Quotations About / On: YESTERDAY
Yesterday does not define you, it only indicates your past choices.
Yesterday is gone but, today starts a better day.
Wisdom is yesterday's mistakes today's problems are tomorrow's strength.
Yesterday is history; But, you can do enough today to gain your future.
For us, the best time is always yesterday.
(Tatyana Tolstaya (b. 1951), Russian author. Independent (London, May 31, 1990).
Said of the Russians.)
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).)
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).)
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).)
O, call back yesterday, bid time return.
(William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Salisbury, in Richard II, act 3, sc. 2, l. 65 (1597).)
“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.”