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Picture quote about change

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

Picture quote about life

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

Picture quote by Sayings about inspirational

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. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Sayings about life

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

Picture quote by Sayings about future

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. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Deepak Chopra about reaction

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

Picture quote by Unknown about anxious

It's not the future that you're afraid of. It's repeating the past that makes you anxious. ⏤ Unknown

Picture quote by Mandy Hale about past

When the past calls, let it go to voicemail. It has nothing new to say. ⏤ Mandy Hale

Picture quote by Lao Tzu about present

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

Picture quote by Zig Ziglar about love

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

Picture quote about present

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That's why we call it present.

Picture quote by Marcus Aurelius about opportunity

Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new strategy. ⏤ Marcus Aurelius

Picture quote by Eckhart Tolle about time

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

Picture quote by Caroline Myss about healing

Healing comes from gathering wisdom from past actions and letting go of the pain that the education cost you. ⏤ Caroline Myss

Picture quote by Sayings about thinking

Accept what is, let go of what was, and have faith in what will be. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Sayings about focus

If you focus on what you left behind, you will never be able to see what lies ahead. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote about past

Your past is just a story, and once you realise this, It has not power over you.

Picture quote by Unknown about live

Never forget yesterday, but always live for today... Because you never know what tomorrow can bring, or what it can take away... ⏤ Unknown

Picture quote by Sayings about memories

Don't inflict pains from your past on your present relationships. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Sayings about living

Examine the past, but don't live in it. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Lao Tzu about living

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

Picture quote by Anonymous about appreciate

Learn to appreciate what you have, before time makes you appreciate what you had. ⏤ Anonymous

Picture quote by Albert Einstein about illusion

The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly present illusion. ⏤ Albert Einstein

Picture quote by Marlon Brando about regret

Regret is useless in life. It's in the past. All we have is now. ⏤ Marlon Brando

Picture quote by Steve Maraboli about strength

My past has not defined me, destroyed me, deterred me, or defeated me, it has only strengthened me. ⏤ Steve Maraboli

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How foolish is man! He ruins the present while worrying about the future, but weeps in the future by recalling his past!

Ali ibn Abi Talib, clergyman

The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be. French translation

Marcel Pagnol, dramatist

You are always free to change your mind and choose a different future, or a different past. illusions of reality

Richard Bach, writer

The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.

Rene Descartes, mathematician

My past has not defined me, destroyed me, deterred me, or defeated me; it has only strengthened me.

Steve Maraboli, speaker

Wisdom is using the mistakes from the past to create a better future.

Tim Fargo, author

It's in the act of having to do things that you don't want to that you learn something about moving past the self. Past the ego.

Bell Hooks, critic

When you forgive, you in no way change the past - but you sure do change the future.

Bernard Meltzer, lawyer

As lousy as things are now, tomorrow they will be somebody's good old days.

Gerald Barzan,

We have one life; it soon will be past; what we do for God is all that will last.

Muhammad Ali, boxer

Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past.

George Orwell, author

What is past and cannot be prevented should not be grieved for.

American Indian Proverbs,

Study the past if you would divine the future.

Confucius, philosopher

Only fools live in the past or carry envy to the present.

Chi Chi Rodriguez, athlete

The history of the past is but one long struggle upward to equality.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton, activist

Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible.

Maya Angelou, poet

Prepare for the unknown by studying how others in the past have coped with the unforeseeable and the unpredictable.

George S. Patton, soldier

In hindsight, I slid into arrogance based upon past success.

Reed Hastings, businessman

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

Melody Beattie, writer

Only by acceptance of the past, can you alter it.

T. S. Eliot, poet

If you look back too much, you will soon be headed that way


Forgiveness is giving up the hope that the past could have been any different.

Oprah Winfrey, entertainer

The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.

Albert Einstein, physicist

I don't think the human mind can comprehend the past and the future. They are both just illusions that can manipulate you into thinking theres some kind of change.

Bob Dylan, singer songwriter

A revolution is a struggle to the death between the future and the past.

Fidel Castro, statesman

For the past ten years I have had no financial problems.

Gyorgy Ligeti, composer

We can choose between the future and the past, between reason and ignorance, between true compassion and mere ideology.

Ron Reagan, journalist

The rewards in life go to those who are willing to give up the past


Reflect on your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes of which all men have some

Charles Dickens, writer

The Past: Our cradle, not our prison; there is danger as well as appeal in its glamour. The past is for inspiration, not imitation, for continuation, not repetition.

Israel Zangwill, novelist

Sometimes it takes looking at the past to really be able to move forward and learn from it.

Danica Patrick, celebrity

I wonder how often in the past I may have missed the good in people because I pre-judged, based on the differences?

Anne Perry, novelist

Adolescence represents an inner emotional upheaval, a struggle between the eternal human wish to cling to the past and the equally powerful wish to get on with the future.

Louise J. Kaplan,

Nothing ever happened in the past that can prevent you from being present now.

Eckhart Tolle, teacher

The past empowers the present, and the sweeping footsteps leading to this present mark the pathways to the future.

Mary Catherine Bateson, scientist

Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, poet

Every moment you live in the past is a moment you waste in the present.

Tony Robbins, author

The next day is never so good as the day before.

Publilius Syrus, writer

Each has his past shut in him like the leaves of a book known to him by heart and his friends can only read the title.

Virginia Woolf, author

The past always looks better than it was because it isn't here.

Finley Peter Dunne, journalist

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.

Buddha, monk

Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.

Robert H. Schuller, clergyman

The past does not equal the future.

Anthony Robbins, author

I don't think anyone, until their soul leaves their body, is past the point of no return.

