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"Don't look back, you're not going that way." - Marcia Wallace

Remember that stuff that has happened is now in the past, and no matter how much you want to go back and change it, you can't. The best thing to do is move on and accept it. Look towards a brighter future and don't dwell on things that already happened. It's fine to occasionally glace back, perhaps to remind yourself of the progress you've made, but never look long enough to go backwards instead. One of the reasons why I chose to photograph this quote on a road during foggy weather is to symbolise how even though you can't see the future/road ahead of you, it's important that you keep going, no matter how uncertain things may seem.
The past is in the past - keep it there and move on.

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Hannah29K9's avatar
But I left something back there.
AlinaLeeArts's avatar

Your icon fits your comment perfectly. Lol. Cute.

Robyn-Jane's avatar
can I use this on my blog pls? & link it back to you ofcourse
ErinBird's avatar
sure as long as you credit me (:
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914four's avatar
Do not live in the past is sound advice, but it needs to be taken with a serious qualification. If you keep looking back, you'll run into things, but if you never look back, things may run over you! I have seen too many people repeat the same mistakes because they didn't learn from their own experiences (like my buddy who lost his drivers' license after being warned, then ticketed then had his car towed after being stopped three times by the same cop for the same offense). In the words of George Santayana, those who ignore the past are condemed to repeat it
ErinBird's avatar
I very much agree with you!
914four's avatar
Great minds :-)
Thats awesome thank you :)
ErinBird's avatar
you're welcome :aww:
that picture reminds me of my trip to ireland, it was a great trip, such an wesome experience ;D
3aa3's avatar
encouraging message, but i like mostly the ring and your nail polish, attractive colour, perfectly applied and i see your figure too... u r awesome to the last nail detail!!!!! I lov u
ErinBird's avatar
thank you so much! I'm glad you like it - I thought out my nail colour before I actually took the photo, I needed a dark and serious colour and this seemed to match the best. You're so kind, thanks again!
gingersketches's avatar
On a similar note, if you're constantly looking back, you may miss opportunities directly in front of you.  Or you may not see the dangers that are coming in enough time to avoid them.  It's always a good idea to watch where you're going :)
ErinBird's avatar
very true, I agree with you :aww:
EmCh3ng's avatar
I love the quote and your explanation!
ErinBird's avatar
aw thank you so much, it's lovely to hear that you read it :glomp:
Sicilium's avatar
twice in the same river will not enter, and the past is only a pointer and treasury of experience
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