Remembrance Quotes

He who has gone, so we but cherish his memory, abides with us, more potent, nay, more present than the living man.

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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

Ellen Glasgow

The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect he becomes an adolescent the day he forgives them, he becomes an adult the day he forgives himself he becomes wise.

Alden Nowlan

The heart hath its own memory, like the mind. And in it are enshrined the precious keepsakes, into which is wrought the giver's loving thought.

H.W. Longfellow

Life is eternal; and love is immortal; and death is only a horizon; and a horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight.

Rossiter W. Raymond

What the heart has once known, it shall never forget.

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Remembering is an act of resurrection, each repetition a vital layer of mourning, in memory of those we are sure to meet again.

Nancy Cobb

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

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

Gian Carlo Menotti

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

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

Robert Blair

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

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

Alexander Pope

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

Richard von Weizsaecker

We all live in suspense from day to day In other words, you are the hero of your own story.

Mary McCarthy

Just the knowledge that a good book is awaiting one at the end of a long day makes that day happier.

Kathleen Norias

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

Richard von Weizscker

We learn something every day, and lots of times it's that what we learned the day before was wrong.

Bill Vaughan

Every day that you attempt to see things as they are in truth Is a supremely successful day.

Vernon Howard

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

Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

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

Jean Paul Richter

The existence of forgetting has never been proved: We only know that some things don't come to mind when we want them.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The happiest memories are of moments that ended when they should have.

Robert Brault

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

Nahum Tate

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Updated On : October 27, 2013
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