memory

A Quote by Theodore A. Stephens on experience and memory

The strange thing which I have experienced with flower scents, and indeed with all other scents, is that they only recall pleasant memories.

Theodore A. Stephens

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A Quote by Thalassa Cruso on garden, memory, nostalgia, plants, and pleasure

Scents bring memories, and many memories bring nostalgic pleasure. We would be wise to plan for this when we plant a garden.

Thalassa Cruso

Source: To Everything There is a Season, 1973

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A Quote by Thalassa Cruso on certainty, memory, mind, people, photography, and plants

For many people the scent of certain plants can revive memories with a vividness that nothing else can equal, for the sense of smell can be extraordinarily evocative, bringing back pictures as sharp as photographs of scenes that and left the conscious mind.

Thalassa Cruso

Source: To Everything There is a Season, 1973

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A Quote by Tennessee Williams on life, memory, and present

Life is all memory, except for the present moment that goes by so quick you hardly catch it going.

Tennessee Williams (1914 - 1983)

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A Quote by Susan Brownell Anthony on achievement, advertising, goals, life, memory, and wedding

Sooner or later we all discover that the important moments in life are not the advertised ones, not the birthdays, the graduations, the weddings, not the great goals achieved. The real milestones are less prepossessing. They come to the door of memory.

Susan B. Anthony (1820 - 1906)

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A Quote by Steven Wright on justice and memory

Everyone has a photographic memory. Some just don't have film.

Steven Wright (1955 -)

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A Quote by Steven Wright on clarity, conscience, and memory

A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory.

Steven Wright (1955 -)

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A Quote by Stephen Spender on memory, people, and poets

The greatest poets are those with memories so great that they extend beyond their strongest experiences to their minutest observations of people and things far outside their own self-centeredness.

Stephen Spender

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A Quote by Stanley Kauffmann on memory and past

What is a memory? Not a storehouse, not a trunk in the attic, but an instrument that constantly refines the past into a narrative, accessible and acceptable to oneself.

Stanley Kauffmann

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A Quote by Stanislaw J. Lec on memory and reality

You can close your eyes to reality but not to memories.

Stanislaw J. Lec

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