Memory quotes287 memory quotes, film quotes, movie lines, taglines
“Happiness is good health and a bad memory.”
“As life progresses, images blur. All that remains are memories. Some of them true, some of them false.”
“An event as pivotal as this one should be amply equipped to penetrate the fog of time elapsed.”
“Every drink of liquor you take kills a thousand brain cells. Now that doesn't much matter 'cause we got billions more. And first the sadness cells die so you smile real big. And then the quiet cells go so you just say everything real loud for no reason at all. That’s ok, that's ok because the stupid cells go next, so everything you say is real...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- Major: It feels like... there's always this thick fog over my memory and I can't see through it.
- Batou: You're lucky. Every single day I get screwed by my memories.”
“Rome. I will cherish my visit here in memory as long as I live.”
“- Katie: Wouldn't it be lovely if we were old? We'd have survived all this. And everything would be easy and uncomplicated, the way it was when we were young.
- Hubbell: Katie, it was never uncomplicated.”
“If I knew things would no longer be, I would have tried to remember better.”
“Let us praise famous men and our fathers that begat us. All these men were honoured in their generations and were a glory in their days. We are here today to give thanks for the life of Harold Abrahams. To honour the legend. Now there are just two of us - young Aubrey Montague and myself - who can close our eyes and remember those few young men...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- Chuck: I still remember the war.
- Dave Buznik: Oh, yeah?
- Chuck: Yeah, I remember waking up to the sound of bombs dropping and children screaming.
- Dave Buznik: Oh, you were in Vietnam?
- Chuck: No... Grenada.
- Dave Buznik: Didn't that, like, last only 12 hours?”
“I remember my first relationship, and it was something similar to theirs... except Imogen never wore that much jewelry... and I wouldn't be caught dead in those shoes.”
“I have never prayed to you before. I have no tongue for it. No one, not even you, will remember if we were good men or bad. Why we fought, or why we died. All that matters is that two stood against many. That's what's important! Valor pleases you, Crom... so grant me one request. Grant me revenge! And if you do not listen, then to hell with you!”
“Memory is a selection of images, some elusive, others imprinted indelibly on the brain.”
“Your Holiness, now your priests are dead, and I am left alive. But in truth it is I who am dead, and they who live. For as always, your Holiness, the spirit of the dead will survive in the memory of the living.”
“You know how you can tell when you really love someone? When everyone you see reminds you of him.”
“We'll always have Paris.”
“I wondered if a memory is something you have or something you've lost.”
“The blues ain't nothing but a good man feeling bad, thinking about the woman he once was with.”
“- Dalai Lama, 14 Years Old: I am not your son. And I've never thought of you as my father. You've been much too informal to me for that. Do you ever think about him? And what do you think about?
- Heinrich Harrer: It's not a conscious thought really, Kundun. He is always there. When I crossed Tibet he was with me. When I came to Lhasa he was...” (continue)(continue reading)
“I know you like me. I know it. For the last year or two, you've been pretending like you hate me. I love you very much. I love you as much as I love anybody, as much as I love myself. And in a few years when I haven't been around to be on your tail about something or irritating you, you could... remember that time that I bought you the baseball...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- Mrs. Wilkes: You have got no right to be here. It has taken me ten years to get that goddamned war out of his head.
- Col. Cal Rhodes: Looks to me like it's still in his head pretty strong.
- Mrs. Wilkes: Oh, that's very deep. Gee, where were you all the days he just sat for hours, staring at the walls?”