Recollection Quotes

Vladimir Nabokov

I think it is all a matter of love; the more you love a memory the stronger and stranger it becomes

Harold Pinter

There are some things one remembers even though they may never have happened.

John Thai

Photography is never real, it’s merely one of many ways of telling the truth.

William Wordsworth

The thought of our past years in me doth breed Perpetual benediction: not indeed For that which is most worthy to be blest - Delight and liberty, the simple creed Of Childhood, whether busy or at rest, With new-fledged hope still fluttering in his breast.

Virginia Woolf

I can only note that the past is beautiful because one never realises an emotion at the time. It expands later, and thus we don't have complete emotions about the present, only about the past.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Its really hard to recall the day you became friends with special people.

Daniel L. Schacter

Thus, the "memories" that people reported contained little information about the event they were trying to recall (the speaker's tone of voice) but were greatly influenced by the properties of the retrieval cue that we gave them (the positive or negative facial expression).

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