Past Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Past

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In the past, we spoke of poverty, misery only in the south. Now there is a lot of misery, a lot of bad that creates victims in the north as well. This has become manifest: the global system was not made to serve the good of all, but to serve multinational companies.
~By Ahmed Ben Bella ~


I can tell you 100 percent Pastor Jones will not burn the Quran tomorrow. There will be no Quran burning.
~By Kilari Anand Paul ~


We have relegated the saints to a pink and blue and gold world of plaster statuary that belongs to the past; it is a hangover, a relic, of the Dark Ages when men were the children of fantasy's magic.
~By C. Kilmer Myers ~


Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste that they hurry past it.
~By Soren Kierkegaard ~


Today, it's very tempting to create songs by cutting and pasting in the studio.
~By Huey Lewis ~


We live trapped, between the churned-up and examined past and a future that waits for our work.
~By Anna Freud ~


If you believe that feeling bad or worrying long enough will change a past or future event, then you are residing on another planet with a different reality system.
~By William James ~


One of my resolutions is to quit smoking. I've tried for the past two years, but this year I am going to stick with it.
~By John Oldham ~


I do not believe, given her past decisions and comments on the reasons to go to war in Iraq, that Dr. Rice will be able to represent the United States without a predetermined bias from the war.
~By Daniel Akaka ~


There is no life for girls in team sports past Little League. I got into tennis when I realized this, and because I thought golf would be too slow for me, and I was too scared to swim.
~By Billie Jean King ~


Some say that the age of chivalry is past, that the spirit of romance is dead. The age of chivalry is never past, so long as there is a wrong left unredressed on earth.
~By Charles Kingsley ~


My only general rule was to steer away from things I played with the band over the past couple of tours. I was interested in re-shaping the Rising material for live shows, so people could hear the bare bones of that.
~By Bruce Springsteen ~


Cinema has only been around for about 100 years. Has all of the world's violence towards women taken place only within the past 100 years?
~By Richard King ~


The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.
~By Rene Descartes ~


I came to New York late; I was already past 30.
~By Jeffrey Tambor ~


Taste refers to the past, imagination to the future.
~By Mason Cooley ~


We have all examined our past critically and are very much aware of even the unpleasant things. Now, we need to look at what we plan to do with the lessons we have learned from the past.
~By Heinz Fischer ~


Anger may repast with thee for an hour, but not repose for a night; the continuance of anger is hatred, the continuance of hatred turns malice.
~By Francis Quarles ~


While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.
~By Ronald Reagan ~


The one thing we know today is we can't continue to do business the way we have in the past.
~By Bud Selig ~


Once you grow past Mommy and Daddy coming running when you're hurt, you're really on your own. You're alone, and there's no one to help you.
~By Octavia Butler ~


I've always wanted to work with Paul Newman. I had a couple opportunities in the past, and I didn't take advantage of it, so it was really fun to be working with him.
~By Ed Harris ~


Thus, the questions we should ask here are what makes the current economic upswing different from the past two recoveries, and whether such differences are sufficient for the economy to reach the sustained growth path.
~By Toshihiko Fukui ~


Crawford washed her hands a lot. She washed her arms all the way up past her elbows. She just couldn't get enough done in that direction. She was compulsive about being clean, clean, clean!
~By Fay Wray ~


Goth culture, as mired in the past as it is, even it goes through changes, so Goth when I was growing up is not what it is now. When I think of Goth culture as it is at the moment I think of mall culture.
~By Jhonen Vasquez ~


From depicting the past, so goes the suspicion, it is a short step to glorifying the past.
~By Lion Feuchtwanger ~


As the proud father of two teens and past Chairman to the Presidents Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, I am committed to educating parents and especially young people on ways to live a long, healthy and active life.
~By Lee Haney ~


We could imagine nothing pleasanter than to spend all of our lives digging for relics of the past.
~By Heinrich Schliemann ~


Our greatest responsibility is not to be pencils of the past.
~By Robert A. M. Stern ~


And I did wonder - because it's now three years ago since I left prison - whether there would come a time when I would forget it, or it would be in the past as anything else might be - no, it's there every day of my life.
~By Jeffrey Archer ~


As you know, in the past several years, month after month, radio has increased its revenues - some of it even coming from Dot-Com advertisers. So, radio is a survivor.
~By Casey Kasem ~


In the past, I always used to be looking for answers. Today, I know there are only questions. So I just live.
~By Sarah Brightman ~


God be thanked for books; they are the voices of the distant and the dead, and make us heirs of the spiritual life of past ages.
~By William Ellery Channing ~


