171 Forget Quotes: Forget your past mistake but not your dreams

Find here the collection of some motivational forget quotes to forget the past events and move forward in life.

It is better to forget the mistakes you did in the past or the things that happened to you in the past. If we do not forget that, we will not be able to move forward.

The meaning of life is to keep moving forward. The worries of the past never let us move forward. At this time it is better for us to forget everything. Forget is something that helps us to get rid of the past and focus on the present and the good things.

Here are some Motivational Forget Quotes which will help you to know how to move forward with the help of forgetting.

Best Forget Quotes

1. “The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive but do not forget.” ― Thomas Szasz

2. “Concern for man and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavors. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.” ― Albert Einstein

3. “The greatest gift is the ability to forget – to forget the bad things and focus on the good.” ― Joe Biden

4. “Never forget the three powerful resources you always have available to you: love, prayer, and forgiveness.” ― H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

5. “They may forget what you said – but they will never forget how you made them feel.” ― Carl W. Buehner

6. “Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and senators and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country.” ― Franklin D. Roosevelt

7. “You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don’t try to forget the mistakes, but you don’t dwell on them. You don’t let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space.” ― Johnny Cash

8. “You cannot define a person on just one thing. You can’t just forget all these wonderful and good things that a person has done because one thing didn’t come off the way you thought it should come off.” ― Aretha Franklin

9. “I’ll never forget where I’m from. It’s essential to remain humble and evolving.” ― Freida Pinto

10. “I never forget a face, but in your case, I’ll be glad to make an exception.” ― Groucho Marx

11. “We need to look to the future. You can’t come up with new things unless you constantly forget the past. There’s no reason to keep wearing the same pair of pants.” ― Andrew Lau

12. “Better by far you should forget and smile than you should remember and be sad.” ― Christina Rossetti

13. “Never forget that only dead fish swim with the stream.” ― Malcolm Muggeridge

14. “Don’t forget to love yourself.” ― Soren Kierkegaard

15. “If you wish to forget anything on the spot, make a note that this thing is to be remembered.” ― Edgar Allan Poe

16. “We are all different, but when we ask for the Lord’s blessings, we must not forget that God created us equal.” ― Vladimir Putin

17. “Never forget that the most powerful force on earth is love.” ― Nelson Rockefeller

Forget the Past Quotes

18. “Movement is life;’ and it is well to be able to forget the past, and kill the present by continual change.” ― Jules Verne

19. “Forget about what you do not have, focus on what you have for its expansion.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

20. “Forgetting is often more important than remembering.” ― Xander M Staley

21. “Close your eyes, forget everything that hurts you and dreams love, kindness, and compassion.” ― M.F. Moonzajer

22. “Forget the past – the future will give you plenty to worry about.” ― George Allen, Sr.

23. “In this bright future you can’t forget your past.” ― Bob Marley

24. “Forget your past. Never forget your dreams.” ― Maxime Lagacé

25. “If you have a past with which you feel dissatisfied, then forget it, now. Imagine a new story for your life and believe in it. Focus only on the moments when you achieved what you desired, and that strength will help you to get what you want.” ― Paulo Coelho

26. “you can get past a mistake, but it’s much harder to get past being a cruel person.” ― Jennifer Brown

27. “It is very easy to fall in love, but it is very difficult to forget.” ― Debasish Mridha

28. “Crying wasn’t like riding a bike. Give it up, and you quickly forget how it’s done.” ― Alice Hoffman

29. “Nothing fixes a thing so intently in the memory as the wish to forget it” ― Cat Patrick, Forgotten

30. “Trying to forget really doesn’t work. In fact, it’s pretty much the same as remembering. But I tried to forget anyway, and to ignore the fact that I was remembering you all the time.” ― Rebecca Stead

Short Forget Quotes

31. “Live your life and forget your age.” ― Jean-Paul

32. “The magic of love is that it becomes our memory which we never can forget.” ― Debasish Mridha

