1001 Inspiring Quotes about Future

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Future quotes

No one is to blame for your future situation but yourself. If you want to be successful, then become “Successful”.

— Jaymin Shah

The potential for synthetic biology and biotechnology is vast we all have an opportunity to create the future together.

— Ryan Bethencourt

We must vote for hope, vote for life, vote for a brighter future for all of our loved ones.

— Ed Markey

Fear punches holes in your eyes so that you don’t see the future clearly. Faith enlarges your vision to behold your destiny.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Ladder

Your future is your own again. And I consider that to be a happy ending to the story.

— Lisa Mangum, The Forgotten Locket

The best preparation for the future is the present well seen to, and the last duty done.

— George MacDonald

The future though imminent is obscure.

— Winston Churchill

When I look to the future it’s so bright it burns my eyes.

— Oprah Winfrey

We have glimpsed in it the future of high society: wealth without class.

— Anna Godbersen, Splendor

Leave a person alone who had a unpleasant past if you cant make his future a pleasant, you would do worse

— Abayasinha

You have to keep trying whether you feel like you can or not. Your future will thank you.

— Avina Celeste

The thinking that says, ‘I will start building my ideal future tomorrow, or next week, or next month, ‘ is fatally flawed. The future you are going to live is the one you are creating right now at this very moment.

— Brian P. Moran, The 12 Week Year

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

If I advocate cautious optimism it is not because I do not have faith in the future but because I do not want to encourage blind faith.

— Aung San Suu Kyi

Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.

— Corrie ten Boom

I stopped thinking about it after trying to figure out what are the lessons learned, and there are so many. After I had basically sorted that out, I figured it’s time to really look at the future and not at the past.

— Kalpana Chawla

The future is an infinite succession of presents, and to live now as we think human beings should live, in defiance of all that is bad around us, is itself a marvelous victory.

— Howard Zinn, You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train: A Personal History of Our Times

Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality.

— Malala Yousafzai

You cannot harden your heart to the future just because of your past. You cannot use cruelty against yourself to justify cruelty to others.

— Marie Lu, The Midnight Star

Seize the moments that are before you instead of planning for future moments that get lost in the abyss of time.

— Orly Wahba, Kindness Boomerang: How to Save the World (and Yourself) Through 365 Daily Acts

If Time travel were possible, the future would have already taught the present to teach the past how to do it.

— Atom Tate

The future is completely open and so is the past. And we are writing them right now. Making a different past or future is only up to us now.

— Ana Claudia Antunes, A-Z of Happiness: Tips for Living and Breaking Through the Chain that Separates You from Getting That Dream Job

The future is keeping you out of the present time.

— Van Morrison

The voice of the intellect is soft one, but it does not rest until it has gained a hearing. Ultimately, after endless rebuffs, it succeeds. This is one of the few points in which one may be optimistic about the future of mankind.

— Sigmund Freud, The Future of an Illusion

He lived a quiet existence where the future was easy to predict and the past was a cancer in remission. It was meaningful, of course. But it was lonely.

— Adelheid Manefeldt, Consequence

If we constantly rewrite history to fit how we see things now, we forget how things used to be and, equally important to future scholars, how we used to see them.

— Anne Summers, Damned Whores And God’s Police: The Colonization Of Women In Australia

There is no present or future only the past happening over and over again now.

— Eugene O’Neill

Something I’ve realized lately, to my shock, is that I am an optimist, in that I think humans are almost infinitely capable of self-change and self-modification, and that we really can build the future that we want if we’re smart about it.

— Brian Eno

This is what you do. You make a future for yourself out of the raw material at hand.

— Michael Cunningham, A Home at the End of the World

Through first-class education, a generation marches down the long uncertain road of the future with confidence.

— Wynton Marsalis

The action generated the possibility of a future different from the past. Bitter division was healed by way of bold, confident leadership.

— Rom Watangu

Do you know how many people would give anything for what you have? Not the fame or wealth—the opportunity to wake up tomorrow healthy, pain free and with a future stretching out before them?

— Sarah Grimm, Wrecked

Johns Hopkins introduced me to two defining events in my life: commitment to biomedical research and meeting my future wife, Mary.

— Peter Agre

what you do today is the foundation upon which your future will stand

— Topsy Gift

Leaders establish the vision for the future and set the strategy for getting there.

— John P. Kotter

Reliance in its most basic, daily, form is being part of a group that lives by a pact: To always have each other’s backs — no matter what — so that everyone comes out future strong.

— Bill Jensen, Future Strong

In future utopia will need to hurry to keep up with reality.

— Wernher von Braun

We race toward the future at the velocity of the present.

— D.A. Blankinship, The Scoloderus Conspiracy

Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.

— Victor Hugo

Life is a culmination of the past, an awareness of the present, an indication of a future beyond knowledge, the quality that gives a touch of divinity to matter.

— Charles Lindbergh

Take control of your future by taking a choice of starting it right now.

— Auliq Ice

To show our commitment to the future means to dedicate our time, efforts, resources, saving nature and to develop nice thoughts for better thinking.

— Auliq Ice

Always choose the future over the past. What do we do now?

— Brian Tracy, Create Your Own Future: How to Master the 12 Critical Factors of Unlimited Success

Strong, enforceable environmental protections will not only help protect our planet for future generations, it will also level the playing field for small-and-medium-sized U.S. businesses by raising environmental standards.

— Suzan DelBene

The past can’t now be altered, the future has yet to be lived, and consciously to experience every moment of the present is the only way to gain at least the illusion of immortality.

— P.D. James, Time To Be In Earnest: A Fragment Of Autobiography

Science and technology are a propellant for building a thriving country, and the happiness of the people and the future of the country hinge on their development.

— Kim Jong-un

the currency of the future will be memory

— Dean Cavanagh

Easter was when Hope in person surprised the whole world by coming forward from the future into the present.

— N.T. Wright, Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church

I love books. I’m giving some hard copies of the Sacerdos Mysteries book away because I think there’s something so brilliant about them. The digitisation trend is the future but people will still want the feel and smell of real books.

— Elizabeth Amisu, Sacerdos

The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.

— Winston Churchill

A government is invigorated when each of us is willing to participate in shaping the future of this nation.

— Barbara Jordan

The past is not dead, it is living in us, and will be alive in the future which we are now helping to make.

— William Morris

The future is already here – it’s just not evenly distri

— William Gibson

If we do not fight to create a future there will be no future for any of us.

— Neil Gaiman, Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders

The future is always unknown.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Scholars have long debated whether capital markets lead to appropriate levels of saving and investment for future generations.

— David L. Weimer, Policy Analysis: Concepts and Practice

He who never sacrificed a present to a future good or a personal to a general one can speak of happiness only as the blind do of colors.

— Olympia Brown

It’s going to take all of us, gathering our voices and acting together. Saying, “Not on our watch” to create a future for humans, animals and the environment.

— Eileen Anglin

There are a thousand reasons to blame others for your failure, but none of them will give you success, The only way to succeed in future is by taking responsibility of your present failure.

— Jiten Bhatt

A youth is to be regarded with respect. How do we know that his future will not be equal to our present?

— Confucius, The Life and Wisdom of Confucius

Future strong is adventurous self-mastery. Unlocking your future by running toward the unknown, with the wondrous soul of a child and the drive of a force that will not be stopped.

— Bill Jensen

Nothing but education defines the future of a person and the future of a nation.

— Debasish Mridha M.D.

We owe at least this much to future generations, from whom we have borrowed a fragile planet called Earth.

— Maurice Strong

Whenever in future wars the battle is fought, armored troops will play the decisive role.

— Heinz Guderian

The time is not there for us to act any more, the time we waited for is here right now for us to act brightly and create a bright future, for the future coming generations.

— Auliq Ice

I never think of the future – it comes soon enough.

— Albert Einstein

If our future generations were much wilier than us, then it might be them who have led us all this time, to make decisions which fit to their pre-existence, left us live in the world of uncertainty or by faith.

— Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

People go entire lives without figuring out exactly what they want from life. You already have it, and the future you and your dad have planned out for you in going to take it away from you.

— Adi Alsaid, Let’s Get Lost

The handsome and the beautiful may earn the admiration of society, but all the wondrous inventions of the future are a by-product of the unsung, anonymous scientists.

— Michio Kaku, Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100

Map out your future – but do it in pencil. The road ahead is as long as you make it. Make it worth the trip.

— Jon Bon Jovi

Happiness is already in the future because your heart and mind took you there a million times already. It knew.

— Shannon L. Alder

You can never plan the future by the past.

— Edmund Burke

The future depends on attitude, aptitude, and gratitude–not on knowledge.

— Debasish Mridha M.D.

Our challenge for the future is that we realize we are very much a part of the earth’s ecosystem, and we must learn to respect and live according to the basic biological laws of nature.

— Jim Fowler

You can’t worry about the future so much that you miss out on the present.

— Molly Harper, Nice Girls Don’t Live Forever

Optimism is a strategy for making a better future. Because unless you believe that the future can be better, you are unlikely to step up and take responsibility for making it so.

— Noam Chomsky

I am glad I will not be young in a future without wilderness.

— Aldo Leopold

The definition of the future is today


Capital is past savings accumulated for future production.

— Jackson Martindell

In the past the man has been first in the future the system must be first… The first object of any good system must be that of developing first class men.

— Frederick W. Taylor

The past marks on your slate only live on in your memory, if you allow them to remain. They can’t affect your future if they’re no longer there.

— Melody Jackson, The Dragon Within

Goals for the future distract from worry and anger about the past and redirect your focus to the direction you’re travelling in.

— Sam Owen, 500 Relationships And Life Quotes: Bite-Sized Advice For Busy People

You can never properly predict the future as it really turns out. So you are doing something a little different when you write science fiction. You are trying to take a different perspective on now.

— Kim Stanley Robinson

When you fail to educate a child, you are storing him up for a future disaster.” – Abdulazeez Henry Musa.

— Abdulazeez Henry Musa

Live then, beloved children of my heart, and never forget that, until the day God deigns to reveal the future to man, the sum of all human wisdom will be contained in these two words; Wait and Hope.

— Lorenzo Carcaterra, Sleepers

success is a conscious effort to make a change in your current situation and sticking to it , your current position is a result of how much change you made yesterday, your future depends on what you are willing to change today.

— KV Findthings

In the future he would remember to be kinder to her clothing… provided she didn’t look so damn good in them.

— Jacquelyn Frank, Cursed by Fire

People can never identify with you until they see a future in you”.

— Abdulazeez Henry Musa

For every minute, the future is becoming the past.

— Thor Heyerdahl

Mars, we know, was once wet and warm. Was it home to life? And what can living and learning to work on its rust-colored surface teach us about the future of our own planet, Earth? Answering those mysteries may hold the key to our future.

