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If past history was all there was to the game, the richest people would be librarians. (Quote by - Warren Buffett)

Thou unrelenting past. (Quote by - William Cullen Bryant)

Some say that the age of chivalry is past, that the spirit of romance is dead. The age of chivalry is never past so long as there is a wrong left unredressed on earth. (Quote by - Charles Kingsley)

Ideas are invented only as correctives to the past. Through repeated rectification of this kind one may hope to disengage an idea that is valid. (Quote by - Gaston Bachelard)

I don't think of the past. The only thing that matters is the everlasting present. (Quote by - W. Somerset Maugham)

Throwing a fastball by Hank Aaron is like trying to sneak the sunrise past a rooster. (Quote by - Curt Simmons)

Like most of those who study history, he (Napoleon III) learned from the mistakes of the past how to make new ones. (Quote by - A J P Taylor)

The difference between the girls today and models of the past is that we are not only interested in fashion: we are going in so many different directions at once. We work harder - at night and on weekends. (Quote by - Claudia Schiffer)

I think for us it was about celebrating the past, enjoying each other and it's about our fans. It was the right time. (Quote by - Geri Halliwell)

Education has become a prisoner of contemporaneity. It is the past, not the dizzy present, that is the best door to the future. (Quote by - Camille Paglia)

The past is a ghost, the future a dream, and all we ever have is now. (Quote by - Bill Cosby)

In every loving woman there is a priestess of the past - a pious guardian of some affection, of which the object has disappeared. (Quote by - Henri-Frederic Amiel)

The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there. (Quote by - L P Hartley)

Speaks cheerful English and in the past has written this language with a paintbrush that talks. (Quote by - Jimmy Breslin)

We are always acting on what has just finished happening. It happened at least 1/30th of a second ago. We think we're in the present, but we aren't. The present we know is only a movie of the past. (Quote by - Tom Wolfe)

It is as good as second life to be able to look back upon our past life with pleasure (Quote by - Martial)

Well, I wasnít going to tell anyone, but Iíve been seeing this really sweet guy for the past few week. (Quote by - Amber Frey)

The Past lies upon the Present like a giant's dead body. (Quote by - Nathaniel Hawthorne)

Every night I vow to work out in the morning. For the past three years, however, I have always found an excuse not to. (Quote by - Matthew Vaughn)

It is even better to act quickly and err than to hesitate until the time of action is past. (Quote by - Karl Von Clausewitz)

Forget not your past, for in the future it may help you grow (Quote by - J M Barrie)

We are tomorrow's past. (Quote by - Mary Webb)

Listen to the Water-Mill: Through the live-long day How the clicking of its wheel Wears the hours away! Languidly the Autumn wind Stirs the forest leaves, From the field the reapers sing Binding up their sheaves: And a proverb haunts my mind As a spell is cast, "The mill cannot grind With the water that is past." (Quote by - Sarah Doudney)

Man... cannot learn to forget, but hangs on the past: however far or fast he runs, that chain runs with him. (Quote by - Friedrich Nietzsche)

Yet consider now, whether women are not quite past sense and reason, when they want to rule over men (Quote by - John Calvin)


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