Attitude is more important than the PAST, than
education, than money, than circumstances, than what
people do or say. It is more important than appearance,
giftedness, or skill.
Bureaucracy defends the status quo long PAST the time when the quo has lost its status.
Laurence J. Peter
But the tender grace of a day that is dead
Will never come back to me.
Sweet memories of the PAST remembered in the sad
present give no joy but pain.
Dwell not on the PAST. Use it to illustrate a point, then leave it behind. Nothing
really matters except what you do now in this instant of time. From this moment
onwards you can be an entirely different person, filled with love and
Everything changes continually. What is history indeed
but a record of change. And if there had been no
changes in the PAST, there would have been little of
history to write.
God cannot alter the PAST but historians can.
I don't think of the PAST. The only thing that matters is the everlasting present.
William Somerset Maugham
I know of no way of judging the future but by the PAST.
I tell you the PAST is a bucket of ashes.
If we open a quarrel between the PAST and present, we
shall find we have lost the future.
If you want the present to be different from the PAST,
study the PAST.
It is God’s arrangement that they should be children of
the PAST, possessors of the present, creators of the
future. The PAST is our foundation, the present our
material the future our aim and smmit.
It is well to treasure the memories of PAST misfortunes;
they constitute our bank of fortitude.
It’s not what’s happening to you now or what has happened
in your PAST that determines who you become.
Rather, it’s your decisions about what to focus on, what
things mean to you, and what you’re going to do about
them that will determine your
I've always tried to go one step PAST wherever people expected me to end up.