Present Quotes

You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Fools stand on their island opportunities and look toward another land. There is no other land, this is no other life but this.
Henry David Thoreau
And once again Mr. Sherlock Holmes is free to devote his life to examining those interesting little problems which the complexity of human life so pletifuly presents.
Sir Arther Connan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes

As the representatives of the people we are here to declare that our resolve has not been weakened by these horrific and cowardly acts. referring to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
Tom Daschle
Aristotle - the aim of art is to represent not the outward...
Edgar allan poe - it is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a...
Eckhart tolle - realize deeply that the present moment is all you...

Our first responsibility is not to build the Church or even to get souls saved - - It is to represent Christ and to bring His message to the world. As God beholds us in Christ, so the world must behold Christ in us. As Christ represents us before the Father, so we must represent Christ before the world.
Cornelius Stam
I was born old and get younger every day. At present I am sixty years young.
Herbert Beerbohm Tree
Each present joy or sorrow seems the chief.
William Shakespeare
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
Heal the past, Live the present, Dream the future.
Unknown
Art can only be truly Art by presenting an adequate outward symbol of some fact in the interior life.
Margaret Fulle
If I had the time to sit down and write a thank - You note to everyone who sent me a nice, expensive present, what a wonderful world that would be.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
I am treating you as my friend asking you share my present minuses in the hope I can ask you to share my future pluses.
Katherine Mansfield
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
Anton Chekhov
Man spends his life in reasoning on the past, in complaining of the present, in fearing future.
Antoine Rivarol
Laws alone can not secure freedom of expression in order that every man present his views without penalty there must be spirit of tolerance in the entire population.
Albert Einstein
A youth is to be regarded with respect. How do you know that his future will not be equal to our present?
Confucius, Analects
It is when we notice the dirt that God is most present in us.
Clive Staples Lewis
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
Benjamin Franklin
One of the illusions of life is that the present hour is not the critical, decisive hour. Write it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The opportunity for brotherhood presents itself every time you meet a human being.
Jane Wyman
My past is my wisdom to use today... my future is my wisdom yet to experience. Be in the present because that is where life resides.
Gene Oliver, Life and the Artistry of Change
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
Those who misrepresent the normal experiences of life, who decry being controversial, who shun risk, are the enemies of the American way of life, whatever the piety of their vocal professions and the patriotic flavor of their platitudes.
Henry M. Wriston
A friendship can weather most things and thrive in thin soil but it needs a little mulch of letters and phone calls and small, silly presents every so often - Just to save it from drying out completely.
Pam Brown
Men have no right to put the well - Being of the present generation wholly out of the question. Perhaps the only moral trust with any certainty in our hands is the care of our own time.
Edmund Burke
The greatest loss of time is delay and expectation, which depend upon the future. We let go the present, which we have in our power, and look forward to that which depends upon chance, and so relinquish a certainty for an uncertainty.
Seneca
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, Meditations, 200 A. D.
Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, represents, in the final analysis, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children.
Dwight D. Eisenhowe
Equation 1. 2 - 9 is a second order, nonlinear, vector, differential equation which has defied solution in its present form. It is here therefore we depart from the realities of nature to make some simplifying assumptions...
Bate, Mueller & White, 1971, "Fundamentals of Astrodynamics".
That orgy of wishful thinking that has passed for logic in the present century.
F. W. Lawvere
Philosophy triumphs easily over past evils and future evils but present evils triumph over it.
La Rochefoucauld
Our religious faith gives us the answer to the false beliefs of Communism... I have the feeling that God has created us and brought us to our present position of power and strength for some great purpose.
President Harry Truman, Public Papers of the President of the United States: Harry S. Truman - 1951 U. S. Gov. 1966 pp548 - 549
We live in an age when to be young and indifferent can no longer be synonymous. We must prepare for the coming hour. The claims of the Future are represented by suffering millions and the Youth of a Nation are the trustees of Posterity.
Benjamin Disraeli
We live in the present, we dream of the future, but we learn eternal truths from the past.
Madame Chiang
The honey from the flowers of the senses, Ever present within, ruler of time, Goes beyond fear. For this Self is Supreme.
Maitri Upanishads
Education a debt due from present to future generations.
George Peabody
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