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  Memory Quotes
"Memory [is] like a purse,--if it be over-full that it cannot shut, all will drop out of it. Take heed of a gluttonous curiosity to feed on many things, lest the greediness of the appetite of thy memory spoil the digestion thereof."
Thomas Fuller

"Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it."

"The palest ink is better than the best memory."
Chinese Proverb

"Memory depends very much on the perspicuity, regularity, and order of our thoughts. Many complain of the want of memory, when the defect is in the judgment; and others, by grasping at all, retain nothing."
Thomas Fuller

"To be remembered after we are dead, is but poor recompense for being treated with contempt while we are living."
William Hazlitt

"The true art of memory is the art of attention."
Dr Samuel Johnson

"A lot of people mistake a short memory for a clear conscience."
Doug Larson

"A retentive memory is a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness."
Elbert Hubbard

"A man of great memory without learning hath a rock and a spindle and no staff to spin."
George Herbert



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