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Memories Quotes

God gave us our memories so that we might have roses in December. J.M. Barrie
Today the world changes so quickly that in growing up we take leave not just of youth but of the world we were young in ... Fear and resentment of what is new is really a lament for the memories of our childhood. Peter Medawar
No matter how long we exist, we have our memories. Points in time which time itself cannot erase. Suffering may distort my backward glances, but even to suffering, some memories will yield nothing of ther beauty or their splendor. Rather they remain as hard as gems. Anne Rice, "Blood and Gold"
Anyone who limits her vision to memories of yesterday is already dead. Lily Langtry
The difference between false memories and true ones is the same as for jewels: it is always the false ones that look the most real, the most brilliant. Salvador Dali
This coffee plunges into the stomach...the mind is aroused, and ideas pour forth like the battalions of the Grand Army on the field of battle.... Memories charge at full gallop...the light cavalry of comparisons deploys itself magnificently; the artillery of logic hurry in with their train of ammunition; flashes of wit pop up like sharp-shooters. Honore de Balzac
For the sense of smell, almost more than any other, has the power to recall memories and it is a pity that you use it so little. Rachel Carson
Some memories are realities, and are better than anything that can ever happen to one again. Willa Cather
Our memories are card indexes consulted, and then put back in disorder by authorities whom we do not control. Cyril Connolly
Life is like an overlong drama through which we sit being nagged by the vague memories of having read the reviews. John Updike
History is a cyclic poem written by Time upon the memories of man. Percy Bysshe Shelley
God gave us memories that we might have roses in December. J. M. Barry
Childhood has no forebodings, but then, it is soothed by no memories of outlived sorrow. George Eliot, The Mill On The Floss, Ch 9
For some life lasts a short while, but the memories it holds last forever. Laura Swenson
Creditors have better memories than debtors. Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard?s Almanac (1758)
We must always have old memories and young hopes. Arsene Houssaye
Like the wind crying endlessly through the universe, Time carries away the names and the deeds of conquerors and commoners alike. And all that we are, all that remains, is in the memories of those who cared we came this way for a brief moment. Harlan Ellison, "Paladin of the Lost Hour"
History is the ship carrying living memories to the future. Stephen Spender
The memories of men are too frail a thread to hang history from. John Still
I guess one of the funniest memories of my grandfather was the time I was at his house and that tied-up man with the gag in his mouth came hopping out of the closet and started yelling that HE was really my grandfather and the other guy was an imposter and to run for help. Who was that guy Oh, well, never saw HIM again. Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
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