27 Best Past Quotes For Move-On Inspiration

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Are you looking for some past quotes to move on? Stay motivated with the help of the below past quotes.

Best Past Quotes to Move on

1. “Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.” ― George Orwell

2. “Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.” ― Oscar Wilde

3. “The present changes the past. Looking back you do not find what you left behind.” ― Kiran Desai

4. “The past beats inside me like a second heart.” ― John Banville

5. “Once you realize you deserve a bright future, letting go of your dark past is the best choice you will ever make.” ― Roy T. Bennett

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6. “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” ― William Faulkner

7. “Live in the present, remember the past, and fear not the future, for it doesn’t exist and never shall. There is only now.” ― Christopher Paolini

8. “The past is always tense, the future perfect.” ― Zadie Smith

9. “Scars have the strange power to remind us that our past is real.” ― Cormac McCarthy

10. “The past has no power over the present moment.” ― Eckhart Tolle

11. “Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.” ― Mother Theresa

12. “Keep in mind that people change, but the past doesn’t.” ― Becca Fitzpatrick

13. “Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.” ― Deepak Chopra

14. “I don’t live in either my past or my future. I’m interested only in the present. If you can concentrate always on the present, you’ll be a happy man. Life will be a party for you, a grand festival, because life is the moment we’re living now.” ― Paulo Coelho

15. “You must learn some of my philosophy. Think only of the past as its remembrance gives you pleasure.” ― Jane Austen

16. “I can only note that the past is beautiful because one never realises an emotion at the time. It expands later, and thus we don’t have complete emotions about the present, only about the past.” ― Virginia Woolf

17. “If you want to be happy, do not dwell in the past, do not worry about the future, focus on living fully in the present.” ― Roy T. Bennett

18. “The past is a place of reference, not a place of residence; the past is a place of learning, not a place of living.” ― Roy T. Bennett

19. “Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present.” ― Bill Keane

20. “No amount of regretting can change the past, and no amount of worrying can change the future.” ― Roy T. Bennett

21. “The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.” ― Bukkyo Dendo Kyokai

22. “No matter how much time has passed, these things still affect us and the world we live in. If you don’t pay attention to the past, you’ll never understand the future. It’s all linked together.” ― Sarah Dessen

23. “Forgive the past. It is over. Learn from it and let go. People are constantly changing and growing. Do not cling to a limited, disconnected, negative image of a person in the past. See that person now. Your relationship is always alive and changing.” ― Brian Weiss

24. “We are products of our past, but we don’t have to be prisoners of it.” ― Rick Warren

25. “Study the past if you would define the future.” ― Confucius

26. “The belly is an ungrateful wretch, it never remembers past favors, it always wants more tomorrow.” ― Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn

27. “It is strange how we hold on to the pieces of the past while we wait for our futures.” ― Ally Condie

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