Quotation Explorer - 'Forgetfulness'

It would only take one generation of forgetfulness to put us back intellectually several hundred years. - Dean Tollefson
Forgiveness: best for cleansing. Forgetfulness best for repetition. - Soul Dancer
Come to the woods, for here is rest. There is no repose like that of the green deep woods. Sleep in forgetfulness of all ill. - John Muir
By the river of forgetfulness, I found honesty. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
FORGETFULNESS, n. A gift of God bestowed upon doctors in compensation for their destitution of conscience. - Ambrose Bierce
Memory is a political act. Forgetfulness is the handmaiden of tyranny. - James Carroll
Forgetfulness is a form of freedom. - Kahlil Gibran
O sleep, O gentle sleep, nature's soft nurse, how have I frighted thee, that thou no more wilt weigh my eyelids down, and steep my senses in forgetfulness. - William Shakespeare
The drug that heals our sorrows forgetfulness. - Appianus
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
There can only be two basic loves... the love of God unto the forgetfulness of self, or the love of self unto the forgetfulness and denial of God. - Augustine of Hippo
But death was sweet, death was gentle, death was kind; death healed the bruised spirit and the broken heart, and gave them rest and forgetfulness; death was man’s best friend; when man could endure life no longer, death came and set him free. - Mark Twain
When time furtively slips like sand through the fingers and our memory becomes tired and lazy, we recognize we are at war. We are at war with forgetfulness. ("The past was her best friend" ) - Erik Pevernagie
Erase those negative tapes playing in your head. Ask the Holy Spirit to help you forget. He can cast your hurt in forgetfulness. - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
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