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Past quotes - The past which you carry in your purse is a gift and a curse when you goin’ head first. Share

“The past which you carry in your purse is a gift and a curse when you goin’ head first.”

Past quotes - If we open a quarrel between past and present, we shall find that we have lost the future. Share

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

Past quotes - A revolution is a struggle to the death between the future and the past. Share

“A revolution is a struggle to the death between the future and the past.”

Past quotes - I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past. Share

“I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.”

“History is a relentless master. It has no present, only the past rushing into the future. To try to hold fast is to be swept aside.”

Past quotes - Trying to tear down the past prohibits you from building up your future. Share

“Trying to tear down the past prohibits you from building up your future. ”

Past quotes - In this bright future you can't forget your past. Share

“In this bright future you can't forget your past.”

Past quotes - I like a woman with a future and a past. Share

“I like a woman with a future and a past.”

“Once I knew only darkness and stillness... my life was without past or future... but a little word from the fingers of another fell into my hand that clutched at emptiness, and my heart leaped to the rapture of living.”

Past quotes - It takes a long time to bring the past up to the present. Share

“It takes a long time to bring the past up to the present.”

“I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path. Where the fear has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.”

“Without libraries what have we? We have no past and no future.”

“If any one faculty of our nature may be called more wonderful than the rest, I do think it is memory. There seems something more speakingly incomprehensible in the powers, the failures, the inequalities of memory, than in any other of our intelligences. The memory is sometimes so retentive, so serviceable, so obedient; at others, so bewildered and so weak; and at others again, so tyrannic, so beyond control! We are, to be sure, a miracle every way; but our powers of recollecting and of forgetting do seem peculiarly past finding out.”

“Study the past, if you would divine the future.”

“For my part, I consider that it will be found much better by all parties to leave the past to history, especially as I propose to write that history myself. ”

“Through loyalty to the past, our mind refuses to realize that tomorrow's joy is possible only if today's makes way for it; that each wave owes the beauty of its line only to the withdrawal of the preceding one.”

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

“If we learn the art of yielding what must be yielded to the changing present, we can save the best of the past.”

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

“When you forgive, you in no way change the past - but you sure do change the future.”

“The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. ”

“Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future. ”

“A mother's happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.”

“Sweet is the memory of past troubles.”

“For pleasures past I do not grieve, nor perils gathering near; My greatest grief is that I leave nothing that claims a tear.”

“Philosophy finds it an easy matter to vanquish past and future evils, but the present are commonly too hard for it.”

“Not to be born is, past all prizing, best.”

“Whoever neglects the arts when he is young has lost the past and is dead to the future.”

“What is history? An echo of the past in the future; a reflex from the future on the past.”

“We see past time in a telescope and present time in a microscope. Hence the apparent enormities of the present.”