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I think life is far too short to concentrate on your past. I rather look into the future.
In the course of transferring all my CDs to my iPod, I have found myself wandering the musical hallways of my past and reacquainting myself with music I haven't listened to in years.
My entire life has been an attempt to get back to the kind of feelings you have on a field. The sense of brotherhood, the esprit de corps, the focus - there being no past or future, just the ball. As trite as it sounds, I was happiest playing ball.
Walking has been ridiculous in college basketball the past 15 years.
In the past I've made movies that were pretty universally liked. You can't really hate them. You can discard them, but you can't really hate them.
My past is a bit checkered.
You have a diasporic black world, and the only way to put it back together again is symbolic. It's like Humpty Dumpty. Whoever could edit the 'Encyclopedia Africana' would provide symbolic order to the fragments created over the past 500 years. That is a major contribution.
Henry Louis Gates
Language is the armory of the human mind, and at once contains the trophies of its past and the weapons of its future conquests.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
History is the interpretation of the significance that the past has for us.
I think when you move past your fear and you go after your dreams wholeheartedly, you become free.
LL Cool J
The dark shadow we seem to see in the distance is not really a mountain ahead, but the shadow of the mountain behind - a shadow from the past thrown forward into our future. It is a dark sludge of historical sectarianism. We can leave it behind us if we wish.
Against the State, against the Church, against the silence of the medical profession, against the whole machinery of dead institutions of the past, the woman of today arises.
It is in the very nature of things human that every act that has once made its appearance and has been recorded in the history of mankind stays with mankind as a potentiality long after its actuality has become a thing of the past.
In America, the photographer is not simply the person who records the past, but the one who invents it.
I think I'm past any window where I'm suddenly going to become surprisingly ripped so that people go, 'Oh, my God, what happened to you?'
Louis C. K.
In the past when I was in Hollywood, I was like a dog. I felt humiliated. My English was not good. People would even ask me 'Jackie Who?'.
The wise man must remember that while he is a descendant of the past, he is a parent of the future.
In the past, men created witches: now they create mental patients.
You can feel very quickly as a prisoner of your past, of the memories.
There are such beings as vampires, some of us have evidence that they exist. Even had we not the proof of our own unhappy experience, the teachings and the records of the past give proof enough for sane peoples.
God be thanked for books; they are the voices of the distant and the dead, and make us heirs of the spiritual life of past ages.
William Ellery Channing
It's hard to tell how far women's individuality has come in the past twenty years.
You know, I think I had my first past life recall when I was 7.
The past cannot be cured.
I know that in my past I was young and irresponsible - but that's what growing up is. You learn from your mistakes.
The sad part about our past is that religions, ironically enough, are responsible for creating the most destructive idea that has ever been visited upon the human race: the idea that there is such a thing as 'better.'
Neale Donald Walsch
With photography a new language has been created. Now for the first time it is possible to express reality by reality. We can look at an impression as long as we wish, we can delve into it and, so to speak, renew past experiences at will.
By forgetting the past and by throwing myself into other interests, I forget to worry.
I'm growing old, I delight in the past.
I wouldn't know any newer bands. We're past the pimple stage.
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