Remembrance Quotes

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

Frederick Buechner

The light which puts out our eyes is darkness to us. Only that day dawns to which we are awake. There is more day to dawn. The sun is but a morning star.

Henry David Thoreau

Men are the only animals that devote themselves, day in and day out, to making one another unhappy. It is an art like any other. Its virtuosi are called altruists.

H.L. Mencken

When the remembering was done, the forgetting could begin.

Sara Zarr

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

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

Alfred the Great

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

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

I have memories - but only a fool stores his past in the future.

David Gerrold

A childhood is what anyone wants to remember of it. It leaves behind no fossils, except perhaps in fiction.

Carol Shields

The past is never dead, it is not even past.

William Faulkner

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

My waking thoughts are all of thee. Your portrait and the remembrance of last night's delirium have robbed my senses of repose. Sweet and incomparable Josephine, what an extraordinary influence you have over my heart. Are you vexed? Do I see you sad? Are you ill at ease? My soul is broken with grief, and there is no rest for your lover.

Napoleon Bonaparte

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Updated On : October 27, 2013
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