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I take complete and sole responsibility for my present situation.
Heaven gives us hope and makes our present burdens easier to bear.
We are not held back by the love we didn't receive in the past, but by the love we're not extending in the present.
For me, writing has always come out of living a fairly to-the-bone kind of life, just really being present to a lot of life. The writing has been really a byproduct of that.
The present letter is a very long one, simply because I had no leisure to make it shorter.
If you want to get each individual's honest opinion, you don't want that opinion to be influenced by others who are present, much less allow a group to coordinate what they are going to say.
Think about it: No matter who you are, the past plays a large part in your life. I am all about living in the present as best as I can. Try as I might, there is only so much I am able to achieve on this front.
Children enjoy the present because they have neither a past nor a future.
Jean de la Bruyere
Fashion in the past meant conforming and losing oneself. Fashion in the present means being individual and finding oneself.
There is a hunger for the United States to be present again.
When I'm talking to groups that are all men, we talk about how the masculine role limits them. They often want to talk about how they missed having real fathers, real loving, present fathers, because of the way that they tried to fit the picture of masculinity.
One feels that the past stays the way you left it, whereas the present is in constant movement; it's unstable all around you.
To me, living in the present means being aware of your conscious choice to focus on the past, present or future - it is not necessarily having to focus on the present.
The Republican form of government is the highest form of government: but because of this it requires the highest type of human nature, a type nowhere at present existing.
The author, in his work, must be like God in the Universe, present everywhere and visible nowhere.
The greatest task before civilization at present is to make machines what they ought to be, the slaves, instead of the masters of men.
The yogi offers his labyrinthine human longings to a monotheistic bonfire dedicated to the unparalleled God. This is indeed the true yogic fire ceremony, in which all past and present desires are fuel consumed by love divine.
Look at every Zion society from ancient times to present, and you find at its center love for others.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
'Movement is life;' and it is well to be able to forget the past, and kill the present by continual change.
I'm always looking for things that are so incredibly present that they become invisible.
At the present day the crude theory of the sexual impulse held on one side, and the ignorant rejection of theory altogether on the other side, are beginning to be seen as both alike unjustified.
If the present is really all we have, then the present lasts forever.
Genius is present in every age, but the men carrying it within them remain benumbed unless extraordinary events occur to heat up and melt the mass so that it flows forth.
I don't think about the future. I don't think about the past. I just think of what comes into my head at the time. So that might be about the past, that might be about the future. Or, the present.
That is the true definition of sin; when knowing right you do the lower, ah, then you sin. Where there is no knowledge, sin is not present.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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