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Quotations About / On: MEMORY

  • 1.
    I convince myself
    memories are nothing more
    than a plural noun
    (Spit Me Out)
    More quotations from: Casey Renee Kiser
  • 2.
    In bank of memory- riches dwell.
    (Memories)
    More quotations from: Adeosun Olamide
  • 3.
    Memory, workmaid and mother of the Muses.
    (Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Prometheus Bound, l. 461.)
    More quotations from: Aeschylus, memory, mother
  • 4.
    Every family has bad memories.
    (Mario Puzo, U.S. author, screenwriter, and Francis Ford Coppola, U.S. director, screenwriter. Michael Corleone (Al Pacino), The Godfather III, to his son Tony after the young man has told his father he wants to become a singer rather than become the family lawyer because of Tony's bad memories of the Corleone clan (1990). A significant line considering the cinematic history of the Corleone family.)
    More quotations from: Mario Puzo, family
  • 5.
    ... memory is the only way home.
    (Terry Tempest Williams, U.S. author. As quoted in Listen to Their Voices, ch. 10, by Mickey Pearlman (1993).)
    More quotations from: Terry Tempest Williams, memory, home
  • 6.
    An angel has no memory.
    (Terry Southern (b. 1924), U.S. screenwriter, and Roger Vadim. Pygar (John Philip Law), Barbarella, as he rescues both Barbarella and the evil Black Queen—the film's final line (1968). Film is based on the comic strip by Jean-Claude Forest.)
    More quotations from: Terry Southern, angel, memory
  • 7.
    Memory is imagination pinned down.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Sixth Selection, New York (1989).)
    More quotations from: Mason Cooley, memory, imagination
  • 8.
    Creative memory is the historian's most subtle opponent.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Third Selection, New York (1986).)
    More quotations from: Mason Cooley, memory
  • 9.
    The selective memory isn't selective enough.
    (Blake Morrison (b. 1950), British poet, critic. Independent on Sunday (London, June 16, 1991).)
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  • 10.
    That translucent alabaster of our memories.
    (Marcel Proust (1871-1922), French novelist. "The Captive," pt. 2, ch. 2, Remembrance of Things Past, vol. 10 (1923), trans. by Scott Moncrieff (1929).)
    More quotations from: Marcel Proust
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