— Buzz Aldrin

I thought I saw my entire future once, every moment of it, until the day of my death. I spent it in her arms. Then after twenty years, she left.

— Jessica Fortunato

The mind that is anxious about the future is miserable.

— Marcus Annaeus Seneca

Don’t look backwards. That never does any good. Think about the future instead.

— Abigail Strom, Cross My Heart

The action films I will make in the future will be more believable and character-based. I am now on my second cycle of fame, and I want to make films that smell real and are truthful.

— Jean-Claude Van Damme

My future was a blank slate and only I could write on it.

— Carter Quinn, Fire & Rain

What is history? An echo of the past in the future a reflex from the future on the past.

— Victor Hugo

We have a positive vision of the future founded on the belief that the gap between the promise and reality of America can one day be finally closed. We believe that.

— Barbara Jordan

The future is just a projection of the past.

— Vivake Pathak, God and Destiny

Mortal has not been a habitable place for a long time. We have been trying to survive patching it but one day it will break completely. Twinmortal is the future for all of us. You will achieve that future for us by learning has much as you can.

— Carolina Cody Aldaz, The Guardians of the Earth Type Planets

The author says people are guilty of “wrecking the present because the future was bound to be a wreck.

— T.H. White, The Ill-Made Knight

My heart was in my mouth. I realised that I had no desire to know any more about her past. What was behind her made me feel sick, petrified. Only the future mattered now.

— Ruth Ahmed, When Ali Met Honour

God is up to something, but you will never know unless you figure out the difference between who is the messenger carrying your future and who is the person holding you back.

— Shannon L. Alder

If history only remembers one in a thousand of us, then that future will be filled with stories of who we were and what we did.

— Electronic Arts

The past is set down in a thousand thousand indelible scrolls. But the future is a blank parchment forever in wait of a present.

— Andrew Levkoff, The Other Alexander

Well, we all make mistakes, dear, so just put it behind you. We should regret our mistakes and learn from them, but never carry them forward into the future with us.

— L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Avonlea

People tend to dwell more on negative things than on good things. So the mind then becomes obsessed with negative things, with judgments, guilt and anxiety produced by thoughts about the future and so on.

— Eckhart Tolle

By means of positive imaginations, leaders bring the future to the present so that they can work on it before setting off to enter it.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Ladder

My heroes, my dreams, and my future lay in Yankee Stadium. And they can’t take that away from me.

— Derek Jeter

We have to forget the past. History is something that even today we are paying the consequences, and the future is integration. We all as a people, as citizens, as the leadership of both countries should be looking in that direction.

— Atifete Jahjaga

through prayer we can reach into the future and with loving hands touch those beyond our reach.

— Brother Andrew

The Fuhrer alone is the present and future German reality and its law. Learn to know ever more deeply: from now on every single thing demands decision, and every action responsibility.

— Martin Heidegger

It is absolutely certain that we must act to protect nature much more efficiently than ever before. Tomorrow – when mankind will step forward to a totally uncertain future – will be too late.

— Eraldo Banovac

Beyond the edge of the world there’s a space where emptiness and substance neatly overlap, where past and future form a continuous, endless loop. And, hovering about, there are signs no one has ever read, chords no one has ever heard.

— Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore

She was haunted by the possibility that she had missed her chance for happiness. But she had not missed her chance, she told herself, for her chance would not let her get away so easily. Each morning she was fortified by hope: the future loomed.

— Amanda Coplin, The Orchardist

Changes occur and expectations change. Reality brings new possibilities, while destroying some too. It’s true: the future is uncertain.

— Innocent Mwatsikesimbe, The Reason

England will still be England, an everlasting animal stretching into the future and the past, and, like all living things, having the power to change out of recognition and yet remain the same.

— George Orwell, England Your England

The future of architecture is culture.

— Philip Johnson

The future of a country doesn’t depend on its wealth but on its education.

— Debasish Mridha

Our highly qualified teachers not only work hard, but they care about each and every student that enters their classroom. I thank you, Montana teachers, for your sense of duty and compassion to our precious future generation.

— Conrad Burns

I no longer looked to the future or lost hope in it. The past and the future are, from the view of the present, nothing more than a distant paradise. As one who can never achieve divinity, all I could do is ponder that with all of my might.

— Kinoko Nasu, 空の境界 未来福音 [The Garden Of Sinners/Recalled Out Summer]

I have to think about the future because, not that I’m bored with it now, but I can’t live now, it’s not my place to live now. I’ve got to live ahead of myself.

— Ross Lovegrove

Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal that will make this world a better place for future generations.

— Debasish Mridha

The ability to withstand the flinch comes with the knowledge that the future will be better than the past.

— Julien Smith, The Flinch

Our intuition about the future is linear. But the reality of information technology is exponential, and that makes a profound difference. If I take 30 steps linearly, I get to 30. If I take 30 steps exponentially, I get to a billion.

— Ray Kurzweil

No skill shapes a child’s future success in school or in life more than the ability to read.

— Bob Riley

He [Winston Churchill] has a future and I have a past so we should be all right.

— Jennie Jerome Churchill

He gave a nod. “My future lies in your hands.” “Not your future, Gerard, but the path leading to it, ” she suggested

— Jettie Necole, Ruby

Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present. 

— Roger W. Babson

The future was getting here faster than I’d expected.

— Maggie Stiefvater, Forever

This is my future and I will take personal responsibility for making sure all competition requirements are met.

— Kim Collins

It’s too late to leave the future to the futurists.

— Sherry Turkle, Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other

Who are you?” he asked.I am the future queen of this world, at the very least. You may refer to me as Mistress Koboi for the next five minutes. After that you may refer to me as Aaaaarrrrgh, hold your throat, die screaming, and so on.

— Eoin Colfer, The Time Paradox

A future as lonely as the surface of the moon and still just the sight of him feels like a homecoming, like a song I used to know but forgot.

— Katie Cotugno, How to Love

Every penny NOT spent on investing in yourself (after basic needs of course) may be a wasted future opportunity from missing learns and connects.

— Richie Norton

I know that the future seems hard and scary, but it will get better, I promise. It’s time for you to move on. Get going.

— Asper Blurry, Train to the Edge of the Moon

I think you should live every moment like tomorrow is your last day, but you should also plan for the future like you will be living another hundred years.

— Carla Reighard, Travelers

Zen is a liberation from time. For if we open our eyes and see clearly, it becomes obvious that there is no other time than this instant, and that the past and the future are abstractions without any concrete reality.

— Alan W. Watts

I’m immortal. You consider the future because one day you’ll die. I don’t have that uncertainty.” – Kiaran

— Elizabeth May, The Falconer

We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.

— Franklin D. Roosevelt, Great Speeches

I paid more for the Dallas Cowboys than anyone prior than that had ever paid to get involved in sports. But I wanted to be a part of the future of the Dallas Cowboys.

— Jerry Jones

This world belongs to our future generations, so we have to take utmost care of it.

— Debasish Mridha

I believe the future is only the past again, entered through another gate.

— Arthur Wing Pinero

Your customers can tell you the things that are broken and how they want to be made happy. Listen to them. Make them happy. But don’t rely on them to create the future road map for your product or service. That’s your job.

— Mark Cuban

Anything you’re trying to will is focused on the future it’s always associated with some sort of anxiety that makes the present moment somewhat uncomfortable.

— Martha Beck

No other investment yields as great a return as the investment in education. An educated workforce is the foundation of every community and the future of every economy.

— Brad Henry

There is hope for the future because God has a sense of humor and we are funny to God.

— Bill Cosby

I have seen so many poets who were famous, who won all sorts of prizes, disappear with their death. I write as good as I can and don’t try to turn that into some hope for a future that I could never know.

— Donald Hall

Whichever point you reach in the future, that will be a miracle! If you reach tomorrow, that will be a miracle! If you reach next week or next year, that will be a miracle! Your every arrival to any point in the future time is a great victory!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

Your past is your experiences and your teacher as well, and your future is your hope, your dream and your fate, while the present is your moment of learning from past and preparation for the future.

— Jinnul Jr.

Want true success? Ask yourself these 3 questions daily:1. Who can I serve?2. Where can I contribute greatest?3. Is my work today congruent with my future goals?

— Richie Norton

I’m the son of a pediatrician, and I do believe that the most important resource we have is our kids. And I think the most important thing for America’s future is to invest more in our children.

— Ezekiel Emanuel

For some reason I believed that if you fell in love it was a guaranteed thing that your path would cross with his, and I never wondered how if would feel to fall in love with a man whose future just couldn’t include you.

— Laura Pritchett, Sky Bridge

Positive thinking relates to an art of reasoning with the quality of hope for a better future either in the face of difficulties or in the presence of abundance of opportunities.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Dream Big!: See Your Bigger Picture!

If only one generation takes action in raising their children as humans, rather than raising boys and girls, the future human civilization shall get rid of the sinister phenomenon of misogyny sooner than you can imagine.

— Abhijit Naskar

Your accomplishments in the past and present has a link to your future success.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Real generosity towards the future lies in giving all to the present.

— Albert Camus, Notebooks 1935-1942

The future is for everyone, not far, it’s just tomorrow.

— Auliq Ice

The future is purchased by the present.

— Samuel Johnson

Certainly the heart has always something to tell about the future to those who listen to it. But what does the heart know? Scarce a little of what has already happened.

— Alessandro Manzoni, The Betrothed

Power is the ability to direct or privent the current or future actions of other groups and individuals.

— Moisés Naím, The End of Power: From Boardrooms to Battlefields and Churches to States, Why Being In Charge Isn’t What It Used to Be

And yes, being lovesick is like being in mourning. Because you die, because your future dies and you with it…There is a hurting time. It lasts for so long. But it gets better. I know that now.

— Nina George, The Little Paris Bookshop

It’s shortsighted not to view the education of a future generation of Americans as a priority for all Americans.

— Mel Martinez

The future is built on brains, not prom court, as most people can tell you after attending their high school reunion. But you’d never know it by talking to kids or listening to the messages they get from the culture and even from their schools.

— Anna Quindlen

….And then I turned and saw a guy staring at me….”What are you looking at, idiot?” I asked, giving him the sneer that had served me so well.”My future wife. The mother of my children.

— Kristan Higgins, My One and Only

You will be fine, ‘ the fortune teller says. ‘There may be decisions to make and surprises in store. Life takes us to unexpected places sometimes. The future is never set in stone, remember that.

— Erin Morgenstern, The Night Circus

You need imagination in order to imagine a future that doesn’t exist.

— Azar Nafisi

Trusting the resolve in my heart is but a stepping stone to the future I now see clearly.

