Sunday, July 1, 2012


1.      We do not remember days; we remember moments.
2.      No canvas absorbs color like memory.
3.      Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us.
4.      Every man's memory is his private literature.
5.      In literature and art memory is a synonyme for invention. It is the life-blood of imagination, which faints and dies when the veins are empty.
6.      Our memories are independent of our wills.
7.      The memory is a treasurer to whom we must give funds, if we would draw the assistance we need.
8.      Memory is not so brilliant as hope, but it is more beautiful, and a thousand times more true.
9.      The richness of life lies in memories we have forgotten.
10.  Memory is the cabinet of imagination, the treasury of reason, the registry of conscience and the council-chamber of thought.
11.  Memories are hunting horns whose sound dies on the wind.
12.  When our memories outweigh our dreams, we have grown old.
13.  I have memories - but only a fool stores his past in the future.
14.  Memory, in widow's weeds, with naked feet stands on a tombstone.
15.  A man's real possession is his memory. In nothing else is he rich, in nothing else is he poor.
16.  Memory is what makes us young or old.
17.  Memory is a paradise out of which fate cannot drive us.
18.  Do not trust your memory; it is a net full of holes; the most beautiful prizes slip through it.
19.  Memory seldom fails when its office is to show us the tombs of our buried hopes.
20.  Memory is the power to revive again in our minds those ideas which after imprinting have disappeared, or have been laid aside out of sight.
21.  Memory is the primary and fundamental power, without which there could be no other intellectual operation.
22.  We must always have old memories and young hopes.
23.  The memory of past favors is like a rainbow, bright, vivid, and beautiful; but it soon fades away. The in memory of injuries is engraved on the heart, and remains forever.
24.  Creditors have better memories than debtors.
25.  Some memories are realities, and are better than anything that can ever happen to one again.

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