33. “Life isn’t about falling in love as much as it is about learning to get over hatred..” ― Sanhita Baruah

34. “Let those who live never forget those who died!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

35. “It is easy to create a memory, but it is almost impossible to forget.” ― Debasish Mridha

36. “Always watch your attitude, never forget to express your gratitude.” ― Debasish Mridha

37. “You care, you dare and you share; this is the unforgettable rule of every true believer and achiever.” ― Israelmore Ayivor

38. “We are apt to forget that children watch examples better than they listen to preaching.” ― Roy L. Smith

39. “Accept what it, forget what was.” ― Sue Fitzmaurice

40. “Life is beautiful, but we often forget and decorate it with ugliness.” ― Debasish Mridha

41. “You wouldn’t believe how fast people can forget about someone.” ― Ally Condie

42. “God is like an umbrella of illusion and belief, In rainy days we use him, in sunny days we forget him.” ― Debasish Mridha

43. “Never forget what you were saved from.” ― Jim George

44. “Remember to forget what lies behind, reach and press forward.” ― Jim George

45. “We all are the Prisoners of our Mind. Forget & Forgive to Claim your Freedom.” ― Deepak Chandra

46. “Don’t forget, success is a product of choices. One of those choices is the willingness to make changes. Make changes and achieve your big dreams!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

47. “We now no longer camp as for a night, but have settled down on earth and forgotten heaven.” ― Henry David Thoreau

Time to Forget Quotes

48. “People tend to forget their duties but remember their rights.” ― Indira Gandhi

49. “Failure comes only when we forget our ideals and objectives and principles.” ― Jawaharlal Nehru

50. “My focus is to forget the pain of life. Forget the pain, mock the pain, reduce it. And laugh.” ― Jim Carrey

51. “Did you ever stop to think, and forget to start again?” ― A. A. Milne

52. “Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.” ― Michel de Montaigne

53. “Those who forget good and evil and seek only to know the facts are more likely to achieve good than those who view the world through the distorting medium of their own desires.” ― Bertrand Russell

54. “I think people forget that it doesn’t make a big donation to help someone, just a lot of little donations.” ― Hannah Teter

55. “To forget one’s purpose is the commonest form of stupidity.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche

56. “If you ever think about me, and you ain’t gonna do no revolutionary act, forget about me. I don’t want myself on your mind if you’re not going to work for the people.” ― Fred Hampton

57. “I am someone who can’t hold on to negativity or hold on to grudges. I might feel something at a certain point, but I get tired after that, I don’t carry it with me, I forgive and forget very easily, and that’s the only way to be happy and peaceful.” ― Deepika Padukone

58. “Hitting is like swimming. Once you learn the stroke, you never forget it.” ― Stan Musial

59. “We forget just how painfully dim the world was before electricity. A candle, a good candle, provides barely a hundredth of the illumination of a single 100 watt light bulb.” ― Bill Bryson

60. “Forget yourself. Become one with eternity. Become part of your environment.” ― Yayoi Kusama

61. “People change and forget to tell each other.” ― Lillian Hellman

62. “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

63. “As the world becomes a more digital place, we cannot forget about the human connection.” ― Adam Neumann

Best Inspirational Forget Quotes

64. “I’ll never forget where I came from. It’s always on my mind.” ― Mohamed Salah

65. “Blessed are forgetful, for they get the better even of their blunders.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche

66. “Whenever we give up, leave behind, and forget too much, there is always the danger that the things we have neglected will return with added force.” ― Carl Jung

67. “To be able to forget means sanity.” ― Jack London

68. “It is up to us to never forget who we truly are.” ― Tamuna Tsertsvadze

69. “You’ll forget it when you’re dead, and so will I. When I’m dead, I’m going to forget everything–and I advise you to do the same.” ― Kurt Vonnegut

70. “The trick was forgetting about what she had lost …and learning to go on with what she had left.” ― Lisa Kleypas

