quote by S. N. Goenka

The mind spends most of the time lost in fantasies and illusions, reliving pleasant or unpleasant experiences and anticipating the future with eagerness or fear. While lost in such cravings or aversions, we are unaware of what is happening now, what we are doing now.

— S. N. Goenka

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People don't realize that now is all there ever is; There is no past or future except as memory or anticipation in your mind.

The reason why many fail in battle is because they wait until the hour of battle. The reason why others succeed is because they have gained their victory on their knees long before the battle came. Anticipate your battles; fight them on your knees before temptation comes, and you will always have victory.

Having a dream is what keeps you alive. Overcoming the challenges makes life worth living.

If there’s something you want to do, then that means you have a goal.

But that goal may change as you live. You never know when your interests may change direction, so always anticipate it, day by day.

From my earliest youth, I have known that while one is obliged to plan with care the stages of one's journey, one is entitled to dream, and keep dreaming, of its destination.


Do not encumber your mind with useless thoughts.

What good does it do to brood on the past or anticipate the future? Remain in the simplicity of the present moment.

There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly. . . Live each moment completely and the future will take care of itself. Fully enjoy the wonder and beauty of each moment.

Christ never was in a hurry. There was no rushing forward, no anticipating, no fretting over what might be. Each day's duties were done as each day brought them, and the rest was left with God.

It is a foolish woman who expects her husband to be to her that which only Jesus Christ Himself can be: always ready to forgive, totally understanding, unendingly patient, invariably tender and loving, unfailing in every area, anticipating every need, and making more than adequate provision. Such expectations put a man under an impossible strain


Drama is life with the dull bits left out.

There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it. I believe in putting the horror in the minds of the audience, and not necessarily on the screen. The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.

Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.

I would anticipate that the Electoral College will be held on the 13th of December, and our 20 electorate votes will go to the certified winner.

I would anticipate that the Electoral College will be held on the 13th of December, and our 20 electorate votes will go to the certified winner.

Live for today, but hold your hands open to tomorrow.

Anticipate the future and its changes with joy. There is a seed of God's love in every event, every unpleasant situation in which you may find yourself.


Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.

Anticipate charity by preventing poverty.

We can't anticipate and provide for life's trials, but the Lord can and does.

The Lord wants us to thirst not after a quick fix to our problems but after the life-altering refreshment of His provision.

When you know clearly what you want, you'll wake up every morning excited about life.

Victory smiles upon those who anticipate the change in the character of war, not upon those who wait to adapt themselves after the changes occur.


The writer is the visionary of his people... He anticipates, he warns.

I like to compare the holiday season with the way a child listens to a favorite story. The pleasure is in the familiar way the story begins, the anticipation of familiar turns it takes, the familiar moments of suspense, and the familiar climax and ending.

Engage people with what they expect; it is what they are able to discern and confirms their projections. It settles them into predictable patterns of response, occupying their minds while you wait for the extraordinary moment - that which they cannot anticipate.

This is why being a helicopter pilot is so different from being an airplane pilot, and why in generality, airplane pilots are open, clear-eyed, buoyant extroverts, and helicopter pilots are brooding introspective anticipators of trouble. They know if something bad has not happened it is about to.

I Became a free woman when I decided to stop dreaming, freedom that is waiting for nothing .. and anticipation is a state of slavery


To anticipate the market is to gamble.

To be patient and react only when the market gives the signal is to speculate.

If you want God to hear your prayers, hear the voice of the poor.

If you wish God to anticipate your wants, provide those of the needy without waiting for them to ask you. Especially anticipate the needs of those who are ashamed to beg. To make them ask for alms is to make them buy it.

Be present. I would encourage you with all my heart just to be present. Be present and open to the moment that is unfolding before you. Because, ultimately, your life is made up of moments. So don't miss them by being lost in the past or anticipating the future.

Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.

I now announce myself as candidate for the Presidency.

I anticipate criticism; but however unfavorable I trust that my sincerity will not be called into question.


The reason why most people face the future with apprehension instead of anticipation is because they don't have it well designed!

Before, I always lived in anticipation .

. . that it was all a preparation for something else, something "greater," more "genuine." But that feeling has dropped away from me completely. I live here and now, this minute, this day, to the full, and the life is worth living.

The trick is to never lose hope!

If you have a goal in life that takes a lot of energy, that requires a lot of work, that incurs a great deal of interest and that is a challenge to you, you will always look forward to waking up to see what the new day brings.

You can only come to the morning through the shadows.

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