Past Quotes - Page 4

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

Every past is worth condemning.
– Anonymous

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

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

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

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

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

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

Genealogists live in the past lane.
– Anonymous

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The burden of the past pains more than the bullet of a gun; remove the past and a million men will be made happy.
– Anonymous

The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
– Spiro T. Agnew

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

The present contains nothing more than the past, and what is found in the effect was already in the cause.
– Henri Bergson