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Memories Quotes

Memories are the recollections of past experiences, events, feelings, or information stored in the brain. They are the mental representations of what we have learned, encountered, or felt throughout our lives. Memories can be fleeting or vivid, and they play a crucial role in shaping our identities, influencing our decisions, and allowing us to learn from our past experiences.

Memories Quotes

1. “No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.”
— Abraham Lincoln

2. “Humans, not places, make memories.”
— Ama Ata Aidoo

3. “Without memory, there is no healing. Without forgiveness, there is no future.”
— Desmond Tutu

4. “Memory is the treasure house of the mind wherein the monuments thereof are kept and preserved.”
— Thomas Fuller

5. “Memory is the diary we all carry about with us.”
— Oscar Wilde

6. “Memories are the key not to the past, but to the future.”
— Corrie Ten Boom

7. “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.”
— Mark Twain

8. “Never let your memories be greater than your dreams.”
— Douglas Ivester

9. “I find out more and more every day how important it is for people to share their memories.”
— Fred Rogers

10. “Enjoy good memories. But don’t spend your remaining days here looking back, wishing for “the good old days.”
— Randy Alcorn

11. “What I like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce.”
— Karl Lagerfeld

12. “The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It’s the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared.”
— Lois Lowry

13. “Memories are like salt: the right amount brings out the flavor in food, too much ruins it.”
— Paulo Coelho

14. “Forbidden to remember, terrified to forget; it was a hard line to walk.”
— Stephenie Meyer

15. “You never know when you’re making a memory.”
— Rickie Lee Jones

16. “The amazing power of pictures to stay in the memory is well documented.”
— Graham Shaw

17. “The heart that truly loves never forgets.”
— Proverb

18. “It was an opportunity to honour our memories and to make room for new ones.”
— Jilly Pretzel

19. “It takes one thought, one second, one moment or positive memory to act as a catalyst for the light to gradually seep in again.”
— Fearne Cotton

20. “Nothing is ever really lost to us as long as we remember it.”
— L.M. Montgomery

21. “Your memory is the glue that binds your life together, everything you are today is because of your amazing memory.”
— Kevin Horsley

22. “Visit your soul, not your past.”
— Paulo Coelho

23. “Don’t cry because it’s over; smile because it happened.”
— Dr. Seuss

24. “So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.”
— Helen Keller

25. “The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.”
— Elisabeth Foley

26. “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.”
— Helen Keller

27. “It’s sad when someone can walk right by you and pretend you were never a big part of their life.”
— Jessica Butil

28. “We are always remaking history. Our memory is always an interpretive reconstruction of the past, so is perspective.”
— Umberto Eco

29. “If dreams are like movies, then memories are films about ghosts.”
— Adam Duritz

30. “A memory without the emotional charge is called wisdom.”
— Joe Dispenza

31. “A healthy relationship requires you to let go of the bitter memories of past and moves on with a new hope.”
— Adam Green, T.D.

32. “Memories may fade as the years go by but they won’t age a day.”
— Michelle C. Ustaszeski

33. “Memories, even bittersweet ones, are better than nothing.”
— Jennifer Armentrout

34. “To observe attentively is to remember distinctly.”
— Edgar Allan Poe

35. “A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory.”
— Steven Wright

36. “So much of what we do is ephemeral and quickly forgotten, even by ourselves, so it’s gratifying to have something you have done linger in people’s memories.”
— John Williams

37. “Some memories are realities, and are better than anything that can ever happen to one again.”
— Willa Cather

38. “Figure out how to be keen on it, make it fun and you will learn quicker, and recollect more.”
— Eimantas Gabalis

39. “Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things.”
— Cicero

40. “Accept your past without regrets, and face your future without fears.”
— Paulo Coelho

41. “Take care of all your memories. For you cannot relive them.”
— Bob Dylan

42. “The most beautiful things are not associated with money; they are memories and moments. If you don’t celebrate those, they can pass you by.”
— Alek Wek

43. “Pleasure is the flower that passes; remembrance, the lasting perfume.”
— Jean de Boufflers

44. “I believe that without memories there is no life, and that our memories should be of happy times.”
— Lee Radziwill

45. “Some memories are unforgettable, remaining ever vivid and heartwarming!”
— Joseph B. Wirthlin

46. “Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.”
— Rosa Parks

47. “When we think of the past it’s the beautiful things we pick out. We want to believe it was all like that.”
— Margaret Atwood

48. “There is always tension between the possibilities we aspire to and our wounded memories and past mistakes.”
— Sean Brady

49. “It doesn’t matter what you did in the past, you can’t change it. The best you can do about your past is to be nostalgic with your family and loved ones about happy memories.”
— Zoe McKey

50. “The greatest legacy we can leave our children is happy memories.”
— Og Mandino

51. “People don’t realize that now is all there ever is; there is no past or future except as memory or anticipation in your mind.”
— Eckhart Tolle

52. “Our memories are not in our things. Our memories are in us.”
— Joshua Fields Millburn

