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"Revolutions never go backward." - William H Seward

"Forward ever, backward never." - Maurice Bishop

"Revolutions never go backward." - Wendell Phillips

"Revolutions go not backward." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Evil spelled backward is live." - Anonymous

"I have seen myself backward." - Philip K Dick

"Work backward from your goal." - Edward Boyden

"Dog is God spelled backward." - Duane Chapman

"Studios look backward. Filmmakers look forward." - Guillermo Del Toro

"You can't look forward and backward..." - Coleman Young

"humiliating backward condition of our country." - Habib Bourguiba

"The historian is a prophet looking backward." - Friedrich Schlegel

"I will not walk backward in life." - J R R Tolkien

"He who moves not forward, goes backward." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Backward ran sentences until reeled the mind." - Wolcott Gibbs

"Silence moves faster when it's going backward." - Jean Cocteau

"Diaper backward spells repaid. Think about it." - Marshall Mcluhan

"The historian is a prophet looking backward." - Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

"Take one step backward into the unknown." - Adyashanti

"The historian is a prophet looking backward." - Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Sc

"The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"You decide that you don't want to go backward. You want to go forward. But sometimes, going 'backward' isn't really going backward, it's actually moving forward." - Leryn Franco

"Historians are prophets with their face turned backward." - Friedrich Schiller

"For life goes not backward, nor tarries with yesterday." - Khalil Gibran

"Reforms are slow, but they never go backward." - Belva Ann Lockwood

"Too much looking backward ... is bad for progress." - Henry Ward Beecher

"Capitalism is a stupid system, a backward system" - Stokely Carmichael

"A backward glance can often lift the heart." - Dante Alighieri

"The heart does not go backward. Only the mind." - Elizabeth Kostova

"You live it forward, but understand it backward." - Abraham Verghese

"As travel pushes me forward, memory keeps dragging me backward." - Frances Mayes

"His rod revers'd, And backward mutters of dissevering power." - John Milton

"Ideas can no more flow backward than can a river." - Victor Hugo

"To continue in one path is to go backward." - Igor Stravinsky

"Looking forward to going home, I was necessarily looking backward." - Muriel Spark

"I start with the joke line and write backward." - Nipsey Russell

"You live life looking forward, you understand life looking backward." - Soren Kierkegaard

"It's a poor sort of memory that only works backward." - Lewis Carroll

"And now... over my shoulder a backward glance..." - Paul Harvey

"Robinson could deliver a knockout blow going backward." - Bert Sugar

"Honestly, if you were any slower, you'd be going backward." - J K Rowling

"I walk slowly, but I never walk backward." - Abraham Lincoln

"Be not deceived. Revolutions do not go backward." - Abraham Lincoln

"Glance backward, look heavenward, reach outward, press onward" - Thomas S Monson

"You can't look forward and backward at the same time." - Coleman Young

"The only direction Obama has the economy moving is backward." - Bob Beauprez

"Capitalism is a stupid system, a backward system." - Stokely Carmichael

"If I see an ending, I can work backward." - Arthur Miller

"Like the watermen who advance forward while they look backward." - Michel De Montaigne

"Avoid war, because that always pushes human beings backward." - Hans Rosling

"I'm going to change my image - backward caps, the lot." - Tom Felton

"Backward, turn backward, O Time, in your flight, Make me a child again just for to-night!" - Elizabeth Chase Allen

"Backward, turn backward, O Time, in your flight! Make me a child again, just for to-night!" - Elizabeth Chase Allen

"If you are walking backward, away from something you think is a mistake, you may be right in supposing it is a mistake, but for you to be walking backward is never right. You know what happens to people who walk backward.... We are meant to walk forward, not backward, and reaction is always a matter of walking backward." - J I Packer

"In the same way you can never go backward to a slower computer, you can never go backward to a lessened state of connectedness." - Douglas Coupland

"Aren't you ashamed, you who walk backward along the whole path of existence, and blame me for walking backward along the path of the promenade?" - Diogenes

"If I turned around every time somebody called me a faggot, I'd be walking backward - and I don't want to walk backward." - Harvey Milk

"Ah! The seasons of love roll not backward but onward, downward forever." - Jean Paul

