Quotes: memories

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  • Marcel Proust
    Marcel Proust
    French novelist, critic, and essayist 1871-1922
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    That translucent alabaster of our memories.
  • Alex Grey
    Alex Grey
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    I acknowledge the privilege of being alive in a human body at this moment, endowed with senses, memories, emotions, thoughts, and the space of mind in its wisdom aspect.
  • A stone is ingrained with geological and historical memories.
  • John Irving
    John Irving
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    A writer's job is to imagine everything so personally that the fiction is as vivid as memories.
    Source: The World According To Garp (2012)
  • Bill Medley
    Bill Medley
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    All my memories of being in Las Vegas with Bobby were great. Frank Sinatra brought us to the Sands Hotel in 1965. When we worked that lounge, it was a great lounge. I think it was bigger than the showroom. We were two 25-year-old dumb kids from Orange County in Las Vegas with The Rat Pack.
  • Buddy Valastro
    Buddy Valastro
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    Cakes are special. Every birthday, every celebration ends with something sweet, a cake, and people remember. It's all about the memories.
  • Bruno Dumont
    Bruno Dumont
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    Cinema builds memories; great films continue to exist in the spectator's mind. We are naturally capable of and prone to nostalgia. A spectator will reconstruct a film he or she has seen, years later, and may even change their original opinion. One critic, for example, once gave the finger to one of my films; later he wrote me to apologize.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    Creditors have better memories than debtors.
  • Edward M. Forster
    Edward M. Forster
    English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist 1879-1970
    Edward M. Forster
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    Curiosity is one of the lowest of the human faculties. You will have noticed in daily life that when people are inquisitive they nearly always have bad memories and are usually stupid at bottom.
  • Adrienne Rich
    Adrienne Rich
    American Poet 1929-
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    Every journey into the past is complicated by delusions, false memories, false namings of real events.
  • Walter Benjamin
    Walter Benjamin
    German philosopher 1882-1940
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    Every passion borders on the chaotic, but the collector's passion borders on the chaos of memories.
  • Ben Carson
    Ben Carson
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    Every time I am looking into the depths of somebody's brain, I'm thinking, 'This is what makes a person who they are. That structure contains memories. Everything that they've ever experienced is right in there.'
  • Laura Swenson
    Laura Swenson
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    For some life lasts a short while, but the memories it holds last forever.
  • Primo Levi
    Primo Levi
    Italian chemist, writer 1919-1987
    Primo Levi
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    Human memory is a marvelous but fallacious instrument. The memories which lie within us are not carved in stone; not only do they tend to become erased as the years go by, but often they change, or even increase by incorporating extraneous features.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    I dislike modern memoirs. They are generally written by people who have either entirely lost their memories, or have never done anything worth remembering.
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