Past And Future Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old past and future quotes, past and future sayings, and past and future proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


The past is the past, you cant change it. All you can do is look forward to the future.     

Ashlee VanDyken

It is not the past that matters but the future.     

Varun Ravikumar

The present defines the future. The future builds on the foundation of the past.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

Your past success is a foundation into future success.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

It is possible to reclaim your future, to build a happy life despite an imperfect past. We can order the universe to our will and mind.     

Katherine Marsh

Your past is just a story. And once you realize this it has no power over you.     

Chuck Palahniuk

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.     

Thomas Jefferson

The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.     

Mary Pickford

In this bright future you can't forget your past.     

Bob Marley

Forget the past - the future will give you plenty to worry about.     

George Allen, Sr.

Study the past, if you would divine the future.     

Confucius

Whatever your past has been, you have a spotless future.     

Melanie Gustafson

We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.     

George Bernard Shaw

There are certain moments when we might wish the future were built by men of the past.     

Jean Rostand

You can never plan the future by the past.     

Edmund Burke

No amount of sophistication is going to allay the fact that all your knowledge is about the past and all your decisions are about the future.     

Ian Wilson

Trying to tear down the past prohibits you from building up your future.     

Lil Wayne

I am not interested in the past, except as the road to the future.     

Gianni Versace

To design the future effectively, you must first let go of your past.     

Charles J. Givens

The best way to predict the future is to study the past, or prognosticate.     

Robert Kiyosaki

Fear not for the future, weep not for the past.     

Percy Bysshe Shelley

You can't let your past hold your future hostage.     

LL Cool J

The past resembles the future more than one drop of water resembles another.     

Ibn Khaldun

Laugh about the past and dream about the future.     

Rosemary M. Wixom

We are all here for some special reason. Stop being a prisoner of your past. Become the architect of your future.     

Robin Sharma

Your past is important but it is not nearly as important to your present as the way you see your future.     

Tony Campolo

In this bright future you can't forget your past.     

Bob Marley

Regardless of your past, your tomorrow is a clean slate. You can choose what you want to write on that slate.     

Zig Ziglar

You cannot change the past, but your future is spotless. You can write on it what you will.     

Zig Ziglar

Don't worry about people from your past there's a reason why they didn't make it to your future.     

Adam Lindsay Gordon