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There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery.

The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time.
Memory is the mother of all wisdom.
In times like these, it helps to recall that there have always been times like these.
The heart's memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good.
Life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by you so quickly you hardly catch it going.
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you remember my name, you pay me a subtle compliment; you indicate that I have made an impression on you. Remember my name and you add to my feeling of importance.
We forget all too soon the things we thought we could never forget.
When you are right no one remembers; when you are wrong no one forgets.
It is sadder to find the past again and find it inadequate to the present than it is to have it elude you and remain forever a harmonious conception of memory.
Memory is the scribe of the soul.
Not the power to remember, but its very opposite, the power to forget, is a necessary condition for our existence.
I have a memory like an elephant. In fact, elephants often consult me.
The best memory is that which forgets nothing, but injuries. Write kindness in marble and write injuries in the dust.
You never know how much a man can't remember until he is called as a witness.
Things that were hard to bear are sweet to remember.
When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not.
In memory everything seems to happen to music.
We do not remember days, we remember moments. The richness of life lies in memories we have forgotten.
Mournful and Never-ending Remembrance.
If you are speaking the truth you don't have to remember anything.
Some memories are realities, and are better than anything that can ever happen to one again.
The short memories of American voters is what keeps our politicians in office.
Memory is like an orgasm. It's a lot better if you don't have to fake it.
Of what significance are the things you can forget.
Memory is not wisdom; idiots can by rote repeat volumes. Yet what is wisdom without memory?
If I could remember your name, I'd ask you where I left my keys.
Sweet is the memory of past troubles.
Lord, keep my memory green.
Unless we remember we cannot understand.
Creditors have better memories than debtors.
A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
The light of memory, or rather the light that memory lends to things, is the palest light of all. I am not quite sure whether I am dreaming or remembering, whether I have lived my life or dreamed it. Just as dreams do, memory makes me profoundly aware of the unreality, the evanescence of the world, a fleeting image in the moving water.
What is read twice is usually remembered more than what is once written.
Remembrance and reflection how allied. What thin partitions divides sense from thought.
Recollection is the only paradise from which we cannot be turned out.
When to the sessions of sweet silent thought I summon up remembrance of things past, I sigh the lack of many a thing I sought And with old woes new wail my dear time's waste. Then can I drown an eye (unused to flow) For precious friends hid in death's dateless night, and weep afresh love's long since cancelled woe, and moan the expense of many a vanished sight. Then can I grieve at grievances foregone, and heavily from woe to woe tell over the sad account of fore-bemoaned moan, Which I new pay as if not paid before. But if the while I think on thee, dear friend, all losses are restored and sorrows end.
It's a pleasure to share one's memories. Everything remembered is dear, endearing, touching, precious. At least the past is safe --though we didn't know it at the time. We know it now. Because it's in the past; because we have survived.
Never forget what you need to remember.