"The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion."
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"The free world must not prove itself worthy of its own past."
"Only by acceptance of the past, can you alter it."
"The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward."
"To design the future effectively, you must first let go of your past."
"Look to the past for guidance into the future."
"In the maxim of the past you cannot go anywhere."
"I never look back, I look forward."
"We live in a world where amnesia is the most wished-for state. When did history become a bad word?"
"The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there."
"Clogged with yesterday's excess, the body drags the mind down with it."
"The past, though it cannot be relived, can always be repaired."
"To be able to look back upon one's past life with satisfaction is to live twice."
"Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past."
"They spend their time looking forward to the past."
"The good of other times let people state; I think it lucky I was born so late."
"There is nothing new, but what has become antiquated."
"Nothing is as new as something which as been long forgotten."
"Don't brood on the past, but don't forget it either."
"While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future."
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