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"I have an amazing ability to forget." - Gene Mauch

"The greatest gift is the ability to forget - to forget the bad things and focus on the good." - Joe Biden

"Charm is the ability to make others forget that you look as you do." - Jean-Paul Belmondo

"The ability to forget a sorrow is childhood's most enchanting feature." - Phyllis Mcginley

"If we forget what used to be, then we've lost an ability to really be sensitive to our surroundings." - Maya Lin

"If we forget what used to be, then we"ve lost an ability to really be sensitive to our surroundings." - Maya Lin

"Perhaps the basic thing which contributes to charm is the ability to forget oneself and be engrossed in other people." - Eleanor Roosevelt

"A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness." - Elbert Hubbard

"Fear's greatest weapon is its ability to blind one to anything. In its presence, we forget there are others to consider, things to save besides ourselves." - Jonathan Carroll

"The extraordinary ability of a woman to forget is not the same as the talent of a lady not to be able to remember." - Karl Kraus

"Comedy is an ability to observe and see what's funny in a situation and be able to forget yourself enough to do it." - Madeline Kahn

"A human being survives by his ability to forget. Memory is always ready to blot out the bad and retain only the good." - Varlam Shalamov

"Drink to forget; don't forget to drink." - Marina And The Diamonds

"People forget what they want to forget." - Fuyumi Soryo

"I do forget sometimes how much it means for certain men-for certain people-to be able to provide their loved ones with material comforts and protection at all times. I forget how dangerously reduced some men can feel when that basic ability has been stripped from them. I forget how much that matters to men, what it represents." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"Never forget to dream." - Madonna Ciccone

"Don't forget to duck!" - Patricia Neal

"Don't forget to vote." - Frank Zappa

"Forget thyself to marble." - John Milton

"People's ability to forget what they do not want to know, to overlook what is before their eyes, was seldom put to the test better than in Germany at that time." - W G Sebald

"To have the ability to withdraw into oneself and forget everything around one when one is creating - What, I think is the only requirement for being able to bring forth something beautiful. The whole thing is - a mystery." - Edvard Grieg

"I just love playing so much, competing so much. You're able to put your losses behind you. One of the greatest attributes a decathlete can have is the ability to forget... to look ahead, not behind." - Dan Obrien

"Everyone has the ability to accomplish unique feats, everyone. You choose this. Become someone great in one other life. Forget about failing to many. Who cares? Doesn't matter when you start or finish, just start, no deviations, no excuses." - Tom Platz

"The ability to forget the past enables people to free themselves gradually from the pain they once suffered; but it also often makes them repeat the mistakes of their predecessors." - Lu Xun

"We are in a race between knowledge and catastrophe. If we keep track of what is important, never lower our standards or forget why we are here, we have the ability to determine the fate of the world." - Dean Kamen

"This ability to exist in pieces is what some adults call resilience. And I suppose in some way it is a kind of resilience, a horrible resilience that makes adults believe children forget trauma." - Lynda Barry

"A man's dignity isn't measured by the people he has around him when he's at the peak of his success, but by his ability not to forget those who helped him when his need was greatest." - Paulo Coelho

"The ability to fantasize is the ability to survive, and the ability to fantasize is the ability to grow" - Ray Bradbury

"Eternity bids thee to forget." - John Green

"Don't forget to love yourself." - Soren Kierkegaard

"Eternity forbids thee to forget." - Lord Byron

"The chief ability of an executive should be his ability to recognize ability." - Evan Esar

"Good to forgive, Best to forget." - Robert Browning

"To forgive is human, to forget divine." - James Grand

"To be able to forget means sanity." - Jack London

"I forgot to remember to forget." - Elvis Presley

"It's nice to be able to forget." - Thomas Bangalter

"To forgive does not mean to forget." - Allan Lokos

"To forget oneself is to be happy." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"I come to the office each morning and stay for long hours doing what has to be done to the best of my ability. And when you've done the best you can, you can't do any better. So when I go to sleep I turn everything over to the Lord and forget it." - Harry S Truman

"Honesty: The ability to resist small temptations." - John Ciardi

"Genius: the ability to prolong one's childhood." - H L Mencken

"Power is the ability to achieve purpose." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Security lies in our ability to produce." - Douglas Macarthur

