Sayings about Memories

Youth lives on hope, old age on memories. ~ French Proverb

The memories of one’s youth make for long, long thoughts. ~ Finnish Proverbs

Good memories last long, bad ones last longer. ~ Czech Proverb

As the dew to the blossom, the bud to the bee; as the scent to the rose, are those memories to me. ~ Amelia C. Welby

Memories are all we really own. ~ Elias Lieberman

Happy memories become treasures in the heart to pull out on the tough days of adulthood. ~ Charlotte Kasl

People often get their imagination’s mixed up with their memories. ~ P.K. Shaw

So live that your memories will be part of your happiness. ~ Author Unknown

Sentences are like sharp nails, which force truth upon our memories. ~ Denis Diderot

Anyone who limits her vision to memories of yesterday is already dead. ~ Lillie Langtry

Everybody needs his memories. They keep the wolf of insignificance from the door. ~ Saul Bellow

Since I’m always working, my best holiday memories are definitely when I can just go home and spend time with my family. ~ Chris Brown

Are there memories left that are safe from the clutches of phony anniversaries? ~ W. J. Wetherby

Some memories are realities, and are better than anything that can ever happen to one again. ~ Willa Cather

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

Keep all special thoughts and memories for lifetimes to come. Share these keepsakes with others to inspire hope and build from the past, which can bridge to the future. ~ Mattie Stepanek

Those memories, good and bad, are really what help to keep a family together over the long haul. ~ Caroline Kennedy

Creditors have better memories than debtors. ~ Benjamin Franklin

Memories is the mental capacity or faculty of retaining and reviving facts, events, impressions, etc., or of recalling or recognizing previous experiences. ~ Read Full definition

Memories last forever, never do they die, Friends stick together and never really say Goodbye. ~ Author Unknown

Take only memories leave nothing but footprints. ~ Chief Seattle

That translucent alabaster of our memories. ~ Marcel Proust

Some of my fondest memories in sports were a result of failure, injuries, setbacks, and mistakes. I learned far more about myself and gained more character in those difficult times than I ever did when success came early. ~ Peter Vidmar

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. To me, a picture is worth a thousand memories; for when all is said and done, it is the memories that last with us forever. ~ Jeffrey A. Goodman

Our hopes are but memories reversed. ~ Author Unknown

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

Life brings simple pleasures to us every day. It is up to us to make them wonderful memories. ~ Cathy Allen

The heart of marriage is memories; and if the two of you happen to have the same ones and can savor your reruns, then your marriage is a gift from the gods. ~ Bill Cosby

I’ve never tried to block out the memories of the past, even though some are painful. I don’t understand people who hide from their past. Everything you live through helps to make you the person you are now. ~ Sophia Loren

Every passion borders on the chaotic, but the collector’s passion borders on the chaos of memories. ~ Walter Benjamin

Our memories are card indexes consulted and then returned in disorder by authorities whom we do not control. ~ Cyril Connolly

So often we rob tomorrow’s memories by today’s economies. ~ John Mason Brown

Obviously the facts are never just coming at you but are incorporated by an imagination that is formed by your previous experience. Memories of the past are not memories of facts but memories of your imaginings of the facts. ~ Philip Roth

What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined – to strengthen each other – to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.~ George Eliot

A land without ruins is a land without memories — a land without memories is a land without history. ~ Abram Joseph Ryan

Some people do not become thinkers simply because their memories are too good. ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

A loser seldom lives in the present, but instead destroys the present by focusing on past memories or future expectations. ~ Muriel James

It is a common seen by experience that excellent memories do often accompany weak judgments. ~ Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

The short memories of American voters is what keeps our politicians in office. ~ Will Rogers

I have more memories than if I were a thousand years old. ~ Charles Baudelaire

Treasure the memories of past misfortunes; they constitute our bank of fortitude. ~ Eric Hoffer

One of the aged greatest miseries is that they cannot easily find a companion able to share the memories of the past. ~ Author Unknown

Memories are hunting horns whose sound dies on the wind. ~ Guillaume Apollinaire

Memories, imagination, old sentiments, and associations are more readily reached through the sense of smell than through any other channel. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes

Most people think that shadows follow, precede or surround beings or objects. The truth is that they also surround words, ideas, desires, deeds, impulses and memories. ~ Elie Wiesel

Leftovers in their less visible form are called memories. Stored in the refrigerator of the mind and the cupboard of the heart. ~ Thomas Fuller

It’s a pleasure to share one’s memories. Everything remembered is dear, endearing, touching, precious. At least the past is safe — though we didn’t know it at the time. We know it now. Because it’s in the past; because we have survived. ~ Susan Sontag

I have memories — but only a fool stores his past in the future. ~ David Gerrold

Liars need to have good memories. ~ Algernon Sidney

Living in memories is an empty gesture. ~ Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

The richness of life lies in memories we have forgotten. ~ Cesare Pavese

Every journey into the past is complicated by delusions, false memories, false namings of real events. ~ Adrienne Rich

Human memory is a marvelous but fallacious instrument. The memories which lie within us are not carved in stone; not only do they tend to become erased as the years go by, but often they change, or even increase by incorporating extraneous features. ~ Primo Levi

Whenever I think of the past, it brings back so many memories. ~ Steven Wright

Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others. ~ Rosa Parks

Memories are the key not to the past, but to the future. ~ Corrie Ten Boom

Our dreams must be stronger than our memories. We must be pulled by our dreams, rather than pushed by our memories. ~ Jesse Jackson

We each need to make peace with our own memories. We have all done things that make us flinch. ~ Surya Das

The difference between false memories and true ones is the same as for jewels: it is always the false ones that look the most real, the most brilliant. ~ Salvador Dali

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

Take care of all your memories. For you cannot relive them. ~ Bob Dylan

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