"The old dog barks backward without getting up I can remember when he was a pup." - Robert Frost

"It's like . . . time is flowing backward. We're caveman archeologists in the ruins of the future." - Dan Wells

"the arabs are a backward people who eat nothing but camel dung." - Winston Churchill

"Looking backward at what has been lost, I feel sad, then indifferent, and at last relieved." - Mason Cooley

"Time was a film run backward. Suns fled and ten million moons fled after them." - Ray Bradbury

"You can't go forward if you're looking backward. You run into walls that way." - Karen Marie Moning

"We cannot go backward,' Marco says. 'A great deal is not how it used to be." - Erin Morgenstern

"...our best task is to move forward without insisting others slide backward." - Barbara Kingsolver

"Memories and loneliness look backward, fear looks around, but faith always looks forward." - E. Lynn Harris

"There is progress whether ye are going forward or backward! The thing is to move." - Edgar Cayce

"I always thought the purpose of time was to move forward, not backward." - Michelle Moran

"Never wear a backward baseball cap to an interview unless applying for the job of umpire." - Casey Stengel

"Those who are themselves incapable of great crimes are ever backward to suspect others." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"Us ballplayers do things backward. First we play, then we retire and go to work." - Charlie Gehringer

"Vaccinated Time Travel: To fantasize about traveling backward in time, but only with proper vaccinations." - Douglas Coupland

"If you forget you have to struggle for improvement you go backward." - Geoffrey Hickson

"Honestly, if you were any slower, you"d be going backward." - J K Rowling

"Men should press forward, in fame's glorious chase; Nobles look backward, and so lose the race." - Edward Young

"Baseball is the only major sport that appears backward in a mirror." - George Carlin

"Alas! worse every day! this colony grows backward like the tail of a calf." - Petronius

"She tracked forward movements she craved, but never backward movements she caused." - Alan Robert Neal

"I'd rather look forward and dream, than look backward and regret." - James Van Praagh

"I suppose real old age begins when one looks backward rather than forward" - May Sarton

"If you forget you have to struggle for improvement you go backward." - Geoff Hickson

"No one should have to dance backward all of their lives." - William Ruckelshaus

"What seest thou else In the dark backward and abysm of time?" - William Shakespeare

"And nothing to look backward to with pride, and nothing to look forward to with hope." - Robert Frost

"It is hopeless trying to go forward when you are looking backward." - Nancy Astor

"Reality is a wave function traveling both backward and forward in time." - John L. Casti

"Trust your heart if the seas catch fire, live by love though the stars walk backward." - E E Cummings

"And a step backward, after making a wrong turn, is a step in the right direction." - Kurt Vonnegut

"You can't look forward and backward at the same time...........so I choose to look forward." - Buck Brannaman

"This was the Darker Life, where every truth was written backward." - Stephen King

"By the mere fact that we do not go forward, we go backward." - Fulton J Sheen

"The direction worth going in isn't up, down, forward, or backward. It's towards. And beyond." - Umair Haque

"I don't look at my life too much. I'm always looking forward, not backward." - Clint Eastwood

"You will either step forward into growth, or you will step backward into safety." - Abraham Maslow

"When women cut themselves off from men, they sink backward into psychological and spiritual stagnancy." - Camille Paglia

"Some men a forward motion love, But I by backward steps would move." - Henry Vaughan

"Best wide-angle lens? Two steps backward. Look for the 'ah-ha'." - Ernst Haas

"Life is an escalator: You can move forward or backward; you can not remain still." - Patricia Russell-McCloud

"What seest thou else In the dark backward and abysm of time?" - William Shakespeare

"Life can only be understood backward, but it must be lived forward." - Soren Kierkegaard

"No one should have to dance backward all of their lives." - Jill Ruckelshaus

"Of course the orders all converge backward in time, to different degrees." - George G. Simpson

"And nothing to look backward to with pride, And nothing to look forward to with hope." - Robert Frost

"The old dog barks backward without getting up; I can remember when he was a pup." - Robert Frost

"Ideas, ideas, backward and forward. His influence is layers and layers of spirit." - Dizzy Gillespie

"If those scientists are so smart, why do they all count backward?" - Robert Orben

"Slow are the steps of freedom, but her feet turn never backward." - James Russell Lowell