"Faith is your reaction to God's ability." - Zig Ziglar

"The ability to adapt is everything!" - Denis Waitley

"Maturity is the ability to postpone gratification." - Sigmund Freud

"Happiness is the ability to recognize it." - Carolyn Wells

"Teaching is the ability to inspire learning." - Nick Saban

"Enjoying success requires the ability to adapt." - Nolan Ryan

"Purity is the ability to contemplate defilement." - Simone Weil

"Disability is the inability to see ability." - Vikas Khanna

"Responsibility is the ability to respond." - Lucille Ball

"Worry destroys the ability to write." - Ernest Hemingway

"Power is the ability to make change." - Geneva Overholser

"Intelligence is the ability to solve problems" - Robert Kiyosaki

"Man's ability to delude himself is infinite." - Kinky Friedman

"Ability has nothing to do with opportunity." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"Music has the ability to comfort people." - Matthew Morrison

"Progress is man's ability to complicate simplicity." - Thor Heyerdahl

"It is a fine thing to have ability, but the ability to discover ability in others is the true test." - Elbert Hubbard

"It is a fine thing to have ability, but the ability to discover ability in others is the true test." - Lou Holtz

"When it comes down to intuition, when it comes down to gut feelings about whether a song is right, you can get distracted with words, rationalization. There's nothing wrong with music school, but part of music school has to be the ability to forget all of it, too." - Greg Saunier

"Style is to forget all styles." - Jules Renard

"Listen to everything, forget much, correct little." - Pope John Xxiii

"They'll never be able to forget us." - John Lennon

"Never tell a computer to forget it." - Larry Niven

"Do not allow me to forget you" - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

"Don't forget to support your public library." - Bob Dylan

"While carrying responsibilities, never forget to smile." - Mata Amritanandamayi

"Live to learn . . . forget . . . and learn again." - Aristide Briand

"You must never forget to smile." - Lee Taemin

"Forget yourself and go to work." - Gordon B Hinckley

"Normal people have nothing to forget." - Emile M Cioran

"Never forget what you need to remember." - Garrett Bartley

"Forget yourself and get to work." - Gordon B Hinckley

"It's easy to forget who you are." - Kendrick Lamar

"I drink to forget I drink." - Joe E Lewis

"The term trying to forget someone is so awful because you'll never forget someone if you're trying to forget them." - Taylor Swift

"Every man hath the right to doubt his task, and to forsake it from time to time; but what he must not do is forget it. Whoever doubteth not himself is unworthy -for in his unquestioning belief in his ability, he commiteth the sin of pride. Blessed are they who go through moments of indecision." - Paulo Coelho

"I had been thinking independently about our ability to forget things that happened, specifically, events that clearly were wrong, that crossed the line. It seemed to me during the 2000 election recount that the media's narrative was being orchestrated. Shockingly, after the Supreme Court decision, the media simply said, "Time to move on," end of reporting: "Here's the new story." And everyone forgot." - Robert Kane Pappas

"There is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability. It is the ability to recognize ability." - Robert Half

"If you do' feel comfortable making a rough estimate of the asset's future earnings, just forget it and move on. No one has the ability to evaluate every investment possibility. But omniscience is' necessary; you only need to understand the actions you undertake." - Warren Buffett

"Maybe I'm drunk right now, even though I do' remember drinking anything. When I'm drunk, I say things without thinking. Drinking numbs you from your ability to reason. It makes you forget your own character and become a crazy. Maybe I am a crazy now; I'm going through so much chaos these days that reality is hard to grasp." - Carlton Mellick III

"That was how things were back then. Anything that grew took its time growing, and anything that perished took a long time to be forgotten. But everything that had once existed left its traces, and people lived on memories just as they now live on the ability to forget quickly and emphatically." - Joseph Roth

"In difficult times, people too often lose the ability to face the future optimistically. They begin to think about their tomorrow's negatively. They forget that the tough times will pass. They concentrate on the problems of today rather than on the opportunities of tomorrow. In so doing, they not only lose the potential of today, they also throw away the beauty of tomorrow." - Robert H Schuller

"You cannot go around and keep score. If you keep score on the good things and the bad things, you'll find out that you're a very miserable person. God gave man the ability to forget, which is one of the greatest attributes you have. Because if you remember everything that's happened to you, you generally remember that which is the most unfortunate." - Hubert H Humphrey

"If you don't feel comfortable making a rough estimate of the asset's future earnings, just forget it and move on. No one has the ability to evaluate every investment possibility. But omniscience isn't necessary; you only need to understand the actions you undertake." - Warren Buffett

"The beautiful thing about older people is their ability to cut the fat off of conversation. When they talk, they don't go on forever and ever. They say what they have to say, and that's it. That was my grand dad. Some of the things he said stunned me, but his words were logical. I'll never forget them." - Bill Cosby

