Faded Quotes & Fade Sayings On Memories, Feelings, Looks

These faded quotes will inspire you. Faded gradually grow faint and disappear.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging faded quotes, faded sayings, and faded proverbs.

Best Faded Quotes

  1. “Faded smiles oft linger in the face, While grief’s first flakes fall silent on the heart!” ~ Alfred Austin
  2. “I feel half faded away like some figure in the background of an old picture.” ~ Iris Murdoch
  3. “Memories have no life. They’re just pale reminders of a time that’s gone-like faded photographs.” ~ Kevin Brooks
  4. “We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is rounded with asleep.” ~ William Shakespeare

  5. “All that I’ve learned has faded away.” ~ Ronnie Radke
  6. “There sat I, a faded being, under faded leaves.” ~ Franz Kafka
  7. “Faded way too long, I’m floating in and out of consciousness” ~ Drake
  8. “The damage was permanent; there would always be scars. But even the angriest scars faded over time until it was difficult to see them written on the skin at all, and the only thing that remained was the memory of how painful it had been.” ~ Jodi Picoult
  9. “The light of other days is faded, And all their glories past.” ~ Alfred Bunn

  10. “Memories were fine but you couldn’t touch them, smell them or hold them. They were never exactly as the moment was, and they faded with time.” ~ Cecelia Ahern , Memories faded quotes
  11. “It’s the last rose of summer, Left blooming alone.” ~ Thomas Moore
  12. “I am as one who is left alone at a banquet, the lights dead and the flowers faded.” ~ Edward George, Baron George
  13. “We’re just recycled history machines, cavemen in faded blue jeans.” ~ Jimmy Buffett
  14. “My smile faded, and I suddenly felt confused. My heart leapt in my chest. “Why would you do that for me?” “What wouldn’t I do for you?” ~ Richelle Mead

  15. “Kindness is the only service that will stand the storm of life and not wash out. It will wear well and will be remembered long after the prism of politeness or the complexion of courtesy has faded away.” ~ Abraham Lincoln , Faded quotes away
  16. “When the light has sharply faded And you have lost your way Let another’s love guide you It can turn blackest night into day.” ~ Kevin Myers
  17. “Memory can glean, but can never renew. It brings us joys faint as is the perfume of the flowers, faded and dried, of the summer that is gone.” ~ Henry Ward Beecher
  18. “Time seemed to suspend itself, or cease altogether. Place faded away. There was only her self, the center that endured through all times, all events, from the world, from its pain. Timeless, eternal.” ~ Lois Tilton
  19. “What had happened to our love? Somehow it had faded, or worn out, or simply withered away.” ~ Carolyn Meyer

  20. “In my life, I find that memories of the spirit linger and sweeten long after memories of the brain have faded.” ~ Harry Connick, Jr.
  21. “That sun, that light had faded, and she had faded with them. Now she was as grey as the season itself.” ~ Anita Brookner
  22. “Ah, tell me not that memory sheds gladness o’er the past, what is recalled by faded flowers, save that they did not last?” ~ Letitia Elizabeth Landon
  23. “Before the flowers of friendship faded friendship faded.” ~ Gertrude Stein

  24. “When the rose is gone and the garden faded you will no longer hear the nightingale’s song. The Beloved is all; the lover just a veil. The Beloved is living; the lover a dead thing. If love withholds its strengthening care, the lover is left like a bird without care, the lover is left like a bird without wings. How will I be awake and aware if the light of the Beloved is absent? Love wills that this Word be brought forth.” ~ Rumi
  25. “There was a kindliness about intoxication – there was that indescribable gloss and glamour it gave, like the memories of ephemeral and faded evenings.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald
  26. “The eyes of men love to pluck the blossoms from the faded flowers they turn away.” ~ Sophocles
  27. “Men command fewer words than they have ideas to express, and language, as Jean-Paul said, is a dictionary of faded metaphors.” ~ Walter Lippmann

