"The memory of most men is an abandoned cemetery where lie, unsung and unhonored, the dead whom they have ceased to cherish. Any lasting grief is reproof to their forgetfulness."

Marguerite Yourcenar
Marguerite Yourcenar "Memoirs of Hadrian"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Gratitude is the memory of the heart."

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten."

Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Most new books are forgotten within a year, especially by those who borrow them."

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory."

Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I don't speak of revenge or forgiveness; forgetting is the only revenge and the only forgiveness."

Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"He is dead... because we have forgotten him."

Orson Scott Card
Orson Scott Card "Ender's Game"

Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The best qualification of a prophet is to have a good memory."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Some men's memory is like a box where a man should mingle his jewels with his old shoes."

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There are times when forgetting can be just as important as remembering - and even more difficult."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Experience is the father of wisdom and memory the mother."

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Love begins at the point when a woman enters her first word into our poetic memory."

Milan Kundera
Milan Kundera "The Unbearable Lightness of Being"

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Each day, we make deposits in the memory banks of our children. Let us strive to make the finest investment we can."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The proper memory for a politician is one that knows what to remember and what to forget."

Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"History is a selective interpretation of events designed to justify those currently in power. Memory is the same thing on an individual scale."

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Everyone leaves footprints in you memory, but the ones that leave footprints in your heart are the ones you will truely remember."

Rating: 6.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Women and elephants never forget an injury."

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"God gave us memories, that we might have June roses in the December of our lives."

Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Tell me - I will forget.
Show me - I might remember.
Involve me - I will understand."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Even a short pencil is more reliable then the longest memory."

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I never forgive but I always forget."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

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

Thomas Szasz
Thomas Szasz "The Second Sin"

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar."

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Experience teaches that a strong memory is generally joined to a weak judgment."

Rating: 7.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"There's no disappointment in memory, and one's exaggerations are always on the good side."

George Eliot
George Eliot "Daniel Deronda"

Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

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

Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

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

Benjamin Disraeli
Benjamin Disraeli "Vivian Grey"

Rating: 6.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory."

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"To die completely, a person must not only forget but be forgotten, and he who is not forgotten is not dead."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"People in your life will come and go like the ocean tides, but few will leave such an imprint on your soul that it can not be washed away."

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Everyone blames his memory; no one blames his judgment."

Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The things we remember best are those better forgotten."

Rating: 2.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Nothing prevents happiness like the memory of happiness."

Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"When you put down the good things you ought to have done, and leave out the bad ones you did do - well, that's Memoirs."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Memory and forgetfulness are as life and death to one another. To live is to remember and to remember is to live. To die is to forget and to forget is to die."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"A retentative memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness."

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 2)