214+ Best Memories Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Memories create our worldview and influence our hopes, expectations, and fears which are all built upon what we’ve experienced before. More importantly, we can use the past to improve the present. It brings meaning to the moment. Sweet memories quotes will remind us each day is an opportunity to make unforgettable experiences, and we need to treasure every moment of life.

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Best Memory Quotes

Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things. Cicero

Life is shorter, live it. Love is rare, grab it. Anger is bad, dump it. Fear is awful, face it. Memories are sweet, cherish it.

Memories are like a garden. Regularly tend the pleasant blossoms and remove the invasive weeds. Linda Fifer Ralphs

Accept your past without regrets, and face your future without fears. Paulo Coelho

What I like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce. Karl Lagerfeld

A good memory is one trained to forget the trivial. Clifton Fadiman

Memories are like salt: the right amount brings out the flavor in food, too much ruins it. Paulo Coelho

The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It’s the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared. Lois Lowry

Memories are contrary things; if you quit chasing them and turn your back, they often return on their own. Stephen King

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A memory without the emotional charge is called wisdom. Joe Dispenza

I knew that looking back on the tears would make me laugh but I never knew that looking back on the laughs would bring tears.

Memories, even bittersweet ones, are better than nothing. Jennifer L. Armentrout

Visit your soul, not your past. Paulo Coelho

You may have lost things, persons in your life. But you can capture them in your memories forever.

Make peace with your past so it won’t destroy your present. Paulo Coelho

We never realize the value of something in our life until it becomes a memory.

We do not remember days, we remember moments. Cesare Pavese

A moment lasts for seconds but the memories lasts forever.

Take care of all your memories. For you cannot relive them. Bob Dylan

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

At some part of life or the other, we all become memories for others. So make sure you be a good one.

That’s what the world is, after all: an endless battle of contrasting memories. Haruki Murakami

You never realize what a good memory you have until you try to forget something. Franklin P. Jones

Our reality is an infinite battle between what happened and what we want to remember. Haruki Murakami

A picture is worth a thousand words, but a memory is priceless.

Memories are the key not to the past, but to the future. Corrie ten Boom

There is no way I can just erase those memories. That would be the same as erasing my own self. Haruki Murakami

Memory is a way of holding on to the things you love, the things you are, the things you never want to lose.

If we lose our memory, we lose ourselves. Forgetting is one of the symptoms of death. Without memory we cease to be human beings. Ivan Klima

The Past is frozen and no longer flows, and the Present is all lit up with eternal rays. C.S. Lewis

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.

Memory is fiction. Kamal Ravikant

The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It’s the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared. Lois Lowry

Live your life so when you’re dying, you are smiling, even if everyone else is crying.

To observe attentively is to remember distinctly. Edgar Allan Poe

We didn’t realize we were making memories, we just knew we were having fun. Winnie the Pooh

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

I don’t want to repeat my innocence. I want the pleasure of losing it again. F. Scott Fitzgerald

Memories, all those little experiences make up the fabric of our lives and on balance, I wouldn’t want to erase any of them, tempting though it may be. Ben Affleck

The past is a nice place to visit, but not the right place to stay. Paulo Coelho

The moments we share are the moments we keep forever. Author Unknown

As tagline for photography said that we capture moments from today to create memories for a lifetime.

Past and future are in the mind only I am now. Nisargadatta Maharaj

Memories play a very confusing role, they make us laugh when we remember the times we cried but make us cry when we remember the times we laughed!

You can predict a lot about a society by seeing their obsession on nostalgia in comparison to their curiosity for future. Kunal Shah

Make memories in people’s hearts because your memories will be all that’s left of you when you’re gone.

Memory and identity are burdens from the past preventing us from living freely in the present. Naval Ravikant

Memory in youth is active and easily impressible; in old age it is comparatively callous to new impressions, but still retains vividly those of earlier years. Charlotte Bronte

All that is left will be memories, and eventually they, too, will vanish like dust. Haruki Murakami

There is no doubt that fun challenges for friends help you create beautiful memories together.

Famous Memory Quotes

Leftovers in their less visible form are called memories. Stored in the refrigerator of the mind and the cupboard of the heart. Thomas Fuller

The heart that truly loves never forgets. Proverb

Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it. Michel de Montaigne

You don’t just take a picture with a camera, you take it with your heart.

I’ve learned that good-byes will always hurt, pictures will never replace having been there, and words can never substitute action. Paulo Coelho

The many memories I will forever treasure. K. Hooton, Just Not The Same

The past does not have to be your prison. You have a voice in your destiny. You have a say in your life. You have a choice in the path you take. Max Lucado

Never forget those memories of your life that made you both cry and laugh.

