Quotations About / On: YESTERDAY

  • 21.
    A better way of self assessment is not by comparing yourself with someone else; but with what you were yesterday.
    (Prasanna Mishra (Born 1942- India- former Civil Servant; Social Activist.))
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  • 22.
    Yesterday is a bird in the cage, and tomorrow is a bird in the skies; seize the moment.
    (Walterrean Salley July 8,2015)
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  • 23.
    You made a mistake yesterday! But, learn something today and, be straight with your life.
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  • 24.
    Yesterday is gone! But, today starts the best day.
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  • 25.
    I never felt so fervently thankful, so soothed, so tranquil, so filled with the blessed peace, as I did yesterday when I learned that Michael Angelo was dead.
    (Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835-1910), U.S. author. The Innocents Abroad, ch. 27 (1896). "I used to worship the mighty genius of Michael Angelo," Twain wrote of his visit to Rome, "but I do not want Michael Angelo for breakfast—for luncheon—for dinner—for tea—for supper—for between meals.... Here—here it is frightful. He designed St. Peter's; he designed the Pope ... the eternal bore designed the Eternal City, and unless all men and books do lie, he painted everything in it!")
  • 26.
    Whatever is a reality today, whatever you touch and believe in and that seems real for you today, is going to be—like the reality of yesterday—an illusion tomorrow.
    (Luigi Pirandello (1867-1936), Italian author, playwright. The father, in Six Characters in Search of an Author, act 3 (1921).)
  • 27.
    Yesterday, December 7, 1941Ma date that will live in infamy—the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.
    (Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945), U.S. president. ed. Samuel I. Rosenman, The Public Papers and Addresses of Franklin D. Roosevelt, 13 vols., New York (1938-1950). FDR Speaks authorized edition of speeches, 1933-1945 (recordings of Franklin Roosevelt's public addresses), side 9, declaration of war—"Day of Infamy" (Dec. 8, 1941), ed. Henry Steele Commager, Introduction by Eleanor Roosevelt, Washington Records, Inc. (1960).)
  • 28.
    Which is better: to have Fun with Fungi or to have Idiocy with Ideology, to have Wars because of Words, to have Tomorrow's Misdeeds out of Yesterday's Miscreeds?
    (Aldous Huxley (1894-1963), British author. "Culture and the Individual," Moksha: Writings on Psychedelics and the Visionary Experience (1931-1963), eds. Horowitz and Palmer (1977).)
  • 29.
    Yesterday morning had gone to bed very early, and had done it once: thirteen in all. Was really affectionate to her.
    (James Boswell (1740-1795), Scottish author. Boswell on the Grand Tour: Italy, Corsica, and France, journal, February 12, 1766, p. 279, McGraw-Hill Book Publishing Company, Inc. (1955). Sole evidence that Boswell had an affair with Thérèse Levasseur, Rousseau's mistress, on his return journey from France.)
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  • 30.
    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.)
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