Tom Hiddleston, actor

Things without remedy, should be without regard; what is done, is done.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

I am not a fan of Facebook or Twitter. They both allow too much information to be available and they make privacy a thing of the past.

Kirsty Gallacher, entertainer

Most creative work is a process of people passing ideas and inspirations from the past into the future and adding their own creativity along the way.

Joichi Ito, businessman

The past is prophetic in that it asserts loudly that wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.

Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

To design the future effectively, you must first let go of your past.

Charles J. Givens, businessman

If you're going to be able to look back on something and laugh about it, you might as well laugh about it now.

Marie Osmond, musician

It takes a long time to bring the past up to the present.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, president

There is an opportunity for us to renew ourselves. There's an opportunity for us to leave the past behind and present something different for the future.

Jay Weatherill, politician

The past, the present and the future are really one: they are today.

Harriet Beecher Stowe, author

I haven't had that one great love, which is good. I don't want that to be in the past - I want it to be in the future.

Taylor Swift, musician

Holding on is believing that there’s only a past; letting go is knowing that there’s a future.

Daphne Rose Kingma,

Losers live in the past. Winners learn from the past and enjoy working in the present toward the future.

Denis Waitley, motivational speaker

My past is my wisdom to use today... my future is my wisdom yet to experience. Be in the present because that is where life resides.

Gene Oliver, athlete

Factors affecting effective regional cooperation are mindsets and perceptions emanating from the past.

Khaleda Zia, statesman

The past is at least secure.

Daniel Webster, politician

Every journey into the past is complicated by delusions, false memories, false namings of real events.

Adrienne Rich, poet

All the king's horses and all the king's men can't put the past together again. So let's remember: Don't try to saw sawdust.

Dale Carnegie, writer

The past is all holy to us; the dead are all holy; even they that were wicked when alive.

Thomas Carlyle, philosopher

Nothing is improbable until it moves into past tense.

George Ade, playwright

Resume: a written exaggeration of only the good things a person has done in the past, as well as a wish list of the qualities a person would like to have.

Bo Bennett, entrepreneur

I thank God tonight for freedom - those who bought and paid for it with their lives in the past - those who will protect it in the present and defend it in the future.

Jim Gibbons, politician

The investor of today does not profit from yesterday's growth.

Warren Buffett, business magnate

The past will be your teacher if you learn from it; your master if you live in it.

Steve Maraboli, speaker

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

David Wilkerson, evangelist

If we should be blessed by some great reward, such as fame or fortune, it's the fruit of a seed planted by us in the past.

Bodhidharma, leader

Faithfulness to the past can be a kind of death above ground. Writing of the past is a resurrection; the past then lives in your words and you are free.

Jessamyn West, author

There is a way to look at the past. Don't hide from it. It will not catch you -- if you don't repeat it.

Pearl Bailey, actress

The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.

Simone Weil, philosopher

One cannot and must not try to erase the past merely because it does not fit the present.

Golda Meir, leader

I never look back, I look forward.

Steffi Graf, athlete

The past is really almost as much a work of the imagination as the future.

Jessamyn West, author

Through all the relationship stuff I've gone through in the past few years, I know there are fundamental differences in how men and women view sex and how they view their futures.

Aaron Eckhart, actor

The past is our definition. We may strive with good reason to escape it, or to escape what is bad in it. But we will escape it only by adding something better to it.

Wendell Berry, poet

You realize that our mistrust of the future makes it hard to give up the past.

Chuck Palahniuk, novelist

In every loving woman there is a priestess of the past

Henri Frederic Amiel, philosopher

You can never plan the future by the past.

Edmund Burke, statesman

I don't have nothing to regret at all in the past, except that I might've unintentionally hurt somebody else or something.

Jimi Hendrix, musician

Dressing up is a bore. At a certain age, you decorate yourself to attract the opposite sex, and at a certain age, I did that. But I'm past that age.

Katharine Hepburn, actress

America is false to the past, false to the present, and solemnly binds herself to be false to the future.

Frederick Douglass, author

He who controls the past commands the future. He who commands the future conquers the past.

George Orwell, author

Modern men are afraid of the past. It is a record of human achievement, but its other face is human defeat.

Walter Lippmann, journalist

We have a hope of succeeding if we learn from our past mistakes and pull together to make the hard choices.

Carl Levin, politician

The first recipe for happiness is: avoid too lengthy meditation on the past.

Andre Maurois, writer

A nation that forgets its past can function no better than an individual with amnesia.

David McCullough, historian

Clogged with yesterday's excess, the body drags the mind down with it.

Horace, poet

Using the power of decision gives you the capacity to get past any excuse to change any and every part of your life in an instant.

Tony Robbins, author

The Photograph is concerned with the power that the past has to interfere with the present: the time bomb in the cupboard.

Penelope Lively, author

Posterity will pay everyone their due.

Tacitus, historian

To me, living in the present means being aware of your conscious choice to focus on the past, present or future - it is not necessarily having to focus on the present.

Bo Bennett, entrepreneur

Fearfulness, contrary to all other vices, maketh a man think the better of another, the worse of himself.

Sir Philip Sidney,

For time and the world do not stand still. Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.

John F. Kennedy, president

The present was an egg laid by the past that had the future inside its shell.

Zora Neale Hurston, dramatist

The world is full of people whose notion of a satisfactory future is, in fact, a return to an idealised past.

Robertson Davies, novelist

If you are carrying strong feelings about something that happened in your past, they may hinder your ability to live in the present.

Les Brown, motivational speaker

Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of history which have casually escaped the shipwreck of time.

Francis Bacon, philosopher

Sometimes the past seems too big for the present to hold.

Chuck Palahniuk, novelist

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