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  1.  
  2.  
  3. History is philosophy teaching by examples.
  4.  
  5. «Dionysius of Halicarnassus»
  6.  
  7.  
  8. ___________________________
  9.  
  10. The greatest events come to pass without any design; chance makes blunders good... The important events of the world are not deliberately brought about; they occur.
  11.  
  12. «George C. Lichtenberg»
  13.  
  14.  
  15. ___________________________
  16.  
  17. Let the past serve the present.
  18.  
  19. «Mao Tse-tung»
  20.  
  21.  
  22. ___________________________
  23.  
  24. In Peru the first "states" grew out of a maritime economy not susceptible to control by corporate authority. Like civilization in general, continued development of corporate authority rested on the furthering of institutions which allowed a few to organize and many to labor. Fishing was a dead-end for the emerging state, but farming and irrigation agriculture were the avenues to totalitarian control.
  25.  
  26. «M. Moseley»
  27.  
  28. «1975»
  29.  
  30.  
  31. ___________________________
  32.  
  33. What's past is prologue.
  34.  
  35. «Shakespeare»
  36.  
  37.  
  38. ___________________________
  39.  
  40. Everything is upon a great scale upon this continent. The rivers are immense, the climate violent in heat and cold, the prospects magnificent, the thunder and lightning tremendous. The disorders incident to the country make every constitution tremble. Our own blunders here, our misconduct, our losses, our disgraces, our ruin, are on a great scale.
  41.  
  42. «Lord Carlisle, to George Selwyn»
  43.  
  44. «1778»
  45.  
  46.  
  47. ___________________________
  48.  
  49.  
  50.  
  51. One describes a tale best by telling the tale. You see? The way one describes a story, to oneself or to the world, is by telling the story. It is a balancing act and it is a dream. The more accurate the map, the more it resembles the territory. The most accurate map possible would be the territory, and thus would be perfectly accurate and perfectly useless.
  52.  
  53. The tale is the map that is the territory.
  54.  
  55. You must remember this.
  56.  
  57. «from the Notebooks of Mr. Ibis»
  58.  
  59.  
  60. ___________________________
  61.  
  62. "Indeed, I think that people want peace
  63.  
  64. so much that one of these days governments had better get out of their way and let them have it"
  65.  
  66. «Dwight D. Eisenhower»
  67.  
  68.  
  69. ___________________________
  70.  
  71. "The story upon which I embark is one full of incident, marked by bitter fighting, rent by treason, and even in peace sinister..."
  72.  
  73. «Tacitus»
  74.  
  75. «The Histories»
  76.  
  77. ___________________________
  78.  
  79.  
  80.  
  81. Look, I'm smiling at you, I'm smiling in you, I'm smiling through you. How can I be dead if I breath in every quiver of your hand?
  82.  
  83. «Abram Tertz»
  84.  
  85. «(Andrei Sinyavsky)»
  86.  
  87. «The Icicle»
  88.  
  89. ___________________________
  90.  
  91.  
  92.  
  93. It behooves us all to be interested in the future, because that's where we're going to spend the rest of our lives.
  94.  
  95. «Unknown»
  96.  
  97. ___________________________
  98.  
  99.  
  100.  
  101. "We are all victims, Anselmo. Our destinies are decided by a cosmic roll of the dice, the winds of the stars, the vagrant breezes of fortune that blow from the windmills of the gods."
  102.  
  103. «H. L. Dietrich»
  104.  
  105. «A Final Destiny»
  106.  
  107. ___________________________
  108.  
  109.  
  110. What's DONE, is what remains! Ah, blessed they
  111.  
  112. Who leave completed tasks of love to stay
  113.  
  114. And answer mutely for them, being dead,
  115.  
  116. Life was not purposeless, though Life be fled.
  117.  
  118. «Mrs. Norton»
  119.  
  120. «The Lady of La Garaye»
  121.  
  122. «1863»
  123.  
  124. _______________________________
  125.  
  126.  
  127.  
  128. And once, but once, she lifted her eyes,
  129.  
  130. And suddenly, sweetly, strangely blush'd
  131.  
  132. To find they were met by my own...
  133.  
