Favorite Quotations ~† Memory & Memories Why Not? How to Use Everyday Ingenuity to Solve Problems Big & Small

"The memory of every man is his own private literature." ~ Aldous Huxley

Be Not Afraid

How lucky we are to have such a treasure of memories. ~ Lady Bird Johnson

The difference between false memories and true ones is the same as for jewels: it is always the false ones that look the most real, the most brilliant. ~ Salvador Dali

Some memories are realities and are better than anything that can ever happen to one again. ~ Willa Cather

Remember, remember, this is now, and now, and now. Live it, feel it, cling to it. I want to become acutely aware of all I've taken for granted. ~ Sylvia Plath

It is a wonderful seasoning of all enjoyments to think of those we love. Jean Baptiste MoliŤre

Line by line, moment by moment, special times are etched into our memories in the permanent ink of everlasting love in our relationships. ~ Gloria Gaither

The mists of nostalgia color memory. ~ Ken Tucker

Our 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 to your recall with a will of its own. You think you have a memory, but it has you! ~ John Irving, A Prayer for Owen Meany

Write injuries in dust, benefits in marble. ~ Benjamin Franklin

It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards. ~ Lewis Carroll, Though the Looking Glass

Memory is a painter. Paintinís not important. The important thing is keepiní busy. ~ Grandma Moses

There is nothing higher and stronger and more wholesome and useful for life in later years than some good memory, especially a memory connected with childhood, with home. ~ Fyodor Dostoevsky

What will your children remember? We can change the world inside our own houses. Take the gift of this moment and make something beautiful of it. Few worthwhile experiences just happen; memories are made on purpose. ~ Gloria Gaither

The things we remember best are those better forgotten. ~ Baltasar GraciŠn

I think it is all a matter of love the more you love a memory, the stronger and stranger it is. ~ Vladimir Nabokov

Memory is the diary we all carry about with us. ~ Oscar Wilde

Memories of our lives, of our works, and our deeds will continue in others. ~ Rosa Parks

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