The very purpose of the Bill of Rights and the Constitution is to protect minority rights against majority voters. Every court decision that strikes down discriminatory legislation, including past Supreme Court decisions, affirming the fundamental rights to marry the person you love, overrules a majority decision.
~By David Boies ~


Jane Austen is at the end of the line that begins with Samuel Richardson, which takes wonder and magic out of the novel, treats not the past but the present.
~By Leslie Fiedler ~


I wanted to get away from my past and everything connected with it.
~By Georg Solti ~


For us, Marxism is always open because there are always new xperiences, there are always new facts, including facts about the past, which have to be incorporated in the corpus of scientific socialism.
~By Ernest Mandel ~


The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone.
~By George Eliot ~


We have peace with God as soon as we believe, but not always with ourselves. The pardon may be past the prince's hand and seal, and yet not put into the prisoner's hand.
~By William Gurnall ~


He was what I often think is a dangerous thing for a statesman to be - a student of history; and like most of those who study history, he learned from the mistakes of the past how to make new ones.
~By A. J. P. Taylor ~


Everybody past a certain age, regardless of how they look on the outside, pretty much constantly dreams of being able to escape from their lives.
~By Doug Coupland ~


The past is the only dead thing that smells sweet.
~By Cyril Connolly ~


I wonder how often in the past I may have missed the good in people because I pre-judged, based on the differences?
~By Anne Perry ~


Confirming John Roberts would endanger much of the progress made by the nation in civil rights over the past half century.
~By Ralph Neas ~


Art is not a pastime but a priesthood.
~By Jean Cocteau ~


In the past, there has always been so much pressure about carrying a show and promoting a record.
~By Richard Marx ~


It's interesting to note that all revolutionary literature was written by pastors. These guys were involved in a revolution against the mightiest power that the world had ever seen.
~By Randall Terry ~


I wouldn't trade the experiences I've had over the past 36 years for anything.
~By Gil Gerard ~


I want my testimony to stand on that point. But I would point out that Zona Research Inc. showed we have increased market share among business users, educational users, and government users over the past several months - and that's more recent than the IDC report.
~By Jim Barksdale ~


More fundamentally, it is a dream that does not die with the onset of manhood: the dream is to play endlessly, past the time when you are called home for dinner, past the time of doing chores, past the time when your body betrays you past time itself.
~By John Thorn ~


We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


There is a lack of critical assessment of the past. But you have to understand that the current ruling elite is actually the old ruling elite. So they are incapable of a self-critical approach to the past.
~By Ryszard Kapuscinski ~


Creation is all space, all time - all things past, present, and future.
~By Matthew Fox ~


I learned a lot from that first record and I learned a lot from my experiences touring, but really the biggest education I got over the past two years was learning the importance of arrangements.
~By Vanessa Carlton ~


I mentioned that one of the tripartite formulas in American worldview involves time: past, present, and future.
~By Alan Dundes ~


Even with, or perhaps, because of, this background, I have over the past few years sensed a very dramatic change in attitude on the part of Prince Edward Islanders towards the on-going rush for so-called modernization.
~By Alex Campbell ~


The way you remember the past depends upon your hope for the future. And if what you see in your future has no hope, it has no potential, then you view the past that brought you to here as not very good.
~By Story Musgrave ~


It is in the very nature of things human that every act that has once made its appearance and has been recorded in the history of mankind stays with mankind as a potentiality long after its actuality has become a thing of the past.
~By Hannah Arendt ~


We know the past and its great events, the present in its multitudinous complications, chiefly through faith in the testimony of others.
~By Matthew Simpson ~


A bland smile is like a green light at an intersection, it feels good when you get one, but you forget it the moment you're past it.
~By Doug Coupland ~


In a lot of films, they're showing more complete, developed characters of diverse ethnic backgrounds. The larger concern is to be able to tastefully explore the stereotypes, and still move past them to see the core of people.
~By Forest Whitaker ~


I just got Kill Bill: Vol. 2. I've watched it like eight times in the past two months. I just love the scene at the end between David Carradine and Uma Thurman.
~By Shawn Ashmore ~


Know the names of past and current artists who are most famous for playing their instruments.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


During the past few decades, modern technology, with radio, TV, air travel, and satellites, has woven a network of communication which puts each part of the world in to almost instant contact with all the other parts.
~By David Bohm ~


Over the past several years, all of us as Canadians, and as members of the North American cultural and economic environment, have been to a greater or lesser extent party to a significant attitudinal change towards our culture.
~By Alex Campbell ~


All I can say is that I'm going to try to coach the way I've coached in the past. And if it ends up not being good enough, then so be it.
~By Steve Spurrier ~


