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Future quotes (70)
Upper classes are a nations past; the middle class is its future.
Ayn Rand Category: Future
Fear not for the future weep not for the past.
Percy Bysshe Shelley Category: Future
If you have to forecast forecast often.
Edgar R. Fiedler Category: Future
We cannot always build the future for our youth but we can build our youth for the future.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Category: Future
As for the Future your task is not to foresee but to enable it.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery Category: Future
We are always doing says he something for Posterity but I would fain see Posterity do something for us.'
Joseph Addison Category: Future
Yesterday is not ours to recover but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.
Lyndon B. Johnson Category: Future
The only use of a knowledge of the past is to equip us for the present. The present contains all that there is. It is holy ground; for it is the past and it is the future.
Alfred North Whitehead Category: Future
Never make forecasts especially about the future.
Samuel Goldwyn Category: Future
The trouble with out times is that the future is not what it used to be.
Paul Valery Category: Future
My past is my wisdom to use today... my future is my wisdom yet to experience. Be in the present because that is where life resides.
Gene Oliver Category: Future
When all else is lost the future still remains.
Christian Nestell Bovee Category: Future
My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there.
Charles Franklin Kettering Category: Future
The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to be.
Paul Ambroise Valery Category: Future
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.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Category: Future
The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
Malcolm X Category: Future
You can only predict things after theyve happened.
Eugene Ionesco Category: Future
America has never forgotten and will never forget the nobler things that brought her into being and that light her path the path that was entered upon only one hundred and fifty years ago.... How young she is! It will be centuries before she will adopt that maturity of custom the clothing of the grave that some people believe she is already fitted for.
Bernard Mannes Baruch Category: Future
I desire no future that will break the ties with the past.
George Eliot Category: Future
There was the Door to which I found no key; There was the Veil through which I might not see.
Omar Khayyam Category: Future
As long as we have some definite idea about or some hope in the future we cannot really be serious with the moment that exists right now.
Suzuki Roshi Category: Future
Those who live to the future must always appear selfish to those who live to the present.
Ralph Waldo Emerson Category: Future
Promises are the uniquely human way of ordering the future making it predictable and reliable to the extent that this is humanly possible.
Hannah Arendt Category: Future
The only thing we know about the future is that it will be different.
Peter F. Drucker Category: Future
It is never safe to look into the future with eyes of fear.
Edward Henry Harriman Category: Future
We need not be afraid of the future for the future will be in our own hands. We shall need courage energy and determination but above all we shall need faithfaith in ourselves in our communities and in our country.
Thomas E. Dewey Category: Future
(In 1903) The most important fundamental laws and facts of physical science have all been discovered and these are now so firmly established that the possibility of their ever being supplemented in consequence of new discoveries is exceedingly remote.
Albert Abraham Michelson Category: Future
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
Bertrand Russell Category: Future
The empires of the future are empires of the mind.
Sir Winston Churchill Category: Future
No matter what your past has been you have a spotless future.
Unknown Category: Future
The trouble with the future is that it usually arrives when you least expect it.
Arnold H. Glasow Category: Future
When I look at the future it's so bright it burns my eyes.
Oprah Winfrey Category: Future
Always remember that the future comes one day at a time.
Dean Acheson Category: Future
God will not suffer man to have knowledge of things to come; for if he had prescience of his prosperity he would be careless; and understanding of his adversity he would be senseless.
Saint Augustine of Hippo Category: Future
Telling the future by looking at the past assumes that conditions remain constant. This is like driving a car by looking in the rear view mirror.
Herb Brody Category: Future
To live only for some future goal is shallow. It's the sides of the mountain that sustain life not the top.
Robert M. Pirsig Category: Future
The future is like heaven everyone exalts it but no one wants to go there now.
James Baldwin Category: Future
The future is purchased by the present.
Samuel Johnson Category: Future
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Thomas Jefferson Category: Future
If you do not think about the future you cannot have one.
John Galsworthy Category: Future
To look backward for a while is to refresh the eye to restore it and to render it more fit for its prime function of looking forward.
Margaret Fairless Barber Category: Future
You can never plan the future by the past.
Edmund Burke Category: Future
If you stop searching you stop living because then youre dwelling in the past. If youre not reaching forward to any growth or future you might as well be dead.
Wynn Bullock Category: Future
A generation which ignores history has no past and no future.
Robert Anson Heinlein Category: Future
When it comes to the future there are three kinds of people: those who let it happen those who make it happen and those who wonder what happened.
John M. Richardson Jr. Category: Future
Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present.
Roger Ward Babson Category: Future
We believe that the possibility of the future far exceeds the accomplishment of the past. We review the past with the common sense but we anticipate the future with transcendental senses. In our sanest moments we find ourselves naturally expecting or prepared for far greater changes than any which we have experienced within the period of distinct memory only to be paralleled by experiences which are forgotten.
Henry David Thoreau Category: Future
Just rememberwhen you think all is lost the future remains.
Bob Goddard Category: Future
The distinction between past present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
Albert Einstein Category: Future
The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
Alan Kay Category: Future
No work of love will flourish out of guilt fear or hollowness of heart just as no valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.
Alan Watts Category: Future
FUTURE n. That period of time in which our affairs prosper our friends are true and our happiness is assured.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce Category: Future
Take therefore no thought for the morrow; for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.
The Bible Category: Future
I don't try to describe the future. I try to prevent it.
Ray Bradbury Category: Future
GQuon wrote there is a greater darkness than the one we fight. It is the darkness of the soul that has lost its way. The war we fight is not against powers and principalities. It is against chaos and despair. Greater than the death of flesh is the death of hope. The death of dreams. Against this peril we can never surrender.
It is difficult to live in the present ridiculous to live in the future and impossible to live in the past. Nothing is as far away as one minute ago.
Jim Bishop Category: Future
The future is made up of the same stuff as the present.
Simone Weil Category: Future
Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.
Albert Camus Category: Future
The record of the last century has been impressive. The problem for the future is to keep our capitalism dynamic continue to raise living standards and yet to reduce as much as possible the human costs as reflected in insecurity and instability.
W. Walter Williams Category: Future
Descartes commanded the future from his study more than Napoleon from the throne.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Category: Future
The greatest gift ... is the realization that life does not consist either of wallowing in the past or of peering anxiously at the future; and it is appalling to contemplate the great number of often painful steps by which one arrives at a truth so old so obvious and so frequently expressed. It is good for one to appreciate that life is now. Whatever it offers little or much life is nowthis daythis hour.
Charles Macomb Flandrau Category: Future
I look to the future because thats where Im going to spend the rest of my life.
George Burns Category: Future
The future influences the present just as much as the past.
Friedrich Nietzsche Category: Future
Our task now is not to fix the blame for the past but fix the course for the future.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy Category: Future
And what rough beast its hour come round at last Slouches towards Bethlehem to be born?
William Butler Yeats Category: Future
The past the present and the future are really one they are today.
Harriet Beecher Stowe Category: Future
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
Abraham Lincoln Category: Future
Trust no future howeer pleasant! Let the dead Past bury its dead! Act act in the living present! Heart within and God oerhead!
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Category: Future
Isnt it a shame that future generations cant be here to see all the wonderful things were doing with their money?
Earl Wilson Category: Future
One faces the future with one's past.
Pearl S. Buck Category: Future