Past

Nicolas Chamfort
“It is children only who enjoy the present; their elders either live on the memory of the past or the hope of the future.” — Nicolas Chamfort
George Bernard Shaw
“Yesterday is the past, tomorrow is the future, today is a gift - that's why it's called the present.” — George Bernard Shaw
F. Scott Fitzgerald
“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald
Kahlil Gibran
“Yesterday is but today's memory, tomorrow is today's dream.” — Kahlil Gibran
Mary Engelbreit
“Heal the past, live the present, dream the future.” — Mary Engelbreit
Eckhart Tolle
“Nothing ever happened in the past that can prevent you from being present now; and if the past cannot prevent you from being present now, what power does it have?” — Eckhart Tolle
Bob Dylan
“If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.” — Bob Dylan
Shunryu Suzuki
“Time goes from present to past.” — Shunryu Suzuki
Sonia Ricotti
“The past is history. It no longer exists, but you are keeping it alive in your mind through your thoughts. Let it go. It is not serving you.” — Sonia Ricotti
Dr. Seuss
“Sometimes you will never know the value of something, until it becomes a memory.” — Dr. Seuss
Roy T. Bennett
“If you want to be happy, do not dwell in the past, do not worry about the future, focus on living fully in the present.” — Roy T. Bennett
Thomas Jefferson
“I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.” — Thomas Jefferson
Lao Tzu
“If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. if you are at peace, you are living in the present.” — Lao Tzu
Steve Harvey
“Successful people appreciate where they have come from, but they don't let their past set the tone for their future.” — Steve Harvey
Eckhart Tolle
“People don't realize that now is all there ever is; there is no past or future except as memory or anticipation in your mind.” — Eckhart Tolle
Rita Mae Brown
“One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.” — Rita Mae Brown
T.s. Eliot
“Only by acceptance of the past, can you alter it.” — T.S. Eliot
Celestine Chua
“The more you take responsibility for your past and present, the more you are able to create the future you seek.” — Celestine Chua
Mark Twain
“A clear conscience is the sure sign of a bad memory.” — Mark Twain
Robert Kiyosaki
“I'd rather welcome change than cling to the past.” — Robert Kiyosaki
Robert Kiyosaki
“Life is much like going to the gym. The most painful part is deciding to go. Once you get past that, it's easy.” — Robert Kiyosaki
Oscar Wilde
“Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.” — Oscar Wilde
Aristotle
“Memory is the scribe of the soul.” — Aristotle
Carlos Ruiz Zafon
“Few things are more deceptive than memories.” — Carlos Ruiz Zafon
Soyen Shaku
“Do not regret the past. Look to the future.” — Soyen Shaku
Robin Sharma
“Stop being a prisoner of your past. Become the architect of your future.” — Robin Sharma
Buddha
“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” — Buddha
Deepak Chopra
“The present moment dies every moment to become the past , is reborn every moment into the future. All experience is now. Now never ends.” — Deepak Chopra
Dan Brown
“The decisions of our past are the architects of our present.” — Dan Brown
Deepak Chopra
“Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.” — Deepak Chopra
Paulo Coelho
“It's what you do in the present that will redeem the past and thereby change the future.” — Paulo Coelho
Robin Sharma
“Never regret your past. Rather, embrace it as the teacher that it is.” — Robin Sharma
Charles Dickens
“Reflect upon your present blessings of which every man has many - not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” — Charles Dickens
Beverly Sills
“I've always tried to go a step past wherever people expected me to end up.” — Beverly Sills
Tony Robbins
“Your past does not equal your future.” — Tony Robbins
Eckhart Tolle
“The past has no power over the present moment. ” — Eckhart Tolle
Gustave Flaubert
“A memory is a beautiful thing, it's almost a desire that you miss.” — Gustave Flaubert
Dan Millman
“You can do nothing to change the past, and the future will never come exactly as you plan or hope for.” — Dan Millman
Eckhart Tolle
“The more you are focused on time - past and future - the more you miss the Now, the most precious thing there is.” — Eckhart Tolle
Richard Bach
“You're always free to change your mind and choose a different future, or a different past.” — Richard Bach
George Washington
“We should not look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors.” — George Washington
Roy T. Bennett
“No amount of regretting can change the past, and no amount of worrying can change the future.” — Roy T. Bennett
Cherralea Morgen
“Don't let the past steal your present.” — Cherralea Morgen
Doug Ivester
“Never let your memories be greater than your dreams.” — Doug Ivester
Unknown
“The consequences of today are determined by the actions of the past. To change your future, alter your decisions today.” — Unknown

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