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Daemon
Posted: Thursday, October 11, 2018 12:00:00 AM
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Man postpones or remembers; he does not live in the present, but with reverted eye laments the past, or, heedless of the riches that surround him, stands on tiptoe to foresee the future.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)
Adyl Mouhei
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I agree. I always think that if we comprehend the present, we understand what happened and we can control and predict the future.
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True. Men have troubles living in the present, forgetting that the past cannot be changed and the future does not belong to them...


Wilmar (USA)
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Man postpones or remembers; he does not live in the present, but with reverted eye laments the past, or, heedless of the riches that surround him, stands on tiptoe to foresee the future.
Bully_rus
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Daemon wrote:
Man postpones or remembers; he does not live in the present, but with reverted eye laments the past, or, heedless of the riches that surround him, stands on tiptoe to foresee the future.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)


Yeah. It’s better to live in the moment, but to forget about the past and future would be a momentous mistake. The question is how to do it properly? How to balance its forces? Is it even possible?
Doodle Snackers
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Daemon wrote:
Man postpones or remembers; he does not live in the present, but with reverted eye laments the past, or, heedless of the riches that surround him, stands on tiptoe to foresee the future.

http://encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/Emerson,+Ralph+Waldo (1803-1882)


Those who postpone put me right off...especially when they neglect to lick and stick a stamp on the pone before posting it! Brick wall
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