"Where there is peace, God is." ~George Herbert

"Carve your blessings in stone." ~Anon
"I expect to pass through life but once. If therefore, there be any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now, and not defer or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again." ~William Penn
"Dictum sapienti sat est - A word to a wise person is sufficient." ~Cicero Ovid Seneca

"Words pulsate in the veins of my pen"™Leah C. Dancel



"During the times that hurt the most, it is important to remember that the people we lose are never gone from us. They will always exist in the hearts of those they loved, in memories and in their legacy that will continue on forever." ~Tobin Brothers

"He who has not a good memory should never take upon himself the trade of lying." ~Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

“In the life of everyone there is a limited number of experiences which are not written upon the memory, but stamped there with a die; and in the long years after, they can be called up in detail, and every emotion that was stirred by them can be lived through anew; these are the tragedies of life.” ~James Weldon Johnson, The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man

"It takes a huge effort to free yourself from memory, but when you succeed, you start to realize that you’re capable of far more than you have imagined. Visit your soul; don’t visit your past." ~Paulo Coelho

"Life brings simple pleasures to us every day. It is up to us to make them wonderful memories." ~Cathy Allen

"Love leaves a memory no one can steal." ~Anon

"Memory is not just the imprint of the past time upon us, it is the keeper of what is meaningful for our deepest hopes and fears." ~Rollo May

"Memory is the scribe of the soul." ~Aristotle

"Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds will continue in others." ~Rosa Parks

"Most of us do not purposely create our legacies. We live our lives, follow our hearts, try to bravely do what our hearts tell us, and when we die, we are remembered by the collection of stories and memories that make up our lives." ~Krizette Laureta Chu, on How You Will Be Remembered When You Die

“No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.” ~Haruki Murakami

"None of us know how much time we have left on this earth. What is left in the end are your actions, the memories you left behind and how you made people feel. And what you want to leave behind is people to remember you with love." ~Brigitte Nicole

"Oftentimes, the best and sweetest memories are moments when we pause for a while, smile, and treasure a time worth remembering!" ~Rado Gatchalian

"One must never fail to remember where one has been." ~George Daniel Anos

"Please, please remember to slow down in life, appreciate those around you and take the time to make memories of the things that matter.” ~Anon

“So much of our early gladness vanishes utterly from our memory: we can never recall the joy with which we laid our heads on our mother's bosom or rode on our father's back in childhood. Doubtless that joy is wrought up into our nature, as the sunlight of long-past mornings is wrought up in the soft mellowness of the apricot, but it is gone for ever from our imagination, and we can only BELIEVE in the joy of childhood.” ~George Eliot, Adam Bede

“Some of my earliest and fondest memories of my mother are of her kneeling at the side of per bed every night and praying. As a child, I would always get very close to her as she prayed. I would put my ear as close as I could to her mouth and try my best to hear what she was saying to God, but I never could make out the words. Today, being married to an addict myself, I'm pretty sure I know exactly what she was praying.” ~Barbara Bice, Just Right

"Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart." ~Washington Irving (1783-1859)

“The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting” ― Milan Kundera, The Book of Laughter and Forgetting

"The sun glints through the pines, and the heart is pierced in a moment of beauty and strange pain, like a memory of paradise. After that day. . . we become seekers." ~Peter Matthiessen

“The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It's the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared.” ~Lois Lowry, The Giver. (from Haizer Adrias Libcat:

"We didn't realize we were making memories, we just knew we were having fun." ~Winnie the Pooh

"We do not know the true value of our moments until they have undergone the test of memory." ~Georges Duhamel

"We should leave behind beautiful memories for those who will continue to travel on the train of life...." ~John McDonald


"Nostalgia is a file that removes the rough edges from the good old days." ~Doug Larson

“Nostalgia is like a grammar lesson: You find the present tense and the past perfect." Doug Larson


"In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies but the silence of our friends." ~Martin Luther King, Jr.

"People get discouraged. They should remember, from me, it takes courage not to be discouraged.” ~Ben Ferencz, a son of Romanian Jewish immigrants who found refuge in the United States

“Remember that there is always a limit to self-indulgence, but none to self-restraint.” ~Mahatma Gandhi

"We should always remember, the future is not somewhere we are going, it is something we are creating." ~Ian Lowe, ACF President, 2004-2014

"Wide sea, that one continuous murmur breeds along the pebbled shore of memory!" ~John Keats

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