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Instead of causing us to remember the past like the old monuments, the new monuments seem to cause us to forget the future.
~By Robert Smithson ~


Surrender your forces and give yourselves and your troops the opportunity to be a part of Iraq's future and not a part of Iraq's past.
~By Peter Pace ~


Scrooge pushed past Mary number 1 and Joseph number 2 in the wings without so much as an "excuse me". Typical.
~By William E. Geist ~


Look back over the past, with its changing empires that rose and fell, and you can foresee the future, too.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


I do write about people who are complex and are striving with something and can't quite get past their own stuff, which would be a proxy for myself because that's what the deal is with me.
~By Eric Bogosian ~


What grieves me most in my past offenses, O my loving God, is not so much the punishment I have deserved, as the displeasure I have given You, Who are worthy of infinite love.
~By Alphonsus Liguori ~


I am always a beginner. I only try to include different parts of life; the pastoral, the tragic, et cetera.
~By Ian Hamilton Finlay ~


In the past 10 years, I've looked at life as this Pollock stuff. And now I'm almost in the post Pollock phase.
~By Ed Harris ~


I believe you can remember the future as much as the past.
~By Meredith Brooks ~


The mistakes and unresolved difficulties of the past in mathematics have always been the opportunities of its future.
~By E. T. Bell ~


Very few fighters get the consideration of racehorses, which are put out to pasture to grow old with dignity and comfort when they haven't got it anymore.
~By Budd Schulberg ~


Because that's just the way it is, and don't sleep on what you did before, you know, because it can... not hurt you, but you can find yourself sleeping on something that happened in the past, but you dare to progress and there is always room for progression.
~By Thierry Henry ~


If Germany, thanks to Hitler and his successors, were to enslave the European nations and destroy most of the treasures of their past, future historians would certainly pronounce that she had civilized Europe.
~By Simone Weil ~


I hope to be around past the 90's. I don't want to just be categorized as one of this era. My goal is to have a career that stands.
~By Mariah Carey ~


An author who sets about to depict events of the past that have run their course is suspected of wishing to avoid the problems of the present day, of being, in other words, a reactionary.
~By Lion Feuchtwanger ~


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


I think that my past stands me in good stead in that it does have a certain strength for musicians.
~By John Sebastian ~


When you do not know how to focus your thoughts effectively, they can become scattered, miscellaneous, and fixated on "stuff"-negative notions, toxic relationships, and situations from the past.
~By Darren L. Johnson ~


But you get past that and realize you have to let go of what you think you want. There'll be plenty of time for that later. Right now, go and be with that baby. Just play with this beautiful little boy.
~By Paul Reiser ~


New needs need new techniques. And the modern artists have found new ways and new means of making their statements... the modern painter cannot express this age, the airplane, the atom bomb, the radio, in the old forms of the Renaissance or of any other past culture.
~By Jackson Pollock ~


We should face reality and our past mistakes in an honest, adult way. Boasting of glory does not make glory, and singing in the dark does not dispel fear.
~By King Hussein ~


Mexican immigration poses challenges to our policies and to our identity in a way nothing else has in the past.
~By Samuel P. Huntington ~


We can pay our debts to the past by putting the future in debt to ourselves.
~By John Buchan ~


I'm not an historian but I can get interested - obsessively interested - with any aspect of the past, whether it's palaeontology or archaeology or the very recent past.
~By Penelope Lively ~


Never revisit the past, that's dangerous. You know, move on.
~By Robert Redford ~


I've got a long list of books I wish I'd never written-and I've kept them all out of print for the past 20 years.
~By Dean Koontz ~


If we open a quarrel between past and present, we shall find that we have lost the future.
~By Winston Churchill ~


Generally young men are regarded as radicals. This is a popular misconception. The most conservative persons I ever met are college undergraduates. The radicals are the men past middle life.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


I was really stuck in the whole Farah Fawcett hairdo long after it was past being in fashion.
~By Cindy Margolis ~


Lastly, literature and philosophy both allow past idols to be resurrected with a frequency which would be truly distressing to a sober scientist.
~By Morris Raphael Cohen ~


Writing and singing does give me some kind of release from the demons of my past, it is a therapy of sorts, but to be honest, my marriage played a more important role in the acceptance of myself than performance has ever done.
~By Michelle Shocked ~


The past itself, as historical change continues to accelerate, has become the most surreal of subjects - making it possible... to see a new beauty in what is vanishing.
~By Susan Sontag ~


