The difficulty with the present state of affairs is that there is no legislation on the sources of funding for the Polish film industry. There is no legislation concerning filmmaking. And, there is no legislation on television that would be beneficial to filmmaking.
In disposition the Negro is joyous, flexible, and indolent; while the many nations which compose this race present a singular diversity of intellectual character, of which the far extreme is the lowest grade of humanity.
God the Father and God the Son cannot be everywhere present; indeed they cannot be even in two places at the same instant: but God the Holy Spirit is omnipresent – it extends through all space, with all other matter.
Education in the light of present-day knowledge and need calls for some spirited and creative innovations both in the substance and the purpose of current pedagogy.
At the present moment, the security of coherent philosophy, which existed from Parmenides to Hegel, is lost.
God is always coming to you in the Sacrament of the Present Moment. Meet and receive Him there with gratitude in that sacrament.
If a professional musician in a symphony orchestra is playing Beethoven. But this particular orchestra have played this particular chestnut so many times, they can play it in their sleep. Does the genius remain present in the music or not?
Another one of the old poets, whose name has escaped my memory at present, called Truth the daughter of Time.
Never advise anyone to go to war or to get married. Write down the advice of him who loves you, though you like it not at present. He that has no children brings them up well.
All men will commence in their present rank and promotion will be open to all men alike, without any distinctions or qualifications, political or otherwise.
If our language, our programs, our creations are not strongly present in the new media, the young generation of our country will be economically and culturally marginalized.
Winners live in the present tense. People who come up short are consumed with future or past. I want to be living in the now.
The European brand of fascism will probably present its most serious postwar threat to us via Latin America.
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
Physiology is concerned with all those phenomena of life that present them selves to us in sense perception as bodily processes, and accordingly form part of that total environment which we name the external world.
The self is an oral society in which the present is constantly running a dialogue with the past and the future inside of one skin.
We’ve got to ensure that the quality and the capability of these forces will be good enough to withstand the challenges that the insurgents and the terrorists will present to the new Iraqi government.
An extraordinary amount of arrogance is present in any claim of having been the first in inventing something.
I shall hold myself particularly answerable to my constituents for my present conduct, and in general to all my fellow Citizens throughout these States, when properly questioned.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can’t name it, it means you don’t recognize it.
We must not only cease our present desire for the growth of the state, but we must desire its decrease, its weakening.
When I saw Arnold say that he didn’t need a union, because people in his position don’t need it, I thought, this is a very naive way to present yourself. It’s also kinda dumb about making movies. It doesn’t realize how the union movement even helps the star.
He who has gone, so we but cherish his memory, abides with us, more potent, nay, more present than the living man.
We see past time in a telescope and present time in a microscope. Hence the apparent enormities of the present.
At present, I am mainly observing the physical motion of mountains, water, trees and flowers. One is everywhere reminded of similar movements in the human body, of similar impulses of joy and suffering in plants.
Even the highest forms of sacrificial worship present much that is repulsive to modern ideas, and in particular it requires an effort to reconcile our imagination to the bloody ritual which is prominent in almost every religion which has a strong sense of sin.
The President today once again took the opportunity to reiterate his old, failed national security strategies and present them to the American people as new, dynamic ideas intended to better protect the American people.
An author who sets about to depict events of the past that have run their course is suspected of wishing to avoid the problems of the present day, of being, in other words, a reactionary.
No man ever did, nor ever shall, truly go forth to convert the nations, nor to prophesy in the present state of witnesses against Antichrist, but by the gracious inspiration and instigation of the Holy Spirit of God.
To me, living in the present means being aware of your conscious choice to focus on the past, present or future – it is not necessarily having to focus on the present.
I do not know which makes a man more conservative – to know nothing but the present, or nothing but the past.
In some of the middle colonies the towns and counties were both active and had a relation with each other which was the forerunner of the present system of local government in the Western States.
The form of my poem rises out of a past that so overwhelms the present with its worth and vision that I’m at a loss to explain my delusion that there exist any real links between that past and a future worthy of it.