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Each has his past shut in him like the leaves of a book known to him by heart and his friends can only read the title.
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Virginia Woolf Quotes

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The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there.
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Lesley P. Hartley Quotes

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Praises for our past triumphs are as feathers to a dead bird.
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Paul Eldridge Quotes

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No man is rich enough to buy back his past.
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Oscar Wilde Quotes

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It's but little good you'll do a-watering the last year's crops.
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George Eliot Quotes

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The one charm of the past is that it is the past.
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Oscar Wilde Quotes

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The past is our definition. We may strive, with good reason, to escape it, or to escape what is bad in it, but we will escape it only by adding something better to it.
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Wendell Berry Quotes

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The past is strapped to our backs. We do not have to see it; we can always feel it.
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Mignon McLaughlin Quotes

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God has no power over the past except to cover it with oblivion.
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Pliny the Elder Quotes

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The Past is the textbook of tyrants; the Future the Bible of the Free. Those who are solely governed by the Past stand like Lot's wife, crystallized in the act of looking backward, and forever incapable of looking before.
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Herman Melville Quotes

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