201 Unforgettable Memories Quotes To Inspire You

201 Unforgettable Memories Quotes To Inspire You

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If you are looking for an incredible list of memories quotes you are in the right place.

Making great memories is an amazing feeling.

Looking back on some of the most important moments of your life can be really inspiring.

However, it’s important we continue to look forward in life, and not live in the past.

Make more memories every day.

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Right, let’s jump into this list of memories quotes.

Top 10 Memories Quotes

When it comes to memories, the good and the bad never balance.

Jodi Picoult
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Memories are like a garden. Regularly tend the pleasant blossoms and remove the invasive weeds.

Linda Fifer Ralphs
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Our spirit is mightier than the filth of our memories.

Melina Marchetta
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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
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That’s the problem with memories, you can visit them, but you can’t live in them.

Shaun David Hutchinson
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The amazing power of pictures to stay in the memory is well documented.

Graham Shaw
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Take care of all your memories. For you cannot relive them.

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

Unknown
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The happiest memories are of moments that ended when they should have.

Robert Brault
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Enjoy good memories. But don’t spend your remaining days here looking back, wishing for ‘the good old days.

Randy Alcorn
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Memories are like books; a few live in our hearts through life, and the rest, like the bills we pay, are read, and then forgotten.

George Bendall
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More Memories 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

Memories shared serve each one differently.

Robert Evans

My family legacy is mainly memories, so I especially cherish my few tangible mementos. Maureen Killoran

When you are gone, the only truly important thing you will leave behind are the memories you’ve created. How do you want to be remembered? Michael Hyatt

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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

Now that I have opened that bottle of memories they’re pouring out like wine, crimson and bittersweet. Ellen Hopkins

We must use time wisely for our development and advancement; so that when we are old, we can look back and recollect the pleasant memories and deeds that we have achieved.

Michael Lee

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! Unknown

Sometimes, the things you remember are more real than the things you see. Arthur Golden

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The memory of happiness makes misery woeful. Roman Proverb

The more often you share what you’ve learned, the stronger that information will become in your memory. Steve Brunkhorst

Allow yourself to smile just a tiny bit. Like revisiting a memory of happiness. Turn the corners of your mouth turn up a little and feel the muscles of your cheekbones slightly contracting. Jenny Clift

The streets looked small, of course. The streets that we have only seen as children always do I believe when we go back to them.

Charles Dickens

Memory is the treasure house of the mind wherein the monuments thereof are kept and preserved. Thomas Fuller

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

Every man’s memory is his private literature. Aldous Huxley

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It’s not easy remembering the good times. Cecelia Ahern

Someone said that God gave us memories so that we might have roses in December. J.M. Barrie

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

A poem is but a thought, a mere memory caught at play. From hand onto paper, bleeding thoughts emerge.

Robert M. Hensel

When the remembering was done, the forgetting could begin. Sara Zarr

Our memories give us voice and bear witness to history, so that others might learn. So they might celebrate our triumphs and be warned of our failures. Mohinder Suresh

Your memories are your jewels! Julie Butler

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

There is no greater sorrow than to recall in misery the time when we were happy. Dante Alighieri

Don’t let the good old days be your memory. Make each day a good day so as you are growing older life is an adventure to be enjoyed not a memory.

Catherine Pulsifer

Figure out how to be keen on it, make it fun and you will learn quicker, and recollect more. Eimantas Gabalis

There were some memories, though, that never faded. Cassandra Clare

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

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Feelings are memories. Memories are also feelings. Margaret Stohl

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

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

Stephen King

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

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

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Life, sometimes so wearying is worth its weight in gold. The experience of traveling lends a wisdom that is old. Beyond our living memory a softly spoken prayer: It’s the journey that’s important, not the getting there! John McLeod

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

No one can ever take your memories from you, each day is a new beginning, make good memories every day. Catherine Pulsifer

How do you know when it’s over? Maybe when you feel more in love with your memories than with the person standing in front of you.

Gunnar Ardelius

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

The details that we hold so fast, are nothing more than memories past. Jann Arden

Some memories are realities and are better than anything that can ever happen to one again. Willa Cather

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Memories are like antiques, the older they are the more valuable they became. Marinela Reka

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

Experience had taught me that even the most precious memories fade with the passage of time.

Nicholas Sparks

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

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. Unknown

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Many incidents of those early years are fixed in my memory, isolated, but clear and distinct, making the sense of that silent, aimless, dayless life all the more intense. Helen Keller

The many memories I will forever treasure. K. Hooton

In my life I find that memories of the spirit linger and sweeten long after memories of the brain have faded. Harry Connick Jr.

Memories sharpen the past; it is reality that decays.

Siddhartha Mukherjee

I have memories but only a fool stores his past in the future. David Gerrold

Those moments you fail are not the end, they are periods in which you recollect thoughts, ideas, and ambitions, and change direction. Benjamin Chapin

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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

Beautiful Memories Quotes

Gather memories like dry twigs, thorns and thistles. Yehuda Amichai

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

L.M. Montgomery

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

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

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

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

A healthy relationship requires you to let go of the bitter memories of past and moves on with a new hope.