— S.K. Logsdon

We should regret our mistakes and learn from them, but never carry them forward into the future with us.

— Lucy Maud Montgomery

We all have a responsibility to protect endangered species, both for their sake and for the sake of our own future generations.

— Loretta Lynch

There was only present, and it was infinite. The past and the future were just blinders we wore so that infinity wouldn’t drive us mad.

— Laini Taylor, Dreams of Gods & Monsters

I don’t know what the future holds. I only know that I want to be with you. You and me. Everything else is negotiable.

— Joan Kilby, Two Against the Odds

Progress imposes not only new possibilities for the future but new restrictions.

— Norbert Wiener

And sometimes I try to stop speculating the future out of existence, and other times I just lean back and run with it because maybe it’s for the best.

— Bryan Lee O’Malley, Lost at Sea

Your past success is a foundation into future success.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

The flesh endures the storms of the present alone; the mind, those of the past and future as well as the present. Gluttony is a lust of the mind.

— Thomas Hobbes

The future is now.The past is now.Your influence is always now.

— L.H.

The future is hope!

— John Fiske

The future is not something we enter. The future is something we create.

— Leonard Sweet

The best way to create a better future is to do your best at this very moment.

— Debasish Mridha

My study of prophecy convinces me that God intends knowledge of future events to help us “occupy” with a sense of urgency until the Lord returns.

— David Jeremiah, Until Christ Returns: Living Faithfully Today While We Wait for Our Glorious Tomorrow

Marriage: a hopeful, generous, infinitely kind gamble taken by two people who don’t know yet who they are or who the other might be, binding themselves to a future they cannot conceive of and have carefully omitted to investigate.

— Alain de Botton, The Course of Love

If somebody asks you where you are going, tell him you are going to everywhere, because future is a path going to everywhere!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

Do not be ready to listen to anyone who is ready to show you your past mistakes instead, be ready to listen to someone who is ready to show you the untold lessons from your past mistakes so that you may be able to skip your future mistakes

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

But she finally had the good sense to see that a long, dull and predictable future was an expensive price to pay for the satisfaction of a passing sexual attraction.

— John Fowles

This book is written in blood.Is it written entirely in blood?No, some of it is written in tears. Are the blood and tears all mine?Yes, they have been in the past, but the future is a different ma

— Joanna Russ, The Female Man

No way exists in the present to accurately determine the future effect of the least of our actions.

— Gerald Jampolsky

You don’t want to engage in road rage when the person in the next car might be your child’s future teacher or your dentist’s father.

— Kim Edwards

When modern values and modern people are under attack in a country, we can be sure of a dark future in that country!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

Elisabeth had not had her future and her parents had not had theirs, there was nothing to this so-called future which was always promised to the young.

— Ingeborg Bachmann, Simultan: Erzählungen

People respond when you tell them there is a great future in front of you, you can leave your past behind.

— Joel Osteen

General..behold the future of weaponry.””What the hell I am seeing here, Colonel?””It’s..technologart of ancient weaponry, Sir!””It’s..what?

— Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

Don’t be ruled by your past. Don’t be crippled by the past. Let the past be the past and focus on what is ahead. Remember however that if you neglect the most essential lessons of the past, you shall walk into the future with one leg.

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

She made him yearn for a future his kind could never have, and a connection he sure as hell didn’t deserve.

— Katherine McIntyre, Scrying for Summer

Your future health can be predicted by the nutrient density of your diet.

— Joel Fuhrman

The future belongs to those who procreate.

— Duane Alexander Miller

The aristocracy in the future is not one of wealth or university education, but the aristocracy of the men who have done something for themselves and their fellow men.

— Charles M. Schwab

The future is called ‘perhaps’, which is the only possible thing to call the future. And the important thing is not to allow that to scare you.

— Tennessee Williams

A preoccupation with the future not only prevents us from seeing the present as it is but often prompts us to rearrange the past.

— Eric Hoffer

Japan’s beautiful seas and its territory are under threat, and young people are having trouble finding hope in the future amid economic slump. I promise to protect Japan’s land and sea, and the lives of the Japanese people no matter what.

— Shinzo Abe

The future is uncertain, but that can be a good thing.

— Jennifer Niven, All the Bright Places

Seeking God first will always put us in the correct position and aim us in the right direction to move into the future God has for us.

— Stormie Omartian, Choose Love: The Three Simple Choices That Will Alter the Course of Your Life

Parents are like shuttles on a loom. They join the threads of the past with threads of the future and leave their own bright patterns as they go.

— Fred Rogers

Happiness is not something you postpone for the future it is something you design for the present.

— Jim Rohn

Human beings do terrible things to each other and the tragic thing about it all is the way the remembrance of past hurt can rob us of our future and become the narrative of our lives.

— Richard Holloway, On Forgiveness: How Can We Forgive the Unforgiveable?

Knowing all the languages in the world could help you to really understand all the jokes you can hear… from my future Kids’ Funny Business.

— Ivan Stoikov

For a lack of education, a child’s future may hold no fortune.

— Dennis E. Adonis

If you deliver excellence right now, that gives you the best shot at the best future you’ve got coming.

— Robert Forster

History is written by victors, ” said Duko. “But I have little use for history. It is the future with which I am concerned.

— Raymond E. Feist, Shards of a Broken Crown

Catholic schools prepare every student to meet the challenges of their future by developing their mind, yes, but also their body and their soul and spirit.

— David Vitter

Ah, how quickly the hands on the clock circle toward the future we thought was far away! And how soon we become our mothers.

— Peggy Toney Horton, Somewhere in Heaven My Mother Is Smiling

No valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.

— Alan Watts

The most assured way to participate in a future is to anticipate it

— George Ifeanyi

We are not out to boast that there is so much percentage of growth per year. Our real concern is how it affects the lives of people, the future of our country.

— Aung San Suu Kyi

You create your future in the Present, use your Now well, for a better Tomorrow!

— Rachitha Cabral

It is difficult to live in the present ridiculous to live in the future and impossible to live in the past.

— Jim Bishop

We mourn the future because it’s easier than admitting that we’re miserable in the present.

— Robyn Schneider, Extraordinary Means

The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty miles an hour whatever he does whoever he is.

— C. S. Lewis

Often the deep valleys of our present will be understood only by looking back on them from the mountains of our future experience.

— Dieter F. Uchtdorf

A goal gives you the lens to see the future with clearer vision.

— J.R. Rim

Even though the future seems far away, it is actually beginning right now.

— Mattie J.T. Stepanek

It will hurt.” said Petra. “But let’s make the most of what we have, and not let future pain ruin present happiness.

— Orson Scott Card, Shadow Puppets

It is the duty of every wise person to seek out people with potential and freely guide them on the path of wisdom. By doing so, the wise leaders of the future are born, and the world will have a chance to mend itself.

— Charbel Tadros

Magicians and Mentalist predict the future because they create it.

— Amit Kalantri

Greatness must be measured by the transfer of success to future generations

— Mlungisi Simelane

If you are deliberately trying to create a future that feels safe, you will willfully ignore the future that is likely.

— Seth Godin, Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?

We keep waiting for that amazing thing to happen in the future that will be the key to our happiness. But this is it. Right now. Life continues to be a series of right nows. So learn to love right now, and you’ll have an amazing life.

— Barrie Davenport

Racism is an ism to which everyone in the world today is exposed; for or against, we must take sides. And the history of the future will differ according to the decision which we make.

— Ruth Benedict

A quality is something capable of being completely embodied. A law never can be embodied in its character as a law except by determining a habit. A quality is how something may or might have been. A law is how an endless future must continue to be.

— Charles Sanders Peirce

If we do not know what future the present is leading us toward, how can we say whether this present is good or bad, whether it deserves our concurrence, or our suspicion, or our hatred?

— Milan Kundera, Ignorance

I don’t think anybody anywhere can talk about the future of their people or of an organization without talking about education. Whoever controls the education of our children controls our future.

— Wilma Mankiller

Friend’s future is all yours, but past is ours, we lived it together.

— Nikhil Karke

The men of the future will yet fight their way to many a liberty that we do not even miss.

— Max Stirner, The Ego and Its Own

Once dishonesty is introduced, distrust becomes the hallmark of future dealings or associations.

— Jon M. Huntsman Sr., Winners Never Cheat: Even in Difficult Times

The supreme need of the world is peace and good will among men. It must be peace founded upon justice and fairness, the righting of past wrong, and the securing of the future as far as possible against the evils of the past.

— Charles M. Schwab

After the final no there comes a yes and on that yes the future of the world hangs.

— Wallace Stevens

You’re a hero and a gentleman, you’re kind and honest, but more than that, you’re the first man I ever truly loved. And no matter what the future brings, you always will be, and I know that my life is better for it.

— Nicholas Sparks, Dear John

The assertion that ‘all men are created equal’ was of no practical use in effecting our separation from Great Britain and it was placed in the Declaration not for that, but for future use.

— Abraham Lincoln

The future is not a gift – it is an achievement.

— Harry Lauder

This is what the past is for! Every experience God gives us, every person He puts in our lives is the perfect preparation for the future that only He can see.

— Corrie ten Boom, The Hiding Place

Are you afraid of the future? That is funny because future does not exist yet! Future is not even a shadow, because shadow exists! Let go your fear and concentrate on the present time!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

The future we seek in life lies in us”.

— Abdulazeez Henry Musa

Before capitalism will go to hell, then, it will for the foreseeable future hang in limbo, dead or about to die from an overdose of itself but still very much around, as nobody will have the power to move its decaying body out of the way.

— Wolfgang Streeck, How Will Capitalism End? Essays on a Failing System

No such thing as time travel, he’d rumbled patiently, once. Only live with what you’ve done, and try in the future to do what you’re happy to live with.

— Richard K. Morgan, Thirteen

Without the right succession planning put to play in human resources, we build for the future without a future

— Mmanti Umoh

As the future ripens in the past, so the past rots in the future –a terrible festival of dead leaves.

— Anna Akhmatova, Poems of Akhmatova

I have realized that the past and future are real illusions, that they exist in the present, which is what there is and all there is.

— Alan W. Watts

There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in…We should be thankful we cannot see the horrors and degradations lying around our childhood, in cupboards and bookshelves, everywhere.

— Graham Greene, The Power and the Glory

Why does a steward steal? He steals because he’s not sure he’ll always remain with his master and wants to make his future secure.

— Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo

Your future is only as bright as your mind is open.

— Rich Wilkins

We can pay our debt to the past by putting the future in debt to ourselves.

— John Buchan

I wanted that future officer to weigh decisions with a supple mind and to be comfortable with nuance and uncertainty.

