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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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Enjoy the spring of love and youth,
To some good angel leave the rest,
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Enjoy the spring of love and youth,
To some good angel leave the rest,
For time will teach thee soon the truth,
"There are no birds in last year's nest."

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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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John Anderson, my jo, John,
When we were first acquent,
Your locks were like the raven,
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John Anderson, my jo, John,
When we were first acquent,
Your locks were like the raven,
Your bonny brow was brent.

by Robert Burns Found in: Past Quotes,
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Man... cannot learn to forget, but hangs on the past: however far or fast he runs, that chain runs with read more

Man... cannot learn to forget, but hangs on the past: however far or fast he runs, that chain runs with him.

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

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

by Henri Bergson Found in: Past Quotes,
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Those who do remember it will find new ways to screw it up.

Those who do remember it will find new ways to screw it up.

by Charles Wolfe Found in: Past Quotes,
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We remain
Safe in the hallowed quiets of the past.

We remain
Safe in the hallowed quiets of the past.

by James Russell Lowell Found in: Past Quotes,
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