"Youth looks forward, for nothing is behind! Age backward, for nothing is before." - Ambrose Bierce

"The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you can see." - Winston Churchill

"I've heard that kind of weird backward compliment often - 'She's so talented, but not pretty.'" - Kathy Baker

"Nobody gets to live life backward. Look ahead, that is where your future lies." - Ann Landers

"I hate looking backward, but every once in a while it sneaks up on you." - Burt Lancaster

"Today's interpretations of religion are often backward and contradict the needs of civilization." - Naguib Mahfouz

"I always like a dog so long as he isn't spelled backward." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"There's always a choice,' said Torak, and walked backward off the cliff." - Michelle Paver

"I'm treading the backward path. Mostly, I just waste my time." - Syd Barrett

"There is progress whether ye are going forward or backward! The thing is to move!" - Edgar Cayce

"You have to split, bend over backward, touch our toe to our heads to get recognized." - Monique Coleman

"What we need in America is a renaissance. We need to go forward by going backward." - Stanley Crouch

"The poorest and most backward societies are always those that put women down." - Isabel Allende

"I only want to protect animals from barbarous, cruel, inhuman and backward rituals." - Brigitte Bardot

"When you've seen a nude infant doing a backward somersault you know why clothing exists." - Stephen Fry

"Serve the dinner backward, do anything - but for goodness sake, do something weird." - Elsa Maxwell

"Near the end of high school, I was always super shy, backward." - Kate Micucci

"While I occasionally enjoy a bout of nostalgia, I would generally rather dream forward than backward." - Robert Breault

"Who sees pale Mammom pine amidst his store, Sees but a backward steward for the poor." - Alexander Pope

"I find it hard to focus looking forward. So I look backward." - Iggy Pop

"Never go backward. Attempt, and do it with all your might. Determination is power." - Charles Simmons

"Of course the orders all converge backward in time, to different degrees." - George Gaylord Simpson

"Today we take it for granted that war happens in smaller, poorer and more backward countries." - Steven Pinker

"You might as well fall flat on your face as lean over too far backward." - James Thurber

"People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors." - Edmund Burke

"I don't subscribe to the narrative that Africa is backward because of colonialism." - Mo Ibrahim

"It's also not unusual for writers to look backward. Because that's your pool of resources." - Paul Mccartney

"I try to avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward." - Charlotte Bronte

"They had their faces twisted toward their haunches and found it necessary to walk backward, because they could not see ahead of them. ...And since he wanted so to see ahead, he looks behind and walks a backward path." - Dante Alighieri

"Backward, turn backward, then time in your flight; Make me a child again just for tonight. Mother, come back from the echoless shore, Take me again to your heart as of yore." - A. M. W. Ball

"Americans are a very backward people, with all the real virtues of a backward people; the patriarchal simplicity and human dignity of a democracy, and a respect for labor uncorrupted by cynicism." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Backward, flow backward, O tide of the years! I am so weary of toil and of tears,- Toil without recompense, tears all in vain! Take them, and give me my childhood again!" - Elizabeth Chase Allen

"Backward, flow backward, O tide of the years!I am so weary of toil and of tears,-Toil without recompense, tears all in vain!Take them, and give me my childhood again!" - Elizabeth Chase Allen

"The impulse to scapegoat and belittle threatens to turn us into a fearful, backward-looking people. In the case of the Republican Party, those things also threaten to turn us into a fearful, backward-looking minority party." - Jeff Flake

"Art said he wanted to get more distance. I told him to hit it and run backward." - Ken Venturi

"A holiday gives one a chance to look backward and forward; to reset oneself by an inner compass." - May Sarton

"The Arab and Islamic countries suffer from severe backwardness, and the Western world wants to make them even more backward." - Mohammed Mahdi Akef

"The march of good fortune has backward slips: to retreat one or two paces gives wings to the jumper." - Saib Tabrizi

"Time never runs backward when I need it to. Not for me, and not for anyone else." - Mira Grant

"Politics is like driving. To go backward put it in R. To go forward put it in D." - Tom Harkin

"Every materialist will be an idealist; but an idealist can never go backward to be a materialist." - Ralph Waldo Emerson



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