Memory Quotes SMS Collection

God gave us memories that we might

God gave us memories that we might have roses in December.  ~J.M. Barrie, Courage, 1922QG

What we remember from childhood forever

What we remember from childhood we remember forever – permanent ghosts, stamped, inked, imprinted, eternally seen.  ~Cynthia OzickPIH

Memory itself is an internal rumour george

Memory itself is an internal rumour.  ~George Santayana, The Life of ReasonSH

Nothing is more memorable than a smell

Nothing is more memorable than a smell.  One scent can be unexpected, momentary and fleeting, yet conjure up a childhood summer beside a lake

To live in hearts we leave behind

To live in hearts we leave behind Is not to die. ~Thomas Campbell, Hallowed Groundstanza 6; BMC

The world shrieks and sinks talons into

The world shrieks and sinks talons into our hearts. This we call memory. ~Tim O’Brien, Tomcat in Love

The two offices of memory are collection

The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.  ~Samuel Johnson

Life is a rough biography memories smooth

Life is a rough biography. Memories smooth out the edges. ~Terri Guillemets

Memory is a child walking along seashore

Memory is a child walking along a seashore.  You never can tell what small pebble it will pick up and store away among its

Im always fascinated by the way memory

I’m always fascinated by the way memory diffuses fact.  ~Diane Sawyer in TV Guide

Things that were hard to bear are

Things that were hard to bear are sweet to remember.  ~Seneca

She glances at the photo and pilot

She glances at the photo, and the pilot light of memory flickers in her eyes.  ~Frank Deford

A childhood is what anyone wants to

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

A happy childhood cant be cured minell

A happy childhood can’t be cured.  Mine’ll hang around my neck like a rainbow, that’s all, instead of a noose.  ~Hortense Calisher, Queenie, 1971RC

Leftovers in their less visible form are

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

The difference between false memories and true

The difference between false memories and true ones is the same as for jewels:  it is always the false ones that look the most

It was one of those perfect english

It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which occur more frequently in memory than in life.  ~P.D. James

The man with a clear conscience probably

The man with a clear conscience probably has a poor memory.  ~Author Unknown

One need not be a chamber to

One need not be a chamber to be haunted; One need not be a house; The brain has corridors surpassing Material place. ~Emily Dickinson,

A memory is what left when something

A memory is what is left when something happens and does not completely unhappen.  ~Edward de Bono

And torture myself with happy thoughts terri

…and torture myself with happy thoughts…  ~Terri Guillemets

There are lots of people who mistake

There are lots of people who mistake their imagination for their memory.  ~Josh Billings

Its surprising how much memory is built

It’s surprising how much memory is built around things unnoticed at the time.  ~Barbara Kingsolver, Animal Dreams

The leaves of memory seemed to make

The leaves of memory seemed to make A mournful rustling in the dark. ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The past is never dead it not

The past is never dead, it is not even past.  ~William Faulkner, quoted in Newsweek, 21 Feb 1977; SH