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“I think this is the greatest freedom that I have gained, the fact that I don't have to worry about what happens tomorrow, because I'm happy with what I've done today.”
“My head is buried in the sands of tomorrow, while my tail feathers are singed by the hot sun of today.”
“I try to live in the now where the ghosts of old wrongs do not abide.”
“There is only one instant, and it’s right now, and it’s eternity.”
“I don't want to have to remember my husband. I want to love him now.”
“Whatever you were, it's not who you are now.”
“If you go into the past, that past becomes your future, and your former present becomes the past, which can't now be changed by your new future!”
“There were giants in the industry. Now it is an era of midgets and conglomerates.”
“- Mildred: I know where your head is, but I'm telling you, you have got to get out of the past and look to the future.
- Lewis: I am, and this is it. This is my future. I'm sorry.”
“Regrets are a waste of time. They're the past crippling you in the present.”
“I've no idea of the future, but I can see the past quite well. And the present, if the weather's clear.”
“Enjoy every moment: you never know when things might change.”
“- Dale Arbus: Let the past be the past.
- Nick Hendricks: Yeah. The past? Well, we're not in the fucking past. We're in the goddamn present.”
“We were once a great people. Now we live in ruins. The kings of our past would weep if they could see how far we have fallen.”
“You are the only young man that I know of who ignores the fact that the future becomes the present, the present becomes the past, and the past turns into everlasting regret if you don't plan for it!”
“There is surely nothing other than the single purpose of the moment. A man's whole life is a succession of moment after moment. If one fully understands the present moment, there is nothing left to do, and nothing else to pursue.”
“You're American. You think you can escape history. You live for the present.”
“The future has taken root in the present.”
“I've got a present for you. This isn't from Santa Claus. This is from me to you. This is a magic ring, see? Just like in the fairy tales. If ever you're in trouble, or if you ever want me to do anything for you, you send me this ring, and I'll come.”
“- Gladys Leeman: [wearing her old pageant outfit] And can you believe it, they still fit!
- Loretta: She had a big ass then, she's got a big ass now.”
When I finally got put together, I went back expecting a big welcome. You know what they said? "You're history".
“- Obi-Wan Kenobi: Master Yoda says I should be mindful of the future.
- Qui-Gon Jinn: But not at the expense of the moment.”