oblivious Quotes

If only she could be so oblivious again, to feel such love without knowing it, mistaking it for laughter.

- Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

When you get lost in love, you become oblivious to oblivion.

- Debasish Mridha

The dog next-door had settled down, and the neighbourhood seemed stunned by this event occurring in our backyard. It was like it could sense it. It could sense some form of tragedy and helplessness being played out, and to tell you the truth, it all surprised me. I was so used to things just going on, oblivious and ignorant to all feeling.

- Markus Zusak, Underdogs

Sometimes being oblivious is a blessing.

- maitha

She looked at the girl in the chair and she saw what youth was. It was oblivious, with things in its ears.

- Ali Smith

I wasn’t sure what was worse: being oblivious or living within reality. (Eric)

- Shannon A. Thompson, Minutes Before Sunset

[Man] literally drives himself into a blind obliviousness with social games, psychological tricks, personal preoccupations so far removed from the reality of his situation that they are forms of madness, but madness all the same.

- Ernest Becker, The Denial of Death

Evangeline's obliviousness was a reason to like her rather than not: I liked least those schoolfellows whose awareness of me invariably caused misery.

- Sonya Hartnett, Surrender

I looked at myself in that window, oblivious to all the people around me and I stared and smiled that particular smile. You know that smile that seems to knock you and tell you how pathetic you are? That's the smile I was smiling.

- Markus Zusak, Underdog

Consider all the inanimate matter in the universe, all the dumb atoms, all the mindless molecules, all the oblivious dust grains and pebbles and rocks and iceballs and worlds and stars, all the unthinking galaxies and superclusters, wheeling through the oblivious time-haunted megaparsecs of the cosmic supervoid. In all that immensity, she had somehow contrived to BE a human being, a microscopically tiny, cosmically insignificant bundle of information-processing systems, wired to a mind more structurally complex than the Milky Way itself, maybe even more complex than the rest of the *whole damned universe*!

- Alastair Reynolds, Blue Remembered Earth

You focus on telling stories,
we do everything else.