quote by Mother Teresa

Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.

— Mother Teresa

Delighting Times Past quotations

You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don't try to forget the mistakes, but you don't dwell on it. You don't let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space.


Times 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.

I never regret my past... Only time I wasted was on the wrong people.

Times 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".
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Give up identification with this mass of flesh as well as with what thinks it a mass. Both are intellectual imaginations. Recognise your true self as undifferentiated awareness, unaffected by time, past, present or future, and enter Peace.

Do not waste one moment in regret, for to think feelingly of the mistakes of the past is to re-infect yourself.

If you sit back & spend too much time feeling good about what you did in the past, you're going to come up short next time


Times 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.

The man hunched over his motorcycle can focus only on the present.

.. he is caught in a fragment of time cut off from both the past and the future... he has no fear, because the source of fear is in the future, and a person freed of the future has nothing to fear.

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

Nothing seems real anymore. Even the flames from the fire seem to beckon to me, drawing me into some great past life buried somewhere deep in my subconscious, if only I could find the key..if only..if only. Ever since my illness, my condition, I've been trying to find some logical way of passing my time, of justifying a means to an end.

Times past quote Learn to appreciate what you have, before time makes you appreciate what you had
Learn to appreciate what you have, before time makes you appreciate what you had.

Men of Oregon, I invite you to become students of your events.

Running, one might say, is basically an absurd past-time upon which to be exhausting ourselves. But if you can find meaning, in the kind of running you have to do to stay on this team, chances are you will be able to find meaning in another absurd past-time: life.

I don't regret my past, I just regret the time I've wasted on the wrong people.


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.

Times past quote The past has no power over the present moment.
The past has no power over the present moment.

The self (Soul) is the constant-witness consciousness.

Through all months, seasons and years, through all divisions of time, the past, present and future the consciousness remains one and self luminous. It neither rises nor sets. The ultimate self is free from sin, free from old age, free from death and grief, free from hunger and thirst, which desires nothing and imagines nothing.

When I look back on my past and think how much time I wasted on nothing, how much time has been lost in futilities, errors, laziness, incapacity to live; how little I appreciated it, how many times I sinned against my heart and soul-then my heart bleeds. Life is a gift, life is happiness, every minute can be an eternity of happiness.

Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past;

for human events ever resemble those of preceding times. This arises from the fact that they are produced by men who ever have been, and ever shall be, animated by the same passions, and thus they necessarily have the same results.

Times past quote To hold on to the past always creates suffering. Even if it was wonderful.
To hold on to the past always creates suffering. Even if it was wonderful.
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We know the past but cannot control it. We control the future but cannot know it.


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.

Live in the present and shape the future, do not be casting lingering looks to the distant past for the past has passed away, never again to return.

Times past quote The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.
The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.

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.

We are all here for some special reason.

Stop being a prisoner of your past. Become the architect of your future.

There comes a time in every life when the past recedes and the future opens.

It's that moment when you turn to face the unknown. Some will turn back to what they already know. Some will walk straight ahead into uncertainty. I can't tell you which one is right. But I can tell you which one is more fun.


Times past quote Yesterday is a cancelled check. Today is cash on the line. Tomorrow is a promiss
Yesterday is a cancelled check. Today is cash on the line. Tomorrow is a promissory note.

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.

If we spend our time obsessing with the future or regretting the past, then we will never live. Tomorrow will always be tomorrow and yesterday cannot be changed.

Scars have the strange power to remind us that our past is real.

Times past quote It's not about what you did yesterday or what you're doing tomorrow... It's abou
It's not about what you did yesterday or what you're doing tomorrow... It's about the right here, right now.

You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.

The Sunday morning service shows how popular your church is.

The evening services show how popular your pastor is. Your private prayer time shows you how popular God is!


We have seen better days.

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.

These are the days of the endless summer, these are the days, the time is now.

There is no past, there's only future, there's only here, there's only now.

There are people who think that we cannot rule ourselves because the few times we tried, we failed, as if all the others who rule themselves today got it right the first time. It is like telling a crawling baby who tries to walk, and then falls back on his buttocks, to stay there. As if the adults walking past him did not crawl, once

We cannot go back in time and change the past, but we can repent.

The Savior can wipe away our tears of regret and remove the burden of our sins. His Atonement allows us to leave the past behind and move forward with clean hands, a pure heart, and a determination to do better and especially to become better.


Don't let yesterday use up too much of today.

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.

The goal of faith isn't to take away your fears but to leverage those fears to create bolder belief. Faith leads you past your fears and reassures you of God's presence. And after a while, you begin to trust that God is going to lift you above the waves this time just like he did last time.

So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.