Quotes: present

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  • Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
    Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
    French writer 1873-1954
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    I love my past, I love my present. I am not ashamed of what I have had, and I am not sad because I no longer have it.
  • Alan Dundes
    Alan Dundes
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    I mentioned that one of the tripartite formulas in American worldview involves time: past, present, and future.
  • Luigi Pirandello
    Luigi Pirandello
    Italian Author, Playwright 1867-1936
    Luigi Pirandello
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    I present myself to you in a form suitable to the relationship I wish to achieve with you.
  • Adam Osborne
    Adam Osborne
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    I take what I see work. I'm a strict believer in the scientific principle of believing nothing, only taking the best evidence available at the present time, interpreting it as best you can, and leaving your mind open to the fact that new evidence will appear tomorrow.
  • Norman Mailer
    Norman Mailer
    American writer 1923-
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    I think it's bad to talk about one's present work, for it spoils something at the root of the creative act. It discharges the tension.
  • Arthur Laffer
    Arthur Laffer
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    I think the inflation prospects for the U.S. over the next five or six, seven years, are quite serious. You cannot have a bumper crop in apples without the value or the price of each apple falling. The Fed has had the largest increase in the monetary base in the history of the U.S., from colonial times to the present, times ten.
  • Donald Trump
    Donald Trump
    American businessman 1946-
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    I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.
  • Ajay Naidu
    Ajay Naidu
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    I want to present interesting stories that don't qualify themselves just by virtue of their ethnographic type.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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    I will live in the past, the present, and the future. The spirits of all three shall strive within me.
  • Bette Midler
    Bette Midler
    American singer, songwriter, actress and comedian 1945-
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    I wouldn't say I invented tack, but I definitely brought it to its present high popularity.
  • A. A. Milne
    A. A. Milne
    English author, writer of the Winnie-the-Pooh books 1882-1956
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    I'm giving this to Eeyore, he explained, as a present. What are you going to give?
    Couldn't I give it too? said Piglet. From both of us?
    No, said Pooh. That would not be a good plan.
    Source: Winnie-the-Pooh (1926) Chapter Six
  • Bruno Dumont
    Bruno Dumont
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    I'm not Catholic. I don't believe in God. But at the same time, I'm obsessed by the sacred, by spirituality. The question of redemption has been present well before Christianity, but as French people are a bit stupid, they see all that in religious terms.
  • Katherine Mansfield
    Katherine Mansfield
    New Zealand-born British Author 1888-1923
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    I'm treating you as a friend asking you to share my present minuses in the hope that I can ask you to share my future pluses
  • Cyril Connolly
    Cyril Connolly
    British criticus 1903-1974
    Cyril Connolly
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    Idleness is only a coarse name for my infinite capacity for living in the present.
  • Bonnie McKee
    Bonnie McKee
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    If I know I will be working with someone and they are not keen with writing with a girl, I like to be non-threatening and cool so they will trust me. It's a thought process of who work and how I want to present myself.