11 Powerful Quotes About Making Memories

The power of memories is hard to overstate. We’re capable of remembering events we attended, games we played, people we met, and so much more from years and even decades ago. Even an exchange that may have lasted for a minute or two, all that time ago, can etch itself into our memories. 

We were thinking about this power of memories and how important it is to spend time doing the things you love with the people you love. We compiled some quotes that encapsulate why memory-making is so essential, and we want to share those with you! At the end of this post, we also offer some insight regarding effective ways to help preserve the lovely memories you make.

Quotes About Making Memories

“The most beautiful things are not associated with money; they are memories and moments. If you don’t celebrate those, they can pass you by.”

Alek Wek


“One of the best ways to make yourself happy in the present is to recall happy times from the past. Photos are a great memory-prompt, and because we tend to take photos of happy occasions, they weight our memories to the good.”

Gretchen Rubin


“The memories we make with our family is everything.”

Candace Cameron Bure

beach time with family

“We all have our time machines. Some take us back, they’re called memories. Some take us forward, they’re called dreams.”

Jeremy Irons


“I believe that without memories there is no life, and that our memories should be of happy times.”

Lee Radziwill


“You shouldn’t wait for other people to make special things happen. You have to create your own memories.”

Heidi Klum

family memories

“A life-long blessing for children is to fill them with warm memories of times together. Happy memories become treasures in the heart to pull out on the tough days of adulthood.”

Charlotte Kasl


“Grief and memory go together. After someone dies, that’s what you’re left with. And the memories are so slippery yet so rich.”

Mike Mills


“Adventure is important in life. Making memories matters […] [E]ffort from imagination and following adventure creates stories that you keep forever. And anyone can do it.”

Rob Lowe

hiking adventure

“It’s realizing that a great dream is not as good as a great memory. The dream can be had by anyone. The memory – must be made.”

Eric Thomas


“We didn’t realize we were making memories, we just knew we were having fun.”

A.A. Milne


Gift Ideas to Help People Preserve Memories

Our lives are full of memorable moments, but it can be difficult to remember all of these special times. Fortunately, preserving your important memories doesn’t have to be difficult. Whether you do this for your own memories or create a special gift to help capture a friend or loved one’s cherished memory, we can help. As a company, one of our top goals is to help our customers create memories for life. 

family word-art photo canvas

Photos definitely have a large role to play here, as they powerfully represent memories you’ve made. And with personalized photo gifts, you can easily commemorate special events by capturing the moment and then putting that image on a beautiful item that you can wear or display. 

photo blanket for graduation

People, too, sadly become memories when they pass away, and we naturally seek ways of honoring their life and the memories they’ve left us with. This is where memorial gifts can be incredibly powerful. Putting the departed individual’s name or photo on a garden flag, memorial Christmas ornament, or acrylic keepsake helps to keep them close to your heart.

glass memorial photo ornament

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