71. “Good writing is remembering detail. Most people want to forget. Don’t forget things that were painful or embarrassing or silly. Turn them into a story that tells the truth.” ― Paula Danziger

72. “I think that, even if we forget each other, we’ll remember in our dreams.” ― Stephen King

73. “You probably don’t realize this, but you’re hard to forget.” ― Lex Martin

74. “You taught me everything I wished to forget.” ― Laura Gentile

75. “Beauty is easily forgotten in the face of death, decrepitude, and general unpleasantness.” ― Tahereh Mafi

76. “Spend more time doing things that make you forget about the time.” ― Charlotte Eriksson

77. “The difference between forgetting something and not remembering it is big enough to drive an eighteen-wheeler through.” ― Laurie Halse Anderson

78. “A tormented mind wants to forget, what a broken heart will always remember.” ― Anthony Liccione

79. “Every person has a life mission to fulfill. Never attempt to destroy what God has put in another person to do. You don’t know God’s plans, but Satan will most certainly use you to stop his plans.” ― Shannon L. Alder

80. “I could forget that part, but it had to have been true.” ― Deb Caletti

Hard to forget Quotes

81. “I’ve spent many dark nights trying to forget about Cricket. It doesn’t feel fair that he could have forgotten about me.” ― Stephanie Perkins

82. “Forgive divinely and forget humanly!” ― Dr. Lucas

83. “The first step is to forget all the ideas you may have in your mind about what is wrong with it as it is. Erase all your previous ideas and begin serving without exercising any conscious control over your stroke. Observe your serve freshly, as it is now.” ― Timothy Gallwey

84. “I’d heard somewhere that people forget things in order to build new memories. You have to forget things in order to move on in life.” ― Genki Kawamura

85. “If God forgave it, then I’m gonna forget it!” ― Dr. Lucas D. Shallua

86. “Some books are undeservedly forgotten; none are undeservedly remembered.” ― W.H. Auden

87. “The only thing faster than the speed of thought is the speed of forgetfulness. Good thing we have other people to help us remember.” ― Vera Nazarian

88. “What people see you do may not be remembered; what they hear you say may be forgotten, but how they feel your intervention in their times of need will forever be remembered.” ― Israelmore Ayivor

89. “Your skull encloses your brains. But never forget that anytime you open your mouth to talk, you have opened your mind for the entire world to see what is hidden in there!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

90. “You can just sit in here, impervious and invisible. So invisible you

91. might even forget yourself.” ― Charles Yu

92. “Music makes us forget the sadness of being alone.” ― Anthony T. Hincks

93. “Forget what we became, focus on what we’re capable of becoming.” ― Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel

94. “Never spend time seeking revenge, it leads to setbacks and more unpleasant experiences.” ― Anuj Jasani

95. “Her gloom and loneliness have forgotten as she found peace in the strength and stillness of her movement up the mixed terrain of the North Face.” ― Jennifer Jordan

Better to Forget Quotes

96. “We can’t make our families forget us, but we can make them remember us in many ways.” ― Anthony T. Hincks

97. “Maybe we forget so that we can go on.” ― John Green

98. “Don’t let social media make you forget you are blessed offline.” ― Olawale Daniel

99. “Forgetting is one of the most beneficial processes we possess.” ― Nick Payne, Elegy

100. “No one but a fool would try to erase the past. The only hope was to guard against it.” ― Ellen Feldman

101. “To be forgotten by the one to whom you never forget is the worst thing ever happens.” ― Zubair Ahmed

102. “Regrets never sit well, with those that never forget.” ― Anthony Liccione

103. “When trees fall on trees, the topmost tree must first be removed before others. Don’t be too concerned about the problems of the past. What matters most is the challenge at hand now!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

104. “Those who forget history are doomed to repeat it in summer school.” ― Josh Stern

105. “When you write about justice, you better forget who is going to be hurt.” ― M.F. Moonzajer

106. “It is so easy to dream but so hard to forget them.” ― M.F. Moonzajer

107. “People forget your goodness; teach thing something so they can always remember.” ― M.F. Moonzajer