  134. «Tennyson»
  135.  
  136. «Maud»
  137.  
  138. «1855»
  139.  
  140. _______________________________
  141.  
  142.  
  143. It is a part of special prudence never to do anything because one has an inclination to do it; but because it is one's duty, or is reasonable.
  144.  
  145. «Matthew Arnold»
  146.  
  147. «Notebooks»
  148.  
  149. «1868»
  150.  
  151. _______________________________
  152.  
  153.  
  154.  
  155. True piety is acting what one knows.
  156.  
  157. «Matthew Arnold»
  158.  
  159. «Notebooks»
  160.  
  161. «1868»
  162.  
  163. _______________________________
  164.  
  165.  
  166. I'm not interested in the future. I'm interested in the future of the future.
  167.  
  168. «Robert Doniger»
  169.  
  170. «1996»
  171.  
  172. _______________________________
  173.  
  174.  
  175. Risk everything, or gain nothing.
  176.  
  177. «Geoffrey De Charny»
  178.  
  179. «1358»
  180.  
  181. _______________________________
  182.  
  183.  
  184. If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday.
  185.  
  186. «Pearl Buck»
  187.  
  188. ___________________________
  189.  
  190.  
  191.  
  192. History never looks like history when you are living through it.
  193.  
  194. «John W. Gardner»
  195.  
  196. _______________________________
  197.  
  198.  
  199.  
  200. History maketh a young man to be old, without either wrinkles or grey hairs; priviledging him with the experience of age, without either the infirmities or inconveniences thereof.
  201.  
  202. «Thomas Fuller»
  203.  
  204. _______________________________
  205.  
  206.  
  207.  
  208. Take from the altars of the past the fire - not the ashes.
  209.  
  210. «Jean Jaures»
  211.  
  212. _______________________________
  213.  
  214.  
  215.  
  216. It was that there are no simple lessons in history, that it is human nature that repeats itself, not history.
  217.  
  218. «John Toland»
  219.  
  220. _______________________________
  221.  
  222.  
  223.  
  224. Civilization is a stream with banks. The stream is sometimes filled with blood from people killing, stealing, shouting and doing the things historians usually record, while on the banks, unnoticed, people build homes, make love, raise children, sing songs, write poetry and even whittle statues. The story of civilization is the story of what happened on the banks. Historians are pessimists because they ignore the banks for the river.
  225.  
  226. «Will Durant»
  227.  
  228. _______________________________
  229.  
  230.  
  231.  
  232. Every true history must force us to remember that the past was once as real as the present and as uncertain as the future.
  233.  
  234. «George Macaulay Trevelyan»
  235.  
  236. «Clio, A Muse»
  237.  
  238. _______________________________
  239.  
  240.  
  241.  
  242. I'm tired of hearing it said that democracy doesn't work. Of course it doesn't work. We are supposed to work it.
  243.  
  244. «Alexander Woollcott»
  245.  
  246. _______________________________
  247.  
  248.  
  249.  
  250. People often say that, in a democracy, decisions are made by a majority of the people. Of course, that is not true. Decisions are made by a majority of those who make themselves heard and who vote - a very different thing.
  251.  
  252. «Walter H. Judd»
  253.  
  254. _______________________________
  255.  
  256.  
  257. The death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush. It will be a slow extinction from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment.
  258.  
  259. «Robert M. Hutchins»
  260.  
  261. «Great books, 1954»
  262.  
  263. _______________________________
  264.  
  265.  
  266.  
  267. For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition of slavery.
  268.  
  269. «Jonathan Swift»
  270.  
  271. «The Drapier's Letter»
  272.  
  273. _______________________________
  274.  
  275.  
  276.  
  277. Somebody recently figured out that we have 35 million laws to enforce the ten commandments.
  278.  
  279. «Bert Masterson/Earl Wilson»
  280.  
  281. _______________________________
  282.  
  283.  
  284.  
  285. Bad laws are the worst form of tyranny.
  286.  
  287. «Edmund Burke»
  288.  
  289. _______________________________
  290.  
  291.  
  292. As long as the world shall last there will be wrongs, and if no man objected and no man rebelled, those wrongs would last forever.
