Quotes: present

Quotes 46 till 60 of 341.

  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Do not discourage your children from hoarding, if they have a taste to it; whoever lays up his penny rather than part with it for a cake, at least is not the slave of gross appetite; and shows besides a preference always to be esteemed, of the future to the present moment.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
    Buddha
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    Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
  • Sir John Lubbock
    Sir John Lubbock
    British statesman and banker 1834-1913
    Sir John Lubbock
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    Don't be afraid of showing affection. Be warm and tender, thoughtful and affectionate. Men are more helped by sympathy than by service. Love is more than money, and a kind word will give more pleasure than a present.
  • Abraham Tucker
    Abraham Tucker
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    Dwell upon the brightest parts in every prospect... and strive to be pleased with the present circumstances.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
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    Education has become a prisoner of contemporaneity. It is the past, not the dizzy present, that is the best door to the future.
  • James L. Hayes
    James L. Hayes
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    Effective managers live in the present but concentrate on the future.
  • Abdul Kalam
    Abdul Kalam
    Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam better known as A 1931-2015
    Abdul Kalam
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    English is necessary as at present original works of science are in English. I believe that in two decades times original works of science will start coming out in our languages. Then we can move over like the Japanese.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
    Seneca
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    Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.
  • Abraham Cowley
    Abraham Cowley
    English poet
    Abraham Cowley
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    Enjoy the present hour, be thankful for the past, And neither fear nor wish th' approaches of the last.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Equations are more important to me, because politics is for the present, but an equation is something for eternity.
  • Marcus Aurelius
    Marcus Aurelius
    Roman emperor 121-180
    Marcus Aurelius
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    Every man's life lies within the present; for the past is spent and done with, and the future is uncertain.
  • V. N. Volosinov
    V. N. Volosinov
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    Every sign is subject to the criteria of ideological evaluation. The domain of ideology coincides with the domain of signs. They equate with one another. Wherever a sign is present, ideology is present, too. Everything ideological possesses semiotic value.
  • Walter Savage Landor
    Walter Savage Landor
    British poet 1775-1864
    Walter Savage Landor
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    Everything that looks to the future elevates human nature. Never is life so low or so little as when occupied with the present.
  • Bill Nye
    Bill Nye
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    Evolution is a theory, and it's a theory that you can test. We've tested evolution in many ways. You can't present good evidence that says evolution is not a fact.
  • Susan Sontag
    Susan Sontag
    American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
    Susan Sontag
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    Existence is no more than the precarious attainment of relevance in an intensely mobile flux of past, present, and future.