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Part of us believes the new car is better because it lasts longer. But, in fact, that's the worst thing about the new car. It will stay around to disappoint you, whereas a trip to Europe is over. It evaporates. It has the good sense to go away, and you are left with nothing but a wonderful memory.
The mind of a human being is formed only of comparisons made in order to examine analogies, and therefore cannot precede the existence of memory.
Painful events leave scars, true, but it turns out they're largely erasable. Jill Bolte Taylor, the neuroanatomist who had a stroke that obliterated her memory, described the event as losing '37 years of emotional baggage.'
I take my personal upkeep real seriously; my sense of organization and attention to detail; my memory; my business - I love the business.
David Lee Roth
Human memory is short and terribly fickle.
Janine di Giovanni
I came to dedicate my life to opening space to the average person and crafting designs for new spaceships that could take us far from home. But since Apollo ended, such travels were only in our collective memory.
We do not know the true value of our moments until they have undergone the test of memory.
Whether we or 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.
It has always been my practice to cast a long paragraph in a single mould, to try it by my ear, to deposit it in my memory, but to suspend the action of the pen till I had given the last polish to my work.
Memory is very important, the memory of each photo taken, flowing at the same speed as the event. During the work, you have to be sure that you haven't left any holes, that you've captured everything, because afterwards it will be too late.
My earliest memory from childhood is of fishing with my father. And I remember vividly we were in a store, and we were buying a pup tent to go on our first camping trip.
If genetic memory or racial memory persists, is it possible that individual memory also exists from previous lives?
My memory of those places is better than my pictures. That's why I get much more satisfaction out of shooting thematic work that has to do with an idea that I'm searching for, or searching to express.
I read a book a week, man. And I don't have a great memory, but I have a good memory about what I read.
Practicing is not only playing your instrument, either by yourself or rehearsing with others - it also includes imagining yourself practicing. Your brain forms the same neural connections and muscle memory whether you are imagining the task or actually doing it.
The idea is that there is a kind of memory in nature. Each kind of thing has a collective memory. So, take a squirrel living in New York now. That squirrel is being influenced by all past squirrels.
I shall go the way of the open sea, to the lands I knew before you came, and the cool ocean breezes shall blow from me the memory of your name.
Adela Florence Nicolson
Curiosity is as much the parent of attention, as attention is of memory.
There is not any memory with less satisfaction than the memory of some temptation we resisted.
James Branch Cabell
By the time I got to record my first album, I was 26, I didn't need pen or paper - my memory had been trained just to listen to a song, think of the words, and lay them to tape.
The very idea of carrying my memory into eternity devastated me, and I took refuge in atheism.
My favorite Aspen memory is saving an upside-down cake that had exploded from the high altitude.
I been in the blues all my life. I'm still delivering 'cause I got a long memory.
I don't decide to represent anything except myself. But that self is full of collective memory.
I was helped by having a verbatim memory of what happened years ago, even if I can't remember what happened a couple of days ago.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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