Memories Sayings and Quotes

Memories encapsulate all of life’s experiences and moments. While we may wish for editing tools to erase the unpleasant and embarrassing ones, we cannot change the past. The good and the bad make up the memoirs of our lives. Below you’ll find a collection of wise, inspirational, and humorous quotes perfect for taking a stroll down memory lane.

The one thing I need to leave behind is good memories. Michael Landon
I don't want to repeat my innocence. I want the pleasure of losing it again. F. Scott Fitzgerald
What i like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce. Karl Lagerfeld
Humans, not places, make memories. Ama Ata Aidoo
He was still too young to know that the heart's memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good, and that thanks to this artifice we manage to endure the burden of the past. Gabriel García Márquez
There are memories that time does not erase... Forever does not make loss forgettable, only bearable. Cassandra Clare
Tears, idle tears, I know not what they mean, Tears from the depths of some divine despair Rise in the heart, and gather to the eyes, In looking on the happy autumn fields, And thinking of the days that are no more. Alfred Lord Tennyson
Nothing is ever really lost to us as long as we remember it. L.M. Montgomery
The things we do outlast our mortality. The things we do are like monuments that people build to honor heroes after they've died. They're like the pyramids that the Egyptians built to honor the pharaohs. Only instead of being made of stone, they're made out of the memories people have of you. R.J. Palacio
There are moments when I wish I could roll back the clock and take all the sadness away, but I have the feeling that if I did, the joy would be gone as well. Nicholas Sparks
How do you know when it's over? Maybe when you feel more in love with your memories than with the person standing in front of you. Gunnar Ardelius
Memories are dangerous things. You turn them over and over, until you know every touch and corner, but still you'll find an edge to cut you. Mark Lawrence
To observe attentively is to remember distinctly. Edgar Allan Poe
Mindfulness can be an extremely grand subject but on the other hand it's very basic, it is basically, memory. Joseph Sorensen
You may not think you have a good memory, but you remember what's important to you. Rick Warren
Memory is a record of your personal experience. It is a record of trial and error, defeat and success. Past failures will warn you against repeating them. Wilfred Peterson
It takes one thought, one second, one moment or positive memory to act as a catalyst for the light to gradually seep in again. Fearne Cotton
Our childhood memories are often fragments, brief moments or encounters, which together form the scrapbook of our life. Edith Eger
It was an opportunity to honour our memories and to make room for new ones. Jilly Pretzel
Your memory is the glue that binds your life together; everything you are today is because of your amazing memory. You are a data collecting being, and your memory is where your life is lived. Kevin Horsley
Your self is created by your memories, and your memories are created by your mental habits. Rick Warren
When time fades memory and loved ones are no longer with us, what is left? Photos. A. R. Knight
It doesn't matter what you did in the past, you can't change it. The best you can do about your past is to be nostalgic with your family and loved ones about happy memories. Zoe McKey
The human brain can remember events, skills, habits, and experiences. The sum of what is remembered is called a memory. Frank Knoll
The amazing power of pictures to stay in the memory is well documented. Graham Shaw
The more often you share what you've learned, the stronger that information will become in your memory. Steve Brunkhorst
We do not remember days; we remember moments. Saul Bellow
Memory is the treasure house of the mind wherein the monuments thereof are kept and preserved. Thomas Fuller
The details that we hold so fast, are nothing more than memories past. Jann Arden
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