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

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Updated On : October 27, 2013
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