You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Fools stand on their island opportunities and look toward another land. There is no other land, there is no other life but this.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
The Present Quotes
Dreams are the touchstones of our character.
Do not trouble yourself much to get new things, whether clothes or friends... Sell your...
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish...
Be not simply good - be good for something.
Do not hire a man who does your work for money, but him who does...
It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
I put a piece of paper under my pillow, and when I could not sleep...
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up...
To him whose elastic and vigorous thought keeps pace with the sun, the day is...
The heart is forever inexperienced.
Thinking is only a process of talking to yourself.
Before printing was discovered, a century was equal to a thousand years.
What is human warfare but just this; an effort to make the laws of God...
The rich man is always sold to the institution which makes him rich. Absolutely speaking,...
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.
Experience is in the fingers and head. The heart is inexperienced.
The man who is dissatisfied with himself, what can he do?
Nature puts no question and answers none which we mortals ask. She has long ago...
What is the use of a house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to...