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American actress 1884-1970
A woman past forty should make up her mind to be young; not her face.
English art critic 1819-1900
Children see in their parents the past, their parents see in them the future; and if we find more love in the parents for their children than in children for their parents, this is sad but natural. Who does not entertain his hopes more than his recollections.
American author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and life coach 1960-
Create a vision and never let the environment, other people's beliefs, or the limits of what has been done in the past shape your decisions. Ignore conventional wisdom.
American humorist 1899-1995
The girl with a future avoids a man with a past.
Robert A. Heinlein
American science fiction writer 1907-1988
A generation which ignores history has no past and no future.
American Pastor, writer
Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill.
German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
Because men really respect only that which was founded of old and has developed slowly, he who wants to live on after his death must take care not only of his posterity but even more of his past.
Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.
Abraham H. Maslow
American psychologist 1908-1970
I can feel guilty about the past, apprehensive about the future, but only in the present can I act. The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.
African-American social reformer, abolitionist, orator and writer 1818-1895
We have to do with the past only as we can make it useful to the present and the future.
American writer and poet 1899-1977
A novelist is, like all mortals, more fully at home on the surface of the present than in the ooze of the past.
English statesman 1874-1965
For my part, I consider that it will be found much better by all parties to leave the past to history, especially as I propose to write that history myself.
American politician 1923-
For other nations, utopia is a blessed past never to be recovered; for Americans it is just beyond the horizon.
English writer and poet 1819-1880
I desire no future that will break the ties with the past.
English playwright and poet 1564-1616
I have had a most rare vision. I have had a dream past the wit of man to say what dream it was. Man is but an ass if he go about to expound this dream.
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