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.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
In memory's telephoto lens, far objects are magnified.
Things that were hard to bear are sweet to remember.
The existence of forgetting has never been proved: We only know that some things don't come to mind when we want them.
Yesterday is but today's memory, and tomorrow is today's dream.
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.
Memory... is the diary that we all carry about with us.
Observation is an old man's memory.
Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards.
Gratitude is the memory of the heart.
Take care of all your memories. For you cannot relive them.
Leftovers in their less visible form are called memories. Stored in the refrigerator of the mind and the cupboard of the heart.
Gratitude is the heart's memory.
Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart.
Committing a great truth to memory is admirable; committing it to life is wisdom.
William Arthur Ward
The palest ink is better than the best memory.
They come to the door of memory unannounced, stray dogs that amble in, sniff around a bit and simply never leave. Our lives are measured by these.
Susan B. Anthony