— Craig M. Mullaney, The Unforgiving Minute: A Soldier’s Education

The flesh endures the storms of the present alone the mind those of the past and future as well.

— Epicurus

We study the past ecological history, with the conscience of the present ecological conditions. The key to predict future aquatic ecosystem changes.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Children—their untroubled, idyllic vision of the future is almost always shattered. Sooner or later they learn what all youth must—that life is the cruel fate that awaits them while they make plans for a tomorrow that will never be.

— Andrew Levkoff, A Mixture of Madness

Each prayer is like a seed that gets planted in the ground. It disappears for a season, but it eventually bears fruit that blesses future generations. In fact, our prayers bear fruit forever.

— Mark Batterson, Draw the Circle: The 40 Day Prayer Challenge

Fate is a future you didn’t try hard enough ti change. If you want things to go your way, being smart and being strong are helpful, but you still have to work your ass off.

— J.A. Konrath, Cherry Bomb

If you control the code, you control the world. This is the future that awaits us.

— Marc Goodman, Future Crimes: Everything Is Connected, Everyone Is Vulnerable, and What We Can Do About It

Leaders scan the future so it can be free of doubts and fear. They do so by not living a double standard life in the present.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders’ Ladder

There comes a moment in all travel when you know that you have really started. It may be weeks before you start or weeks after you have started; it is a spiritual emotion, a turning towards the future with an eager heart…

— H.V. Morton, In Search Of England

Locating God’s Word that describes the true picture of your future is the key that unlocks the mystery of the Word, which is called Dream.

— Benjamin Suulola

Time is an illusion of life the life of the past and the future clouds men from the true life of the present.

— Leo Tolstoy

The future is listening you, so be aware of what are you are repeating in your mind.

— Maddy Malhotra, How to Build Self-Esteem and Be Confident: Overcome Fears, Break Habits, Be Successful and Happy

Any blunder committed in the past opens the avenue for the success of the future. However, the success of the future massively is fueled by the how positively the mistakes of the past are handled!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

I’d forgotten that a boy from the streets is no match for the future Princeps.

— Marie Lu, Champion

For the cause that lacks assistance The wrong that needs resistance For the future in the distance And the good that I can do.

— George Linnaeus Banks

If I could have looked into the future to see what I would have become, I wouldn’t have become the person I was always meant to be. ~ lw

— Lisa L. Wiedmeier, Cheyenne

When one was full of energy and enthusiasm the world was an apple, the future was way beyond the horizon and only the present was pertinent.

— Jeff Tikari

It’s time that America’s government lived by the same values as America’s families. It’s time we invested in America’s future and made sure our people have the skills to compete and thrive in a 21st century economy. That’s what Democrats believe.

— Harry Reid

Hence, in desiring, the more the enjoyment is delayed, the more fancy begins to weave about the object images of future fruition, and to clothe the desired object with properties calculated to inflame the impulse.

— Samuel Alexander

When did the future switch from being a promise to a threat?

— Chuck Palahniuk

Planning eliminates urgency by allowing you to bring your future into the present.

— Mensah Oteh

I don’t like regressing – I move beyond. Life belongs to the future and I believe in creating History rather than visiting and revisiting the past.

— Amit Abraham

There is a design working behind the curtain of the stars, and we are fulfilling it, drawn toward the future on the tide of time, toward our destiny as the first settlers of a new world.”The room was still. He has them, she thought.

— Amy Kathleen Ryan, Glow

The future came and went in the mildly discouraging way that futures do.

— Neil Gaiman, Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch

I needed to choose between the one thing that really filled m thoughts-my love for that woman-and losing my freedom and all the choices that the future promised me. To be honest, the decision was easy.-Lukas Jessen-Petersen

— Paulo Coelho, The Witch Of Portobello

Well, we must wait for the future to show.

— Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse

I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.-Thomas Jefferson

— Thomas Jefferson

He that fears not the future may enjoy the present.

— Thomas Fuller

It is important to focus on present work. It is more important to align your present work with future outlook and desires.

— Abhishek Ratna, No Parking. No Halt. Success Non Stop!

When you allow your past to define your present, you’re setting yourself up for future disaster.

— Abdulazeez Henry Musa

The world is my country the human race is my race. The spirit of man is my god the future of man is my heaven.

— F. R. Scott

Look to the past to see what the future holds.

— Celia Conrad, Wilful Murder

The future was with Fate. The present was our own.~ The Poison Belt

— Arthur Conan Doyle, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

I always felt like my future was at stake every time I stepped on stage and that was kind of hair-raising. At some point I just went, don’t be frightened, you can’t do anything wrong, it’s your show.

— Rickie Lee Jones

We must remember that the people for whom this change represents a first taste of freedom and a new and brighter future did not allow their resolution to falter, no matter how great the suffering by which they bought this independence.

— Hjalmar Branting

for fear is all the blind future harrying us and when the scales drop away the fear goes too

— Adam Roberts, The Thing Itself

Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.

— Wayne Dyer

There is so much to say about a past. It’s a vein of gold through a mountain, leading to an incontrovertible stone heart of truth. But the future is a horizon – a faintly visible line that will promise much, and always remain to far away to touch.

— Aliya Whiteley, The Beauty

All your future needs are ready for you, because within [us] resides the Supreme Lord. Provided there is no interference from [our] mind-speech-body!

— Dada Bhagwan

In the future system, you will decide how your bodies look and feel, but only til then will you have the choice.

— David L. Lloyd

Present, rather than past, is the mother of future. So, your future must take after your present. But if it resembles more your past, the granny must be a slut!

— Raheel Farooq

The future is as bright as the promises of God.

— William Carey

You cannot predict the future but you can love and then love some more.

— Julieanne O’Connor, Spelling It Out for Your Man

At some future period, not very distant as measured by centuries, the civilized races of man will almost certainly exterminate, and replace the savage races throughout the world.

— Charles Darwin

That long (Canadian) frontier from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean guarded only by neighbourly respect and honourable obligations as an example to every country and a pattern for the future of the world.

— Winston Churchill

The completely profound senselessness of my own existence explodes into it’s own blissful freedom. There is no impending moment, no past moment, only this one, and without past there is no sorrow, and without future there can be no loss.

— Carol Cassella, Oxygen

The best way to predict the future is to create it.

— Peter Ducker

It’s been a difficult thing because some great opportunities have come and I’ve just been holding my breath and praying… I’m basically gambling hoping something will come along this season and if not, I don’t know what the future holds.

— Charisma Carpenter

You have to change your thinking if you desire to have a future different from your present.

— Germany Kent

Education, therefore, is a process of living and not a preparation for future living.

— John Dewey

The future cannot be controlled, only experienced.

— John Izzo

All that matters is this moment and what you make of it, because the past is history and the future is just full of wishes that you can’t foresee.

— Austin V. Songer

If we can recognize that change and uncertainty are basic principles we can greet the future and the transformation we are undergoing with the understanding that we do not know enough to be pessimistic.

— Hazel Henderson

But some things, no matter how unlikely, are just supposed to happen. You know what I mean. Some things just smack of the future and feel part of an overarching rightness.

— Marisa de los Santos, Belong to Me

The future is called “perhaps ” which is the only possible thing to call the future. And the important thing is not to allow that to scare you.

— Tennessee Williams

I have a great belief in the future of my people and my country.

— Marian Anderson

I walk through the old yellow sunlightto get to my kitchen tablethe poem about melying there with the booksin which I am listedamong the dead and future Dylans

— Leonard Cohen, The Energy of Slaves

And all your future lies beneath your hat.

— John Oldham

Passion has helped us; but can do so no more. It will in future be our enemy. Reason, cold, calculating, unimpassioned reason, must furnish all the materials for our future support and defence.

— Abraham Lincoln, Speeches and Writings, 1832-1858

So I try not to look too far into the future because I think that everything happens and will happen for a reason.

— Carrot Top

Whether you are just entering the workforce or nearing retirement age, planning for the future is critical.

— Ron Lewis

Live life to the fullest, for the future is scarce.

— Nick Carter

Love doesn’t erase the past, but it makes the future different.

— Gary Chapman, The Five Love Languages Singles Edition

God is more interested in your future and your relationships than you are.

— Billy Graham

The future was always before you. That was kind of the point of the future.

— Kate Hattemer, The Land of 10,000 Madonnas

Remember, the past need not become our future as well.

— Brandon Sanderson, Elantris

The only way to predict the future is to have power to shape the future.

— Eric Hoffer

People don’t have dominion over Nature. it’s gone beyond that. Human beings and the world are now the same thing. The future and whatever happens to you after you die – it’s all melted together. Death isn’t the escape hatch the way it used to be.

— Douglas Coupland, Girlfriend in a Coma

Until the day when God shall deign to reveal the future to man, all human wisdom is summed up in these two words, -Wait and hope.

— Alexandre Dumas, The Count of Monte Cristo

Instead of serving special interests, Congress should focus on the big picture. Globalization and technology have completely reshaped our economy in recent decades, and if we don’t respond, we’re putting the future of the middle class at risk.

— John Delaney

We drive into the future using only our rearview mirror.

— Marshall McLuhan

The future is the shape of things to come.

— H. G. Wells

The past was gone and the future had yet to unfold, and he knew he should focus his life on the present…yet his day-to-day existence suddenly struck him as endless and unbearable.

— Nicholas Sparks, The Choice

The most important subject in the curriculum in the future years will be how to love ourselves and be content.

— Abhysheq Shukla, Feelings Undefined: The Charm of the Unsaid

We seek only a place in our nations space future w/o discrimination. We ask as citizens of this nation to be allowed to participate with seriousness & sincerity in the making of history now…we offer you 13 women pilot volunteers.

— Jeri Cobb

Life is like one big blueprint, if you don’t make plans then your future will not be built

— Rea Hayman

There is a mortal breed most full of futility. In contempt of what is at hand they strain into the future hunting impossibilities on the wings of ineffectual hopes.

— Pindar

Artists of today can be inspired by the past, but they have to apply present methods if they want a future in music.

— Loren Weisman

Regulate your mind. Do not worry excessively about the future. If you have done everything that has to be done, the future will take care of itself.

— Choa Kok Sui, Compassionate Objectivity – The Golden Lotus Sutras on Character Building

As you think about the future . . . give thanks and trust God . . . Even when life may be difficult, we should thank God for all He does for us—which we do not deserve.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

But bid life seize the present? It lives less in the present Than in the future always, And less in both together Than in the past. The present Is too much for the senses, Too crowding, too confusing— Too present to imagine.

— Robert Frost

Your future is uncertain, and I can tell you nothing that can help you. You are singular and dangerous, and so it is that you are sought by both the Dark and the Light.

— Alison Croggon, The Naming

Be so free that nothing more than your future can distract your attention.

