Past Quotes SMS Collection

The past is strapped to our backs

The past is strapped to our backs.  We do not have to see it; we can always feel it.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook,

The past lies upon the present like

The Past lies upon the Present like a giant’s dead body.  ~Nathaniel Hawthorne, The House of Seven GablesSH

The past is our definition we may

The past is our definition.  We may strive, with good reason, to escape it, or to escape what is bad in it, but we

The past is not a package one

The past is not a package one can lay away.  ~Emily DickinsonCUL

Look not at the days gone by

Look not at the days gone by with a forlorn heart.  They were simply the dots we can now connect with our present, to

I find in old age that its

I find in old age that it’s possible to revisit the past, the one requirement being that you come as you are.  ~Robert Brault,

One cannot and must not try to

One cannot and must not try to erase the past merely because it does not fit the present.  ~Golda Meir

God has no power over the past

God has no power over the past except to cover it with oblivion.  ~Pliny the Elder