Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Memory.

The repository contains eight quotes in the category “Memory.”

Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.

Michel de Montaigne
1533 — 1592

By the time you’re eighty years old you’ve learned everything. You only have to remember it.

George Burns
1896 — 1996

A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory.

Steven Wright
1955 —     

Many futures are ruined by events in the past that can’t be forgotten.


Bad memory has its roots in bad attention.


I hate memory. It never lets me forget what I want to.


It’s a poor sort of memory that only works backward.

Lewis Carroll
1832 — 1898

The palest ink is better than the best memory.

Chinese Proverb