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The future could go this way, that way. The future's futures have never looked so rocky. Don't put money on it. Take my advice and stick to the present. It's the real stuff, the only stuff, it's all there is, the present, the panting present.

When the past is forgotten, the present is unforgettable.

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Hold to the now, the here, through which all future plunges to the past.

One day each of us will run out of tomorrows. Let us not put off what is important.
Everything that we experience in everyday life is marked by the uncertainties of the present.

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon-instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.

How to Stop Worrying and Start Living
Today is our most precious possession. It is our only sure possession.

How to Stop Worrying and Start Living
Let us try to recognize the precious nature of each day.
There are only two days in the year that nothing can be done. One is called Yesterday and the other is called Tomorrow. Today is the right day to Love, Believe, Do and mostly Live.
What we call the present is given shape by an accumulation of the past.

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On Anger: "For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
On Destiny: "Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today."
Human, All Too Human
On Friendship: "A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."