Thursday , 20 June 2024

Oblivion meaning

Noun: oblivion

Pronunciation: (u’bli-vee-un)

Oblivion meaning:

  • Total forgetfulness.
  • The state of being unconscious or unaware or the state of not knowing what is going on around you.

oblivions

Quotations: Johnny Cash – The Master of Life’s been good to me. He has given me strength to face past illnesses, and victory in the face of defeat. He has given me life and joy where other saw oblivion. He Has given new purpose to live for, new services to render and old wounds to heal.Life and love go on, let the music play.

Raymond Chandler – Most critical writing is drivel and half of it is dishonest. It is a short cut to oblivion, anyway. Thinking in terms of ideas destroys the power to think in terms of emotions and sensations.

William Bliss Carman – The telephone is the greatest single enemy of scholarship; for what our intellectual forebears used to inscribe in ink now goes once over a wire into permanent oblivion.

Oscar Wilde – Most of our modern portrait painters are doomed to absolute oblivion. They never paint what they see. They paint what the public sees, and the public never sees anything.

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

Sample sentences:

  1. History records the successes of men with objectives and a sense of direction. Oblivion is the position of small men overwhelmed by obstacles.
  2. All my life, as down an abyss without a bottom. I have been pouring van loads of information into that vacancy of oblivion I call my mind.
  3. People come to music to seek oblivion.Is that not also a form of deception?
  4. The Master of Life’s been good to me. He has given me strength to face past illnesses, and victory in the face of defeat. He has given me life and joy where other saw oblivion. He Has given new purpose to live for, new services to render and old wounds to heal.
  5. Double think to forget any fact that has become inconvenient, and then, when it becomes necessary again, to draw it back from oblivion for just so long as it is needed.
  6. Finishing second in the Olympics gets you silver. Finishing second in politics gets you oblivion.
  7. An artist, under pain of oblivion, must have confidence in himself, and listen only to his real master.
  8. The telephone is the greatest single enemy of scholarship; for what our intellectual forebears used to inscribe in ink now goes once over a wire into permanent oblivion.
  9. I did what I could to inflate the rumor I was on my way to stardom. What I was on my way to, by any mathematical standards known to man, was oblivion, by way of obscurity.
  10. Fame is an illusive thing here today, gone tomorrow. The fickle, shallow mob raises its heroes to the pinnacle of approval today and hurls them into oblivion tomorrow at the slightest whim; cheers today, hisses tomorrow; utter forgetfulness in a few months.
  11. Pleasure is a sort of oblivion, a forgetfulness. Pain is remembrance, you cannot forget pain.
  12. History records the successes of men with objectives and a sense of direction. Oblivion is the position of small men overwhelmed by obstacles.
  13. Events are the ephemera of history; they pass across its stage like fireflies, hardly glimpsed before they settle back into darkness and as often as not into oblivion. Every event, however brief, has to be sure a contribution to make, lights up some dark corner or even some wide vista of history. Nor it it only political history which benefits most, for every historical landscape.
  14. Categories are a drag. It’s groove music. We don’t just jam, the songs have parts. We don’t just go off into oblivion. There is a beginning, middle and end with room for fooling around in the middle.
  15. All the glory of the world would be buried in oblivion, unless God had provided mortals with the remedy of books.
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