Living in the past has one thing in its favor – it’s cheaper.
Remember the past and you’ll lose an eye. Forget the past and you’ll lose two.
Filing is concerned with the past; anything you actually need to see again has to do with the future.
The past: it is history. Make the present good and the past will take care of itself.
Antiquity is full of eulogies of another more remote antiquity.
To prepare for the future, examine the present. To understand the present, study the past.
More and more Emerson recedes grandly into history, as the future he predicted becomes a past.
No one can call again yesterday.
We ought not to look back, unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors and for the purpose of profiting by dear bought experience.
Sometimes when a man recalls the good old days, he’s really thinking of his bad young days.