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A lot of people mistake a short memory for a clear conscience.
Doug Larson
A man of great memory without learning hath a rock and a spindle and no staff to spin
George Herbert
A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness.
Elbert Hubbard
Creditors have better memories than debtors; creditors are a superstitious sect, great observers of set days and times
Benjamin Franklin
Do not trust your memory; it is a net full of holes; the most beautiful prizes slip through it.
Georges Duhamel
Every man's memory is his private literature.
Aldous Huxley
Everybody needs his memories. They keep the wolf of insignificance from the door.
Saul Bellow
God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.
James Matthew Barrie
He reminds me of the man who murdered both his parents, and then when sentence was about to be pronounced pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan
Abraham Lincoln
I don't remember anybody's name. How do you think the "dahling" thing got started?
Zsa Zsa Gabor
I've never tried to block out the memories of the past, even though some are painful. I don't understand people who hide from their past. Everything you live through helps to make you the person you are now.
Sophia Loren
Let us not burden our remembrances with a heaviness that's gone
William Shakespeare
Many a man fails as an original thinker simply because his memory is too good
Friedrich Nietzsche
Memory in youth is active and easily impressible; in old age it is comparatively callous to new impressions, but still retains vividly those of earlier years
Charlotte Bronte
Memory is a magnet. It will pull to it and hold only material nature has designed it to attract.
Jessamyn West
Memory is deceptive because it is colored by today's events.
Albert Einstein
Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us
Oscar Wilde
Memory is the friend of wit, but the treacherous ally of invention; there are many books that owe their success to two things; good memory of those who write them, and the bad memory of those who read them
Charles Caleb Colton
Nostalgia: A device that removes the ruts and potholes from memory lane.
Doug Larson
Of all the faculties of the mind, memory is the first that flourishes, the first that dies
Charles Caleb Colton
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