Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness.
He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past
Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it and wiser than the one that comes after it.
The quickest way of ending a war is to lose it.
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Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.
The greatest loss of time is delay and expectation, which depend upon the future. We let go the present, which we have in our power, and look forward to that which depends upon chance, and so relinquish a certainty for an uncertainty.
We are living in a culture entirely hypnotized by the illusion of time, in which the so-called present moment is felt as nothing but an infinitesimal hairline between an all-powerfully causative past and an absorbingly important future.