Quotations About / On:
'Today is the Tomorrow of Yesterday
And the Yesterday of Tomorrow'.
(A. Madhavan,21 June,2014, musing on the Relativity of Time
and the futility of his trying to understand the equations of Einstein.)
Our "Age of Anxiety" is, in great part, the result of trying to do today's job with yesterday's toolswith yesterday's concepts.
(Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980), Canadian communications and media theorist, and Quentin Fiore. The Medium Is the Massage, Random House (1967).)
For us, the best time is always yesterday.
(Tatyana Tolstaya (b. 1951), Russian author. Independent (London, May 31, 1990).
Said of the Russians.)
You are sick today because, you are what you ate yesterday.
By Edward Kofi Louis.
When young we create our today's
into yesterdays memories
reserved for our old tomorrows.
Today I know more than yesterday; tomorrow I will know more than today.
Yesterday is history; But, you can do enough today to gain your future.
In politics, yesterday's lie is attacked only to flatter today's.
(Jean Rostand (1894-1977), French biologist, writer. repr. In The Substance of Man, "A Biologist's Thoughts," ch. 10 (1962). Pensées d'un Biologiste (1939).)
You did charmingly yesterday. You attended well to everything.
(James Boswell (1740-1795), Scottish author. Boswell in Holland, October 28, 1763, p. 55, McGraw-Hill Book Co. (1952).
Boswell's self-examination, repeated periodically in his diary.)
The Sound of battle fell upon my ear & heart all day yesterdayeven after dark the cannon's insatiate roar continued ...
(Elizabeth Blair Lee (1818-?), U.S. housewife. Wartime Washington, letter dated October 15, 1863 (1991).
Born in Kentucky, Lee later lived in Maryland and in Washington, D.C., with her husband and child. Her husband, Samuel Phillips Lee, was a Union naval commander in the Civil War.)