Present Quotes

Learn from the past, Hope for the future, Live in the present.
Ken Lancaste
Madame chiang - we live in the present, we dream of the future,...

Beauty is the first present nature gives to women and the first it takes away.
Mere
Past and to come seem best things present worst.
Mary Bertone
The future depends on what we do in the present.
Mahatma Gandhi
I send no agent or medium, offer no representative of value,
Walt Whitman

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
Thomas fulle - a gift, with a kind countenance, is a double...
In this present moment we are either smaller than we once were or else are on our knees.
Alan Moore, Birth Caul
Seneca - enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to...
Make yourself familiar with the angels, and behold them frequently in spirit for without being seen, they are present with you.
Saint Francis de Sales
I am treating you as my friend, asking you to share my present minuses in the hope that I can ask you to share my future pluses.
Katherine Mansfield
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
If the present world go astray, the cause is in you, in you it is to be sought.
Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy
Last Monday a string of amendments were presented to the lower House these altogether respect personal liberty...
Senator William Grayson
As we look deeply within, we understand our perfect balance. There is no fear of the cycle of birth, life and death. For when you stand in the present moment, you are timeless.
Rodney Yee
The only use of a knowledge of the past is to equip us for the present. The present contains all that there is. It is holy ground; for it is the past, and it is the future.
Alfred North Whitehead
The noun of self becomes a verb. This flashpoint of creation in the present moment is where work and play merge.
Stephen Nachmanovitch
It is difficult to live in the present, ridiculous to live in the future, and impossible to live in the past. Nothing is as far away as one minute ago.
Jim Bishop
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
Life is divided into three terms - That which was, which is, and which will be. Let us learn from the past to profit by the present, and from the present to live better in the future.
William Wordsworth
Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door.
Kyle Chandle
Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap - On - A - Rope.
Bill Cosby
Learning to live in the present moment is part of the path of joy.
Sarah Ban Breathnach
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
I know patriotism exists, and I know it has done much in the present contest. But a great and lasting war can never be supported on this principle alone. It must be aided by a prospect of interest, or some reward.
George Washington
I have realized that the past and future are real illusions, that they exist in the present, which is what there is and all there is.
Alan Watts
No mind is much employed upon the present recollection and anticipation fill up almost all our moments.
Samuel Johnson
Philosophy triumphs easily over past evils and future evils but present evils triumph over it.
La Rochefoucauld
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 secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Buddha
The power of illustrative anecdotes often lies not in how well they present reality, but in how well they reflect the core beliefs of their audience.
David P. Mikkelson, Snopes. com, 04 - 10 - 04
It is satisfying for the descendant of a dissident refugee from Elizabeth I to present his credentials to Elizabeth II.
Kingman Brewster, Jr.
Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.
George Orwell