Let us remember the past with gratitude, live the present with enthusiasm, and look forward to the future with confidence.— Pope John Paul II
Eye-opening Remembering The Past quotations
You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.
Remember the past, plan for the future, but live for today, because yesterday is gone and tomorrow may never come.
The wise man must remember that while he is a descendant of the past, he is a parent of the future.
Never be a prisoner of your past. It was just a lesson, not a life sentence.
Those who cannot remember the pastare condemned to repeat it.
or: Those who have never heard of good system development practice are condemned to reinvent it.
One has to live in the present. Whatever is past is gone beyond recall; whatever is future remains beyond one's reach, until it becomes present. Remembering the past and giving thought to the future are important, but only to the extent that they help one deal with the present.
Wherever they might be they always remember that the past was a lie, that memory has no return, that every spring gone by could never be recovered, and that the wildest and most tenacious love was an ephemeral truth in the end.
You're a work of art. Not everyone will understand you, but the ones who do, will never forget about you.
Something to remember on your birthday.
.Forget the past, it can't be changed..And, forget the present because I didn't get you one.
Forgiving does not erase the bitter past.
A healed memory is not a deleted memory. Instead, forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of our past into a hope for our future.
Unless we change our ways and our direction, our greatness as a nation will soon be a footnote in the history books, a distant memory of an offshore island, lost in the mist of time like Camelot, remembered kindly for its noble past.
Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness, but as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also makes music.
Ruminating about the past will get you nowhere.
So go ahead and learn from the past whatever you can, and then put it behind you. Remember, there is nothing you can do to change it, but you can use its lessons to improve your future.
Facing future I see hope, hope that we will survive, hope that we will prosper, hope that once again we will reap the blessings of this magical land, for without hope I cannot live, remember the past but do not dwell there, face the future where all our hopes stand.
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.
Forget the mistake. Remember the lesson.
We ought to remember the past, yes -- but we shouldn't allow it to consume us.
We live in the present moment, and some people are too tied to the ideals of that period to fully move forward. We'll never work through the future unless we accept the present. We must fill the twenty-first century with dreams.
The past is what you remember, imagine you remember, convince yourself you remember, or pretend you remember.
Live in the present, remember the past, and fear not the future, for it doesn't exist and never shall. There is only now.
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.
But I should tell you honestly that this administration under President Obama is doing in regard to our security more than anything that I can remember in the past.
Audiences forget facts, but they remember stories.
Once you get past the jargon, the corporate world is an endless source of fascinating stories.
For two minutes a day, think of one positive experience that's occurred during the past 24 hours. Bullet point each detail you can remember. It works, because the brain can't tell the difference between visualization and actual experience. So you've just doubled the most meaningful experience in your brain.
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.
One of the keys to learning for me has been to not get so hung up on the past.
It's important to remember the past, but that doesn't mean you have to torture yourself with it by reliving it every single day.
Those who don't remember the past are condemned to repeat the eleventh grade.
What is human life? The first third a good time; the rest remembering about it.
When thinking about life, remember this: no amount of guilt can change the past, and no amount of anxiety can change the future.
I love the nostalgic myself. I hope we never lose some of the things of the past.
I also wanted remembering the past relevant to the present.
Some people wanted me to put the names in alphabetical order. I wanted them in chronological order so that a veteran could find his time within the panel. It's like a thread of life.
If you want to succeed in your life, remember this phrase: That past does not equal the future. Because you failed yesterday; or all day today; or a moment ago; or for the last six months; the last sixteen years; or the last fifty years of life, doesn't mean anything... All that matters is: What are you going to do, right now?
Always remember to fall asleep with a dream and wake up with a purpose.
Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it without a sense of ironic futility.
I am timeless being. I am free of desire or fear, because I do not remember the past or imagine the future.
We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past;
and we must respect the past, remembering that it was once all that was humanly possible.
It's not the future that you're afraid of. It's repeating the past that makes you anxious.
We are a people who do not want to keep much of the past in our heads.
It is considered unhealthy in America to remember mistakes, neurotic to think about them, psychotic to dwell on them.
I remember the past, and I learn from it.
I rejoice and celebrate in the present, and I re-imagine the future. Now is the moment that never ends.
It is not because I do not love my adopted land - it is the natural feeling of one far from home, who remembers those happy, carefree days when life flowed at full tide, without responsibility, flashing past one like the drama in a fascinating story of adventure and romance.
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.
Every true history must force us to remember that the past was once as real as the present and as uncertain as the future.
A father must lead his children; but first he must learn to follow. He must laugh with them but remember the ache of childhood tears. He must hold the past with one hand and reach to the future with the other so there can be no generation gap in family love.
Each person has unspeakable distress.
When I remember the past, annoying, I cry; The reality of today is too cruel, too severe, and doesn't even offer me a dream; Imagining the future brings me yet another kind of tears
I'm so afraid to love you, but more afraid to loose.
Clinging to a past that doesn't let me choose. Once there was a darkness, deep and endless night. You gave me everything you had, oh you gave me light. And I will remember you. Will you remember me? Don't let your life pass you by. Weep not for the memories.
Everyone is lonely, we have to remember that life is to be lived one day at a time. You cannot worry about the past or future. Happiness is in the now.