Remembrance Quotes


Like all great travellers, [...] I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.

Benjamin Disraeli

Your own life while it's happening to you never has any atmosphere until it's a memory.

Andy Warhol

When we lose one we love, our bitterest tears are called forth by the memory of hours when we loved not enough.

Maurice Maeterlinck

You can close your eyes to reality but not to memories.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Memory itself is an internal rumour.

George Santayana


We remember our first real love no more clearly than the illusions that caused us to rave during a high fever.

Stephen King

Graves are for the living, not the dead. It gives us something to concentrate on instead of the fact that our loved one is rotting under the ground. The dead don't care about pretty flowers and carved marble statues.

Laurell K. Hamilton

No man is rich enough to buy back his own past.

Oscar Wilde

Childhood is measured out by sounds and smells and sights, before the dark hour of reason grows.

John Betjeman

A great memory is never made synonymous with wisdom, any more than a dictionary would be called a treatise.

John Henry Newman

The most memorable times in our lives are often the most challenging.

Chris Guillebeau


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