Memories are a special part of our lives. They give us a way to hold onto the past and the people who have been important to us. They also help us to remember the good times and the lessons we’ve learned. In this blog post, we’ve gathered together 130 of the best quotes about memories. These quotes come from a variety of sources, including the Bible, famous authors, and Even celebrities. So, whether you’re looking for a little inspiration or just want to reflect on the importance of memories, this list is for you.

“Nothing is ever really lost to us as long as we remember it.” ― L.M. Montgomery

“There are memories that time does not erase… Forever does not make loss forgettable, only bearable.” ― Cassandra Clare

“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.” ― Gabriel García Márquez

“No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.” ― haruki murakami 

“The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It’s the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared.” ― Lois Lowry

“The worst memories stick with us, while the nice ones always seem to slip through our fingers.” ― Rachel Vincent

“Memories are dangerous things. You turn them over and over, until you know every touch and corner, but still you’ll find an edge to cut you.” ― Mark Lawrence

“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.From an Irish headstone” ― Richard Puz

“Memories are bullets. Some whiz by and only spook you. Others tear you open and leave you in pieces.” ― Richard Kadrey

“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.” ― Nicholas Sparks

“The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there.” ― L.P. Hartley

“Nothing is ever really lost to us as long as we remember it.” ― L.M. Montgomery

“There comes a time in your life when you have to choose to turn the page, write another book or simply close it.” ― Shannon L. Alder

“There are memories that time does not erase… Forever does not make loss forgettable, only bearable.” ― Cassandra Clare

“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.” ― Gabriel García Márquez

“What i like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce.” ― Karl Lagerfeld

“No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.” ― haruki murakami

“The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It’s the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared.” ― Lois Lowry

“Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.” ― Haruki Murakami

“The town was paper, but the memories were not.” ― John Green

 “Leftovers in their less visible form are called memories. Stored in the refrigerator of the mind and the cupboard of the heart.” – Thomas Fuller

“Memories are the key not to the past, but to the future.” – Corrie ten Boom

 “You may not think you have a good memory, but you remember what’s important to you.” – Rick Warren

“Memories warm you up from the inside.” Haruki Murakami

“No matter what happens, always keep your childhood innocence. It’s the most important thing.” — Federico Fellini

“I didn’t belong as a kid, and that always bothered me. If only I’d known that one day my differentness would be an asset then my early life would have been much easier.” — Bette Midler

“Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away.” — John Lennon

“Think for a minute, darling: in fairy tales it’s always the children who have the fine adventures. The mothers have to stay at home and wait for the children to fly in the window.” — Audrey Neffenger

“In childhood, we press our nose to the pane, looking out. In memories of childhood, we press our nose to the pane, looking in.” — Robert Brault

I am beginning to learn that it is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.” — Laura Ingalls Wilder

“Nothing recalls the past so potently as a smell.” — Winston Churchill

“Growing apart doesn’t change the fact that for a long time we grew side by side; our roots will always be tangled. I’m glad for that.” — Ally Candie

“Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.” — Oprah Winfrey

“I find as I grow older that I love those most whom I loved first.” — Thomas Jefferson

“A friend is one who knows you as you are, understands where you’ve been, accepts who you have become, and still gently invites you to grow.” — Anonymous

“With rue my heart is laden for golden friends I had, for many a rose-lipt maiden and many a lightfoot lad.” — A.E. Housman

“It’s never too late to have a happy childhood.” — Tom Robbins

“Most of our childhood is stored not in photos, but in certain biscuits, lights of day, smells, textures of carpet.” — Alain de Botton

“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” — Robert Brault

“Life isn’t a matter of milestones, but of moments.” — Rose Kennedy

“Sometimes I wish I had a terrible childhood so that at least I’d have an excuse.” — Jimmy Fallon

“I never forget a face, but I’ll make an exception in your case.” — Groucho Marx

 “Were we closer to the ground as children, or is the grass emptier now?” — Alan Bennett

You never realize what a good memory you have until you try to forget something. – Franklin P. Jones

Our memory is a more perfect world than the universe: it gives back life to those who no longer exist. – Guy de Maupassant

We do not remember days; we remember moments. – Cesare Pavese

Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory. – Albert Schweitzer

Memory always obeys the commands of the heart. – Antoine Rivarol

I think it is all a matter of love; the more you love a memory the stronger and stranger it becomes. – Vladimir Nabokov

