Quotes by memories

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  • Stephen King
    Stephen King
    American author of horror and supernatural fiction 1947-
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    Memories are contrary things; if you quit chasing them and turn your back, they often return on their own.
  • Joan Didion
    Joan Didion
    American Essayist 1934-
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    Memories are what you no longer want to remember.
  • Rosa Parks
    Rosa Parks
    American activist in the civil rights movement 1913-2005
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    Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others.
  • Philip Roth
    Philip Roth
    American Novelist 1933-
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    Memories of the past are not memories of facts but memories of your imaginings of the facts.
    Source: The facts: a novelist's autobiography (1989)
  • Kazuo Ishiguro
    Kazuo Ishiguro
    English novelist and screenwriter 1954-
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    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.
    Source: Never Let Me Go ch.23
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    Memories, imagination, old sentiments, and associations are more readily reached through the sense of smell than through any other channel.
  • Siri Hustvedt
    Siri Hustvedt
    American novelist and essayist 1955-
    Siri Hustvedt
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    Memory is essential to who we are, and memories can be both implicit and explicit - unconscious and conscious.
    Source: The Shaking Woman or A History of My Nerves (2010) 38
  • Bobby Orr
    Bobby Orr
    Canadian ice hockey player 1948-
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    Minor sports in the community is fun and recreation for everyone, not just the elite. I think back to my days in minor hockey and those are my fondest memories, having fun.
  • Angela Carter
    Angela Carter
    British author 1940-1992
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    Nostalgia, the vice of the aged. We watch so many old movies our memories come in monochrome.
  • Philip Roth
    Philip Roth
    American Novelist 1933-
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    Obviously the facts are never just coming at you but are incorporated by an imagination that is formed by your previous experience. Memories of the past are not memories of facts but memories of your imaginings of the facts.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
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    One of my earliest memories is walking up a muddy road into the mountains. It was raining. Behind me, my village was burning. When there was school, it was under a tree. Then the United Nations came. They fed me, my family, my community.
  • Carla Hall
    Carla Hall
    American chef and television personality 1964-
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    One of my early childhood memories was my grandmother always having a bowl of Nestle chocolate bars at her house. My sister and I would argue over who could eat the chocolate bars. Looking back, I don't know why we just didn't share. We could have split them.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    One of the aged greatest miseries is that they cannot easily find a companion able to share the memories of the past.
  • L. van der Post
    L. van der Post
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    One of the most moving aspects of life is how long the deepest memories stay with us.
  • Cyril Connolly
    Cyril Connolly
    British criticus 1903-1974
    Cyril Connolly
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    Our memories are card indexes consulted and then returned in disorder by authorities whom we do not control.
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