I am not dreaming This is a real day, a beautiful one. Do we want to return to the past and play hide-and-seek? We are here today, and we will be here tomorrow. This is true. Come, you are thirsty. We can walk together to the spring of fresh water.
Because I don't live in either my past or my future. I'm interested only in the present. If you can concentrate always on the present, you'll be a happy man... Life will be a party for you, a grand festival, because life is the moment we're living right now.
Source: The Alchemist: A Fable About Following Your Dream, Pages: 88-89
All human situations have their inconveniences. We feel those of the present but neither see nor feel those of the future; and hence we often make troublesome changes without amendment, and frequently for the worse.