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30+ Past Quotes

Past is the basement of the present. Past is the childhood of the future. This is a collection of 33 past quotes and sayings.

The past can't hurt you anymore, not unless you let it. - Alan Moore
The past speaks to us in a thousand voices, warning and comforting, animating and stirring to action. - Felix Adler
The past beats inside me like a second heart. - John Banville
The one charm of the past is that it is the past. - Oscar Wilde
The past should be a springboard, not a hammock. - Ivern Ball
What is past is prologue. - William Shakespeare
The past is not a package one can lay away. - Emily Dickinson
Study the past if you would divine the future. - Confucius
We go to the past to lay the blame - since the past can't argue. - Glen Duncan
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
Look back, and smile at perils past. - Sir Walter Scott
The past is never where you think you left it. - Katherine Anne Porter
Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost. - Robert H. Schuller
It's okay to look back at your past. Just don't stare. - Benjamin Dover
The past is strapped to our backs. We do not have to see it; we can always feel it. - Mignon McLaughlin
Consider the past and you shall know the future. - Chinese Proverbs
The past is the only dead thing that smells sweet. - Cyril Connolly
Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. - George Santayana
Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now. - Denis Waitley
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated into a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap. - Spiro T. Agnew
Dwelling on the past only blinds you to the future. - Andrew Boyd
We have to do with the past only as we can make it useful to the present and the future. - Frederick Douglass
Your past is always your past. Even if you forget it, it remembers you. - Sarah Dessen
Your past doesn't define who you are. It just gives you the starting point for who you're going to be. - Agent Carolina
The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there. - Lesley P. Hartley
The past is always judged by the present. - Neith Boyce
The past is always tense, the future perfect. - Zadie Smith
Don't brood on the past, but don't forget it either. - Thomas H. Raddall
Scars have the strange power to remind us that our past is real. - Cormac McCarthy
No man is rich enough to buy back his past. - Oscar Wilde
Gratitude looks to the Past and love to the Present; fear, avarice, lust, and ambition look ahead. - C.S. Lewis
Just as a snake sheds its skin, we must shed our past over and over again. - Gautama Buddha
Your past is always your past. Even if you forget it, it remembers you. - Sarah Dessen
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