memory

A Quote by Sir William Blackstone on memory and time

Time whereof the memory of man runneth not to the contrary.

Sir William Blackstone (1723 - 1780)

Source: Commentaries. Chap. xviii. Section 472.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on memory

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Still are the thoughts to memory dear.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Rokeby. 1813, Canto i. Stanza 32.

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A Quote by Sir Walter Scott on life, memory, and men

Thus aged men, full loth and slow, The vanities of life forego, And count their youthful follies o'er, Till Memory lends her light no more.

Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)

Source: Rokeby. Canto v. Stanza 1.

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A Quote by Sir Thomas Beecham on difficulty, magic, memory, and music

Great music is that which penetrates the ear with facility and leaves the memory with difficulty. Magical music never leaves the memory.

Sir Thomas Beecham (1879 - 1961)

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A Quote by Sir Robert Baden-Powell on dedication, guidance, memory, time, and world

Commemorative stone in the floor of the Chapel of St. George in Westminster Abbey, London, dedicated in 1947: TO THE MEMORY OF ROBERT BADEN-POWELL CHIEF SCOUT OF THE WORLD 1857-1941 Upon one side of the stone was the badge of the Boy Scouts, the arrow-head to point the true way as it had pointed the way for sailors and navigators from the time of the earliest maps; and on the other the badge of the Girl Guides-the three-leafed clover.

Sir Robert Baden-Powell (1857 - 1941)

Source: Hilary Saint George Saunders, The Left Handshake, London, 1948. Chapter II

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A Quote by Sir Joshua Reynolds on inventions and memory

Invention, strictly speaking, is little more than a new combination of those images which have been previously gathered and deposited in the memory. Nothing can be made of nothing; he who has laid up no materials can produce no combinations.

Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723 - 1792)

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A Quote by Sir James Matthew Barrie on god and memory

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God gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.

Sir James Matthew Barrie (1860 - 1937)

Source: British Playwright,

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A Quote by Sidonie Gabrielle Claudine Colette on losing and memory

By means of an image we are often able to hold on to our lost belongings. But it is the desperateness of losing which picks the flowers of memory, binds the bouquet.

Sidonie Gabrielle Claudine Colette (1873 - 1954)

Source: Mes Apprentissages, 1936

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A Quote by Seymore Cray on memory

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Memory is like an orgasm. It's a lot better if you don't have to fake it.

Seymore Cray

Source: on virtual memory

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A Quote by Sara Teasdale on gold, heart, memory, and time

Into my heart's treasury I slipped a coin That Time cannot take Nor a thief purloin- O better than the minting Of a gold-crowned king Is the safe-kept memory Of a lovely thing.

Sara Teasdale (1884 - 1933)

Source: The Coin

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