For pleasures past I do not grieve, nor perils gathering near; My greatest grief is that I leave nothing that claims a tear.
To state the facts frankly is not to despair the future nor indict the past. The prudent heir takes careful inventory of his legacies and gives a faithful accounting to those whom he owes an obligation of trust.
Every man is his own ancestor, and every man is his own heir. He devises his own future, and he inherits his own past.
Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are of loving in the present.
Simpletons talk of the past, wise men of the present, and fools of the future.
In the past there was a difference between the conditions in which Hizballah operated in Lebanon and the conditions of resistance operated in Palestine.
A brief candle,both ends burning
An endless mile, a bus wheel turning
A friend to share the lonesome times
A handshake and a sip of wine
So say it loud and let it ring
We are all a part of everything
The future, present and the past
Fly on proud bird
You're free at last
He that hopes to look back hereafter with satisfaction upon past years must learn to know the present value of single minutes, and endeavour to let no particle of time fall useless to the ground.
To be able to look back on ones past life with satisfaction is to live twice.
It is because modern education is so seldom inspired by a
great hope that it so seldom achieves great results. The wish to preserve the past rather than the hope of creating the future
dominates the minds of those who control the teaching of the young.
Knowledge is haunted by the ghost of past opinion.
In books lies the soul of the whole past time.
May the dreams of your past be the reality of your future
You can never plan the future by the past.
Fear not for the future, weep not for the past
The future, according to some scientists, will be exactly like the past, only far more expensive
People who try to predict the future are trying to gain control over their past.
We do not grow absolutely, chronologically. We grow sometimes in one dimension, and not in another; unevenly. We grow partially. We are relative. We are mature in one realm, childish in another. The past, present, and future mingle and pull us backward, forward, or fix us in the present. We are made up of layers, cells, constellations.
Born because of the karma of their past mistakes, they make more mistakes, and fall into mistakes.
Life is not simple, and therefore history, which is past life, is not simple.
History, by appraising. ..[the students] of the past, will enable them to judge of the future.
School's out, Memories past, Don't ever doubt, Our friendship will last.
The past is but the beginning of a beginning.
Forgiveness means giving up all hope for a better past.