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A dying people tolerates the present, rejects the future, and finds its satisfactions in past greatness and half remembered glory
John Steinbeck
For the majority of us, the past is a regret, the future an experiment
Mark Twain
God cannot alter the past, that is why he is obliged to connive at the existence of historians
Samuel Butler
He is blessed over all mortals who loses no moment of the passing life in remembering the past
Henry David Thoreau
He who controls the present, controls the past. He who controls the past, controls the future.
George Orwell
I don't think the human mind can comprehend the past and the future. They are both just illusions that can manipulate you into thinking there's some kind of change.
Bob Dylan
I like men who have a future and women who have a past
Oscar Wilde
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Thomas Jefferson
I try to be the same person I was yesterday.
Colin Powell
I've never tried to block out the memories of the past, even though some are painful. I don't understand people who hide from their past. Everything you live through helps to make you the person you are now.
Sophia Loren
If there is no God, who pops up the next Kleenex?
Art Hoppe
In the past, those who foolishly sought power by riding on the back of the tiger ended up inside.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
In those days he was wiser than he is now; he used to frequently take my advice
Winston Churchill
Lessons taught but never learned,
all around us anger burns.
Guide the future by the past.
Long ago the mould was cast.
Neil Peart
No man is rich enough to buy back his past.
Oscar Wilde
O, she misused me past the endurance of a block.
William Shakespeare
One's past is what one is. It is the only way by which people should be judged.
Oscar Wilde
Our duty is to preserve what the past has had to say for itself, and to say for ourselves what shall be true for the future
John Ruskin
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
Study the past if you would divine the future
Confucius
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