Present Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Present

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When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


It is not advantageous for Russia in its present state to fight against Chechnya. The army is a mess. It must be made combat ready. That will take time. Russia has a lot of economic, social and political problems much more important than Chechnya.
~By Aslan Maskhadov ~


But the universe, as a collection of finite things, presents itself as a kind of island situated in a pure vacuity to which time, regarded as a series of mutually exclusive moments, is nothing and does nothing.
~By Muhammed Iqbal ~


The character of instrumental music... lets the emotions radiate and shine in their own character without presuming to display them as real or imaginary representations.
~By Franz Liszt ~


I used to be a fan of proportional representation, but I am not at all now I have seen it in action.
~By Helen Suzman ~


Command that your marshal be careful to be present over the household, and especially in the hall, to keep the household, within doors and without, respectable, without dispute or noise, or bad words.
~By Robert Grosseteste ~


And in that I cannot send unto you all my businesses in writing, I despatch these present bearers fully informed in all things, to whom it may please you to give faith and credence in what they shall say unto you by word of mouth.
~By Owen Glendower ~


Of present fame think little, and of future less; the praises that we receive after we are buried, like the flowers that are strewed over our grave, may be gratifying to the living, but they are nothing to the dead.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


We Finns represent a very transparent and open-minded way of reaching political decisions.
~By Harri Holkeri ~


Alienation as our present destiny is achieved only by outrageous violence perpetrated by human beings on human beings.
~By R. D. Laing ~


But an innovation, to grow organically from within, has to be based on an intact tradition, so our idea is to bring together musicians who represent all these traditions, in workshops, festivals, and concerts, to see how we can connect with each other in music.
~By Yo-Yo Ma ~


Physiology is concerned with all those phenomena of life that present them selves to us in sense perception as bodily processes, and accordingly form part of that total environment which we name the external world.
~By Wilhelm Wundt ~


Television is so influential that when an audience sees you day-in and day-out there's a certain acceptance that sets in; you're no longer a threatening personality. They become more willing to accept whatever you present.
~By Doc Severinsen ~


It would be a foolish high representative who worked that way.
~By Paddy Ashdown ~


I would rather have one article a day of this sort; and these ten or twenty lines might readily represent a whole day's hard work in the way of concentrated, intense thinking and revision, polish of style, weighing of words.
~By Joseph Pulitzer ~


Owing to the fact that leaders in the women's groups made a point of serving on the jury here whenever they were called, we have always had an unusually high type of women represented on the jury.
~By Florence E. Allen ~


The Election Assistance Commission represents a major, unprecedented commitment from the federal government to sustained freedom and vibrant democracy. I am humbled by the prospect of being one its charter members.
~By DeForest Soaries ~


Time travel may be achieved one day, or it may not. But if it is, it should not require any fundamental change in world-view, at least for those who broadly share the world view I am presenting in this book.
~By David Deutsch ~


It is pretty clear that they are ineffective in stopping the course of thought at present, but they have not always been so in the past and we cannot be sure that they will not be so in the future.
~By John Desmond Bernal ~


America is not just a democracy, it represents a certain culture of competitive mobility and personality aspirations, politics is not merely a clash of interests, but a clash of dreams.
~By David Brooks ~


The time of illusion, then, is the beautiful moment of passion; it represents the artistic zone in which the poet or romance writer ought to be free to do the very best that he can.
~By Lafcadio Hearn ~


We all lie to each other, present some sort of front.
~By Mary Wesley ~


In the absence of any short term in common use to represent all desirable things, or things that satisfy human wants, we may use the term Goods for that purpose.
~By Alfred Marshall ~


Old things are always in good repute, present things in disfavor.
~By Tacitus ~


When a finished work of 20th century sculpture is placed in an 18th century garden, it is absorbed by the ideal representation of the past, thus reinforcing political and social values that are no longer with us.
~By Robert Smithson ~


Adolescence represents an inner emotional upheaval, a struggle between the eternal human wish to cling to the past and the equally powerful wish to get on with the future.
~By Louise J. Kaplan ~


Out of the past come the standards for judging the present; standards in turn to be shaped by the practice of present-day dramatists into broader standards for the next generation.
~By George P. Baker ~


Therefore, I think that in the celebration of the 50 years of the present reign, there must be research on the changes that the country has undergone, and in the future, it could be used as a lesson for our future actions.
~By Bhumibol Adulyadej ~


A society that does not correctly interpret and appreciate its past cannot understand its present fortunes and adversities and can be caught unawares in a fast changing world.
~By Ibrahim Babangida ~


Prostitution presents a moral, economic and social problem that cannot be resolved juridically.
~By Frederica Montseny ~


Existence is no more than the precarious attainment of relevance in an intensely mobile flux of past, present, and future.
~By Susan Sontag ~


God reigns when we take a liberal view, when a liberal view is presented to us.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


She saw the myriad gods, and beyond God his own ineffable eternity; she saw that there were ranges of life beyond our present life, ranges of mind beyond our present mind and above these she saw the splendors of the spirit.
~By Sri Aurobindo ~


