It has been the resolution of mankind in all ages of the world. No people, no age, ever threw away the fruits of past wisdom, or the enjoyment of present blessings, for visionary schemes of ideal perfection. It is the knowledge of the past, the actual infliction of the present, that has produced all changes, all innovations, and all improvements — not (as is pretended) the chimerical anticipation of possible advantages, but the intolerable pressure of long-established, notorious, aggravated, and growing abuses.
anticipation, I suppose, sometimes exceeds realization.amelia earhart
A tedium that includes only the anticipation of more tedium; the regret, now, of tomorrow regretting having regretted today.
For what we cannot accomplish, what is denied to love, what we have lost in the anticipation a descent follows, endless and indestructible.william carlos williams
A tedium that includes only the anticipation of more tedium; the regret, now, of tomorrow regretting having regretted today.fernando pessoa
There are few states, I suppose, which exact so severe a toll from one's nervous system as the anticipation of calamity.sax rohmer
Conscience is, in most men, an anticipation of the opinions of others.henry taylor
He wanted to draw out the moment before the moment because as good as kissing feels, nothing feels as good as the anticipation of it.john green
Conscience is, in most men, an anticipation of the opinions of others.
But I account the use that a man should seek of the publishing of his own writings before his death, to be but an untimely anticipation of that which is proper to follow a man, and not to go along with him.Francis Bacon
We, the people of Palestine, stand before you in the fullness of our pain, our pride, and our anticipation for we long harbored a yearning for peace and a dream of justice and freedom. For too long, the Palestinian people have gone unheeded, silenced and denied, our identity negated by political expedience, our right for struggle against injustice maligned, and our present existence subsumed by the past tragedy of another people
Wait for it, wait for it! anticipation is half the fun. So I've been told...Phil Collins
Siendo el esperar sentada la forma ma s muerta de la espera muerta, siendo el esperar la forma menos estimulante de muerte. To wait, seated in a chair, is the deadest form of dead anticipation, and waiting the most uninspired form of death.