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O, to bring back the great Homeric time,
The simple manners and the deed sublime:
When the read more

O, to bring back the great Homeric time,
The simple manners and the deed sublime:
When the wise Wanderer, often foiled by Fate,
Through the long furrow drave the ploughshare straight.

by Mortimer Collins Found in: Past Quotes,
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The age of chivalry is gone.--That of sophisters, economists and
calculators has succeeded.

The age of chivalry is gone.--That of sophisters, economists and
calculators has succeeded.

by Edmund Burke Found in: Past Quotes,
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You can clutch the past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the read more

You can clutch the past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the present.

by Jan Glidewell Found in: Past Quotes,
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Listen to the Water-Mill:
Through the live-long day
How the clicking of its wheel
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Listen to the Water-Mill:
Through the live-long day
How the clicking of its wheel
Wears the hours away!
Languidly the Autumn wind
Stirs the forest leaves,
From the field the reapers sing
Binding up their sheaves:
And a proverb haunts my mind
As a spell is cast,
"The mill cannot grind
With the water that is past."

by Sarah Doudney Found in: Past Quotes,
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Forgiveness does not change the past, but it does enlarge the future.

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

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To be able to look back upon one's past life with satisfaction is to live twice.

To be able to look back upon one's past life with satisfaction is to live twice.

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You have to know the past to understand the present.

You have to know the past to understand the present.

by Dr. Carl Sagan Found in: Past Quotes,
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I cannot sing the old songs, Or dream those dreams again,

I cannot sing the old songs, Or dream those dreams again,

by Charlotte Barnard Found in: Past Quotes,
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Nostalgia is a seductive liar.

Nostalgia is a seductive liar.

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