Nov 1, 2015

The Recipe for Happiness

     Just some quotes today. To remind us all to let bygones be bygones. And if something looks like a bygone and wreaks like a bygone, then put it the fuck behind you. Sometimes you can't heal, you can only let go.
     Oh my God, I sound so annoying — 'yadda yadda yadda, blah blah blah'. Now, let's get down to quotes.

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
—Thomas Jefferson

The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
 —Mary Pickford

See, when you drive home today, you've got a big windshield on the front of your car. And you've got a little bitty rearview mirror. And the reason the windshield is so large and the rearview mirror is so small is because what's happened in your past is not near as important as what's in your future.
—Joel Osteen

Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.
—George Orwell

Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
—George Santayana

The past cannot be cured.
—Elizabeth I

Some of the best lessons we ever learn are learned from past mistakes. The error of the past is the wisdom and success of the future.
—Dale Turner

People spend too much time finding other people to blame, too much energy finding excuses for not being what they are capable of being, and not enough energy putting themselves on the line, growing out of the past, and getting on with their lives.
—J. Michael Straczynski


If we open a quarrel between past and present, we shall find that we have lost the future.
—Winston Churchill

Keep looking up! I learn from the past, dream about the future and look up. There's nothing like a beautiful sunset to end a healthy day.
—Rachel Boston

The hardships that I encountered in the past will help me succeed in the future.
—Philip Emeagwali

Being stuck in the past is like walking forward with your back facing the front.
We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.
—George Bernard Shaw

The past always looks better than it was. It's only pleasant because it isn't here.
—Finley Peter Dunne

Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.
—John F. Kennedy

I have in the past overly trusted people and was, in turn, let down by some. Since then, I have learned the difference between putting faith into people and blindly trusting them.
—Do Won Chang

When you forgive, you in no way change the past — but you sure do change the future.
—Bernard Meltzer

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 challenge of the unknown future is so much more exciting than the stories of the accomplished past.
—Simon Sinek

With thoughts of the past and concerns about the future, we rob ourselves of a full experience of the present.
—Marianne Williamson

The wise man must remember that while he is a descendant of the past, he is a parent of the future.
—Herbert Spencer

What is past is prologue.
—William Shakespeare

I've never tried to block out the memories of the past, even though some are painful. I don't understand people who hide from their past. Everything you live through helps to make you the person you are now.
—Sophia Loren

Use the losses and failures of the past as a reason for action, not inaction.
—Charles J. Givens

Let your past make you better not bitter.

Forget the past — the future will give you plenty to worry about.
—George Allen, Sr.

Faithfulness to the past can be a kind of death above ground.
—Jessamyn West

You can’t start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading the last one.
—Michael McMillan

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