Quotes and Sayings about Memories
"Both expectations and memories are more than mere images founded on previous experience."
- Samuel Alexander
(Related: Experience, Expectations, Memories)
"It is difficult sharing and capturing so many years of memories and the people behind the words-and even though that guest book can speak volumes, in between, the pages remain so silent."
- Eugenie Anderson
(Related: People, Guest, Memories, Sharing, Words, Years)
"The ancient Greek oral poets all had this anxiety about the deficiencies of their memories and always began poems by praying to the Muse to help them remember."
- David Antin
(Related: Anxiety, Help, Memories, Poems, Poets)
"As a boy, because I was born and raised in Ohio, about 60 miles north of Dayton, the legends of the Wrights have been in my memories as long as I can remember."
- Neil Armstrong
(Related: Legends, Memories)
"By interviewing at least one veteran, you can preserve memories that otherwise might be lost. My uncle was a downed fighter pilot and P.O.W. in World War II, and I am looking forward to recording his story for inclusion in the project."
- Spencer Bachus
(Related: War, Memories, Project, World, World war)
"The horrors of the Second World War, the chilling winds of the Cold War and the crushing weight of the Iron Curtain are little more than fading memories. Ideals that once commanded great loyalty are now taken for granted."
- Jan Peter Balkenende
(Related: War, Ideals, Iron curtain, Loyalty, Memories, Now, Weight, World, World war)
"A mother's happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Happiness, Mother, Future, Memories, Past)
"I have more memories than if I were a thousand years old."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Memories, Old, Years)
"It is right that he too should have his little chronicle, his memories, his reason, and be able to recognize the good in the bad, the bad in the worst, and so grow gently old down all the unchanging days, and die one day like any other day, only shorter."
- Samuel Beckett
(Related: Day, Memories, Old, Reason, Right)
"Everybody needs his memories. They keep the wolf of insignificance from the door."
- Saul Bellow
(Related: Memories, Needs)
"Every passion borders on the chaotic, but the collector's passion borders on the chaos of memories."
- Walter Benjamin
(Related: Chaos, Memories, Passion)
"Those who have known the famous are publicly debriefed of their memories, knowing as their own dusk falls that they will only be remembered for remembering someone else."
- Alan Bennett
(Related: Famous, Memories, Will)
"Memories are like stones, time and distance erode them like acid."
- Ugo Betti
(Related: Time, Memories)
"By showing hunger, deprivation, starvation and brutality, as well as endurance and nobility, documentaries inform, prod our memories, even stir us to action. Such films do battle for our very soul."
- Theodore Bikel
(Related: Soul, Action, Battle, Endurance, Hunger, Memories, Nobility, Starvation)
"Obviously, I have a lot of memories here... but at the same time I'm going to put all my energies into moving forward and doing my best for the Thrashers."
- Peter Bondra
(Related: Time, Memories)
"Memories are the key not to the past, but to the future."
- Corrie Ten Boom
(Related: Future, Key, Memories, Past)
"Since I'm always working, my best holiday memories are definitely when I can just go home and spend time with my family."
- Chris Brown
(Related: Family, Home, Time, Holiday, Memories)
"So often we rob tomorrow's memories by today's economies."
- John Mason Brown
(Related: Memories, Today, Tomorrow)
"Thinking so hard on her soft eyes and memories of the signs that it's over. It's over."
- Jeff Buckley
(Related: Eyes, Memories, Thinking)
"I'm proud of what I achieved there, but a life built on memories is not much of a life."
- Eric Cantona
(Related: Life, Memories)
"I think it would be interesting if old people got anti-Alzheimer's disease where they slowly began to recover other people's lost memories."
- George Carlin
(Related: People, Disease, Memories, Old)
"I read less of everything now. With only fond memories of others' work, it will be interesting to give my own journal writing a try now."
- Jonathan Carroll
(Related: Work, Memories, Now, Will, Writing)
"Nostalgia, the vice of the aged. We watch so many old movies our memories come in monochrome."
- Angela Carter
(Related: Movies, Memories, Nostalgia, Old, Vice)
"Lost in Space brings back a lot of memories for people, and I think that any time you're involved in something that has such a long-lasting appeal, you feel very blessed by that."
- Angela Cartwright
(Related: Time, People, Memories, Space)
"Some memories are realities, and are better than anything that can ever happen to one again."
