Today’s quote is a quote from lines 207 – 210 of the verse epistle / poem Eloisa To Abelard by Alexander Pope:
How happy is the blameless vestal’s lot?
The world forgetting, by the world forgot:
Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind!
Each prayer accepted, and each wish resigned;
–Alexander Pope | Eloisa To Abelard | 207 – 210
I first heard this quote during a scene in the movie Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind when it was said by the character Mary Svevo (played by Kirsten Dunst) to the character Dr. Howard Mierzwiak (played by Tom Wilkinson):