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The past is not a package one can lay away. -Emily Dickinson


The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion. -Albert Einstein


The past is a ghost, the future a dream, and all we ever have is now. -Bill Cosby


Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future. -Audrey Hepburn


When the past calls, let it go to voicemail. It has nothing new to say.


I learned that things change, people change, that doesn't mean you forget the past or try to cover it up. It simply means that you move on and treasure the memories.


No man is rich enough to buy back his past. -Oscar Wilde


There is no past that we can bring back by longing for it. There is only an eternally new now that builds and creates itself out of the Best as the past withdraws. -Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe


Never forget yesterday but always live for today, Because you never know what tomorrow can bring or what it can take away.


What is past is prologue. -William Shakespeare


The beauty of the past is that it is the past. The beauty of the now is to know it. The beauty of the future is to see where one is going.


Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future. -Oscar Wilde


If you judge me by my past, don't be surprised when you become part of it.


Look back, and smile on perils past. -Walter Scott


All the king's horses and all the king's men can't put the past together again. So let's remember: Don't try to saw sawdust. -Dale Carnegie


Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed. -Wayne Dyer


Ah yes, the past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it or learn from it. -The Lion King


We can draw lessons from the past, but we cannot live in it. -Lyndon B. Johnson


Don't judge me by my past, I don't live there anymore. -Miley Cyrus


Don't let yourself be controlled by these three things: your past, people, and money.


In this bright future you can't forget your past. -Bob Marley


If we open a quarrel between past and present, we shall find that we have lost the future. -Winston Churchill


I have memories - but only a fool stores his past in the future. -David Gerrold


With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now. -Ralph Waldo Emerson


The past is an old armchair in the attic, the present an ominous ticking sound, and the future is anybody's guess. -James Thurber


I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past. -Thomas Jefferson


Memories were the markers of the journey through life. It was necessary to know where you had come from. Only then could you know where you were going. -William Shatner


Instead of judging them by their past, stand with them and help repair their future.


Pain makes you stronger. Tears makes you braver. Heartbreak makes you wiser. So thank the past for a better future.


The past is what you remember, imagine you remember, convince yourself you remember, or pretend you remember. -Harold Pinter


It takes a long time to bring the past up to the present. -Franklin D. Roosevelt


The Greek word for "return" is nostos. Algos means "suffering." So nostalgia is the suffering caused by an unappeased yearning to return. -Milan Kundera


A lot of people go through life like they are rowing a boat. They look at where they have been (the PAST) rather than where they are going (the FUTURE).



The past is never dead, it is not even past. -William Faulkner


Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future. -John F. Kennedy


The past could always be annihilated. Regret, denial, or forgetfulness could do that. But the future was inevitable. -Oscar Wilde


If you look back too much, you will soon be headed that way


Bring the past only if you are going to build from it. -Doménico Cieri Estrada


Yesterday is but today's memory, and tomorrow is today's dream. -Khalil Gibran


Forgiveness allows you to focus on the future without combating the past.


Living in memories is an empty gesture. -Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh


Ah, beware of snobbery; it is the unwelcome recognition of one's own past failings. -Cary Grant


Sometimes the past seems too big for the present to hold. -Chuck Palahniuk


Its important not to be embarrassed by your past. The contradictions are part of what we are. -Richey Edwards


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