At every crossroads on the path that leads to the future, tradition has placed 10,000 men to guard the past.
~By Maurice Maeterlinck ~


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 ~


As scientists, we keep an open mind, but we have to base our ideas about the past on archaeological evidence.
~By Zahi Hawass ~


For 24 hours a day, for 10 years, all I thought about was being in a band. That's all I did. I had no other social life. I don't want my life to be like that now. I've spent the past 10 years having a real life as well. But Spandau Ballet is such a difficult shadow to outrun.
~By Gary Kemp ~


When a language creates as it does a community within the present, it does so only by courtesy of a community between the present and the past.
~By Christopher Ricks ~


I think family is very important in West Virginia and has long been so because the mountains made travel difficult in the past, and family members had to depend on each other.
~By David Selby ~


I'm not good at future planning. I don't plan at all. I don't know what I'm doing tomorrow. I don't have a day planner and I don't have a diary. I completely live in the now, not in the past, not in the future.
~By Heath Ledger ~


The current state of knowledge is a moment in history, changing just as rapidly as the state of knowledge in the past has ever changed and, in many instances, more rapidly.
~By Jean Piaget ~


The hardships that I encountered in the past will help me succeed in the future.
~By Philip Emeagwali ~


A safe but sometimes chilly way of recalling the past is to force open a crammed drawer. If you are searching for anything in particular you don't find it, but something falls out at the back that is often more interesting.
~By James M. Barrie ~


My daughter, when she was a week old, was diagnosed with congenital heart disease. For the past thirteen years, she's had four major heart surgeries. She's a candidate for - and must have - heart replacement surgery in order to have a long life.
~By Nick Cassavetes ~


That past is still within our living memory, a time when neighbour helped neighbour, sharing what little they had out of necessity, as well as decency.
~By Mary McAleese ~


Assuredly, Loving Souls, you should go to God with all humility and respect, humbling yourselves in His presence, especially when you remember your past ingratitude and sins.
~By Alphonsus Liguori ~


A free culture has been our past, but it will only be our future if we change the path we are on right now.
~By Lawrence Lessig ~


When I'm writing a novel, I'm dealing with a double life. I live in the present at the same time that I live in the past with my characters. It is this that makes a novelist so eccentric and unpleasant.
~By John Phillips Marquand ~


Good history is a question of survival. Without any past, we will deprive ourselves of the defining impression of our being.
~By Ken Burns ~


Don't trust anyone who has been in school for the past 24 consecutive years.
~By Craig Bruce ~


Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future.
~By Audrey Hepburn ~


It was not uncommon for the children to be told they were being treated this way because it was their bad karma and they must have hurt a child in a past life.
~By Mary Garden ~


The world is full of people whose notion of a satisfactory future is, in fact, a return to the idealised past.
~By Robertson Davies ~


To create a past that seemed authentic but would be a fiction, you need an invented language.
~By Jeanette Winterson ~


As long as every generation rises to its challenges and stands up in defense of liberty - as Americans have done in the past and as our men and women continue to do today - our nation will remain free and strong.
~By Doc Hastings ~


We have a hope of succeeding if we learn from our past mistakes and pull together to make the hard choices.
~By Carl Levin ~


Anyone who doesn't miss the past never had a mother.
~By Gregory Nunn ~


The past is only the present become invisible and mute; and because it is invisible and mute, its memorized glances and its murmurs are infinitely precious. We are tomorrow's past.
~By Mary Webb ~


That's history. I say history because it happened in the past.
~By Murray Walker ~


The danger of the past was that men became slaves. The danger of the future is that man may become robots.
~By Erich Fromm ~


That's the past. I don't agree with retrospect.
~By Steve Carlton ~


It has become much more difficult to smuggle dangerous substances across our borders over the past three years, and this is creating real problems for drug traffickers.
~By John Walters ~


What was any art but a mould in which to imprison for a moment the shining elusive element which is life itself - life hurrying past us and running away, too strong to stop, too sweet to lose.
~By Willa Cather ~


Next month, I will celebrate my 30th anniversary of marriage with my beautiful bride, Vicki. Our marriage has been a blessing. I have gained even more respect for the institution over the past 3 decades and will defend it against attack.
~By Todd Tiahrt ~


It's been dawning on me slowly that for the past 35 years I have been cast against type, and I'm finally getting to do what I really wanted to do.
~By Leslie Nielsen ~


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 ~


Much of my high-jinx have been drug-related. When you're under 30, whatever, but once you're past 40 it's just ugly.
~By Courtney Love ~


