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He to whom the present is the only thing that is present, knows nothing of the age in which he lives.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Irish poet and dramatist.

Seize the day.

Horace (BC 65-8) Latin lyric poet.

Believe that each day that shines on you is your last.

Horace (BC 65-8) Latin lyric poet.

Trust no future, however pleasant! Let the dead past bury its dead! Act -- act in the living Present! Heart within and God overhead.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) U.S. poet.

We shall be better prepared for the future if we see how terrible, how doomed the present is.

Iris Murdoch (1919-1999) British novelist and philosopher.


Today must not borrow from tomorrow.

German proverb

The obscurest epoch is to-day.

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1895) Scottish essayist, poet and novelist.

Anyone can carry his burden, however hard, until nightfall. Anyone can do his work, however hard, for one day. Anyone can live sweetly, patiently, lovingly, purely, until the sun goes down. And this is all that life really means.

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1895) Scottish essayist, poet and novelist.

We usually lose today, because there has been a yesterday, and tomorrow is coming.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832) German poet, novelist and dramatist.

There is only one time that is important -- NOW! It is the most important time because it is the only time hat we have any power.

Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) Russian writer.