The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.

Marcus Tullius Cicero


When I played the Sahara Hotel in Las Vegas on New Year's Eve, I got to bring Wiley, my 85-pound black lab. He's responsible for my favorite New Year's memory of all: At the end of the show, he ran onstage and then out across all the tables in the showroom, sending champagne glasses and gamblers flying.

Elayne Boosler


Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory, there would be no civilization, no society, no future.

Elie Wiesel


There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.



Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.

Albert Schweitzer


Time and memory are true artists; they remould reality nearer to the heart's desire.

John Dewey


So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.

Helen Keller


The funniest memory that I can recall about my school days has to be one incident that involved unfinished homework for numerous days. I didn't do any of my homework for days and days at a stretch, and kept stalling my teacher that I was extremely unwell and was under heavy medication.

Karan Patel


Memory — quotes and aphorisms

Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.

Charles R. Swindoll


No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.

Abraham Lincoln


History is the witness that testifies to the passing of time; it illumines reality, vitalizes memory, provides guidance in daily life and brings us tidings of antiquity.

Marcus Tullius Cicero


Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten.



Sometimes I used to think that one day i should wake up, and all that had been would be over. Forgotten, sunk, drowned. Nothing was sure - not even memory.

Erich Maria Remarque, "Three Comrades"

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