| If dreams are like movies, then memories are films about ghosts.
Author: Adam Duritz
| Every journey into the past is complicated by delusions, false memories, false namings of real events.
Author: Adrienne Rich
| I miss my Dad. My Dad loved cheesy monster movies, so we'd have Godzilla movie marathons. Those are some of my favorite memories, laughing at how the monster outfits were so bad, like black garbage bags for heads.
Author: Ahmet Zappa
| The loneliness is when you pick up and move, even if you are not originally from that place, and you have some memories that you want to embrace. Having a life in transit, I feel like you are always looking out the back window.
Author: Ajay Naidu
| We don't have any bad memories of the people of the United States.
Author: Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
| Those who have known the famous are publicly debriefed of their memories, knowing as their own dusk falls that they will only be remembered for remembering someone else.
Author: Alan Bennett
| I acknowledge the privilege of being alive in a human body at this moment, endowed with senses, memories, emotions, thoughts, and the space of mind in its wisdom aspect.
Author: Alex Grey
| I've been very fortunate in the things I've had in my life. But, at the same time, I wish I had the same types of memories as everyone else.
Author: Alfonso Ribeiro
| Liars need to have good memories.
Author: Algernon Sidney
| A stone is ingrained with geological and historical memories.
Author: Andy Goldsworthy
| Nostalgia, the vice of the aged. We watch so many old movies our memories come in monochrome.
Author: Angela Carter
| Lost in Space brings back a lot of memories for people, and I think that any time you're involved in something that has such a long-lasting appeal, you feel very blessed by that.
Author: Angela Cartwright
| Those fields of daisies we landed on, and dusty fields and desert stretches. Memories of many skies and earths beneath us - many days, many nights of stars.
Author: Anne Morrow Lindbergh
| To understand a man, you must know his memories. The same is true of a nation.
Author: Anthony Quayle
| Creditors have better memories than debtors.
Author: Benjamin Franklin
| Well, the memories were obviously - every match is important, every point counts, especially the last sort of 18, 20 years when the matches have been so tight.
Author: Bernhard Langer
| You can't recover memories of a missing event. That's a fallacy.
Author: Betty Hill
| The heart of marriage is memories; and if the two of you happen to have the same ones and can savor your reruns, then your marriage is a gift from the gods.
Author: Bill Cosby
| Take care of all your memories. For you cannot relive them.
Author: Bob Dylan
| I still love making hamburgers on the grill. I guess whenever I eat them childhood memories come up for me.
Author: Bobby Flay
| Hence my obstinate emphasis on stylistic continuity from work to work rather than specific sibling relationships between the individual work and other members of its stylistic 'family' in the world outside.
Author: Brian Ferneyhough
| The older we get, the swifter time seems to pass and the quicker memories seem to fade.
Author: Brian Sibley
| I've always seen myself as one of those 'show people.' My earliest memories are wanting and needing to entertain people, like a gypsy traveler who goes from place to place, city to city, performing for audiences and reaching people.
Author: Brittany Murphy
| I'd love to follow the Tour de France one day. It's a really exciting spectacle. I've only seen it once as it was coming into Paris and that was very exciting for me. I have memories of that.
Author: Bryan Ferry
| One of my earliest memories is of my father carrying me in one arm with a picket sign in the other.
Author: Camryn Manheim
| The richness of life lies in memories we have forgotten.
Author: Cesare Pavese
| I have more memories than if I were a thousand years old.
Author: Charles Baudelaire
| A whole stack of memories never equal one little hope.
Author: Charles M. Schulz
| A life-long blessing for children is to fill them with warm memories of times together. Happy memories become treasures in the heart to pull out on the tough days of adulthood.
Author: Charlotte Davis Kasl
| The counter-argument would be, so what if my sexual relationships are superficial, one can still have satisfying and rewarding relationships with friends, or parents, or siblings, or whatever.
Author: Chester Brown
| Since I'm always working, my best holiday memories are definitely when I can just go home and spend time with my family.
Author: Chris Brown
| You jot down ideas, memories, whatever, concerning your real life that somehow parallels the character you're playing, and you incorporate that in your scene work.
Author: Chris Cooper
| I love the live performances and Las Vegas. I also like making films that are being discovered by another generation. Having been a teen idol of the '60s is great because you realize you left your generation with a smile and good memories.
Author: Connie Stevens
| Memories are the key not to the past, but to the future.
