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    Oh, how cruelly sweet are the echoes that start
    When Memory plays an old tune on the heart!

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The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.
[Lat., Vita enim mortuorum in memoria read more

The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.
[Lat., Vita enim mortuorum in memoria vivorum est posita.]

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The secret of a good memory is attention, and attention to a subject depends upon our interest in it. We read more

The secret of a good memory is attention, and attention to a subject depends upon our interest in it. We rarely forget that which has made a deep impression on our minds.

by Tryon Edwards Found in: Memory Quotes,
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By every remove I only drag a greater length of chain.

By every remove I only drag a greater length of chain.

by Oliver Goldsmith Found in: Memory Quotes,
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Many a man fails to become a thinker only because his memory is too good.

Many a man fails to become a thinker only because his memory is too good.

by Nietzsche Found in: Memory Quotes,
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A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness.

A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness.

by Elbert Hubbard Found in: Memory Quotes,
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The true art of memory is the art of attention.

The true art of memory is the art of attention.

by Samuel Johnson Found in: Memory Quotes,
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The mother may forget the child
That smiles sae sweetly on her knee;
But I'll remember thee, read more

The mother may forget the child
That smiles sae sweetly on her knee;
But I'll remember thee, Glencairn,
And all that thou hast done for me!

by Robert Burns Found in: Memory Quotes,
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But woe to him, who left to moan,
Reviews the hours of brightness gone.

But woe to him, who left to moan,
Reviews the hours of brightness gone.

by Euripides Found in: Memory Quotes,
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What peaceful hours I once enjoy'd!
How sweet their memory still!
But they have left an aching read more

What peaceful hours I once enjoy'd!
How sweet their memory still!
But they have left an aching void
The world can never fill.

by William Cowper Found in: Memory Quotes,
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