quotes tagged with 'present'

There is nothing else than now.† There is neither yesterday, certainly, nor is there any tomorrow.† How old must you be before you know that?† There is only now, and if now is only two days, then two days is your life and everything in it will be in proportion...And if you stop complaining and asking for what you never will get, you will have a good life.† A good life is not measured by any biblical spam

Author: Ernest Hemingway, Source: For Whom the Bell TollsSaved by l1nds4y in life present future time past age 3 years ago[save this] [permalink]

And if there is not any such thing as a long time, nor the rest of your lives, nor from now on, but there is only now, why then now is the thing to praise and I am very happy with it...Now, it has a funny sound to be a whole world and your life

Author: Ernest Hemingway, Source: For Whom the Bell TollsSaved by l1nds4y in life happiness present time 3 years ago[save this] [permalink]

If you wish to be happy, think not of what is to come nor of that which you have no control over but rather of the now and that which you are able to change

Author: n/a, Source: unknownSaved by l1nds4y in happiness change present future 3 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Live in the present, remember the past, and fear not the future, for it doesnít exist and never shall. There is only now.

Author: n/a, Source: unknownSaved by l1nds4y in present future past 3 years ago[save this] [permalink]

To know the limbs and leaps of history is hardly worth a centÖ.The only thing which counts is that you become more certain of your God as you contemplate the past, and that you then show more courage in face of present needs!

Author: Ulrich Zwingli, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in history faith present courage future past ulrichzwingli 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Eleanor Roosevelt said, "Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift," and that's why they call it the present!

Author: Debbie Lamedman, Source: Debbie LamedmanSaved by wordlovergirl in present gift today cherish 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Itís easy to say, ĎThe time isnít right.í But there is danger in procrastination. Years ago I worked for a man in California. He hired me; he was kind to me; he seemed to regard me highly. I may have been the only Latter-day Saint he ever knew well. I donít know all the reasons I found to wait for a better moment to talk with him about the gospel. I just remember my feeling of sorrow when I learned, after he had retired and I lived far away, that he and his wife had been killed in a late-night drive to their home in Carmel, California. He loved his wife. He loved his children. He had loved his parents. He loved his grandchildren, and he will love their children and will want to be with them forever.


Now, I donít know how the crowds will be handled in the world to come. But I suppose that I will meet him, that he will look into my eyes, and that I will see in them the question, ĎHal, you knew. Why didnít you tell me?

Author: Elder Henry B. Eyring , Source: Conference Report, Oct. 1998, 42Saved by mlsscaress in present missionarywork urgency tarry delay 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Another insight that seems to recur again and again in confirmation is that the todays of life constitute the holy present. We can't fix the past. We may be able to repent of it, but we can't change past events. We can fashion the future, and we do that by using what someone has called the holy present, which indeed it is.

Author: Neal Maxwell, Source: http://speeches.byu.edu/reader/reader.php?id=3590Saved by dyejo in depression present repentance future past treating 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Another insight that seems to recur again and again in confirmation is that the todays of life constitute the holy present. We can't fix the past. We may be able to repent of it, but we can't change past events. We can fashion the future, and we do that by using what someone has called the holy present, which indeed it is.

Author: Neal Maxwell, Source: http://speeches.byu.edu/reader/reader.php?id=3590Saved by dyejo in depression present repentance future past treating 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]

All of us have felt something of both union and separation. Sometimes in families and perhaps in other settings we have glimpsed life when one person put the interests of another above his or her own, in love and with sacrifice. And all of us know something of the sadness and loneliness of being separate and alone. We donít need to be told which we should choose. We know. But we need hope that we can experience unity in this life and qualify to have it forever in the world to come. And we need to know how that great blessing will come so that we can know what we must do.

Author: President Henry B. Eyring, Source: http://lds.org/ldsorg/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=f318118dd536c010Vg...Saved by mlsscaress in sacrifice faith present love hope union choose separation how glimpses 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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