Forgetting Quotes

Paulo Coelho

If pain must come, may it come quickly. Because I have a life to live, and
If pain must come, may it come quickly. Because I have a life to live, and I need to live it in the best way possible. If he has to make a choice, may he make it now. Then I will either wait for him or forget him.

C. JoyBell C.

If you want to forget something or someone, never hate it, or never hate him/her. Everything
If you want to forget something or someone, never hate it, or never hate him/her. Everything and everyone that you hate is engraved upon your heart; if you want to let go of something, if you want to forget, you cannot hate.

C. JoyBell C.

You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that
You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that they are heavy. So let them go, let go of them. I tie no weights to my ankles.

James Patterson

This time I wouldn't forget him, because I couldn't ever forgive him - for breaking my heart twice.

Gabriel García Márquez

Do not allow me to forget you. Gabriel García Márquez
Do not allow me to forget you

Jay Asher

Maybe if I forgot things once in a while, we'd all be a little bit happier.

Joyce Cary

To forgive is wisdom, to forget is genius. And easier. Because it's true. It's a new world every heart beat.

Jonathan Messinger

The impulse to tell the truth was not as great as the fear of being left off the page.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time.

Nitesh Nishad

Forget your past,
Use your pain;
Accept that pain,
And Achieve the gain.

Rainer Maria Rilke

And when suddenly
the god stopped her and, with anguish in his cry,
uttered the words: ‘He has turned round’ –
she comprehended nothing and said softly: ‘Who?

H. Rider Haggard

Yea, all things live forever, though at times they sleep and are forgotten.

Johnathan Jena

Beauty exists not in what is seen and remembered, but in what is felt and never forgotten.

Norman Klein

...first, in order to remember, something must be forgotten; second, the place where memories are stored has no boundaries. In other words, forgetting is a twin; its tandem effect is best called "simultancous" distraction, the instant when one memory defoliates another. This fuzzy double - one devouring the other - presumably inhibits learning

Jandy Nelson

I don't believe time heals. I don't want it to. If I heal, doesn't that mean I've accepted the world without her?

Auliq Ice

Everything started as nothing.

Stig Dagerman

But then comes a time when forgetting isn't possible. And I do mean a particular time when no amount of dreaming, not then and maybe not ever, can change how naked and unimportant we become in our own eyes.

John Daniel Thieme

To forget would mean the things we never knew
had never waited to be known, never waited
to be forgotten, had never been; waiting
beneath the long dead stars
in time. . .

John Daniel Thieme

. . .the sorrows of the heart yearn
to be erased, for one final atonement
finite and forgetting and whole - but time in its preserving
will not permit forgetting; destroying
only when we can no longer beg
or argue with time
to preserve the brief benisons
a few moments longer than our sins

John Daniel Thieme

. . .though the names of lovers are forgotten in time, their names
written across the sky as ogham threads are traced
between the stars

Jorge Luis Borges

There are those who seek the love of a woman to forget her, to not think about her.

Christmas Humphreys

We will not read of that which hurts our pride or fears or 'feelings'. We forget, or gloss over, or excuse, an experience which injured the tentacles of our personality. We forget the pscyhiatrist's definition of a neurosis as 'refused pain'. In the same way we escape from mental pain. We refuse to believe what we do not like.

Stephen Grosz

As he spoke, I had the mental image of a small boy switching on the nightlight, not because he wants to be able to find his parents during the night, but because he fears his parents will forget him - lose him - in the dark.

John Green

There will come a time,'' I said, ''when all of us are dead. All of us. There will come a time when there are no human beings remaining to remember that anyone ever existed or that our species ever did anything. [...]

Alberto Caeiro

A stagecoach passed by on the road and went on;
And the road didn’t become more beautiful or even more ugly.
That’s human action on the outside world.
We take nothing away and we put nothing back, we pass by and we forget;
And the sun is always punctual every day.


Sreesha Divakaran

And what part of me will begin
To forget you first; the sudden
Pains that shoot to my bruised palms
As I think of you in the cover of the dark,
Or the invisible hand
Clutching at my heart, as it knocks against its savage cage,
Or my still swollen lips
As they remember the touch of your gentle fingertips?

Marie Antoinette

There is nothing new except what has been forgotten.

Raquel Cepeda

For some, excavating the past isn’t an adventure, it’s more akin to tearing a Band-Aid off an open wound.

Katherine Reay

The day we forget the horror, Sam, we will repeat it. Never forget your past. It will make you less human, less than human.

Darren Pillsbury

But people tend to forget what isn't in front of their faces, and most of them are too stupid to read their history.

Roberto Bolaño

The pain, or the memory of pain, that here was literally sucked away by something nameless until only a void was left. The knowledge that this question was possible: pain that turns finally into emptiness. The knowledge that the same equation applied to everything, more or less.

Esra Nur

If you feel better without me, then I am ready to feel bad without you...


Hanya melupakannya? Apakah itu mudah?

Michael Pollan

Howlett speculated that the human cannabinoid system evolved to help us endure (and selectively forget) the routine slings and arrows of life “so that we can get up in the morning and do it all over again.” It is the brain’s own drug for coping with the human condition.

Yvette Christiansë

Sleeping is forgetting and forgetting is peace.

Andrew Galasetti

We gonna be a family again in Heaven. It takes some strong patience, but the Lord will come through. And as long as we here, we can get on living by never forgetting. Never forgetting and always remembering.

Fernando Pessoa

I’ve dreamed a lot. I’m tired now from dreaming but not tired of dreaming. No one tires of dreaming, because to dream is to forget, and forgetting does not weigh on us, it is a dreamless sleep throughout which we remain awake. In dreams I have achieved everything.

David Eso

…when something is gone but not forgotten, melancholy must linger on, especially when the dreamer does not want to forget. - Robert Kroetsch to Martann -, 1947 (age 20)

Alexa Anderson

Sometimes we focus on the lyrics too much and forget to dance to the music.

Katherine Catmull

The bird music sank into her, like a song you used to know but forgot long ago. You hear a piano play it some day, and for a minute you feel a happy pain, but you don't know why. Bird felt like that.

Sarah Dessen

Like it takes so little not only to change something, but to make you forget the way it once was, as well.

Walt Disney

That's the real trouble with the world, too many people grow up. They forget.

Jodi Lynn Anderson

Friends, she had realized, could make you do that. Forget the things that worried you most.

Cecelia Ahern

I don’t want to be
one of those easily forgotten people, so important at the time, so special, so
influential, and so treasured, yet years later just a vague face and a distant

Dejan Stojanovic

We forget old stories, but those stories remain the same.

Dejan Stojanovic

Absolute is a game with only one player where Absolute forgets itself so it would have a reason to fulfill the motion while returning.

American Pregnancy Association

Healing doesn’t mean forgetting or making the memories insignificant. Healing means refocusing

Koji Suzuki

There was no more meaningless phrase in all of language than "Cheer up!" The only way to get someone to cheer up was to help them forget, and saying "cheer up" had quite the opposite effect, only reminding the person why he or she was depressed in the first place.


They had learned nothing and forgotten nothing.

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