Quotes About Memories and Moments

We don’t remember everything that happens to us or all of the things we experience throughout our life but what we do remember are those special moments. These memories will usually be with us until the very end. The following are quotes about memories that talk about memories in general as well as the meaning they give life and how they affect us both in a good way and in a bad way. If you want to create more good memories, start doing more things with the people you love and perhaps break out of the daily routine every now and then and be more spontaneous.

“The more you love a memory, the stronger and stranger it is.” | Vladimir Nabokov

“We do not remember days; we remember moments.” | Cesare Pavese

“Experience had taught me that even the most precious memories fade with the passage of time.” | Nicholas Sparks

“The memories of a man in his old age are the deeds of a man in his prime.” | Pink Floyd

“Now that I have opened that bottle of memories they’re pouring out like wine, crimson and bittersweet.” | Ellen Hopkins

“Memory is a way of holding onto the things you love, the things you are, the things you never want to lose.” | The Wonder Years

“Friends are the most important part of your life. Treasure the tears, treasure the laughter, but most importantly, treasure the memories.” | Dave Brenner

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

“The only real treasure is in your head. Memories are better than diamonds and nobody can steal them from you.” | Rodman Philbrick

“Memory is a child walking along a seashore. You never can tell what small pebble it will pick up and store away among its treasured things.” | Pierce Harris

“Of all that I have possessed in my life, my memories are the only things remaining to me. Indeed, I believe that memories are the only real treasure any human can hope to hold always.” | Gary Jennings

“Memories are the stars that brighten our dreams.” | Sharon Repp

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

“What are we, if not an accumulation of our memories?” | S.J. Watson

“I guess sometimes the greatest memories are made in the most unlikely of places, further proof that spontaneity is more rewarding than a meticulously planned life.” | J.A. Redmerski

“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 last whispered wish of age is to live it all again.” | Mooody Blues

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

“The world is shaped by two things — stories told and the memories they leave behind.” | Vera Nazarian

“Sooner or later we all discover that the important moments in life are not the advertised ones, not the birthdays, the graduations, the weddings, not the great goals achieved. The real milestones are less prepossessing. They come to the door of memory unannounced, stray dogs that amble in, sniff around a bit and simply never leave. Our lives are measured by these.” | Susan B. Anthony

“Things that were hard to bear are sweet to remember.” | Seneca

“Sharing tales of those we’ve lost is how we keep from really losing them.” | Mitch Albom

“And the moral of the story is that you don’t remember what happened. What you remember becomes what happened.” | John Green

“A memory is a photograph taken by the heart to make a special moment last forever.” | Unknown

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

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

“Memory is a child walking along a seashore. You never can tell what small pebble it will pick up and store away among its treasured things.” | Pierce Harris

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

“Memory itself is an internal rumour.” | George Santayana

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

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

“I’ve never tried to block out the memories of the past, even though some are painful. I don’t understand people who hide from their past. Everything you live through helps to make you the person you are now.” | Sophia Loren

“When the remembering was done, the forgetting could begin.” | Sara Zarr

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

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

“Memories establish the past; senses perceive the present; imaginations shape the future.” | Toba Beta

And how can we talk about memory quotes without including the song Memory from the musical, Cats? Here it is…

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