This fact immediately suggested a singular event - that at some time in the distant past the universe began expanding from an extremely small size. To many people this inference was loaded with overtones of a supernatural event - the creation, the beginning of the universe.
~By Michael Behe ~


There is no such thing as a good or bad ad in isolation. What is good at one moment is bad at another. Research can trap you into the past.
~By William Bernbach ~


It is sadder to find the past again and find it inadequate to the present than it is to have it elude you and remain forever a harmonious conception of memory.
~By F. Scott Fitzgerald ~


The more determinedly I exist, as myself, within the conditions of the time, the more clearly I shall hear the language of the past, the nearer I shall feel the glow of its life.
~By Karl Jaspers ~


I count myself fortunate to be able to contribute to this work; and the great interest which the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has shown in my work and the recognition that it has paid to my past successes, convince me that I am not on the wrong track.
~By Pieter Zeeman ~


We have record high temperatures and record high energy prices across the country, and we've seen the dangerous effects caused by extreme temperatures in the past.
~By Louise Slaughter ~


In books lies the soul of the whole past time.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


Nothing that was worthy in the past departs; no truth or goodness realized by man ever dies, or can die.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


Create your future from your future not your past.
~By Werner Erhard ~


Creation is not taking place now, so far as can be observed. Therefore, it was accomplished sometime in the past, if at all, and thus is inaccessible to the scientific method.
~By Henry M. Morris ~


We have for the past year and undoubtedly will be for the next year, dealing with an electorate that is more alienated and more cynical than at any point in modern time.
~By Robert Teeter ~


I wouldn't put it past God to arrange a virgin birth if He wanted, but I very much doubt if He would.
~By David Edward Jenkins ~


We've made some mistakes in this country in times past - the Korean conflict proceeding that, some say proceeding the Persian Gulf War, where we were ambiguous as to what we would do.
~By Fred Thompson ~


I just turned 30 so I got really introspective as you do, questioning my life. And when I stopped and sort of looked back at the past decade, I realized I had done more work than I thought I had done.
~By Sheryl Lee ~


Over the past two decades, we have clearly seen an erosion of ethical values.
~By Arthur Levitt ~


The possibility of saying anything about a thing rests on the assumption that it preserves its identity, or continues to be the same thing in the respect described, that it will behave in future situations as it has in past.
~By Frank Knight ~


I wish I had the billions of dollars that George Soros has that he has used to fund Democratic causes in the past.
~By Karl Rove ~


Democracy opens new vistas and opportunities. We should use the opportunities it offers to correct past mistakes not to blunder anew.
~By Ibrahim Babangida ~


Man does find in Nature deliverance from himself, oblivion of his past, with peace and purity!
~By George A. Smith ~


With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


See, what you're meant to do when you have a mid-life crisis is buy a fast car, aren't you? Well, I've always had fast cars. It's not that. It's the fear that you're past your best. It's the fear that the stuff you've done in the past is your best work.
~By Robbie Coltrane ~


Take time to gather up the past so that you will be able to draw from your experience and invest them in the future.
~By Jim Rohn ~


Once I planned to write a book of poems entirely about the things in my pocket. But I found it would be too long; and the age of the great epics is past.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


I had some wonderful dreaming meetings. I can't tell you specifically what they've been in the recent months. In the past they've been verbal kinds of messages that he needed to give me. Now they're more dreams of his presence.
~By Judy Collins ~


We have to do with the past only as we can make it useful to the present and the future.
~By Frederick Douglass ~


The burden of the past is only, I think, oppressive when you've got to go on the experience of the avant garde.
~By Jonathan Miller ~


I do not know which makes a man more conservative - to know nothing but the present, or nothing but the past.
~By John Maynard Keynes ~


In the past the publishers I've worked with have been extremely generous. And in almost every case, have been people who believed in the work rather than the sales and marketing.
~By Peter Sotos ~


The senior officer who met with reporters in Baghdad said there had been 21 car bombings in the capital in May, and 126 in the past 80 days. All last year, he said, there were only about 25 car bombings in Baghdad.
~By Rich Lowry ~


A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others.
~By Charles Darwin ~


I am going away with him to an unknown country where I shall have no past and no name, and where I shall be born again with a new face and an untried heart.
~By Sidonie Gabrielle Colette ~


What you feel spiritually. I think a lot of that has to do with it. If you have no spiritual life, chances are everything is going to aggravate you, you're going to fly off the handle at everything and that's what I did in the past. I've kind of got that under control now.
~By Mike Ditka ~


In charting our course to the future, we are mindful of our path from the past.
~By Brad Henry ~


I haven't had that one great love, which is good. I don't want that to be in the past - I want it to be in the future.
~By Taylor Swift ~

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