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Memory is the mother of all wisdom.

Tags: Mother, Wisdom  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

Memory is deceptive because it is colored by today's events.

Tags: Events, Today  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

Memory... is the diary that we all carry about with us.

Tags: Carry, Diary  ✍ Author: Oscar Wilde

It is only by not paying one's bills that one can hope to live in the memory of the commercial classes.

Tags: Bills, Hope  ✍ Author: Oscar Wilde

Pictures and shapes are but secondary objects and please or displease only in the memory.

Tags: Pictures, Please  ✍ Author: Francis Bacon

There is not any memory with less satisfaction than the memory of some temptation we resisted.

Tags: Less, Temptation  ✍ Author: James Branch Cabell

I have a memory like an elephant. I remember every elephant I've ever met.

Tags: Elephant, Remember  ✍ Author: Herb Caen

The very idea of carrying my memory into eternity devastated me, and I took refuge in atheism.

Tags: Idea, Took  ✍ Author: Taylor Caldwell

It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards.

Tags: Intelligence, Poor  ✍ Author: Lewis Carroll

Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things.

Tags: Guardian, Treasury  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

Sweet is the memory of past troubles.

Tags: Past, Sweet  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

Nothing stands out so conspicuously, or remains so firmly fixed in the memory, as something which you have blundered.

Tags: Remains, Stands  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

Drugs are a waste of time. They destroy your memory and your self-respect and everything that goes along with with your self-esteem. They're no good at all.

Tags: Good, Time  ✍ Author: Kurt Cobain

Just as food eaten without appetite is a tedious nourishment, so does study without zeal damage the memory by not assimilating what it absorbs.

Tags: Food, Study  ✍ Author: DMX

I don't write down my experiences, but I have a very decent memory. I have tons of books in which I write down phrases as they occur to me. That's how I write songs. I'll need a line and I'll go through the books and find it, the right rhyme and everything.

Tags: Books, Write  ✍ Author: Evan Dando

I don't decide to represent anything except myself. But that self is full of collective memory.

Tags: Full, Self  ✍ Author: Mahmoud Darwish

Yesterday's just a memory, tomorrow is never what it's supposed to be.

Tags: Tomorrow, Yesterday  ✍ Author: Bob Dylan

A good memory is one trained to forget the trivial.

Tags: Forget, Good  ✍ Author: Anne Fadiman

Music is essentially built upon primitive memory structures.

Tags: Built, Music  ✍ Author: Morton Feldman

The 1960s was a period when writers in the West began to be aware of the extraordinary eloquence and popular attraction of the Russian poets such as Yevtushenko and Voznesensky - oppositional figures who could draw crowds. The Russian poets recited from memory as a matter of course.

Tags: Matter, Popular  ✍ Author: James Fenton

No memory of having starred atones for later disregard, or keeps the end from being hard.

Tags: End, Hard  ✍ Author: Robert Frost

Memory is the treasure house of the mind wherein the monuments thereof are kept and preserved.

Tags: House, Mind  ✍ Author: Thomas Fuller

Memory depends very much on the perspicuity, regularity, and order of our thoughts. Many complain of the want of memory, when the defect is in the judgment; and others, by grasping at all, retain nothing.

Tags: Others, Thoughts  ✍ Author: Thomas Fuller

Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.

Tags: Politics, Short  ✍ Author: John Kenneth Galbraith

I have an excellent memory, a most excellent memory.

Tags: Excellent  ✍ Author: Bill Gates
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Nothing prevents happiness like the memory of happiness.

Tags: Happiness, Prevents  ✍ Author: Andre Gide

I had post-traumatic amnesia, five-second memory, it happens as a result of brain injury.

Tags: Brain, Happens  ✍ Author: Richard Hammond

Every man's memory is his private literature.

Tags: Literature, Private  ✍ Author: Aldous Huxley

I think all writing is done through memory.

Tags: Done, Writing  ✍ Author: Guillermo Cabrera Infante

Your memory is a monster; you forget - it doesn't. It simply files things away. It keeps things for you, or hides things from you - and summons them to your recall with a will of its own. You think you have a memory; but it has you!

Tags: Away, Forget  ✍ Author: John Irving

Memory is quite central for me. Part of it is that I like the actual texture of writing through memory. I like the atmospheres that result if episodes are narrated through the haze of memory.

Tags: Result, Writing  ✍ Author: Kazuo Ishiguro

Memory is quite central for me. Part of it is that I like the actual texture of writing through memory.

Tags: Quite, Writing  ✍ Author: Kazuo Ishiguro

You don't have to hold onto the pain to hold onto the memory.

Tags: Hold, Pain  ✍ Author: Janet Jackson

I am a people watcher and I have a very good memory.