- Willa Cather
"I found one remaining box of comics which I had saved. When I opened it up and that smell came pouring out, that old paper smell, I was struck by a rush of memories, a sense of my childhood self that seemed to be contained in there."
- Michael Chabon
(Related: Childhood, Memories, Old, Self, Sense)
"Other than motherhood, the eight years that I spent at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, I have incredibly fond memories of. It's a beautiful place, with four seasons up in Wisconsin. And really wonderful people."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: People, Memories, Motherhood, Seasons, University, Years)
"Some of my finest memories are from my time at the University of Texas. College baseball, I love it."
- Roger Clemens
(Related: Love, Time, Baseball, College, Memories, University)
"Our memories are card indexes consulted and then returned in disorder by authorities whom we do not control."
- Cyril Connolly
(Related: Control, Disorder, Memories)
"You jot down ideas, memories, whatever, concerning your real life that somehow parallels the character you're playing, and you incorporate that in your scene work."
- Chris Cooper
(Related: Life, Work, Ideas, Character, Memories)
"The heart of marriage is memories; and if the two of you happen to have the same ones and can savor your reruns, then your marriage is a gift from the gods."
- Bill Cosby
(Related: Marriage, Heart, Gods, Memories)
"Your brain forms roughly 10,000 new cells every day, but unless they hook up to preexisting cells with strong memories, they die. Serves them right."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Day, Memories, Right)
"I am so excited to let fans in on how important my relationship with my family is to me. I hope to motivate mothers and daughters to build lifetimes of memories together and inspire kids around the world to live their dreams."
- Miley Cyrus
(Related: Dreams, Family, Hope, Daughters, Fans, Kids, Memories, Mothers, World)
"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
(Related: Difference, Memories)
"Lorna was quite young when her mother died, and I think she's blocked out some of the memories. I talked to her a little bit about that, but I wasn't prepared to go around and poke and hurt her."
- Judy Davis
(Related: Mother, Hurt, Memories)
"There was a chance for me to write one song for the section where Elvis sat in his black leather outfit and sang the old hits. At eight oclock the next morning I had written Memories."
- Mac Davis
(Related: Chance, Memories, Old, Song)
"The memories stayed with him for so long, and stayed vivid. And it didn't matter to me that he'd already repeated that before. I could hear it forever."
- Patti Davis
"And I've been walking 'round with memories way too long."
- Iris Dement
(Related: Memories, Walking)
"The hurricane flooded me out of a lot of memorabilia, but it can't flood out the memories."
- Tom Dempsey
"Sentences are like sharp nails, which force truth upon our memories."
- Denis Diderot
(Related: Truth, Force, Memories)
"If dreams are like movies, then memories are films about ghosts."
- Adam Duritz
(Related: Dreams, Movies, Memories)
"Take care of all your memories. For you cannot relive them."
- Bob Dylan
(Related: Care, Memories)
"What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined - to strengthen each other - to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories."
- George Eliot
"I'd love to follow the Tour de France one day. It's a really exciting spectacle. I've only seen it once as it was coming into Paris and that was very exciting for me. I have memories of that."
- Bryan Ferry
(Related: Love, Day, France, Memories, Paris)
"It seems to me that I have always existed and that I possess memories that date back to the Pharaohs."
- Gustave Flaubert
"I still love making hamburgers on the grill. I guess whenever I eat them childhood memories come up for me."
- Bobby Flay
(Related: Love, Childhood, Memories)
"More than specific memories of achievements, for me I remember the feeling you get when you were just at your very best - when you felt like you were floating across the court and could put the ball wherever you wanted."
- Guy Forget
(Related: Court, Feeling, Memories)
"Memories are doing funny things to us."
- Milos Forman
(Related: Funny, Memories)
"I have a lot of memories of Falls Church. I went to grade school in Madison Elementary School."
- Jim Fowler
(Related: Church, Memories, School)
"From the first place of liquid darkness, within the second place of air and light, I set down the following record with its mixture of fact and truths and memories of truths and its direction toward the Third Place, where the starting point is myth."
- Janet Frame
(Related: Darkness, Direction, Fact, First, Light, Memories, Myth)
"Creditors have better memories than debtors."
- Benjamin Franklin
"I write with a mouse, because it has no psychological associations or memories or habits associated with it."
