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We cannot turn the clock back nor can we undo the harm caused, but we have the power to determine the future and to ensure that what happened never happens again.
No one can look back on his schooldays and say with truth that they were altogether unhappy.
If you are working 50 hours a week in a factory, you don't have time to read 10 newspapers a day and go back to declassified government archives. But such people may have far-reaching insights into the way the world works.
Start wide, expand further, and never look back.
When I was about 12 years old back in Houston, my Dad used to take us to the driving range.
The day is not far off when the economic problem will take the back seat where it belongs, and the arena of the heart and the head will be occupied or reoccupied, by our real problems - the problems of life and of human relations, of creation and behavior and religion.
John Maynard Keynes
Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness.
Obsession is the single most wasteful human activity, because with an obsession you keep coming back and back and back to the same question and never get an answer.
Snow provokes responses that reach right back to childhood.
If neurotic is wanting two mutually exclusive things at one and the same time, then I'm neurotic as hell. I'll be flying back and forth between one mutually exclusive thing and another for the rest of my days.
I have never been a material girl. My father always told me never to love anything that cannot love you back.
My dark side, my shadow, my lower companion is now in the back room blowing up balloons for kids' parties.
If I hold back, I'm no good. I'm no good. I'd rather be good sometimes, than holding back all the time.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back.
There's no rule, no law, no regulation that says you can't come back. So I have every right to come back.
Men often pass from love to ambition, but they seldom come back again from ambition to love.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
I have the terrible feeling that, because I am wearing a white beard and am sitting in the back of the theatre, you expect me to tell you the truth about something. These are the cheap seats, not Mount Sinai.
It's all right letting yourself go, as long as you can get yourself back.
Over the years, I've given myself a thousand reasons to keep running, but it always comes back to where it started. It comes down to self-satisfaction and a sense of achievement.
To put it rather bluntly, I am not the type who wants to go back to the land; I am the type who wants to go back to the hotel.
No matter how much you think you love somebody, you'll step back when the pool of their blood edges up too close.
When I want to understand what is happening today or try to decide what will happen tomorrow, I look back.
Giving back involves a certain amount of giving up.
If you fall, fall on your back. If you can look up, you can get up.
Soon silence will have passed into legend. Man has turned his back on silence. Day after day he invents machines and devices that increase noise and distract humanity from the essence of life, contemplation, meditation.
Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.
No amount of law enforcement can solve a problem that goes back to the family.
J. Edgar Hoover
It isn't enough just to scream at the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations. We need our political system to start reflect this anger back into, 'How do we fix it? How do we get the economy going again?'
He who loves, flies, runs, and rejoices; he is free and nothing holds him back.
Our dependency makes slaves out of us, especially if this dependency is a dependency of our self-esteem. If you need encouragement, praise, pats on the back from everybody, then you make everybody your judge.
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