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Pastoral theology and care helps people look deeper at the intersection between their inherited religious traditions and their current life situations.
~By Larry Graham ~


In the past, I'd sort of know before Ozzy sang something, what he was going to sing. I'd know what sort of way a melody was going to go 'cause of the way he'd approach it.
~By Tony Iommi ~


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


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 ~


It's just different discipline, just doing the voice over. I guess I've done about 5 or 6 audio books in the past and I do the animated voice for a show called Fatherhood on Nickelodeon.
~By Blair Underwood ~


I mean, I'm new but I've always been very interested in film making process and I've been lucky enough to work with film makers in my past that have been very encouraging to let me hang around. I get so emotionally vested - that the producer part of me was natural.
~By Charlize Theron ~


I questioned her further, and eventually got to talk to her doctor. And her doctor sort of shook his head and he said, 'I have examined her for throat cancer at least 15 times in the past few years.
~By James Randi ~


We need to open up the future. We also need to keep everything valuable from the past.
~By John Eaton ~


France cannot be destroyed. She is an old country who, despite her misfortunes, has, and always will have, thanks to her past, a tremendous prestige in the world, whatever the fate inflicted upon her.
~By Pierre Laval ~


The superior man acquaints himself with many sayings of antiquity and many deeds of the past, in order to strengthen his character thereby.
~By John Milton ~


At the same time, it's a family story and more of an epic. I needed the third-person. I tried to give a sense that Cal, in writing his story, is perhaps inventing his past as much as recalling it.
~By Jeffrey Eugenides ~


I am not as scared about people tearing this one up as I would have been in the past because of the basis in 'knowing' this one has. There are people out there that are hungry for this.
~By Kenny Loggins ~


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


I am concerned because even in the past two years that were the jubilee years, I have seen evident signs which show that the people are still in great difficulties, and there are things that still need to be remedied and looked after in many areas.
~By Bhumibol Adulyadej ~


The only problem in the past has been my kids. I'd want to bring them to London with me, but they are at an important stage in high school.
~By Mimi Rogers ~


Instead of looking at the past, I put myself ahead twenty years and try to look at what I need to do now in order to get there then.
~By Diana Ross ~


Employer contribution pension plans have become increasingly popular throughout the past two decades.
~By Ron Lewis ~


As for the historical inspirations I drew on in writing The Snow Queen, I suppose I would call them more cross-cultural inspirations, though they frequently involve past societies as well as present day ones.
~By Joan D. Vinge ~


In the past, there's always been one leader that has led the pack to development of the music.
~By Herbie Hancock ~


The history of the past interests us only in so far as it illuminates the history of the present.
~By Ernest Dimnet ~


No man is rich enough to buy back his past.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


East Hampton happens to have been the first place in the world where I was a star, a real star with a star pasted above my name on the dressing-room door.
~By Eva Gabor ~


The world we see that seems so insane is the result of a belief system that is not working. To perceive the world differently, we must be willing to change our belief system, let the past slip away, expand our sense of now, and dissolve the fear in our minds.
~By William James ~


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 ~


I have had many opportunities to visit universities all over the world in the past 50 years.
~By John Pople ~


I had 500 kids at camp this past summer for example. We do nine weeks for kids and nine days for grown ups every summer. The adult camp is a lot of fun.
~By Wavy Gravy ~


I really want to play Princess Leia. Stick some big pastries on my head. Now that would be interesting.
~By Ewan McGregor ~


Our biggest goal is to continue to force ourselves to always start our creative work on a white page and not take advantage of past successes and challenging ourselves.
~By Guy Laliberte ~


I discovered that the study of past philosophers is of little use unless our own reality enters into it. Our reality alone allows the thinker's questions to become comprehensible.
~By Karl Jaspers ~


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


I hate every human being on earth. I feel that everyone is beneath me, and I feel they should all worship me. That's what I told my kids. I think I must have been Adolf Hitler in a past life.
~By Roseanne Barr ~


You learn from a conglomeration of the incredible past - whatever experience gotten in any way whatsoever.
~By Bob Dylan ~


Two children of same cruel parent look at one another and see in each other the image of the cruel parent or the image of their past oppressor. This is very much the case between Jew and Arab: It's a conflict between two victims.
~By Amos Oz ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


History is the interpretation of the significance that the past has for us.
~By Johan Huizinga ~


A mother's happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


Happy and fortunate indeed would this nation be, nay, completely blessed, if it had good prelates and pastors, and but one prince, and that prince a good one.
~By Giraldus Cambrensis ~


But it's funny that now I'm in such a happy situation, I look more objectively at my own past and see what others have seen for a long time and I'm just so glad I've been able to get to this point.
~By Rick Allen ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


I can't live off of yesterday - that's in the past.
~By Juice Newton ~


The way that organizations and organisms anticipate the future is by taking signals from the past, most the time.
~By Kevin Kelly ~


We all need a past - that's where our sense of identity comes from.
~By Penelope Lively ~


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 ~


We must not try to force him to take civilization immediately in its complete form, but under just laws, guaranteeing to Indians equal civil laws, the Indian question, a source of such dishonor to our country and of shame to true patriots, will soon be a thing of the past.
~By George Crook ~


President Bush has consistently used rhetoric, and that is not convincing given his past record.
~By Grace Napolitano ~


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 ~


Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill.
~By Charles R. Swindoll ~


Furthermore, there is no good ethical or economic reason for asking workmen and current producers to forego all economic gain in order to increase the purchasing power of all the wealth accumulated in past years.
~By Charles E. Wilson ~


