Past Quotes

DownUp +67

The past is behind, learn from it. The future is ahead, prepare for it. The present is here, live it.
– Anonymous

DownUp +29

You can’t change the past, but you can ruin the present by worrying about the future.
– Anonymous

DownUp +22

Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.
– Anonymous

DownUp +22

No hand can make the clock strike for me the hours that are passed.
– Anonymous

DownUp +21

I don’t think of the past. The only thing that matters is the everlasting present.
– Anonymous

DownUp +20

There is a way to look at the past. Don’t hide from it. It will not catch you–if you don’t repeat it.
– Anonymous

DownUp +20

One reason God created time was so that there would be a place to bury the failures of the past.
– Anonymous

DownUp +19

We cannot let the past cloud our perception of the future.
– Anonymous

DownUp +19

One must always maintain one’s connection to the past and yet ceaselessly pull away from it.
– Anonymous

DownUp +18

Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.
– Anonymous

DownUp +17

Always choose the future over the past. What do we do now ?
– Anonymous

DownUp +17

The distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
– Anonymous

DownUp +17

Right actions in the future are the best apologies for bad actions in the past.
– Anonymous

DownUp +17

The past is our definition. We may strive, with good reason, to escape it, or to escape what is bad in it, but we will escape it only by adding something better to it.
– Anonymous

DownUp +16

We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.
– Anonymous

DownUp +16

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
– Anonymous

DownUp +15

May the dreams of your past be the reality of your future.
– Anonymous

DownUp +14

Every past is worth condemning.
– Anonymous

DownUp +14

To what a degree the same past can leave different marks-and especially admit of different interpretations.
– Anonymous

DownUp +13

If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find that we have lost the future.
– Anonymous

DownUp +10

Events in the past may be roughly divided into those which probably never happened and those which do not matter.
– Anonymous

DownUp +4

People who try to predict the future are trying to gain control over their past.
– Anonymous

DownUp +3

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

DownUp +3

Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over.
– F. Scott Fitzgerald

DownUp +2

Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.
– Seneca

DownUp +2

With our thoughts we make the world.
– Buddha

DownUp +2

It is never too late to become what you might have been.
– George Eliot

DownUp +2

I think we agree, the past is over.
– George Washington

DownUp +2

The present was an egg laid by the past that had the future inside its shell.
– Zora Neale Hurston

DownUp +2

To what a degree the same past can leave different marks and especially admit of different interpretations.
– André Gide

DownUp +1

The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there.
– Leslie Poles Hartley

DownUp +1

Ex Girlfriend Still Texts Me

Ex Girlfriend Still Texts Me

DownUp +1

There are no passengers on Spaceship Earth. We are all crew.
– Marshall McLuhan

DownUp +1

At the end of our life our questions are simple: Did I live fully? Did I love well?
– Jack Kornfield

DownUp +1

I like men who have a future and women who have a past.
– Oscar Wilde

DownUp +1

You have to know the past to understand the present.
– Dr. Carl Sagan

DownUp +1

You may never know what results come of your action, but if you do nothing there will be no result.
– Mahatma Gandhi

DownUp +1

The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.
– Alvin Toffler

DownUp +1

No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is but also the world as it will be.
– Isaac Asimov

DownUp 0

We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.
– The Buddha

Page 1 of 3123