Forgotten Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old forgotten quotes, forgotten sayings, and forgotten proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

We've been so concerned about being cool, relevant, and fun that we have forgotten to be bread, light, and life to a hungry, dark, and dying world. Eric Ludy
If you focus on what you left behind, you will never see what lies ahead. Gusteau
How sad it must be for you to be nothing more than a hollow statue, to have your tomb preserved and your story forgotten. David Levithan
I want to believe that memories, even sad and painful ones, should not be forgotten forever. Natsuki Takaya
A remembrance can mean nothing to the one remembered; it can only remind the ones left behind how little they did while you were still alive. Sandra Bernhard
You will be left behind when you choose to remain behind. Gugu Mona
If you are able to forget yourself, you will know you would not be forgotten! Abhijit Kar Gupta
Nothing brings to life again a forgotten memory like a fragrance. Christopher Poindexter
The quality will remain when the price is forgotten. Henry Royce
If you're being ignored, that's a good time to concentrate on finding yourself and creating your own mystery. Lykke Li
Left behind as a memory for us. Statius
Write what should not be forgotten. Isabel Allende
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat. Mother Teresa
Only the forgotten are truly dead. Tess Gerritsen
When the past is forgotten, the present is unforgettable Martin Amis
The little unremembered acts of kindness and love are the best parts of a person's life. William Wordsworth
One always begins to forgive a place as soon as it's left behind. Charles Dickens
The worst feeling is not being lonely, sometimes it is being forgotten by someone you can't forget. Anonymous
It is better to take what does not belong to you than to let it lie around neglected. Mark Twain
If you would be unloved and forgotten, be reasonable. Kurt Vonnegut
People think they know you. They know the things about you that you have forgotten. Mick Jagger
Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten. David Ogden Stiers
Remember the unremembered; love the unloved; salute the unsaluted; hear the unheard; do the things which have not been done! Mehmet Murat ildan
The things we remember best are those better forgotten. Baltasar Gracian
The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions the little, soon forgotten charities of a kiss or a smile, a kind look or heartfelt compliment. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
When a rose dies, a thorn is left behind. Ovid
Present opportunities are not to be neglected; they rarely visit us twice. Voltaire
Experience is what you have after you've forgotten her name. Milton Berle
You can do terrible things when you don't know who you are. Adam Rex
What's the future of mankind? How do I know, I got left behind. Ozzy Osbourne
People have forgotten how to tell a story. Stories don't have a middle or an end any more. They usually have a beginning that never stops beginning. Steven Spielberg
Make someone feel something and you will never be forgotten. Charlotte Eriksson
There is nothing new except what has been forgotten. Marie Antoinette
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school. Albert Einstein
The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift. Albert Einstein
The night comes on that knows not morn, When I shall cease to be all alone, To live forgotten, and love forlorn. Alfred Lord Tennyson
Time crumbles things everything grows old under the power of Time and is forgotten through the lapse of Time. Aristotle
Nobody is forgotten, when it is convenient to remember him. Benjamin Disraeli
The richness of life lies in memories we have forgotten. Cesare Pavese
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words. Donna Roberts
My biggest fear in life is to be forgotten. Evita Peron
Forgotten is forgiven. F. Scott Fitzgerald
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them. George Eliot
Time extracts various values from a painter's work. When these values are exhausted the pictures are forgotten, and the more a picture has to give, the greater it is. Henri Matisse
A nation which has forgotten the quality of courage which in the past has been brought to public life is not as likely to insist upon or regard that quality in its chosen leaders today and in fact we have forgotten. John F. Kennedy
Fear is not a good teacher. The lessons of fear are quickly forgotten. Mary Catherine Bateson
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. Maya Angelou
If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other. Mother Teresa
The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway. Mother Teresa
We don't need lists of rights and wrongs, tables of do's and don'ts: we need books, time, and silence. Thou shalt not is soon forgotten, but Once upon a time lasts forever. Philip Pullman
It is a simple but sometimes forgotten truth that the greatest enemy to present joy and high hopes is the cultivation of retrospective bitterness. Robert Menzies
If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten. Rudyard Kipling
Where does a thought go when it's forgotten. Sigmund Freud
It is not to be forgotten that what we call rational grounds for our beliefs are often extremely irrational attempts to justify our instincts. Thomas Huxley
We may have forgotten how to feel. Nobody is teaching us how to live happily ever after, as we've heard in fairy tales. Yakov Smirnoff