quote by Adam Lindsay Gordon

There comes a point in your life when you realize: Who matters, Who never did, Who won't anymore, And who always will. So, don't worry about people from your past, there's a reason why they didn't make it to your future.

— Adam Lindsay Gordon

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Don't allow your past or present condition to control you.

It's just a process that you're going through to get you to the next level.


Our past quote You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and
You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.
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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.

Our past quote Never be a prisoner of your past. It was just a lesson, not a life sentence.
Never be a prisoner of your past. It was just a lesson, not a life sentence.
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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.

We cannot change the past, but we can change our attitude toward it.

Uproot guilt and plant forgiveness. Tear out arrogance and seed humility. Exchange love for hate - thereby, making the present comfortable and the future promising.

When you begin to realize that your past does not necessarily dictate the outcome of your future, then you can release the hurt. It is impossible to inhale new air until you exhale the old.


Our past quote Don't let the past steal your present. Your past has not defined, deterred or de
Don't let the past steal your present. Your past has not defined, deterred or defeated you. It has only strengthened who you are today.

The past is a fog on our minds. The future? A complete dream. We can't neither guess the future, neither change the past.

J. Edgar Hoover: When morals decline and good men do nothing, evil flourishes. A society unwilling to learn from past is doomed. We must never forget our history.

We have nothing to fear for the future, except as we shall forget the way the Lord has led us, and His teaching in our past history.

Our past quote When thinking about life, remember this: no amount of guilt can change the past,
When thinking about life, remember this: no amount of guilt can change the past, and no amount of anxiety can change the future.

Let's say your past is your present and your present is your cash, So I look forward to the future.

From your past emerges the present, and from the present is born your future.


The complete emancipation of women from the ties which held them back in the past, during the ages of despotism and ignorance, is a basic aim of the Party and the Revolution. Women make up one half of society. Our society will remain backward and in chains unless its women are liberated, enlightened and educated.

Our past quote Remember how far you've come, not just how far you have to go. You are not where
Remember how far you've come, not just how far you have to go. You are not where you want to be, but neither are you where you used to be.

Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.

This is what the past is for! Every experience God gives us, every person He puts in our lives is the perfect preparation for the future that only He can see.

The past is no more; the future not yet. Nothing exists except the here and now. Our grand business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at our hands.

Our past quote It's not the future that you're afraid of. It's repeating the past that makes yo
It's not the future that you're afraid of. It's repeating the past that makes you anxious.

To sweat is to pray, to make an offering of your innermost self.

Sweat is holy water, prayer beads, pearls of liquid that release your past. The more you dance... the more you sweat, the more you pray. The more you pray, the closer you are to ecstasy.


It's not what's happening to you now or what has happened in your past that determines who you become. Rather, it's your decisions about what to focus on, what things mean to you, and what you're going to do about them that will determine your ultimate destiny.

How quickly we forget God's great deliverances in our lives. How easily we take for granted the miracles he performed in our past.

Our past quote Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a
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.

Do not die in the history of your past hurts and past experiences, but live in the now and future of your destiny.

Your past may not be perfect, but it was perfect for your purpose.

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.

It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.


Our past quote If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are li
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.

We, in Africa, have no more need of being 'converted' to socialism than we have of being 'taught' democracy. Both are rooted in our past -- in the traditional society which produced us.

The years go by one after the other; time slips past us with out our being aware of it; we grow old like ordinary men and we shall end like them.

If your past is limited, your future is boundless.

Our past quote When the past calls, let it go to voicemail. It has nothing new to say.
When the past calls, let it go to voicemail. It has nothing new to say.

A friend is someone who understands your past, believes in your future, and accepts you just the way you are. Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget. A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.

Love is within us. It cannot be destroyed. It can be ignored. To the extent that we abandon love we will feel it has abandoned us. Denying love is our only problem, and embracing it is the only answer. Through the power of love, we can let go of past history and begin again. Love heals, forgives, and makes whole.


The Blood of Jesus washes away our past and the Name of Jesus opens up our future.

Our past quote Spend time with those you love. One of these days you will say either: "I wish I
Spend time with those you love. One of these days you will say either: "I wish I had" or "I'm glad I did".

I have full faith in my people that they will rise to every occasion worthy of our past Islamic history, glory and traditions.

This past Christmas, I told my girlfriend for months in advance that all I wanted was an Xbox. That's it. Beginning and end of list, Xbox. You know what she got me? A homemade frame with a picture of us from our first date together. Which was fine. Because I got her an Xbox.

If the devil starts bringing up your past it's because he's running out of new material!

Our past quote People don't realize that now is all there ever is; There is no past or future e
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.

We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.


Education must be a great equaliser in our society.

It must be the tool to level the differences that our various social systems have created over the past thousands of years.

The past becomes a texture, an ambience to our present.

Everything you do is based on the choices you make.

It's not your parents, your past relationships, your job, the economy, the weather, an argument or your age that is to blame. You and only you are responsible for every decision and choice you make. Period.

The softer your heart is the less that your past is forming your present and your future. When there is openness and softness of heart, what forms the present and the future is not your past but the reality of your own being.