Quotations About / On: YESTERDAY
'Today is the Tomorrow of Yesterday
(A. Madhavan,21 June,2014, musing on the Relativity of Time
and the futility of his trying to understand the equations of Einstein.)
And the Yesterday of Tomorrow'.
Our "Age of Anxiety" is, in great part, the result of trying to do today's job with yesterday's toolswith yesterday's concepts.
(Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980), Canadian communications and media theorist, and Quentin Fiore. The Medium Is the Massage, Random House (1967).)
For us, the best time is always yesterday.
(Tatyana Tolstaya (b. 1951), Russian author. Independent (London, May 31, 1990).
Said of the Russians.)
Wisdom is yesterday's mistakes today's problems are tomorrow's strength.
You are sick today because, you are what you ate yesterday.
By Edward Kofi Louis.
When young we create our today's
into yesterdays memories
reserved for our old tomorrows.
Today I know more than yesterday; tomorrow I will know more than today.
Yesterday is history; But, you can do enough today to gain your future.
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).)
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.)