The Best Memory quotes

Do you often forget things? Do you feel like your memory is getting worse as you get older? You’re not alone. As we age, our brains naturally shrink and our memories start to fade. But that doesn’t mean you can’t do anything to improve your memory. There are plenty of tricks and techniques you can use to help keep your memory sharp. And today, we’re going to share some of our favorite memory quotes with you. These quotes will inspire and motivate you to better care for your brain health and keep your memory strong.


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The best memory quotes

1. I have a good memory for certain things. And a very short memory for painful thingsโ€“that’s my favorite Martha Stewart quote, by the way. โ€” Reese Witherspoon

2. There is magic just outside our memory. โ€” Suzka, Wonders in Dementialand

3. Now and then, I remember you in timesUnbelievable. And in places not made for memoryBut for the transient, the passing that does not remain. โ€” Yehuda Amichai

4. It takes a huge effort to free yourself from memory. โ€” Paulo Coelho

5. I didn’t let what I wanted to do become a made up memory that I looked back on years down the road and wished it was real. โ€” S.A. Tawks, Misadventurous

6. He raised his hands, not to strike, but in benediction. Lincoln was the grandest figure of the fiercest civil war. He is the gentlest memory of our world. โ€” Robert Green Ingersoll

7. A liar should have a good memory. โ€” Quintilian

8. If you cannot hold me in your arms, then hold my memory in high regard.And if I cannot be in your life, then at least let me live in your heart. โ€” Ranata Suzuki

9. Wordโ€“an eternal power, In a wrong place at a wrong time, Inflicts more pain than a weapon โ€” Samir Satam, Postcards From Memory

10. I long for a place that exists only in my memoryโ€“a cheery spot where my heart is happy and myspirit is free. โ€” Peggy Toney Horton

11. Every tear is a memory of you. โ€” Talking Daily

12. I find it incredibly amazing how at every sunset, the sky is a different shade. No cloud is ever in the same place. Each day is a new masterpiece. A new wonder. A new memory. โ€” Sanober Khan

13. It will take mind and memory months and possibly years to gather together the details, and thus learn and know the whole extent of the loss. โ€” Mark Twain

14. Ambition distorts even memory itself. John Quincy Adams โ€” Paul C. Nagel, John Quincy Adams: A Public Life, a Private Life

15. It’s sort of like a reminder [click my teeth together] to remember it, but I don’t think it works. I have terrible memory and really bad teeth as a result. โ€” Rich Fulcher

16. I’m a summer baby, so I usually have my birthday as a good summer memory. โ€” Sloane Crosley

17. Tis beauty, so to speak, nor good talk necessarily. It’s just IT. Some women will stay in a man’s memory if they once walked down a street. โ€” Rudyard Kipling

18. Still are the thoughts to memory dear. โ€” Walter Scott

19. It will take mind and memory months and possibly years to gather together the details, and thus learn and know the whole extent of the loss. โ€” Mark Twain

20. The magnitude of any one day is compromised by its passing quickly into the next, a mere moment in time which soon fades into the collective memory of our past. โ€” Timothy W. Tron

21. The fancy is indeed no other than a mode of memory emancipated from the order of time and space. โ€” Samuel Taylor Coleridge

22. I also fear that nothing really ends at the end. Things just keep going as long as memory can wield its ax, always finding a soft part in your mind to cut through and enter. โ€” Markus Zusak

23. Of these years nought remains in memory but the sad feeling that we have advanced and only grown older. โ€” Max Muller

24. There are so many things that poetry is about, one of which is memory. โ€” Peter Davison

25. Memory is funny. Once you hit a vein the problem is not how to remember but how to control the flow. โ€” Tobias Wolff

26. Lila cringed at the ghost of Barron’s words, a memory with edges still too sharp to touch. โ€” V.E. Schwab, A Gathering of Shadows

27. I didn’t let what I wanted to do become a made up memory that I looked back on years down the road and wished it was real. โ€” S.A. Tawks, Misadventurous

28. The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting. โ€” Milan Kundera

29. But just because you have silenced a memory does not mean you are free of it. โ€” Mitch Albom

30. The memory of the pain did not destroy the reality of the pleasure โ€” grief did not obliterate joy.

31. I have a good memory for words, and when I come upon a word I don’t know, I remember it, or try toโ€“it’s almost like a tic. โ€” Michael Chabon

32. Memory is dialogic and arises not only from direct experience but from the intercourse of many minds. โ€” Oliver Sacks

33. That eveningWhen I was all aloneIn our bedroomTo give me companyYour voice came along โ€” Samir Satam, Postcards From Memory

34. The world shrieks and sinks talons into our hearts. This we call memory. โ€” Tim O

35. Music, when soft voices die Vibrates in the memory. โ€” P B Shelley

36. Yo Mama’s so old, her memory is in black and white. โ€” Oliver Oliver Reed, 155 World’s Funniest YO MAMA Jokes

37. Make the most of now before it all changes because one day right now is going to be a memory. โ€” Taylor Swift

38. Everyone has a photographic Memory, some just don’t have film. โ€” Steven Wright

39. I got good grades but no particular comment stands out in my memory, I’m afraid. I was one of those annoying and rather boring model pupils. โ€” Stephen Curry

40. I wake up wondering if I know we’re near mountains because of memory or because of something in the air. โ€” Robert M. Pirsig

41. The first thing I remember is Alexander Calderโ€“our school took us on a field trip to go see the Calder mobiles, and that always stuck in my memory. โ€” Owen Wilson

42. He is a benefactor of mankind who contracts tHe great rules of life into short sentences, that may be easily impressed on tHe memory, and so recur habitually to tHe mind. โ€” Samuel Johnson

43. Memory is a gulf that a word can move to its lowest depths. โ€” Victor Hugo

44. Don’t talk to me.’ ‘Why not?’ ‘Because I want to fix that in my memory for ever. Draco Malfoy, the amazing bouncing ferret… โ€” J. K. Rowling

45. Memory. Memory becomes your partner. You nurture it. You hold it. You dance with it. โ€” Mitch Albom

46. The joy of our success can only be validated by the memory of our origin. โ€” Sergio Tinoco, Proud American

47. O Memory, thou fond deceiver, โ€ƒStill importunate and vain, To former joys recurring ever, โ€ƒAnd turning all the past to pain. โ€” Oliver Goldsmith

48. She said I bet you dont remember me And I said only every other memory. โ€” Tim Mcgraw

49. No woman should have a memory. Memory in a woman is the beginning of dowdiness. One can always tell from a woman’s bonnet whether she has got a memory or not. โ€” Oscar Wilde

50. For the human memory is short, and even when we write it in stone we quickly forget and the stones crumble and even those stones then forget. โ€” Stant Litore, Strangers in the Land


Memories are the treasures that we keep locked deep within the storehouse of our souls. They are a reminder of the times we have spent in the past, and a promise of the good times to come in the future. No matter what happens, our memories will remain with us forever. So, cherish them, and never forget the best moments that life has to offer.

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