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There's a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they're absolutely free. Don't miss so many of them.

— Jo Walton

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Things 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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You never change things by fighting the existing reality.

To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.

Remembrance of things past is not necessarily the remembrance of things as they were.

Things past quote Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a

Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.

I have an almost complete disregard of precedent, and a faith in the possibility of something better. It irritates me to be told how things have always been done. I defy the tyranny of precedent. I go for anything new that might improve the past.

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.

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.

Things past quote One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you'v

One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.

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.

Simplify your life. Don't waste the years struggling for things that are unimportant. Don't burden yourself with possessions. Keep your needs and wants simple and enjoy what you have. Don't destroy your peace of mind by looking back, worrying about the past. Live in the present. Simplify!

Freedom can never be taken for granted.

Each generation must safeguard it and extend it. Your parents and elders sacrificed much so that you should have freedom without suffering what they did. Use this precious right to ensure that the darkness of the past never returns.

Things 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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It's being here now that's important.

There's no past and there's no future. Time is a very misleading thing. All there is ever, is the now. We can gain experience from the past, but we can't relive it; and we can hope for the future, but we don't know if there is one.

The setting sun, and the music at the close, As the last taste of sweets, is sweetest last, Writ in rememberance more than long things past.

The best thing about the past is that it's over.

The best thing about the future is that it's yet to come. The best thing about the present is that it's here now.

Things past quote It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat

It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.

No member of the animal kingdom nurses past maturity, no member of the animal kingdom ever did a thing to me. Its why I don't eat red meat or white fish, don't give me no blue cheese. Were all members of the animal kingdom, leave your brothers and sisters in the sea.

Only a handful of people are honest when they sing.

A lot of people sing about very vague things, or they'll sing about someone breaking up with them, but a lot of people don't go too deep into their past and stuff, because they don't want it to be let out. I just do it anyway.

We cannot change what happened anymore.

The only thing we can do is to learn from the past and to realize what discrimination and persecution of innocent people means. I believe that it's everyone's responsibility to fight prejudice.

Things 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.

We must get the American public to look past the glitter, beyond the showmanship, to the reality, the hard substance of things. And we'll do it not so much with speeches that will bring people to their feet as with speeches that bring people to their senses.

Faith is not simply a patience that passively suffers until the storm is past.

Rather, it is a spirit that bears things - with resignations, yes, but above all, with blazing, serene hope.

With enough of us, around the world, we'll not just send a strong message opposing the privatization of knowledge - we'll make it a thing of the past.

Things 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.

Ignore reality, there's nothing you can do about it.

You got your guards up, I do too, there's things we might discover.

Cause you got a past and I do too, we're perfect for each other.

To all those who have suffered as a consequence of our troubled past I extend my sincere thoughts and deep sympathy. With the benefit of historical hindsight we can all see things which we would wish had been done differently or not at all.

Things past quote If you eyes are opened, you'll see the things worth seeing.

If you eyes are opened, you'll see the things worth seeing.

You have to get past the idea that music has to be one thing.

To be alive in America is to hear all kinds of music constantly: radio, records, churches, cats on the street, everywhere music. And with records, the whole history of music is open to everyone who wants to hear it.

Pleasure to me is wonder—the unexplored, the unexpected, the thing that is hidden and the changeless thing that lurks behind superficial mutability. To trace the remote in the immediate; the eternal in the ephemeral; the past in the present; the infinite in the finite; these are to me the springs of delight and beauty.

Internationally, President Obama has adopted an appeasement strategy.

He believes America's role as leader in the world is a thing of the past. I believe a strong America must - and will - lead the future.

Things 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.

We should not lay all past mistakes on Chairman Mao.

So we must be very objective in assessing him. His contributions were primary, his mistakes secondary. In China, we will inherit the many good things in Chairman Mao's thinking while at the same time explaining clearly the mistakes he made.

What's crucial is that the IRA produce a credible statement that paramilitary and criminality activity is a thing of the past. That they are committed to a future which is exclusively peaceful and democratic.

In the process of letting go you will lose many things from the past, but you will find yourself.

Things past quote Today I will go out with the flow of life and trust the process. I will not stre

Today I will go out with the flow of life and trust the process. I will not stress over things I can't control.

Every man should be born again on the first day of January.

Start with a fresh page. Take up one hole more in the buckle if necessary, or let down one, according to circumstances; but on the first of January let every man gird himself once more, with his face to the front, and take no interest in the things that were and are past.

The man of the future may, and even must, do things impossible in the past and acquire new motor variations not given by heredity.

I'm a little hoarse tonight. I've been living in Chicago for the past two months, and you know how it is, yelling for help on the way home every night. Things are so tough in Chicago that at Easter time, for bunnies the little kids use porcupines.

Things past quote Sometimes, a break from your routine is the very thing you need.

Sometimes, a break from your routine is the very thing you need.

In a way I spend my entire life stealing from everything - from the past, from cities I love, from where I grew up - grabbing things, taking not only from architecture but from Italy, art, writing, poetry, music.

When you look at yourself from a universal standpoint, something inside always reminds or informs you that there are bigger and better things to worry about.

Change hurts. It makes people insecure, confused, and angry. People want things to be the same as they've always been, because that makes life easier. But, if you're a leader, you can't let your people hang on to the past.

The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.

The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.

As of today, I have absolutely no regrets.

I think I am a mature person who can take things in stride. I'm grateful for people in my past. They helped me get to where I am, wherever that is. But now, I am thinking for myself and sitting in on all the business transactions.

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