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Sad Memory Quotes


"Thou comest as the memory of a dream, Which now is sad because it hath been sweet." - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"In vain does Memory renew The hours once tinged in transport's dye: The sad reverse soon starts to view And turns the past to agony." - Dugald Stewart

"The marble keeps merely a cold and sad memory of a man who would else be forgotten. No man who needs a monument ever ought to have one." - Nathaniel Hawthorne

"... from Russia I didn't bring out a single happy memory, only sad, tragic ones. The nightmare of pogroms, the brutality of Cossacks charging young Socialists, fear, shrieks of terror ..." - Golda Meir

"Did A tell you your eyes remind me of blown glass? I can see your soul through those eyes, Amy. They get darker when you're trying to be sexy and shine when you smile. And when you think you're in trouble you blink double the amount that you usually do. And when your sad the corners of your eyes turn down. I miss your eyes. And I don't want the sad ones to be my last memory of you." - Simone Elkeles

"Did A tell you your eyes remind me of blown glass? I can see your soul through those eyes, Amy. They get darker when you're trying to be sexy and shine when you smile. And when you think you're in trouble you blink double the amount that you usually do. And when your sad the corners of your eyes turn down. I miss your eyes. And I do' want the sad ones to be my last memory of you." - Simone Elkeles

"loveliness is infernally sad." - Virginia Woolf

"But what is memory if not the language of feeling, a dictionary of faces and days and smells which repeat themselves like the verbs and adjectives in a speech, sneaking in behind the thing itself,into the pure present, making us sad or teaching us vicariously..." - Julio Cortazar

"It was like those songs I'd heard as a child, each so familiar, and all mine. When i got older and realized the words were sad, the stories tragic, it didn't make me love them any less. By then they were already part of me, woven into my conciousness & memory" - Sarah Dessen

"While Memory watches o'er the sad review Of joys that faded like the morning dew." - Thomas Campbell

"A Church which has lost its memory is in a sad state of senility." - Henry Chadwick

"Memory feeds imagination." - Amy Tan

"Meek Walton's heavenly memory." - William Wordsworth

"Memory diffuses fact." - Diane Sawyer

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

"Hunger steals the memory" - Louise Erdrich

"Shame has poor memory." - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

"I am sad, sad as a circus-lioness..." - Jean Rhys

"Yes, I am sad, sad as a circus-lioness, sad as an eagle without wings, sad as a violin with only one string and that one broken, sad as a woman who is growing old. Sad, sad, sad..." - Jean Rhys

"Life is sad enough without people writing sad books." - James T Farrell

"Sad company is bad company." - Milan Kundera

"Happiness is a sad song." - Charles M Schulz

"Sad stories make good books" - Khaled Hosseini

"I'm sad, but I'm laughing." - Alanis Morissette

"I know thou art gone to the home of thy rest- Then why should my soul be so sad? I know thou art gone where the weary are blest, And the mourner looks up, and is glad; I know thou hast drank of the Lethe that flows In a land where they do not forget, That sheds over memory only repose, And takes from it only regret." - Thomas Kibble Hervey

"Just keep acting is my plan, I just want to keep going for as long as I can. I've had a fantastic time on Potter, I will be very sad to leave it because every time I look back on one of these films, every scene I watch will be forever linked to a memory of what happened that day or something that was happening around that time in my life." - Daniel Radcliffe

"Of these years nought remains in memory but the sad feeling that we have advanced and only grown older." - Max Muller

"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

"Lord, keep my memory green." - Charles Dickens

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

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

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

"Memory is a great betrayer." - Anais Nin

"I am rampant with memory." - Margaret Laurence

"Memory, bosom-spring of joy." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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

"Memory fades, memory adjusts, memory conforms to what we think we remember." - Joan Didion

"You can be sad recalling sad times, but if you really want to be sad, recall happy times." - Robert Breault

"Sad; so sad, those smoky-rose, smoky-mauve evenings of late Autumn, sad enough to pierce the heart." - Angela Carter

"We are born sad and we die sad, but meanwhile we love bodies whose sad beauty is a miracle." - Mario Benedetti

"When your sad-like really sad-you only want to be with other people who are sad." - Nick Hornby

