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Greek dramatist BC 525-456
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.
American comic actor 1895-1977
I never forget a face, but in your case I'll make an exception.
Samuel P. Huntington
American political scientist, adviser and academic 1927-2008
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
English Baptist preacher 1834-1892
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
American writer and publisher 1859-1915
A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness.
German - American physicist 1879-1955
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
German Statesman, Philologist 1767-1835
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.
Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
African-American poet and writer 1928-
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.
Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget.
American-British author 1951-
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.
American president 1856-1924
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.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
Young people soon give, and forget insults, but old age is slow in both.
Adlai E. Stevenson II
American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
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
American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
''I can forgive, but I cannot forget,'' is only another way of saying, ''I cannot forgive.''
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