Past does not only rake out skeletons from the cupboard. Past also brings back happy recollections. Those times do not rewind themselves and we do not get to relive those moments again. But they remain in the corner of our minds and we think about the days that have passed us by in order to cheer ourselves up later on. History teaches an individual an awful lot, the experience and the maturity that develops with age comes only much later. Read the famous quotations on history and past to know more.