Quotes by forgetfulness
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American writer 1891-1980
Fame is an illusive thing - here today, gone tomorrow. The fickle, shallow mob raises its heroes to the pinnacle of approval today and hurls them into oblivion tomorrow at the slightest whim; cheers today, hisses tomorrow; utter forgetfulness in a few months.
Welsh author and mystic 1863-1947
If a man dreams that he has committed a sin before which the sun hid his face, it is often safe to conjecture that, in sheer forgetfulness, he wore a red tie, or brown boots with evening dress.
English playwright and poet 1564-1616
O sleep, O gentle sleep, nature's soft nurse, how have I frightened thee, that thou no more wilt weigh my eye-lids down and steep my senses in forgetfulness?
English poet 1770-1850
Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting. The soul that rises with us, our life's star, hath had elsewhere its setting, and comet from afar: not in entire forgetfulness, and not in utter nakedness, but trailing clouds of glory do we come from God, who is our home.
French authoress 1903-
The memory of most men is an abandoned cemetery where lie, unsung and unhonored, the dead whom they have ceased to cherish. Any lasting grief is reproof to their forgetfulness.
Scottish Poet, Author 1830-1867
We bury love; Forgetfulness grows over it like grass: That is a thing to weep for, not the dead.
American political activist, philosopher, academic, and author 1944-
We live in a society of an imposed forgetfulness, a society that depends on public amnesia.
Nigerian poet and novelist 1959-
When I write a poem, I go into a state of self-forgetfulness, and something higher takes over; I like to call it my best self.
American writer 1842-1914
Forgetfulness. A gift of God bestowed upon debtors in compensation for their destitution of conscience.
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