Octavio Paz Quote

The supreme value is not the future but the present. The future is a deceitful time that always says to us, "Not yet," and thus denies us. The future is not the time of love: what man truly wants he wants now. Whoever builds a house for future happiness builds a prison for the present.


Postscript (Posdata) (1970)

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The supreme value is not the future but the present. The future is a deceitful time that always says to us, Not yet, and thus denies us. The future...

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The supreme value is not the future but the present. The future is a deceitful time that always says to us, Not yet, and thus denies us. The future...

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The supreme value is not the future but the present. The future is a deceitful time that always says to us, Not yet, and thus denies us. The future...

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The supreme value is not the future but the present. The future is a deceitful time that always says to us, Not yet, and thus denies us. The future...