Adam Green

Memory is a record of your personal experience. It is a record of trial and error, defeat and success. Past failures will warn you against repeating them. Wilfred Peterson

People leave traces of themselves where they feel most comfortable, most worthwhile. Haruki Murakami

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Home is where you hange your memories. . . Home is where you begin again to dream again. Charles Angoff

Humans, not places, make memories. Ama Ata Aidoo

Their memory was something tangible and heavy, and I would carry it with me. Ransom Riggs

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

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

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

Mindfulness can be an extremely grand subject but on the other hand it’s very basic, it is basically, memory. Joseph Sorensen

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

I guess sometimes the greatest memories are made in the most unlikely of places, further proof that spontaneity is more rewarding than a meticulously planned life. J.A. Redmerski

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

Memories are good, as long as we keep them in the rearview mirror and keep moving.

Unkown

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

Memories are like stones, time and distance erode them like acid. Ugo Betti

Memories are created by what we do not by what we think. Byron Pulsifer

You can never be really happy if you keep holding to those bad memories which makes you sad. Anurag Prakash Ray

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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

Photos capture our memories in print, but our memories are always with us in our minds. Catherine Pulsifer

And the memories of all we have loved stay and come back to us in the evening of our life. They are not dead but sleep, and it is well to gather a treasure of them.

Vincent van Gogh

What greater thing is there for two human souls, than to feel that they are joined for life to strengthen each other in all labor, to rest on each other in all sorrow, to minister to each other in all pain, to be one with each other in silent unspeakable memories at the moment of the last parting? George Eliot

Here’s a basic memory rule: You Can Remember Any New Piece of Information if It Is Associated to Something You Already Know or Remember. Harry Lorayne

With a strong, healthy memory, you can overcome mental barriers to achieve success in your personal, professional, and academic life. Without it, you will find yourself struggling at every turn. John Parker

Sad memories are bad, but Good memories are the worst. Unknown

There are memories I am better off without. Things better lost forever.

S.J. Watson

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

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

Dreams are hopeful because they exist as pure possibility. Unlike memories, which are fossils, long dead and buried deep. Shaun David Hutchinson

There is nothing like an odor to stir memories. William McFee

Memories…no two sets exactly the same, like fingerprints. Daphne Merkin

What sets sisters apart from brothers and also from friends is a very intimate meshing of heart, soul and the mystical cords of memory. Carol Saline

That’s the thing about memories, you can’t forget them.

Lex Luthor

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

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

One can love one another properly only when one is close. What is memory compared to what one can behold! Sigmund Freud

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

Let us not burthen our remembrance with a heaviness that’s gone. William Shakespeare

Memories were a welcome reprieve from the worries of my day.

Author Unknown

There are moments when I wish I could roll back the clock and take all the sadness away, but I have the feeling that if I did, the joy would be gone as well. Nicholas Sparks

I could tell you it’s the heart, but what is really killing him is loneliness. Memories are worse than bullets. Carlos Ruiz Zafón

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

Maybe memories should be left the way they are. Melina Marchetta

What you remember saves you. W. S. Merwin

Science has proven that people who regularly jot down their thoughts in a journal are less likely to have cognitive and memory loss as they age.

Christian J. Borg

When tomorrow comes this day will be gone forever, but I shall hold something which I have traded for it. It may be no more than a memory, but if it is a worthy one I shall not regret the price. Author Unknown

Memories, the one thing that can never be taken away from us. Make lots of them! Catherine Pulsifer

You can’t trust your memory, when you think of an idea write it down. Joe Hinchliffe

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

Unknown

I try to keep the happy memories. If that’s what you call selective memories, I’m good with that. Nicole Williams

Inspiring Memories Quotes

A moment lasts for seconds but the memories lasts forever. Unknown

Memory is a rare ghostraiser. Like a haunted house, its walls are ever echoing to unseen feet.

Jerome K. Jerome

A grandma is warm hugs and sweet memories. She remembers all of your accomplishments and forgets all of your mistakes. Barbara Cage

Pleasure is the flower that passes; remembrance, the lasting perfume. Jean de Boufflers

Everybody needs his memories. They keep the wolf of insignificance from the door. Saul Bellow

Sometimes, it’s better to bunk a class and enjoy with friends, because now, when I look back, marks never make me laugh, but memories do. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

Sending a harvest of sweet Thanksgiving memories your way. Danielle Duckery

Memories are like moonbeams, we do with them what we will.

Kevin Spacey

Memory is fully chimerical as forgetfulness, deceptive as any other work of the imagination. Madison Smartt Bell

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

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

And the moral of the story is that you don’t remember what happened. What you remember becomes what happened. John Green

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

The moments we share are the moments we keep forever.

