Past Quotes

Study the past if you would divine the future

Confucius

The past is of no importance. The present is of no importance. It is with the future that we have to deal. For the past is what man should not have been. The present is what man ought not to be. The future is what artists are.

Oscar Wilde

Think not that guilt requires the burning torches of the Furies to agitate and torment it. Their own frauds, their crimes, their remembrances of the past, their terrors of the future,--these are the domestic furies that are ever present to the mind of the impious.

Robert Hall

You can never plan the future by the past.

Edmund Burke

The future hasn't happened yet and the past is gone. So I think the only moment we have is right here and now, and I try to make the best of those moments, the moments that I'm in.

Annie Lennox

In this bright future you can't forget your past.

Bob Marley

The best of prophets of the future is the past

Lord Byron

He who controls the present, controls the past. He who controls the past, controls the future.

George Orwell

Your future takes precedence over your past. Focus on your future, rather than on the past.

Gary Ryan Blair

I like men who have a future and women who have a past

Oscar Wilde

Often regret is very false and displaced, and imagines the past to be totally other than it was.

John O'donohue

Philosophy triumphs easily over past evils and future evils; but present evils triumph over it

La Rochefoucauld

Hard work is the key to success, so work diligently on any project you undertake. If you truly want to be successful, be prepared to give up your leisure time and work past 5 PM and on weekends. Also, have faith in yourself. If you come up with a new idea that you believe in, don't allow other people to discourage you from pursuing it.

Charles Lazarus

As each day goes by, you wonder where you’re going to go next. God always comes through – he always has in the past.

Kim Klardie

The past is but the beginning of a beginning.

H. G. Wells

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