  293.  
  294. «Clarence Darrow»
  295.  
  296. _______________________________
  297.  
  298. If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.
  299.  
  300. «Bishop Desmond Tutu»
  301.  
  302. _______________________________
  303.  
  304.  
  305.  
  306. A bend in the road is not the end of the road... unless you fail to make the turn.
  307.  
  308. «Unknown»
  309.  
  310. _______________________________
  311.  
  312.  
  313.  
  314. Some luck lies in not getting what you thought you wanted but getting what you have, which once you have got it you may be smart enough to see is what you would have wanted had you known.
  315.  
  316. «Garrison Keillor»
  317.  
  318. _______________________________
  319.  
  320.  
  321.  
  322. If you don't like something change it; if you can't change it, change the way you think of it.
  323.  
  324. «Mary Engelbreit»
  325.  
  326. _______________________________
  327.  
  328.  
  329.  
  330. When written in Chinese the word "crisis" is composed of two characters - one represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
  331.  
  332. «John F. Kennedy»
  333.  
  334. «Address, April 12th 1959»
  335.  
  336. _______________________________
  337.  
  338.  
  339.  
  340. The difficulties of life are intended to make us better, not bitter.
  341.  
  342. «Unknown»
  343.  
  344. _______________________________
  345.  
  346.  
  347.  
  348. A problem is a chance for you to do your best.
  349.  
  350. «Duke Ellington»
  351.  
  352. _______________________________
  353.  
  354.  
  355.  
  356. Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes, and adversity is not without comforts and hopes.
  357.  
  358. «Francis Bacon»
  359.  
  360. _______________________________
  361.  
  362.  
  363.  
  364. It is better to drink of deep griefs than to taste shallow pleasures.
  365.  
  366. «William Hazlitt»
  367.  
  368. «Characteristics»
  369.  
  370. _______________________________
  371.  
  372.  
  373.  
  374. There is something beautiful about all scars of whatever nature. A scar means the hurt is over, the wound is closed and healed, done with.
  375.  
  376. «Harry Crews»
  377.  
  378. _______________________________
  379.  
  380.  
  381.  
  382. We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
  383.  
  384. «Winston Churchill»
  385.  
  386. _______________________________
  387.  
  388.  
  389.  
  390. Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.
  391.  
  392. «Bill Gates»
  393.  
  394. _______________________________
  395.  
  396.  
  397.  
  398. Nobody trips over mountains. It is the small pebble that causes you to stumble. Pass all the pebbles in your path and you will find you have crossed the mountain.
  399.  
  400. «Unknown»
  401.  
  402. _______________________________
  403.  
  404.  
  405.  
  406. Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.
  407.  
  408. «Josh Billings»
  409.  
  410. _______________________________
  411.  
  412.  
  413.  
  414. There is no telling how many miles you will have to run while chasing a dream.
  415.  
  416. «Unknown»
  417.  
  418. _______________________________
  419.  
  420.  
  421.  
  422. If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking.
  423.  
  424. «Buddhist Saying»
  425.  
  426. _______________________________
  427.  
  428.  
  429.  
  430. Courage is reckoned the greatest of all virtues; because, unless a man has that virtue, he has no security for preserving any other.
  431.  
  432. «Samuel Johnson»
  433.  
  434. _______________________________
  435.  
  436.  
  437.  
  438. Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.
  439.  
  440. «Ambrose Redmoon»
  441.  
  442. _______________________________
  443.  
  444.  
  445.  
  446. Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I'll try again tomorrow.
  447.  
  448. «Mary Anne Radmacher»
  449.  
  450. _______________________________
  451.  
  452.  
  453.  
  454. Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear. Except a creature be part coward it is not a compliment to say it is brave.
  455.  
  456. «Mark Twain»
  457.  
  458. «Pudd'nhead Wilson's Calender»
  459.  
  460. «1894»
  461.  
  462. _______________________________
  463.  
  464.  
  465.  
  466. Courage is being afraid but going on anyhow.
  467.  
  468. «Dan Rather»
  469.  
  470. _______________________________
  471.  
  472.  
  473.  
