When Jarod Kintz gets married, I want to wear his grandpa to the ceremony, telling everyone we’re Siamese twins from the future-past. Meow.
If it’s over, then don’t let the past screw up the rest of your life.
Sometimes people have to compensate for the past, forgetting about the future.
The past is always beautiful. So, for that matter, is the future. Only the present hurts, and we carry it around like an abscess of suffering, our compassion between two infinities of happiness and peace.
I don’t believe he deserves the thousands of poems I’ve written about him, but life doesn’t follow rules. We do things for people who don’t necessarily deserve it. But we liked it, we loved it and fell in love enough to write about it.
Those who can forget the past are way ahead of the rest of us.
I shall not dwell in the past…
I shall not dread the present…
I shall not fear the Future…
For as Long as I live…
I shall only think of success.
The stranger thought it might be God himself had forgotten much from our pasts, events far distant, events of the same day. And if a thing is not in God’s mind, then what chance of it remaining in those of mortal men?
the oncoming night was filled with the mystery of unknown places and of distance, of things that happened long ago and happenings yet to com
Atonement was powerful; it was the lock on the door you closed against the past.