  28. “Autumn is the Sabbath of the year; the time to think of all the past: nature’s calm twilight before the darkness. It does make all men think at times; even the lightest and the worst. The distant days of our springtime, our faded summer comes over us like a dream. We sit in the evening of our life in tender musings, and all that has been takes shadowy form again, and passes through the thoughts.” ~ Cunningham Geikie
  29. “Through her, in microcosm, the wide earth sobbed. The star globe sank in her; the colors faded. The death-dew rose and the wild birds in her breast climbed to her throat and gathered songless, hovering, all tumult, wing to wing, so ardent for those climes where all things end.” ~ Mervyn Peake
  30. “And you’re sorry that the ephemeral beauty has faded so rapidly, so irretrievably, that it flashed so deceptively and pointlessly before your eyes – you’re sorry, for you didn’t even have time to fall in love.” ~ Fyodor Dostoevsky
  31. “Faded the flower and all its budded charms, Faded the sight of beauty from my eyes, Faded the shape of beauty from my arms, Faded the voice, warmth, whiteness, paradise! Vanished unseasonably” ~ John Keats
  32. “Wild is the music of autumnal winds Amongst the faded woods.” ~ William Wordsworth

  33. “Sunsets in themselves are generally superior to sunrises, but with the sunset, we appreciate images drawn from departed peace and faded glory.” ~ George Stillman Hillard
  34. “Love is what we are about, my darling,” she says. “Not even in death has our love faded, for I live in your veins.” ~ Susan Abulhawa
  35. “You find [reverberations from 9/11 ] in them most unexpected places, like graffiti on a wall. Sometimes it’s a faded picture; sometimes it’s a newspaper tacked to a wall. Sometimes it’s weird paraphernalia related to it, home constructed paraphernalia. It resonates through society and continues to resonate today.” ~ Peter van Agtmael
  36. “The expectation of substantive unity between natural science and social science has faded…. Gone is the cosmic intention of placing man in the universe.” ~ Allan Bloom
  37. “A teddy bear is your childhood wrapped up in faded yellow fur, and as such, he commands affection long after he is outgrown.” ~ Pam Brown

  38. “The world is tired, the year is old, The faded leaves are glad to die.” ~ Sara Teasdale
  39. “If we lived forever, if the dews of Adashino never vanished, if the crematory smoke on Toribeyama never faded, men would hardly feel the pity of things. The beauty of life is in its impermanence. Man lives the longest of all living things… and even one year lived peacefully seems very long. Yet for such as love the world, a thousand years would fade like the dream of one night.” ~ Yoshida Kenko
  40. “And once I knew a meditative rose That never raised its head from bowing down, Yet drew its inspiration from the stars. It bloomed and faded here beside the road, And, being a poet, wrote on empty air With fragrance all the beauty of its soul.” ~ Henry Abbey
  41. “The flowers anew, returning seasons bring; but beauty faded has no second spring.” ~ Ambrose Philips

  42. “So generation after generation of men in love with pain and passivity serve out their time in the Zone, silent, redolent of faded sperm, terrified of dying, desperately addicted to the comforts others sell them, however useless, ugly or shallow, willing to have life defined for them by men whose only talent is for death.” ~ Thomas Pynchon
  43. “The greatest and most important problems of life are all in a certain sense insoluble. They can never be solved, but only outgrown. This ‘outgrowing’, as I formerly called it, on further experience was seen to consist in a new level of consciousness. Some higher or wider interest arose on the person’s horizon, and through this widening of view, the insoluble problem lost its urgency. It was not solved logically in its own terms, but faded out when confronted with a new and stronger life-tendency.” ~ Carl Jung
  44. “The flower bloomed and faded. The sun rose and sank. The lover loved and went. And what the poets said in rhyme, the young translated into practice.” ~ Virginia Woolf
  45. “I’m in the mood to get faded, so please bring your finest.” ~ Drake

  46. “Beauty is but a vain and doubtful good; a shining gloss that fadeth suddenly; a flower that dies when it begins to bud; a doubtful good, a gloss, a glass, a flower, lost, faded, broken, dead within an hour.” ~ William Shakespeare
  47. “When all hopes of recognition or honor have faded into distant memory, when purity of heart meets sorrow of mind, when all the world seems to walk in blindness and yet a man works without wearying for that which he loves…only in this moment is passion truly understood” ~ Franz Schubert
  48. “It is easy enough to say that man is immortal simply because he will endure: that when the last ding-dong of doom has clanged and faded from the last worthless rock hanging tideless in the last red and dying evening, that even then there will still be one more sound: that of his puny inexhaustible voice, still talking.” ~ William Faulkner
  49. “I never felt pretty. I don’t feel pretty now. I’m not a pretty person. I don’t like pretty. So I don’t feel badly. And I think it worked out well, because I found that all the girls I know who got by on their looks, as time went on and they faded, they were nothing. And they were very disappointed. When you’re somebody like myself, in order to get around and be attractive, you have to develop something, you have to learn something, you have to do something. So you become a bit more interesting.” ~ Iris Apfel
  50. “He looked at her as a man looks at a faded flower he has gathered, with difficulty recognizing the beauty for which he picked and ruined it.” ~ Leo Tolstoy

