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Immortality. We all want to be remembered: We want to do things that will make people say, 'Isn't he wonderful?'
I am still being recognized as Joanie and probably will as long as Happy Days is playing on TV and remembered by Happy Days fans. It has and will always be a pleasure and a honor for me to be a part of it.
I suppose I would like to be remembered as one of the funniest men that people have seen on television.
That we must all die, we always knew; I wish I had remembered it sooner.
To be remembered after we are dead, is but poor recompense for being treated with contempt while we are living.
I barely remembered my father; I'm confused between genuine memory and the few photographs that survived.
I had a meeting in LA in which they took a really overstuffed hour and a half. It was as close to old Hollywood as I remembered it in the last 20 years.
David Ogden Stiers
The function of memory is not only to preserve, but also to throw away. If you remembered everything from your entire life, you would be sick.
The thing that means the most to me is being remembered as a Yankee, because that's what I've always wanted to be, was to be a Yankee.
I think that a lot of women that know they're going to be part of history somehow decide to have a character to be remembered by.
My friend Quincy Jones says we won our first Grammys together in 1963. I have no recollection. I don't even remember the room. When he showed me the picture, I remembered what I wore. But it's like awards don't mean anything.
I'd like to be remembered as someone who showed up for the job. I consider myself a worker.
Kennedy is remembered as a success mainly because of what came after: Johnson and Vietnam. Nixon and Watergate.
I'd like just to be remembered as a guy that came along and did his music, did his best and showed up on time, clean and ready to do the job, wrote a few songs, and had a hell of a time.
The first arrival of earthly life on another celestial body ranks as an epochal event not only for our generation, but in the history of our planet. Neil Armstrong was at the cusp of the Apollo programme. This was a collective technological effort of epic scale, but his is the one name sure to be remembered centuries hence.
It's been the video game ever since I got out of coaching. Even when I was an announcer, fewer and fewer people remembered me as 'Coach,' and as the years went on, people just started knowing me from the game.
Historians will look back and say, 'Foreign policy in the Ford presidency was very much dominated by Kissinger, with a kind of continuity from the Nixon period.' Ford is not going to be remembered as a really significant foreign policy maker.
My goal is to be remembered as a human being and as a great performer.
I hope to be remembered for writing books about social justice that also have enough aesthetic value to endure as works of literature.
Donna Summer would be remembered as a ground-breaking artist today even if she'd retired the day after she recorded 'I Feel Love' in 1977.
I would like to be forgotten. What's so good about being remembered?
I don't really care how I am remembered as long as I bring happiness and joy to people.
Bhutto's regime is remembered for having one of the worst human rights records in Pakistan's history, and her government did not allow the media freedoms she criticizes Musharraf for crushing.
When they thought of me, they always remembered the vacuous Billie Dawn. It was as simple as that.
It's possible to be satisfied with a day's work or a cake, but a life... what is a life but a history of events badly remembered?
Obama wants to be thought of as the president who freed us from foreign oil. But if he doesn't show some political courage, he may well be remembered as the president who cooked the planet.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Words of love, are works of love.
William R. Alger
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