For the present

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • For the present for the tine being; temporarily.
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Quotations

  • Danny Devito
    Danny Devito
    “In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.”
  • Veda Upanishads
    Veda Upanishads
    “He who knows self as the enjoyer of the honey from the flowers of the senses, ever present within, ruler of time, goes beyond fear. For this self is supreme!”
  • Marcus Aurelius
    Marcus%20Aurelius
    “Every man's life lies within the present; for the past is spent and done with, and the future is uncertain.”
  • Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    Anne%20Morrow%20Lindbergh
    “America, which has the most glorious present still existing in the world today, hardly stops to enjoy it, in her insatiable appetite for the future.”
  • Jean Paul
    Jean%20Paul
    “The child is not to be educated for the present, but for the remote future, and often is opposition to the immediate future.”
  • Dale Carnegie
    Dale%20Carnegie
    “Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition, is not only a waste of energy but the worst habit you could possibly have.”

Usage

In literature:

Go away, Nan, for the present.
"Red Rose and Tiger Lily" by L. T. Meade
But for the present company I would say something much stronger.
"The Bishop's Secret" by Fergus Hume
I say, therefore, for the present, my dear Valerie, remain here.
"Valerie" by Frederick Marryat
I long sometimes to be any bird of the air, that I might live for the present moment alone.
"Deerbrook" by Harriet Martineau
For the present, I will withdraw mine.
"A Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Sessions of the Conference Convention" by Lucius Eugene Chittenden
You are all very kind, but I think it is better for me just to bide where I am, and keep myself busy for the present.
"Allison Bain" by Margaret Murray Robertson
For the present Pitt entertained the highest hopes.
"William Pitt and the Great War" by John Holland Rose
After Shif'less Sol's single shot they did not return the fire for the present, but continued to move slowly to the right.
"The Border Watch" by Joseph A. Altsheler
It must stay on her person for the present, for in no other place could it possibly be safe.
"Betty Vivian" by L. T. Meade
For the present at least Marishka should have her way.
"The Secret Witness" by George Gibbs
It was the doctor's opinion that Kara must not for the present be excited or disturbed by any reference to this fact.
"The Girl Scouts in Beechwood Forest" by Margaret Vandercook
I have taken, for the present at all events, the proctor.
"The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete" by John Forster
It lasts for a few hours; still, for the present it is your own.
"Girls of the Forest" by L. T. Meade
For the present, naught is to be done.
"The Loyalist" by James Francis Barrett
I'll stay here for the present.
"Madeline Payne, the Detective's Daughter" by Lawrence L. Lynch
For the present the ministry took not merely the wisest, but the only course open to it.
"The Political History of England - Vol XI" by George Brodrick
For the present I have nothing further to ask you.
"The Rider of Waroona" by Firth Scott
As the matron called to-day for money, one of the laborers gave two pounds of his own, for the present necessities.
"The Life of Trust: Being a Narrative of the Lord's Dealings With George Müller" by George Müller
For the present I may as well precede you to Berlin.
"The German Classics, v. 20" by Various
This species is marked by its capillitium, which is abundant for the present genus.
"The North American Slime-Moulds" by Thomas H. (Thomas Huston) MacBride
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In poetry:

Thus to his poor he still will give
Just for the present hour;
But for tomorrow they must live
Upon his word and power.
"The Meal And Cruse Of Oil" by John Newton
Come lepers, seize the present hour,
The Saviour's grace to prove;
He can relieve, for he is pow'r,
He will, for he is love.
"The Leper" by John Newton
But man, all feeling and awake,
The gloomy scene surveys;
With present ills his heart must ache,
And pant for brighter days.
"To The Rev. Mr. Newton : An Invitation Into The Country" by William Cowper
CARPOPHORUS.
May heaven grant it . . . (aside, For that day
I the martyr's crown may merit).
Where at present is Chrysanthus?
"The Purgatory Of St. Patrick - Act II" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
The Present, the Present is all thou hast
For thy sure possessing;
Like the patriarch's angel hold it fast
Till it gives its blessing.
"My Soul And I" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Look to the Present,— this indeed
Is worth our all of cost and care,—
And daily bread for daily need
Is Wisdom's solitary pray'r.
"Eheu! Fugaces" by Martin Farquhar Tupper

In news:

