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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
|10 Time flies on restless pinions — constant never. ... You come late, yet you |
come! ... der Zeit: Zogernd kommt die Zukunft hergezogen, Pfeilschnell ist das
Jetzt entflogen, Ewig still staht die Vergangenheit. ... Loitering slow, the Future
creepeth — Arrow-swift, the Present sweepeth — And motionless forever stands
|Herself highly strung and only too frequently dissatisfied, she has found deep |
contentment in surrendering to the slow rhythms of the rural summer. ... in
gratitude for all the goodness that she had received, and her only wish was that
time would not fly, but stand still instead, so that the present would last for ever. ...
Does her fiancé have his rightful part in these wishes of hers for the future to be
|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, ... Oh, if we could only realize what a grand thing it will be to
get rid of this old olod of the body and mount the heavens, ... and while he adds
the blessed assurance of future " peaceful fruits " as the result and outcome of
present tribulation, ...
|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
1845 - 600 pages
|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
|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 ...
- 196 pages
|ON M Y M I N D NINETEEN YEARS AGO MY 4-year-old son, Richie, casually |
picked up a tennis ball and flung it across the ... I never even played Little League
, but both of us enjoy the great gift of dreams from a good God who can make
them happen. ... Everyone who dons a uniform knows there'll come a day to hang
up the cleats, so a wise player, pro or amateur, ... allows, you enter "the zone," a
slow-motion world of effortless excellence where heaven smiles and time stands
|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
|Silent men, perpetually frowning, move slowly along its pavements; women, with |
shawls thrown over their heads, scuttle in and ... in the lowest hallway; and when
he had passed he realized that the man was standing still and peering after him.
... person in George's present position, whose primary offense was technically
first-degree murder, there was everything to be ... would finish a task already well
begun, and the question of what the detective might do would be answered