"You cannot go around and keep score. If you keep score on the good things and the bad things, you'll find out that you're a very miserable person. God gave man the ability to forget, which is one of the greatest attributes you have. Because if you remember everything that's happened to you, you generally remember that which is the most unfortunate." - Hubert Humphrey

"Maybe I'm drunk right now, even though I don't remember drinking anything. When I'm drunk, I say things without thinking. Drinking numbs you from your ability to reason. It makes you forget your own character and become a crazy. Maybe I am a crazy now; I'm going through so much chaos these days that reality is hard to grasp." - Carlton Mellick III

"First you forget names; then you forget faces; then you forget to zip up your fly; and then you forget to unzip your fly." - Branch Rickey

"First you forget names, then you forget faces, then you forget to pull your zipper up, then you forget to pull your zipper down." - Leo Rosenberg

"First 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

"Unfortunately, or perhaps it is fortunate that I have always been forced to stand on my acting ability. I haven't a personality such as Jack Gilbert's, for instance, that attracts women and makes them like me for myself. When I am on the screen I must make them forget me entirely and think only of my acting." - William Powell

"To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Our ability to grow is directly proportional to an ability to entertain the uncomfortable." - Twyla Tharp

"Your ability to generate power is directly proportional to your ability to relax" - David Allen

"The ability to speak exactly is intimately related to the ability to know exactly." - Wendell Berry

"From each according to his ability, to each according to his ability." - Craig Bruce

"A leader's ability to convey confidence and his ability to communicate effectively are similar." - John C Maxwell

"It's not our ability to get forgiveness that saves us. It's out ability to grant forgiveness." - Jeri Smith-Ready

"Your ability to learn depends partly on your ability to relinquish what you've held." - Milton Hall

"Vitality shows not only in the ability to persist, but in the ability to start over." - Anonymous

"Our ability to adapt is amazing. Our ability to change isn't quite as spectacular." - Lisa Lutz

"My ability to function effectively will not affect my ability to serve as commander-in-chief." - Michele Bachmann

"Response-ability is the ABILITY to choose our response to any circumstance or condition." - Stephen Covey

"Human inventiveness is overwhelming human adaptiveness. Our ability to judge lags behind our ability to create." - Robert E. Ornstein

"Our ability to destroy ourselves is the mirror image of our ability to save ourselves," - Terence Mckenna

"God's ability to clean things up is infinitely greater than our ability to mess things up." - Tullian Tchividjian

"Our ability to manufacture fraud now exceeds our ability to detect it." - Al Pacino

"Thinking is not the ability to manipulate language; it's the ability to manipulate concepts." - Leslie Lamport

"Paradoxically, the ability to be alone is the condition for the ability to love." - Erich Fromm

"Thinking is not the ability to manipulate language; it's the ability to manipulate concepts." - Leslie Lamport

"It is a great ability to be able to conceal one's ability." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"Our ability to create has outreached our ability to use wisely the products of our invention." - Whitney M Young

"Thinking is not the ability to manipulate language; it's the ability to manipulate concepts." - Leslie Lamport

"It requires no small degree of ability to know when to conceal one's ability." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"I'll forget about you long enough to forget why I need to" - Matt Nathanson

"Don't forget to pray today because God did not forget to wake you up this morning." - Oswald Chambers

"You forget what you want to remember, and you remember what you want to forget." - Cormac Mccarthy

"Today was about our lack of ability to not produce the ability we've got." - Sam Allardyce

"The most important survival ability for any life form is the ability to change." - Frank Herbert

"There is great ability in knowing how to conceal one's ability." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"It is not my ability, but my response to God's ability, that counts." - Corrie Ten Boom

"It is not my ability, but my response to God's ability, that counts." - Corrie Ten Boom

"A nation's ability to fight a modern war is as good as its technological ability." - Frank Whittle

"But one does not forget by trying to forget. One only remembers." - Richard Rodriguez

"If I have something I like to forget, then I forget it." - Gena Rowlands

"I will never forget what happened here tonight.people I went to school with will never forget." - Kevin Costner

"We choose to forget aspects of ourselves and then we forget that we've forgotten." - Debbie Ford

"Most birds were created to fly. Being grounded for them is a limitation within their ability to fly, not the other way around. You, on the other hand, were created to be loved. So for you to live as if you were unloved is a limitation, not the other way around. Living unloved is like clipping a bird's wings and removing its ability to fly. Not something I want for you. Pain has a way of clipping our wings and keeping us from being able to fly. And if left unresolved for very long, you can almost forget that you were ever created to fly in the first place." - William P Young

