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When I paint, I definitely live in the present, like someone in a shower whistling or singing.
I have any number of completely dark obsessions and fascinations, and none of this was present in my profile or my growing profile as a writer.
I look to historians for their power to illuminate not just the invisible lineaments of the present, but also that which is not present. What are the roads that were not taken that most shape our own time?
To me, there's no greater reward than being around people you care about and can be present with.
Far too many scientists, including my good friend Richard Dawkins, present science as the truth and present it as factually correct. And actually, of course, that clearly isn't true.
The world is moving, and a company that contents itself with present accomplishments soon falls behind.
When you're at work, it's about being present and getting as much done as humanly possible.
Alexa Von Tobel
I still believe in the nonviolent Jesus and the basic human goodness present in all of us.
Historians tell the story of the past, novelists the story of the present.
Edmond de Goncourt
I've always been interested in how to present something that relates to our reality - which is not really... I don't even know if documentary itself does as good a job. It has its own problems in trying to get at the reality of the situation.
Gus Van Sant
Right now I'm reading every fashion magazine I can find. As a shoe designer, I feel it's my responsibility to learn as much as I can about the business, past and present.
Creation is all space, all time - all things past, present, and future.
When you are present, the world is truly alive.
The past can be used to renew the present, not just to bury it.
Children have a way of forcing you back into the present moment.
In the most intimate, hidden and innermost ground of the soul, God is always essentially, actively, and substantially present. Here the soul possesses everything by grace which God possesses by nature.
You lose your habitual behavior, which allowed you to sort of zone out. You have to be here, you have to be now, you have to be present.
Eating disorders are usually nothing to do with food. Parents need to be with their child to see them through it. All the therapists in the world can't help if the parents aren't present, loving, and proactive.
One thing I've learned to do with my age, I really don't look ahead. For years, I've been preaching the precious present and having to always subscribe to it.
Corporate responsibility extends not only to the customers, the resources and the workers of the present, but also to those of the future.
Finding specialty food items was a bit of a challenge in Asia in the early days of getting the Mozza's up and running. Everything is built on relationships, and when you start somewhere new, it takes time to develop that. Staffing can also present challenges.
Those in the west who dismiss the repressiveness of laws against women in countries like Iran, no matter how benign their intentions, present a condescending view not just of the religion but also of women living in Muslim majority countries, as if the desire for choice and happiness is the monopoly of women in the west.
Suddenly, you are very much in the present, and you learn it's really the place where you should always live.
Movies have to handle time very efficiently. They're about stringing scenes together in the present. Novels aren't necessarily about that.
And in doing this I advise you to send to the best manors of your lands those of your household in whom you place most confidence to be present in August at the leading of the corn, and to guard it as aforesaid.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
Leonardo da Vinci
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