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  • Billie Burke
    Billie Burke
    American actress 1884-1970
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    A woman past forty should make up her mind to be young; not her face.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
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    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.
  • Anthony Robbins
    Anthony Robbins
    American author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and life coach 1960-
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    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.
  • Robert A. Heinlein
    Robert A. Heinlein
    American science fiction writer 1907-1988
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    A generation which ignores history has no past and no future.
  • Charles Swindoll
    Charles Swindoll
    American Pastor, writer
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    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.
  • Paul Boese
    Paul Boese
    American filmmaker
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    Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.
  • Evan Esar
    Evan Esar
    American humorist 1899-1995
    Evan Esar
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    The girl with a future avoids a man with a past.
  • Vladimir Nabokov
    Vladimir Nabokov
    American writer and poet 1899-1977
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    A novelist is, like all mortals, more fully at home on the surface of the present than in the ooze of the past.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    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.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    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.
  • Henry Kissinger
    Henry Kissinger
    American politician 1923-
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    For other nations, utopia is a blessed past never to be recovered; for Americans it is just beyond the horizon.
  • Abraham H. Maslow
    Abraham H. Maslow
    American psychologist 1908-1970
    Abraham H. Maslow
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    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.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    I desire no future that will break the ties with the past.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
  • Sir Walter Scott
    Sir Walter Scott
    British writer and poet 1771-1832
    Sir Walter Scott
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    Look back, and smile on perils past.
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