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George SantayanaThose who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.

—  George Santayana, 1863-1952, Spanish-American philosopher

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Mignon McLaughlinWhat we forgive too freely doesn’t stay forgiven.

—  Mignon McLaughlin, 1913-1983, American magazine editor

ConfuciusForget injuries, never forget kindnesses.

—  Confucius, 551-479 BC, Chinese teacher & philosopher

William BlakeIt is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.

—  William Blake, 1757-1827, English poet & painter

Fernando PessoaTo write is to forget. Literature is the pleasantest way of ignoring life.

—  Fernando Pessoa, 1888-1935, Portuguese poet & writer

Khalil GibranIt takes a minute to have a crush on someone, an hour to like someone, and a day to love someone... but it takes a lifetime to forget someone.

—  Khalil Gibran, 1883-1931, Lebanese-American poet & philosopher

Samuel BeckettI'm like that. Either I forget right away or I never forget.

—  Samuel Beckett, 1906-1989, Irish writer, Nobel 1969

Bob DylanI’ve forgotten more than you'll ever know.

—  Bob Dylan, 1941-, American singer [Nobel 2016]

Calvin CoolidgeThe nation which forgets its defenders will itself be forgotten.

—  Calvin Coolidge, 1872-1933, American President [1923-1929]

Will DurantForget past mistakes. Forget failures. Forget everything except what you’re going to do now and do it.

—  Will Durant, 1885-1981, American historian & philosopher

Eugene O’NeillWe are such things as rubbish is made of, so let's drink up and forget it.

—  Eugene O’Neill, 1888-1953, American playwright, Nobel 1936


Funny Quotes

Steven WrightRight now I’m having amnesia and déjà vu at the same time. I think I’ve forgotten this before.

—  Steven Wright, 1955-, American comedian

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Groucho MarxI never forget a face, but in your case, I’ll be glad to make an exception.

—  Groucho Marx, 1890-1977, American comedian

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George BurnsFirst you forget names, then you forget faces. Next you forget to pull your zipper up and finally, you forget to pull it down.

—  George Burns, 1896-1996, American comedian

Fred AllenI always have trouble remembering three things: faces, names, and - I can't remember what the third thing is.

—  Fred Allen, 1894-1956, American comedian


Movie Quotes

Top Hat (1935)If I ever forgot myself with that girl, I'd remember it.

—  from the film Top Hat (1935)

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The Lion KingIt’s times like this my buddy Timon here says: you got to put your behind in your past.

—  from the film The Lion King










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