53. “As you get older three things happen. The first is your memory goes, and I can’t remember the other two.”
— Norman Wisdom

54. “We all have our time machines. Some take us back, they’re called memories. Some take us forward, they’re called dreams.”
— Jeremy Irons

55. “The happiest memories are of moments that ended when they should have.”
— Robert Breault

56. “Ocean is more ancient than the mountains, and freighted with the memories and the dreams of Time.”
— P. Lovecraft

57. “Memories were a welcome reprieve from the worries of my day.”
— Anonymous

58. “Our bad memories and our bad experiences are what make us who we are and what make us grow and allow us to learn, if we choose to see the lessons in those experiences.”
— Elijah Wood

59. “Whenever I think of the past, it brings back so many memories.”
— Steven Wright

60. “The memories we make with our family is everything.”
— Candace CameronBure

61. “To reminisce with my old friends, a chance to share some memories, and play our songs again.”
— Ricky Nelson

62. “This is how memories are made… by going with the flow.”
— Amanda Bynes

63. “Every man’s memory is his private literature.”
— Aldous Huxley

64. “It’s sad to know I’m done. But looking back, I’ve got a lot of great memories.”
— Bonnie Blair

65. “The kitchen is the heart of every home, for the most part. It evokes memories of your family history.”
— Debi Mazar

66. “The richness of life lies in memories we have forgotten.”
— Cesare Pavese

67. “A mother’s happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.”
— Honore de Balzac

68. “Memories are just stories we tell ourselves about our past; and that’s often why they don’t match when we’ve shared the same experiences with someone.”
— John Slattery

69. “The one thing I need to leave behind is good memories.”
— Michael Landon

70. “Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.”
— Haruki Murakami

71. “There are lots of people who mistake their imagination for their memory.”
— Josh Billings

72. “We didn’t realise we were making memories; we just knew we were having fun.”
— Winnie the Pooh

73. “That’s what the world is, after all: an endless battle of contrasting memories.”
— Haruki Murakami

74. “You can close your eyes to reality but not to memories.”
— Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

75. “Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.”
— Michel de Montaigne

76. “Memory is never a precise duplicate of the original… it is a continuing act of creation.”
— Rosalind Cartwright

77. “The biggest lie of human memory is that it feels true.”
— Jonah Lehrer

78. “A mind is not alive when it is burdened with centuries of memory.”
— Jiddu Krishnamurti

79. “Memories and thoughts age, just as people do. But certain thoughts can never age, and certain memories can never fade.”
— Haruki Murakami

80. “The worst memories stick with us, while the nice ones always seem to slip through our fingers.”
— Rachel Vincent

81. “Memories are not fixed or frozen but are transformed, disassembled, reassembled, and recategorized with every act of recollection.”
— Oliver Sacks

82. “I use memories but do not allow memories to use me.”
— Shiva Sutras

83. “One must have a good memory to be able to keep the promises one makes.”
— Friedrich Nietzsche

84. “Music, at its essence, is what gives us memories. And the longer a song has existed in our lives, the more memories we have of it.”
— Stevie Wonder

85. “Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory, there would be no civilization, no society, no future.”
— Elie Wiesel

86. “Memory is an autumn leaf that murmurs a while in the wind and then is heard no more.”
— Kahlil Gibran

87. “Our memory is a more perfect world than the universe: it gives back life to those who no longer exist.”
— Guy de Maupassant

88. “A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory.”
— Leonard Nimoy

89. “If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.”
— Joseph Cossman

90. “Make peace with your past so it won’t destroy your present.”
— Paulo Coelho

91. “Gratitude is when memory is stored in the heart and not in the mind.”
— Lionel Hampton

92. “Some memories are realities and are better than anything that can ever happen to one again.”
— Willa Cather

93. “Yesterday is but today’s memory, and tomorrow is today’s dream.”
— Khalil Gibran

94. “People leave strange little memories of themselves behind when they die.”
— Haruki Murakami

95. “Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory.”
— Leonardo da Vinci

96. “There comes a time in your life when you have to choose to turn the page, write another book or simply close it.”
— Shannon L. Alder

97. “Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment, until it becomes a memory.”
— Dr. Seuss

98. “Time moves in one direction, memory in another.”
— William Gibson

99. “Things that were hard to bear are sweet to remember.”
— Seneca the Younger

100. “I am hopelessly in love with a memory. An echo from another time, another place.”
— Michel Foucault

101. “All memories are trivia.”
— Kathy Acker

102. “Memories are bullets. Some whiz by and only spook you. Others tear you open and leave you in pieces.”
— Richard Kadrey

103. “Your memory is a monster; it summons with will of its own. You think you have a memory, but it has you.”
— John Irving

104. “You can’t trust your memory, when you think of an idea write it down.”
— Joe Hinchliffe

105. “No one can ever take your memories from you – each day is a new beginning, make good memories every day.”
— Catherine Pulsifer

106. “Your self is created by your memories, and your memories are created by your mental habits.”
— Rick Warren

107. “There are memories that time does not erase… Forever does not make loss forgettable, only bearable.”
— Cassandra Clare