Memory is never a precise duplicate of the original… it is a continuing act of creation. Rosalind Cartwright

Memories are dangerous things. You turn them over and over, until you know every touch and corner, but still you’ll find an edge to cut you. Mark Lawrence

The biggest lie of human memory is that it feels true. Jonah Lehrer

Make sure that your life is full of happy memories in the end.

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

It was an opportunity to honor our memories and to make room for new ones. Jilly Pretzel

A mind is not alive when it is burdened with centuries of memory. Jiddu Krishnamurti

Be careful who you make memories with. Those things can last a lifetime. Ugo Eze

Memory can never produce everlasting joy. Jiddu Krishnamurti

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

Memories and thoughts age, just as people do. But certain thoughts can never age, and certain memories can never fade. Haruki Murakami

It takes one thought, one second, one moment or positive memory to act as a catalyst for the light to gradually seep in again. Fearne Cotton

Memories are not fixed or frozen but are transformed, disassembled, reassembled, and recategorized with every act of recollection. Oliver Sacks

Your memory is the glue that binds your life together, everything you are today is because of your amazing memory. Kevin Horsley

I use memories but do not allow memories to use me. Shiva Sutras

Creating memories is a priceless gift. Memories will last a lifetime; things only a short-period of time. Alyice Edrich

People who know nothing about nature are, of course, neurotic, for they are not adapted to reality. Carl Jung

Memories may fade as the years go by but they won’t age a day.

It doesn’t matter what you did in the past, you can’t change it. The best you can do about your past is to be nostalgic with your family and loved ones about happy memories. Zoe McKey, The Unlimited Mind

You may not think you have a good memory, but you remember what’s important to you. Rick Warren

Past is a fiction. You can’t go back. All that remains is a hazy interpretation of a hazy memory. Naval Ravikant

Memories are always invisible to eyes but can be felt with heart.

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Happy Memories Quotes

What we remember is probably fiction anyway. Beryl Bainbridge

Your memories are your jewels! Julie Butler

The past is always tense, the future perfect. Zadie Smith

Memory always obeys the commands of the heart. Antoine Rivarol

The past beats inside me like a second heart. John Banville

Memories are the treasures that we keep locked deep within the storehouse of our souls, to keep our hearts warm when we are lonely. Becky Aligada

The best memories of our life can never be captured in pictures, they are always captured by heart.

You are not your mind. Eckhart Tolle

Our memories are the only paradise from which we can never be expelled. Jean Paul Richter

The past is never dead. It’s not even past. William Faulkner

Never spend your fortune on the tangibles but on experiences and intangible moments that will someday become memories. Jeremiah Say

One must have a good memory to be able to keep the promises one makes. Friedrich Nietzsche

Blessed are the forgetful; for they get over their stupidities, too. Friedrich Nietzsche

Don’t cry because it’s over; smile because it happened. Dr. Seuss

When we are tired, we are attacked by ideas we conquered long ago. Friedrich Nietzsche

Life is all memory except for the one present moment that goes by so quick you can hardly catch it going. Tennessee Williams, The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore

My yesterdays walk with me. They keep step, they are gray faces that peer over my shoulder. William Golding

You may be gone from my sight but you are never gone from my heart.

Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards. Søren Kierkegaard

Memories are what warm you up from the inside. But they’re also what tear you apart. Haruki Murakami

What’s past is past, nothing can change that. But the future can be different if we choose to make it so. We have to cultivate a vision of a happier, more peaceful future and make the effort now to bring it about. This is no time for complacency, hope lies in the action we take. 14th Dalai Lama

How lucky you are to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.

Recognizing the value of an alert memory, I will encourage mine to become alert by taking care to impress it clearly with all thoughts I wish to recall, and by associating those thoughts with related subjects which I may call to mind frequently. Bruce Lee

Memory is very important, the memory of each photo taken, flowing at the same speed as the event. During the work, you have to be sure that you haven’t left any holes, that you’ve captured everything, because afterwards it will be too late. Henri Cartier-Bresson

To want to forget something is to think of it. French proverb

When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.

I don’t think nostalgia has to be negative. Van Morrison

Memory has always fascinated me. Think of it. You can recall at will your first day in high school, your first date, your first love. Eric Kandel

Sweet Memories Quotes

Music, at its essence, is what gives us memories. And the longer a song has existed in our lives, the more memories we have of it. Stevie Wonder

The real moment has disappeared but you will always have the memories to remind you.

