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.
It's good to have a short memory because it keeps life fresh.
I am a miser of my memories of you and will not spend them.
A happy childhood can't be cured. Mine'll hang around my neck like a rainbow, that's all, instead of a noose.
A strong memory is commonly coupled with infirm judgement.
Memory is so corrupt that you remember only what you want to; if you want to forget about something, slowly but surely you dostefan zweig
And when he is out of sight, quickly also is he out of mind.
Badness of memory every one complains of, but nobody of the want of judgment.
A land of promise, a land of memory, a land of promise flowing with the milk and honey of delicious memories!
A mother’s happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.honoré de balzac