The Past: Our cradle, not our prison; there is danger as well as appeal in its glamour. The past is for inspiration, not imitation, for continuation, not repetition.
The war is not meant to be won, it is meant to be continuous. Hierarchical society is only possible on the basis of poverty and ignorance. This new version is the past and no different past can ever have existed. In principle the war effort is always plan
Our achievements speak for themselves. What we have to keep track of are our failures, discouragements and doubts. We tend to forget the past difficulties, the many false starts, and the painful groping. We see our past achievements as the end results of
The only use of a knowledge of the past is to equip us for the present. The present contains all that there is. It is holy ground; for it is the past, and it is the future.
Nothing changes more constantly than the past; for the past that influences our lives does not consist of what happened, but of what men believe happened.
The past is but the past of a beginning.
Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.
I think we agree, the past is over.
Even God cannot change the past.
I tell you the past is a bucket of ashes.
Danger past, God forgotten.
Shut out all of your past except that which will help you weather your tomorrows.
I tend to live in the past because most of my life is there.
People are always available for work in the past tense.
This only is denied to God: the power to undo the past.