Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain; and most fools do. But it takes character and self-control to be understanding and forgiving.Dale Carnegie, How To Win Friends And Influence People
Educate the masses, elevate their standard of intelligence, and you will certainly have a successful nation.Alexander Graham Bell
Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus.Alexander Graham Bell
The past beats inside me like a second heart.John Banville
If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.Mark Twain
When the new Receiver failed, the memories that she had received were released. They didn't come back to me. They went...
I don't know, exactly. They went to the place where memories once existed before Receivers were created. Someplace out there - . . . And then the people had access to them. Apparently that's the way it was, once. Everyone had access to memories.
It was chaos... They really suffered for a while. Finally it subsided as the memories were assimilated. But it certainly made them aware of how they need a Receiver to contain all that pain. And knowledge.The Giver, page 131, written by Lois Lowry
I like nonsense; it wakes up the brain cells.Dr. Seuss
Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory, there would be no civilization, no society, no future.Elle Wiesel
Our memory is a more perfect world than the universe. It gives back life to those who no longer exist.Guy de Maupassant
I don’t fear strangers though. I’ve learned more harm can come from familiar faces... I memorize the exact location then stride down the street, skirting the garbage that has spilled from a toppled bin. A shopkeeper pulls a security grate over his store front, the loud metal rattling into place. A trio of students, backpacks slung over their shoulders, jostle each other playfully as I pass them...Jessica Farris, An Anonymous Girl, Chapter 3, written by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
The memory palace or mind palace is a mental place to store images enabling you to recall later. It is also called the method of loci or journey method because you can travel through it in your mind to retrieve what you visually input on those loci or locations.More
Language is wine upon the lipsVirginia Woolf
Wine improves with age. The older I get, the better I like it.Unknown author
Beer is made by men; wine, by God.Martin Luther