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John Still Quotes and Sayings

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The memories of men are too frail a thread to hang history from.
- John Still

I love the rain - it washes memories
off the sidewalk of life.
- the movie Play It Again, Sam

The heart of marriage is memories; and if the two of
you happen to have the same ones and can savor your reruns,
then your marriage is a gift from the gods.
- Bill Cosby

I take every opportunity to articulate to others
the ways that they have blessed and influenced me.
I hold sweet memories of making the opportunity
to thank teachers who have influenced me.
I encourage everyone to seize opportunities
to tell people who have made a gift of knowledge or influence.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

 

I cannot know the pain you feel.
I cannot share your memories or your loss.
My words of sympathy are beneath measure, yet
know that my heart reaches out with love to your heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Confused Memories of Childhood:
Hate to my father, cruel hate,
confused with love - a mix not great.
The man I love - the man I hate;
the man I want to emulate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

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For food that stays our hunger,
For rest that brings us ease,
For homes where memories linger,
We give our thanks for these.
- Anonymous

A mother's happiness is like a beacon,
lighting up the future but reflected also on the past
in the guise of fond memories.
- Honore de Balzac

Personally, I have fond memories of playing
on slippery rocks on the banks of a rushing river
as a child and hitchhiking in college.
To those who say, "But times are different now,"
I reply that statistically life is much safer now
than in the 1950s, with regard to both crime and accidents.
What has changed is our attitudes.
In those years, a broken leg from falling off a swing
or the back of a tractor was just part of childhood -
an excuse for gathering autographs.
Today that broken leg would be a source
of outrage and probably lawsuits.
I long for a simpler time when life was taken less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One of my earliest memories is of my father carrying
me in one arm with a picket sign in the other.
- Camryn Manheim

Mind can never be intelligent - only no-mind is intelligent.
Only no-mind is original and radical.
Only no-mind is revolutionary - revolution in action.
The mind gives you a sort of stupor.
Burdened by the memories of the past,
burdened by the projections of the future,
you go on living - at the minimum.
You dont live at the maximum.
Your flame remains very dim.
Once you start dropping thoughts,
the dust that you have collected in the past,
the flame arises - clean, clear, alive, young.
Your whole life becomes a flame,
and a flame without any smoke.
That is what awareness is.
- Osho

In some instances, the accuracy of past-life memories
can be objectively verified,
sometimes with remarkable detail.
- Stanislav Grof

Some of my finest memories are from my time at the University of Texas.
College baseball, I love it.
- Roger Clemens

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

A stone is ingrained with geological and historical memories.
- Andy Goldsworthy

Every passion borders on the chaotic,
but the collector's passion borders on the chaos of memories.
- Walter Benjamin

Leftovers in their less visible form are called memories.
Stored in the refrigerator of the mind and the cupboard of the heart.
- Thomas Fuller

Too many people have been analyzing their pasts,
their childhoods, their memories, their parents,
and realizing that it doesn't do anything-or that it doesn't do enough.
- James Hillman

Sentences are like sharp nails, which force truth upon our memories.
- Denis Diderot

The Olympics: not one of my better memories.
- Debi Thomas

I read less of everything now.
With only fond memories of others' work,
it will be interesting to give my own journal writing a try now.
- Jonathan Carroll

Memories are like mulligatawny soup in a cheap restaurant.
It is best not to stir them.
- P. G. Wodehouse

I have memories - but only a fool stores his past in the future.
- David Gerrold

Memories are the key not to the past,
but to the future.
- Corrie Ten Boom

The poetry of a people comes from the deep recesses of the unconscious,
the irrational and the collective body of our ancestral memories.
- Margaret Walker

Since I'm always working, my best holiday memories
are definitely when I can just go home and spend time with my family.
- Chris Brown

There are a lot of good memories, and because I was injured,
during the rehab, I met my wife.
The tennis was very good but the injuries were good for something too.
- Richard Krajicek

My memories are inside me - they're not things or a place -
I can take them anywhere.
- Olivia Newton-John

Thinking so hard on her soft eyes and memories of the signs that it's over.
It's over.
- Jeff Buckley

I must apologise because I know all writers have memories
of being on the outer because it's the children on
the side of the playground who become the dangerous writers.
- Thomas Keneally

A life-long blessing for children is to fill them with
warm memories of times together.
Happy memories become treasures in the heart to pull
out on the tough days of adulthood.
- Charlotte Davis Kasl

To understand a man, you must know his memories.
The same is true of a nation.
- Anthony Quayle

