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"Memory and poetry go together, absolutely. It is a matter of preserving and of remembering things." - Lisel Mueller

"Memory: what wonders it performs in preserving and storing up things gone by - or rather, things that are" - Plutarch

"The common people have no history: persecuted by the present, they cannot think of preserving the memory of the past." - Jean Henri Fabre

"Memory is the most malicious cutter of all, preserving, recasting, panning in slow motion across the awful bits so that we retain every detail." - Colson Whitehead

"Memory feeds imagination." - Amy Tan

"Rome is everybody's memory ..." - Eleanor Clark

"Hunger steals the memory" - Louise Erdrich

"Shame has poor memory." - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

"Memory is satisfied desire." - Carlos Fuentes

"Remorse is memory awake." - Emily Dickinson

"Memory is sweet. Even when it's painful, memory is sweet." - Li-Young Lee

"I have an excellent memory, a most excellent memory." - Bill Gates

"Mind is memory, not intelligence." - Rajneesh

"Yesterday is just a memory." - Bob Dylan

"Memory is imagination pinned down." - Mason Cooley

"Memory belongs to the imagination." - Alain Robbe-Grillet

"Memory. My poison, my food." - Eduardo Galeano

"Memory... is an internal rumor." - George Santayana

"Time's the thief of memory" - Stephen King

"I am rampant with memory." - Margaret Laurence

"Memory in America suffers amnesia." - Meridel Le Sueur

"Everything is resurrected in memory." - Martin Firrell

"Everything turns only to memory." - Martin Firrell

"Language is memory and metaphor." - Storm Jameson

"I have a terrible memory." - Dorothy Allison

"Memory sometimes makes merciful deletions." - H P Lovecraft

"My greatest inspiration is memory." - Paul Theroux

"I have a great memory." - Carol Burnett

"When glory comes, memory departs." - Proverbs

"Hope is a memory that desires, the memory is a memory that has enjoyed." - Honore De Balzac

"As Americans, preserving the best..." - Paul Robeson

"So I'm going to go on and work on preserving the ozone layer, encouraging everyone to recycle." - Dean Stockwell

"If anything can, it is memory that will save humanity. For me, hope without memory is like memory without hope." - Elie Wiesel

"If genetic memory or racial memory persists, is it possible that individual memory also exists from previous lives?" - Taylor Caldwell

"How vast a memory has Love!" - Alexander Pope

"Vanity plays lurid tricks with our memory." - Joseph Conrad

"No canvas absorbs colour like memory." - Robert Aris Willmott

"Memory itself is an internal rumour." - George Santayana

"Memory at last has what I sought." - Wislawa Szymborska

"There is memory in the forest." - Margaret Widdemer

"Memory is, of course, a trickster." - Frances Mayes

"Scent is the strongest tie to memory." - Maggie Stiefvater

"True love rules especially through memory." - Honore De Balzac

"Literature is the memory of humanity." - Isaac Bashevis Singer

"Magical music never leaves the memory." - Thomas Beecham

"Sweet is the memory of past troubles." - Cicero

"The selective memory isn't selective enough." - Blake Morrison

"Memory - the very skin of life." - Elizabeth Hardwick

"Memory changes as a person matures." - Siri Hustvedt

"Memory whispers someplace in that jumbled machinery." - Ken Kesey

"Long memory, short fuse, big revenge." - Karen Traviss

"But it was smell that carried memory." - Ann Brashares

"Play Mozart in memory of me." - Frederic Chopin

"Vision sometimes comes in a memory." - Marilynne Robinson

"God bless the potholes on Memory Lane." - Randy Newman

"Anything processed by memory is fiction." - David Shields

"Marriage is memory, marriage is time." - Joan Didion

"On the stem of memory imaginations blossom." - Patrick Kavanagh

"History is the memory of States." - Henry A Kissinger

"Memory is the only friend of grief." - Rumer Godden

"Homeopaths argue that water has a memory." - Scarlett Thomas

"The past is more than a memory." - John Trudell

"In memory Venice is always magic." - Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

"Scars are just another kind of memory." - M. L. Stedman

"Memory is the basis of every journey." - Stephen King

"We cannot develop and print a memory." - Henri Cartier-Bresson

"I have a bad memory for facts." - Stendhal

"Without memory there are no worries." - James Cook

"History is the memory of a nation" - Thomas Sowell

"Happiness is health and a short memory!" - Audrey Hepburn

"Memory doesn't erase. The recall ability fails." - James Cook

"I have a very vivid memory." - Billy Eichner

"Memory is the happiness of being alone." - Lois Lowry

"The memory of a good deed lives." - Aesop

"And never forget, there is memory." - John Irving

"Man's memory shapes Its own Eden within" - Jorge Luis Borges

"We can invent only with memory." - Alphonse Karr

"memory is the only way home." - Terry Tempest Williams

"Memory is your image of perfection." - Barbara Kruger

"Memory is a mirror that scandalously lies." - Julio Cortazar

"Human memory is short and terribly fickle." - Janine Di Giovanni

"Home is one's birthplace, ratified by memory." - Henry Anatole Grunwald

"Food is so heavily connected to memory." - Alexandra Guarnaschelli

"Sweet is the memory of past troubles." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Your body has such a memory." - Kristanna Loken