— Michael Bassey Johnson

Imagination allows us to conceive of delightful future possibilities, pick the most amazing one, and pull the present forward to meet it.

— Jason Silva

I don’t really know what the future of science is. Maybe we have come to the end of science; maybe science is a finite field. The inventions resulting from this finite field, however, are boundless.

— Ivar Giaever

The future should be exciting, you know? It shouldn’t be a nerve-wracking experience.

— Brendon Urie

We know from chaos theory that even if you had a perfect model of the world, you’d need infinite precision in order to predict future events. With sociopolitical or economic phenomena, we don’t have anything like that.

— Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Starting over is an acceptance of a past we can’t change, an unrelenting conviction that the future can be different, and a stubborn wisdom to use the past to make the future was the past was not.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough

I can’t predict the future but I’m pretty much sure of how I want it to be, how so? Because I have a dream and zero reasons not to achieve it.

— Unarine Ramaru

Life is divided into three parts: what was, what is and what shall be. Of these three periods, the present is short, the future is doubtful and the past alone is certain.

— Seneca, On the Shortness of Life

I figured something out. The future is unpredictable.

— John Green, An Abundance of Katherines

The future condition of the conquered power depends on the will of the conquerer.

— Thaddeus Stevens

The future belongs to nations who have grains not guns.

— Dr. MS Swaminathan

The cost of adding a feature isn’t just the time it takes to code it. The cost also includes the addition of an obstacle to future expansion. The trick is to pick the features that don’t fight each other.

— John Carmack

Let us make future generations remember us as proud ancestors just as, today, we remember our forefathers.

— Roh Moo-hyun

When you initiate something creative and develop your policies that are solution based, you would then be able to flourish audiences who can heavily rely on your ideas for future success.

— Saaif Alam

The day you stop dreaming, you stop creating the future as well!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

You have to choose your future regrets.

— Christopher Hitchens

The days of the future stand in fornt of usLike a line of candles all alightGolden and warm and lively little candlesThe days that are past are left behind

— Constantinos P. Cavafis

Put your interest in the future, because you’re going to spend the rest of your life there and make sure in this future you will be found in the loving arms of Christ

— John M Sheehan

Everyone was saying computers were going to be the future of art; everyone had to do something in this medium. And it was almost some sort of rebellion that I wanted to do these small, intimate drawings.

— Marcel Dzama

The future you have, tomorrow, won’t be the same future you had, yesterday.

— Chuck Palahniuk, Rant

We change the future with every choice we make

— Kiersten White, Perfect Lies

Nations, as well as men, almost always betray the most prominent features of their future destiny in their earliest years.

— Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America

Be careful whom you choose to love. This decision will impact your future life and happiness in ways you cannot yet imagine.

— Toni Coleman

I am only 33, I’ve got a lot to do. This is the first half of my career. I’m looking forward to the future and I’m proud about the past.

— Ice Cube

Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.

— Steve Maraboli

My history is my step to future , whatever the history was full of garbage, but I can get over it and get to the TOP with my History

— Ahmed Farrag

Live for the present, as the past has gone and the future as yet to arrive.

— LadyTiara

If you are not EXCITED enough at your present life its mean your future is not EXITING. Excitement will give you ENTHUSIASM and enthusiasm will give you a positive energetic LIFE STYLE which could give you a successful exiting life…

— Rashedur Ryan Rahman

One of the schools in Tlön has reached the point of denying time. It reasons that the present is undefined, that the future has no other reality than as present hope, that the past is no more than present memory.

— Jorge Luis Borges

What makes America amazing is that there have always been men and women of courage who were willing to think more about the future of their children and grandchildren than they did about their own political careers.

— Scott Walker

The future can ever promise but one thing and one thing only: surprises.

— Steven Erikson

I’m interested in things that change the world or that affect the future and wondrous, new technology where you see it, and you’re like, ‘Wow, how did that even happen? How is that possible?’

— Elon Musk

You need to use you imagined view of the future you dream of, then paint the statement in words, to state that clear dream of your desired future.

— Archibald Marwizi, Making Success Deliberate

We cannot talk people into accepting the future if they haven’t been there

— Unknown

Those whom you spend most of your time with, and the voices you allow to influence your thoughts, play a significant part in who you become and the future you have.

— Mensah Oteh, The Best Chance: A Guide to Discovering Your Purpose, Reaching Your Potential, Experiencing Fulfilment and Achieving Success in Any Area of Life

Since the future is unknown, in every step forward we walk to the unknown!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

My own view is that being a vegetarian or vegan is not an end in itself, but a means towards reducing both human and animal suffering and leaving a habitable planet to future generations.

— Peter Singer

What a man wants is a mate and what a woman wants is infinite security, ’ and, ‘What a man is is an arrow into the future and a what a woman is is the place the arrow shoots off from.

— Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

Capture yesterday’s moments, they are future memories

— Penwell Chiloane

The future for me is already a thing of the past -You were my first love and you will be my last

— Bob Dylan, Bob Dylan – Love and Theft: Piano/Vocal/Guitar

I try to learn from the past but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That’s where the fun is.

— Donald Trump

The future is the past in preparation.

— Pierre Dae

The future was one thing that could never be broken, because it had not yet had the chance to be anything.

— Sarah Dessen, Saint Anything

As for future life every man must judge for himself between conflicting vague probabilities.

— Charles Darwin

She smelled like a mountain valley in springtime and made him dream of the future in a way he hadn’t considered possible.

— Lyz Kelley, Blinded

In life things often go wrong, and the future rarely happens the way you think it will.

— Mark Peter Hughes, Lemonade Mouth Puckers Up

Learn to appreciate every moment of your life, stop thinking of the future too much, you have a choice to make a difference in your life at any time you wish.

— Auliq Ice

Facing the backside of the future is the only way to move forward

— Benny Bellamacina, Philosophical Uplifting Quotes and Poems

People are getting famous now for serving food out of a truck, or for, well, pork buns. I don’t know if I’m really pleased to be a part of that. I’m somewhat terrified of what the future holds, especially in America.

— David Chang

Well, kid, I have seen the future and it shits.

— Larry Kramer, Faggots

The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.

— Abraham Lincoln

Your choices are where your future begins.

— Bill Jensen, Future Strong

As you have learnt something of time, value and make a proper use of it. Once past, it knows no return; how necessary, then, that you spend it in improving your mind and fitting it for future happiness and usefulness.

— Dorothea Dix

It was a fitting animal for a priest. Cats guard the secrets of the otherworld and are liaisons with mystic realms. Protectors of esoteric knowledge, cats can open the gates through which a priest can see the future and gain insight.

— M.J. Rose, Seduction

The choices you make from this day forward will lead you, step by step, to the future you deserve.

— Chris Murray, The Extremely Successful Salesman’s Club

It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.

— Edgar Allan Poe

Because if they grow up holding on to such terrible feelings, it could lead to another war come time in the future when the fate of the country is in their hands.

— Erin Gruwell, The Freedom Writers Diary

You spend your whole life stuck in the labyrinth, thinking about how you’ll escape one day, and how awesome it will be, and imagining that future keeps you going, but you never do it. You just use the future to escape the present.

— John Green, Looking for Alaska

The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be.

— Marcel Pagnol

Work done is of more consequence for the future than the foresight of an angel.

— George MacDonald, Unspoken Sermons: Series I, II, III

If I don’t keep this job, then my only future career-options are working in Argos, or being a prostitute, ‘ I say, w

— Caitlin Moran, How to Build a Girl

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

Happy but isn’t the human factor what connexus a deeply to our past will future generations care as much for chronologies and casualty statistics as they would for the personal accounts of individuals not so different from themselves.

— Max Brooks, World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War

You have a choice. Take hold of your future or the past will take it for you.

— Pepper D. Basham

We live in the present we dream of the future but we learn eternal truths from the past.

— Madame Chiang Kai-Shek

Any system which allows men to choose their own future will end by choosing safety and mediocrity, and in such a Reality the stars are out of reach.

— Isaac Asimov

Those who are unwilling to invest in the future haven’t earned one.

— Sravani Saha Nakhro

To that movement, consecrated by religious principle, sustained by an awful sense of justice, and cheered by the brightest hopes of future good, all our powers, talents, and attainments are devoted.

— George Ripley

The worst thing that can happen in a democracy – as well as in an individual’s life – is to become cynical about the future and lose hope.

— Hillary Clinton

If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it’s not.

— Elon Musk

Past success is no guarantee of future success, so I have learned to be an entrepreneur. I began to produce and direct my own projects.

— Ian Ziering

But I know nothing; my future is a wide-open vista, leading to an unknown country – The Rest Of My Life.

— Kate Atkinson, Behind the Scenes at the Museum

A forecasting game is a kind of simulation, a kind of scenario, a kind of teleconference, a kind of artifact from the future – and more – that enlists the participants as ‘first-person forecasters.’

— Howard Rheingold

Everybody has to start somewhere. You have your whole future ahead of you. Perfection doesn’t happen right away.

— Haruki Murakami, Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman

When companies are private, founders can share more about their future dreams with investors; report less; and the shares are illiquid, constraining short-term changes in valuation.

— Aileen Lee

The time to read Madame Bovary is when your romantic hopes and desires have crashed, and you will believe that your future relationships will have disappointing – even devastating – consequences.

— John Irving, In One Person

The future of my child is unknown but I have loved him, supported him, and taught him right from wrong. I will continue to do so…

— Brenda Lochinger

But the future must be met, however stern and iron it be.

— Elizabeth Gaskell, North and South

Eyes can’t sense a smell of rain before it drops.Mind can’t see event of future before it happens.

— Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

I thought that being popular in school was just so pathetic. I knew I had a future over and beyond the horizon of that school.

— Milla Jovovich

The ability to see the future does not require sight just Vision and Passion to embrace Change for a better American future.-12-05-2013

— Michael E. McKinzy Sr.

With us air people, the future of our nation is indissolubly bound up in the development of air power.

— Billy Mitchell

To a father, when a child dies, the future dies; to a child when a parent dies, the past dies.

— Red Auerbach

The lesson we are indebted to Egypt for, our future generations learned that in the face of oppression silence is never golden.

— Aysha Taryam, The Opposite of Indifference: A Collection of Commentaries

Your journey into the future can only begin when you are able to let go of the past.

— Debasish Mridha

Never let the future disturb you – you will meet it with the same weapons of reason and mind that, today, guard you against the present…

— Marcus Aurelius, The Thoughts of Marcus Aurelius

Every future we imagine is transformed inexorably into a part of our children’s understanding of their past, of the assumptions their parents and grandparents could not help but make.The Killer Hook

— Michael Chabon

Dreams are sacred future events. It can be either a fate or a warning.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

People don’t realize that now is all there ever is there is no past or future except as memory or anticipation in your mind.

