Oblivion Sayings and Quotes

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


Oblivion has been noticed as the offspring of silence.     

Hannah More

A wholesome oblivion of one's neighbours is the beginning of wisdom.     

Richard Le Gallienne

Oblivion cures the old wounds.     

Dejan Stojanovic

Death promises nothing-not even oblivion.     

Mason Cooley

Sing then the core of dark and absolute oblivion where the soul at last is lost in utter peace.     

D. H. Lawrence

Oblivion is the rule and fame the exception, of humanity.     

Antoine Rivarol

Being unconscious is the ultimate disability.     

Jessa Gamble

Oblivion is full of people who allow the opinions of others to overrule their belief in themselves.     

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Oblivion is the flower that grows best on graves.     

George Sand

Oblivion waits without beckoning or threatening.     

Mason Cooley

There is no revenge like oblivion, for it is the entombment of the unworthy in the dust of their own nothingness.     

Baltasar Gracian

The ninety percent of human experience that does not fit into established narrative patterns falls into oblivion.     

Mason Cooley

There is no better guide to this world than oblivion.     

Sorin Cerin

A few names have survived oblivion. In time, oblivion will have them all.     

Marty Rubin

Our unconscious is not more animal than our conscious, it is often even more human.     

Edward Bond

Oblivion is the dark page, whereon Memory writes her light-beam characters, and makes them legible; were it all light, nothing could be read there, any more than if it were all darkness.     

Thomas Carlyle

We were a silent, hidden thought in the folds of oblivion, and we have become a voice that causes the heavens to tremble.     

Kahlil Gibran

The unconscious in us warns us that in art we have to follow one particular path. And if we follow it, it is not the sign of anunconscious act.On the contrary, it shows that there is in our ordinary consciousness a greater awareness of our unconsciousness.     

Piet Mondrian

Apathy is a sort of living oblivion.     

Horace Greeley

All things fade into the storied past, and in a little while are shrouded in oblivion.     

Marcus Aurelius

There was existence in oblivion; there is you in oblivion.     

Pushpa Rana

Just because you're living in blissful oblivion doesn't mean you're not responsible.     

Arthur M. Jolly

Never let the meaning of your love light escape to the dark nothingness of oblivion.     

Sorin Cerin

Death is the stone into which our oblivion hardens.     

Pablo Neruda

Consolation Calm down. Both your sins and your good deeds will be lost in oblivion.     

Czeslaw Milosz

Ultimately life is disease, death and oblivion. It's still better than high school.     

Dan Savage

Time is the River on which the leaves of our thoughts are carried into oblivion.     

Doris Lessing

Oblivion has always been the most trustworthy guardian of classified files.     

Lee Sandlin

Oblivion seemed the only reasonable option.     

Ian McEwan

Pleasure is a sort of oblivion, a forgetfulness. Pain is remembrance, you cannot forget pain.     

Bhagwan Shree