  474. Courage can't see around corners, but goes around them anyway.
  475.  
  476. «Mignon McLaughlin»
  477.  
  478. «The Neurotic's Notebook»
  479.  
  480. «1960»
  481.  
  482. _______________________________
  483.  
  484.  
  485.  
  486. Sometimes the biggest act of courage is a small one.
  487.  
  488. «Lauren Raffo»
  489.  
  490. _______________________________
  491.  
  492.  
  493.  
  494. Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
  495.  
  496. «C.S. Lewis»
  497.  
  498. _______________________________
  499.  
  500.  
  501.  
  502. The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle than the courage of a final moment; but it is no less a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy.
  503.  
  504. «John F. Kennedy»
  505.  
  506. _______________________________
  507.  
  508.  
  509.  
  510. For without belittling the courage with which men have died, we should not forget those acts of courage with which men have lived.
  511.  
  512. «John F. Kennedy»
  513.  
  514. _______________________________
  515.  
  516.  
  517.  
  518. Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.
  519.  
  520. «George Smith Patton»
  521.  
  522. _______________________________
  523.  
  524.  
  525.  
  526. Perfect courage means doing unwitnessed what we would be capable of with the world looking on.
  527.  
  528. «François, Duc de La Rochefoucauld»
  529.  
  530. «Maxims»
  531.  
  532. «1678»
  533.  
  534. _______________________________
  535.  
  536.  
  537.  
  538. Courage is never to let your actions be influenced by your fears.
  539.  
  540. «Arthur Koestler»
  541.  
  542. _______________________________
  543.  
  544.  
  545.  
  546. Having someone wonder where you are when you don't come home at night is a very old human need.
  547.  
  548. «Margaret Mead»
  549.  
  550. _______________________________
  551.  
  552.  
  553.  
  554. Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That's why it's a comfort to go hand in hand.
  555.  
  556. «Emily Kimbrough»
  557.  
  558. _______________________________
  559.  
  560.  
  561.  
  562. Oh the comfort - the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person - having neither to weigh thoughts nor to measure words, but pouring them all right out, just as they are, chaff and grain together; certain that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keep what is worth keeping, and then with the breath of kindness blow the rest away.
  563.  
  564. «Dinah Craik»
  565.  
  566. «A Life for a Life»
  567.  
  568. «1859»
  569.  
  570. _______________________________
  571.  
  572.  
  573.  
  574. I like her because she smiles at me and means it.
  575.  
  576. «Tas Soft Wind»
  577.  
  578. _______________________________
  579.  
  580.  
  581.  
  582. Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. "Pooh!" he whispered. "Yes, Piglet?" "Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's paw. "I just wanted to be sure of you."
  583.  
  584. «A. A. Milne»
  585.  
  586. _______________________________
  587.  
  588.  
  589.  
  590. Some people come into our lives
  591.  
  592. and leave footprints on our hearts
  593.  
  594. and we are never ever the same
  595.  
  596. «Flavia Weedn»
  597.  
  598. «Forever»
  599.  
  600. _______________________________
  601.  
  602.  
  603.  
  604. No road is long with good company.
  605.  
  606. «Turkish Proverb»
  607.  
  608. _______________________________
  609.  
  610.  
  611.  
  612. Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.
  613.  
  614. «Oprah Winfrey»
  615.  
  616. _______________________________
  617.  
  618.  
  619.  
  620. You cannot be lonely if you like the person you're alone with.
  621.  
  622. «Wayne W. Dyer»
  623.  
  624. _______________________________
  625.  
  626.  
  627.  
  628. How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
  629.  
  630. «From the movie Annie»
  631.  
  632. _______________________________
  633.  
  634.  
  635.  
  636. I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.
  637.  
  638. «John Locke»
  639.  
  640. _______________________________
  641.  
  642.  
  643.  
  644. Well done is better than well said.
  645.  
  646. «Benjamin Franklin»
  647.  
  648. _______________________________
  649.  
  650.  
  651.  
  652. Talk doesn't cook rice.
  653.  
  654. «Chinese Proverb»
  655.  
  656. _______________________________
  657.  
  658.  
  659.  
  660. All know the way; few actually walk it.
  661.  
