Let us remember the past with gratitude, live the present with enthusiasm, and look forward to the future with confidence.— Pope John Paul II
Delighting Past Present And Future quotations
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
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.
Instead of past, present and future, I'd prefer chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry.
Best there is... past, present and future! Ohhhhh yeahhhh!
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.
Learn from yesterday, live for today.
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.
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.
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.
Let's say your past is your present and your present is your cash, So I look forward to the future.
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 future comes slowly, the present flies and the past stands still forever.
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.
It's being here now that's important.
There's no past and there's no future. Time is a very misleading thing. All there is ever, is the now. We can gain experience from the past, but we can't relive it; and we can hope for the future, but we don't know if there is one.
Live in the present and shape the future, do not be casting lingering looks to the distant past for the past has passed away, never again to return.
The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
Learn From Yesterday, Live for Today, hope for tomorrow.
The softer your heart is the less that your past is forming your present and your future. When there is openness and softness of heart, what forms the present and the future is not your past but the reality of your own being.
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.
We live in the present, we dream of the future and we learn eternal truths from the past.
Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.
We are all here for some special reason.
Stop being a prisoner of your past. Become the architect of your future.
Humans can't live in the present, like animals do.
Humans are always thinking about the future or the past. So it's a veil of tears, man. I don't know anything that's going to benefit me now, except love. I just need an overwhelming amount of love. And a nap. Mostly a nap.
One has to live in the present. Whatever is past is gone beyond recall; whatever is future remains beyond one's reach, until it becomes present. Remembering the past and giving thought to the future are important, but only to the extent that they help one deal with the present.
Who doesn’t respect and value his past, is not worth the honour of the present, and has no right to a future
Our past, our present, and whatever remains of our future, absolutely depend on what we do now.
Our past is not, as some fear, a series of events carved in stone that we must carry around for the rest of our lives... but a kaleidoscope of experiences that, when viewed through different lenses, can 'color' (change) how we see our present and future.
We do not grow absolutely, chronologically.
We grow sometimes in one dimension, and not in another, unevenly. We grow partially. We are relative. We are mature in one realm, childish in another. The past, present, and future mingle and pull us backward, forward, or fix us in the present. We are made of layers, cells, constellations.
We are a part of everything that is beneath us, above us, and around us.
Our past is our present, our present is our future, and our future is seven generations past and present.
An America that looks away is ignoring not just the sins of the past but the sins of the present and the certain sins of the future.
Every man's life lies within the present; for the past is spent and done with, and the future is uncertain.