My Favorite Quotes
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 Alan Lightman - “Who would fare better in this world of fitful time Those who have seen the future and live only one life Or those who have not seen the future and wait to live life Or those who deny the future and live two lives'”
 Alan Lightman - “Some make light of decisions, arguing that all possible decisions will occur. In such a world, how could one be responsible for his actions Others hold that each decision must be considered and committed to, that without commitment there is chaos. Such people are content to live in contradictory worlds, so long as they know the reason for each.”
 Alan Lightman - “Most people have learned to live in the moment. The argument goes that if the past has uncertain effect on the present, there is no need to dwell on the past. And if the present has little effect on the future, present actions need not be weighed for their consequence. Rather, each act is an island in time, to be judged on its own. ... It is a world of impulse. It is a world of sincerity. It is a world in which every word spoken speaks just to that moment, every glance given has only one meaning.”