Ultimate 120+ Lovely Old Quotes About Memories, Childhood, Old Friends

Lovely Sayings About Old Quotes Memories | Memories are often some of the most cherished things we have. The older we get, the more memories we accumulate. What’s even more special is that these memories become a part of who we are as people and as a society as a whole.

In this collection, you’ll find 120 quotes from some of the world’s most profound thinkers about the importance of memories and how they make up our identity.

Old Memories Quotes

“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.”

― Rumi

“Man is a mystery. It needs to be unravelled, and if you spend your whole life unravelling it, don’t say that you’ve wasted time. I am studying that mystery because I want to be a human being.”

― Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“Make new friends, but keep the old; Those are silver, these are gold.”

– Joseph Parry

“You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old.”

– George Burns

“You can never plan the future by the past.”

— Edmund Burke

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.”

— Robert Frost

“Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.”

– Omar Khayyam

“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”

– Oscar Wilde

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.”

– Soren Kierkegaard

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”

– Mae West

“Life ought to be a struggle of desire toward adventures whose nobility will fertilize the soul.”

– Rebecca West

“You can’t live your life for other people. You’ve got to do what’s right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.”

– The Notebook

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– Unknown

“Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.”

― Rumi

“Life is 10 percent what you make it, and 90 percent how you take it.”

― Irving Berlin

“No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.”

― Haruki Murakami

“Only the dead have seen the end of war.”

― Plato

Random Quotes On Old Memories

“People are just about as happy as they make up their minds to be.”

– Abraham Lincoln

“A wise man learns by the mistakes of others, a fool by his own.”

– Latin Proverb

“It’s not the load that weighs you down, it’s how you carry it.”

– C.S. Lewis

“The seat of knowledge is in the head, of wisdom, in the heart.”

– William Hazlitt

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– Unknown

“People generally see what they look for, and hear what they listen for.”

– Harper Lee

“Everyone in life is gonna hurt you; you just have to figure out which people are worth the pain.”

– Erica Baican

“A loving heart is the beginning of all knowledge.”

– Thomas Carlyle

“Forgiveness is the final form of love.”

– Reinhold Niebuhr

“There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.”

– Franklin D. Roosevelt

“No one ever finds life worth living – one has to make it worth living.”

– Winston Churchill

“Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.”

– Les Brown

“An unexamined life is not worth living.”

– Socrates

“Life is much more fun if you live it in the spirit of play and collaboration, working with instead of against others.”

– Wally Amos

“To be successful, you must act big, think big and talk big.”

– Unknown

“There is more to life than increasing its speed.”

– Mahatma Gandhi

“Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.”

– Albert Einstein

“All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.”

– Thomas Jefferson

Famous Old Quotes

“When I was young, I admired clever people. Now that I am old, I admire kind people.”

– Abraham Joshua Heschel

“Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years.”

– Ausonius

“The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.”

– Aldous Huxley

“Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years.”

– Ausonius

“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.”

– Abraham Lincoln

“Life is inherently risky. There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing.”

– Denis Waitley

“Mistakes are a part of being human. Appreciate your mistakes for what they are: precious life lessons that can only be learned the hard way.”

– Al Franken

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.”

– Steve Jobs

“You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.”

– Oprah Winfrey

“God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.”

– Voltaire

“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”

– George Bernard Shaw

“All the world old is queer save thee and me, and even thou art a little queer.”

– Robert Owen

“The trick is growing up without growing old.”

– Casey Stengel

“How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are?”

– Satchel Paige

“Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.”

– Franz Kafka

“A good song never gets old.”

– Bad Bunny

Great Childhood Friends Quotes

“I love those connections that make this big old world feel like a little village.”

– Gina Bellman

“Try to keep your soul young and quivering right up to old age.”

– George Sand

“No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.”

– Lin Yutang

“When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is.”

– Oscar Wilde

“Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.”

– Alexander Pope

“Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.”

– John Lennon

“When the going gets tough, the tough get going.”

– Joe Kennedy

“It takes a long time to grow an old friend.”

– John Leonard

“Everything you do and have done has gotten you closer to who you really are and who you aspire to be. So in essence, even if you disagree with what you have done, it was never time wasted.”

– Unknown

“Start with you. Start where you are. Changing the world is an exciting idea. Changing yourself makes it possible.”

– Unknown

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.”

– Lao Tzu

“That which does not kill us makes us stronger.”

– Friedrich Nietzsche

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