Those fields of daisies we landed on,
and dusty fields and desert stretches.
Memories of many skies and earths beneath us -
many days,
many nights of stars.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

If dreams are like movies, then memories are films about ghosts.
- Adam Duritz

My parents kept us sheltered from this world of Hollywood.
I don't have any great memories of bouncing on Cary
Grant's knee or something like that.
- Tony Goldwyn

What makes old age hard to bear is not the failing of one's faculties,
mental and physical, but the burden of one's memories.
- W. Somerset Maugham

There was a chance for me to write one song for the
section where Elvis sat in his black leather outfit and sang the old hits.
At eight oclock the next morning I had written Memories.
- Mac Davis

Newlyweds, they have this ideal, this picture of what marriage is like,
something similar of their favorite memories growing up.
If only it were that simple.
- William Taylor

Nostalgia, the vice of the aged.
We watch so many old movies our memories come in monochrome.
- Angela Carter

I have lots of favourite memories but I can't say that I have a favourite film.
- John Hurt

I wanted my children to have the same exposure to the water I had.
My strongest memories of Northeast Harbor are going
in a small Whaler with my dad,
looking for osprey.
- Parker Stevenson

True nostalgia is an ephemeral composition of disjointed memories.
- Florence King

The cybermen are good monsters, I think.
My earliest memories are of the cybermen from when
I used to watch when I was younger.
It's nice to have them back.
- Sarah Sutton

I shot Footloose nearby, and we used to hike.
Very fond memories.
- Dianne Wiest

Lost in Space brings back a lot of memories for people,
and I think that any time you're involved in something
that has such a long-lasting appeal,
you feel very blessed by that.
- Angela Cartwright

So much of what we do is ephemeral and quickly forgotten,
even by ourselves, so it's gratifying to have something
you have done linger in people's memories.
- John Williams

I have a lot of objects in my space,
little things,
reminders, memories.
- Marc Newson

We all have our time machines.
Some take us back, they're called memories.
Some take us forward, they're called dreams.
- Jeremy Irons

I never saw my grandfather because he had died before I was born,
but I have good memories of my grandmother and of how
she could play the piano at the old house.
- John Forbes Nash, Jr.

A cigar is as good as memories that you have when you smoked it.
- Raul Julia

Memories are doing funny things to us.
- Milos Forman

Our memories are card indexes consulted and then returned
in disorder by authorities whom we do not control.
- Cyril Connolly

He had to deal all at once with the packed regrets
and stifled memories of an inarticulate lifetime.
- Edith Wharton

Some memories are realities, and are better than anything
that can ever happen to one again.
- Willa Cather

I'm proud of what I achieved there, but a life built
on memories is not much of a life.
- Eric Cantona

My earliest memories are the best.
I always try to remember the good times when Daddy was alive.
- Jayne Mansfield

You want to do mankind a real service?
Tell funnier jokes.
- the Woody Allen movie Stardust Memories (1980)

The museums and parks are graveyards above the ground-
congealed memories of the past that act as a pretext for reality.
- Robert Smithson

They say I live a fast life.
Maybe I just like a fast life.
I wouldn't give it up for anything in the world.
It won't last forever, either.
But the memories will.
- Dennis Wilson

I have no memories I'm prepared to share with you.
- Peter O'Toole

I was in Woody Allen's Stardust Memories in 1980.
It was only a bit part and I didn't get to speak but
I felt that I was in a real movie and heading where
I had always wanted to be.
- Sharon Stone

I think it would be interesting if old people got anti-Alzheimer's
disease where they slowly began to recover other people's lost memories.
- George Carlin

Every journey into the past is complicated by delusions,
false memories, false namings of real events.
- Adrienne Rich

I acknowledge the privilege of being alive in a human body at this moment,
endowed with senses, memories, emotions,
thoughts, and the space of mind in its wisdom aspect.
- Alex Grey

Writing a book is a very lonely business.
You are totally cut off from the rest of the world,
submerged in your obsessions and memories.
- Mario Vargas Llosa

Your brain forms roughly 10,000 new cells every day,
but unless they hook up to preexisting cells with strong memories,
they die.
Serves them right.
- Doug Coupland

The ancient Greek oral poets all had this anxiety about
the deficiencies of their memories and always began
poems by praying to the Muse to help them remember.
- David Antin

Memories are like stones, time and distance erode them like acid.
- Ugo Betti

And I've been walking 'round with memories way too long.
- Iris Dement

There is nothing like an odor to stir memories.
- William McFee


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