Remembrance quotes

260 remembrance quotes, film quotes, movie lines, taglines
  • “I had always heard your entire life flashes in front of your eyes the second before you die. First of all, that one second isn't a second at all, it stretches on forever, like an ocean of time... For me, it was lying on my back at Boy Scout camp, watching falling stars... And yellow leaves, from the maple trees, that lined our street... Or my...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Kevin Spacey - Lester Burnham
    [Tag:death, remembrance, time of life]
  • 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]
  • “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]
  • “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]
  • “- Dr. Alex Durant: You will be remembered as one of the greatest space scientists of all time.
    - Dr. Hans Reinhardt: I've never doubted that.”

    Anthony Perkins - Dr. Alex Durant
    Maximilian Schell - Dr. Hans Reinhardt
    [Tag:remembrance, scientists, self-esteem]
  • “If I knew things would no longer be, I would have tried to remember better.”
    Armin Mueller-Stahl - Sam Krichinsky
    [Tag:memory, progress, remembrance]
  • “Life is made up of a few big moments, and a lot of little ones. I still remember the first time I kissed Sylvia, or the last time I hugged my father before he died. And I still remember that white-bread sandwich and that blonde dancing girl with the cigarette pack on her thigh. But a lot of images fade, and no matter how hard I try, I can't get...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Ben Foster - Ben Kurtzman
    [Tag:memory, oblivion, 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]
  • “I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time... like tears in rain... Time to die.”
    Rutger Hauer - Roy Batty
    [Tag:death, remembrance, time]
  • “- Zed: Mickey! He's dead! He killed him!
    - Laura: I'm sure the academy will pay for it.
    - Zed: No, you don't understand. It's like a sentimental thing. It was the last thing I stole before joining the academy.”

    Bobcat Goldthwait - Zed
    Corinne Bohrer - Laura
    [Tag:police, remembrance, thieves]
  • “- 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]