  51. “Mattia was right: the days had slipped over her skin like a solvent, one after the other, each removing a very thin layer of pigment from her tattoo, and from both of their memories. The outlines, like the circumstances, were still there, black and well-delineated, but the colors had merged together until they faded into a dull, uniform tonality, a neutral absence of meaning.” ~ Paolo Giordano
  52. “I understand that there are forms of entertainment that can make people weep or jazz them up so they feel like they have had an experience. But I also know that an hour later that’s faded and you are back to the difficult realities of your own life. And we need to help people know how to go beyond those difficulties to a place where God dwells.” ~ Parker J. Palmer
  53. “Though all three men faced the same hardship, their differing perceptions of it appeared to be shaping their fates. Louie and Phil’s hope displaced their fear and inspired them to work toward their survival, and each success renewed their physical and emotional vigor. Mac’s resignation seemed to paralyze him and the less he participated in their efforts to survive, the more he slipped. Though he did the least, as the days passed, it was he who faded the most. Louie and Phil’s optimism, and Mac’s hopelessness, were becoming self-fulfilling.” ~ Laura Hillenbrand
  54. “Memories which someday will become all beautiful when the last annoyance that encumbers them shall have faded out of our minds.” ~ Mark Twain

  55. “You said, ‘I’m going to leave him because my love for you makes any other life a lie.’ I’ve hidden these words in the lining of my coat. I take them out like a jewel thief when no one’s watching. They haven’t faded. Nothing about you has faded. You are still the color of my blood. You are my blood. When I look in the mirror it’s not my own face I see. Your body is twice. Once you once me. Can I be sure which is which?” ~ Jeanette Winterson
  56. “No one paid any attention to how things looked, and as they moved faster and faster everything grew uglier and dirtier, and as everything grew uglier and dirtier they moved faster and faster, and at last a very strange thing began to happen. Because nobody cared, the city slowly began to disappear. Day by day the buildings grew fainter and fainter, and the streets faded away until at last it was entirely invisible. There was nothing to see at all.” ~ Norton Juster , Everything faded quotes
  57. “The old interests of aristocracy – the romance of action, the exalted passions of chivalry and war – faded into the background, and their place was taken by the refined and intimate pursuits of peace and civilization.” ~ Lytton Strachey
  58. “Far away, I could hear them lapping up my brains. Like Macbeth’s witches, the three lithe cats surrounded my broken head, slurping up that thick soup inside. The tips of their rough tongues licked the soft folds of my mind. And with each lick my consciousness flickered like a flame and faded away.” ~ Haruki Murakami
  59. “Popularity – a piece of faded tinsel, that is out of date.” ~ Victor Hugo

  60. “And if I say to you that I am glad of everything we have done together and sorry that we will not be here together in forty years, laughing at a faded photo of you impersonating a lion, it having withered well, you less so, as we stand fabulously old, in a city that understands what spirit it takes to be old, to be beautiful, to be much looked at, to be itself, to be never quite caught, to have a past, to be content, to have seen much, to have remained, to have continued…” ~ Jeanette Winterson
  61. “I never cast a flower away,
    A gift of one who cared for me;
    A flower–a faded flower,
    But it was done reluctantly.” ~ Letitia Elizabeth Landon
  62. “If ever I win a parting token,
    ‘Tis something that has lost its power–
    A chain that has been used and broken,
    A ruined glove, a faded flower;
    Something that makes my pleasure less,
    Something that means–forgetfulness.” ~ Nathaniel Parker Willis
  63. “The melody faded like a rainbow after a storm, or like winds calming down at last, and what was left was calm, and possibility, and relief.” ~ Gregory Maguire

  64. “With your face and your beautiful eyes and the conversations with the little white lies and the faded picture of a beautiful lie you carry me from your car up the stairs, and I broke down crying was she worth this mess? After everything and that little black dress. After everything, I must confess…I need you.” ~ Taylor Swift
  65. “She snatched at the dream that had comforted her for so long. It was faded and thin, like a letter too often read.” ~ Elizabeth George Speare

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