From the end spring new beginnings. – Pliny the Elder

The farms of Ohio have been replaced by shopping malls, And musak fills the air from Seneca
to Cuyahoga Falls. Hey. Ho.  Where’d ya’ go, Ohio?   –  The Pretenders

They listened at his heart. Little—less—nothing!—and that ended it. No more to build on there.
And they, since they were not the one dead, turned to their affairs.  – Robert Frost

Out flew the web and floated wide; The mirror crack’d from side to side; ‘The curse is come upon me!’ cried,
The Lady of Shalott. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

I wasted time, and now doth time waste me. – The Life and Death of King Richard II

Although prepared for martyrdom, I preferred that it be postponed. – Winston Churchill

The past is not dead.  It’s not even past. –  William Faulkner

He went like one that hath been stunned, And is of sense forlorn: A sadder and a wiser man, He rose the morrow morn. –  Coleridge

Though I am old with wandering through hollow lands and hilly lands, I will find out where she has gone, and kiss her lips and take her hands, And walk among long dappled grass, And pluck ’til time and times are done, The silver apples of the moon, The golden apples of the sun. – Yeats