Tags: Good  ✍ Author: Brian Jacques

Language is memory and metaphor.

Tags: Language, Metaphor  ✍ Author: Storm Jameson

The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.

Tags: Collection, Offices  ✍ Author: Samuel Johnson

It's been 25 years now, and truthfully, time sometimes blurs the memory.

Tags: Sometimes, Time  ✍ Author: Bob Kane

Television, despite its enormous presence, turns out to have added pitifully few lines to the communal memory.

Tags: Few, Television  ✍ Author: Justin Kaplan

We can invent only with memory.

Tags: Invent  ✍ Author: Alphonse Karr

I was trying to figure out what a memory feels like.

Tags: Feels, Trying  ✍ Author: Charlie Kaufman

I think you just assume that your memory is just sort of a video playback of your experience, but it's nothing like that at all. It's a complete refabrication of an event and a lot of it is made up, because you're filling in spaces.

Tags: Assume, Experience  ✍ Author: Charlie Kaufman

My favorite Aspen memory is saving an upside-down cake that had exploded from the high altitude.

Tags: Cake, High  ✍ Author: Emeril Lagasse

The industry's memory is quite short, it's true.

Tags: Short, True  ✍ Author: Diane Lane

I feel like I'm the most forgiven actress I can think of, probably because of this short memory people have!

Tags: Forgiven, Short  ✍ Author: Diane Lane

You know, as you get older, the first thing you lose is memory. It seems to be happening with me.

Tags: Lose, Older  ✍ Author: Bernhard Langer

A lot of people mistake a short memory for a clear conscience.

Tags: Conscience, Short  ✍ Author: Brie Larson

Fortunately, I've also been an electrician, and that's a happy memory for me.

Tags: Happy  ✍ Author: James MacArthur

Pale ink is better than the most retentive memory.

Tags: Ink, Pale  ✍ Author: Connie Mack

History is a people's memory, and without a memory, man is demoted to the lower animals.

Tags: Demoted, History  ✍ Author: Malcolm X

We only labor to stuff the memory, and leave the conscience and the understanding unfurnished and void.

Tags: Conscience, Leave  ✍ Author: Michel de Montaigne

Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.

Tags: Forget, Wish  ✍ Author: Michel de Montaigne

I think it is all a matter of love: the more you love a memory, the stronger and stranger it is.

Tags: Love, Matter  ✍ Author: Vladimir Nabokov

A great memory does not make a mind, any more than a dictionary is a piece of literature.

Tags: Great, Mind  ✍ Author: John Henry Newman

A great memory is never made synonymous with wisdom, any more than a dictionary would be called a treatise.

Tags: Great, Wisdom  ✍ Author: John Henry Newman

Thank God for the potholes on memory lane.

Tags: God, Thank  ✍ Author: Randy Newman

Many a man fails as an original thinker simply because his memory it too good.

Tags: Good, Simply  ✍ Author: Friedrich Nietzsche

We are linked by blood, and blood is memory without language.

Tags: Blood, Language  ✍ Author: Joyce Carol Oates

I have a terrible memory in general, but one thing I've always been able to remember is my songs.

Tags: Able, Remember  ✍ Author: Conor Oberst

I guess the painkillers wipe out your memory along with your ethics.

Tags: Along, Ethics  ✍ Author: Keith Olbermann

To be a liar, you've got to have a great memory, and I don't have a memory.

Tags: Great, Liar  ✍ Author: Ozzy Osbourne

There is no refuge from memory and remorse in this world. The spirits of our foolish deeds haunt us, with or without repentance.

Tags: Deeds, Foolish  ✍ Author: Gilbert Parker

The 1984 European Championships were held in France and that was something important. I felt on form then, even though I was practically always injured at all the World Cups. It's a great memory. But in any case, the past is past.

Tags: Great, Past  ✍ Author: Michel Patini

No trace of slavery ought to mix with the studies of the freeborn man. No study, pursued under compulsion, remains rooted in the memory.

Tags: Slavery, Study  ✍ Author: Sylvia Plath

A liar should have a good memory.

Tags: Good, Liar  ✍ Author: Sean Quinn

It is fitting that a liar should be a man of good memory.

Tags: Good, Liar  ✍ Author: Sean Quinn

Cultures are never merely intellectual constructs. They take form through the collective intelligence and memory, through a commonly held psychology and emotions, through spiritual and artistic communion.

Tags: Emotions, Spiritual  ✍ Author: Tariq Ramadan

My first memory in life is grilling my thumb to the griddle in our restaurant on Cape Cod.

Tags: Life, Restaurant  ✍ Author: Rachael Ray

Everyone complains of his memory, and nobody complains of his judgment.

