Quotes tagged with past (2231 quotes found)

Bil Keane
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present.
Søren Kierkegaard
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
Chuck Palahniuk
You realize that our mistrust of the future makes it hard to give up the past.
life  past  future  # 1257
Mother Teresa
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
carpe-diem  past  present  time  future  # 1765
Katherine Anne Porter
The past is never where you think you left it.
past  # 1950
Friedrich Nietzsche
When we are tired, we are attacked by ideas we conquered long ago.
philosophy  past  # 2184
Zadie Smith
The past is always tense, the future perfect.
past  future  language  grammar  # 2217
Kiran Desai
The present changes the past. Looking back you do not find what you left behind.
change  past  present  # 2360
John Banville
The past beats inside me like a second heart.
past  memories  # 2625
Hank Aaron
I looked for the same pitch my whole career, a breaking ball. All of the time. I never worried about the fastball. They couldn't throw it past me, none of them.
time  past  Career  # 3043
Lynn Abbey
When I'm not writing or tweaking my computer, I do embroidery. When I'm not plunging into the past, tweaking, or embroidering, I'm reading books about history, computers, or embroidery.
history  computers  past  # 3280
Berenice Abbott
Photography can only represent the present. Once photographed, the subject becomes part of the past.
Once  past  present  # 3297
Greg Abbott
Americans get it. They're ready for some opportunities to have greener communities, to have cleaner communities, and to have transportation options that perhaps they haven't had in the past.
past  Perhaps  Ready  # 3329
Jack Henry Abbott
The other inmates stand in a long straight line, flanked by guards, and I am dragged past them. I do not respect them, because they will not run - will not try to escape.
respect  past  run  # 3388
Tony Abbott
To move past fear is a cliche.
fear  past  Move  # 3516
The passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 represented precisely such a hope - that America had learned from its past and acted to secure a better tomorrow.
hope  america  past  # 3786