I remember, I remember how my childhood fleeted by. The mirth of its December, and the warmth of its July.winthrop mackworth praed
The way you wear your hat, The way you sip your tea, The mem'ry of all that No, no! They can't take that away from me!Fred Astaire
I have the most ill-regulated memory. It does those things which it ought not to do and leaves undone the things it ought to have done.Dorothy L. Sayers, Gaudy Night, 1936.
If you wish to forget anything on the spot, make a note that this thing is to be remembered.edgar allan poe
One need not be a Chamber - to be Haunted - One need not be a House - The Brain has Corridors - surpassing Material Place -Emily Dickinson, Poem 670, 1863.
Memory is the storehouse in which the substance of our knowledge is treasured up.Regarding Psalm 119:55
When time who steals our years away shall steal our pleasures too, the mem'ry of the past will stay and half our joys renew.thomas moore
Many a man fails to become a thinker for the sole reason that his memory is too good.friedrich nietzsche
The leaves of memory seemed to make a mournful rustling in the dark.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
And when he is out of sight, quickly also is he out of mind.Thomas á Kempis, Imitation of Christ, Book I, Chapter XXIII.
Reminiscences make one feel so deliciously aged and sad.George Bernard Shaw
A man's real possesion is his memory. In nothing else is he rich, in nothing else is he poor.alexander smith
When comparing human memory and computer memory it is clear that the human version has two distinct disadvantages. Firstly, as indeed I have experienced myself, due to ageing, human memory can exhibit very poor short term recall.Kevin Warwick, reported in Vincent F. Hendricks, "500CC Computer Citations" (2005).
Remembrance wakes with all her busy train, swells at my breast, and turns the past to pain.Oliver Goldsmith
Memory is the thing you forget with.Alexander Chase, Perspectives, 1966.
The sense of smell can be extraordinarily evocative, bringing back pictures as sharp as photographs of scenes that had left the conscious mind.Thalassa Cruso, To Everything There is a Season, 1973.
Not the power to remember, but its very opposite, the power to forget, is a necessary condition for our existence.Sholem Asch, The Nazarene, 1939, p.3.
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