QuoteProverbs

Memory

My memory is not what it used to be, so I stored all quotes and proverbs about memory in a memory chip.

There is also a Dutch language list of proverbs on memory.

RAM – Photo by EricRobson214



A clear conscience is the sign of a fuzzy memory.


A clear conscience is the sign of a fuzzy memory.

Unknown


At my age "Getting lucky" means walking into a room and remembering what I actually came in there for.

(unknown)


Butterflies forget that they were once caterpillars.

Swedish


Depend upon it there comes a time when for every addition in knowledge you forget something that you knew before.

Sherlock Holmes
A Study in Scarlet
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


He did not remember things very well, unless he put them down on his Engagement Tablet: like this: Gandalf Tea Wednesday.

The Hobbit: Or There and Back Again
J. R. R. Tolkien


I am having an out-of-memory experience.

Minkukel


I can't forget, but I don't remember what.

Leonard Cohen
Song: I can't forget


I didn’t lose my memory. I forgot it.

Minkukel


Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.

Benjamin Disraeli


Memory is the treasure of the mind.


My memory is not what it used to be. But I forgot what it used to be.

Minkukel


My memory is so bad: I never have to pretend that I forgot something.

Minkukel


Nothing improves the memory more than trying to forget.

Unknown source


Of what significance are the things you can forget.

Henry David Thoreau


People with good memories seldom remember anything worth remembering.

Unknown source


Soon learnt, soon forgotten.

Things that are easy to learn can be easy to forget as well.


Take only memories, leave only footprints.

Chief Seattle


The axe forgets what the tree remembers.


The biggest lie I tell myself is … "I don't need to write that down, I'll remember it."

(unknown)


The key to happiness is good health and a bad memory

Ingrid Bergman


The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naïve forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget.

Thomas Szasz


There are lots of people who mistake their imagination for their memory.

Josh Billings


Think only of the past as its remembrance gives you pleasure.

Pride and Prejudice
Jane Austen


When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not.

Mark Twain