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  • Aeschylus
    Aeschylus
    Greek dramatist BC 525-456
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    And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.
  • Groucho Marx
    Groucho Marx
    American comic actor 1895-1977
    Groucho Marx
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    I never forget a face, but in your case I'll make an exception.
  • Samuel P. Huntington
    Samuel P. Huntington
    American political scientist, adviser and academic 1927-2008
    Samuel P. Huntington
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    The West won the world not by the superiority of its ideas or values or religion (to which few members of other civilizations were converted) but rather by its superiority in applying organized violence. Westerners often forget this fact; non-Westerners never do.
    Source: The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order (1996) p. 51
  • Charles Haddon Spurgeon
    Charles Haddon Spurgeon
    English Baptist preacher 1834-1892
    Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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    A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you, and were helped by you, will remember you when forget-me-nots are withered. Carve your name on hearts, and not on marble
  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
    Elbert Hubbard
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    A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    Concern for man and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavors. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.
  • Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
    Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
    German Statesman, Philologist 1767-1835
    Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
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    However great an evil immorality may be, we must not forget that it is not without its beneficial consequences. It is only through extremes that men can arrive at the middle path of wisdom and virtue.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
    Confucius
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    I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
  • Maya Angelou
    Maya Angelou
    African-American poet and writer 1928-
    Maya Angelou
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    I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

  • G. Randolf
    G. Randolf
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    Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget.
  • Bill Bryson
    Bill Bryson
    American-British author 1951-
    Bill Bryson
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    We forget just how painfully dim the world was before electricity. A candle, a good candle, provides barely a hundredth of the illumination of a single 100 watt light bulb.
  • Woodrow Wilson
    Woodrow Wilson
    American president 1856-1924
    Woodrow Wilson
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    You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    Young people soon give, and forget insults, but old age is slow in both.
  • Adlai E. Stevenson II
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
    American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
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    Your days are short here; this is the last of your springs. And now in the serenity and quiet of this lovely place, touch the depths of truth, feel the hem of Heaven. You will go away with old, good friends. And don't forget when you leave why you came.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
    Henry Ward Beecher
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    ''I can forgive, but I cannot forget,'' is only another way of saying, ''I cannot forgive.''
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