

Memory is often the attribute of stupidity; it generally belongs to heavy spirits whom it makes even heavier by the baggage it loads them down with.

Franois Ren, vicomte de Chateaubriand

To have even known such a man as he was is an inestimable boon. To have been with him for so long as a child, to have known so intimately the man who above all others has understood childhood, is indeed a memory on which to look back with thanksgiving and with tears.

Isa Bowman

Waterloo will wipe out the memory of my forty victories; but that which nothing can wipe out is my Civil Code. That will live forever.

Napoleon Bonaparte

There are three things I noticed about being thirty-three: Failing memory, hair loss and failing memory.

Derren Victor Brown

One of the techniques that I use to imitate psychic phenomena is photographic memory.

Derren Victor Brown

All of us can be influenced through psychological techniques. For example, if I say dont think of a black cat what do you do? You think of a black cat because the command think of a black cat was there in the sentence. Techniques like this can be used to influence peoples thoughts, behaviour, even their memory.

Derren Victor Brown

In plucking the fruit of memory one runs the risk of spoiling its bloom.

Joseph Conrad

And so they lived many happy years, and the promised tasks were accomplished. Yet long afterward, when all had passed away into distant memory, there were many who wondered whether King Taran, Queen Eilonwy, and their companions had indeed walked the earth, or whether they had been no more than dreams in a tale set down to beguile children. And, in time, only the bards knew the truth of it.

Lloyd Chudley Alexander

In that book which is My memory... On the first page That is the chapter when I first met you Appear the words... Here begins a new life.

Durante degli Alighieri

It is true that that may hold in these things, which is the general root of superstition; namely, that men observe when things hit, and not when they miss; and commit to memory the one, and forget and pass over the other.

Francis Bacon

I bequeath my soul to God... My body to be buried obscurely. For my name and memory, I leave it to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations, and the next age.

Francis Bacon

One must always maintain ones connection to the past and yet ceaselessly pull away from it. To remain in touch with the past requires a love of memory. To remain in touch with the past requires a constant imaginative effort.

Gaston Bachelard

All that we can remember is almost nothing. Memory is greater than we are, but memory is living and mortal as well.

Henri Barbusse

The memory came faint and cold of the story I might have told, a story in the likeness of my life, I mean without the courage to end or the strength to go on.

Samuel Beckett

My earliest memory is loneliness. That's a hard thing to live with.

Juliette Binoche

Forgiving sins, I should have known, is not blotting them out. The blood of Christ only turns them red instead of black. It leaves them in the record. It leaves them in the memory.

Edward Bellamy

Happiness is good health and a bad memory.

Ingrid Bergman

Time whereof the memory of man runneth not to the contrary.

Sir William Blackstone

My first memory of loving music happened so early. We would always go to the beach in the summer and I would run from blanket to blanket, from family to family and just sing Lion King songs acapella.

Taylor Swift

Worship with fulness of heart the weak memory of heaven! It cannot trace Either your name or your face Nobody knows you're still living.

Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht

I envy your peace of mind, your clean conscience, your unpolluted memory. Little girl, a memory without blot or contamination must be an exquisite treasure an inexhaustible source of pure refreshment: is it not?

Charlotte Bront

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Updated On : March 24, 2014
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