Remembrance quotes

260 remembrance quotes, film quotes, movie lines, taglines
  • My life fades. The vision dims. All that remains are memories. I remember a time of chaos... ruined dreams... this wasted land. But most of all, I remember The Road Warrior. The man we called "Max". To understand who he was, you have to go back to another time... when the world was powered by the black fuel... and the desert sprouted great... (continue)(continue reading)

    Harold Baigent - Voice of Narrator
    [Tag:remembrance, war, world]
  • “Like you, I wanted an inconsolable memory. A memory of shadow and stone. Each day I fought, all alone, with all my might, against the terror of no longer knowing the reason to remember. Like you have forgotten.”

    Emmanuelle Riva - Elle
    [Tag:forgetfulness, memory, remembrance]
  • “- 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.”

    Scarlett Johansson - Major
    Pilou Asbæk - Batou
    [Tag:forgetfulness, memory, remembrance]
  • “Men are haunted by the vastness of eternity. And so we ask ourselves: will our actions echo across the centuries? Will strangers hear our names long after we are gone, and wonder who we were, how bravely we fought, how fiercely we loved?”
    Sean Bean - Odysseus
    [Tag:eternity, men, remembrance]
  • “They say we die twice. Once when the breath leaves our body, and once when the last person we know says our name.”
    Al Pacino - Val
    [Tag:death, remembrance]
  • “If I know a song of Africa, of the giraffe and the African new moon lying on her back, of the plows in the fields and the sweaty faces of the coffee pickers, does Africa know a song of me? Will the air over the plain quiver with a color that I have had on, or the children invent a game in which my name is, or the full moon throw a shadow over...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Meryl Streep - Karen
    [Tag:africa, animals, remembrance]
  • “Men like my father cannot die. They are with me still, real in memory as they were in flesh, loving and belovedforever. How green was my valley then.”

    Roddy McDowall - Huw
    [Tag:appreciation, father, remembrance]
  • “You can just feel the details. The bits and pieces you never bothered to put into words. And you can feel these extreme moments... even if you don't want to. You put these together, and you get the feel of a person. Enough to know how much you miss them... and how much you hate the person who took them away.”
    Guy Pearce - Leonard Shelby
    [Tag:nostalgia, remembrance]
  • “If I knew things would no longer be, I would have tried to remember better.”
    Armin Mueller-Stahl - Sam Krichinsky
    [Tag:memory, progress, remembrance]
  • “A man might be thought wealthy if someone were to draw the story of his deeds, that they may be remembered.”
    Vladimir Kulich - Buliwyf - Leader
    [Tag:remembrance, teaching]
  • “- Yvonne: Where were you last night?
    - Rick Blaine: That's so long ago, I don't remember.
    - Yvonne: Will I see you tonight?
    - Rick Blaine: I never make plans that far ahead.”

    Madeleine Lebeau - Yvonne
    Humphrey Bogart - Rick Blaine
    [Tag:past, planning, remembrance]
  • “You know how you can tell when you really love someone? When everyone you see reminds you of him.”
    Andie MacDowell - Laura Kinney
    [Tag:love, memory, remembrance]
  • “I wondered if a memory is something you have or something you've lost.”
    Gena Rowlands - Marion
    [Tag:forgetfulness, memory, remembrance]
  • “- Col. Cal Rhodes: For years I couldn't sleep after Korea. My nightmares all had to do with the Chosin Reservoir. The ground there was so frozen, we couldn't bury our dead. We had to pile 'em on trucks and lash them up against the tanks. For years I'd wake up with those dead, frozen faces staring at me.
    - Wilkes: Did it ever go away?
    - Col. Cal...” (continue)
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    Gene Hackman - Col. Jason Rhodes
    Fred Ward - Wilkes
    [Tag:nightmares, remembrance, war]
  • “How strange are the tricks of memory, which, often hazy as a dream about the most important events of a man's life, religiously preserve the merest trifles.”
    Richard Burton
    [Tag:memory, remembrance]
  • “You think that the only way to lead a meaningful life, is for everyone to remember you. For everyone to love you! Guess what, Gus - this is your life! This is all you get! You get me, and you get your family and you get this world, and that's it! And if that's not enough for you, then I'm sorry, but it's not nothing.”
    Shailene Woodley - Hazel
    [Tag:ambition, life, remembrance]
  • “- Vernon Slone: When I go away I'll always be with you.
    - Bailey: Don't lie.”

    Alexander Skarsgård - Vernon Slone
    Beckam Crawford - Bailey
    [Tag:death, lies, remembrance]
  • “I fucked her. I fucked her in an abandoned factory, to be precise. But I lost my erection. Because from certain angles, she reminded me of Michael Heseltine. Michael Heseltine, if you're wondering, is a British politician from the 1980s.”
    Michael Smiley - Jethro
    [Tag:excitement, remembrance, sex]
  • “The good stuff? The pictures in our mind that fade away the fastest? Those pieces of you it feels the easiest to lose.”
    Wyatt Oleff - Young Stanley Uris
    [Tag:memory, remembrance]
  • “If I have been feeling worried or sad during the day, I have a habit of recalling scenes from childhood to calm me. So it was this evening.”
    Victor Sjöström - Dr. Eberhard Isak Borg
    [Tag:children, happiness, remembrance]
  • “- Dr. Alec Harvey: I do love you, so very much. I love you with all my heart and soul.
    - Laura Jesson: I want to die. If only I could die...
    - Dr. Alec Harvey: If you'd die, you'd forget me. I want to be remembered.”

    Trevor Howard - Dr. Alec Harvey
    Celia Johnson - Laura Jesson
    [Tag:death, love, remembrance]
  • “Nothing lasts really. Neither happiness nor despair. Not even life lasts very long. There'll come a time in the future when I shan't mind about this anymore, when I can look back and say quite peacefully and cheerfully how silly I was. No, no, I don't want that time to come ever. I want to remember every minute, always, always to the end of my...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Celia Johnson - Laura Jesson
    [Tag:life, remembrance, time]
  • “- Peter Parker: Everywhere I go, I see his face. I just really miss him.
    - Happy Hogan: Yeah, I miss him too. I don't think Tony would've done what he did, if he didn't know you were gonna be here after he was gone.”

    Tom Holland - Peter Parker
    Jon Favreau - Happy Hogan
    [Tag:nostalgia, remembrance]
  • “I don't want to have to remember my husband. I want to love him now.”
    Natalie Trundy - Lisa
    [Tag:love, present, remembrance]
  • “- Natasha Rostova: I think that when one goes on remembering and remembering, one remembers till one recalls what happened before one was in this world.
    - Sonia Rostova: That's metempsychosis.”

    Lyudmila Saveleva - Natasha Rostova
    Irina Gubanova - Sonia Rostova