The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
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.
I heard a definition once: Happiness is health and a short memory! I wish I'd invented it, because it is very true.
Short + Memory quotes ⇑Short Quotes
Touch has a memory.
The price of a memory, is the memory of the sorrow it brings.
Memory is more indelible than ink.
Memory is useful. But if you do not know how to keep it aside, that becomes your biggest bondage
It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards
The town was paper, but the memories were not.
All memory Quotes ⇑
Women always worry about things that men forget; men always worry about things women remember.
The human race tends to remember the abuses to which it has been subjected rather than the endearments. What's left of kisses? Wounds, however, leave scars.
I am seated in the hearts of all living beings, and from Me come memory, knowledge, as well as forgetfulness.
Do not let the memories of your past limit the potential of your future. There are no limits to what you can achieve on your journey through life, except in your mind.
We are all the pieces of what we remember. We hold in ourselves the hopes and fears of those who love us. As long as there is love and memory, there is no true loss.
There are memories that time does not erase... Forever does not make loss forgettable, only bearable.
You don't forget the face of the person who was your last hope.
I can only note that the past is beautiful because one never realises an emotion at the time. It expands later, and thus we don't have complete emotions about the present, only about the past.
If you wish to forget anything on the spot, make a note that this thing is to be remembered.
The Greek word for "return" is nostos. Algos means "suffering." So nostalgia is the suffering caused by an unappeased yearning to return.
The timeless in you is aware of life's timelessness. And knows that yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.
People leave strange little memories of themselves behind when they die.
When we think of the past it's the beautiful things we pick out. We want to believe it was all like that.
Remembrance of things past is not necessarily the remembrance of things as they were.
I am an omnivorous reader with a strangely retentive memory for trifles.
The words with which a child's heart is poisoned, whether through malice or through ignorance, remain branded in his memory, and sooner or later they burn his soul.
It is strange how we hold on to the pieces of the past while we wait for our futures.
Study without desire spoils the memory, and it retains nothing that it takes in.
Your memory is a monster; you forget-it doesn't. It simply files things away. It keeps things for you, or hides things from you-and summons them to your recall with will of its own. You think you have a memory; but it has you!
Always remember that the past was a lie, that memory has no return, that every spring gone by could never be recovered, and that the wildest and most tenacious love was an ephemeral truth in the end.
Our memory is a more perfect world than the universe: it gives back life to those who no longer exist.
What i like about photographs is that they capture a moment that's gone forever, impossible to reproduce.
Memories were fine but you couldn't touch them, smell them or hold them. They were never exactly as the moment was, and they faded with time.
Drugs are a waste of time. They destroy your memory and your self-respect and everything that goes along with your self esteem.
Remember my friend, that knowledge is stronger than memory, and we should not trust the weaker
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.
Yesterday you loved somebody, with that memory you're living today. Yesterday you disliked somebody, with that memory you're living today. So you're trying to live that which is over. If you try to live that which is over, that which 'is' will bypass you.
People say, 'I want to forget.' If you forget you will once again do the same idiotic things all over again. Never ever forget. The more unpleasant your life has been, the more you should never forget. If you forget you will do the same stupid things all over again
Unless you begin to perceive life in larger and larger doses, there is really no experience of life, just mind playing over and over, same record. Yoga means breaking this cycle
Being loaded with memory means- a cocoon of the past is holding you. It will not allow you to even move into the present, you allow it to do this because it feels safe, it creates a cocoon, there is safety, but in safety there is also imprisonment
Past and future only exist in your memory and your imagination. The only thing that you experience is what is right now
A truly intelligent mind is neither influenced by memory nor deluded by imagination.
Two greatest faculties that human beings have are- A fantastic & vivid memory and an absolutely wonderful imagination, these only a human being has, (but unfortunately) you (have) started suffering them. So what you are saying is- evolution has made a mistake
If you do not identify with the memory you have gathered, then you have access to a very different kind of intelligence
God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.
There was a long hard time when I kept far from me the remembrance of what I had thrown away when I was quite ignorant of its worth.
I think it is all a matter of love; the more you love a memory the stronger and stranger it becomes
Tears, idle tears, I know not what they mean, Tears from the depths of some devine 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.
Memory believes before knowing remembers. Believes longer than recollects, longer than knowing even wonders.
Yoga essentially means developing an eye which is not contaminated by memory, which simply sees. It does not see things the way your memory perverts it. It simply sees everything the way it is
If you allow experiences of the past to overshadow your future, you are ensuring there is no future in your life, just recycling the past
Disillusioned by unsatisfying sense pleasures, man is haunted by the memory of his lost soul peace. Harmed by the poisoned honey of pleasures, he ultimately seeks the pure divine nectar.
Right now I'm having amnesia and déjà vu at the same time. I think I've forgotten this before.
Memories, even your most precious ones, fade surprisingly quickly. But I don't go along with that. The memories I value most, I don't ever see them fading.
"But that's how memory works," Bitterblue said quietly. "Things disappear without your permission, then come back again without your permission." And sometimes they came back incomplete and warped.