108. “A great leader fights with great adversity suffers greatly, but courageously, and never forget to help others is his ultimate duty.” ― Debasish Mridha

109. “Don’t forget, when you refuse to make the right choices, you have already chosen to live the wrong way! Indecision is a decision to live wrongly!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

110. “No matter where you are, you are just one thought away from happiness. Forget everything; just think about happiness and everything will change.” ― Debasish Mridha

Forgive and Forget Quotes

111. “Forgiveness is a clean lotion that heals the wounds of misunderstandings! To iron out the differences; get the painful sores dressed up; Forgive and Forget!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

112. “No wonder how much you pretend, but you cannot ever forget the taste of your first kiss and the pain of your first break up.” ― M.F. Moonzajer

113. “You are the morning smiles and the midnight whispers; how can I forget you without forgetting them.” ― M.F. Moonzajer

114. “Forgive those whose actions are the outcome of their personality, and forget those whose personalities are the outcome of their actions.” ― M.F. Moonzajer

115. “Remembering to forget the past allows you freedom from a past that holds back your Christian growth.” ― Elizabeth George

116. “To forget the whole world is easy; to make the whole world forget you is hard.” ― Zhuangzi

117. “There’s an old saying about those who cannot remember the past being condemned to repeat it. But those of us who refuse to forget the past are condemned to relive it.” ― Emily Thorne

118. “I do think that men can forget a lost love quickly. I know that women would find it much harder.” ― Jane Austen

119. “Our world ends and some people never understand how much we really loved them.” ― M.F. Moonzajer

120. “The day we forget the horror, Sam, we will repeat it. Never forget your past. It will make you less human, less than human.” ― Katherine Reay

121. “People never forget two things, their first love and the money they wasted watching a bad movie.” ― Amit Kalantri

122. “When men do not forget what can be forgotten but forget what cannot be forgotten – that may be called true forgetting.” ― Zhuangzi

123. “Audience can live without a movie but a movie cannot live without an audience.” ― Amit Kalantri

124. “The most important things, the experiences that leave marks on our souls for everyone to see, those marks that reflect our most intense emotions in a glass pane, we will never forget.” ― Allie Burke

125. “You may delay your ambition, but never forget your ambition.” ― Amit Kalantri

Forget and Be strong Quotes

126. “Forget the beauty, comfort, love, and enjoyment. You must be enough tough on yourself to be strong on others.” ― M.F. Moonzajer

127. “Stop looking in the mirror and forget how you look like; we are all special the way we are.” ― M.F. Moonzajer

128. “The golden moment when I’m not yet awake enough to remember that there are things I would rather forget.” ― Sonya Sones

129. “People will know you for who you are but will remember you for what you have done. True leaders make long-lasting impacts!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

130. “When you’re looking for success Never forget to live in happiness.” ― Debasish Mridha

131. “Be careful but never forget to be cheerful.” ― Debasish Mridha

132. “Forgotten hero was never the real hero, the real hero can not be forgotten.” ― Amit Kalantri

133. “I have tried to fight those who would forget. Because if we forget, we are guilty, we are accomplices.” ― Elie Wiesel

134. “I can forgive, but I cannot forget, is only another way of saying, I will not forgive. Forgiveness ought to be like a canceled note – torn in two, and burned up, so that it never can be shown against one.” ― Henry Ward Beecher

135. “Let us not forget that the cultivation of the earth is the most important labor of man. When tillage begins, other arts will follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of civilization.” ― Daniel Webster

136. “If you are a leader, you should never forget that everyone needs encouragement. And everyone who receives it – young or old, successful or less-than-successful, unknown or famous – is changed by it.” ― John C. Maxwell

137. “Try to forget what objects you have before you – a tree, a house, a field, or whatever. Merely think, ‘Here is a little square of blue, here an oblong of pink, here a streak of yellow,’ and paint it just as it looks to you, the exact color and shape until it gives you your own impression of the scene before you.” ― Claude Monet

