Quotations About / On:
The rule is, jam tomorrow and jam yesterdaybut never jam today.
(Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] (1832-1898), British author, mathematician. The White Queen, in Through the Looking-Glass, "Wool and Water," (1872).)
Tomorrow, you're always a day away.
(Martin Charnin (b. 1934), U.S. songwriter. "Tomorrow," Annie, Edwin H. Morris & Co. (1977).
Music composed by Charles Strouse (b. 1928).)
I will soon be going out to shape all the singing tomorrows.
(Gabriel Péri, French Communist leader. Letter, July 1942, written shortly before his execution by the Germans. Quoted in New York Times (April 11, 1943).)
Today is, after all, today, but yesterday is of the same substance as tomorrow.
(Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Primislaus, in Libussa, act 3 (1872).)
If I shall exist eternally, how shall I exist tomorrow?
(Franz Kafka (1883-1924), Prague German Jewish author, novelist. The Third Notebook, January 18, 1918. The Blue Octavo Notebooks, ed. Max Brod, trans. by Ernst Kaiser and Eithne Wilkins. Exact Change, Cambridge, MA (1991). Dearest Father: Stories and Other Writings, trans. by Ernst Kaiser and Eithne Wilkins, New York, Schocken Books (1954).)
Tomorrow is an old deceiver, and his cheat never grows stale.
(Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), British author, lexicographer. Letter, May 24, 1773, to Hester Thrale. The Letters of Samuel Johnson, vol. 1, no. 311, ed. R.W. Chapman (1952).)
Feeling shy, after the first fall; but, there is hope for tomorrow and, you will pass the second time around.
(Never give up on your dreams.)
You are now feeling very shy! Failing for the first time; but, there is hope in life for tomorrow.
Yesterday is a bird in the cage, and tomorrow is a bird in the skies; seize the moment.
There is always tomorrow! ! ! But, we still have unfinished business at hand.