Gratitude is the heart's memory.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
A man must get a thing before he can forget it.
It isn't so astonishing, the number of things that I can remember, as the number of things I can remember that aren't so.
For the sense of smell, almost more than any other, has the power to recall memories and it is a pity that we use it so little.
I have a remarkable memory; I forget everything. It is wonderfully convenient. It is as though the world were constantly renewing itself for me.
It is commonly seen by experience that excellent memories do often accompany weak judgements.
There must be at least 500 million rats in the United States; of course, I am speaking only from memory.
Nostalgia is a seductive liar.
The past is a work of art, free of irrelevancies and loose ends.
Oh longing for places that were not Cherished enough in that fleeting hour How I long to make good from afar The forgotten gesture, the additional act.
'The horror of that moment,' the King went on, T shall never, never forget!' 'You will, though,'the Queen said, 'if you don't make a memorandum of it.'
If, after I depart this vale, you ever remember me and have thought to please my ghost, forgive some sinner and wink your eye at some homely girl.
If a man can remember what he worried about last week, he has a very good memory.
That which we remember of our conduct is ignored by our closest neighbour; but that which we have forgotten having said, or even what we never said, will cause laughter even into the next world.
That which is bitter to endure may be sweet to remember.
We forget because we must And not because we will.
Memory is the thing you forget with.
The palest ink is better than the best memory.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.