Never let your memories be greater than your dreams.— Douglas Ivester
Professional Our Memories quotations
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
Good memories are our second chance at happiness.
Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women in the service of our country can never be repaid. They have earned our undying gratitude. America will never forget their sacrifices.
Remember how far you've come, not just how far you have to go. You are not where you want to be, but neither are you where you used to be.
Close friends are truly life's treasures.
Sometimes they know us better than we know ourselves. With gentle honesty, they are there to guide and support us, to share our laughter and our tears. Their presence reminds us that we are never really alone.
You are told a lot about your education, but some beautiful, sacred memory, preserved since childhood, is perhaps the best education of all. If a man carries many such memories into life with him, he is saved for the rest of his days. And even if only one good memory is left in our hearts, it may also be the instrument of our salvation one day.
Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
If we do not fill our mind with prayer, it will fill itself with anxieties, worries, temptations, resentments, and unwelcome memories.
We all have our time machines, don't we.
Those that take us back are memories...And those that carry us forward, are dreams.
We die to each other daily. What we know of other people is only our memory of the moments during which we knew them. And they have changed since then. To pretend that they and we are the same is a useful and convenient social convention which must sometimes be broken. We must also remember that at every meeting we are meeting a stranger.
Live the way you want to be remembered.
I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death.
They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories. We find comfort in knowing that our lives have been enriched by having shared their love.
Music, at its essence, is what gives us memories.
And the longer a song has existed in our lives, the more memories we have of it.
The sound of the sea, the curve of a horizon, wind in leaves, the cry of a bird leave manifold impression in us. And suddenly, without our wishing it at all, one of these memories spills from us and finds expression in musical language...I want to sing my interior landscape with the simple artlessness of a child.
The axe forgets what the tree remembers.
I close my eyes And sink within myself Relive the gift of precious memories In need of a fix called innocence When did it begin?The change to come was undetectable The open wounds expose the importance of Our innocence A high that can never be bought or sold
Our memory is a more perfect world than the universe: it gives back life to those who no longer exist.
You keep your past by having sisters.
As you get older, they're the only ones who don't get bored if you talk about your memories.
Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.
The past exists only in our memories, the future only in our plans. The present is our only reality.
Even grief recedes with time and grace.
But our resolve must not pass. Each of us will remember what happened that day, and to whom it happened. We'll remember the moment the news came -- where we were and what we were doing. Some will remember an image of a fire, or a story of rescue. Some will carry memories of a face and a voice gone forever.
Forgiving does not erase the bitter past.
A healed memory is not a deleted memory. Instead, forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of our past into a hope for our future.
Spend time with those you love. One of these days you will say either: "I wish I had" or "I'm glad I did".
Water has a memory and carries within it our thoughts and prayers.
As you yourself are water, no matter where you are, your prayers will be carried to the rest of the world.
We lead our lives like water flowing down a hill, going more or less in one direction until we splash into something that forces us to find a new course.
The past is only an unreliable memory held in the present.
The future is only a projection of our present conceptions. The present itself vanishes as soon as we try to grasp it. So why bother with attempting to establish an illusion of solid ground?
You can't rush something you want to last forever.
Live with your memories and keep them as memories and that’s great.
Forget the bad times just remember the good ones and you know and hope tomorrow is a good day
Our most treasured family heirloom are our sweet family memories.
The past is never dead, it is not even past.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
People don't realize that now is all there ever is; There is no past or future except as memory or anticipation in your mind.
You won't be free from guilt if you are constantly replaying the negative memories of your past. If you're going to replay anything, replay your victories!
Unless we change our ways and our direction, our greatness as a nation will soon be a footnote in the history books, a distant memory of an offshore island, lost in the mist of time like Camelot, remembered kindly for its noble past.
He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog.
You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion. Our dogs will love and admire the meanest of us, and feed our colossal vanity with their uncritical homage.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
Distance never seperates two hearts that really care, for our memories span the miles and in seconds we are there. But whenever I start feeling sad cuz I miss you I remind myself how lucky I am to have someone so special to miss.
We're all just memories of our future selves.
You have to begin to lose your memory, if only in bits and pieces, to realize that memory is what makes our lives. Life without memory is no life at all... Our memory is our coherence, our reason, our feeling, even our action. Without it we are nothing.
Examine the past, but don't live in it.
We all have our time machines. Some take us back, they're called memories. Some take us forward, they're called dreams.
Nostalgia, the vice of the aged. We watch so many old movies our memories come in monochrome.
I'm interested in memory because it's a filter through which we see our lives, and because it's foggy and obscure, the opportunities for self-deception are there. In the end, as a writer, I'm more interested in what people tell themselves happened rather than what actually happened.
I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours, to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of Freedom.
I consider it an indispensible duty to close this last solemn act of my official life by commending the interests of our dearest country to the protection of Almighty God and those who have the superintendence of them into his Holy keeping.