Past Quotes

Water under the bridge.

One’s past is what one is. It is the only way by which people should be judged.

It’s not worth crying over spilt milk.

Many a woman has a past, but I am told she has at least a dozen, and that they all fit.

Let bygones be bygones.

The future is usually just like the past – right up to the moment when it isn’t.

The water that is past cannot make the mill go.

Things said or done long years ago, Or things I did not do or say But thought that I might say or do, Weigh me down, and not a day But something is recalled, My conscience or my vanity appalled.

The mill cannot grind with the water that is past.

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.