Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 788
Forward Move

You can't dwell in your past but move forward, look forward. That's it.

- Caroline Wozniacki

Country In The Past

As president of Iraq, I shall strive to represent the diversity of a country that has too often in the past denied difference.

- Jalal Talabani

Beware Ah

Ah, beware of snobbery; it is the unwelcome recognition of one's own past failings.

- Cary Grant

Will Made

What a man has made himself he will be; his state is the result of his past life, and his heaven or hell is in himself.

- Catherine Crowe

More Continuum

In spacetime, all events are baked together: a four-dimensional continuum. Past and future are no more privileged than left and right or up and down.

- James Gleick

Everyone Joined

For the modern physicist, reality is the whole thing, past and future joined in a single history. The sensation of now is just that, a sensation, and different for everyone. Instead of one master clock, we have clocks in multitudes.

- James Gleick

Living Possess

We, who are the living, possess the past. Tomorrow is for our martyrs.

- James L. Farmer, Jr.

History Past History

All that is noble in the world's past history, and especially the minds of the great and the good, are never lost.

- James Martineau

Like Maybe

Maybe in past years, perhaps women didn't feel quite as comfortable with revealing themselves, and their skills and their crafts... and now we are, so we're out there, just like the guys.

- Chantal Kreviazuk

Success Adept

Success follows those adept at preserving the substance of the past by clothing it in the forms of the future.

- Dee Hock

Flag Hoped

Our moneyed men have ruled us for the past thirty years. Under the flag of the slaveholder they hoped to destroy our liberty.

- Denis Kearney

Country Centuries

You know the puritan ethic that started out four centuries ago in this country, needless to say - at least for the moment - a thing of the past - from what I can tell.

- James Young

Loved Never

With apologies to all my past boyfriends, I never loved a man the way I loved my old apartment.

- Jami Attenberg

Think Like

If I have a connection with someone, I'd like to think that they'd be able to respect that connection enough and respect themselves enough to not care about my past - that they would want to see what happens between us.

- Jamie Clayton

Sure Players

I really have to make sure that I'm staying true to who I am, and that I know my responsibilities to current N.B.A. players, to future N.B.A. players, to our past and retired N.B.A. Players.

- Derek Fisher

Think Remembrance

Think only of the past as its remembrance gives you pleasure.

- Jane Austen

Use Elizabeth

I use Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream, £12, on my lips, and my arms if they're sunburned. I'm past caring that sunbathing is dangerous.

- Jane Birkin

More Dwell

When you realize the value of all life, you dwell less on what is past and concentrate more on the preservation of the future.

- Dian Fossey

Preservation More

When you realize the value of all life, you dwell on what is past and concentrate more on the preservation of the future.

- Dian Fossey

Ahead Need

Instead of looking at the past, I put myself ahead twenty years and try to look at what I need to do now in order to get there then.

- Diana Ross

Always Been

I'm a hoarder. For me, documentation has always been key, and I've kept everything from my past.

- Diane Keaton

Love Here

The past explains how I got here, but the future is up to me - and I love to live life at full throttle.

- Janice Dickinson

Where Supposed

The past is where its supposed to be.

- Jason Newsted

Planning Conference

Time is a great conference planning our end, and youth is only the past putting a leg forward.

- Djuna Barnes

Future Ready

I'm ready to live in the present - not the past and not in the future - because in the present is where there's peace.

- Dominick Cruz

Behind Leave

There is an opportunity for us to renew ourselves. There's an opportunity for us to leave the past behind and present something different for the future.

- Jay Weatherill

Belongs Half

When you are forty, half of you belongs to the past... And when you are seventy, nearly all of you.

- Jean Anouilh

Work Again

Again I entered my smithy to work and forge something from the noble material of time past.

- Jean Froissart

More In The Past

The current state of knowledge is a moment in history, changing just as rapidly as the state of knowledge in the past has ever changed and, in many instances, more rapidly.

- Jean Piaget

Again In The Past

The books one has written in the past have two surprises in store: one couldn't write them again, and wouldn't want to.

- Jean Rostand

Lives Many

Many people with physical disabilities have romantic lives and good marriages to partners who see past their disabilities and recognize all of the things they can do.

- Jeanne Phillips

My Life About

My life is not just about the past.

- Jeannette Walls

Fool Making

I have a past of making a fool of myself.

- Jed S. Rakoff

Reporter Which

My employer was never at any time aware of anything in my past beyond the writing I did, because, frankly, it isn't relevant to the job I was asked to do, which was to be a reporter.