— Eckhart Tolle

I know not why there is such a melancholy feeling attached to the remembrance of past happiness, except that we fear that the future can have nothing so bright as the past.

— Julia Ward Howe

Develop the daily habit of visualisation and dreaming by consciously seeing a better and brighter future through your mind’s eye.

— Mensah Oteh

Always put the unknown future into the hands of the known God. He has the key it will take to unlock your locked doors.

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

The future is just wasted on some people.

— Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters

Daily life took as much as she had. The future was sunset; the past something to leave behind. And if it didn’t stay behind, well, you might have to stomp it out.

— Toni Morrison, Beloved

[W]e have endless opportunities to forget the self – in planting a tree for future generations; in creating a poem, a meal, a vessel of clay;

— Steve Hagen, Buddhism Plain and Simple

A cardinal tenet of conservatism is that social inertia is – and ought to be – strong. It discourages and, if necessary, defeats the political grandiosity of those who would attempt to engineer the future by rupturing connections with the past.

— George F. Will, The Woven Figure: Conservatism and America’s Fabric

The future of America is not an entitlement. We have been given a treasure chest of gifts and opportunities, but some people are being left behind, and success is not sustainable unless it is shared.

— Howard Schultz

I had come to regard him as a loner with no real past and a future so vague that there was no sense talking about it.

— Hunter S. Thompson, The Rum Diary

The past is your teacher. The present is your opportunity. The future is your reward.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

The artist is an educator of artists of the future who are able to understand and in the process of understanding perform unexpected – the best – evolutions.

— Saul Steinberg

To pin your hopes upon the future is to consign those hopes to a hypothesis, which is to say, a nothingness. Here and now is what we must contend with.

— Angela Carter

My future is one I must make myself.

— Louis L’Amour

The future needed service, not pity, not piety; but in the past lay darkness, confusion, waste, and all the cramped primitive minds, bewildered, torturing one another in their stupidity, yet one and all in some unique manner, beautiful.

— Olaf Stapledon, Last and First Men

The future is as bright as your faith.

— Thomas S. Monson

We can see well into the past we can guess shrewdly in to the future but that which is rolled up and muffled in impenetrable folds is today.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

I am an optimist. Anyone interested in the future has to be otherwise he would simply shoot himself.

— Arthur C. Clarke

I was about nine years old when a teacher administered my IQ test. Unfortunately, as I was nine, I didn’t know that I needed to keep the paperwork for future reference.

— Walter O’Brien

The health of your future kids does not start with their birth—it starts with you, right now, well before you plan to impregnate your wife.

— Pratik Patil, Pregnancy and Men

Invest in the future because that is where you are going to spend the rest of your life.

— Habeeb Akande

A hybrid human-robot mission to investigate an asteroid affords a realistic opportunity to demonstrate new technological capabilities for future deep-space travel and to test spacecraft for long-duration spaceflight.

— Buzz Aldrin

What you saw is what I showed you. What you are seeing is what I’m showing you. What you are going to see, you can’t even imagine the future me.

— Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.

Your beliefs affect your choices. Your choices shape your actions. Your actions determine your results. The future you create depends upon the choices you make and the actions you take today.

— Roy T. Bennett

Our attitude to these criticisms must be determined by our whole moral and emotional reaction to the future of international relations and the Peace of the World.

— John Maynard Keynes

Your future depends on many things but mostly on you.

— Frank Tyger

Everything you need for better future and success has already been written. And guess what? All you have to do is go to the library.

— Henri Frederic Amiel

The present moment is the substance with which the future is made. Therefore, the best way to take care of the future is to take care of the present moment. What else can you do?

— Thich Nhat Hanh, The Art of Mindful Living: How to Bring Love, Compassion, and Inner Peace Into Your Daily Life

Courting is a much sweeter term than ‘dating’. It sounds like it has more intent, more like an agreement that two people enter into with a future in mind.

— Kim Cattrall

Will my future faith be dominated by past demons? Will my unlimited possibilities give way to my limited territory?”Read more in A Daughter’s Worth Novel

— Michelle Carithers

The NOW is such a magical moment that you have the time to live a magical life and have no time to have guilt of the past, worry of the future but to live now fully and unfold our magnificence with the help of Allah

— Muhaya Haji Mohamad

In her past were sweet passages, in her future rosy hopes.

— Charlotte Brontë, Shirley

Later she remembered all the hours of the afternoon as happy — one of those uneventful times that seem at the moment only a link between past and future pleasure, but turn out to have been the pleasure itself.

— F. Scott Fitzgerald, Tender is the Night

My happiness with the future and the present depends on my ability to let the past go and make peace with it.

— A.J. Darkholme, Rise of the Morningstar

[O]urs is a culture of the perpetual present, one that deliberately severs itself from the past that created us as well as the future we are shaping with our actions.

— Naomi Klein

Although children are only 24 percent of the population, they’re 100 percent of our future and we cannot afford to provide any child with a substandard education.

— Ed Markey

Nobody lives forever, nobody stays young long enough. My past seemed like so much excess baggage, my future a series of long goodbyes, my present an empty flask, the last good drink already bitter on my tongue.

— James Crumley, The Last Good Kiss

What you focus upon for the future has potential to transpire.

— Steven Redhead, Life Is A Cocktail

I’m always thinking about creating. My future starts when I wake up in the morning and see the light.

— Miles Davis

The road may be rough, the journey may be tough and the experience may be bitter, but they are stepping stones to our future thrones.

— Bamigboye Olurotimi

Those who want to have a beautiful future must first dream of a beautiful future! Dream is the first step; it is the first action; it is the first move before any move, it is the first of everything!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

If the future of the free world depends on me, please accept my apology in advance

— R.S. Gompertz, Life’s Big Zoo

When you fail, you can resist correction or cooperate in your recovery and future success.

— David P. Ingerson

The person who failed often knows how to avoid future failures. The person who knows only success can be more oblivious to all the pitfalls.

— Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

Forget the past – the future will give you plenty to worry about.

— George Allen, Sr.

Writers are never fully present because they’re always imagining a different version of the way things are happening; imagining the past in a different way, imagining the present in a different way, imagining the future in a different way.

— Jessica Soffer

…what happens tomorrow is the future but what happened yesterday is already part of on-going history…

— Peggy Herbert, Tales from Toothaker: How We Used Humor, Hard Work, and Hand-Me-Downs to Create an Island Home

You know, nothing is more important than education, because nowhere are our stakes higher; our future depends on the quality of education of our children today.

— Arnold Schwarzenegger

One day we will all have to leave this beautiful world, and we want to leave with peace towards eternal peace. We also want our future generations to live with joy and peace.

— Debasish Mridha

Teachers do the noble work of educating our children. And we can’t thank them enough for the hard work they put in every day to ensure a bright future for all of us.

— Denise Juneau

The future or organizations have amazing digital traits such as customer-centricity, empathy, and participation.

— Pearl Zhu, Change Insight: Change as an Ongoing Capability to Fuel Digital Transformation

My purpose… to go on with my heart and soul, devoting all my energies to Girl Scouts, and heart and hand with them, we will make our lives and the lives of the future girls happy, healthy and holy.

— Juliette Gordon Low

There is no justifiable prediction about how the hypothesis will hold up in the future its degree of corroboration simply is a historical statement describing how severely the hypothesis has been tested in the past.

— Robert Nozick

There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.

— Graham Greene

How can the past and future be, when the past no longer is, and the future is not yet? As for the present, if it were always present and never moved on to become the past, it would not be time, but eternity.

— Augustine of Hippo, Confessions

Don’t let the present pass in sorrow, hoping that the future will be full of Joy.


the hope of a better future belongs to us!

— Manuel Corazzari

Work hard and wait for the fulfillment of future events.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

The archaeologists of the future will find themselves excavating heaps of our discarded junk, picking through mountains of DVDs and yoghurt pots and wondering: “who the fuck were these idiots?

— Chris Thomas, You Have Too Much Shit

Only the present exists. The past is gone, and the future has not yet happened. There is only ever time present.

— Fennel Hudson, A Meaningful Life – Fennel’s Journal – No. 1

You have no future when the past rules you.

— Sara Sheridan, Truth Or Dare

The good past is so far away and the near past is so horrible and the future is so perilous, that the present has a chance to expand into a golden eternity of here and now.

— Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Gift from the Sea

If anybody tries to penetrate the past with the knife of the present will always act in vain. The past is invulnerable. Such attempts can only cause the present or the future to bleed.” – Gregor Brand

— Simon Schwartz

If you really want to grow great, you need to avoid costly pleasures and preserve your future treasures.

— Israelmore Ayivor

We need not be afraid of the future, for the future will be in our own hands.

— Thomas Dewey

Waiting well looks forward to the future while staying present in the present. Waiting well means I remain open to God and allow Him to move me toward the future He has planned, in His time.

— Wendy Pope, Wait and See: Finding Peace in God’s Pauses and Plans

ESPN, is having the ability to foretell future outcomes in sports.

— Anthony Liccione

Atlas said, ‘Must my future be so heavy?’ Hera said, ‘That is your present, Atlas. Your future hardens every day, but it is not fixed.’ ‘How can I escape my fate?’ ‘You must choose your destiny.

— Jeanette Winterson, Weight: The Myth of Atlas and Heracles

But I dare not think too far into the future on the risk that I’ll miss the present.

— Colin Farrell

The physician must be able to tell the antecedents, know the present, and foretell the future — must mediate these things, and have two special objects in view with regard to disease, namely, to do good or to do no harm.

— Hippocrates

If Jesus Christ was who He claimed to be, and He did die on a cross at a point of time in history, then, for all history past and all history future it is relevant because that is the very focal point for forgiveness and redemption.

— Josh McDowell

The arrow of time obscures memory of both past and future circumstance with innumerable fallacies, the least trivial of which is perception.

— Ashim Shanker, Only the Deplorable

If the past could be changed, it would not exist. If the future could be stopped, it would not survive. If the present could be avoided, it would not prevail.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

My wish for the new millennium is for all children… to grow up wiser, and stronger and more prosperous for the future than ever before.

— Hillary Clinton

… the future is a teenage crackhead who makes shit up as he goes along.

— Chuck Klosterman, But What If We’re Wrong? Thinking About the Present As If It Were the Past

The future is hidden even from those who make it.

— Anatole France

Let not the jolly be alone in the world, for they shall talk about the future and snag to do the exercises.

— Auliq Ice

Confidence and hope builds up in you when you have a glimpse of what your future is like

— Sunday Adelaja

My expertise is the space program and what it should be in the future based on my experience of looking at the transitions that we’ve made between pre-Sputnik days and getting to the moon.

