Quotes by forgetting

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  • Viktor E. Frankl
    Viktor E. Frankl
    Austrian psychiatrist 1905-
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    Only to the extent that someone is living out this self transcendence of human existence, is he truly human or does he become his true self. He becomes so, not by concerning himself with his self's actualization, but by forgetting himself and giving himself, overlooking himself and focusing outward.
  • Laurence J. Peter
    Laurence J. Peter
    Canadian educator and hierarchiologist 1919-1990
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    Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it.
  • 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.
  • Paul Cézanne
    Paul Cézanne
    French artist and Post-Impressionist painter 1839-1906
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    Right now a moment is fleeting by! Capture its reality in paint! To do that we must put all else out of our minds. We must become that moment, make ourselves a sensitive recording plate. give the image of what we actually see, forgetting everything that has been seen before our time.
  • Leonard Cohen
    Leonard Cohen
    Canadian-born American Musician, Songwriter, Singer 1934-
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    Seven to eleven is a huge chunk of life, full of dulling and forgetting. It is fabled that we slowly lose the gift of speech with animals, that birds no longer visit our windowsills to converse. As our eyes grow accustomed to sight they armor themselves against wonder.
  • Raoul Vaneigem
    Raoul Vaneigem
    Belgian Situationist Philosopher 1934-
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    The eruption of lived pleasure is such that in losing myself I find myself; forgetting that I exist, I realize myself.
  • David Herbert Lawrence
    David Herbert Lawrence
    English writer 1885-1930
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    The human consciousness is really homogeneous. There is no complete forgetting, even in death.
  • Claude D. Pepper
    Claude D. Pepper
    American politician of the Democratic Party 1900-1989
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    The mistake a lot of politicians make is in forgetting they've been appointed and thinking they've been anointed.
  • Sydney Smith
    Sydney Smith
    English writer and cleric 1771-1845
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    The object of preaching is to constantly remind mankind of what they keep forgetting; not to supply the intellect, but to fortify the feebleness of human resolutions.
  • Arthur Koestler
    Arthur Koestler
    Hungarian Born British Writer 1905-1983
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    The prerequisite of originality is the art of forgetting, at the proper moment, what we know.
  • Queen Victoria
    Queen Victoria
    Queen of Great Britain 1819-1901
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    The Queen is most anxious to enlist everyone who can speak or write to join in checking this mad, wicked folly of ''Woman's Rights'' with all its attendant horrors on which her poor, feeble sex is bent, forgetting every sense of womanly feeling and propriety.
  • Milan Kundera
    Milan Kundera
    Tsjech writer and criticus 1929-
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    The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting.
  • Charles Baudelaire
    Charles Baudelaire
    French poet 1821-1867
    Charles Baudelaire
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    We are weighed down, every moment, by the conception and the sensation of Time. And there are but two means of escaping and forgetting this nightmare: pleasure and work. Pleasure consumes us. Work strengthens us. Let us choose.
  • Helen Hayes
    Helen Hayes
    American actress 1900-1993
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    We relish news of our heroes, forgetting that we are extraordinary to somebody too.
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