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I desire no future that will break the ties with the past.
~By George Eliot ~


I thank God tonight for freedom - those who bought and paid for it with their lives in the past - those who will protect it in the present and defend it in the future.
~By Jim Gibbons ~


Let them look to the past, but let them also look to the future; let them look to the land of their ancestors, but let them look also to the land of their children.
~By Wilfrid Laurier ~


Time is a great conference planning our end, and youth is only the past putting a leg forward.
~By Djuna Barnes ~


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 ~


I tend to live in the past because most of my life is there.
~By Herb Caen ~


For books are more than books, they are the life, the very heart and core of ages past, the reason why men worked and died, the essence and quintessence of their lives.
~By Amy Lowell ~


I definitely have found a balance. I've had so many offers in the past to do different movies or different things and I always choose tournaments over it.
~By Serena Williams ~


It puzzled me that other people hadn't found out, too. God was gone. We were younger. We had reached past him. Why couldn't they see it? It still puzzles me.
~By Frances Farmer ~


In the past few years I have begun the process of becoming a new man.
~By Jack Abramoff ~


It is a sad commentary that today we face a choice between having schools that are a monument to our past - or schools that will be the lifeblood of our future. But since that is our choice, let us resolve to choose wisely.
~By Ted Kulongoski ~


I can only note that the past is beautiful because one never realises an emotion at the time. It expands later, and thus we don't have complete emotions about the present, only about the past.
~By Virginia Woolf ~


Even in high school I was very interested in history - why people do the things they do. As a kid I spent a lot of time trying to relate the past to the present.
~By George Lucas ~


This enemy of peace in the world today is unlike any we have seen in the past, and our military is learning from, and building on, previous successes while carrying peace and freedom into the future.
~By Mark Kennedy ~


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 ~


It is past time for Republican leadership to answer for record deficits and reckless spending, both in Iraq and in the U.S. It's time for a plan to bring our troops home.
~By Sherrod Brown ~


Don't forget what I discovered that over ninety percent of all national deficits from 1921 to 1939 were caused by payments for past, present, and future wars.
~By Franklin D. Roosevelt ~


I have a bag with a toothbrush and toothpaste and all the things I might need during the day. I call the bag my trailer. Sometimes you don't have a trailer, so that's my trailer.
~By Laura Linney ~


It costs so much to promote something these days that almost always safety is the preferred option, reference back to things which have been successful in the past. Also, people are simply not given the time to develop and find themselves and their audience as we were.
~By Peter Hammill ~


Let me just tell you how thrilling it really is, and how, what a challenge it is, because in 1988 the question is whether we're going forward to tomorrow or whether we're going to go past to the - to the back!
~By Dan Quayle ~


Even if we encounter some shameful events in the past, we shouldn't avoid or hide them.
~By Moo-hyum Roh ~


By recollecting the pleasures I have had formerly, I renew them, I enjoy them a second time, while I laugh at the remembrance of troubles now past, and which I no longer feel.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


In modern Russia, you have no official, formal assessment of this past. Nobody in any Russian document has said that the policy of the Soviet government was criminal, that it was terrible. No one has ever said this.
~By Ryszard Kapuscinski ~


The fact is that all writers create their precursors. Their work modifies our conception of the past, just as it is bound to modify the future.
~By Jorge Luis Borges ~


The girl with a future avoids a man with a past.
~By Evan Esar ~


The same things we've done the past couple of seasons. We've worked on the engine and clutch. We'll try and pick up the performance and consistency of the car and go back out there.
~By Larry Dixon ~


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 ~


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 ~


Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness. Forgiveness is letting go of the past, and is therefore the means for correcting our misperceptions.
~By Gerald Jampolsky ~


The unrecorded past is none other than our old friend, the tree in the primeval forest which fell without being heard.
~By Barbara Tuchman ~


Even God cannot change the past.
~By Agathon ~


I think seeing some of the past can be helpful, especially if you're into crime solving.
~By Yancy Butler ~


Hopefully as a country, that we learn from our mistakes of the past.
~By Robert Matsui ~