Colorado's Arvada Center for the Arts presents Legally Blonde, featuring Hayley Podschun, which opened June 12 for a run through July 1.
Dr Jackson searches past and present America for healthy, sustainable communities of all sizes that can serve as models for the rest of the nation.
As the year draws to a close, we tend to reflect on the events of the previous 12 months, and perhaps further back, take stock of the present, and make resolutions for the future.
The disruption evangelist was here to promote a Health Trust initiative to provide grants for nonprofits presenting the best ideas to blow holes in the way things have always been done.
It's that time of year when getting gifts for the little ones is no child's play, but the folks at the Scholastic Store have great suggestions for presents children will not only play with, but learn from.
Bill Norman owner of Norman's Landing 365 Peachtree Parkway Cumming presented a $246 check to Shirley Pahl, development coordinator at Roswell-based enAble for the Night Out for enAble on Aug 27.
The Pine Center for the Arts will present the works of Enrich Fritz with an exhibit that opens Friday, Jan 14 and runs through Saturday, Feb 5.
Moberly's North Park Baptist Church will present its live Eternity House drama presentation on Oct 25, 27, 28, 30 and 31 that is free for the public.
For the past 12 years, Leo Rodriguez has kept a log of the cars that visitors park in his yard during the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell.
John Cullen, owner of The Stanley Hotel, talks with Nancy Stevens, of the Estes Park Music Festival , before his presentation Tuesday night concerning future plans for The Stanley.
Josh Willis shops for Christmas presents for his daughter at the Sebring Kmart on Thursday morning.
The Montezuma Audubon Center is proud to welcome Dr Andrew Kozlowski, associate NY State geologist, at 2 pm Oct 27 for a presentation about his current research in the Montezuma Wetlands Complex and the Finger Lakes .
"The two formulas are fundamentally different in the way they identify students," said Dr Logan Toone, director of assessment for the district, in a statement presented to board members on Tuesday.
Setting half of 'Call of Duty: Black Ops II' in the year 2025 could be the riskiest gambit yet for the successful shoot-'em-up series known for its relentless past-and-present realism.
The FBI presented ABC13 General Manager Henry Florsheim a certificate of appreciation Tuesday for the station's Fugitive of the Week stories.
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In science:

For the present purpose it suffices to define the integrals (16) and (17) by reducing them to real line and surface integrals, which we consider well-understood.
Bicomplex algebra and function theory
The case of no TR would produce, for the present momentum value of 1 GeV/c, a flat distribution at about 1.45 (see above).
Prototype tests for the ALICE TRD
For the present, let us assume that we have a large set of numbers sampled independently and randomly from the exponential distribution.
Monte Carlo: Basics
The role of the anisotropy in the confinement is important for specific purposes, but is not relevant for the present discussion, where we privilege the comparison with spherical helium droplets. F.
Helium nanodroplets and trapped Bose-Einstein condensates as prototypes of finite quantum fluids
However, a rigid rod represents an irrelevant ob ject for flexible, self-avoiding chains in the scaling limit for d = 3 , which implies for the present case that σ3 in Eq. (1) is replaced by zero.
Comment on "Why is the DNA denaturation transition first order?"
In particular, we will prove an H theorem for the present problem, whose connections with the entropy law are easily established.
Generalized Kinetic Theory of Electrons and Phonons
H is a Lyapounov functional for the present problem.
Generalized Kinetic Theory of Electrons and Phonons
So we think this is a good name for the present phenomenon.
A mechanism for randomness
We briefly review it for we shall use it for the present studies.
Effects of Long-Range Correlations in Random-Mass Dirac Fermions
This recovers the LDA+U method and its linear-response analog for the present problem.
Linear Response Calculations of Lattice Dynamics in Strongly Correlated Systems
This means a coarser granularity for the present, equivalent to 18 towers per MiniPlug.
The CDF MiniPlug Calorimeters
Note that for the present GSE case, the density of state ρ(λ) is given by ρ(λ) = √4 − λ2/2π .
New correlation functions for random matrices and integrals over supergroups
This result is particular for the present model, because in the classic SW model the mean distance scales as logN and in the present system it scales as a power-law with exponent 2/3.
Small-Worlds, Mazes and Random Walks
The common feature of these two– and multi–matrix models which is of relevance for the present review, is that they all can be mapped onto suitably chosen Calogero–Sutherland systems.
Random matrix theory and symmetric spaces
For the present purpose, η and ζ have been taken to be the conventional first and second coefficients of viscosity.
Viscosity in spherically symmetric accretion
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