quote by Donald Miller

And once you live a good story, you get a taste for a kind of meaning in life, and you can't go back to being normal; you can't go back to meaningless scenes stitched together by the forgettable thread of wasted time.

— Donald Miller

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There are memories that time can't erase, Clarissa.

Ask your friend, Magnus Bane, if you don't believe me. Forever does not make loss forgettable. Only bearable.

Forever does not make loss forgettable, only bearable, Brother Zachariah to Clary Fray

Nobody gets to name you. You are not forgettable. You are not replaceable. You are not your pain. You are sacred and special and alive.

The difference between the forgettable and the enduring is artistry.


... America has amnesia. ... Certainly, there is a passion for memory loss in American thought. ... Americans may be the world champion forgetters.

Prerequisite for rereadability in books: that they be forgettable.

The word "souvenir" has, of course, slightly extended itself in meaning until it now denotes almost anything either breakable or useless; but even today, ninety per cent of the items covered by the word are forgettable objects in which cigarettes can be left to go stale.

People don't remember me. Really. It's not a paranoid thing; I just have this habit of slipping through memories. It doesn't bother me all that much, except I guess that's a lie; it does. For some reason, I test very high on forgettability.

People consider the harms they inflict to be justified and forgettable, and the harms they suffer to be unprovoked and grievous.


In the 1970s, for all the Stevie Wonders, I'm sure there were five artists that were making forgettable music.

"Macarena" is a great song. If music is something you can remember - the worst crime music can do is to be forgettable.

Being different and thinking different makes a person unforgettable.

History does not remember the forgettable. It honors the unique minority the majority cannot forget

If an idea is compelling enough it'll stick in my head until I am forced to write it. If it's forgettable, who cares?

The conversation seemed just as boring and forgettable as details of American history around 1805, for example.


Carnal knowledge is as forgettable as the other kinds.

Your own gown is most delicately suitable, both to the occasion and to yourself,' to be translated: Your gown is insipid and entirely forgettable. If you wear it on every other occasion this entire season, no one will notice or care.

I am a forgettable leaf on a tree.

More than four thousand programs produced and consumed.

Some of them were pretty good, a great many of them were forgettable; but a handful may even be worth a book.

I don't need to play villains or anything like that to show people that I'm different. I just want to be a part of stories that hold up over time. Too much of this stuff is forgettable. When it comes to being an actor, I don't know how good I am but I always say this, I've never been the problem in the cast. I just want to keep that streak up and do more projects in the future, that's it.


I'm a very wide reader. I read serious books and I read airplane, forgettable books. I never have fewer than four or five books beside my bed at night. I particularly enjoy reading about people who have gone through a personal growth.

I saw a lot of lousy movies and watched a ton of crappy television and read a bunch of utterly forgettable books and comics and listened to hours of junk music as a kid. And I'm still drawing profitably in my own art on some of the tawdry treasure I stored up in those years.

As a kid I was enamored with fiction, most of it utterly forgettable and long forgotten.

The xmas holidays have this high value: that they remind Forgetters of the Forgotten, & repair damaged relationships.

On a single day, I read articles where I was described as being alternately 'lanky,' 'pudgy,' 'doughy,' 'balding,' 'utterly forgettable,' and 'constantly irritating.


Slightly forgettable movies can sometimes make great musicals.

Of course.” She fluffed her hair. “I don’t want to brag, but I’m very high maintenance.” “Uh, I think low maintenance is what’s desirable.” “Low maintenance is what’s forgettable. You might want to write that down, underline it, circle it and put a star by it. It’s golden.” With barely a breath, she added, “Now let’s find out if we’re compatible, shall we?

The most basic and somehow forgettable thing is this: Love is not pain.

Love is goodness. And real love--it's less shiny than solid and simple.

The only thing more painful than being an active forgetter is to be an inert rememberer.

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