Memory quotes & sayings

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I cannot walk through the suburbs in the solitude of the night without thinking that the night pleases us because it suppresses idle details, just as our memory does. - Jorge Luis Borges

A dewdrop is a perfect integrity that has no filial memory of its parentage. - Sir Rabindranath Tagore

Good music penetrates the ear with facility and quits the memory with difficulty. - Sir Thomas Beecham

I've a grand memory for forgetting. - Robert Louis Stevenson

Oh, how cruelly sweet are the echoes that start when memory plays an old tune on the heart! - Eliza Cook

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

Great music is that which penetrates the ear with facility and leaves the memory with difficulty. Magical music never leaves the memory. - Sir Thomas Beecham

The only guide to man is his conscience; the only shield to his memory is the rectitude and sincerity of his actions. It is very imprudent to walk through life without this shield, because we are so often mocked by the failure of our hopes and the upsetting of our calculations; but with this shield, however the fates may play, we march always in the ranks of honour. - Sir Winston Churchill

Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it. - Michel Eyquem de Montaigne