"You feel good, you feel bad, and these feelings are bubbling from your own unconsciousness, from your own past. Nobody is responsible except you. Nobody can make you angry, and nobody can make you happy."
"Those who want just to think about life, about living, about love -- for them, past and future are perfectly beautiful because they give them infinite scope. They can decorate their past, make it as beautiful as they like -- although they never lived it; when it was...
"The past is a fog on our minds. The future? A complete dream. We can't neither guess the future, neither change the past."
"Time isn't precious at all, because it is an illusion. What you perceive as precious is not time but the one point that is out of time: the Now. That is precious indeed. The more you are focused on time-past and future-the more you miss the Now, the most precious...
"Why does the mind habitually deny or resist the Now? Because it cannot function and remain in control without time, which is past and future, so it perceives the timeless Now as threatening. Time and mind are in fact inseparable."
"The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly."
"Nothing ever happened in the past that can prevent you from being present now; and if the past cannot prevent you from being present now, what power does it have?"
"When you surrender to what is and so become fully present, the past ceases to have any power. You do not need it anymore. Presence is the key. Now is the key."
"Study the past if you would define the future."
"If we should be blessed by some great reward, such as fame or fortune, it's the fruit of a seed planted by us in the past."