„You can't look back - you just have to put the past behind you, and find something better in your future.“
Wariant: A very wise man once told me that you can't look back-you just have to put the past behind you, and find something better in your future.
Źródło: Salem Falls
— Kiran Desai, książka The Inheritance of Loss
Źródło: The Inheritance of Loss
— Bob Marley Jamaican singer, songwriter, musician 1945 - 1981
„There is no problem so complicated that you can't find a very simple answer to it if you look at it right … Or put it another way, "The future of computer power is pure simplicity."“
— Douglas Adams, książka The Salmon of Doubt
The Salmon of Doubt (2002)
„Something hidden. Go and find it. Go and look behind the Ranges—
Something lost behind the Ranges. Lost and waiting for you. Go!“
— Rudyard Kipling English short-story writer, poet, and novelist 1865 - 1936
The Explorer, Stanza 2 (1903).
— Susan Beth Pfeffer, książka Life As We Knew It
Źródło: Life As We Knew It
„If you have an opportunity to accomplish something that will make things better for someone coming behind you, and you don't do that, you are wasting your time on this earth“
— Roberto Clemente Puerto Rican baseball player 1934 - 1972
Another excerpt from the Tris Speaker speech – featuring a much more familiar version of the "wasting your time" warning – as quoted in "Standing Cheer for Roberto" by Houston Chronicle sportswriter John Wilson, in The Sporting News (February 20, 1971), p. 44.
Other, <big><big>1970s</big></big>, <big>1971</big>
Kontekst: We must all live together and work together no matter what race or nationality. If you have an opportunity to accomplish something that will make things better for someone coming behind you, and you don't do that, you are wasting your time on this earth.
„Your past is a skeleton walking one step behind you, and your future is a a skeleton walking one step in front of you. Maybe you don't wear a watch, but your skeletons do, and they always know what time it is.“
— Sherman Alexie, książka The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven
Źródło: The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven
„Look back over the past, with its changing empires that rose and fell, and you can foresee the future too.“
— Marcus Aurelius, książka Rozmyślania
— Fausto Cercignani Italian scholar, essayist and poet 1941
Examples of self-translation (c. 2004), Quotes - Zitate - Citations - Citazioni
„I take responsibility only for the future, not the past. The past can't hurt you the way the future can.“
— Gregory Maguire, książka Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister
Źródło: Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister