Quotations on Forgetfulness

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At the close of the day when the hamlet is still, and mortals the sweets of forgetfulness prove, when naught but the torrent is heard on the hill, and naught but the nightingale's song in the grove.
- James Beattie
(Keywords: Day, Forgetfulness, Song)

What makes life worth living? Better surely, to yield to the stain of suicide blood in me and seek forgetfulness in the embrace of cold dark death.
- Zane Grey
(Keywords: Death, Life, Blood, Forgetfulness, Living, Suicide, Worth, Yield)

I do not bring forgiveness with me, nor forgetfulness. The only ones who can forgive are dead; the living have no right to forget.
- Chaim Herzog
(Keywords: Forgiveness, Forget, Forgetfulness, Living, Right)

There is an ecstasy that marks the summit of life, and beyond which life cannot rise. And such is the paradox of living, this ecstasy comes when one is most alive, and it comes as a complete forgetfulness that one is alive.
- Jack London
(Keywords: Life, Ecstasy, Forgetfulness, Living, Paradox)

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.
- Arthur Machen
(Keywords: Dreams, Dress, Evening, Forgetfulness, Man, Sin, Sun)

There is some pleasure even in words, when they bring forgetfulness of present miseries.
- Sophocles
(Keywords: Forgetfulness, Pleasure, Present, Words)

There are two barriers that often prevent communication between the young and their elders. The first is middle-aged forgetfulness of the fact that they themselves are no longer young. The second is youthful ignorance of the fact that the middle aged are still alive.
- Jessamyn West
(Keywords: Communication, Fact, First, Forgetfulness, Ignorance)

Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting. Not in entire forgetfulness, and not in utter nakedness, but trailing clouds of glory do we come.
- William Wordsworth
(Keywords: Clouds, Forgetfulness, Glory, Sleep)









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