Author: Corrie Ten Boom
| Our memories are card indexes consulted and then returned in disorder by authorities whom we do not control.
Author: Cyril Connolly
| We have four beautiful children and some wonderful memories.
Author: Damon Wayans
| Actors are good liars; writers are good liars with good memories.
Author: Daniel Keys Moran
| One of my earliest memories... I knew three full verses of the Star Spangled Banner when I was seven or eight years old. And one of the nuns discovered this phenomenon and I was actually sent around from classroom to classroom to do the whole thing.
Author: Dave Van Ronk
| The ancient Greek oral poets all had this anxiety about the deficiencies of their memories and always began poems by praying to the Muse to help them remember.
Author: David Antin
| I have memories - but only a fool stores his past in the future.
Author: David Gerrold
| I know the game wasn't a classic, but the night was about more than that-it was about bringing back the memories and raising money for former heroes who have now fallen on hard times.
Author: David Ginola
| I don't remember any sibling rivalry growing up, because by the time I was really conscious, Tom was going away to college. My relationship with him, which is a very close one, really developed in more recent years.
Author: David Hyde Pierce
| The Olympics: not one of my better memories.
Author: Debi Thomas
| Memories are fallible and a timer can save a lot of hard work from going out of the window.
Author: Delia Smith
| Sentences are like sharp nails, which force truth upon our memories.
Author: Denis Diderot
| They say I live a fast life. Maybe I just like a fast life. I wouldn't give it up for anything in the world. It won't last forever, either. But the memories will.
Author: Dennis Wilson
| I shot Footloose nearby, and we used to hike. Very fond memories.
Author: Dianne Wiest
| The sparrow that is twittering on the edge of my balcony is calling up to me this moment a world of memories that reach over half my lifetime, and a world of hope that stretches farther than any flight of sparrows.
Author: Donald G. Mitchell
| Your brain forms roughly 10,000 new cells every day, but unless they hook up to preexisting cells with strong memories, they die. Serves them right.
Author: Doug Coupland
| We're not that far from being able to plant images, memories, and emotional states directly into the brain.
Author: Douglas Trumbull
| I did a movie called Marathon Man and it was one of my best memories.
Author: Dustin Hoffman
| He had to deal all at once with the packed regrets and stifled memories of an inarticulate lifetime.
Author: Edith Wharton
| Painting picture by picture, I followed the impressions my eye took in at heightened moments. I painted only memories, adding nothing, no details that I did not see. Hence the simplicity of the paintings, their emptiness.
Author: Edvard Munch
| Most people think that shadows follow, precede or surround beings or objects. The truth is that they also surround words, ideas, desires, deeds, impulses and memories.
Author: Elie Wiesel
| Comparison is a death knell to sibling harmony.
Author: Elizabeth Fishel
| I started cooking when I was about 10. I have memories like when I was 6 or 7 with my mom, and when I was 12 I started getting real serious about cooking.
Author: Emeril Lagasse
| I'm proud of what I achieved there, but a life built on memories is not much of a life.
Author: Eric Cantona
| When I recall today my early youth, I should take the boy that I then was, with the exception of a few individual features, for a different person, were it not for the existence of the chain of memories.
Author: Ernst Mach
| It is difficult sharing and capturing so many years of memories and the people behind the words-and even though that guest book can speak volumes, in between, the pages remain so silent.
Author: Eugenie Anderson
| I guess I had fun doing it but it has hard memories for me.
Author: Faith Ringgold
| True nostalgia is an ephemeral composition of disjointed memories.
Author: Florence King
| People always complain about their memories, never about their minds.
Author: Francois de La Rochefoucauld
| I write with a mouse, because it has no psychological associations or memories or habits associated with it.
Author: Fred Frith
| My early childhood memories center around this typical American country store and life in a small American town, including 4th of July celebrations marked by fireworks and patriotic music played from a pavilion bandstand.
Author: Frederick Reines
| Our enemies are our evil deeds and their memories, our pride, our selfishness, our malice, our passions, which by conscience or by habit pursue us with a relentlessness past the power of figure to express.
Author: George A. Smith
| I think it would be interesting if old people got anti-Alzheimer's disease where they slowly began to recover other people's lost memories.
Author: George Carlin
| What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined - to strengthen each other - to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
Author: George Eliot
| My father was the orphaned son of immigrants to the United States from Ireland. My father never knew his parents. His mother died - we're not sure - either at or shortly after his birth, and he and all of his siblings were placed in orphanages in the Boston area.
