quote by Kim Lyons

Yesterday is a cancelled check; Tomorrow is a promissory note; Today is the only cash you have, so spend it wisely.

— Kim Lyons

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Promissory quote Yesterday is a cancelled check. Today is cash on the line. Tomorrow is a promiss

Yesterday is a cancelled check. Today is cash on the line. Tomorrow is a promissory note.

Hope requires a very careful symbolization.

It must not be expressed too fully in the present tense because hope one can touch and handle is not likely to retain its promissory call to a new future. Hope expressed only in the present tense will no doubt be coopted by the managers of this age

God does not give us ready money. He issues promissory notes, and then pays them at the throne. Each one of us has a check-book.

Promissory quote Yesterday is cancelled check. Today is cash on the line. Tomorrow is a promissor

Yesterday is cancelled check. Today is cash on the line. Tomorrow is a promissory note.

Summer is a promissory note signed in June, its long days spent and gone before you know it, and due to be repaid next January.

Comely was the town by the curving river that they dismantled in a year's time.

Beautiful was Colleton in her last spring as she flung azaleas like a girl throwing rice at a desperate wedding. In dazzling profusion, Colleton ripened in a gauze of sweet gardens and the town ached beneath a canopy of promissory fragrance.

When the architects of our republic wrote the magnificent words of the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, they were signing a promissory note to which every American was to fall heir.

It is obvious today that America has defaulted on this promissory note insofar as her citizens of color are concerned. Instead of honoring this sacred obligation, America has given the Negro people a bad check, a check which has come back marked 'insufficient funds.'

Yesterday is a canceled check; tomorrow is a promissory note; today is the only cash you have; so spend it wisely.

A U.S. dollar is an IOU from the Federal Reserve Bank. It's a promissory note that doesn't actually promise anything. It's not backed by gold or silver.

In love and friendship, small, steady payments on a gold basis are better than immense promissory notes.

Yesterday is a canceled check: Forget it.

Tomorrow is a promissory note: Don't count on it. Today is ready cash: Use it!

Yesterday is a cancelled check. Today is cash on the line. Tomorrow is a promissory note.

Love is not a promissory note.

To use a telling phrase of the Reverend Martin Luther King, we can say that we have defaulted on a promissory note and now is the time to honor it.

There is only one institution that can arrogate to itself the power legally to trade by means of rubber checks: the government. And it is the only institution that can mortgage your future without your knowledge or consent: government securities (and paper money) are promissory notes on future tax receipts, i.e., on your future production.

The man who is wantonly profuse of his promises ought to sink his credit as much as a tradesman would by uttering a great number of promissory notes payable at a distant day. The truest conclusion in both cases is, that neither intend or will be able to pay. And as the latter most probably intends to cheat you of your money, so the former at least designs to cheat you of your thanks.

When one forgets the distinction between method and truth, one becomes foolishly prone to respond to any question that cannot be answered from the vantage of one's particular methodological perch by dismissing it as nonsensical, or by issuing a promissory note guaranteeing a solution to the problem at some juncture in the remote future, or by simply distorting the question into one that looks like the kind one really can answer after all.

The culture industry perpetually cheats its consumers of what it perpetually promises. The promissory note which, with its plots and staging, it draws on pleasure is endlessly prolonged; the promise, which is actually all the spectacle consists of, is illusory: all it actually confirms is that the real point will never be reached, that the diner must be satisfied with the menu.

Gaiety alone, as it were, is the hard cash of happiness; everything else is just a promissory note.

I maintain that the human mystery is incredibly demeaned by scientific reductionism, with its claim in promissory materialism to account eventually for all of the spiritual world in terms of patterns of neuronal activity. This belief must be classed as a superstition. ... We have to recognize that we are spiritual beings with souls existing in a spiritual world as well as material beings with bodies and brains existing in a material world.

I can't pass a bookstore without slipping inside, looking for the next book that will burn my hand when I touch its jacket, or hand me over a promissory note of such immense power that it contains the formula that will change everything about me.

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