Past Quotes and Sayings - Page 2
Our past is like a book, the compilation of the story of our life. It’s a book that we can consult whenever we want to change something that can make our future more successful.
No man is rich enough to buy back his past…
The past is a work of art, free of irrelevancies and loose ends.
- Max Beerbohm
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find that we have lost the future.
- Winston Churchill
Always choose the future over the past. What do we do now?
- Brian Tracy
Dwelling on the past only makes it worse and worrying about the future just makes the present pointless.
As time goes by you forget things you wanna remember and remember things that you wanna forget.
Once you start to worry time persists but you’re still stuck on the past.
About the past:
When a door closes, we often look so longingly back at it, that we don’t see a new one has opened.
We can’t let the messed up past mess up our future!
Every past is worth condemning.
- Friedrich Nietzsche
To what a degree the same past can leave different marks- and especially admit of different interpretations.
- Andre Gide
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.
- Wendell Berry
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
Sometimes we look to our past to compare and contrast with our present but the past is the past for a reason and everyone who has been left in it has no purpose in your future – if you plan to get to your future you gotta keep your past in your rear view.
Lesson in life:
A wise man sat in the audience and cracked a joke. Everybody laughs like crazy. After a moment, he cracked the same joke again. This time, less people laughed. He cracked the same joke again and again. When there is no laughter in the crowd, he smiled and said: “You can’t laugh at the same joke again and again, but why do you keep crying over the same thing over and over again?
Don’t look back or you’ll trip over what’s in front of you.
He who spends time regretting the past loses the present and risks the future.
You can’t erase, change, or rewind your past, you can only accept it.
Stop living in yesterday and start living in today.
Let Go, Everyday.
There is no “If only”. There’s only what has happened, and what is going to happen.
I only look in the rear view mirror to glance back remembering the memories & mandating that I not make the same mistakes…but I constantly look forward making sure I don’t miss a thing in the present! We have one life…live wisely! Cheers!
Out of all the years of schooling my greatest teacher will always be my past.
Don’t get upset about something you did, because you can’t change it, instead work hard to make sure it doesn’t happen again.
Right actions in the future are the best apologies for bad actions in the past.
- Tryon Edwards
If past history was all there was to the game, the richest people would be librarians.
- Warren Buffett