The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.George Bernard Shaw
The past Hours weak and gray With the spoil which their toil Raked together From the conquest but One could foil.Percy Bysshe Shelley
I need not ask thee if that hand, now calmed, Has any Roman soldier mauled and knuckled, For thou wert dead, and buried and embalmed, Ere Romulus and Remus had been suckled: Antiquity appears to have begun Long after that primeval race was run.horace smith
In the process of letting go, you will lose many things from the past, but you will find yourself.deepak chopra
I refuse to let what happened to me make me bitter. I still completely believe in love and I'm open to anything that will happen to me.nicole kidman
Gratitude looks to the past and love to the present; fear, avarice, lust, and ambition look ahead.C. S. Lewis
Not heaven itself upon the past has power; But what has been, has been, and I have had my hour.
A generation which ignores history has no past and no future.
The past and future are veiled; but the past wears the widow's veil; the future, the virgin's.
If you are living in the past or in the future , you will never find a meaning in the present .
And the past held only this wisdom: that love was a damaging mistake, and its accomplice, hope, a treacherous illusion.Khaled Hosseini
Therefore Agathon rightly says: "Of this alone even God is deprived, the power of making things that are past never to have been."
How thrilling to discover one had depths, how consoling to find them less polluted than the shallows, how encouraging to identify the enemy not as a fissure in the will but as a dead fetus in the specimen jar of the unconscious. My attention was being paternally led away from the excruciating present to the happy, healthy future that would be enabled by an analysis of the sick past, as though the priest had nothing to do but study old books and make bright forecasts, the present not worthy of notice.Edmund White
Gone glimmering through the dream of things that were.lord byron
The best of prophets of the future is the past.
The Present is the living sum-total of the whole Past.thomas carlyle
O, to bring back the great Homeric time, The simple manners and the deeds sublime: When the wise Wanderer, often foiled by Fate, Through the long furrow drave the ploughshare straight.
Oh, had I but Aladdin's lamp Tho' only for a day, I'd try to find a link to bind The joys that pass away.
The eternal landscape of the past.
Oh seize the instant time; you never will With waters once passed by impel the mill.richard chenevix trench
Sooner or later we've all got to let go of our past.dan brown
You can't look back - you just have to put the past behind you, and find something better in your future.jodi picoult
“I'm sorry about yesterday," she said. He hung on to his straps and shrugged. "Yesterday happens.”Rainbow Rowell