Memory Quotes

If a line of poetry strays into my memory, my skin bristles so that the razor ceases to act. A. E. Housman

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A man's real possession is his memory. In nothing else is he rich, in nothing else is he poor. Alexander Smith

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I'm a big believer in sort of sense memory, like using something that you've experienced in order to put yourself in the position that the character is in. Alexandra Daddario

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I took Meisner for a long time. I use a lot of sense memory and, well, I wouldn't say Method, but I can't really avoid getting into character. Alexandra Daddario

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Of what use is the memory of facts, if not to serve as an example of good or of evil? Alfred de Vigny

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I'm more verbal and not as private as I was as a kid. I still do a form of sense memory. It honestly depends on the job. It depends on the other people you're working with, how the other actor works. Alia Shawkat

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Memory is not pure. Memories told are not pure memories; memories told are stories. The storyteller will change them. I've always been interested in that. Alice McDermott

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Memory is the way we keep telling ourselves our stories - and telling other people a somewhat different version of our stories. Alice Munro

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Sometimes I get the start of a story from a memory, an anecdote, but that gets lost and is usually unrecognizable in the final story. Alice Munro

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But I believe above all that I wanted to build the palace of my memory, because my memory is my only homeland. Anselm Kiefer

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What the immune system of man has in its advanced development is what we call immunological memory, so that once it sees something for the first time, when it sees it the second or the third time, it can respond against it in a way that's much more accelerated than when it sees it for the first time. Anthony Fauci

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One lives in the hope of becoming a memory. Antonio Porchia

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The memory of the Second World War hangs over Europe, an inescapable and irresistible point of reference. Historical parallels are usually misleading and dangerous. Antony Beevor

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After you've read a novel, you only retain a vague memory of its contents. You remember the atmosphere, the odd image or phrase or vivid cameo. Arthur Smith

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I have all of the Apple products. Everything I've ever written, I've written on a Mac. My first computer, my roommates and I chipped in, and we got that first Macintosh - 128K. It had as much memory as a greeting card that plays music. Aaron Sorkin

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The mystic cords of memory, stretching from every battlefield and patriot grave to every living heart and hearthstone, all over this broad land, will yet swell the chorus of the Union, when again touched, as surely they will be, by the angels of our nature. Abraham Lincoln

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Memory is the mother of all wisdom. Aeschylus

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Memory is deceptive because it is colored by today's events. Albert Einstein

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

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I was asked to memorise what I did not understand; and, my memory being so good, it refused to be insulted in that manner. Aleister Crowley

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Own only what you can always carry with you: know languages, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

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Woe to that nation whose literature is cut short by the intrusion of force. This is not merely interference with freedom of the press but the sealing up of a nation's heart, the excision of its memory. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

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I have a writer's memory which makes everything worse than maybe it actually was. Amy Tan

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I read academic books on courtesan culture at the turn-of-the century in Shanghai such as Gail Hershatter's 'The Gender of Memory'. The diaries were mostly in the form of letters from courtesans to a lover who had disappeared or taken their savings. Amy Tan

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I really thought I was on the way out. My husband Blake saved my life. Often I don't know what I do, then the next day the memory returns. And then I am engulfed in shame. Amy Winehouse

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An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you know and what you don't. Anatole France

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Nothing prevents happiness like the memory of happiness. Andre Gide

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And it sort of jogged a memory of something that I read at school and I read it, and I thought God this is it. So you never can tell. I could find something this afternoon. Andrew Lloyd Webber

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I was running an assembly line designed to build memory chips. I saw the microprocessor as a bloody nuisance. Andy Grove

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Over the years Woodstock got glorified and romanticised and became the event that symbolised Utopia. It's the last page of our collective memory of the age of innocence. Then things turned ugly and would never be the same again. Ang Lee

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