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 ~


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 ~


Over the past year, several cases of human rights abuses, specifically sexual exploitation and abuse, by individuals involved in U.N. peacekeeping operations have raised the suspicions of many Members of Congress and members of the International Relations Committee.
~By Michael McCaul ~


Your past is not your potential. In any hour you can choose to liberate the future.
~By Marilyn Ferguson ~


The future will be the child of the past and the present, even if a rebellious child.
~By George Crumb ~


Time perspective is one of the most powerful influences on all of human behavior. We're trying to show how people become biased to being exclusively past-, present- or future-oriented.
~By Philip Zimbardo ~


American education has been littered with failed fads and foolish ideas for the past century.
~By Diane Ravitch ~


The nervous system and the automatic machine are fundamentally alike in that they are devices, which make decisions on the basis of decisions they made in the past.
~By Norbert Wiener ~


The Cruise missiles do not frighten anyone. We are catching them like fish in a river. I mean here that over the past two days, we managed to shoot down 196 missiles before they hit their target.
~By Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf ~


Technology has saved us money in some circumstances, but it has really afforded us the ability to cover stories from locations we might not have been able to in the past.
~By Jim Walton ~


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 ~


People try to keep their past, like kind of holding on to their past. Every Springsteen song talks about that.
~By John Cusack ~


In this bright future you can't forget your past.
~By Bob Marley ~


Photography can only represent the present. Once photographed, the subject becomes part of the past.
~By Berenice Abbott ~


Nothing revives the past so completely as a smell that was once associated with it.
~By Vladimir Nabokov ~


In reality, the past is preserved by itself automatically.
~By Henri Bergson ~


You have reckoned that history ought to judge the past and to instruct the contemporary world as to the future. The present attempt does not yield to that high office. It will merely tell how it really was.
~By Leopold Von Ranke ~


Throughout the past, there has been a lack of intimacy, affection, and regard for Islam by Christianity. This, to a large extent, has been due to a lack of knowledge of the great human and spiritual ideals for which Islam and the teachings of Islam stand.
~By Aly Khan ~


People used to say everyone knows someone who's had breast cancer. In the past few weeks, I've learned something else: Everyone has someone close to them who has had breast cancer.
~By Debbie Wasserman Schultz ~


The day has gone by into the dim vista of the past when idleness was considered a virtue in woman.
~By Caroline A. Huling ~


We cannot change our past. We can not change the fact that people act in a certain way. We can not change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude.
~By Charles R. Swindoll ~


It has been popular to threaten "small islands and low-lying coasts" with scenarios of disastrous future flooding. The Maldives has been the most utilised target. We have undertaken a careful analysis of actual sea level changes in the Maldives. No rise has been recorded either in the present or the past centuries.
~By Nils-Axel Morner ~


To be able to look back upon one's past life with satisfaction is to live twice.
~By Lord Acton ~


Rock and Roll has certainly tried to take its toll on me. I'd rather not talk about my past excesses here, although some hardcore rockers might argue that those excesses were responsible for some great records, but I know which side I came out on.
~By Tony Visconti ~


I am very lucky and grateful to have this living link to a past era, the violin presumably having much more history to it than the later portion that I know.
~By Lara St. John ~


Again I entered my smithy to work and forge something from the noble material of time past.
~By Jean Froissart ~


My life is every moment of my life. It is not a culmination of the past.
~By Hugh Leonard ~


I'd be lying if I said I wasn't angry some days. But I really have worked hard to put a lot of the anger and disappointment in the past.
~By Monica Lewinsky ~


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 ~


Our lawyers had their chat with the Supreme Court Justice, and promised to repast the chat to other members of the Supreme Court to find out whether they wanted to hear us out.
~By Dashiell Hammett ~


I've devoted a lot of my time and effort during the past few years to developing my advertising copywriting business to the point of where I can support my family and don't have to depend on writing fiction for my income.
~By George Stephen ~


The Cosby years were a major part of my life, but it is the past; I don't really concentrate on it.
~By Lisa Bonet ~