"Memory is more indelible than ink." - Anita Loos

"Short term memory is not good." - Jim Mcmahon

"Observation is an old man's memory." - Jonathan Swift

"Memory is the mother of all wisdom." - Aeschylus

"Every man's memory is his private literature." - Aldous Huxley

"All our lives we are engaged in preserving our experiences and keeping them fresh by artificially sprinkling the water of memory over them. They have ceased to retain their original smell and fragrance. Do you call it life- this effort at the preservation of a phantom freshness in something that is withered and gone?" - Vimala Thakar

"For I regard memory not as a phenomenon preserving one thing and losing another merely by chance, but as a power that deliberately places events in order or wisely omits them. Everything we forget about our own lives was really condemned to oblivion by an inner instinct long ago." - Stefan Zweig

"Hong Kong has been the place where the memory of Tiananmen Square lives on; Hong Kong people have become more and more committed in their resistance to authoritarian government, and also, not surprisingly, committed to safeguarding their culture and heritage as something distinct and worth preserving." - Jess Row

"All our lives we are engaged in preserving our experiences and keeping them fresh by artificially sprinkling the water of memory over them. They have ceased to retain their original smell and fragrance. Do you call it life? this effort at the preservation of a phantom freshness in something that is withered and gone?" - Vimala Thakar

"The so called unconscious inferences can be traced back to the all-preserving memory, which presents us with parallel experiences and hence already knows the consequences of an action. It is not anticipation of the effects; rather, it is the feeling: identical causes, identical effects . . ." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Forgiving does not erase the bitter past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory." - Lewis B Smedes

"Fear is the memory of pain. Addiction is the memory of pleasure. Freedom is beyond both." - Deepak Chopra

"A person's memory is everything, really. Memory is identity. It's you." - Stephen King

"Identity is memory; when memory disappears, the self dissolves and love with it." - John Lahr

"Attention is the stuff that memory is made of, and memory is accumulated genius." - James Russell Lowell

"memory is a drug. Memory can hold you against your strength and against your will ..." - Beryl Markham

"Memory plays tricks. Memory is another word for story, and nothing is more unreliable." - Ann-Marie MacDonald

"There is not any memory with less satisfaction than the memory of some temptation we resisted." - James Branch Cabell

"I'd love a super human memory. My memory has never been good." - Wale

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

"Memory is not wisdom; idiots can by rote repeat volumes. Yet what is wisdom without memory?" - Martin Farquhar Tupper

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

"I have a good memory. But I would be interested in memory even if I had a bad memory, because I believe that memory is our soul. If we lose our memory completely, we are without a soul." - Umberto Eco

"If you have a lesion in the hippocampus in both sides, you have short term memory, but you can convert that short term memory into long term memory." - Eric Kandel

"A liar ought to have a good memory." - Quintilian

"My history teacher was so old, he taught from memory." - Henny Youngman

"Database: the information you lose when your memory crashes." - Dave Barry

"Hope is the forward-looking part of memory." - Diana Wynne Jones

"The root of oppression is the loss of memory." - Paula Gunn Allen

"What cook can match herself against hunger and memory?" - Joanne Greenberg

"You can fall ill with just a memory." - Paolo Giordano

"Memory only becomes interesting through its struggle with forgetfulness." - Adrian Forty

"Wisdom is founded on memory; happiness on forgetfulness." - Mason Cooley

"Creative memory is the historian's most subtle opponent." - Mason Cooley

"It takes a huge effort to free yourself from memory" - Paulo Coelho

"Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things." - Cicero

"A good memory is one trained to forget the trivial." - Clifton Paul Fadiman

"Discs and memory are far cheaper than annoying your customers." - Steve Huffman

"The memory of the American public is about six weeks." - F Lee Bailey

"Writing isn't letters on paper. It's communication. It's memory." - Isaac Marion

"Each memory recalled must do some violence to its origins." - Cormac Mccarthy

"Quotations when engraved upon the memory give you good thoughts." - Winston Churchill

"Memory all to easily accommodates the corruption of regret." - Dana Rosemary Scallon

"Elegance does not catch the eye. It stays in memory." - Giorgio Armani

"At the heart of memory, is the stillness of time." - Manu Joseph

"You lose your immortality when you lose your memory." - Vladimir Nabokov

"Maybe Cubism started this way. Memory re-arranging a face." - Mary Rakow

"memory, like a horrible malady, was eating his soul away" - Oscar Wilde

"The act of memory is an act of ghostwriting." - David Mitchell

"Time is the metre, memory the only plot." - Derek Walcott

"Life is a memory, and then it is nothing." - Cormac Mccarthy

"Only those with no memory insist on their originality." - Coco Chanel

"The more distressing the memory, the more persistent it's presence." - Sara Gruen

"Beware of the corporate invasion of private memory." - Douglas Coupland

"To the Memory of the Americans who fell at Eutaw," - Philip Freneau

"Every memory was valuable; even the bad ones." - Cassandra Clare

"Time is just memory Mixed in with Desire." - Tom Waits

"Between memory and reality there are awkward discrepancies..." - Eileen Chang

"As travel pushes me forward, memory keeps dragging me backward." - Frances Mayes

"Live Fast, Love Hard, DieYoung (And Leave A Beautiful Memory)." - Faron Young

"I know this music from memory, not from the music." - Eugene Ormandy

"Reason and memory are nearly always at odds." - Paul Auster

"Memory is what you did. Life is what you're doing." - Deacon Jones

"It takes good memory to keep up a lie" - Pierre Corneille

"One lives by memory . . . and not by truth." - Igor Stravinsky



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