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The past is not dead, it is living in us,
by William Morris

The past is not dead, it is living in us,
and will be alive in the future which we are now helping to make.
- William Morris

If you want a golden rule that will fit everything,
this is it: Have nothing in your houses that you do
not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.
- William Morris

Not on one strand are all life's jewels strung.
- William Morris

I do not want art for a few any more than education for a few,
or freedom for a few.
- William Morris

 

Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful,
or believe to be beautiful.
- William Morris

Give me love and work - these two only.
- William Morris

It took me years to understand that words are often
as important as experience,
because words make experience last.
- William Morris

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No man is good enough to be another's master.
- William Morris

If you cannot learn to love real art at least learn to hate sham art.
- William Morris

History has remembered the kings and warriors,
because they destroyed; art has remembered the people,
because they created.
- William Morris

The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine
interest in all the details of daily life.
- William Morris

The reward of labour is life.
Is that not enough?
- William Morris

I pondered all these things, and how men fight and lose the battle,
and the thing that they fought for comes about in spite of their defeat,
and when it comes turns out not to be what they meant,
and other men have to fight for what they meant under another name.
- William Morris

So long as the system of competition in the production
and exchange of the means of life goes on,
the degradation of the arts will go on;
and if that system is to last for ever,
then art is doomed, and will surely die;
that is to say,
civilization will die.
- William Morris

A man at work, making something which he feels will
exist because he is working at it and wills it,
is exercising the energies of his mind and soul as well as of his body.
Memory and imagination help him as he works.
- William Morris

What's done is done.
- William Shakespeare

If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino

We are not held back by the love we didn't receive in the past,
but by the love we're not extending in the present.
- Marianne Williamson

I Receive ALL of Life with Thanksgiving -
I have gratitude for EVERYTHING
that has ever occurred to bring me to this moment.
I give thanks for the joys and the sufferings,
the moments of peace and the flashes of anger,
the compassion and the indifference,
the roar of my courage and the cold sweat of my fear.
I accept gratefully the entirety of my past and my present life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Like a bird in flight, your life can soar
above the troubles of the world.
Breathe deep, choose, and break the shackles of your past.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not dwell in the past,
do not dream of the future,
concentrate the mind on the present moment.
- The Buddha

The past does not equal the future.
- Anthony Robbins

Forgiveness does not change the past,
but it does enlarge the future.
- Paul Boese

Fill your heart with the creative power
to accept the past,
decorate the present
and transform the future.
- Osho

Fear not for the future,
weep not for the past.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

Inner peace can be reached
only when we practice forgiveness ...
letting go of the past,
and correcting our misperceptions.
- Gerald Jampolsky

A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting
on his past actions and their motives -
of approving of some and disapproving of others.
- Charles Darwin

The wise man looks back into the past,
and does not grieve over what is far off,
nor rejoice over what is near;
for he knows that time is without end.
- Lao Tzu

In Iroquois society, leaders are encouraged to
remember seven generations in the past and
consider seven generations in the future
when making decisions that affect the people.
- Wilma Mankiller

Live life with no regrets and no resentments.
Whatever happened in the past,
forgive yourself and others. Choose love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The distinction between the past, present and future
is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
- Albert Einstein

Those who cannot remember the past
are condemned to repeat it.
- George Santayana

Gain happiness by living in the present -
without regret for the past or fear of the future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Who controls the past controls the future.
Who controls the present controls the past.
- George Orwell

RESPONSIBILITY: Fulfill the obligations that the past posts to me.
Embrace the opportunity for service based in love.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Prepare for the unknown by studying how others in the past
have coped with the unforeseeable and the unpredictable.
- George S. Patton

You change the past when you change the way you see it.
- Alan Cohen

Study the past, if you would divine the future.
- Confucius

The heart knows nothing of the past,
nothing of the future;
it knows only of the present.
- Osho

The past has no power over the present moment.
- Eckhart Tolle

Whatever happened in the past,
forgive yourself and others.
Choose love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Drive into your future looking at the open road ahead
rather than into the rear-view mirror of your past.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste
that they hurry past it.
- Soren Kierkegaard

There is a great future in front of you,
you can leave your past behind.
- Joel Osteen

Don't let the past drive life - choose life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He who spends time regretting the past,
loses the present and risks the future.
- Quevedo

If we open a quarrel between past and present,
we shall find that we have lost the future.
- Winston Churchill

With the past, I have nothing to do;
nor with the future. I live now.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Change is the law of life.
And those who look only to the past or the present
are certain to miss the future.
- John F. Kennedy

The future has nothing in common with the past -
except natural laws and human nature.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is the future, not the past.
- Terry Goodkind

The past is a ghost, the future a dream,
and all we ever have is now.
- Bill Cosby

Create your future from your future not your past.
- Werner Erhard

For time and the world do not stand still.
Change is the law of life.
And those who look only to the past or the present
are certain to miss the future.
- John F. Kennedy

My Mama always said you've got to put the past behind you
before you can move on.
- the movie Forrest Gump

I create a new and more loving story
to surround each event in my past.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When someone has a strong intuitive connection,
Buddhism suggests that it's because of karma,
some past connection.
- Richard Gere

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.
It turns what we have into enough, and more.
It turns denial into acceptance,
chaos to order, confusion to clarity.
It can turn a meal into a feast,
a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.
Gratitude makes sense of our past,
brings peace for today,
and creates a vision for tomorrow.
- Melody Beattie

I choose not to project my past onto my future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I accept gratefully the entirety of my past and my present life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life - for most people - is their past projected large
onto the movie screen of their future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Oh yes, the past can hurt.
But, you can either run from it or, learn from it.
- the movie The Lion King

Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.
- Oscar Wilde

You can't change the past,
but you can ruin the present
by worrying about the future.
- Anonymous

"I" is a non-stop storyteller, spinning tales
of the past, the present and the future -
constantly editing, interpreting
and directing this inner movie.
- Josh Baran

Stop holding on to the past.
Release your regrets about whatever you may have done
or failed to do that turned out poorly.
Forgive others for whatever they may have done
or failed to do that cause you harm.
Declare today to be a new beginning.
Let go of the past and move on with creating
a joyful new future for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A friend is someone who understands my past,
believes in my future,
and accepts me just the way I am.
- Anonymous

Don't project your past onto my future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I recognize that the person I was in my past
is not the person I am today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The Principal Causes of Our Suffering are
Our Past, and Our Expectations and Assumptions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can learn how to let go of the past.
Whether you have experienced a break up
with someone you cared for deeply,
whether death has taken a loved one,
whether you have had a feud with a friend or family member,
whether you have lost a job.
Move on and let go.
Life can be joyful and rewarding again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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