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I don't teach literature from my perspective as 'Joyce Carol Oates.' I try to teach fiction from the perspective of each writer. If I'm teaching a story by Hemingway, my endeavor is to present the story that Hemingway wrote in its fullest realization.
Joyce Carol Oates
Never advise anyone to go to war or to get married. Write down the advice of him who loves you, though you like it not at present. He that has no children brings them up well.
I have always wanted to live in the present and never the past.
I say it is indispensable to look ahead of and behind oneself in the present. If there is such a thing as tradition, and I believe there is, it can only exist in the sense of the most profound movements of culture.
All I want a song to do is just to kind of present an idea.
You are an extremely valuable, worthwhile, significant person even though your present circumstances may have you feeling otherwise.
Bush doesn't present himself as a realpolitik politician.
The future is much like the present, only longer.
If you do a practice and train your attention to hover in the present, then you will build the internal capacity to do that as needed - at will and voluntarily.
My goal in life is to get the federal government down to half its present size and under control, and then I can write murder mysteries.
Instead of kids just hearing about beads and baskets and fringe, and about what 'was' and 'were,' we present Native American culture as a living contemporary culture.
I just want the world to know that God is present, that he's alive for ever more.
My website inspired me to create my book club and provides me with a creative outlet where I can write about things that interest me. It's a platform where I can present ideas or new ventures and get feedback straight from the people who mean the most to me.
The European brand of fascism will probably present its most serious postwar threat to us via Latin America.
Henry A. Wallace
Love invites the Holy Ghost to be present to confirm truth. And the joy of learning divine truths creates love in the hearts of people who shared the experience of learning.
Henry B. Eyring
The left has lost touch with popular opinion, thereby making it possible for the right to present itself as the party of common sense.
'Crash' is a metaphor for what I see as the dehumanizing elements that are present in the world in which we live. We're distanced by the nature of the society we inhabit from a normal human reaction.
J. G. Ballard
Once illness strikes, you realize there's not a lot of time for you to do what you really need to do. And there's no time like the present.
Leaders need to be optimists. Their vision is beyond the present.
At present I answer about 100 letters a month, and read 300 emails.
Basically, everything I try to do is to present an alternative to what somebody else is doing.
Clearing your head of distractions in order to notice and understand the people you are with can feel inefficient - there are so many other people and issues to think about. But being present makes you effective.
Most simply, 'present shock' is the human response to living in a world that's always on real time and simultaneous. You know, in some ways it's the impact of living in a digital environment, and in other ways it's just really what happens when you stop leaning so forward to the millennium and you finally arrive there.
Nobody wants a prediction that the future will be more or less like the present, even if that is, statistically speaking, an excellent prediction.
And for myself, I think for the present He is calling me to another land; but how long shall be my abode, or what employment He has for me there, I know not, for I cannot think He is taking me there to live and lurk only.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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