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I do believe the most important thing I can do now is to help young people

I do believe the most important thing I can do now is to help young people understand the past and prepare for the future.
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To a father, when a child dies, the future dies; to a child when a parent d

To a father, when a child dies, the future dies; to a child when a parent dies, the past dies.
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There is no justifiable prediction about how the hypothesis will hold up in

There is no justifiable prediction about how the hypothesis will hold up in the future its degree of corroboration simply is a historical statement describing how severely the hypothesis has been tested in the past.
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The present moment is changing so fast that we often do not notice its exis

The present moment is changing so fast that we often do not notice its existence at all. Every moment of mind is like a series of pictures passing through a projector. Some of the pictures come from sense impressions. Others come from memories of past exp
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You know when you're young you think you will always be. As you become more

You know when you're young you think you will always be. As you become more fragile, you reflect and you realize how much comfort can come from the past. Hymns can carry you into the future.
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Most creative work is a process of people passing ideas and inspirations fr

Most creative work is a process of people passing ideas and inspirations from the past into the future and adding their own creativity along the way.
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In charting our course to the future, we are mindful of our path from the p

In charting our course to the future, we are mindful of our path from the past.
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In exile, I have tried to profit by the past and prepare for the future.

In exile, I have tried to profit by the past and prepare for the future.
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Happy is the person who knows what to remember of the past, what to enjoy i

Happy is the person who knows what to remember of the past, what to enjoy in the present, and what to plan for in the future.
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The fact is that all writers create their precursors. Their work modifies o

The fact is that all writers create their precursors. Their work modifies our conception of the past, just as it is bound to modify the future.
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I feel often that we don't have the right language to talk about emotions i

I feel often that we don't have the right language to talk about emotions in disasters. Everyone is on edge, of course, but it also pulls people away from a lot of trivial anxieties and past and future concerns and gratuitous preoccupations that we have,
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When thinking about the future, it is fashionable to be pessimistic. Yet th

When thinking about the future, it is fashionable to be pessimistic. Yet the evidence unequivocally belies such pessimism. Over the past centuries, humanity's lot has improved dramatically - in the developed world, where it is rather obvious, but also in
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