Living In The Past Quotes by Oscar Wilde, Alan Watts, Maxwell Maltz, Dale Carnegie, Charles R. Swindoll, Mike Ditka and many others.
No man is rich enough to buy back his past.
I have realized that the past and future are real illusions, that they exist in the present, which is what there is and all there is.
Faith, courage, optimism, looking forward, bring us new life and more life. Futility, frustration, living in the past are not only characteristic of ‘old age’; they contribute to it.
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.
We cannot change our past. We can not change the fact that people act in a certain way. We can not change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude.
I don’t believe in living in the past. Living in the past is for cowards. If you live in the past, you die in the past.
One must always maintain one’s connection to the past and yet ceaselessly pull away from it.
Living in the past is a Jethro Tull album, not a smart poker strategy.
When you put something out there into the world, there’s all these words you don’t want to hear, that you hope people don’t say. I don’t like anything that starts with ‘re’ – like retro, reinvent, recreate – I hate that. It’s always like living in the past – copying, emulating.
Letting go of your painful past is how you open yourself to a wonderful future.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
If you are living in the past or in the future, you will never find a meaning in the present.
You have to grow. If not you’re then living in regret and you’re living in the past and you’re not progressing forward. And I learned the mistakes that I made and they made me stronger.
Faith doesn’t mean that you don’t have doubts.
Let no-one say the past is dead, the past is all about us and within.
I spend so much time like living in the past or the future. I mean, I think most people do, really. And the moments when you’re really present in your life can be pretty rare, really.
Insisting on living in your past will kill your future. Let it go.