1. “Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.” ― Haruki Murakami
2. “The town was paper, but the memories were not.” ― John Green
3. “The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It’s the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared.” ― Lois Lowry
4. “I don’t want to repeat my innocence. I want the pleasure of losing it again.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald
5. “No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.” ― haruki murakami
6. “The past beats inside me like a second heart.” ― John Banville
7. “What i like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce.” ― Karl Lagerfeld
8. “Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.” ― T.S. Eliot
9. “Humans, not places, make memories.” ― Ama Ata Aidoo
10. “He was still too young to know that the heart’s memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good, and that thanks to this artifice we manage to endure the burden of the past.” ― Gabriel García Márquez
11. “There are memories that time does not erase… Forever does not make loss forgettable, only bearable.” ― Cassandra Clare
12. “There comes a time in your life when you have to choose to turn the page, write another book or simply close it.” ― Shannon L. Alder
13. “Nothing is ever really lost to us as long as we remember it.” ― L.M. Montgomery
14. “The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there.” ― L.P. Hartley
15. “There are moments when I wish I could roll back the clock and take all the sadness away, but I have the feeling that if I did, the joy would be gone as well.” ― Nicholas Sparks
16. “Memories are bullets. Some whiz by and only spook you. Others tear you open and leave you in pieces.” ― Richard Kadrey
17. “Maybe when you feel more in love with your memories than with the person standing in front of you.” ― Gunnar Ardelius
18. “Memories are dangerous things. You turn them over and over, until you know every touch and corner, but still you’ll find an edge to cut you.” ― Mark Lawrence
19. “The worst memories stick with us, while the nice ones always seem to slip through our fingers.” ― Rachel Vincent
20. “Your memory feels like home to me. So whenever my mind wanders, it always finds it’s way back to you.” ― Ranata Suzuki
21. “People leave strange little memories of themselves behind when they die.” ― Haruki Murakami
22. “The hardest thing about the road not taken is that you never know where it might have led.” ― Lisa Wingate
23. “Sometimes,” he sighed, “I think the things I remember are more real than the things I see.” ― Arthur Golden
24. “Remembering is easy. It’s forgetting that’s hard.” ― Brodi Ashton
25. “Sharing tales of those we’ve lost is how we keep from really losing them.” ― Mitch Albom
26. “Love is hard to find, hard to keep, and hard to forget.” ― Alysha Speer
27. “Memories, even bittersweet ones, are better than nothing.” ― Jennifer L. Armentrout
28. “Where you come from is gone, where you thought you were going to never was there, and where you are is no good unless you can get away from it” ― Flannery O’ Connor
29. “In the meantime, I could withdraw to my room, could hide and sleep as if I were dead” ― Elizabeth Wurtzel
30. “I could tell you it’s the heart, but what is really killing him is loneliness. Memories are worse than bullets.” ― Carlos Ruiz Zafón
31. “When the remembering was done, the forgetting could begin.” ― Sara Zarr
32. “Some days in late August at home are like this, the air thin and eager like this, with something in it sad and nostalgic and familiar…” ― William Faulkner
33. “Memory is the diary we all carry about with us.” ― Oscar Wilde
34. “You don’t deserve my image in your head. You don’t deserve my memories in your chest.” ― Jamie Weise
35. “No matter how much time passes, no matter what takes place in the interim, there are some things we can never assign to oblivion, memories we can never rub away.” ― Haruki Murakami
36. “Experience had taught me that even the most precious memories fade with the passage of time.” ― Nicholas Sparks
37. “That’s the problem with memories: you can visit them, but you can’t live in them.” ― Shaun David Hutchinson
38. “You are enough to drive a saint to madness or a king to his knees.” ― Grace Willows
39. “I miss that feeling of connection.
40. Knowing he was out there somewhere thinking about me at the same time I was thinking about him.” ― Ranata Suzuki
41. “What are we, if not an accumulation of our memories?” ― S.J. Watson
42. “Maybe memories should be left the way they are.” ― Melina Marchetta
43. “Memories were beastly little creatures, after all—they rose with the faintest whiff of nourishment.” ― Chloe Gong
44. “Dreams are hopeful because they exist as pure possibility. Unlike memories, which are fossils, long dead and buried deep.” ― Shaun David Hutchinson
45. “Sometimes, remembering hurts too much.” ― Jess Rothenberg
46. “Everybody needs his memories. They keep the wolf of insignificance from the door.” ― Saul Bellow
47. “The only real treasure is in your head. Memories are better than diamonds and nobody can steal them from you” ― Rodman Philbrick
48. “The smells of Christmas are the smells of childhood” ― Richard Paul Evans
49. “I don’t fancy colors of the face, I’m always attracted to colors of the brain.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson
50. “People leave traces of themselves where they feel most comfortable, most worthwhile.” ― Haruki Murakami
51. “When it comes to memories, the good and the bad never balance.” ― Jodi Picoult
52. “I am hopelessly in love with a memory. An echo from another time, another place.” ― Michael Faudet
53. “The true definition of mental illness is when the majority of your time is spent in the past or future, but rarely living in the realism of NOW.” ― Shannon L. Alder
54. “He was both everything I could ever want… And nothing I could ever have…” ― Ranata Suzuki
55. “Some memories are realities and are better than anything that can ever happen to one again.” ― Willa Cather
56. “Their memory was something tangible and heavy, and I would carry it with me.” ― Ransom Riggs
57. “What you remember saves you.” ― W. S. Merwin
58. “Let us not burthen our remembrance with A heaviness that’s gone.” ― William Shakespeare
59. “She was a ray of sunshine, a warm summer rain, a bright fire on a cold winter’s day, and now she could be dead because she had tried to save the man she loved.” ― Grace Willows
60. “Happy moments can turn into pain, given time.” ― Matt Haig