The value of the beans for oil production, as well as for human food, has become recognized so quickly and so generally during the past year that the crop has acquired a commercial standing far in excess of its previous status.
~By David F. Houston ~


She became so important to them that they wondered how they had ever managed without her in the past. And the longer she stayed with them the more indispensable she became, so indispensable in fact that their one fear was that she might some day move on.
~By Michael Ende ~


Past is past.
~By Pete Waterman ~


Our politics are our deepest form of expression: they mirror our past experiences and reflect our dreams and aspirations for the future.
~By Paul Wellstone ~


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 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 ~


During the past three years spectacular progress has been made in increasing wheat, rice, and maize production in several of the most populous developing countries of southern Asia, where widespread famine appeared inevitable only five years ago.
~By Norman Borlaug ~


We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we must respect the past, remembering that it was once all that was humanly possible.
~By George Santayana ~


When I got there, all the pasta and science stuff hadn't quite caught on in England - things that were perfectly acceptable then wouldn't be tolerated now.
~By Robbie Fowler ~


If the house is to be set in order, one cannot begin with the present; he must begin with the past.
~By John Hope Franklin ~


My list of basic tools is a partial answer to the question about what has changed: Over the past few years, large numbers of programmers have come to depend on elaborate tools to interface code with systems facilities.
~By Bjarne Stroustrup ~


The past is but the past of a beginning.
~By H. G. Wells ~


Speaks cheerful English and in the past has written this language with a paintbrush that talks.
~By Jimmy Breslin ~


In the past the man has been first; in the future the system must be first... The first object of any good system must be that of developing first class men.
~By Frederick W. Taylor ~


We are not going back to the failed policies of the past. We are fighting for the middle class!
~By Nancy Pelosi ~


My family lives there, so I come back sometimes between shows for a couple days. I get back a couple times a year. When I was 30 to 34 I was weirded out when I came back - you know, how your past gets away from you. It's grown so much.
~By Matthew Sweet ~


I was this guy who'd been racing around down there, on that field in 1999, running straight over people, scoring tries, winning games, having fun. And I ended up so sick I couldn't even run past a little baby.
~By Jonah Lomu ~


Not to be born is, past all prizing, best.
~By Sophocles ~


Nobody should be allowed to tinker with democracy. We will not discontinue the good works of the past government.
~By Manmohan Singh ~


What I find interesting about folklore is the dialogue it gives us with storytellers from centuries past.
~By Terri Windling ~


The Treatise tries to analyze not only modern Western families, but also those in other cultures and the changes in family structure during the past several centuries.
~By Gary Becker ~


I have no doubt I was someone very interesting in a past life.
~By Patricia Velasquez ~


There are thus great swathes of the past where understanding is more important and reputable than judgement, because the principal actors performed in line with the ideas and values of that time, not of ours.
~By Douglas Hurd ~


There have been a lot of changes in recruit training in the past twenty years.
~By R. Lee Ermey ~


I've taken up golf in the past five or six years, and most of the time there aren't too many people out there that can drive a ball further than I can.
~By Bo Jackson ~


The age of chivalry is past. Bores have succeeded to dragons.
~By Charles Dickens ~


Although I like the work I've done in the past, I like what I'm writing now even more.
~By Cynthia Weil ~


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 ~


We are weak, writing is difficult, but for my own sake I do not regret this journey, which has shown that Englishmen can endure hardships, help one another, and meet death with as great a fortitude as ever in the past.
~By Robert Falcon Scott ~


I love my past, I love my present. I am not ashamed of what I have had, and I am not sad because I no longer have it.
~By Sidonie Gabrielle Colette ~


Little things in my past that I really thought were over and done with were still elements of the puzzle that weren't pieced together, and so she helped me do that.
~By Marie Osmond ~


It may not be possible to get rare roast beef but if you're willing to settle for well done, ask them to hold the sweetened library paste that passes for gravy.
~By Marian Burros ~


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


I think life is far too short to concentrate on your past. I rather look into the future.
~By Lou Reed ~


But what is past my help is past my care.
~By Francis Beaumont ~

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March 5 ,2021
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