Present Quotes

Trust no future, however pleasant Let the dead past bury its dead Act, - Act in the living Present Heart within and God overhead.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
If the past cannot teach the present and the father cannot teach the son, then history need not have bothered to go on, and the world has wasted a great deal of time.
Russell Hoban

Quality is never an accident. It represents the wise choice of many alternatives.
Willa Foste
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Beauty is the first present nature gives to women and the first it takes away.
Mere
Last Monday a string of amendments were presented to the lower House these altogether respect personal liberty...
Senator William Grayson
Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.
George Orwell
Wherever a set of alternative possible routes toward achieving a given end presents itself, a student movement will tend to choose the one which involves a higher measure of violence or humiliation directed against the older generation.
Lewis S Feue
Write down the advice of him who loves you, though you like it not at present.
English Prove
Real generosity toward the future consists in giving all to what is present.
Albert Camus
Our repeated failure to fully act as we would wish must not discourage us. It is the sincere intention that is the essential thing, and this will in time release us from the bondage of habits which at present seem almost insuperable.
Thomas Troward
For health and the constant enjoyment of life, give me a keen and ever - Present sense of humor it is the next best thing to an abiding faith in providence.
George Barrell Cheeve
It is my belief, Watson, founded upon my experience, that the lowest and vilest alleys in London do not present a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling and beautiful countryside.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes in The Copper Beeches
It is the contention of this observer that few homicides due to shooting could be avoided merely if a firearm were not immediately present, and that the offender would select some other weapon to achieve the same destructive goal.
Marvin E. Wolfgang
Present your religion to a little child, set him in the midst of those who profess it. If it frightens him, and freezes the smiles on his lips, then whatever sort of religion it is, it is not Christianity.
Unknown
The true felicity of life is to be free from anxieties and perturbations to understand and do our duties to God and man, and to enjoy the present without any serious dependence on the future.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future one.
Seneca
The path we have chosen for the present is full of hazards, as all paths are. ... The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, or submission. Announcing blockade of Cuba.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present - which seldom happens to us.
Jean De La Bruyere
The present is theirs the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Nikola Tesla
In this present moment we are either smaller than we once were or else are on our knees.
Alan Moore, Birth Caul
Most people live ninety percent in the past, seven percent in the present, and that only leaves three percent for the future.
John Steinbeck, The Winter of our Discontent
There has never been an age that did not applaud the past and lament the present.
Lillian Eichler Watson
Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.
Albert Einstein
Your representative owes you, not his industry only, but judgment; and he betrays, instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion.
Edmund Burke, Speech to the electors of Bristol. 3 Nov. 1774
Each friend represents a world in us, a world not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
Anais Nin
I have never been able, really, to regret anything in all my life. I have always been far much too absorbed in the present moment or the immediate future to think back.
Albert Camus, The Strange
The future is much like the present, only longer.
Don Quisenberry
It is said an Eastern monarch once charged his wise men to invent him a sentence, to be ever in view, and which should be true and appropriate in all times and situations. They presented him the words And this, too, shall pass away.
Abraham Lincoln
There is no longer a way out of our present situation except by forging a road toward our objective, violently and by force, over a sea of blood and under a horizon blazing with fire.
Gamal Abdel Nasse
Taxation without representation is tyranny.
James Otis
If there were a verb meaning to believe falsely, it would not have any significant first person, present indicative.
Ludwig Wittgenstein
Ama me fideliter Fidem meam noto De corde totaliter Et ex mente tota, Sum presentialiter Absens in remota.
Anon.
The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are for loving in the present.
Barbara de Angelis
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Benjamin Franklin
The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy.
Dietrich Bonhoeffe
Forget the past and live the present hour.
Sarah Knowles Bolton
Past and to come seem best things present worst.
Mary Bertone