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    The present contains nothing more than the past, and what is found in the effect was already in the cause.

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O, to bring back the great Homeric time,
The simple manners and the deed sublime:
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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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Some are so very studious of learning what was done by the ancients that they know not how to live read more

Some are so very studious of learning what was done by the ancients that they know not how to live with the moderns.

by William Penn Found in: Past Quotes,
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Don't brood on the past, but don't forget it either.

Don't brood on the past, but don't forget it either.

by Thomas H. Raddal Found in: Past Quotes,
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Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is read more

Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.

by Wayne Dyer Found in: Future Quotes, Past Quotes,
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Gone--glimmering through the dream of things that were.

Gone--glimmering through the dream of things that were.

by George Gordon Noel Byron Found in: Past Quotes,
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To look back to antiquity is one thing, to go back to it is another.

To look back to antiquity is one thing, to go back to it is another.

by Charles Caleb Colton Found in: Past Quotes,
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The past is prophetic in that it asserts loudly that wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.

The past is prophetic in that it asserts loudly that wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.

by Martin Luther King, Jr. Found in: Past Quotes,
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O Death! O Change! O Time!
Without you, O! the insufferable eyes
Of these poor Might-Have-Beens,
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O Death! O Change! O Time!
Without you, O! the insufferable eyes
Of these poor Might-Have-Beens,
These fatuous, ineffectual yesterdays.

by William Ernest Henley Found in: Past Quotes,
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The good of other times let people state;
I think it lucky I was born so late.
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The good of other times let people state;
I think it lucky I was born so late.
[Lat., Prisca juvent alios; ego me nunc denique natum Gratulor.]

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