15 Best Memory Quotes from Pop Culture and Beyond!

15 Best Memory Quotes from Pop Culture and Beyond!

Sometimes it’s good to be reminded that smart people have said smart things before. Sometimes quotes are inspirational, sometimes they’re off base, and sometimes they’re downright charming. Some quotes can help walk you through hard times, change your perspective and have you appreciate just where you are in life. 

These quotes aren’t about too much heaviness. They’re just fun quotes about memory that’ll help remind you that life is good.

“One night, yeah, one more time, thanks for the memories!”

- Fall Out Boy (Being emo isn’t a crime, ok?)


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

- Gabriel Garcia Marquez - Love in the Time of Cholera


“In the egoic state, your self, your identity, is derived from your thinking mind. In other words, what your mind tells you about yourself, the storyline of you, the memories, the expectations, all the thoughts that go through your head continuously and the emotions that make those thoughts. All those things make up your sense of self.”

- Eckhart Tolle


“Memories, even bittersweet ones, are better than nothing.”

- Jennifer L. Armentrout


“My mind is running a mile an hour!”

- Michael Scott


“Memories light the corner of my mind, misty water-colored memories of the way we were.”

- Barbra Streisand


- Whitney Houston


“Not only is my short term memory horrible, so is my short term memory.”

- Random Internet Meme


“I’ll never forget you, Jack”

- Rose - Titanic

“I never made a mistake in my life. I thought I did once, but I was wrong.”

- Charles Schultz


“So Sally can wait, she knows it’s too late as we’re walking all by. My soul slides away, but don’t look back in anger, I heard you say.”

- Oasis


“No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar.”

- Abraham Lincoln


“When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it happened or not!”

- Mark Twain


“You know, it’s funny what a young man recollects. ‘Cause I don’t remember bein’ born. I don’t recall what I got for my first Christmas, and I don’t remember when I went on my first outdoor picnic. But I do remember the first time I heard the sweetest voice in the wide world.”

- Forrest Gump

    I sure feel better. How about you?


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