138. “A good memory is one trained to forget the trivial.” ― Clifton Fadiman

139. “God lets you be successful because he trusts you that you will do the right thing with it. Now, does he get disappointed often? All the time, because people get there and they forget how they got it.” ― Steve Harvey

140. “You’ve got to learn your instrument. Then, you practice, practice, practice. And then, when you finally get up there on the bandstand, forget all that and just wail.” ― Charlie Parker

141. “Your choices are very essential; without a better choice, you are risking to drive a destination whose name you know, but address you forget!” ― Israelmore Ayivor

142. “There are no regrets in life, only experiences. Every experience helps us to be what we can be.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

Never Forget Quotes

143. “We will never forgive and we will never forget.” ― Frank Herbert

144. “The purpose of learning is not to give exams in class and forget about it but to increase the knowledge until they possess an area of the earth for God almighty” ― Sunday Adelaja

145. “The day you forget about the poor, you become the poorest of the poor!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

146. “One can easily forget his destination when walking in a marvelous path towards his destination! The attraction of the path can be much stronger than the attraction of the target!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

147. “One cannot too soon forget his errors and misdemeanors.” ― Henry David Thoreau

148. “What the culture of getting rich quick does to our people is People forget that they have to create their wealth in their nation. They rather think they must be given.” ― Sunday Adelaja

149. “Forget the pain and the one who caused it, but not the lesson you learned.” ― Vikrmn

150. “Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it.” ― Jacques Prevert

151. “We face many hurdles in our life and somehow we get busy in our hectic schedules and forget how to enjoy our life.” ― Ankit Tiwari

152. “When you make the finding yourself – even if you’re the last person on Earth to see the light – you’ll never forget it.” ― Carl Sagan

153. “We’re so engaged in doing things to achieve purposes of outer value that we forget the inner value, the rapture that is associated with being alive is what it is all about.” ― Joseph Campbell

Moments We Never Forget Quotes

154. “Your memory is a monster; you forget – it doesn’t. It simply files things away. It keeps things for you, or hides things from you – and summons them to your recall with a will of its own. You think you have a memory, but it has you!” ― John Irving

155. “It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.” ― Henry David Thoreau

156. “You forget that the fruits belong to all and that the land belongs to no one.” ― Jean-Jacques Rousseau

157. “It is the peculiar quality of a fool to perceive the faults of others and to forget his own.” ― Marcus Tullius Cicero

158. “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

159. “You can never forget God. If you forget God, he’s gon’ forget you.” ― Offset

160. “Time can heal and time can help forgive and forget because in time the memories fade. The time will go so slow so fast and love will stay if it’s right.” ― Kate McGahan

161. “The world is mostly divided between madmen who remember and madmen who forget. Heroes are rare.” ― James Baldwin

Do not Forget Quotes

162. “Don’t forget the snow in the summertime, because you will meet him again when the summer is over!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

163. “The hard time is when people remember you because you need to be with them and its easy when they forget you.” ― Nutan Bajracharya

164. “Never forget where it all began-never forget your roots” ― Charmaine J Forde

165. “Never forget a man who weathered and rescued you from the storm just because you can see the shores.” ― Ikechukwu Izuakor

166. “When you lose your mind you may as well forget it.” ― Kate McGahan

167. “Don’t cheat the foundation of a house because you want to save for the roofing for at the end, you will have only roofed rubbles.” ― Ikechukwu Izuakor

168. “The good and the beautiful is not forgotten; it lives in legend and in song.” ― Hans Christian Andersen

169. “Why wait to forgive and let go only after you have sufficiently wallowed in your despair? Why not forgive and let go now?” ― Kamand Kojouri

170. “Never forget that there is a soul within you, which loves you very much, only because it’s you.” ― Munia Khan

171. “You must have hope in a better future and have faith in this hope. But then you must forget your hope and focus on this moment now.” ― Kamand Kojouri

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