Author: George J. Mitchell
| My memories of camp - I was four years old to eight years old - they're fond memories.
Author: George Takei
| I remember the difficulty we had in the beginning replacing magnetic cores in memories and eventually we had both cost and performance advantages. But it wasn't at all clear in the beginning.
Author: Gordon Moore
| In every man the memory of the struggles and the heroes of the past is alive. But these memories are not incompatible with the desire for peace in the future.
Author: Gustav Stresemann
| It seems to me that I have always existed and that I possess memories that date back to the Pharaohs.
Author: Gustave Flaubert
| More than specific memories of achievements, for me I remember the feeling you get when you were just at your very best - when you felt like you were floating across the court and could put the ball wherever you wanted.
Author: Guy Forget
| Ocean is more ancient than the mountains, and freighted with the memories and the dreams of Time.
Author: H. P. Lovecraft
| I never go to funerals. To me a person is dead when he breathes for the last time. After that, your memories should be personal.
Author: Hedy Lamarr
| No one could have nicer sisters. No sibling problems there.
Author: Henry Fonda
| Literature boils with the madcap careers of writers brought to the edge by the demands of living on their nerves, wringing out their memories and their nightmares to extract meaning, truth, beauty.
Author: Herbert Gold
| A mother's happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.
Author: Honore de Balzac
| I don't like hawking 'round other people's memories. That wasn't part of the deal when I was born.
Author: Hugo Pratt
| And I've been walking 'round with memories way too long.
Author: Iris Dement
| There are too many books I haven't read, too many places I haven't seen, too many memories I haven't kept long enough.
Author: Irwin Shaw
| San Francisco is gone. Nothing remains of it but memories.
Author: Jack London
| We can best honor the memories of those who were killed on September 11 and those who have been killed fighting the war on terrorism, by dedicating ourselves to building a free and peaceful world safe from the threat of terrorism.
Author: Jack Reed
| Too many people have been analyzing their pasts, their childhoods, their memories, their parents, and realizing that it doesn't do anything-or that it doesn't do enough.
Author: James Hillman
| The horrors of the Second World War, the chilling winds of the Cold War and the crushing weight of the Iron Curtain are little more than fading memories. Ideals that once commanded great loyalty are now taken for granted.
Author: Jan Peter Balkenende
| From the first place of liquid darkness, within the second place of air and light, I set down the following record with its mixture of fact and truths and memories of truths and its direction toward the Third Place, where the starting point is myth.
Author: Janet Frame
| My earliest memories are the best. I always try to remember the good times when Daddy was alive.
Author: Jayne Mansfield
| Thinking so hard on her soft eyes and memories of the signs that it's over. It's over.
Author: Jeff Buckley
| I don't have any beauty shop memories. I remember the barber shop.
Author: Jenifer Lewis
| We all have our time machines. Some take us back, they're called memories. Some take us forward, they're called dreams.
Author: Jeremy Irons
| The Jungian view of drama would be that it affects all of our imaginations and somehow taps into our hidden, ancient, primordial memories.
Author: Jeremy Northam
| Our dreams must be stronger than our memories. We must be pulled by our dreams, rater than pushed by our memories.
Author: Jesse Jackson
| This story is based on a gentleman who indeed did... used to come to my parents' house in 1971 from Bangladesh. He was at the University of Rhode Island. And I was four, four years old, at the time, and so I actually don't have any memories of this gentleman.
Author: Jhumpa Lahiri
| I have a lot of memories of Falls Church. I went to grade school in Madison Elementary School.
Author: Jim Fowler
| I never saw my grandfather because he had died before I was born, but I have good memories of my grandmother and of how she could play the piano at the old house.
Author: John Forbes Nash, Jr.
| I have lots of favourite memories but I can't say that I have a favourite film.
Author: John Hurt
| So often we rob tomorrow's memories by today's economies.
Author: John Mason Brown
| The way I look at it, they're all part of my musical diary, and I can listen to any one of them and it will bring up memories of what was going on at that time.
Author: John Mayall
| The memories of men are too frail a thread to hang history from.
Author: John Still
| So much of what we do is ephemeral and quickly forgotten, even by ourselves, so it's gratifying to have something you have done linger in people's memories.
Author: John Williams