Past Related Quotes



Use your past successes as a trampoline, not an easy chair.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


I'm not going to get somewhere and say, 'OK, I'm done.' Success is never final; I'll just keep on going. The same way as failure never being fatal. Just keep going. I'm going to the stars and then past them.

Conor Mcgregor


“Every decision you make today is based on what you have learned from your past and your present attitude...and it will definitely affect your future in some way.”

Lorrin L. Lee


“I have thought in past years about running for City Council, but I always let the deadline pass me by. This time, I made sure it didn't.”

Carolyn King


“You just never heard of a $700 calf in past years until last year and this year. Now, it's kind of a norm.”

Carrie Stadheim


“It is not the literal past that rules us, save, possibly, in a biological sense. It is images of the past. Each new historical era mirrors itself in the picture and active mythology of its past or of a past borrowed from other cultures. It tests its sense of identity, of regress or new achievement against that past.”

George Steiner


“I have unfortunately suffered from a stomach virus for the past three weeks which has hampered my final preparation to the extent I don't believe I would be able to compete much above 60 percent of my ability in Madrid.”

Sarah Ulmer


“I do not really look back with regret on any feelings or problems I have had in the past. I think I am more able to accept problems as being part of the rough and tumble of life. There are bound to be ups and downs. In retrospect, when you've gotten pasty a tough period, it makes the good things that much better.”

Graham Chapman


“We forget cruelty and past betrayal, Heedless of where the next bright bolt may fall”

Robert Graves


We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.

George Bernard Shaw