Memories Quotes

At some point memories quotes may be helpful when trying to help a grieving person remember some wonderful memories.  When writing your condolence phrases for a sympathy card or letter, you may want to include one of these quotes as well.  You may also get some helpful ideas to help you express your feelings.



Memory is a way of holding onto the things you love, the things you are, the things you never want to lose.  

From the television show The Wonder Years


God gave us memories that we might have roses in December.  

J.M. Barrie, Courage, 1922


Memory is a child walking along a seashore.  You never can tell what small pebble it will pick up and store away among its treasured things.  

Pierce Harris, Atlanta Journal


The leaves of memory seemed to make
A mournful rustling in the dark.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


Pleasure is the flower that passes; remembrance, the lasting perfume.  

Jean de Boufflers


Things that were hard to bear are sweet to remember.  



He who has gone, so we but cherish his memory, abides with us, more potent, nay, more present than the living man. 

Antoine de Saint-Exupery


Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. 

From a headstone in Ireland


I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories. We find comfort in knowing that our lives have been enriched by having shared their love. 

Leo Buscaglia


Whatever you use these remembrance sayings for, we hope they will be helpful.  Feel free to use what you need or create your own.  You may find that you’d like to create your own by combining a few of these quotes to fully express your condolences.



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Although it's difficult today to see beyond the sorrow,May looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow.

Author Unknown


When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure. 

Author Unknown


He spoke well who said that graves are the footprints of angels.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow