Quotes by forgetfulness

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  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
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    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.
  • Arthur Machen
    Arthur Machen
    Welsh author and mystic 1863-1947
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    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.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    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?
  • William Wordsworth
    William Wordsworth
    English poet 1770-1850
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    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.
  • Marguerite Yourcenar
    Marguerite Yourcenar
    French authoress 1903-
    Marguerite Yourcenar
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    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.
  • Alexander Smith
    Alexander Smith
    Scottish Poet, Author 1830-1867
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    We bury love; Forgetfulness grows over it like grass: That is a thing to weep for, not the dead.
  • Angela Davis
    Angela Davis
    American political activist, philosopher, academic, and author 1944-
    Angela Davis
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    We live in a society of an imposed forgetfulness, a society that depends on public amnesia.
  • Ben Okri
    Ben Okri
    Nigerian poet and novelist 1959-
    Ben Okri
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    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.
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
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    Forgetfulness. A gift of God bestowed upon debtors in compensation for their destitution of conscience.
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