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A good memory is one trained to forget the trivial.


Clifton Fadiman

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A retentive memory is a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness.
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A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness.
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A retentive memory may be a good thing, but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness.
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You never realize what a good memory you have until you try to forget something.
FRANKLIN P. JONES
Memory is the thing you forget with.
ALEXANDER CHASE
Memory is the thing you forget with
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A good memory is needed after one has lied.
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Cheese - milk's leap toward immortality.
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Gertrude Stein was masterly in making nothing happen very slowly.
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The adjective is the banana peel of the parts of speech.
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The male is a domestic animal which, if treated with firmness, can be trained to do most things.
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He has made a profession out of a business and an art out of a profession.
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The German mind has a talent for making no mistakes but the very greatest.
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Cheese is milk's leap toward immortality.
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To divide one's life by years is of course to tumble into a trap set by our own arithmetic. The cale...
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For most men life is a search for the proper manila envelope in which to get themselves filed.
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One's first book, kiss, home run, is always the best.
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Mr. Faulkner, of course, is interested in making your mind rather than your flesh creep.
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Gertrude Stein was masterly in making nothing happen very slowly
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To take wine into our mouths is to savor a droplet of the river of human history.
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Cheese -- milk's leap forward to immortality.
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For most men, life is a search for the proper manila envelope in which to get themselves filed
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We prefer to believe that the absence of inverted commas guarantees the originality of a thought, wh...
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My son is 7 years old. I am 54. It has taken me a great many years to reach that age. I am more resp...
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As between mileage and experience choose experience.
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One must have a good memory to be able to keep the promises one makes.
FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
One must have a good memory to be able to keep the promises that one makes
FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
Nothing improves the memory more than trying to forget.
SOURCE UNKNOWN
When you put so much effort to forget someone, the effort itself becomes a memory. Then you have to ...
STEVE TOLTZ
Nothing improves the memory more than trying to forget.
Forgiving does not erase the bitter past. A healed memory is not a deleted memory. Instead, forgivin...
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To envision the future; you must forget the past and make the present a memory
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Hope has a good memory, gratitude a bad one.
BALTASAR GRACIAN
Nothing fixes a thing so intently in the memory as the wish to forget it
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Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
MONTAIGNE
Memory is not always used to remember,its sometimes used to forget
OMAR ASHRAF EZZELDIN
Perhaps the purpose of categorical algebra is to show that which is trivial, is trivially trivial.
ANONYMOUS
The uncluttered life is the key to a good memory.
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The arrow of time obscures memory of both past and future circumstance with innumerable fallacies, t...
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Such is human memory... you forget the truth and believe what makes you feel better.
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Good Morning Humans...'It's Monday don't forget to be awesome, make it a good one
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Empathy is the new measurement of everything. It doesn't matter what religion you have, what God you...
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Clifton Anthony is a person I would want living next door to me, my daughters and my mom.
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One ought to have a good memory when he has told a lie.
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One ought to have a good memory when he has told a lie.
PIERRE CORNEILLE
If you happen to forget an extremely important task, then you don't have a bad memory.
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Being clingy may work for puppies, but not for you.
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Being clingy may work for puppies, but not for you.
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He was already fading. I knew that it wouldn't be long until he was just a vague image, however much...
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Mother Superior jump the gun...
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His life seemed like a deck of cards, and in the midst of all those two’s and three’s someone ha...
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There are three side effects of acid: enhanced long-term memory, decreased short-term memory, and I ...
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The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first ti...
FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first ti...
FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first ti...
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The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first t...
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All writers are the same - they forget a thousand good reviews and remember one bad one.
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Actors are born, good actors are trained. Dancers are born, good dancers are trained.
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One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.
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The secret of a good memory is attention, and attention to a subject depends upon our interest in it...
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How can something feel so crucial in the moment and then seem completely trivial after the fact?
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Dark, cool, musty, smoky, where light fell funny and everyone looked like someone you knew or wanted...
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I mean, don't forget the earth's about five thousand million years old, at least. Who can afford to ...
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It is a good deed to forget a poor joke.
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The worst disadvantage of good memory is potential to hate.
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I've only beaten Clifton once before, and to beat them like that was really nice.
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If you can’t forget the past, then don’t forget it. Bury it in your heart, and let it become a p...
ADELMAR
I'm happy with the Byrds as a good memory.
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One should cultivate good habits of memory, for it is capable of making existence a Paradise or an I...
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Our life is a series of moments. Let them all go. Moments. All gathering towards this one.
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