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|Roosevelt, Franklin D. There are certain moments when we might wish the future |
were built by men of the past. - Rostand, Jean The future comes slowly, the
present flies and the past stands still forever. - Schiller, Johann Friedrich Von We
|3 Hour after hour departs, Recklessly flying; The golden time of our hearts Is fast |
a-dying: O, how soon it will have faded! ... You come late, yet you come! ... der
Zeit: Zogernd kommt die Zukunft hergezogen, Pfeilschnell ist das Jetzt entflogen,
Ewig still staht die Vergangenheit. ... first to last: Loitering slow, the Future
creepeth — Arrow-swift, the Present sweepeth — And motionless forever stands
|The never ending flight Of future days. d. ... Time still, as he flies, adds increase to |
her truth, And gives to her mind what ho ... This day was yesterday to-morrow
nam'd: To-morrow shall be yesterday proclaimed: To-morrow not yet come, not
far away, What shall to-morrow then be call'd? ... Loitering slow, the Future
ereepeth— Arrow-swift, the Present sweepeth — And motionless forever stands
the Past. «.
|Huxley uses his entire prowess to throw the idea of utopia into reverse, presenting us what is known as the "dystopian" novel. When Brave New World was written (1931), neither Hitler nor Stalin had risen to power.|
|not always stand still. ... Correotion at onr slow gait, for we only erawl in the |
service when we ought to fly at the divine bidding. ... HealiDg in His wings," "
Under the shadow of His wings," "Under whose wings thou hast come to trust"
Folded wing now, ... Why do you sit shivering at the thought of death, and trying to
hold back, and wishing you could stay here for ever, ... and while he adds the
blessed assurance of future " peaceful fruits " as the result and outcome of
present tribulation, ...
|COME, let us anew, Our journey pursue, Roll round with the year, And never |
stand still, Till the Master appear. His adorable will ... the portion smallTime future
is not; and may never be: Time present is the only time for thee. FRAILTY OF
|We are rowed to the shore, and soon we stand upon terra firma. ... It makes us |
shudder, my friend and me — we can not tell whence it comes. ... How sweetly
does my mind fly back to some of the haunts and homes of the Reformers ! ...
Terrace listening to the Manheim band and watching the Neckar below my feet
as it runs off joyously to shake hands and live forever with the Rhine. I am in
doubt as to whether I am living in the past, present, or future, so complicated are
|Beta is an impudent looking youngster, easily able to stand beneath its more |
dignified companion. ... The performance comes to a close with an amusing
scene, in which Alpha — quaintly cially all leading inventions. One man cannot
do this, but. many men can, and this principle will doubtless live forever. ... the
principle of reversal, and, secondly, to emphasize the importance of its systematic
application to all inventions, past, present, and future, espe- » From the Journal of
the Franklin ...
|10 So the Evil's triumph sendeth, with a terror and a chill, Under continent to |
continent, the sense of coming ill, And the ... Hast thou chosen, 0 my people, on
whose party thou shalt stand, Ere the Doom from its worn sandals shakes the
dust ... old systems and the Word; * Truth forever on the scaffold, Wrong forever
on the throne,Yet that scaffold sways the future, ... is great, Slow of faith how weak
an arm may turn the iron helm of fate, But the soul is still oracular; amid the
market's din, ...
|The present exists because there is no longer a past; it is the negation of the past. |
... time is threefold: The future moves With sluggish step, The silent past Stands
still forever, And the present flies Like a winged ... Subjective time may flow more
quickly or more slowly (the "boredom" and slowness of time, the rhythms of life of