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"I knew my pest would eventually catch up with me."
"I'd like to book a trip to Paris in 1958."
"Of course, that was long ago, but at the time it seemed like the present."
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'The future is yours, Eddie, which judging from this history grade, is more than I can say for the past.'
'I like the history professor but I think he's mired in the past.'
"Don't ask me about my past."
'I was just remembering the good old days - I had two of them!'
"Back when we were in college, and occasionally sleeping together, I never thought I'd be here, toasting you at your wedding to a woman."
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"Actually, I find his murky past rather attractive."
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Don't look back, you might hurt your neck.
'That was the old me!'
'Maybe we shouldn't talk about sports.'
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'I know it's awkward, Peterson, but legally our club cannot bar him from membership. ... Maybe it's time for you to let go of the past.'
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'So I'm playing major league baseball, sweating and toiling in the dirt and grass day after day. But I always dreamed that, someday, I'd make it here.'
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Coulda Woulda Shoulda.
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'Remember the old days, Jake, when it was just a cattle drive? Now cattle gotta 'jog' to the stockyard.'
"I like worrying about the future. I'm so busy I don't regret the past."
A worrying future
The past only looks good when you're living in the present.
'All in favor of turning our back on the past say ‘aye'.'
'20 years ago we used to wonder where we'd be in 20 years. Where were we then?'
"I was a shadow of my future self."
'My advice is to play down your work experience making license plates.'
The Past, Present and Future.
'Nostaligia isn't what it used to be.'