- Fred Frith
(Related: Habits, Memories, Mouse)
"Leftovers in their less visible form are called memories. Stored in the refrigerator of the mind and the cupboard of the heart."
- Thomas Fuller
(Related: Heart, Memories, Mind)
"I have memories - but only a fool stores his past in the future."
- David Gerrold
(Related: Fool, Future, Memories, Past)
"It is not fun singing about losing somebody like that, but at the same time it was easy to write because the memories were so real and vivid and so much a part of who I am."
- Vince Gill
(Related: Time, Fun, Losing, Memories, Singing)
"I know the game wasn't a classic, but the night was about more than that-it was about bringing back the memories and raising money for former heroes who have now fallen on hard times."
- David Ginola
(Related: Money, Heroes, Memories, Night, Now)
"Literature boils with the madcap careers of writers brought to the edge by the demands of living on their nerves, wringing out their memories and their nightmares to extract meaning, truth, beauty."
- Herbert Gold
(Related: Beauty, Truth, Careers, Literature, Living, Meaning, Memories, Nerves, Writers)
"A stone is ingrained with geological and historical memories."
- Andy Goldsworthy
"My parents kept us sheltered from this world of Hollywood. I don't have any great memories of bouncing on Cary Grant's knee or something like that."
- Tony Goldwyn
(Related: Hollywood, Memories, Parents, World)
"I say that I can't make anything up. I think of myself as a collage artist. I'm cutting and pasting memories of my life. And I say, I have to live a life in order to tell a life. I would prefer to tell it because telling you're always in control, you're like God."
- Spalding Gray
(Related: Life, God, Control, Artist, Memories, Order)
"I acknowledge the privilege of being alive in a human body at this moment, endowed with senses, memories, emotions, thoughts, and the space of mind in its wisdom aspect."
- Alex Grey
(Related: Wisdom, Thoughts, Being, Body, Emotions, Memories, Mind, Privilege, Senses, Space)
"In some instances, the accuracy of past-life memories can be objectively verified, sometimes with remarkable detail."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Accuracy, Detail, Memories, Past, Remarkable)
"Many instances exist of small children who seem to remember and describe their previous life in another body, another place, and with other people. These memories emerge usually shortly after these children begin to talk."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Life, People, Body, Children, Memories, Talk)
"Chocolate is the first luxury. It has so many things wrapped up in it: Deliciusness in the moment, childhood memories, and that grin-inducing feeling of getting a reward for being good."
- Mariska Hargitay
(Related: Being, Childhood, Feeling, First, Luxury, Memories, Reward)
"You can't recover memories of a missing event. That's a fallacy."
- Betty Hill
"Too many people have been analyzing their pasts, their childhoods, their memories, their parents, and realizing that it doesn't do anything-or that it doesn't do enough."
- James Hillman
(Related: People, Memories, Parents)
"I did a movie called Marathon Man and it was one of my best memories."
- Dustin Hoffman
(Related: Man, Marathon, Memories)
"Memories, imagination, old sentiments, and associations are more readily reached through the sense of smell than through any other channel."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
(Related: Imagination, Memories, Old, Sense)
"I have lots of favourite memories but I can't say that I have a favourite film."
- John Hurt
(Related: Film, Memories)
"We all have our time machines. Some take us back, they're called memories. Some take us forward, they're called dreams."
- Jeremy Irons
(Related: Dreams, Time, Machines, Memories)
"My dad taught me from my youngest childhood memories through these connections with Aboriginal and tribal people that you must always protect people's sacred status, regardless of the pest."
- Steve Irwin
(Related: Dad, People, Childhood, Memories)
"Our dreams must be stronger than our memories. We must be pulled by our dreams, rater than pushed by our memories."
- Jesse Jackson
(Related: Dreams, Memories)
"People love talking about when they were young and heard Honky Tonk Women for the first time. It's quite a heavy load to carry on your shoulders, the memories of so many people."
- Mick Jagger
(Related: Love, Women, Time, People, First, Memories, Talking)
"A cigar is as good as memories that you have when you smoked it."
- Raul Julia
"A life-long blessing for children is to fill them with warm memories of times together. Happy memories become treasures in the heart to pull out on the tough days of adulthood."
- Charlotte Davis Kasl
(Related: Life, Heart, Adulthood, Children, Memories)
"My childhood wasn't full of wonderful culinary memories."
