Moments are significant not by the actual time but by their effect on us. Life gives us brief moments with another but sometimes in those brief moments, we get memories that last a life time. This is common to both good and bad moments which linger in our minds for a long time. The bad moments, if given a chance to rectify, can be set right but we all know that this is impossible. Therefore, we have to put up with the moments whether we like them or not. These moments have the capability of occupying our memory for a long period of time, in spite of our efforts to forget them. As one Spanish proverb says, ‘there is no happiness; there are only moments of happiness”. We seem to seize the moments but the fact of the matter is that moments seize us. Here are quotes on moments given by great thinkers and philosophers. Read them; they bring in your own memories.