Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.
I do not wish to treat friendships daintily, but with the roughest courage. When they are real, they are not glass threads or frost-work, but the solidest thing we know.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Don't forget that everything you deal with is only one thing and nothing else.
If the other person injures you, you may forget the injury; but if you injure him you will always remember.
I wish that I spoke more languages. I speak a couple languages, but not well enough to really dub myself. French is really the only one, and it's a difficult thing.
Develop interest in life as you see it; in people, things, literature, music - the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.
My parents were working in a hospital in Memphis. But I didn't live there for any length of time that I remember. The first thing I remember is the town in Mississippi that I live in now, Charleston.
When Man evolved Pity, he did a queer thing - deprived himself of the power of living life as it is without wishing it to become something different.
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are thoroughly alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger after them.
Even on a personal note, my dressing table downstairs is crowded with things, like a mini landscape. It's a city with buildings and towers and roads. There's a pool and a little park. When I move something around it becomes a different tableau.
I try to remember, as I hear about friends getting engaged, that it's not about the ring. It's a grave thing, getting married.
You're always in a different headspace when you make each record, so hopefully they're all different. You just pick up things that you wish you hadn't done on the first one.
I photograph the things that I do not wish to paint, the things which already have an existence.
Relax, let go. But remember only one thing: You are a witness.
Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever... it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.
Perhaps even these things, one day, will be pleasing to remember.
It behooves every man to remember that the work of the critic is of altogether secondary importance, and that, in the end, progress is accomplished by the man who does things.
Not the power to remember, but its very opposite, the power to forget, is a necessary condition for our existence.
When things are steep, remember to stay level-headed.
Tell me, I forget, show me, I remember, Involve me, I understand.
Always remember that the most important thing in a good marriage is not happiness, but stability.
There are some movies that I would like to forget, for the rest of my life. But even those movies teach me things.
Remember always that the ultimate value is meditation, so anything you do, do meditatively; and all things can be done in a meditative way.