- Thomas Keller
(Related: Childhood, Memories)
"I must apologise because I know all writers have memories of being on the outer because it's the children on the side of the playground who become the dangerous writers."
- Thomas Keneally
(Related: Being, Children, Memories, Writers)
"I just have beautiful memories of what has happened in my life."
- Persis Khambatta
(Related: Life, Memories)
"True nostalgia is an ephemeral composition of disjointed memories."
- Florence King
(Related: Memories, Nostalgia)
"There are a lot of good memories, and because I was injured, during the rehab, I met my wife. The tennis was very good but the injuries were good for something too."
- Richard Krajicek
(Related: Wife, Memories, Tennis)
"I started cooking when I was about 10. I have memories like when I was 6 or 7 with my mom, and when I was 12 I started getting real serious about cooking."
- Emeril Lagasse
(Related: Mom, Cooking, Memories)
"This story is based on a gentleman who indeed did... used to come to my parents' house in 1971 from Bangladesh. He was at the University of Rhode Island. And I was four, four years old, at the time, and so I actually don't have any memories of this gentleman."
- Jhumpa Lahiri
(Related: Time, Gentleman, Memories, Old, Parents, University, Years)
"I never go to funerals. To me a person is dead when he breathes for the last time. After that, your memories should be personal."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: Time, Funerals, Memories)
"No memory is ever alone; it's at the end of a trail of memories, a dozen trails that each have their own associations."
- Louis L'Amour
(Related: End, Memories, Memory)
"The one thing I need to leave behind is good memories."
- Michael Landon
"Well, the memories were obviously - every match is important, every point counts, especially the last sort of 18, 20 years when the matches have been so tight."
- Bernhard Langer
(Related: Memories, Years)
"I am happy as happiness goes, for a woman who has so many memories and who lives the lonely life of an actress."
- Lillie Langtry
(Related: Happiness, Life, Lonely, Memories, Woman)
"Anyone who limits her vision to memories of yesterday is already dead."
- Lillie Langtry
(Related: Vision, Limits, Memories, Yesterday)
"You can close your eyes to reality but not to memories."
- Stanislaw Lec
(Related: Eyes, Memories, Reality)
"Human memory is a marvelous but fallacious instrument. The memories which lie within us are not carved in stone; not only do they tend to become erased as the years go by, but often they change, or even increase by incorporating extraneous features."
- Primo Levi
(Related: Change, Lie, Memories, Memory, Years)
"I don't have any beauty shop memories. I remember the barber shop."
- Jenifer Lewis
(Related: Beauty, Memories)
"Those fields of daisies we landed on, and dusty fields and desert stretches. Memories of many skies and earths beneath us - many days, many nights of stars."
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(Related: Daisies, Memories, Stars)
"Through the years, I have so many wonderful memories of playing with the Red Wings: winning four Stanley Cups, scoring big goals, going into battle every night side by side with my teammates, playing with every ounce of effort I could muster."
- Ted Lindsay
(Related: Goals, Winning, Battle, Effort, Memories, Night, Years)
"Writing a book is a very lonely business. You are totally cut off from the rest of the world, submerged in your obsessions and memories."
- Mario Vargas Llosa
(Related: Business, Lonely, Memories, Obsessions, Rest, World, Writing)
"I have many memories of waking up to eat breakfast that my mother carefully prepared for us and her saying, what do y'all want for lunch, and as we're eating lunch, what do y'all want for dinner? It's always about the next meal."
- Lisa Loeb
(Related: Mother, Eating, Memories, Saying, Waking, Want)
"San Francisco is gone. Nothing remains of it but memories."
- Jack London
(Related: Memories, Nothing)
"I've never tried to block out the memories of the past, even though some are painful. I don't understand people who hide from their past. Everything you live through helps to make you the person you are now."
- Sophia Loren
(Related: People, Memories, Now, Past)
"Ocean is more ancient than the mountains, and freighted with the memories and the dreams of Time."
- H. P. Lovecraft
(Related: Dreams, Time, Memories, Mountains, Ocean)
"I have a lot of great memories, but I can't imagine anything more exciting than the life I have now."
- Rob Lowe
(Related: Life, Memories, Now)
"When I recall today my early youth, I should take the boy that I then was, with the exception of a few individual features, for a different person, were it not for the existence of the chain of memories."
- Ernst Mach
(Related: Existence, Memories, Today, Youth)
"I had the great good fortune to interview Peggy Lee. Her memories of working with Walt Disney and his team were warm and upbeat."
- Leonard Maltin
(Related: Disney, Fortune, Memories)
"One of my earliest memories is of my father carrying me in one arm with a picket sign in the other."
- Camryn Manheim
(Related: Father, Memories)
"My earliest memories are the best. I always try to remember the good times when Daddy was alive."
- Jayne Mansfield
"In the life of a singer, it's not all triumphs and happy memories; there are days you have to go out there when it's the last thing you feel like doing."
- Mireille Mathieu
(Related: Life, Memories)
"What makes old age hard to bear is not the failing of one's faculties, mental and physical, but the burden of one's memories."
- W. Somerset Maugham
(Related: Age, Burden, Memories, Old)
"The way I look at it, they're all part of my musical diary, and I can listen to any one of them and it will bring up memories of what was going on at that time."
- John Mayall
(Related: Time, Memories, Will)
"There is nothing like an odor to stir memories."
- William McFee
(Related: Memories, Nothing)
"The sparrow that is twittering on the edge of my balcony is calling up to me this moment a world of memories that reach over half my lifetime, and a world of hope that stretches farther than any flight of sparrows."
- Donald G. Mitchell
(Related: Hope, Memories, Sparrows, World)
"My grandfather was a newspaper publisher and his paper had all the comics in NYC, so some of my earliest memories are of reading the family paper and heading straight for the comics insert."
- Rick Moody
(Related: Family, Memories, Reading)
"I remember the difficulty we had in the beginning replacing magnetic cores in memories and eventually we had both cost and performance advantages. But it wasn't at all clear in the beginning."
- Gordon Moore
(Related: Performance, Beginning, Difficulty, Memories)
"Actors are good liars; writers are good liars with good memories."
- Daniel Keys Moran
(Related: Actors, Memories, Writers)
"One of the most wonderful memories in my life was when I sang at the Opera House in Sydney. I will never forget that. It is one of the most beautiful Houses I have ever sung in my life."
- Nana Mouskouri
(Related: Life, Forget, Houses, Memories, Opera, Will)
"Painting picture by picture, I followed the impressions my eye took in at heightened moments. I painted only memories, adding nothing, no details that I did not see. Hence the simplicity of the paintings, their emptiness."
- Edvard Munch
(Related: Eye, Memories, Moments, Nothing, Painting, Simplicity)
"I've always seen myself as one of those 'show people.' My earliest memories are wanting and needing to entertain people, like a gypsy traveler who goes from place to place, city to city, performing for audiences and reaching people."
- Brittany Murphy
(Related: People, Audiences, Memories)
"I have very happy memories of fairy tales. My mother used to take me to the library in Toronto to check out the fairy tales. And she was an actress, so she used to act out for me the different characters in all these fairy tales."
- Mike Myers
(Related: Mother, Act, Memories)
"The loneliness is when you pick up and move, even if you are not originally from that place, and you have some memories that you want to embrace. Having a life in transit, I feel like you are always looking out the back window."
- Ajay Naidu
(Related: Life, Loneliness, Memories, Want)
"I never saw my grandfather because he had died before I was born, but I have good memories of my grandmother and of how she could play the piano at the old house."
- John Forbes Nash, Jr.
(Related: Memories, Old, Play)
"To reminisce with my old friends, a chance to share some memories, and play our songs again."
- Ricky Nelson
(Related: Chance, Friends, Memories, Old, Play, Songs)
"I have a lot of objects in my space, little things, reminders, memories."
- Marc Newson
(Related: Memories, Space)
"My memories are inside me - they're not things or a place - I can take them anywhere."
- Olivia Newton-John
"The Jungian view of drama would be that it affects all of our imaginations and somehow taps into our hidden, ancient, primordial memories."
- Jeremy Northam
(Related: Drama, Memories)
"Ryan is my bridge to the past, to memories that lose some of their sting when he recounts them."
- Tatum O'Neal
(Related: Memories, Past)
"I have no memories I'm prepared to share with you."
- Peter O'Toole
"Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others."
- Rosa Parks
(Related: Deeds, Memories, Will)
"Are there memories left that are safe from the clutches of phony anniversaries?"
- Pope Paul VI
"The richness of life lies in memories we have forgotten."
- Cesare Pavese
(Related: Life, Lies, Memories, Richness)
"Most of my memories of Texas are of mosquitoes, watermelons, crickets, and my brother teasing me."
- Robin Wright Penn
(Related: Brother, Memories, Mosquitoes)
"I don't like hawking 'round other people's memories. That wasn't part of the deal when I was born."
- Hugo Pratt
(Related: People, Memories)
"I have a lot of memories, but I don't go into capitalizing on that. Something's got to be my own. I'm not doing the record to sit here and broadcast my memories of my father."
- Lisa Marie Presley
(Related: Father, Memories)
"I like Jailhouse Rock and Love Me Tender. The black-and-white films. With music, I tend more toward the '70s stuff because I was at the shows for those, so they bring back memories."
- Lisa Marie Presley
(Related: Love, Music, Memories)
"To understand a man, you must know his memories. The same is true of a nation."
- Anthony Quayle
(Related: Man, Memories, Nation)
"We don't have any bad memories of the people of the United States."
- Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
(Related: People, Memories, states, United)
"We can best honor the memories of those who were killed on September 11 and those who have been killed fighting the war on terrorism, by dedicating ourselves to building a free and peaceful world safe from the threat of terrorism."
- Jack Reed
(Related: War, Building, Fighting, Honor, Memories, Terrorism, World)
"My early childhood memories center around this typical American country store and life in a small American town, including 4th of July celebrations marked by fireworks and patriotic music played from a pavilion bandstand."
- Frederick Reines
(Related: Life, Music, American, Childhood, Country, July, Memories)
"I've been very fortunate in the things I've had in my life. But, at the same time, I wish I had the same types of memories as everyone else."
- Alfonso Ribeiro
(Related: Life, Time, Memories)
"Every journey into the past is complicated by delusions, false memories, false namings of real events."
- Adrienne Rich
(Related: Events, Journey, Memories, Past)
"I guess I had fun doing it but it has hard memories for me."
- Faith Ringgold
(Related: Fun, Memories)
"People always complain about their memories, never about their minds."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: People, Memories)
"One of my earliest memories... I knew three full verses of the Star Spangled Banner when I was seven or eight years old. And one of the nuns discovered this phenomenon and I was actually sent around from classroom to classroom to do the whole thing."
- Dave Van Ronk
(Related: Classroom, Memories, Old, Years)
"Obviously the facts are never just coming at you but are incorporated by an imagination that is formed by your previous experience. Memories of the past are not memories of facts but memories of your imaginings of the facts."
- Philip Roth
(Related: Imagination, Experience, Facts, Memories, Past)
"A whole stack of memories never equal one little hope."
- Charles M. Schulz
(Related: Hope, Memories)
"There are too many books I haven't read, too many places I haven't seen, too many memories I haven't kept long enough."
- Irwin Shaw
(Related: Books, Memories)
"History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man."
- Percy Bysshe Shelley
(Related: History, Time, Man, Memories)
"Our memories are independent of our wills. It is not so easy to forget."
- Richard Sheridan
(Related: Forget, Memories)
"The money is in a different league these days, of course, but I have special memories of the 60s and 70s which players today don't have. There wasn't the same celebrity attitude and media exposure. We had a bit more freedom."
- Peter Shilton
(Related: Money, Attitude, Celebrity, Freedom, Media, Memories, Today)
"The older we get, the swifter time seems to pass and the quicker memories seem to fade."
- Brian Sibley
(Related: Time, Memories)
"Liars need to have good memories."
- Algernon Sidney
"Memories are fallible and a timer can save a lot of hard work from going out of the window."
- Delia Smith
(Related: Work, Hard work, Memories)
"Our enemies are our evil deeds and their memories, our pride, our selfishness, our malice, our passions, which by conscience or by habit pursue us with a relentlessness past the power of figure to express."
- George A. Smith
(Related: Power, Habit, Conscience, Deeds, Enemies, Evil, Malice, Memories, Past, Pride, Selfishness)
"The museums and parks are graveyards above the ground- congealed memories of the past that act as a pretext for reality."
- Robert Smithson
(Related: Act, Memories, Museums, Past, Reality)
"The memories of the Munich games for me are of triumph and tragedy."
- Mark Spitz
(Related: Games, Memories, Tragedy)
"I have two lovely sons and some good memories, but I've had a rather tumultuous personal life. It hasn't been dull; I've been the Hiroshima of love."