- Jeff Gannon

Find Other

I want to force the other drivers to find a way past me.

- Jeff Gordon

Judgement Thus

There are thus great swathes of the past where understanding is more important and reputable than judgement, because the principal actors performed in line with the ideas and values of that time, not of ours.

- Douglas Hurd

Other Idea

If there is an abiding theme in 'The Pursuit of Happiness,' it is the idea that you come into the world already shaped by other people's past histories.

- Douglas Kennedy

Best In The Past

I was never at my best when I was at my worst. When I did do good stuff in the past, it was because I was able to transcend the parts of my being that weren't healthy.

- Jeff Tweedy

Likely Refused

I was told when I went for a life-insurance exam when I was 18 that I was not likely to live past 50, so I refused to pay the premium.

- Jeffrey Tate

Game Six

The cutter has really helped me stay in the game longer and helped me get past the five, six innings a little more consistently.

- Drew Pomeranz

In The Past Gene

In the past, when we've tried gene therapy, we haven't had tools that have allowed targeted gene correction.

- Jennifer Doudna

Area Goes

Let them police themselves, and then it goes another step past them to my coaches and there a coach that is responsible for a different area and different category on the field.

- Dusty Baker

Will Manifestation

Writing about carrying the past on your back is a manifestation of my Irishness, because we go on and on and will for another two or three generations.

- Jennifer Johnston

Being Followed

I get photographers hiding in my bushes. We're way past autographs. We're into being stalked and followed.

- Jennifer Lawrence

New Over

Many past products advertised in old publications can be profitably promoted all over again. Sometimes, just by giving them a new twist or modern application, you'll hit a real winner.

- E. Joseph Cossman

New Occupation

We won the war, but we are losing the occupation and reconstruction of Iraq. It is past time for a new approach, one that relies on accountability, responsibility, and phasing down the scope of our military commitment.

- Earl Blumenauer

Learn Move

There is a fine balance between honoring the past and losing yourself in it. For example, you can acknowledge and learn from mistakes you made, and then move on and refocus on the now. It is called forgiving yourself.

- Eckhart Tolle

Memory Mind

People don't realize that now is all there ever is; there is no past or future except as memory or anticipation in your mind.

- Eckhart Tolle

Law Within

The law of humanity ought to be composed of the past, the present, and the future, that we bear within us; whoever possesses but one of these terms, has but a fragment of the law of the moral world.

- Edgar Quinet

View Clarify

The ordinary experiences of aging alter and clarify your view of past, present, and future.

- Edith Pearlman

Historians Novelists

Historians tell the story of the past, novelists the story of the present.

- Edmond de Goncourt

Forward Past History

I look back into past history, the stored experiences or products of the imagination. I look no further forward than the evening.

- Jerzy Kosinski

Some Escapes

No one escapes from the past without bearing some of its burdens.

- Edmund Morgan

History Almost

The past is really almost as much a work of the imagination as the future.

- Jessamyn West

Very Critical

I sit down with my coach to watch past performances. But I can be very critical. I don't watch myself very often - it makes me cringe!

- Jessica Ennis-Hill

Left Repent

What is past is past, there is a future left to all men, who have the virtue to repent and the energy to atone.

- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Every Day Show

I drive past the Mad Men billboard every day and I can't believe I'm on that show.

- Jessica Pare

Fiction Belt

Lots of science fiction deals with distant times and places. Intrepid prospectors in the Asteroid Belt. Interstellar epics. Galactic empires. Trips to the remote past or future.

- Edward M. Lerner

Big Will

I have to believe SF writers will continue to inspire the public to have faith in - to demand! - a future that is at least as big and bold as the past.

- Edward M. Lerner

Door Facebook

I'm not on Facebook because I can't open the door to the past.

- Jessica St. Clair

About Them

Every President that went to China, I would meet them and have dinner and talk about the past and the future. That was in the '70s.

- Jet Li

In The Past Depends

People say, 'Don't live in the past.' But I guess it depends on how interesting your past is.

- Effa Manley

Away In The Past

It is difficult to live in the present, ridiculous to live in the future and impossible to live in the past. Nothing is as far away as one minute ago.

- Jim Bishop

Own Mature

We know from our own history that democratic institutions take decades to mature, and we know from past conflicts that freedom is not free.

- Jim DeMint

Falling Nearly

I'm nearly 50. I'm past being photographed falling out of bars.

- K. D. Lang

Over Year

'Bloo' is a compilation of a few songs I've written over the past year, inspired by the necessity of finding happiness in the people I choose to surround myself with.

