Quotations About / On: YESTERDAY

  • 31.
    It's a bad town to bring an appetite to, soldier. We've been here since yesterday morning and we've been living on boiled hay and razor blades.
    (Maxwell Anderson (1888-1959), dramatist, screenwriter, and Del Andrews. Tjaden (Slim Summerville), All Quiet On The Western Front, to Paul (Lew Ayres), who's inquiring about food (1930).)
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  • 32.
    To think, that only yesterday we were pulling her hair and buttoning her pinafore. And now she's a grown-up married lady with a bustle.
    (Victor Heerman (1893-1977), British screenwriter, and Sarah Y. Mason (b. 1896), U.S. screenwriter. Jo (Katharine Hepburn), Little Women, speaking of Amy (Joan Bennett) (1933).)
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  • 33.
    Everything I ever learned as a small boy came from my father. And I never found anything he ever told me to be wrong or worthless. The simple lessons he taught me are as sharp and clear in my mind, as if I had heard them only yesterday.
    (Philip Dunne (1908-1992), U.S. screenwriter, and John Ford. Voiceover narration (by Rhys Williams) of Huw Morgan (Roddy McDowall) as an adult, How Green Was My Valley, reminiscing about his father, at the opening of the film (1941). Based on the novel by Richard Llewellyn.)
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  • 34.
    The American West is just arriving at the threshold of its greatness and growth. Where the West of yesterday is glamorized in our fiction, the future of the American West now is both fabulous and factual.
    (Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908-1973), U.S. president. "Remarks, Dinner for Gale McGee," LBJ Library, "Speech Collection," (July 13, 1963).)
  • 35.
    You treat world history as a mathematician does mathematics, in which nothing but laws and formulas exist, no reality, no good and evil, no time, no yesterday, no tomorrow, nothing but an eternal, shallow, mathematical present.
    (Hermann Hesse (1877-1962), German novelist, poet. Father Jacobus, in The Glass Bead Game, ch. 4 (1943, trans. 1960).)
  • 36.
    Keeping accounts, Sir, is of no use when a man is spending his own money, and has nobody to whom he is to account. You won't eat less beef today, because you have written down what it cost yesterday.
    (Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), British author, lexicographer. Quoted in James Boswell, Life of Samuel Johnson, 1783 entry (1791).)
  • 37.
    You are sick today because, you are what you ate yesterday.

    By Edward Kofi Louis.
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  • 38.
    'i take as much as you can throw and then throw it all away, like throwing faces at the sky, like throwing arms
    around yesterday...'
    (The Cure)
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  • 39.
    When young we create our today's
    into yesterdays memories
    reserved for our old tomorrows.
    (Albert Ahearn)
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  • 40.
    The Looking Glass- Wish it bares abides in us.
    It lies' just yesterday my skin glowed in it'
    Today it pales like it never bloomed.
    More quotations from: Adeosun Olamide
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