I never stopped studying Buddhism. In the past few years, in between movies, I do a retreat.
~By Jet Li ~


But even after the first week, when Hart got out of the presidential race because of the Washington Post's threat to reveal a long-term relationship Hart had apparently been having with a prominent Washington woman, the media continued to embellish my past.
~By Donna Rice ~


In the past when I was in Hollywood, I was like a dog. I felt humiliated. My English was not good. People would even ask me 'Jackie Who?'.
~By Jackie Chan ~


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


Did you know that the word "tsunami," which is now being used worldwide, is a Japanese word? This is indicative of the extent to which Japan has been subject to frequent tsunami disasters in the past.
~By Junichiro Koizumi ~


The beauty of the past belongs to the past.
~By Margaret Bourke-White ~


I cannot in good conscience ask my colleagues to expend precious time and energy defending or explaining my past. We need all hands on deck, fighting for the future.
~By Van Jones ~


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


Creeds and castes, and all forms of intellectual and emotional grouping, belong to the past.
~By Herbert Read ~


Every time a student walks past a really urgent, expressive piece of architecture that belongs to his college, it can help reassure him that he does have that mind, does have that soul.
~By Louis Kahn ~


Certainly the most diverse, if minor, pastime of literary life is the game of Find the Author.
~By Arthur Miller ~


I am not a member of any organization listed by the Attorney General as subversive. In any instance where I lent my name in the past, it was certainly without knowledge that such an organization was subversive. I have always been essentially and foremost an American.
~By Judy Holliday ~


My thoughts will be taken up with the future or the past, with what is to come or what has been. Of the present there is necessarily no image.
~By William Godwin ~


You know when you're young you think you will always be. As you become more fragile, you reflect and you realize how much comfort can come from the past. Hymns can carry you into the future.
~By Andy Griffith ~


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 ~


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


In the last couple of years I've been facing down a lot of the demons of the past and trying to find out, who I am, It's something I think I'll be doing for the rest of my life.
~By David Coverdale ~


Well, I wasn't going to tell anyone, but I've been seeing this really sweet guy for the past few weeks.
~By Amber Frey ~


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 ~


I have spent the past ten years in just about every war zone there was.
~By Christiane Amanpour ~


I don't think you can run around and crash and bang quite the way that I might have done in the past.
~By Eric Lindros ~


I like to have Chinese furniture in my home as a constant and painful reminder of how much has been destroyed in China. The contrast between the beauty of the past and the ugliness of the modern is nowhere sharper than in China.
~By Jung Chang ~


I believe that I was a dog in a past life. That's the only thing that would explain why I like to snack on Purina Dog Chow.
~By Dean Koontz ~


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 ~


The past several months I have been able to meet with people across this country. One thing is clear: America craves for real solutions to the problems we face. That's why I'm running for President of the United States.
~By Herman Cain ~


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


I never answer if someone knocks on my door and only the band and my manager have my phone number. In any case my phone doesn't ring so I never notice it. I occasionally just walk past and pick it up to see if anyone's there.
~By Robert Smith ~


I don't think American poetry has gotten any better in the past 35 years. Oddly enough, creative writing programs seem to have been good for fiction, and I would not have predicted that.
~By Robert Morgan ~


My dad? He died when I was 19, which is a bad time for your dad to die, because there's an awful lot of things you have to resolve with your parents past your teens if you've been a difficult teenager.
~By Robbie Coltrane ~


But I've always believed that Christine Cagney shouldn't be played past a certain age.
~By Sharon Gless ~


Yet consider now, whether women are not quite past sense and reason, when they want to rule over men.
~By John Calvin ~


We make too much of that long groan which underlines the past.
~By Derek Walcott ~


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 ~


I have noticed, with much distress, the excessive wartime activity of the investigating bureaus of Congress and the administration, with their impertinent and indecent searching out of the private lives and the past political beliefs of individuals.
~By Wendell Willkie ~


I think that an artist is a bit like a computer. He receives information from the world around him and from his past and from his own experiences. And it all goes into the brain.
~By Gerald Scarfe ~


When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


Anytime a person goes into a delicatessen and orders a pastrami on white bread, somewhere a Jew dies.
~By Milton Berle ~


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 get letters from women, and they say, 'I love your Roman nose.' If I weren't on TV and I walked past that same woman, she'd go, 'Did you see the beak on that guy?
~By Matt Lauer ~


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


In a way, my past gives me a little credibility. Not that anybody cares what I did nineteen years ago, but I did have a career, and a legitimate one, before I met my husband.
~By Pia Zadora ~


In should be the duty of every soldier to reflect on the experiences of the past, in the endeavor to discover improvements, in his particular sphere of action, which are practicable in the immediate future.
~By B. H. Liddell Hart ~


I'm rather pleased with the new manuals. I see Inform now as a gauche young adult, having got past the stage of growing out of his shoes every few months.
~By Graham Nelson ~


Every man is his own ancestor, and every man is his own heir. He devises his own future, and he inherits his own past.
~By Frederick Henry Hedge ~


In the past a leader was a boss. Today's leaders must be partners with their people... they no longer can lead solely based on positional power.
~By Ken Blanchard ~


Forget the past - the future will give you plenty to worry about.
~By George Allen, Sr. ~


The flesh endures the storms of the present alone; the mind, those of the past and future as well as the present. Gluttony is a lust of the mind.
~By Thomas Hobbes ~

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