- Sylvester Stallone
(Related: Love, Life, Memories, Sons)
"Keep all special thoughts and memories for lifetimes to come. Share these keepsakes with others to inspire hope and build from the past, which can bridge to the future."
- Mattie Stepanek
(Related: Hope, Thoughts, Future, Memories, Past)
"I love the live performances and Las Vegas. I also like making films that are being discovered by another generation. Having been a teen idol of the '60s is great because you realize you left your generation with a smile and good memories."
- Connie Stevens
(Related: Love, Teen, Being, Memories, Smile)
"I wanted my children to have the same exposure to the water I had. My strongest memories of Northeast Harbor are going in a small Whaler with my dad, looking for osprey."
- Parker Stevenson
(Related: Dad, Children, Memories, Water)
"The memories of men are too frail a thread to hang history from."
- John Still
(Related: History, Men, Memories)
"I was in Woody Allen's Stardust Memories in 1980. It was only a bit part and I didn't get to speak but I felt that I was in a real movie and heading where I had always wanted to be."
- Sharon Stone
"In every man the memory of the struggles and the heroes of the past is alive. But these memories are not incompatible with the desire for peace in the future."
- Gustav Stresemann
(Related: Peace, Desire, Future, Heroes, Man, Memories, Memory, Past)
"The cybermen are good monsters, I think. My earliest memories are of the cybermen from when I used to watch when I was younger. It's nice to have them back."
- Sarah Sutton
"My memories of camp - I was four years old to eight years old - they're fond memories."
- George Takei
(Related: Memories, Old, Years)
"Newlyweds, they have this ideal, this picture of what marriage is like, something similar of their favorite memories growing up. If only it were that simple."
- William Taylor
(Related: Marriage, Favorite, Growing up, Memories)
"The first thing I think of when I hear the name of Lucille Ball is a Hollywood legend. I have fond memories of growing up at her house, but she was a different person off the set than she was on the set."
- Keith Thibodeaux
(Related: First, Growing up, Hollywood, Memories, Name)
"The Olympics: not one of my better memories."
- Debi Thomas
"We're not that far from being able to plant images, memories, and emotional states directly into the brain."
- Douglas Trumbull
(Related: Being, Memories, states)
"Victory is everything. You can spend the money but you can never spend the memories."
- Ken Venturi
(Related: Money, Victory, Memories)
"The poetry of a people comes from the deep recesses of the unconscious, the irrational and the collective body of our ancestral memories."
- Margaret Walker
(Related: Poetry, People, Body, Deep, Memories, Unconscious)
"My grandmothers are full of memories, smelling of soap and onions and wet clay, with veins rolling roughly over quick hands, they have many clean words to say, my grandmothers were strong."
- Margaret Walker
(Related: Memories, Quick, Words)
"I think things like food, the food of the south is sort of the common tie that binds us all, Black and White, the sense memories. It's a very particular part of the country."
- Sela Ward
(Related: Food, Country, Memories, Sense)
"We have four beautiful children and some wonderful memories."
- Damon Wayans
(Related: Children, Memories)
"He had to deal all at once with the packed regrets and stifled memories of an inarticulate lifetime."
- Edith Wharton
"Most people think that shadows follow, precede or surround beings or objects. The truth is that they also surround words, ideas, desires, deeds, impulses and memories."
- Elie Wiesel
(Related: Truth, People, Ideas, Deeds, Impulses, Memories, Shadows, Words)
"I shot Footloose nearby, and we used to hike. Very fond memories."
- Dianne Wiest
"So much of what we do is ephemeral and quickly forgotten, even by ourselves, so it's gratifying to have something you have done linger in people's memories."
- John Williams
(Related: People, Memories)
"They say I live a fast life. Maybe I just like a fast life. I wouldn't give it up for anything in the world. It won't last forever, either. But the memories will."
- Dennis Wilson
(Related: Life, Memories, Will, World)
"Memories are like mulligatawny soup in a cheap restaurant. It is best not to stir them."
- P. G. Wodehouse
"Whenever I think of the past, it brings back so many memories."
- Steven Wright
(Related: Memories, Past)
"I miss my Dad. My Dad loved cheesy monster movies, so we'd have Godzilla movie marathons. Those are some of my favorite memories, laughing at how the monster outfits were so bad, like black garbage bags for heads."
- Ahmet Zappa
(Related: Dad, Movies, Favorite, Memories)