Present Quotes

For the first time in the history of mankind, one generation literally has the power to destroy the past, the present and the future, the power to bring time to an end.

Hubert H. Humphrey

I present a reconciliation initiative... whose essence is our commitment to stop operations against all (European) countries if they promise not to be aggressive towards Muslims or interfere in their affairs.

Osama Bin Laden

When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer "Present" or "Not Guilty.

Theodore Roosevelt

No mind is much employed upon the present; recollection and anticipation fill up almost all our moments.

Samuel Johnson

Water is the only substance on earth that is naturally present in three different forms - as a liquid, a solid (ice) and as a gas (water vapor)

Antoine

Our repeated failure to fully act as we would wish must not discourage us. It is the sincere intention that is the essential thing, and this will in time release us from the bondage of habits which at present seem almost insurmountable.

Thomas Troward

Without expectations, theres no future, only an endless present.

Fran├žois Jacob

We can predict the present without having to know everything about the past.

John D. Barrrow

The most reliable way to anticipate the future is by understanding the present.

John Naisbitt

Do not discourage your children from hoarding, if they have a taste to it; whoever lays up his penny rather than part with it for a cake, at least is not the slave of gross appetite; and shows besides a preference always to be esteemed, of the future to the present moment.

Samuel Johnson

Up until now, we have done little but complain. Until now, we have stood by, watching native habitat disappear, and with it wildlife of all types. Instead of doing something, we have come to accept our present situation as inevitable and tolerable.

Anthony Vidler

A politics of vengeance is not politics. Revenge is a recklessness towards the future in a vain attempt to make the present abolish a suffering which is already past.

Sir Bernard Rowland Crick

The present system of taking oaths is horrible. It is awfully absurd to make a man invoke God's wrath upon himself, if he speaks false; it is, in my judgment, a sin to do so.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

In the course of her education she had gone through the history usually put into the hands of young people... now her ripened reason gave to her present study at least the advantage of novelty.

Charlotte Smith

The richest values of wilderness lie not in the days of Daniel Boone, nor even in the present, but rather in the future.

Aldo Leopold
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