"Are all ends of life so sad?" - Marie of Romania

"I'm sad but excited for the future." - Warren Spector

"Christmas makes everything twice as sad." - Doug Coupland

"The sad heart needs work to do." - Joan Bauer

"I miss the comfort in being sad," - Frances Farmer

"We don't have time to be sad" - Maggie Stiefvater

"Melancholy is the pleasure of being sad." - Victor Hugo

"Even big-bird gets sad sometimes" - Andrew VanWyngarden

"Goodness, how sad is our Russia!" - Nikolai Gogol

"Have all beautiful things sad destinies?" - Jean Rhys

"Sad people have more sober reflections." - James Dye

"After coitus every animal is sad." - Anonymous

"Melancholy is the happiness of being sad." - Victor Hugo

"Ay me! sad hours seem long." - William Shakespeare

"I love jazz music and sad music." - Fred Durst

"It's a sad and beautiful world." - Jim Jarmusch

"Though sad at heart, to sing joyfully." - Christine de Pizan

"Stoners are cute; junkies are sad." - Kevin Smith

"Everything is so sad and so wonderful." - Cloris Leachman

"As reason returned to me, memory came with it, and I saw that even on the worst days, when I thought I was utterly and completely miserable, I was nevertheless, and nearly all the time, extremely happy. That gave me something to think about. The discovery was not a pleasant one. It seemed to me that I was losing a great deal. I asked myself, wasn't I sad, hadn't I felt my life breaking up? Yes, that had been true; but each minute, when I stayed without moving in a corner of the room, the cool of the night and the stability of the ground made me breathe and rest on gladness." - Maurice Blanchot

"Believe me there is no such thing as great suffering, great regret, great memory....everything is forgotten, even a great love. That's what's sad about life, and also what's wonderful about it. There is only a way of looking at things, a way that comes to you every once in a while. That's why it's good to have had love in your life after all, to have had an unhappy passion- it gives you an alibi for the vague despairs we all suffer from." - Albert Camus

"They are all gone into the world of light! And I alone sit lingering here; Their very memory is fair and bright, And my sad thoughts doth clear." - Henry Vaughan

"To be a character who feels a deep emotion, one must go into the memory's vault and mix in a sad memory from one's own life." - Albert Finney

"And the sad truth is that nobody wants me to write comedy. The Exorcist not only ended that career, it expunged all memory of its existence." - William Peter Blatty

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

"Gratitude is the moral memory of mankind." - Georg Simmel

"Let your memory be your travel bag." - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

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

"In loving memory from the Family." - Bugsy Siegel

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

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

"Memory nourishes the heart, and grief abates." - Marcel Proust

"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

"Memory is not what the heart desires." - J R R Tolkien

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

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

"Memory is a poet, not an historian." - Marie Howe

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

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

"Memory is earth's retribution for man's sins." - Augusta Jane Evans

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

"The most dangerous heart disease: strong memory" - Nizar Qabbani

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

"To me, pictures are about memory." - Joe Mcnally

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

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

"Still are the thoughts to memory dear." - Walter Scott

"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

"Memory, like liberty, is a fragile thing." - Elizabeth Loftus

"Nothing stands still, except in our memory." - Philippa Pearce

"Memory is the residue of thought" - Daniel T. Willingham

"Memory is the scribe of the soul." - Aristotle

"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

"The mists of nostalgia color memory." - Ken Tucker

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

"Memory, the warder of the brain." - William Shakespeare

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

"memory is a storm I can't repel." - Dilys Laing

"... appeals to memory were never perfectly answered." - Mavis Gallant

"Memory is, first, a captivating mystery." - Patricia Hampl

"Here, in memory, we live and die." - Patricia Hampl

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

"The thing is, all memory is fiction," - Robert Goolrick

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

"The work of memory collapses time." - Walter Benjamin

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

"a man does not cry because he is sad, he is sad because he cries" - William James

"It's okay to be sad. Everyone gets sad now and then. Even me." - Nicholas Sparks

"You need to try to master the ability to feel sad without actually being sad." - Laurie Anderson

"Maybe it's sad that these are now memories. And maybe it's not sad." - Stephen Chbosky

"The only thing worse than being sad is for others to know you are sad." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"Maybe it's sad that these are now memories. And maybe it's not sad." - Stephen Chbosky

"It's a sad, sad world when a girl will break a boy, just because she can." - Fiona Apple

"Sad words are just another beauty. A sad story means, this storyteller is alive" - Chris Cleave

"Thinking about spaghetti that boils eternally but is never done is a sad, sad thing." - Haruki Murakami

"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

"Memory shrinks until it fits in a fist memory shrinks without forgetting" - Fady Joudah

"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 is like fiction; or else it's fiction that's like memory." - Haruki Murakami

"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

"She wasn't bitter. She was sad, though. But it was a hopeful kind of sad. The kind of sad that just takes time." - Stephen Chbosky

"My biggest fear is losing memory because memory is what we are. Your very soul and your very reason to be alive is tied up in memory." - Nick Cave

"Reminiscences make one feel so deliciously aged and sad." - George Bernard Shaw

"Talk happiness. The world is sad enough without your woe." - Orison Swett Marden

"Sad memories often contain an element of nostalgia." - Robert R. Blake

"... a nation without humor is not only sad but dangerous." - Abby Aldrich Rockefeller

"A sad, wise valor is the brave complexion." - George Herbert

"Don't be sad; tomorrow and forever, we'll be together" - Onew

"Imagination at wit's end spreads its sad wings." - Samuel Beckett

"Which is a sad thing when you're only seventeen." - Cinda Williams Chima

"Genius inspires resentment. A sad fact of life." - Eoin Colfer



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