In democracy everyone has the right to be represented, even the jerks.
~By Chris Patten ~


To note an artist's limitations is but to define his talent. A reporter can write equally well about everything that is presented to his view, but a creative writer can do his best only with what lies within the range and character of his deepest sympathies.
~By Willa Cather ~


Iranians defend and present their Islamic and Iranian identity to other people worldwide.
~By Mahmoud Ahmadinejad ~


In societies where modern conditions of production prevail, all of life presents itself as an immense accumulation of spectacles. Everything that was directly lived has moved away into a representation.
~By Guy Debord ~


If the Negroes are to remain forever removed from the producing atmosphere, and the present discrimination continues, there will be nothing left for them to do.
~By Carter G. Woodson ~


As I assume my responsibilities as your representative, I wish to assure you of my loyalty and devotions, as well of my determination to serve you and the people of Canada to the utmost of my abilities.
~By Romeo LeBlanc ~


I don't know how to ground myself without the other actor present.
~By Garry Shandling ~


There is a vast difference - a constitutional difference-between restrictions imposed by the state which prohibit the intellectual commingling of students, and the refusal of individuals to commingle where the state presents no such bar.
~By Frederick M. Vinson ~


If you put a ten dollar bill under the rug instead of spending it, that is capital formation. It represents ten dollars' worth of something that might have been immediately consumed, but wasn't.
~By Garet Garrett ~


I think the dot-com boom and bust represented the end of the beginning. The industry is more mature today.
~By Carly Fiorina ~


My progress was rendered delightful by the sylvan elegance of the groves, chearful meadows, and high distant forests, which in grand order presented themselves to view.
~By William Bartram ~


As in geology, so in social institutions, we may discover the causes of all past changes in the present invariable order of society.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


Only nine States have been represented since my arrival 'till within three days. There are now Eleven States barely represented. This tardiness in the States or their Delegates, besides retarding the most important Business makes it exceeding fatiguing to those that do attend.
~By William Whipple ~


I'm not going to name some of my colleagues who are very well-known for their television presentation, but they wouldn't know new information or how to report a story if it came up and bit them.
~By Bob Woodward ~


Being 'at the mercy of legislative majorities' is merely another way of describing the basic American plan: representative democracy.
~By Robert Bork ~


"Empathy" is the latest code word for liberal activism, for treating the Constitution as malleable clay to be kneaded and molded in whatever form justices want. It represents an expansive view of the judiciary in which courts create policy that couldn't pass the legislative branch or, if it did, would generate voter backlash.
~By Karl Rove ~


After one hundred years of federal rule, the United States House of Representatives has moved to provide for the first meaningful route to self-determination for the Puerto Rican people under our federal system.
~By Dick Thornburgh ~


It's the duty of a lawyer to represent anyone for whom a responsible argument could be made.
~By Lloyd Norton Cutler ~


We are a people in a quandary about the present. We are a people in search of our future. We are a people in search of a national community.
~By Barbara Jordan ~


Whoever claims that economic competition represents 'survival of the fittest' in the sense of the law of the jungle, provides the clearest possible evidence of his lack of knowledge of economics.
~By George Reisman ~


Drafting a constitution is only the first step. The constitution has to be granted legitimacy by open discussion and a fair, representative referendum.
~By Emma Bonino ~


I believe that present day civilized man suffers from insufficient discharge of his aggressive drive.
~By Konrad Lorenz ~


The universe is built on a plan the profound symmetry of which is somehow present in the inner structure of our intellect.
~By Paul Valery ~


There is no question that al-Qaida operatives are currently active in Iraq. A premature exit before the threat they represent has been dealt with would endanger America and the prospects of eventual peace in the Middle East.
~By Robert Foster Bennett ~


And I am saying, how about the other two branches? And putting the pressure on our representatives in the Senate and the Congress, and the court system. They should be counter-acting this corruption, but they are sitting there silent.
~By Sibel Edmonds ~


But it's been a great, humbling - and I've been very honored to have the opportunity to serve and to lead and to be the representative of our soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines who are in Washington. And it's been the greatest honor of my life.
~By Hugh Shelton ~


The images attempt to capture scientific thought. They represent the physical manifestation of the thought process. Everything in the laboratory is a product of a stream of conscious or unconscious thought.
~By Peter Fraser ~


We do not use managers, we are the representatives of our athletes, and that is why I am deeply involved in athletics, I follow our athletes careers from start to finish, 100% all the way.
~By Alberto Juantorena ~


Rodgers and Hammerstein didn't mean anything to me. I just wanted to have a hit, I just wanted to be like those people on the radio. It was all of a case of the present tense with no projecting into the future, particularly.
~By Art Garfunkel ~


Because the competitive landscape of the web is such that the site which looks and works best gets the most traffic, developers and designers put a premium on the presentation of that content and let structural markup take a back seat.
~By Mike Davidson ~


Not every religion has to have St. Augustine's attitude to sex. Why even in our culture marriages are celebrated in a church, everyone present knows what is going to happen that night, but that doesn't prevent it being a religious ceremony.
~By Ludwig Wittgenstein ~


Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future.
~By Audrey Hepburn ~


Every time you tear a leaf off a calendar, you present a new place for new ideas and progress.
~By Charles Kettering ~


The electroencephalogram represents a continuous curve with continuous oscillations in which... one can distinguish larger first order waves with an average duration of 90 milliseconds and smaller second order waves of an average duration of 35 milliseconds.
~By Hans Berger ~


I also meet with city officials, representatives from governors' offices, really anyone in that sort of position who has shown an interest in youth fitness, to let them know why this sort of program is so important. I give the same message when I speak at conferences.
~By Rafer Johnson ~


It is a struggle; for though the black man fights passively, he nevertheless fights; and his passive resistance is more effective at present than active resistance could possibly be. He bears the fury of the storm as does the willow tree.
~By James Weldon Johnson ~


Our purpose is to be up here to resolve these issues. Our purpose is to be up here and represent the people.
~By Allen West ~


All God's children are not beautiful. Most of God's children are, in fact, barely presentable.
~By Fran Lebowitz ~


Right-wing media and politicians are looking for any opportunity to be critical of the reporters who are here. Some reporters make judgments, but that is not my style. I present both sides and report what I see with my own eyes.
~By Peter Arnett ~


Usually a life turned into a poem is misrepresented.
~By Mark Strand ~


No one will expect the British Government or the Government of India to give way to threats of violence, disorder and chaos; and, indeed, representatives of large sections of Indian opinion have expressly warned us that we must not do so.
~By Stafford Cripps ~


The Photograph is concerned with the power that the past has to interfere with the present: the time bomb in the cupboard.
~By Penelope Lively ~


I was amazed and upset by the looks I got just walking around the studio... It illuminates the ugliness and the beauty that exists within each of us, and that's what this story represents to me.
~By Gerard Butler ~


Modernity exists in the form of a desire to wipe out whatever came earlier, in the hope of reaching at least a point that could be called a true present, a point of origin that marks a new departure.
~By Paul de Man ~


I think it is very difficult today to have a reasoned public discourse on any controversial subject. Certainly, election years present a complicating factor.
~By John Poindexter ~


Mothers don't let your daughters grow up to be models unless you're present.
~By Janice Dickinson ~


I believe that my choosing my present course I do no dishonor to them, or to those who may come after me.
~By Pete Seeger ~


To eat steak rare... represents both a nature and a morality.
~By Roland Barthes ~


The law of humanity ought to be composed of the past, the present, and the future, that we bear within us; whoever possesses but one of these terms, has but a fragment of the law of the moral world.
~By Edgar Quinet ~


We later moved to Rome, where I am presently living.
~By Grazia Deledda ~


I was born old and get younger every day. At present I am sixty years young.
~By Herbert Beerbohm Tree ~


As however the ancients say that in case of necessity any Christian lay person can administer the sacrament of Baptism, so Luther says the same thing about absolution in case of necessity, where no priest is present.
~By Martin Chemnitz ~


I have always believed that astrophysics should be the extrapolation of laboratory physics, that we must begin from the present universe and work our way backward to progressively more remote and uncertain epochs.
~By Hannes Alfven ~


So I work hard to present the human side of my characters while not neglecting the plot.
~By Jeffery Deaver ~


Equally, we require a collective past - hence the endless reinterpretations of history, frequently to suit the perceptions of the present.
~By Penelope Lively ~


Logic teaches rules for presentation, not thinking.
~By Mason Cooley ~


The object of all the former voyages to the South Seas undertaken by the command of his present majesty, has been the advancement of science and the increase of knowledge.
~By William Bligh ~


I don't read music. I don't write it. So I wander around on the guitar until something starts to present itself.
~By James Taylor ~


I have accepted a seat in the House of Representatives, and thereby have consented to my own ruin, to your ruin, and to the ruin of our children. I give you this warning that you may prepare your mind for your fate.
~By John Adams ~


I'm the audience's representative on earth.
~By Michael Caine ~


If one man is representing India in cricket, then yes, blame that person when things go wrong.
~By Sachin Tendulkar ~


The government's Small Business Administration reports that small businesses represent 99% of all employers in the U.S. and are responsible for generating well over half of new jobs created.
~By Ellen Tauscher ~


The diplomatic representatives of the United States of America to other nations are almost entirely Jews.
~By Julius Streicher ~


I've always tried to be conscious of how I represent women in my work. They don't have to be good or strong women, but they have to be complex.
~By Molly Parker ~


Schultz is not a Nazi. I see Schultz as the representative of some kind of goodness in any generation.
~By John Banner ~


So I think that if we want to have a Congress, if we want to have government that looks like America, if we want to have government that is truly a representative Democracy, then we need to clearly address how we get our campaign laws out of the way of Democracy.
~By Carol Moseley Braun ~


I think I'm a very good reader of poetry, but obviously, like everybody, I have a set of criteria for reading poems, and I'm not shy about presenting them, so if people ask for my critical response to a poem, I tell them what works and why, and what doesn't work and why.
~By Diane Wakoski ~

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