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.     


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.     


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.     


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.     


Present opportunities are not to be neglected; they rarely visit us twice.     


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