"Most birds were created to fly. Being grounded for them is a limitation within their ability to fly, not the other way around. You, on the other hand, were created to be loved. So for you to live as if you were unloved is a limitation, not the other way around. Living unloved is like clipping a bird's wings and removing its ability to fly. Not something I want for you. Pain has a way of clipping our wings and keeping us from being able to fly. And if left unresolved for very long, you can almost forget that you were ever created to fly in the first place." - William P Young

"Beauty has became a pejorative word in art. It was not something one should aspire to, because it was pedestrian. Beautiful things became cheap and easy. If it's cheap and easy, then upper classes aren't going to aspire to it. So, they have to find something more esoteric. I wanted the paintings to be realistic enough that you would have the ability to forget that I'm showing them to you." - Damian Loeb

"Begin this moment, wherever you find yourself, and take no thought of the morrow. Look not to Russia, China, India, not to Washington, not to the adjoining county, city or state, but to your immediate surroundings. Forget Buddha, Jesus, Mohammed and all the others. Do your part to the best of your ability, regardless of the consequences. Above all, do not wait for the next man to follow suit." - Henry Miller

"We've bought into the idea that education is about training and "success," defined monetarily, rather than learning to think critically and challenge. We should not forget that the true purpose of education is to make minds, not careers. A culture that does not grasp the vital interplay between morality and power, which mistakes management techniques for wisdom, which fails to understand that the measure of a civilization is its compassion, not its speed or ability to consume, condemns itself to death." - Chris Hedges

"Do you think the ability to sleep in counts as a special skill?" I asked Dad, trying to sound torn over the decision. "Yes, list that. And don't forget to write that you can eat an entire meal in under five minutes," he replied. I laughed. It was true; I did tend to inhale my food. "Oh, the both of you! Why don't you just write down that you're an absolute heathen!" My mother went storming from the room." - Kiera Cass

"Do you think the ability to sleep in counts as a special skill?" I asked Dad, trying to sound torn over the decision. "Yes, list that. And do' forget to write that you can eat an entire meal in under five minutes," he replied. I laughed. It was true; I did tend to inhale my food. "Oh, the both of you! Why do' you just write down that you're an absolute heathen!" My mother went storming from the room." - Kiera Cass

"We must not forget either that some of the system's resilience is due to its ability to coopt people with money and prestige. It is easy to get sucked right in. Those who grasp the system are also likely to be talented and capable of doing well within the system. Who will turn down a lot of money? Who doesn't have an ego? A compromise here, another one there, and pretty soon, you are sucked right in." - Michael Yates

"Men go to the theatre to forget; women, to remember." - George Jean Nathan

"Whether or not we have personality disturbances, whether or not we have the ability to overcome deficiencies of early environment, is like the answer to the question whether or not we shall be struck down by a dread disease: "it's all a matter of luck." It is important to keep this in mind, for people almost always forget it, with consequences in human intolerance and unnecessary suffering that are incalculable." - John Hospers

"When you live on your own for a long time, however, your personality changes because you go so much into yourself you lose the ability to be social, to understand what is and isn't normal behavior. There is an entire world inside yourself, and if you let yourself, you can get so deep inside it you will forget the way to the surface. Other people keep our souls alive, just like food and water does with our body." - Donald Miller

"A game of great charm in the adoption of mathematical measurements to the timing of human movements, the exactitudes and adjustments of physical ability to hazardous chance. The speed of the legs, the dexterity of the body, the grace of the swing, the elusiveness of the slide - these are the features that make Americans everywhere forget the last syllable of a man's last name or the pigmentation of his skin." - Branch Rickey

"We forget that, although freedom of speech constitutes an important victory in the battle against old restraints, modern man is in a position where much of what "he" thinks and says are the things that everybody else thinks and says; that he has not acquired the ability to think originally - that is, for himself - which alone gives meaning to his claim that nobody can interfere with the expression of his thoughts." - Erich Fromm

"My own view, and I've said this many times, is as long as I can do the work full steam, I will stay on the Court. But when I feel myself slipping, when I slow down in my ability to write opinions with fair dispatch, when I forget the names of cases that I once could recite at the drop of a hat, I will know it is time for me to go." - Ruth Bader Ginsburg

"A game of great charm in the adoption of mathematical measurements to the timing of human movements, the exactitudes and adjustments of physical ability to hazardous chance. The speed of the legs, the dexterity of the body, the grace of the swing, the elusiveness of the slide - these are the features that make Americans everywhere forget the last syllable of a man's last name or the pigmentation of his skin." - Branch Rickey

"Improvisation is the ability to talk to oneself." - Cecil Taylor

"Creativity is the ability to see and to respond." - Erich Fromm

"Power is the ability not to have to please." - Elizabeth Janeway



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