Every Man's Life Lies Within The Present; For The Past Is Spent And Done With, And The Future Is Uncertain.
Quotations By Famous People
Every man's life lies within the present; for the past is spent and done
with, and the future is uncertain.
Remember that man's life lies all within this present, as 't were but a hair's-breadth of time
as for the rest, the past is gone, the future yet unseen....
Remember that what pulls the strings is the force hidden withi
here lies the power to persuade, there the life,--there, if one must speak out, the real man....
Deem not life a thing of consequence. For look at the yawning void of the future, and at that other limitless space, the past.
-- Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (121-180 AD) -- Meditations, iv, 50...
The future is no more uncertain than the present.
Man spends his life in reasoning on the past, in complaining of the present, in fearing the future.
-- Antoine Rivarol...
The future lies ahead. The past lies, lies, lies...
That which makes the man no worse than he was makes his life no worse
it has no power to harm, without or within....
Trust no future, howe'er pleasant! Let the dead Past bury its dead!
Act, act in the living present! Heart within, and God o'erhead!...
Execute every act of thy life as though it were thy last. -- Marcus Aureliu