How to survive the past with the best Movie Quotes

How to survive the past with the best Movie Quotes

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Living in the past is never a good thing. Regret and remorse are often bad companions and the worst advisers. Below you will find the best quotes taken from the movies to learn how to deal with the past.

From the movie: Alita: Battle Angel

“Whatever you were, it's not who you are now.”

talking to Alita

Christoph Waltz - Dr. Dyson Ido

From the movie: The Last Witch Hunter

“People shouldn't root around in their past. Some things are best left forgotten.”

Ólafur Darri Ólafsson - Belial

From the movie: Bridget Jones's Baby

“Can't go back and keep making same mistakes. Must keep moving forward and make new ones.”

Renee Zellweger - Bridget Jones

From the movie: The Bridges of Madison County

“The old dreams were good dreams, they didn't work out, but glad I had them.”

Clint Eastwood - Robert Kincaid

From the movie: Geostorm

“You can't undo the past. All you can do is face what's ahead.”

Talitha Eliana Bateman - Hannah Lawson

From the animation: Ratatouille

“If you focus on what you left behind you will never see what lies ahead!”

Brad Garrett - Gusteau

From the movie: Under the Tuscan Sun

“Regrets are a waste of time. They're the past crippling you in the present.”

Lindsay Duncan - Katherine

From the movie: The Lion King

“The past can hurt. But from the way I see it, you can either run from it, or... learn from it.”

Robert Guillaume - Rafiki

From the movie: Experimenter

“Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived forwards.”

Peter Sarsgaard - Stanley Milgram

From the movie: Synchronicity

“The only way I know how to fix my past is by taking control of my future.”

Chad McKnight - Jim Beale

From the movie: The Chronicles Of Riddick

“There is no future until we settle our past.”

Kristin Lehman - Shirah

From the movie: Secret Friends

“The past is one thing you can do nothing about.”

Gina Bellman - Helen

From the movie: The Town

“No matter how much you change, you still have to pay the price for the things you've done.”

Ben Affleck - Doug MacRay

From the movie: Saving Mr. Banks

“We all have our sad tales, buy don't you want to finish the story? Let this all go and have a life that isn't dictated by the past?”

Tom Hanks - Walt Disney

From the movie: Everything is Illuminated

“I was of the opinion that the past is past, and like all that is not now it should remain buried along the side of our memories.”

Eugene Hutz - Alex

From the movie: The Lion King

- Pumbaa: You know, kid, in times like this my buddy Timon here says: "You got to put your behind in your past".
- Timon: No, no, no. Amateur. Lie down before you hurt yourself. It's "You got to put your past behind you".

talking to Simba

Ernie Sabella - Pumbaa
Nathan Lane - Timon

From the movie: The Magnificent Ambersons

“When times are gone, they are not old, they're dead. There aren't any times but new times.”

Joseph Cotten - Eugene Morgan

From the movie: True Grit

“Looking back is a bad habit.”

John Wayne - Rooster Cogburn

From the movie: The Mummy Returns

“If a man does not embrace his past, he has no future.”

Oded Fehr - Ardeth Bay

From the movie: Cape Fear

“If you hold on to the past, you die a little each day.”

Juliette Lewis - Danielle Bowden

From the movie: Message in a Bottle

“Choose between yesterday and tomorrow.”

Paul Newman - Dodge

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