Quotations About / On: YESTERDAY
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 is history! But you can do enough today to gain your future.
Yesterday is a 'history', tomorrow is a 'mystery' & today is a precious gift that's why it is called 'present'...
“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.”
“The timeless in you is aware of lifes timelessness. And knows that yesterday is but todays memory and tomorrow is todays dream.”
(― Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet)
As hard as it is, we all can use today to pay for yesterday and if possible, use today to make a deposit on tomorrow.
(Ivan Brooks Sr.)