My friend, the sufi is the friend of the present moment. To say tomorrow is not our way.
You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Beware of missing chances; otherwise it may be altogether too late some day.
It is my intention to present - through the medium of photography - intuitive observations of the natural world which may have meaning to the spectators.
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
Our moments of inspiration are not lost though we have no particular poem to show for them; for those experiences have left an indelible impression, and we are ever and anon reminded of them.
We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream; it may be so the moment after death.
Insist on yourself; never imitate.? Your own gift you can present every moment with the cumulative force of a whole life's cultivation; but of the adopted talent of another you have only an extemporaneous half possession.? That which each can do best, none but his Maker can teach him.
Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all.
In history as in human life, regret does not bring back a lost moment and a thousand years will not recover something lost in a single hour.
As in geology, so in social institutions, we may discover the causes of all past changes in the present invariable order of society.
Life is all memory except for the one present moment that goes by you so quick you hardly catch it going.
Life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by you so quickly you hardly catch it going.
Fear may very well be a caveman fear of the predator, of the giant lizard chasing them - maybe that's what Steven Spielberg connects with so well in Lost World.
Your home is regarded as a model home, your life as a model life. But all this splendor, and you along with it... it's just as though it were built upon a shifting quagmire. A moment may come, a word can be spoken, and both you and all this splendor will collapse.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
A generous prayer is never presented in vain; the petition may be refused, but the petitioner is always, I believe, rewarded by some gracious visitation.
Self-conceit may lead to self destruction.
Whoever neglects the arts when he is young has lost the past and is dead to the future.
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.
We don't want tradition. We want to live in the present and the only history that is worth a tinker's dam is the history we make today.
The Communists at that moment were very strong in Italy, and the Italian Communist Party was the biggest Communist Party outside the Soviet Union.
You do the best job you can. You take it step by step. It's hard enough to make a movie. If it works, that's great. If it means something beyond the moment to somebody, they can take it and it lasts through the years, we'll see.