The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time. – Friedrich Nietzsche

If we lose our memory, we lose ourselves. Forgetting is one of the symptoms of death. Without memory we cease to be human beings. – Ivan Klima

A good memory is one trained to forget the trivial. – Clifton Fadiman

Life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by you so quickly you hardly catch it going. – Tennessee Williams

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. – Kazuo Ishiguro

Memory… is the diary that we all carry about with us. – Oscar Wilde

I was asked to memorize what I did not understand; and, my memory being so good, it refused to be insulted in that manner. – Aleister Crowley

Memory has always fascinated me. Think of it. You can recall at will your first day in high school, your first date, your first love. – Eric Kandel

What i like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce. – Karl Lagerfeld

So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good. – Helen Keller

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

You never realize what a good memory you have until you try to forget something. – Franklin P. Jones

Memories are contrary things; if you quit chasing them and turn your back, they often return on their own. – Stephen King

Scars have the strange power to remind us that our past is real. – Cormac McCarthy

One lives in the hope of becoming a memory. – Antonio Porchia

No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar. – Abraham Lincoln

“That’s the joy of going to a high school reunion: it’s seeing the people who you were close to all those years ago, and re-exploring the relationships of the past.” – Jon Hurwitz

“The most important day of a person’s education is the first day of school, not graduation day.” – Harry Wong

“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

“Your brain forms roughly 10,000 new cells every day, but unless they hook up to pre-existing cells with strong memories, they die, Serves them right.”  – Doug Coupland

“No matter how far we travel, the memories will follow in the baggage car.”  — August Strindberg

“Everybody needs his memories. They keep the wolf of insignificance from the door.” — Saul Bellow

“Childhood memories are the sweetest memories of the past.” — Anonymous

 “Sometimes, it’s better to bunk a class and enjoy time with friends, because today, when I look back, marks never make me laugh, but memories do.” — A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

“Childhood is like being drunk: everyone remembers what you did, except you.” — Anonymous

“When you finally go back to your old hometown, you find it wasn’t the old home you missed but your childhood.” — Sam Ewing

“There is a garden in every childhood, an enchanted place where colors are brighter, the air softer, and the morning more fragrant than ever again.” — Elizabeth Lawrence

 “We could never have loved the earth so well if we had had no childhood in it.” — George Eliot

“What was wonderful about childhood is that anything in it was a wonder. It was not merely a world full of miracles, it was a miraculous world.” — G.K. Chesterton

 “Childhood is the one story that stands by itself in every soul.” — Ivan Doig

“Remember, childhood only lasts 10–12 years. There’s a lot that has to be squeezed in to make for a lifetime of happy memories.” — Susan Branch

“Childhood dreams are forever stuffed in our souls. Take them out and play sometimes.” — Angie Wieland-Crosby

The work of memory collapses time.” –Walter Benjamin

“A memory is what is left when something happens and does not completely unhappen.” –Edward de Bono

“Take care of all your memories. For you cannot relive them.” –Bob Dylan

“Memories of our lives, our weeks, and our deeds will continue in others.” –Rosa Parks

“The popular idea that a child forgets easily is not an accurate one. Many people go right through life in the grip of an idea which has been impressed on them in very tender years.” –Dame Agatha Christie

“It’s never too late to have a happy childhood.” –Tom Robbins

“Memories are created by what we do, not by what we think.” –Byron Pulsifer

“When our memories outweigh our dreams, we have grown old.” –Bill Clinton

“Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us.” – Oscar Wilde

“A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest.” ― Irish Proverb

“And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.”  Khalil Gibran

“It’s hard to turn the page when you know someone won’t be in the next chapter, but the story must go on.”  Thomas Wilder

“The comfort of having a friend may be taken away but not that of having had one.”  Seneca

“I’ll remember you. When I’ve forgotten all the rest. You to me were true. You to me were the best.”― Bob Dylan

“He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much.” Bessie Anderson Stanley

“A great soul serves everyone all the time. A great soul never dies. It brings us together again and again.”  Maya Angelou

“Death is more universal than life; everyone dies but not everyone lives.”  Alan Sachs

“A home without a cat – and a well fed, well petted and properly revered cat – may be a home, perhaps, but how can it prove title?”  Mark Twain

“Death is but crossing the world, as friends do the seas; they live in one another still.” William Penn

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