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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Memory
 
A man often admits that his memory is at fault but never his judgment.  1
A strong memory is usually accompanied with an infirm judgment.  Montaigne.  2
All complain of want of memory but none of want of judgment.  3
Bad memory has its root in bad attention.  4
Many complain of their memory, none of their judgment.  5
Memory is the first of faculties that age invades.  6
Memory is the purveyor of reason.  Rambler.  7
Memory is the tax gatherer of the past.  Punch.  8
Memory is the treasurer of the mind.  9
Memory is the treasurer and guardian of all things.  Cicero.  10
Memory tempers prosperity, mitigates adversity and controls youth and delights old age.  Lactantius.  11
Memory, the warder of the brain.  Shakespeare.  12
Much memory and little judgment.  French.  13
Though lost to sight, to memory dear.  14
 
 
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