Looking At The Past Quotes by LaToya Jackson, Diana Ross, John F. Kennedy, Danica Patrick, Martha Graham, Patrick Seguin and many others.
I’ll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family, together, all of us laughing and talking, loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future.
Instead of looking at the past, I put myself ahead twenty years and try to look at what I need to do now in order to get there then.
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.
Sometimes it takes looking at the past to really be able to move forward and learn from it.
Looking at the past is like lolling in a rocking chair. It is so relaxing and you can rock back and forth on the porch, and never go forward.
My business is retrospective = I’m looking at the past, they all passed away – and it’s a big pleasure, that’s the point of collecting. It’s certainly a [better] quality of life you have living with [these] works, but [I] also [value] the relationship we have with the artists.
But now, the final feeling… is one of gratitude that the journey was undertaken. Looking at the past has meant, for the first time, being able to let it go.
What am I writing for anyway? Is it like dreaming? Is it a benevolent process? Something that moves the past forward? And what about those people who say all you get from looking at the past is a stiff neck?
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history.