Quotes from the category Present:
- Even in high school I was very interested in history - why people do the things they do. As a kid I spent a lot of time trying to relate the past to the present. permalink
- For the Irish, the present constantly butts up against the past in the form of a political reality that is at once utterly present and archaic. permalink
Good Boys and Dead Girls: and Other Essays (1991)
- Man spends his life in reasoning on the past, in complaining of the present, and in trembling for the future. permalink
A Thousand Flashes of French Wit, Wisdom, and Wickedness, J. De Finod, translator and compiler (1886)
- Nothing is worth more than this day. permalink
- That vivid present of theirs, how faint it grows! The past is only the present become invisible and mute, and because it is invisible and mute, its memoried glances and its murmurs are infinitely precious. We are to-morrow's past. permalink
Precious Bane (1924)
- The present was an egg laid by the past that had the future inside its shell. permalink
Moses, Man of the Mountain (1939)
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