Subject: Time » Past

Nothing is more responsible for the good old days than a bad memory.

(1889 – 1945) actor, author & humorist

The future, according to some scientists, will be exactly like the past, only more expensive.

(1937 – 2000) science fiction author

It's hard to be nostalgic when you can't remember anything.

The past does not repeat itself, but it rhymes.

Samuel Clemens (1835 – 1910) author & humorist

Nostalgia is a file that removes the rough edges from the good old days.

(1926 – ) newspaper columnist

I like to reminisce with people I don’t know… granted, it takes longer.

(1955 – ) comedian, actor & writer

Let me just tell you how thrilling it really is, and how, what a challenge it is, because in 1988 the question is whether we’re going forward to tomorrow or whether we’re going to go past to the – to the back.

(1947 – ) U.S. vice president & politician

When you put down the good things you ought to have done, and leave out the bad ones you did do – well, that's Memoirs.

(1879 – 1935) humorist & social commentator

The digital camera is a great invention because it allows us to reminisce – instantly.

(1973 – ) American comedian

Dick Clark went to a psychic; she told him, in a previous life, he was Dick Clark.

comedian

I admit that I live in the past, but only because housing is so much cheaper.

American comedian

If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.

(1856 – 1950) Irish playwright & socialist

The only advantage to living in the past is that the rents are much cheaper!

fictional mascot and cover boy of Mad, an American humor magazine

… since God's dog was a pup

Good Old Days: A block of time which ended a week before you were hired.

Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.

(1894 – 1963) English writer

The only advantage to living in the past is that the rents are much cheaper!

fictional mascot and cover boy of Mad, an American humor magazine

Those who don’t study the past will repeat its errors; those who do study it will find OTHER ways to err.

People who get nostalgic about childhood were obviously never children.

(1955 – ) cartoonist (Calvin and Hobbes)

We are constantly being surprised that people did things well before we were born.

(1889 – 1945) actor, author & humorist

Depression: A period during which we have to get along without the things our grandparents never dreamed of.