The Chinese government wants me to say that for many centuries Tibet has been part of China. Even if I make that statement, many people would just laugh. And my statement will not change past history. History is history.
- Dalai Lama
It takes a long time to bring the past up to the present.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible.
- Maya Angelou
In this bright future you can’t forget your past.
- Bob Marley
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
Once I knew only darkness and stillness… my life was without past or future… but a little word from the fingers of another fell into my hand that clutched at emptiness, and my heart leaped to the rapture of living.
- Helen Keller
Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.
- Melody Beattie
We cannot change our past. We can not change the fact that people act in a certain way. We can not change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude.
- Charles R. Swindoll