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, and today is a gift. That’s why we call it the present. Alice Morse Earle

Memories were the markers of the journey through life. It was necessary to know where you had come from. Only then could you know where you were going. William Shatner

Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin. Mother Theresa

I miss the time spent with you, our chats and definitely you. What lovely memories we both have made together!

Memory is an autumn leaf that murmurs a while in the wind and then is heard no more. Kahlil Gibran

Remembrance of things past is not necessarily the remembrance of things as they were. Marcel Proust

Your memory is the glue that binds your life together; everything you are today is because of your amazing memory. You are a data collecting being, and your memory is where your life is lived. Kevin Horsley, Unlimited Memory

How quickly things disappear: in the universe the bodies themselves, but in time the memory of them. Marcus Aurelius

Our paths may change as life goes along but the bond between friends remains ever strong.

Time’s the thief of memory. Stephen King

The human brain can remember events, skills, habits, and experiences. The sum of what is remembered is called a memory. Frank Knoll, Memory: Renew Your Memory

Without memory, there is no healing. Without forgiveness, there is no future. Desmond Tutu

A good friend knows all your best stories. A best friend has been there to live them with you.

The beautiful thing about memories is that they are yours; whether they are good, bad, or indifferent. They belong to you, and no matter where you are now. Unkown

Collect moments. Not things. Paulo Coelho

The most memorable people in life will be the friends who loved you when you weren’t very lovable.

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

We, as human beings, are landed with memory systems that have fallibilities, frailties, and imperfections — but also great flexibility and creativity. Oliver Sacks

Things pass, and the best we can do is to let them go away. That is why it is so important to destroy souvenirs, move, give lots of things away, donate the books you have at home. Getting rid of certain memories means making some room for other memories to take their place. Paulo Coelho

If you have two friends in your lifetime, you’re lucky. If you have one good friend, you’re more than lucky.

Never let your memories be greater than your dreams. Douglas Ivester

I find out more and more every day how important it is for people to share their memories. Fred Rogers

The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart. Elisabeth Foley

We cannot change the past, but we can reshape the future. Young people have the opportunity to create a happier, better future. 14th Dalai Lama

If bad memories are keeping you from being happy, try crowding out the destructive memories with new and interesting thoughts. Stay busy, in mind and body, and time is on your side. Scott Adams

Most of our childhood is stored not in photos, but in certain biscuits, lights of day, smells, textures of carpet. Alain de Botton

It’s sad when someone can walk right by you and pretend you were never a big part of their life. Jessica Butil

Unforgettable Memories Quotes

The greatest legacy we can leave our children is happy memories. Og Mandino

Our memories are not in our things. Our memories are in us. Joshua Fields Millburn

Our bad memories and our bad experiences are what make us who we are and what make us grow and allow us to learn, if we choose to see the lessons in those experiences. Elijah Wood

There comes a time in your life when you have to choose to turn the page, write another book or simply close it. Shannon L. Alder

A good life is a collection of happy memories. Denis Waitley

Even though our lives wander, our memories remain in one place. Marcel Proust

I am hopelessly in love with a memory. An echo from another time, another place. Michel Foucault

Memories, you see, hurt. The good ones most of all. Harlan Coben

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

Memories always win, and with them comes a demon that is even more terrifying than melancholy: remorse. Paulo Coelho

Writers, like elephants, have long, vicious memories. There are things I wish I could forget. William S. Burroughs

All memories are trivia. Kathy Acker

If your mind carries a heavy burden of past, you will experience more of the same. The past perpetuates itself through lack of presence. Eckhart Tolle

Sometimes letting things go is an act of far greater power than defending or hanging on. Eckhart Tolle

The more shared past there is in a relationship, the more present you need to be; otherwise, you will be forced to relive the past again and again. Eckhart Tolle

We’re not friends. We’re strangers with memories. Unknown

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

The saddest part of life is when the person who gave you the best memories becomes the memory. Unknown

Your memory is a monster; it summons with will of its own. You think you have a memory, but it has you. John Irving

Getting caught up in memories of the past or worrying about the future is a form of self-imposed suffering. Ram Dass

No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories. Haruki Murakami

Allowing the new to happen means putting aside your memory so the past does not interfere. Osho

What’s past is past, we can’t change it, but we can learn from it. What is clear is that the future of humanity is in our hands. 14th Dalai Lama

It is important to recognize that the memories and past events which make up a man’s historical identity are no more than a selection. Alan Watts

When we listen to or experience something new our instinctive response is to compare it with the old, with past experience, with a fading memory. This comparing gives strength to the past, distorting the present, and so the new is ever becoming the past, the dead. Jiddu Krishnamurti