It is correct that I overlooked the contamination of the party, not just now but also in the past.
~By Bela Kun ~


My future is in my past and my past is my present. I must now make the present my future.
~By Vladimir Horowitz ~


Islam expect every Muslim to do this duty, and if we realise our responsibility time will come soon when we shall justify ourselves worthy of a glorious past.
~By Muhammad Ali Jinnah ~


You know, songs often have a very coloured past. They might have something about them but it still doesn't work, so someone else adds a bit, and someone else adds a bit so perhaps one day I'll know its full history.
~By Kylie Minogue ~


I believe the future is only the past again, entered through another gate.
~By Arthur W. Pinero ~


When I was in middle school, some of my so-called friends found a catalogue ad I did for Superman pajamas. They made as many copies as they could and pasted them up all over school.
~By Jensen Ackles ~


To design the future effectively, you must first let go of your past.
~By Charles J. Givens ~


The ideas which now pass for brilliant innovations and advances are in fact mere revivals of ancient errors, and a further proof of the dictum that those who are ignorant of the past are condemned to repeat it.
~By Henry Hazlitt ~


How quickly we forget God's great deliverances in our lives. How easily we take for granted the miracles he performed in our past.
~By David Wilkerson ~


The present in New York is so powerful that the past is lost.
~By John Jay Chapman ~


I know not why there is such a melancholy feeling attached to the remembrance of past happiness, except that we fear that the future can have nothing so bright as the past.
~By Julia Ward Howe ~


In the past there was a difference between the conditions in which Hizballah operated in Lebanon and the conditions of resistance operated in Palestine.
~By Ahmed Yassin ~


We must admit that history is enjoyable to a large extent because it enables us to pass judgement on the past.
~By Douglas Hurd ~


There are certain moments when we might wish the future were built by men of the past.
~By Jean Rostand ~


I do love Italian food. Any kind of pasta or pizza. My new pig out food is Indian food. I eat Indian food like three times a week. It's so good.
~By Jennifer Love Hewitt ~


The past is really almost as much a work of the imagination as the future.
~By Jessamyn West ~


In the past, TSR and now Wizards of the Coast have asked me to do game stats for my characters, and I'm never comfortable doing that. It's all relative after all.
~By R. A. Salvatore ~


Drop the last year into the silent limbo of the past. Let it go, for it was imperfect, and thank God that it can go.
~By Brooks Atkinson ~


What is past is past, there is a future left to all men, who have the virtue to repent and the energy to atone.
~By Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton ~


We saw hundreds of programs to redevelop the central city, the neighborhoods, in the past.
~By Jane Byrne ~


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 ~


We not only heard it before 20 years ago, before George Bush in 2001 passed his tax relief, before in 2003 the tax relief were past, we were told they were dead. Before we provided prescription drugs for Medicare, we were told it wasn't going to happen.
~By Ken Mehlman ~


Baseball has long been a national pastime that many Americans have cherished.
~By Jim Sensenbrenner ~


We remained at our encampment of this day until the morning of the 7th, when we descended ten miles lower down and encamped on a spot of ground where several thousand Indians had wintered during the past season.
~By William Henry Ashley ~


The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
~By Niccolo Machiavelli ~


Our enemies are our evil deeds and their memories, our pride, our selfishness, our malice, our passions, which by conscience or by habit pursue us with a relentlessness past the power of figure to express.
~By George A. Smith ~


I don't want to be disrespectful of the president of the United States, but as a political person, one of the things I appreciated about this president, in the past year especially, is he is a fantastic candidate.
~By Ed Gillespie ~


My mission is a cosmic mission. My concern is for all of humanity, and not only this present world, but the world hereafter. My mission penetrates the past, present, and future, and encompasses all humanity.
~By Sun Myung Moon ~


I think there's something inherently dishonest in trying to go back and mess with the past.
~By Len Wein ~


I sat down with my trainers to check my past seasons and to see what could be done to keep me motivated and in good shape. I had to find a new motivation, a new momentum.
~By Hermann Maier ~


All my friends from my past would know me as Scott Diggs.
~By Taye Diggs ~


Children have in the past and continue to influence policy makers.
~By Carol Bellamy ~


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.
~By Winston Churchill ~


We have become aware of the responsibility for our attitude towards the dark pages in our history. We have understood that bad service is done to the nation by those who are impelling to renounce that past.
~By Aleksander Kwasniewski ~

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