— Buzz Aldrin

Eternity is not just looking to the future and our place with God in Heaven, but it is looking at our Eternity as if it were only moments away.

— Beth Nimmo, Rachel’s Tears: The Spiritual Journey of Columbine Martyr Rachel Scott

We’ve had great successes, but our future is not about our past success. It’s going to be about whether we will invent things that are really going to drive our future.

— Satya Nadella

The future of humanity is going to bifurcate in two directions: Either it’s going to become multiplanetary, or it’s going to remain confined to one planet and eventually there’s going to be an extinction event.

— Elon Musk

After centuries of dormancy, young women… can now look toward a future moulded by their own hands.

— Rita Levi-Montalcini

The future belongs to us. I think that art is a force that can change the world.

— Shahin Najafi

The bad news is, our past defines us. However, the good news is, our future will someday be a part of that past.

— Palle Oswald

Men don’t come up to you to just talk. We come up to you with a plan. We’re looking across the room at you, and we don’t care about your hopes and dreams. We don’t care about what your future holds. We saw something we wanted.

— Steve Harvey

Its more fun to think of the future than dwell on the past.

— Sara Shepard, Unbelievable

It is necessary for the future scientists interested in the field of Neurotheology, to have a bit naïve approach towards the whole idea of God and religion beyond the conventional labels of religion and atheism.

— Abhijit Naskar

Most of us are too focused on our future that we forget to live our present.

— Raaz Ojha

I think the future takes care of itself.

— Pam Bondi

Anxiety does not make a future situation turn out better if anything it stops you from reaching your highest potential. Relax and live in the present, not the future.

— Avina Celeste

After the final no there comes a yes / And on that yes the future world depends.

— Wallace Stevens

Technology – with all its promise and potential – has gotten so far beyond human control that its threatening the future of humankind.

— Kim J. Vicente

The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life

— Plato

… Life can be savored only if you look to the future and leave vengeance to the gods

— David Gemmell, Fall of Kings

Life insurance became popular only when insurance companies stopped emphasizing it as a good investment and sold it instead as a symbolic commitment by fathers to the future well-being of their families.

— James Surowiecki

The future is today.

— William Osler

The future of television is not on television but online. A majority of us are turning to our computers and mobile devices for news and entertainment, Millennials especially.

— Jason Calacanis

Sustainable development is a fundamental break that’s going to reshuffle the entire deck. There are companies today that are going to dominate in the future simply because they understand that.

— Francois-Henri Pinault

The future cannot be determined. I can only be experienced as it is occurring. Life doesn’t know what it will be until it notices what it has become.

— Margaret J. Wheatley, A Simpler Way

I think that the first thing is you should have a strategic asset allocation mix that assumes that you don’t know what the future is going to hold.

— Ray Dalio

He knew he would always remember her, standing there with that expectant, forward-looking smile, enough to turn the future into summer.

— Willa Cather, The Song of the Lark

Elections are also about the future – the pledges that we are making for this country. For those who care about equality and fairness in the UK, and beyond, Labour really is the only choice.

— Anne Campbell

We cannot turn the clock back nor can we undo the harm caused, but we have the power to determine the future and to ensure that what happened never happens again.

— Paul Kagame

What was the future? The future was a solid wall, not promising, not threatening – all bunk. No guarantees of anything, not even the guarantee that life isn’t one big joke.

— Bob Dylan, Chronicles, Vol. 1

History belongs to the intercessors – those who believe and pray the future into being.

— Walter Wink

We can’t gather the intelligence we need to foil future attacks, if we are blindly granting terrorists the right to remain silent. But for some reason, we’ve already done that – with the terrorist who tried to bring down Flight 253.

— Peter T. King

I try to learn from the past, but I plan for the future by focusing exclusively on the present. That’s where the fun is.

— Donald Trump

We are being tough in saying it is a duty on the unemployed in future not only to be available for work – and not to shirk work – but also to get the skills for work. That is a new duty we are introducing.

— Gordon Brown

Do something today that your future self will thank you for.

— Anonymous

The future is up for grabs. It belongs to any and all who will take the risk and accept the responsibility of consciously creating the future they want.

— Robert Anton Wilson

But you can build a future out of anything. A scrap, a flicker. The desire to go forward, slowly, one foot at a time. You can build an airy city out of ruins.

— Lauren Oliver, Pandemonium

The past is a ghost, the future a dream and all we ever have is now.

— Bill Cosby

A good man lives for the joy in life and the happiness of being alive, not shackled to the wants of the future or the regrets of the past.

— Carew Papritz, The Legacy Letters: his Wife, his Children, his Final Gift

Nothing—not even the US Army—more threatens the future of a democratic, pluralistic and (dare we wish, secular) Iraq than the political ascendancy of Islamic fascists like Al Sadr.

— Marc Cooper

Looking to advance in journalism, one future editor displayed skilled as varied as economic analysis and humorous commentary.

— Harold Holzer, Lincoln and the Power of the Press: The War for Public Opinion

We grow in time to trust the future for our answers.

— Ruth Benedict

To understand what a person is, it is necessary always to refer to what he may be in the future, for every state of the person is pointed in the direction of future possibilities.

— Gordon W. Allport, Becoming: Basic Considerations for a Psychology of Personality

I think the future of psychotherapy and psychology is in the school system. We need to teach every child how to rarely seriously disturb himself or herself and how to overcome disturbance when it occurs.

— Albert Ellis

Unification is not our present goal. That is a future program.

— Kim Dae Jung

True friends are always near, the Goddess said. Beneath the eyelids on a stormy night, around the bend in a wicked dream, hearkening to the future by the chimes of their companion’s call.

— Mary-Jean Harris, Aizai the Forgotten

Fear is an uneasiness of the mind upon the thought of a future evil likely to befall us.

— John Locke

Banks were once places to hold money and were very careful in lending to finance families as they built a future – bought homes, bought cars, took out student loans.

— Elizabeth Warren

Failure is the best teacher for future success.

— Debasish Mridha

You can’t run from feelings, Charity. You have to face them. Otherwise your future will look just like your past.

— Elizabeth Jane Howard, Mr. Wrong

Yet it’s not for want of future that I’m here, he thought. It’s for want of a present.

— John le Carré, The Honourable Schoolboy

The future is not about a single mind that sees or predicts – it is about the many.

— Daniel Egger

Poor Mary. They married her to Jesus, and Jesus is an asexual circumcised revolutionary. What future is there to be had in that scenario?

— Rawi Hage, Carnival

You’re here. You’re real. Embrace that person you were, and make sure you have reason to like the person you’re becoming. The past you can’t change. The future is what matters.

— David Walton, Supersymmetry

Don’t wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.

— Eckhart Tolle

If you have mindfulness, if you feel safe, you recognize that you have plenty of conditions to be happy already, and that you don’t need to run into the future in order to get a few more conditions.

— Thich Nhat Hanh, Good Citizens: Creating Enlightened Society

Release your past into the universe and embrace your future with opened arms.

— Delma Pryce, ABOVE AND BEYOND: My Spiritual Journey

The past and future are what’s complicated. It’s the present that’s simple.

— David Levithan, Every Day

When we are children we seldom think of the future. This innocence leaves us free to enjoy ourselves as few adults can. The day we fret about the future is the day we leave our childhood behind.

— Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind

She had the bizarre feeling of time bending all around her, as though she was from the past reading about the future, or from the future reading about the past.

— Mohsin Hamid, Exit West

I think Twitter is the future of communications and Square will be the payment network.

— Jack Dorsey

I claim for Canada this, that in future Canada shall be at liberty to act or not act, to interfere or not interfere, to do just as she pleases, and that she shall reserve to herself the right to judge whether or not there is cause for her to act.

— Wilfrid Laurier

Your life is in your hands. Only YOU have the capacity to turn it into a rosy path or a thorn filled one. Increase your vibrational output with Cosmic Ordering and your future will be rosy.

— Stephen Richards

The future vibrated with uncertainty. I had failed. I had ignorance. I had hope.

— Sean Ferrell, Man in the Empty Suit

Everyone says that you should live like there is no tomorrow, but I think it’s even more important to live like there is no yesterday. Your future means so much more than your past.

— John A. Ashley

All bowmen are caught between heaven and earth, born to discovery, choosing to love and raise their eyes high to a future that is apparent only through the strength of their hope.

— David Paul Kirkpatrick, The Address Of Happiness

We hold the future still timidly, but perceive it for the first time as a function of our own action.

— J.D. Bernal, The World, the Flesh & the Devil;: An Enquiry into the Future of the Three Enemies of the Rational Soul

Where your flesh is in front, your future is behind.

— Paul Enenche

You cannot plan the future by the past.

— Edmund Burke

…it saddens me that she has to grow up and make friends with humans. I hear the future coming for her. Stomp, stomp, stomp.

— Catherine Austen, All Good Children

There is a different future that is available to North Korea, if they choose differently.

— Mitchell Reiss

The past, the present and the future – none of those are set. We know that now. They change as we change.

— Aliya Whiteley, The Beauty

The best way to create a future is to set a goal and take action.

— Debasish Mridha

The future is the worst thing about the present.

— Gustave Flaubert

It is important to be considerate of the future, but when we invest all of our present in our future hopes, we are placing a lot of value on what is inevitably in doubt.

— Gyalwa Dokhampa, The Restful Mind

You can see the future only when he that knows the future reveals it to you

— Sunday Adelaja

Our future lies on the horizon of our destiny.

— Robin Hubbard

Your future depends on many things, but mostly on you.

— Frank Tyger

The price we pay for the anticipation of our future is anxiety about it.

— Carl Sagan, Dragons of Eden: Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence

Just because you have a past with someone, doesn’t mean you should have a future with them.

— Robert Tew

Politics should be a field that attracts statesmen, not future CEO’s and board members.

— Kenneth Eade, Terror on Wall Street, a Financial Metafiction Novel

YOU are YOU! Know YOU can! YOU must not be afraid because God has a prosperous future plan for YOU! YOU got to know YOU! Guess who you are? YOU are a blessing to all others especially me!

— Israelmore Ayivor

The only thing we know about the future is that it will be different.

— Peter Drucker

The Web as I envisaged it, we have not seen it yet. The future is still so much bigger than the past.

— Tim Berners-Lee

Those who do not think bout the future cannot have one.

— Michael J. Kami

Ultimately, I found my instincts mirrored in a line from Thoreau: ‘My needle…always settles between west and south-southwest. The future lies that way to me, and the earth seems more exhausted and richer on that side.