Refreshing Memories Quotes

You stop revisiting memories when you outgrow the people you made them with. Nikki Rowe

What i like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce. Karl Lagerfeld

You cannot erase memories or change the past, but you can stop old behavioral patterns, decrease the intensity of blind reactions, build self-awareness, learn to embrace change, accept all emotions that come up and strengthen good habits. Healing is intentional action plus time. Yung Pueblo

There are memories that time does not erase… Forever does not make loss forgettable, only bearable. Cassandra Clare

People’s memories are maybe the fuel they burn to stay alive. Haruki Murakami

Scars have the strange power to remind us that our past is real. Cormac McCarthy

He was still too young to know that the heart’s memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good, and that thanks to this artifice we manage to endure the burden of the past. Gabriel García Márquez

Changing your interpretation of your past is often just as good as changing your past. Naval Ravikant

Ruminating on the past is largely a waste of time. It’s illusory. Naval Ravikant

Humans tell themselves three grand lies: memories, thoughts and expectations. Memories are a distortion of the past. Thoughts are a distortion of the present. Expectations are a distortion of the future. Thibaut

Memories can be sad, but sometimes they can also save you. Takayuki Ikkaku

Your moods, feelings, thoughts, projections and memories are just like clouds passing. Mooji

Emotions and thoughts can certainly arise while we are in a state of Presence. The key is to hold the space for them without getting lost in the mind stream. Eckhart Tolle

There comes a time in your life when you have to choose to turn the page, write another book or simply close it. Shannon L. Alder

Listen to the people who love you. Believe that they are worth living for even when you don’t believe it. Seek out the memories depression takes away and project them into the future. Be brave; be strong; take your pills. Exercise because it’s good for you even if every step weighs a thousand pounds. Eat when food itself disgusts you. Reason with yourself when you have lost your reason. Andrew Solomon

Your self is created by your memories, and your memories are created by your mental habits. Rick Warren

Remembering is easy. It’s forgetting that’s hard. Brodi Ashton

Memories are not just about the past. They determine our future. Jeff Bridges

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

Words are tears that have been written down. Tears are words that need to be shed. Without them, joy loses all its brilliance and sadness has no end. Paulo Coelho

You can analyze the past, but you need to design the future. That is the difference between suffering the future and enjoying it. Edward De Bono

Nostalgia is your brain’s way of photoshopping the blemishes of your past. Steve Maraboli

Our unconscious mind, like our body, is a storehouse of relics and memories of the past. Carl Jung

The power of memories and expectations is such that for most human beings the past and future are not as real, but more real than the present. Alan Watts

I have learned that if you must leave a place that you have lived in and loved and where all your yesteryears are buried deep, leave it any way except a slow way, leave it the fastest way you can. Never turn back and never believe that an hour you remember is a better hour because it is dead. Passed years seem safe ones, vanquished ones, while the future lives in a cloud, formidable from a distance. Beryl Markham

Imagining something is better than remembering something. John Irving

There would be many things to follow, as our friendship has many things. And so much of them reminds me of the happiness our friendship brings. Julie Hebert, Things Of Remembrance

Like words, memories never really succeed in “catching” reality. Alan Watts

Memory has a place at a certain level. In everyday life we could not function without it. In its own field it must be efficient but there is a state of mind where it has very little place. A mind which is not crippled by memory has real freedom. Jiddu Krishnamurti

Fear is the memory of pain. Addiction is the memory of pleasure. Freedom is beyond both. Deepak Chopra

Memory Captions For Instagram

Dear Past, thank you for all the lessons. Dear Future, I am ready.

Life will move on, but at least these memories are forever.

A throwback to better times and even better memories.

The best thing about memories is making them.

Little moments, big memories.

We didn’t realize we were making memories. We just knew we were having fun.

You and I have memories longer than the road that stretches out ahead.

Life brings tears, smiles, and memories. The tears dry, the smiles fade, but the memories last forever.

If we could only turn back time.

A moment lasts all of a second, but the memory lives on forever.

Things end but memories last forever.

We all start as strangers, but always end up as friends.

People change. Memories don’t.

Can’t wait to do this with you all over again.

Hard to forget such strong memories with the best people.

Sometimes you will never know the true value of a moment until it becomes a memory.

When someone you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a treasure.

We don’t remember days, we remember moments.

Memories are sweet, cherish it.

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.

Memories are timeless treasures of the heart.

Every moment comes on when I hear that old song that we used to sing with the words all wrong.

Memory is a way of holding on to the things you love, the things you are, the things you never want to lose.