Author Unknown

Life can be noisy. It can be exhausting too. There are too many things vying for our attention, and sometimes we inadvertently forget how important our wellbeing is. Jayne Hardy

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

Our Christmas message for you, at this special time of year, may your home be filled with happiness and laughter where memories are made. Good times, good memories and the love of family is one of the best we could every receive. Catherine Pulsifer

When our memories outweigh our dreams, we have grown old. Bill Clinton

For some life lasts a short while, but the memories it holds last forever. Laura Swenson

Memory…like an old musical box it will lie silent for long years; then a mere nothing, a jerk, a tremor, will start the spring, and from beneath its decent covering of dust it will talk to us of forgotten passion and desire.

Thomas Burke

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

Memories, even your most precious ones, fade surprisingly quickly. But I don’t go along with that. The memories I value most, I don’t ever see them fading. Kazuo Ishiguro

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

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

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

Love poems are little bits of memory and story that remind and shape us back into the experience of love.

Tito Tinajero

I realized that I could post on my computer’s screen saver many beautiful pictures I had taken on my travels. Now, when my computer sleeps, it shows scene after scene, awakening many great memories. Greg Conderacci

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

Each day is a gift, and as long as my eyes open I’ll focus on the new day and all the happy memories I’ve stored away, just for this time in my life. Anonymous

Tears, idle tears, I know not what they mean, Tears from the depths of some divine despair Rise in the heart, and gather to the eyes, In looking on the happy autumn fields, And thinking of the days that are no more. Alfred Lord Tennyson

Our childhood memories are often fragments, brief moments or encounters, which together form the scrapbook of our life.

Edith Eger

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

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

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

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

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

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

It’s regrets that make painful memories. When I was crazy I did everything just right. Mark Vonnegut

Souls and memories can do strange things during trance. Bram Stoker

Those sweet memories of my life spent with you are the best. They make me smile no matter what is going in my present life. Unknown

Good memories are most often created without conscious effort. These are the memories that result from those unselfish acts or behaviors that give of our time, talents or gifts without any due regard for repayment. Byron R. Pulsifer

Memory can be like a dream, cause and effect non-existent. Gordon Weaver

Memories, even bittersweet ones, are better than nothing.

Jennifer L. Armentrout

To have memories of those you have loved and lost is perhaps harder than to have no memories. Hugh Jackman

Motivating Memories Quotes

The tendency to believe something is true or likely to happen based on the availability of the information in our memory. Yong Kang Chan

Sometimes, remembering hurts too much.

Jess Rothenberg

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

When both parents alternate spending time with their children, it not only helps in building memories, but it also works in building trust. S. J. Baker

Sometimes a perfect memory can be ruined if put to words. Nova Ren Suma

Memories, important yesterdays, were once todays. Treasure and notice today. Gloria Gaither

A good memory power depends on the vigor and energy of the brain. Mat Fox

I’ve never tried to block out the memories of the past, even though some are painful. I don’t understand people who hide from their past. Everything you live through helps to make you the person you are now. Sophia Loren

The best memory is not so firm as faded ink.

Chinese Proverb

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

But she knew that no matter what beauty lay behind, it must remain there. No one could go forward with a load of aching memories. Margaret Mitchell

The important thing about having lots of things to remember is that you’ve got to go somewhere afterwards where you can remember them, you see? You’ve got to stop. You haven’t really been anywhere until you’ve got back home. Terry Pratchett

If we can’t make memories, we can’t heal. Leonard Shelby

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

The heart that truly loves never forgets.

Proverb

I think the only answer is to live life to the fullest while you can and collect memories like fools collect money. Because in the end, that’s all you have happy memories. Sarah Strohmeyer

The worst memories stick with us, while the nice ones always seem to slip through our fingers. Rachel Vincent

The only real treasure is in your head. Memories are better than diamonds and nobody can steal them from you. Rodman Philbrick

To observe attentively is to remember distinctly. Edgar Allan Poe

Imagination has a great potential to improve your memory. It allows traveling beyond the horizon, attaching various stories or images to the things you wish to remember, in turn it will strengthen your memory. William D, Memory

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

Unknown

The finest memories are those where we have helped someone without expecting anything in return. Byron Pulsifer

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

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

Memory is the treasure of the mind. English Proverb

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

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

Jeremiah Say

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

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

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

On this Valentines let me tell you, you are a sweetheart who makes every day the bright and cheerful kind, who brings the warmest memories and the happiest thoughts to mind. Catherine Pulsifer

When you lose someone you loved, they are never really gone, they are in your heart forever. Unknown

What we call memories are really present thoughts. What we call anticipations are really present thoughts. No one has ever lived in any moment except the present.

Emmet Fox

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

When time fades memory and loved ones are no longer with us, what is left? Photos. A. R. Knight

The one thing I need to leave behind is good memories. Michael Landon

I would like to encourage you to set traditions for your family as well as your home. Making traditions is making memories. Robin Redmon Dreyer

To Sum Up

Hopefully you have enjoyed this big list of memories quotes.

There are lots to motivate and inspire you every day.

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