  662. «Bodhidharma»
  663.  
  664. _______________________________
  665.  
  666.  
  667.  
  668. If your work speaks for itself, don't interrupt.
  669.  
  670. «Henry J. Kaiser»
  671.  
  672. _______________________________
  673.  
  674.  
  675.  
  676. The first step binds one to the second.
  677.  
  678. «French Proverb»
  679.  
  680. _______________________________
  681.  
  682.  
  683.  
  684. Despair is anger with no place to go.
  685.  
  686. «Mignon McLaughlin»
  687.  
  688. «The Neurotic's Notebook»
  689.  
  690. «1960»
  691.  
  692. _______________________________
  693.  
  694.  
  695.  
  696. Action is the antidote to despair.
  697.  
  698. «Joan Baez»
  699.  
  700. _______________________________
  701.  
  702.  
  703.  
  704. The vision must be followed by the venture. It is not enough to stare up the steps - we must step up the stairs.
  705.  
  706. «Vance Havner»
  707.  
  708. _______________________________
  709.  
  710.  
  711.  
  712. He who has made a thousand things and he who has made none, both feel the same desire: to make something.
  713.  
  714. «Antonio Porchia»
  715.  
  716. «Voces»
  717.  
  718. «1943»
  719.  
  720. «Translated from Spanish by W. S. Merwin»
  721.  
  722. _______________________________
  723.  
  724.  
  725.  
  726. He that waits upon fortune is never sure of a dinner.
  727.  
  728. «Benjamin Franklin»
  729.  
  730. _______________________________
  731.  
  732.  
  733.  
  734. Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.
  735.  
  736. «James Baldwin»
  737.  
  738. _______________________________
  739.  
  740.  
  741.  
  742. When deeds speak, words are nothing.
  743.  
  744. «African Proverb»
  745.  
  746. _______________________________
  747.  
  748.  
  749.  
  750. The best way out of a problem is through it.
  751.  
  752. «Unknown»
  753.  
  754. _______________________________
  755.  
  756.  
  757.  
  758. The purpose of life is a life of purpose.
  759.  
  760. «Robert Byrne»
  761.  
  762. _______________________________
  763.  
  764.  
  765.  
  766. I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.
  767.  
  768. «Elwyn Brooks White»
  769.  
  770. _______________________________
  771.  
  772.  
  773.  
  774. Life is a whim of several billion cells to be you for awhile.
  775.  
  776. «Unknown»
  777.  
  778. _______________________________
  779.  
  780.  
  781.  
  782. Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies.
  783.  
  784. «Erich Fromm»
  785.  
  786. _______________________________
  787.  
  788.  
  789.  
  790. My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can.
  791.  
  792. «Cary Grant»
  793.  
  794. _______________________________
  795.  
  796.  
  797.  
  798. Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told: "I am with you kid. Let's go."
  799.  
  800. «Maya Angelou»
  801.  
  802. _______________________________
  803.  
  804.  
  805.  
  806. Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.
  807.  
  808. «George Bernard Shaw»
  809.  
  810. «The Doctor's Dilemma»
  811.  
  812. «1906»
  813.  
  814. _______________________________
  815.  
  816.  
  817.  
  818. All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on.
  819.  
  820. «Havelock Ellis»
  821.  
  822. _______________________________
  823.  
  824.  
  825.  
  826. Literature is mostly about having sex and not much about having children; life is the other way around.
  827.  
  828. «David Lodge»
  829.  
  830. «The British Museum is falling down»
  831.  
  832. «1965»
  833.  
  834. _______________________________
  835.  
  836.  
  837.  
  838. We should give meaning to life, not wait for life to give us meaning.
  839.  
  840. «Stacy»
  841.  
  842. _______________________________
  843.  
  844.  
  845.  
  846. I do like a little bit of butter to my bread.
  847.  
  848. «A. A. Milne»
  849.  
  850. «When we were very young»
  851.  
  852. _______________________________
  853.  
  854.  
  855.  
  856. Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love and to work and to play and to look up at the stars.
  857.  
  858. «Henry Van Dyke»
  859.  
  860. _______________________________
  861.  
  862.  
