Sunday, 6 October 2013


Do not let the past hold you back. Your past is always going to be the way it was. Stop trying to change it. - Unknown

Don’t use your past as an excuse as to why you are bitter. Use your past as a reason as to why you are better. - Shari Alyse

Forget the past: it is dead and gone. Live for the future; it is alive and full of potential. - Unknown

If the past has taught us anything it is that every cause brings its effect, every action  has a consequence. - Unknown

Let us not burden our remembrances with a heaviness that is gone. - Unknown

Most people hold onto the past; Only those who can appreciate what they have now live fully. - Unknown

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

Never live on past glory or think that you can always repeat outstanding results. Time moves on and changes everything. - Unknown

Nothing revives the past so completely as a smell that was once associated with it. - Nabokov

One must always maintain ones connection to the past and yet ceaselessly pull away from it. - Gaston Bachelard

Pain makes you stronger. Tears makes you braver. Heartbreak makes you wiser. So thank the past for a better future. - Unknown

Ruminating about the past is like trying to drive backward to undo a car accident. - Julie A, M. A. Ross and Judy Corcoran

Sometimes the past is something you just can’t let go of. And sometimes the past is something we’ll do anything to forget. And sometimes we learn something new about the past that changes everything we know about the present. - Meredith Grey

Take time to gather up the past so that you will be able to draw from your experience and invest them in the future. - Jim Rohn

The brightest future will always be based on a forgotten past, you cannot go on well in life until you let go of your past failures and heartaches. - Unknown

The past cannot be changed, but the future is yet in your grasp. - Unknown

The past cannot be changed, forgotten, edited or erased. It can only be accepted. - Unknown

The past should be a springboard, not a hammock. - Ivern Ball

To refuse to let go of the past is to deny the natural process of change that is a function of every living organism. - Jerry Greenwald 

We can deny the past, but we can’t escape its torment because the past is a speaking shallow that keeps pace with the truth of what we are, step for step, until we die. - Gregory D. Roberts

We need not destroy the past. It is gone. - John Cage

With memory set smarting like a reopened wound, a man’s past is not simply a dead history, an outworn preparation of the present: it is a still quivering part of himself, bringing shudders and bitter flavours and the tinglings of a merited shame. - George Eliot

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