44 Quotes About Being Forgotten For You

Feeling forgotten can be a challenging experience, evoking emotions like sadness or loneliness.

It might happen in relationships, friendships, or even within larger social circles.

It’s important to remember that feelings of being forgotten are often more about perception than reality.


People can be forgetful or preoccupied without intending harm. If you’re feeling this way, consider reaching out to those close to you to express how you feel.

Sometimes, simply communicating your feelings can lead to a deeper understanding and stronger connections.

Here are some amazing quotes about being forgotten.

Quotes About Being Forgotten

Fame or infamy, either one is preferable to being forgotten when you have passed from this realm. ~ Christopher Paolini.


A lesson learned at the muzzle has the virtue of never being forgotten. ~ George Horace Lorimer.

I would like to be forgotten. What’s so good about being remembered? ~ Isabella Rossellini.

In the depth of the anxiety of having to die is the anxiety of being eternally forgotten. ~ Paul Tillich.

Martyrs, my friend, have to choose between being forgotten, mocked or used. As for being understood – never. ~ Albert Camus.

The producer is at the center of entertainment. The producer is being forgotten, and producers must seize the center of activity. ~ Marshall Herskovitz.

All the money was spent for the ‘Concept Plan’ document, which made reasonable recommendations for developments. Now that’s kind of being forgotten. That’s why I think the public trust is being betrayed. ~ Stephen F. Hayes.

I don’t understand at best, I cannot speak for all the rest. But you may find a lifetime’s passed you by. Every dog has its day, every day has its way Of being forgotten. ~ Dave Matthews.

What I fear is not being forgotten after my death, but, rather, not being enough forgotten. As we were saying, it is not our books that survive, but our poor lives that linger in the histories. ~ Francois Mauriac.

Best Being Forgotten Quotes

When I was young, I spent my days and nights trying to impress future generations. I spent them. They’re gone. All because I was deathly afraid of being forgotten. And then came the regret. The worst things of all worst things.  ~ Miguel Syjuco.

The principal office of history I take to be this: to prevent virtuous actions from being forgotten, and that evil words and deeds should fear an infamous reputation with posterity. ~ Tacitus.

I make lists to keep my anxiety level down. If I write down 15 things to be done, I lose that vague, nagging sense that there are an overwhelming number of things to be done, all of which are on the brink of being forgotten. ~ Mary Roach.

The task of being awesome is a lot harder than being average and that’s why so many people fall short. Don’t settle for less than you deserve. Be Awesome Or Be Forgotten!  ~ Ricardo Housham.


Man’s greatest fear is to be forgotten, to leave a legacy is to say ‘Don’t forget me.’ ~ Dellah Campbell.

Famous Being Forgotten Quotes

All my Calvaries were rosy crucifixions, pseudo-tragedies to keep the fires of hell burning brightly for the real sinners who are in danger of being forgotten. ~ Henry Miller.

Those who die without being forgotten get longevity. ~ Laozi.

I’ve decided that the worst part of loneliness isn’t being alone. It’s being forgotten. ~ Tawni O’Dell.

He liked the loneliness of inner space, the sense of being forgotten by the world. ~ Richard Preston.

Sometimes you couldn’t face the sadness of being forgotten until you felt the comfort of being remembered again. ~ Ann Brashares.

We live in an age in which the biblical-moral traditions that have guided us for centuries are increasingly being forgotten. ~ Meir Soloveichik.

Being a writer is an endless study in human transition and lessons learned or forgotten or misapplied. ~ Sloane Crosley.

I remember being away somewhere, and I had forgotten it was Valentine’s Day with a person, and that was very embarrassing. ~ Bradley Cooper.

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.

We need to remind our core supporters that we have not forgotten their concern with the way our democracy is being replaced by European bureaucracy in so many areas. ~ John Redwood.

The people currently in charge have forgotten the first principle of an open society, namely that we may be wrong and that there has to be free discussion. That it’s possible to be opposed to the policies without being unpatriotic. ~ George Soros.

If you don’t make yourself irreplaceable, somebody will replace you. Being different is being remembered. Being the same is being forgotten. ~ Holly Smale.

Design bugs are often subtle and occur by evolution with early assumptions being forgotten as new features or uses are added to systems. ~ Fernando J. Corbato.

What necessity impels a writer who has produced fifty books to write still one more? Why this proliferation, this fear of being forgotten, this debased coquetry? ~ Emile M. Cioran.

At the risk of being forgotten completely by the media, I went to college and pursued a passion that had nothing to do with acting: mathematics. ~ Danica McKellar.

I’m interested in glorifying something that we in the world would say doesn’t deserve being glorified. Something that’s forgotten, focused on as though it were some sort of sacred object. ~ Edward Ruscha.

Now, one can often get away with playing music by ear when it is not being recorded, but writing is another matter; its mistakes are not forgotten because they are still there to confuse us. ~ Albert Murray.

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.

In the middle of life, death comes to take your measurements. The visit is forgotten and life goes on. But the suit is being sewn on the sly. ~ Tomas Transtromer.

If memories were indeed like what a camera records, they could be forgotten, or they could fade so that they are no longer clear and vivid. But it would be difficult to explain how people could have memories that are both clear and vivid while also being wrong. Yet that happens, and it is not infrequent. ~ Leonard Mlodinow.

Popular Being Forgotten Quotes

For the moment I can think of nothing except that I am a sentient being stabbed by the miracle of these waters that reflect a forgotten world. ~ Henry Miller.

In our endeavors to recall to memory something long forgotten, we often find ourselves upon the very verge of remembrance, without being able, in the end, to remember. ~ Edgar Allan Poe.

We have forgotten that Vietnam, and Iraq resent being invaded and know the ground better than we do. ~ Wendell Berry.

Childbirth being one’s most significant life passage, those close to us when we open to birth a baby will never be forgotten. ~ Robin Lim.

And then, the negro being doomed, and damned, and forgotten, to everlasting bondage, is the white man quite certain that the tyrant demon will not turn upon him too? ~ Abraham Lincoln.

The Sopranos’ gets praised as novelistic, but it follows the most banal of life patterns, showing the sheer tedium of being a mobster. It has dead spots, boring plotlines, weak episodes. Characters develop slowly, or don’t. Like viewers, a gangster might get bored, fade out of the action, then come back to find none of his debts forgotten. ~ Rob Sheffield.


God is love, the human being is all love, only the human has forgotten it long ago. ~ Irina Tweedie.

America has never forgotten – and never will forget – the nobler things that brought her into being and that light her path. ~ Bernard Baruch.

Every human being is loved by God the Father. No one need feel forgotten, for every name is written in the Lord’s loving heart. ~ Pope Benedict XVI.

Deep within every man there lies the dread of being alone in the world, forgotten by God, overlooked among the tremendous household of millions and millions. ~ Soren Kierkegaard.

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