Top 440 Memory Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Memory Quotes from famous people such as E. Joseph Cossman, Fumio Sasaki, Edward P. Jones, Janet Fitch, Tom Brady, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you

If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
E. Joseph Cossman
I used to like taking pictures. I wanted to capture precious moments and make them mine. I wanted to hang on to everything that might someday become a fond memory.
Fumio Sasaki
My mother relied on her memory to do things because she couldn’t read. Part of that was not really knowing numbers.
Edward P. Jones
Memory is the fourth dimension to any landscape.
Janet Fitch
I have a memory, and I can just eliminate mistakes when they come up because I’ve already made them.
Tom Brady
I do not want to be misunderstood that you need a dose of persecution in order, really, to have a sense of your identity. Otherwise, you know, there would be no American Jews. Even if you’re not strictly, fiercely Orthodox, you commit yourselves to a community of memory.
Simon Schama
I think that I cannot immediately see the route by which we should really understand memory and the workings of the brain.
John Gurdon
There is nothing so fleeting as the memory of benefits received.
Francesco Guicciardini
Women have a better sense of color and a better color memory. They’re more likely to notice when something doesn’t match; more likely to notice what you’re wearing.
Helen Fisher
Memory is a fiction we tell ourselves: just a piece of the truth.
Chelsea Cain
Places seem to me to have some kind of memory, in that they activate memory in those who look at them.
W. G. Sebald
My memory is basically visual: that’s what I remember, rooms and landscapes. What I do not remember are what the people in these room were telling me. I never see letters or sentences when I write or read, but only the images they produce.
Karl Ove Knausgard
There was a train that would come by our house every night, and I’d hear the whistle blow. That is the sweetest memory I have.
Cassandra Wilson
A man’s real possession is his memory. In nothing else is he rich, in nothing else is he poor.
Alexander Smith
My memory’s pretty much gone.
Jim McMahon
The evolution of Parkour sort of happens with time and age as you change, and the body has a certain memory of Parkour. There is a sort of thing that remains intrinsic, but then the choreography will adapt to whatever the necessity of each particular film needs.
David Belle
If you ask my wife, the biggest fault is my inability around the house. She says the only thing handy about me is that I’m close by. And, I have a terrible memory. I’m bad at saying no. I often double-book. There are a lot of things.
Hugh Jackman
Over the years Woodstock got glorified and romanticised and became the event that symbolised Utopia. It’s the last page of our collective memory of the age of innocence. Then things turned ugly and would never be the same again.
Ang Lee
God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.
James M. Barrie
On the day I was born, or possibly on one of the following days, my father went on a walk in the forested hills and thought of a name for me. His first son was called Daniel, and Samuel in memory of one of his forefathers.
Immanuel Velikovsky
You never realize what a good memory you have until you try to forget something.
Franklin P. Jones
Your body has such a memory.
Kristanna Loken
In computer animation, every detail has to be thought out, designed, modeled, shaded, placed and lit. The more you add, the more computer memory you need.
John Lasseter
There are essentially two main reasons to hold a phone up at a show. First, to capture a memory for yourself, a reminder of the moment you’re enjoying. And second, to share that moment with someone – to express your emotions socially. Both seem perfectly legitimate to me.
John Battelle
My wife and kids are the constituents I will be serving long after my days in Springfield are a distant memory.
Peter Roskam
A generation without history is a generation that not only loses a nation’s memory but loses a sense of what it’s like to be inside a human skin.
Simon Schama
I’ve a grand memory for forgetting.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Tired mothers find that spanking takes less time than reasoning and penetrates sooner to the seat of the memory.
Will Durant
Some men’s memory is like a box where a man should mingle his jewels with his old shoes.
George Savile
Memory has a spottiness, as if the film was sprinkled with developer instead of immersed in it.
John Updike
My most powerful memory was hearing Earl Scruggs on ‘The Beverly Hillbillies’ as a 5 or 6 year old. That sound just blew me away, shook my head up.
Bela Fleck
Memory isn't a theme; it's part of the human condition.

Memory isn’t a theme; it’s part of the human condition.
Hilary Mantel
I have angel wings and a halo on my wrist, which I got done on my 30th birthday in memory of my brother.
Sheridan Smith
Karma, memory, and desire are just the software of the soul. It’s conditioning that the soul undergoes in order to create experience. And it’s a cycle. In most people, the cycle is a conditioned response. They do the same things over and over again.
Deepak Chopra