Quotation Explorer - 'Recollection'

Rosie loved Tom. Rosie had always loved Tom and, although she was unable to measure "always" in terms of years and months, this made perfect sense to her. Their love was not constrained by the mortal bonds of time; it was eternal, ageless and ancient beyond all recollection and record. - Tanya Bullock
You'll spend every Saturday night on the bathroom floor with no recollection of the night before You're a train wreck and everything that's in between Being alone doesn't seem so bad to me - Real Friends
Recollection builds up our personality. Our individuality is based on all the little pieces we assembled in the past. ("The past was her best friend") - Erik Pevernagie
In a certain sense the past is far more real, or at any rate more stable, more resilient than the present. The present slips and vanishes like sand between the fingers, acquiring material weight, only in its recollection. - Andrei Tarkovsky
The sounds of silence are a dim recollection now, like mystery, privacy and paying attention to one thing or one person at a time. - Maureen Dowd
Write in recollection and amazement for yourself. - Kerouac
Liberty is rendered even more precious by the recollection of servitude. - Marcus Tullius Cicero
It is not that the child lives in a world of imagination, but that the child within us survives and starts into life only at rare moments of recollection, which makes us believe, and it is not true, that, as children, we were imaginative? - Cesare Pavese
A poet ought not to pick nature's pocket. Let him borrow, and so borrow as to repay by the very act of borrowing. Examine nature accurately, but write from recollection, and trust more to the imagination than the memory. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
To us, recollection is a holy act; we sanctify the present by remembering the past. To us Jews, the essence of faith is memory. To believe is to remember. - Abraham Joshua Heschel
A young gratuitous smile; trust and distrust;Promiscuities of bed and board and road; The one assured treasureA life, in recollection, truly possessed. - Robert Wells
Recollection, I have found, is usually about half invention... - Wallace Stegner
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