  863.  
  864. What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.
  865.  
  866. «Crowfoot»
  867.  
  868. «Catch the Whisper of the Wind»
  869.  
  870. «1890»
  871.  
  872. _______________________________
  873.  
  874.  
  875.  
  876. It is not too much to dream of the day when it will be possible to broadcast not only the words of the singer or speaker. The time may come, and it may not be so very far distant, when listeners-in will not only hear, but see--when sitting by their own firesides.
  877.  
  878. And akin to this development, the time may come when the listener-in will be able to transmit as well as to receive--to listen and to reply.
  879.  
  880. «Rex F. Palmer»
  881.  
  882. «Broadcasting is a Social Force»
  883.  
  884. «1923»
  885.  
  886. _______________________________
  887.  
  888.  
  889.  
  890. A human being: an ingenious assembly of portable plumbing.
  891.  
  892. «Christopher Morley»
  893.  
  894. «Human Being»
  895.  
  896. _______________________________
  897.  
  898.  
  899.  
  900. The universe may have a purpose, but nothing we know suggests that, if so, this purpose has any similarity to ours.
  901.  
  902. «Bertrand Russel»
  903.  
  904. _______________________________
  905.  
  906.  
  907. The future is always beginning now.
  908.  
  909. «Mark Strand»
  910.  
  911. «Reasons for Moving»
  912.  
  913. _______________________________
  914.  
  915.  
  916.  
  917. The Constitution only guarantees the American people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.
  918.  
  919. «Benjamin Franklin»
  920.  
  921. _______________________________
  922.  
  923.  
  924.  
  925. Often people attempt to live their lives backwards; they try to have more things, or more money, in order to do more of what they want, so they will be happier. The way it actually works is the reverse. You must first be who you really are, then do what you need to do, in order to have what you want.
  926.  
  927. «Margaret Young»
  928.  
  929. _______________________________
  930.  
  931.  
  932.  
  933. Man must search for what is right, and let happiness come on its own.
  934.  
  935. «Johann Pestalozzi»
  936.  
  937. _______________________________
  938.  
  939.  
  940.  
  941. Happiness is the natural flower of duty.
  942.  
  943. «Phillips Brooks»
  944.  
  945. _______________________________
  946.  
  947.  
  948.  
  949. Clocks slay time... time is dead as long as it is being clicked off by little wheels; only when the clock stops does time come to life.
  950.  
  951. «William Faulkner»
  952.  
  953. _______________________________
  954.  
  955.  
  956.  
  957. Time is what prevents everything from happening at once.
  958.  
  959. «John Archibald Wheeler»
  960.  
  961. _______________________________
  962.  
  963.  
  964.  
  965. The inertia hardest to overcome is that of perfectly good seconds.
  966.  
  967. «Martin H. Fischer»
  968.  
  969. _______________________________
  970.  
  971.  
  972.  
  973. Time is the most undefinable yet paradoxical of things; the past is gone, the future is not come, and the present becomes the past even while we attempt to define it, and, like the flash of lightning, at once exists and expires.
  974.  
  975. «Charles Caleb Colton»
  976.  
  977. _______________________________
  978.  
  979.  
  980.  
  981. Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in.
  982.  
  983. «Henry David Thoreau»
  984.  
  985. _______________________________
  986.  
  987.  
  988.  
  989. Methinks I see the wanton hours flee, And as they pass, turn back and laugh at me.
  990.  
  991. «George Villiers»
  992.  
  993. _______________________________
  994.  
  995.  
  996.  
  997. Much may be done in those little shreds and patches of time which every day produces, and which most men throw away.
  998.  
  999. «Charles Caleb Colton»
  1000.  
  1001. _______________________________
  1002.  
  1003.  
  1004.  
  1005. Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow.
  1006.  
  1007. «Denis Waitely»
  1008.  
  1009. _______________________________
  1010.  
  1011.  
  1012.  
  1013. The present is a point just passed.
  1014.  
  1015. «David Russell»
  1016.  
  1017.  
  1018. _______________________________
  1019.  
  1020. And in today already walks tomorrow.
  1021.  
  1022. «Samuel Taylor Coleridge»
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