- Kacy Hill

Singer Stage Fright

Yeah... I was a singer as a kid. I had a lot of stage fright, and what's happened with 'Idol,' it has got me past so much of that.

- Kara DioGuardi

Horror Stories

As a Punjabi, you only have to look at your own family's past to find horror stories about arranged marriages and brutality.

- Karan Mahajan


The history of the past is but one long struggle upward to equality.

- Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Time Cured

The past cannot be cured.

- Elizabeth I

Work Generations

My work is as an ethnographic rescuer: a conduit between past and future generations. The urgency of this effort cannot be overstated.

- Elizabeth Kapu'uwailani Lindsey

Men Prancing

It was all men, and there I was prancing around in gowns that barely got past the censors.

- Karen Morley

More Within

The more determinedly I exist, as myself, within the conditions of the time, the more clearly I shall hear the language of the past, the nearer I shall feel the glow of its life.

- Karl Jaspers

Study Discovered

I discovered that the study of past philosophers is of little use unless our own reality enters into it. Our reality alone allows the thinker's questions to become comprehensible.

- Karl Jaspers

My Own Own

I hate the past - especially my own past.

- Karl Lagerfeld

Think Settled

I do think you can change the past and the present somehow. Even if something has already happened, it doesn't mean it's settled.

- Ellen Gallagher

In The Past Poles

Today, no less than in the past, the tetrahedral form of the earth and the relation of the tetrahedron to the poles and to the equator preserve the conditions that favor rapid evolution.

- Ellsworth Huntington

Reach Question

The modern museum has multiple purposes - to curate and preserve, to research, and to reach out to the public. They challenge us and ask us to question our assumptions about the past or the world around us.

- Kate Williams

Within Stories

Because they're my stories, they're my version of events of the past three years. But I really hope people can hear their own stories within the songs and they can become our version of events.

- Emeli Sande

Attract Decorate

Dressing up is a bore. At a certain age, you decorate yourself to attract the opposite sex, and at a certain age, I did that. But I'm past that age.

- Katharine Hepburn

More Maybe

Maybe I don't take myself so seriously any more. And I don't care how I'm judged. I'm past all that.

- Emma Thompson

Big In The Past

Because usually in the past when I was in a big band, that was all I did.

- Kathy Valentine

Very Quickly

You can feel very quickly as a prisoner of your past, of the memories.

- Eric Cantona

Future Think

I don't think about my past or future.

- Keerthy Suresh

Nation Historians

Nations without a past are contradictions in terms. What makes a nation is the past, what justifies one nation against others is the past, and historians are the people who produce it.

- Eric Hobsbawm

Want Young

I want those young whipper-snappers to know that in days past we actually used to kill trees and make those things called books.

- Eric Jerome Dickey

Everyone Sum

Everyone is the sum total of past experiences. A character doesn't just spring to life at age thirty.

- Kelley Armstrong

Woman In The Past

If I speak of Vienna it must be in the past tense, as a man speaks of a woman he has loved and who is dead.

- Erich von Stroheim

Need Direct

With my research, I really need absolute confirmation of what actually happened, direct physical connections to the past.

- Erik Larson

Question Will

Good history is a question of survival. Without any past, we will deprive ourselves of the defining impression of our being.

- Ken Burns

Infinite Learns

The past has infinite value if one learns from it.

- Ken Hensley

Far Illuminates

The history of the past interests us only in so far as it illuminates the history of the present.

- Ernest Dimnet

Alive About

All writers write about the past, and I try to make it come alive so you can see what happened.

- Ernest Gaines

Efficiency Always

Investors covet past improvements but also always believe pricing unimaginable future creativity and efficiency gains is Pollyannaish. And they're always wrong. Bet on it.

- Kenneth Fisher

City Living

A city whose living immediacy is so urgent that when I am in it I lose all sense of the past.

- Kenneth Tynan

Remember Ironic

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it without a sense of ironic futility.

- Errol Morris

New Will

Real freedom is creative, proactive, and will take me into new territories. I am not free if my freedom is predicated on reacting to my past.

- Kenny Loggins

Strength Mind

Being an American is a state of mind, and to be in a family is to feel the power of belonging, the power of your roots. Family is a tree, the strength of a tree, the roots, the leaves, the past and the present, the future, the fruits, the seeds.

- Esai Morales

Pretty Sure

I'm pretty sure that I was JFK in my past life.

- Kesha

Doubts Achievements

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.

- Ethel Barrymore