Tags: Everyone, Nobody  ✍ Author: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

He who has gone, so we but cherish his memory, abides with us, more potent, nay, more present than the living man.

Tags: Living, Present  ✍ Author: Antoine de Saint-Exupery

I've a grand memory for forgetting.

Tags: Forgetting, Grand  ✍ Author: Robert Louis Stevenson

I have a writer's memory which makes everything worse than maybe it actually was.

Tags: Actually, Makes  ✍ Author: Amy Tan

For me, clothing is nothing without the story behind it. Everything I own evokes some kind of memory.

Tags: Behind, Story  ✍ Author: Rachael Taylor

I hope that memory is valued - that we do not lose memory.

Tags: Hope, Lose  ✍ Author: Studs Terkel

Alas! how little does the memory of these human inhabitants enhance the beauty of the landscape!

Tags: Beauty, Human  ✍ Author: Henry David Thoreau

Anyone who in discussion relies upon authority uses, not his understanding, but rather his memory.

Tags: Anyone, Rather  ✍ Author: Miguel de Unamuno

I've never really been anywhere, and now I get to go everywhere. I just have to make sure there's enough memory on my computer to hold all my pictures.

Tags: Enough, Sure  ✍ Author: Carrie Underwood

Memory, in widow's weeds, with naked feet stands on a tombstone.

Tags: Feet, Stands  ✍ Author: Gwen Verdon

Of what use is the memory of facts, if not to serve as an example of good or of evil?

Tags: Evil, Good  ✍ Author: Alfred de Vigny

Guitar is just something I can do. So much of it now is muscle memory, just instinct.

Tags: Guitar, Instinct  ✍ Author: St. Vincent

Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory.

Tags: Anyone, Authority  ✍ Author: Leonardo da Vinci

Memory that yearns to join the centre, a limb remembering the body from which it has been severed, like those bamboo thighs of the god.

Tags: Body, God  ✍ Author: Derek Walcott

I feel that the thing that probably aided me the most in that scene with the dog was the utilization and using an actual recreation, affective memory, if you want to call it, of pain.

Tags: Dog, Pain  ✍ Author: Ray Walston

Life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by you so quickly you hardly catch it going.

Tags: Life, Moment  ✍ Author: Tennessee Williams

In memory everything seems to happen to music.

Tags: Happen, Music  ✍ Author: Tennessee Williams

My eyesight is not nearly as good. My hearing is probably going away. My memory is slipping too. But I'm still around.

Tags: Away, Good  ✍ Author: John Wooden

My memory is not even what most people's is, much less what it oughta be for a discussion like this.

Tags: Discussion, Less  ✍ Author: Warren Zevon

White Americans have a short memory.

Tags: Short, White  ✍ Author: Sherman Alexie

I have a terrible memory.

Tags: Terrible  ✍ Author: Dorothy Allison

Wouldn't you like to have an augmented memory chip that you could plug into your head so you don't have to look everything up and remember everything?

Tags: Head, Remember  ✍ Author: Kevin J. Anderson

The memory of things gone is important to a jazz musician.

Tags: Gone, Jazz  ✍ Author: Louis Armstrong

When my father was assassinated, I decided that I would not compete with his memory, but the priority would be to achieve his dream.

Tags: Dream, Father  ✍ Author: Benigno Aquino III

Memory is the greatest of artists, and effaces from your mind what is unnecessary.

Tags: Greatest, Mind  ✍ Author: Maurice Baring

God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.

Tags: God, Might  ✍ Author: James M. Barrie

What happens is that your wretched memory remembers the words and forgets what's behind them.

Tags: Happens, Words  ✍ Author: Augusto Roa Bastos

The things that have come into being change continually. The man with a good memory remembers nothing because he forgets nothing.

Tags: Change, Good  ✍ Author: Augusto Roa Bastos

Great music is that which penetrates the ear with facility and leaves the memory with difficulty. Magical music never leaves the memory.

Tags: Great, Music  ✍ Author: Thomas Beecham

I don't profess to be an expert on anything, or have the memory for who ran in 1952. I am an informed American citizen, that's my position.

Tags: American, Position  ✍ Author: Joy Behar

People have no memory of phone numbers now because of the cell phone - their address book is in a cell phone.

Tags: Book, Phone  ✍ Author: Gordon Bell

Memory is the first casualty of middle age, if I remember correctly.

Tags: Age, Remember  ✍ Author: Candice Bergen

The camera relieves us of the burden of memory. It surveys us like God, and it surveys for us. Yet no other god has been so cynical, for the camera records in order to forget.

Tags: Forget, God  ✍ Author: John Berger

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