Remember the good old times? Here is a collection of proverbs and quotes about the past.

The past in a museum
The past is history


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All the past died yesterday; the future is born today.

Chinese proverb

Always look at what you have left. Never look at what you have lost.

Robert H. Schuller

Don't let yesterday use up too much of today.

Will Rogers

Forget the past. What else is there to forget?


I am not someone who is ashamed of my past. I'm actually really proud. I know I made a lot of mistakes, but they, in turn, were my life lessons.

Drew Barrymore

I like men who have a future and women who have a past.

Oscar Wilde

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.

Thomas Jefferson

In the past, there was active discrimination against women in science. That has now gone, and although there are residual effects, these are not enough to account for the small numbers of women, particularly in mathematics and physics.

Stephen Hawking

Let's bury the hatchet
Wipe out the past
Make love together
Stay on the path

Mixed Emotions
The Rolling Stones

Look back, and smile at perils past.

Sir Walter Scott

Seek wisdom, not knowledge. Knowledge is of the past, wisdom is of the future.

Native American

The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there.

Lesley P. Hartley

The past is a great place and I don't want to erase it or to regret it, but I don't want to be its prisoner either.

Mick Jagger

The past is always judged by the present.

Neith Boyce

The past is never dead. It's not even past.

William Faulkner

The past is never where you think you left it.

Katherine Anne Porter

The past is prophetic in that it asserts loudly that wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Think only of the past as its remembrance gives you pleasure.

Pride and Prejudice
Jane Austen

We are products of our past, but we don't have to be prisoners of it.

Rick Warren

We have inherited the past; we can create the future.

(unknown author)

Whenever I think of the past, it brings back so many memories.

Steven Wright

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Forget the past. Have a look at proverbs and quotes about the future.

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