The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be. French translation— Marcel Pagnol
Contentment Past And Future quotations
Instead of past, present and future, I'd prefer chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry.
There comes a point in your life when you realize: Who matters, Who never did, Who won't anymore, And who always will. So, don't worry about people from your past, there's a reason why they didn't make it to your future.
Best there is... past, present and future! Ohhhhh yeahhhh!
Learn from yesterday, live for today.
You are always free to change your mind and choose a different future, or a different past. illusions of reality
Keep looking up! I learn from the past, dream about the future and look up.
There's nothing like a beautiful sunset to end a healthy day.
Everyone may not be good, but there's always something good in everyone.
Never judge anyone shortly because every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.
Let us remember the past with gratitude, live the present with enthusiasm, and look forward to the future with confidence.
We cannot change the past, but we can change our attitude toward it.
Uproot guilt and plant forgiveness. Tear out arrogance and seed humility. Exchange love for hate - thereby, making the present comfortable and the future promising.
A revolution is a struggle to the death between the future and the past.
A revolution is not a bed of roses. A revolution is a struggle to the death between the future and the past.
Give up identification with this mass of flesh as well as with what thinks it a mass. Both are intellectual imaginations. Recognise your true self as undifferentiated awareness, unaffected by time, past, present or future, and enter Peace.
See, when you drive home today, you've got a big windshield on the front of your car. And you've got a little bitty rearview mirror. And the reason the windshield is so large and the rearview mirror is so small is because what's happened in your past is not near as important as what's in your future.
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.
We have nothing to fear for the future, except as we shall forget the way the Lord has led us, and His teaching in our past history.
Let's say your past is your present and your present is your cash, So I look forward to the future.
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.
From your past emerges the present, and from the present is born your future.
Living in the moment, thinking about the future, and staying connected to the past: That's what makes me feel whole.
Love in the past is only a memory. Love in the future is only a fantasy. True love lives in the here and now.
I have no intention of retaliating or looking backwards.
We are going to forget the past and look forward to the future.
The smell of moist earth and lilacs hung in the air like wisps of the past and hints of the future.
The past is no more; the future not yet. Nothing exists except the here and now. Our grand business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at our hands.
Remember the past, plan for the future, but live for today, because yesterday is gone and tomorrow may never come.
Do not die in the history of your past hurts and past experiences, but live in the now and future of your destiny.
To regret the past, to hope in the future, and never to be satisfied with the present: that is what I spend my whole life doing
The only difference between the saint and the sinner is that every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.
The self (Soul) is the constant-witness consciousness.
Through all months, seasons and years, through all divisions of time, the past, present and future the consciousness remains one and self luminous. It neither rises nor sets. The ultimate self is free from sin, free from old age, free from death and grief, free from hunger and thirst, which desires nothing and imagines nothing.
The future comes slowly, the present flies and the past stands still forever.
A friend is someone who understands your past, believes in your future, and accepts you just the way you are. Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget. A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.
A revolution is not a bed of roses. A revolution is a struggle between the future and the past.
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.
Don't let the sadness from the past and fear of the future ruin the happiness of the present.
How strange and foolish is man. He looses his health in gaining wealth. Then to regain health he wastes his wealth. He ruins is present while worrying about his future - but weeps in the future by recalling his past. He lives as though death shall never come to him - but dies in a way as if he were never born.