The man hunched over his motorcycle can focus only on the present... he is caught in a fragment of time cut off from both the past and the future... he has no fear, because the source of fear is in the future, and a person freed of the future has nothing to fear.— Milan Kundera
Emotional Focus On The Future quotations
You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.
All of us share this world for but a brief moment in time.
The question is whether we spend that time focused on what pushes us apart, or whether we commit ourselves to an effort -- a sustained effort -- to find common ground, to focus on the future we seek for our children, and to respect the dignity of all human beings.
When you believe, the impossible becomes possible.
What you believe will become what is true. Your optimism today will determine your level of success tomorrow. Don’t look at your challenges; look up and look out into the future. Don’t focus on your circumstances. Focus on the right beliefs that will help you build your success.
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
Leave aside your regrets of the past and anxieties of the future And focus intelligently on the present. This is the best way of ensuring a positive future.
Even the mistakes, even everything bad that happened, I wouldn’t change because then I wouldn’t be the person that I am today. The past is the past. I just want to focus on the future, and getting better, not making the same mistakes and just becoming a better person, a better artist. Just a better everything.
My capital budget maintains my commitment to the education of children, health of the Chesapeake Bay, and safety of all Maryland citizens. We will continue to focus on the five pillars of my Administration as we build today and look forward to the projects of the future.
Everything that you are going through is preparing you for what you asked for.
If you want to be happy, do not dwell in the past, do not worry about the future, focus on living fully in the present.
You are a success when you have made friends with your past, are focused on the present, and are optimistic about your future
I'm not terribly focused on whether I even could ever become the Leader of the Liberal Party or the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party in the future.
Do not set aside your happiness. Do not wait to be happy in the future. The best time to be happy is always now.
The more you are focused on time-past and future-the more you miss the Now, the most precious thing there is.
When you look to the past, don't sit and dwell on your regrets.
Instead, focus on the things you learned from each experience and how they may enrich your future. Use the past not as something to hold you back, but as a method for reaffirming the drive to move forward on your chosen path.
The leader for today and the future will be focused on how to be - how to develop quality, character, mind-set, values, principles, and courage.
Remember how far you've come, not just how far you have to go. You are not where you want to be, but neither are you where you used to be.
No matter how difficult your situation is, you can get through it if you don't look too far into the future, and focus on the present moment. You can get through anything one day at a time.
And that's what everyone at Apple is focused on - pushing forward and creating the future.
Fear keeps us focused on the past or worried about the future.
If we can acknowledge our fear, we can realize that right now we are okay. Right now, today, we are still alive, and our bodies are working marvelously. Our eyes can still see the beautiful sky. Our ears can still hear the voices of our loved ones.
When thinking about life, remember this: no amount of guilt can change the past, and no amount of anxiety can change the future.
My entire life has been an attempt to get back to the kind of feelings you have on a field. The sense of brotherhood, the esprit de corps, the focus - there being no past or future, just the ball. As trite as it sounds, I was happiest playing ball.
Every second you dwell on the past you steal from your future.
Every minute you spend focusing on your problems you take away from finding your solutions.
The leader beyond the millennium will not be the leader who has learned the lessons of how to do it, with ledgers of 'hows' balanced with 'its' that dissolve in the crashing changes ahead. The leader for today and the future will be focused on how to be - how to develop quality, character mind-set, values, principles, and courage.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
Focus on the future for 50%, on the present for 40%, and on the past for 10%
As Indians, we must of course learn from the past;
but we must remain focused on the future. In my view, education is the true alchemy that can bring India its next golden age.
There is a huge need and a huge opportunity to get everyone in the world connected, to give everyone a voice and to help transform society for the future. The scale of the technology and infrastructure that must be built is unprecedented, and we believe this is the most important problem we can focus on.
It's not the future that you're afraid of. It's repeating the past that makes you anxious.
At Epcot Center the Disney corporation has focused its attention on two things greatly in need of Disneyfication: the tedious future and the annoying whole wide world.
We are focused on features, not products.
We eliminated future products that would have made the complexity problem worse. We don't want to have 20 different products that work in 20 different ways. I was getting lost at our site keeping track of everything. I would rather have a smaller set of products that have a shared set of features.
I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That's were the fun is.
Every minute spent worrying about "The way thing were" is a moment stolen from creating the way things can be.
Treatments and therapies have never been better in the face of this disease.
You have every reason to be optimistic, determined, and focused on the future. My only other advice is to cherish every moment with those you love at every stage of your journey, as I have done this summer.
Don't look too far in the future, don't worry about how you're going to have enough time or enough money or enough smarts; the "how?" is up to God. Just put your whole focus on this moment, doing this baby step at this moment; and then once you finish that one, God and the angels will give you the next assignment and so on and so forth.
A great deal of what people say, think, or do is actually motivate by fear, which of course is always linked with having your focus on the future and being out of touch with the Now. As there are no problems in the Now, there is no fear either.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
We want the world to focus on children whose lives have been devastated by AIDS.
The millions of children who are missing their parents; their childhood, their future but most importantly, they are missing YOU. Everyone can make a real difference. Your voice is needed in a global movement that can change their world.
To me, living in the present means being aware of your conscious choice to focus on the past, present or future - it is not necessarily having to focus on the present.
Normally players from the hostels don't give much importance to their fitness, but my case was different thanks to my coach. He helped me focus a lot on my batting and bowling which worked out really well for me in the future.
If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present.
Anxiety uses imagination to picture something you don't want.
Vision uses imagination to picture something you DO want. Either way, you tend to get what you focus on. Imagine a future where you shine, others thrive, and the light of hope shines brighter in the world. If you can see it, you can be it.
Now, and in the future, my focus is entirely on pets and children.
Im not a person who can turn a blind eye to injustice against them.
Your current thoughts are creating your future life.
What you think about the most or focus on the most will appear as your life
My policy is to learn from the past, focus on the present, and dream about the future. I'm a firm believer in learning from adversity. Often the worst of times can turn to your advantage - my life is a study of that.
I am a person who continually destroys the possibilities of a future because of the numbers of alternative viewpoints I can focus on the present.