Quoted in "The Meaning of Life: Reflections in Words and Pictures on Why We Are Here," from Life Magazine (1991)
God gave us memories that we might have roses in December.j. m. barrie
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
Memory is the storehouse in which the substance of our knowledge is treasured up.
One need not be a Chamber - to be Haunted - One need not be a House - The Brain has Corridors - surpassing Material Place -
If you wish to forget anything on the spot, make a note that this thing is to be remembered.edgar allan poe
It is notorious that the memory strengthens as you lay burdens upon it, and becomes trustworthy as you trust it.thomas de quincey
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.
Not the power to remember, but its very opposite, the power to forget, is a necessary condition for our existence.
Memories are like flagstones, time and distance work upon them like drops of acid.
Remembrance wakes with all her busy train, swells at my breast, and turns the past to pain.Oliver Goldsmith
Memory is merely the process of tuning into vibrations that have been left behind in space and time.
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.
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
As the dew to the blossom, the bud to the bee, as the scent to the rose, are those memories to me.