Erased Sayings and Quotes

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


You couldn't erase the past. You couldn't even change it. But sometimes life offered you the opportunity to put it right.     

Ann Brashares

The past, has been erased; the present, forgiven; and the future, redeemed.     

Anthony Liccione

This kind of forgetting does not erase memory, it lays the emotion surrounding the memory to rest.     

Clarissa Pinkola Estes

Life is like writing with a pen. You can cross out your past but you can't erase it.     

E. B. White

One cannot and must not try to erase the past merely because it does not fit the present.     

Golda Meir

Time may heal all wounds, but it does not erase the scars.     

Jane Yolen

Sometimes even a thousand waves hitting the shore continuously one after the other also can't erase few footprints on the seashore.     

Akshay Vasu

Failure isn't an option. I've erased the word 'fear' from my vocabulary, and I think when you erase fear, you can't fail.     

Alicia Keys

History will be erased in the universal purgatory.     

Dejan Stojanovic

No doubt, you may leave me physically, but it is impossible to erase the memories of you from my heart and mind.     

Ehsan Sehgal

What the eyes had seen could not be erased.     

Frank Herbert

We cannot erase the past, but we can accept it as history.     

Gary Chapman

You can hide memories, but you can’t erase the history that produced them.     

Haruki Murakami

The past can never be erased. It is always going to be there.     

Jeffree Star

Either you're the one erasing or you're the one being erased.     

Jim Carrey

Life is the art of drawing without an eraser.     

John W. Gardner

Forgiving does not erase the bitter past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory. Instead, forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of our past into a hope for our future.     

Lewis B. Smedes

I can only wait for the final amnesia, the one that can erase an entire life.     

Luis Bunuel

When history is erased, people's moral values are also erased.     

Ma Jian

My phone's backspace key has erased more things than I have ever said in my life.     

Nitya Prakash

You can't erase a dream, you can only wake me up.     

Peter Frampton

I'm the one erased. Or I guess I'm not even that, because the thing about being erased is that first you have to leave a mark.     

Robyn Schneider

You can't erase what you know. You can't forget who you are.     

Sandra Cisneros

We cannot go backward. We cannot erase time and events. But we can go forward, hand in hand, hope in our hearts and love lighting our way.     

Sharon Shinn

Hatred will never be erased! The only thing you can do... is erase the ones you hate.     

Shinobu Ohtaka

The more you try to erase me The more, the more The more that I appear.     

Thom Yorke

Nothing erases the past. There is repentance, there is atonement, and there is forgiveness. That is all, but that is enough.     

Ted Chiang

Regrets never sit well, with those that never forget.     

Anthony Liccione

I am the author of my life. Unfortunately, I am writing in pen and can’t erase my mistakes.     

Bill Kaulitz

A thousand years will pass and the guilt of Germany will not be erased.     

Hans Frank

Once you read something, you can't erase it from your brain.     

Lisa McMann

Becoming a parent erased many of my negative childhood feelings and filled them in with something new.     

Mariska Hargitay

The past is a great place and I don't want to erase it or to regret it, but I don't want to be its prisoner either.     

Mick Jagger