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A man should never be ashamed to own he has been wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that he is wiser today than he was yesterday. --- Alexander Pope 1688

A single moment of understanding can flood a whole life with meaning. --- Anon xxxx

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning today is young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. --- Henry Ford 1863

Approach the moment with the idea that you're in the fight to the finish. --- Mataemon Iso

Carpe Diem. --- Horace 64BC

Did you ask any good questions today? --- Isador Isaac Rabi's Mother

Don't start living tomorrow tomorrow never arrives. Start working on your dreams and ambitions today. --- Anon xxxx

Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, old time is still a-flying: And this same flower that smiles today tomorrow will be a dying. --- Robert Herrick 1591

I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the community, and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can. I want to be throroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work, the more I live. Life is no 'brief candle' to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got hold of for a moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations. --- George Bernard Shaw 1856

I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday. --- Abraham Lincoln 1809

If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment. --- Marcus Aurelius 121

If you fell down yesterday, stand up today. --- H.G. Wells 1866

If you have made mistakes, even serious mistakes, there is always another chance for you. And supposing you have tried and failed again and again, you may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call 'failure' is not the falling down, but the staying down. --- Mary Pickford 1893

If you made mistakes.. there is always another chance for you… you may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call "failure" is not the falling down, but the staying down. --- Mary Pickford 1893

It's only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth

and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up

that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had. --- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross 1926

Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness; no laziness; no procrastination; never put off till to-morrow what you can do to-day. --- Lord Chesterfield

Life moves on, whether we act as cowards or heroes. Life has no other discipline to impose, if we would be realize it, than to accept life unquestioningly. Everything we shut our eyes to, everything we run away from, everything we deny, denigrate or despise, serves to defeat us in the end. What seems nasty, painful, evil, can become a source of beauty, joy, and strength, if faced with an open mind. Every moment is a golden one for him who has the vision to recognize it as such. --- Henry Miller

Look to this day! For it is life, the very life of life. For yesterday is but a dream And tomorrow is only a vision But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness And tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day! Such is the salutation of the dawn. --- Kalidasa

Look to this day… In it lies all the realities and verities of existence, the bliss of growth, the splendor of action, the glory of power. For yesterday is but a dream and tomorrow is only a vision. But today, well-lived, makes every yesteday a dream of happiness and every tomorrow a vision of hope. --- Sanskrit Proverb

Man is free at the moment he wishes to be. --- Voltaire 1694

Many a businessman feels himself prisoner of the commodities he sells; he has a feeling of fraudulency about his product and a secret contempt for it. Most important of all, he hates himself, because he sees his life passing him by without making any sense beyond the momentary intoxication of success. --- Erich Fromm

Never for a moment do we lay aside our mistrust of the ideals established by society, and of the convitions which are kept by it in circulation. We always know that society is full of folly and will deceive us in the matter of humanity. It is an unreliable horse, and blind into the bargain. Woe to the driver if he falls asleep. --- Albert Schweitzer 1875

Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present. --- Marcus Aurelius 121

One today is worth two tomorrows; never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today. --- Benjamin Franklin 1706

Our today and yesterday are the blocks with which we build. --- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 1807

People touch our lives, if only for a moment; And yet we're not the same, from that moment on. The time is not important: the moment is forever. --- Fern Bork

The bud of a rose is just as beautiful as the full bloom. Appreciate what you have at the moment. --- Anon xxxx

The moment the slaves resolves that he will no longer be a slave, his fetters fall. He frees himself and shows the way to others. Freedom and slavery are mental states. --- Mahatma Gandhi 1869

There is nothing left to you at this moment but to have a good laugh. --- Zen Master

To be a warrior is to learn to be genuine in every moment of your life. --- Chogyam Trungpa

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