"The President's News Conference With Prime Minister Gordon Brown of the Untied Kingdom in London, England," April 1, 2009. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
True happiness is to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future.Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Gratitude looks to the past and love to the present: fear, avarice, lust and ambition look ahead.C. S. Lewis
How thrilling to discover one had depths, how consoling to find them less polluted than the shallows, how encouraging to identify the enemy not as a fissure in the will but as a dead fetus in the specimen jar of the unconscious. My attention was being paternally led away from the excruciating present to the happy, healthy future that would be enabled by an analysis of the sick past, as though the priest had nothing to do but study old books and make bright forecasts, the present not worthy of notice.Edmund White
Gratitude looks to the past and love to the present; fear, avarice, lust, and ambition look ahead.C. S. Lewis
If you are living in the past or in the future , you will never find a meaning in the present.Fausto Cercignani
The dogmas of the quiet past, are inadequate to the stormy present.Abraham Lincoln
There was nothing for it but to pace through just behind or ahead of the spooling present that was never there, caught in the nonexistent interval between the nonexistent past and the nonexistent future.kim stanley robinson
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.Oprah Winfrey
The Now , that indivisible point which studs the length of infinite line Whose ends are nowhere, is thine all , the puny all thou callest thine.sir richard francis burton
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