Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
Don't wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.
Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
Every individual has his own style, his own way of presenting himself on and off the field.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.
I can feel guilty about the past, apprehensive about the future, but only in the present can I act. The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.
If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
Investigate, educate and organize the country must progress, productive works and industries are the main avenues at present next to education for the advancement of the country
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be.
Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.
Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
The absent are never without fault, nor the present without excuse.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
The spoken form is in fact a very restrained representation of what is possible in the musical language.
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.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
When written in Chinese, the word 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One represents danger, the other opportunity.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.