Maybe the past is like an anchor holding us back. Maybe, you have to let go of who you were to become who you will be.
— I know what I have to do, but going back means I'll have to face my past. I've been running from it for so long.
[Rafiki hits Simba on the head]
— Ow! Jeez! What was that for?
— It doesn't matter. It's in the past.
— Yeah, but it still hurts.
— Oh, yes, the past can hurt. But the way I see it you can either run from it or learn from it.
If you find it necessary to judge me by my past… don’t be surprised when I find it necessary to put you there.