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Whoever said that the past isn't dead had it backward. It's the future that's already dead, already played out.
When you can see your life in retrospect, the romanticism of how good things once were gives way to the reality that positives and negatives comprise every day and every decade. (235)
The challenge of the unknown future is so much more exciting than the stories of the accomplished past.
The past always looks better than it was. It's only pleasant because it isn't here.
Finley Peter Dunne
What you had yesterday is only memories; what you will have tomorrow is your dreams and what you will do today, let it be love.
Mr. Rawlings is a man of his word. The problem was, he made two different promises and he felt honored to keep them both. He hoped that by fulfilling one, in a different than expected way, he may have the chance to rectify the other.
Its more fun to think of the future than dwell on the past.
It has been said, people drawn to law enforcement have a sixth sense, an ability to see what others do not. He prayed he was wrong. His sixth sense said there was much more than a broken heart in Claire's past.
All sins are forgiven once you start making a lot of money.
I don't think much about guys from the past. I'm glad I knew them, but there's a reason they didn't make it into my future.
Lorraine Zago Rosenthal
Who knows what's for true once a time is past? There's no way to prove how something was that's gone. And if a time is gone, what does it matter? It's all rain into rivers now.
Looking back you realize that a very special person passed briefly through your life- and it was you. It is not too late to find that person again.
The past is only making you to spill tears, tears of joy or tears pain. But anyway they are making you sad, for the things you had and will never have again.
In the end, your past is not my past and your truth is not my truth and your solution - is not my solution.
I didn't hear you come in. I was away with the ghosts of my beautiful youth.
Regret is counterproductive. It's looking back on a past that you can't change. Questioning things as they occur can prevent regret in the future.
We have to know the truth about the past to discover out future.
Patti Callahan Henry
There comes a moment in life when one must acknowledge that you just can't keep looking back into your past for reasons to keep someone in your present and future. Regardless of how much looking that cruel reality in the eye hurts...memories can't be enough.
He took the last seat, as usual, a subtle reminder of what he was and what he had become.
By living exclusively for the present, we let ourselves be hemmed in by an ocean of death. Conversely, by reviving the past, we enlarge our living space.