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1. "The library was a little old shaby place. Francie thought it was beautiful. The feeling she had about it was as good as the feeling she had about church. She pushed open the door and went in. She liked the cmbined smell of worn leather bindings, library past and freshly inked stamping pads better than she liked the smell of burning incense at high mass."
Author: Betty Smith
2. "Blade Runner helped make my career. Everybody was in it. Who knew?"
Author: Brion James
3. "It was all right to be who he was, but others would probably think it was terrible. A couple of times in the past he'd reached this absolute zero of the truth, and without fear or bitterness he realized now that somewhere inside it there was a move he could make to change his life, to become another person, but he'd never be able to guess what it was."
Author: Denis Johnson
4. "People don't realize that now is all there ever is; there is no past or future except as memory or anticipation in your mind."
Author: Eckhart Tolle
5. "Let go of the past because its remembrance will give you pleasure."
Author: Jane Austen
6. "You are walking along a road peacefully. You trip. You fall into blackness. That's the past - or perhaps the future. And you know that there is no past, no future, there is only this blackness, changing faintly, slowly, but always the same."
Author: Jean Rhys
7. "Sometime we get so addicted to murmuring about the past and blaming the past for everything that we miss our whole future. You're not going to enjoy your future, and you're not going to enjoy your right now, if all you can do is be guilty and ashamed and afraid of your past."
Author: Joyce Meyer
8. "But the past is long, and the future is short."
Author: Karen Thompson Walker
9. "He was so far from the gallant knights in her romantic fantasies ... He was tarnished, scarred, imperfect.Deliberately he had destroyed any illusions she might have had about him, exposing his mysterious past for the ugly horror that it was. His purpose had been to drive her away. But instead she felt closer to him, as if the truth had bonded them in a new intimacy."
Author: Lisa Kleypas
10. "The bookcase was filled with computer games, history books, and sci-fi novels in about equal proportions. Odd reading choices, maybe, but I just thought of it as past and future history."
Author: Mike Mullin
11. "It's my Prom King, Brett. He's tapping at the window, wanting me to roll it down or to get out of the car — what an image that would be. How will I ever live that down? I can't even see myself laughing about it twenty years from now. If the neighbors walk past they'll probably report me to social services, I can hear them on the phone now, "She's too lazy to even go to the bathroom, she just shits in her car."
Author: P. K. Darling
12. "History, as it was purveyed to us, was not so much a narrative, not even the detached observation of the rise and fall of fortunes and cultures. It was the litany of loss, attended by the inevitable sympathy for the vanquished side. The past was always the underdog, and we sensed it was only right to be on its side against the bully future. We were left with the impression that our own grip was loosening on some essential pediment as one empire after another was swallowed up, and the centuries collapsed into our own."
Author: Patricia Hampl
13. "Few great men would have got past personnel."
Author: Paul Goodman
14. "Given what the media have put the country through this past decade, it must come as a surprise to most Americans that the press has a code of ethics."
Author: Roger Mudd
15. "Colon looked awkward, as if the bunched underwear of the past was tangling itself in the crotch of recollection."
Author: Terry Pratchett
16. "What needs to be discharged is the intolerable tenderness of the past, the past gone and grieved over and never made sense of. Music ransoms us from the past, declares an amnesty, brackets and sets aside the old puzzles. Sing a new song. Start a new life, get a girl, look into her shadowy eyes, smile."
Author: Walker Percy
17. "We remained at our encampment of this day until the morning of the 7th, when we descended ten miles lower down and encamped on a spot of ground where several thousand Indians had wintered during the past season."
Author: William Henry Ashley

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