— Phillip Connors

The skeletons of the past must not hold back the dream of a new life, even though fear and regret, guilt and remorse may unsettle us during the effort to give our future a new home. (“Into a new life”)

— Erik Pevernagie

Everyone has a destiny. Rosie told me that. A future that already exists – hidden from us but still there, in the future – and each thing that happens to us, each choice we make, each person in our life takes us closer to it.

— Debbie Howells, The Bones of You

There is no future in any job. The future lies in the person who holds the job.

— George Crane

My efforts in Congress are guided by the belief that environmental preservation and restoration are a critical part of the legacy we leave to future generations.

— Sue Kelly

The secret to being a writer is that you have to write. It’s not enough to think about writing or to study literature or plan a future life as an author. You really have to lock yourself away, alone, and get to work.

— Augusten Burroughs

Your future is a finished work. God created your future; your thoughts guide you to locate it and your passion takes you there. However, it’s your attitude that makes you stay!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

When the future is fogged and ahead lays opportunity but risk, it is better to tread a careful path through the uncertainty than to wait for the mist to clear, if it ever does.

— Anonymous

Ah, yes, choice. I chose to let my ghosts stay in past. Past is history you know. Living is now. I sat. I breathed. I let past go. I let future go. I am. That is all.

— Natalie Wright, Emily’s House

The doctor of the future will be oneself.

— Albert Schweitzer

The future offers everything. Reach out and take whatever you want.

— Rosie Thomas, Iris & Ruby

In the end, the truth will prevail. Good and evil keep at war.Whichever wins, future will believe it as the prevailing truth.

— Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

The future of wildlife and the habitat that they depend on is in being destroyed. It is time to make nature and all the beauty living within it our priority.

— Paul Oxton

The future can be different if we choose to make it so.

— Auliq-Ice

Use your lives wisely, my friends, and conserve these precious freedoms for future generations.

— Ted Nugent

Live the future when it comes, not now, only when it comes! Now, only live the now!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

The very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future of man

— T.S. Eliot

We live in a disposable society. We throw so much away. But it doesn’t come from nowhere. It comes from the planet and it comes from future generations’ lives.

— Julia Butterfly Hill

The thoughts of Man build future worlds, whilst the emotions of the Fey build up this, our Natural World.

— Gabriel Brunsdon, Azlander: Second Nature

Come on, guys, I am a computer nerd. I love Hollywood and movies. My whole life is like a movie. I wouldn’t be who I am if it wasn’t for the mind-altering glimpse at the future in ‘Star Wars.’

— Kim Dotcom

Then I was lucky I met with my future husband, and I started new life with my husband, and I was happy again. He was a musician. I start to travel with him through Europe also and around the former Soviet Union.

— Olga Korbut

the run-down nature of the high-rise was a model of the world into which the future was carrying them, a landscape beyond technology where everything was either derelict or more ambiguously recombined in unexpected but more meaningful ways

— J.G. Ballard, High-Rise

Your inspiration taps hidden reserves of promise that sustain people through times that induce despair. You enable people to envision a future that sustains the best from their past while also holding out new possibilities.

— Ronald A. Heifetz, The Practice of Adaptive Leadership: Tools and Tactics for Changing Your Organization and the World

The foremost calling of the human brain is to script a safe, secure, and joyous future for a person.

— Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

The future belongs to those who live intensely in the present.

— Anonymous

I am a creator, writing like the wind, I carry the weight of a future world in the barrel of a pen, etching my characters into the paper with life giving ink so my dreams and reality might finally meet.

— L.M. Fields

When you start to accept responsibility for the results you get in life, you also take back the power to change your future outcome.

— Kevin Ngo, Let’s Do This! 100 Powerful Messages to Help You Take Action

Chances in future are just like sunlight, open the windows to see them.

— Ali Rezavand Zayeri

The present and the future are about sense-making, about what we as humans value.

— Daniel Egger, Future Value Generation: Do you need to create new Business Logics?

The uncertainty of the future is a great blessing for us humans! Let the road ahead of us be completely unknown for us so that we can have the marvellous joy of discovering it!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

His future now was all horizon

— Mário de Sá-Carneiro

‎I cannot alter the past, but the future is very much in my hands.

— Mary Lydon Simonsen, The Perfect Bride for Mr. Darcy

God is in the résumé-building business. He is always using past experiences to prepare us for future opportunities.

— Mark Batterson, In A Pit With A Lion On A Snowy Day: How To Survive And Thrive When Opportunity Roars

Not because we think that it’s still about to happen, thus makes our future life as though yet to be exist.Human mind can’t yet perceive the nature of future.

— Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

The future lies in unity and respect, not division and stereotypes

— Abdullah II of Jordan

Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, caliber, and future of an individual. If the people remember me as a good teacher, that will be the biggest honour for me.

— A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Percy grunted. ‘Probably something to do with that creep Octavian. Maybe he was so bad at telling the future that he broke Apollo’s powers.

— Rick Riordan, The Blood of Olympus

How can we prepare for the future if we won’t acknowledge the past?

— N.K. Jemisin, The Stone Sky

An exceptional future can only be built on the transformation of the mess I’ve made out of my past, not the elimination of that mess.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough

Everything that happens in your future is a direct result of what you do today.

— James Altucher, The Rich Employee

The only way to predict the future is to create it

— Peter Drucker, Innovation And Entrepreneurship

The people of the future will say, meat-eaters in disgust and regard us in the same way that we regard cannibals and cannibalism.

— Dennis Weaver

The best way to find the opportunity in the future is to prepare yourself for it today.

— Debasish Mridha

Even though we don’t realize it, every moment we begin our adventure in the unknown future of life.

— Debasish Mridha

We sit in silence for a minute. Thinking about the freedom we don’t have and the future we can’t control.

— Chelsea Fine, Sophie & Carter

Since I will never know what the future holds, I choose to live my life expecting great things

— Meena Sarine

We have to imagine our dreams becoming reality. We must keep pursuing them and reaching beyond for future achievements. We never stop dreaming as long as we imagine.

— Ellen J. Barrier

Our future growth relies on competitiveness and innovation, skills and productivity… and these in turn rely on the education of our people.

— Julia Gillard

Тo me, the future doesn’t seem real. It’s just this magical place where I can put my responsibilities so that I don’t have to be scared while hurtling toward failure at eight hundred miles per hour.

— Allie Brosh, Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened

Leaving your future to pot luck is holding you back, you are worth more than anything, yet why do you leave everything to chance?

— Stephen Richards, Ask and the Universe Will Provide: A Straightforward Guide to Manifesting Your Dreams

And so, it is always the case that the past is irreparably land-locked, and the future has yet to land. And here we are, living out our lives on the precariously thin line which separates the two.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough

Thinking about the future is the worst way of thinking about the future. Working on your future is the best way of thinking about your future.

— Dragos Bratasanu, Ph.D.

The past only dies so the future can live.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

Losing the future is the best thing that ever happened to me.

— Marilyn French

The future is a great land.

— Anonymous

Smiles form the channels of a future tear.

— Lord Byron

The future is trash. Recycling it, re-arranging it. Making it beautiful again.

— Chris Campanioni, Death of Art

Unraveling life lessons from just the past few years would take many more years. Lessons unlearned would pass with me, when I went through that door, to be completed in some future lifetime.

— Laurie Nadel, Dancing with the Wind: A True Story of Zen in the Art of Windsurfing

The man of the future will be young or he will not be.

— Régis Debray, A Modest Proposal: A Plan for the Golden Years

But the hair on her arms did not stand on end; she did not experience any strange instances of déjà vu; she did not see the ghosts of future selves shimmering before her, shouting stock picks back through time.

— Dexter Palmer, Version Control

To be honest the future of The Life of One Kid… won’t go very far… but I won’t only put books/films…. and so on and so on… and some short stories I am going to put… from my darkness.

— Deyth Banger, The Life Of One Kid 2

A fool believes that the society of the future will transcend the laws of economics. A person of reason hopes that it will finally learn to respect them.

— Jakub Bożydar Wiśniewski

Carry on any enterprise as if all future success depended on it.

— Cardinal Richelieu

…stories that rise from deep suffering can provide the most potent remedies for past, present, and even future ills.

— Clarissa Pinkola Estés, The Gift of Story: A Wise Tale About What is Enough

A revolution is a struggle to the death between the future and the past.

— Fidel Castro

…I conducted a number of experiments to get in touch with my future self. Here are my favorite

— Chris Bailey, The Productivity Project: Accomplishing More by Managing Your Time, Attention, and Energy

As a master of graphic creation, as teacher, historian, and roving ambassador of comics, Jerry Robinson has ensured that future generations of talented kids will continue to imagine and then put marks on paper.

— Pete Hamill

‎”We shouldn’t wait to be happy until we reach some future point, only to discover that happiness was already available–all the time!

— Dieter F. Uchtdorf

Dare to believe that there is something better for you and that you can change your future and make it better.

— Stephen Richards, Ask and the Universe Will Provide: A Straightforward Guide to Manifesting Your Dreams

I would vote against raising the national debt ceiling. Again, this is about mortgaging the future of unborn generations of Americans. It’s a form of taxation without representation. I don’t think we can do that.

— Mike Lee

The future is much like the present only longer.

— Dan Quisenberry

It was as if the future were a treacly adhesive fluid that had been spilt all over the present, so that everything he touched made his fingers too sticky to be of the slightest use.

— Hope Mirrlees, Lud-in-the-Mist

Fear is to begin with the end in mind. There is no end. Life is eternal. Live life knowing that the end was your past, and the future is only full of beautiful beginnings through an eternity built around God’s love.

— Shannon L. Alder

Let us pray now for the future dead. Though we do not yet know their names, we know that there shall be far too many of them.

— Seth Grahame-Smith

Will I be some kid’s dad one day? Are any future people lurking deep inside mine?…Which girl’s carrying the other half of my kid, deep in those intricate loops? What’s she doing right now? What’s her name?

— David Mitchell, Black Swan Green

It’s an honor to have been considered for the team, and I hope that in the future I will have the chance to represent my country by playing for U.S.A. Basketball.

— Kawhi Leonard

Me comes before we. You need to become future strong before you can help others do the same.

— Bill Jensen, Future Strong

The past is a source of knowledge, and the future is a source of hope. Love of the past implies faith in the future.

— Stephen E. Ambrose

From the quote of mine and Learned from Knowledge of soul:-“I have seen the tears of mother; which is deep in future and realistic in nature, the Ossian of heaven and bang for enemies but when fall in support of a man.”Alam Bakshi

— Alam Bakshi

There is no greater insight into the future than recognizing…when we save our children, we save ourselves

— Margaret Mead

I fear there will be no future for those who do not change.

— Louis L’Amour

Your future is bright. Just stop hanging around people who try to dim your light and you will climb up to a higher height! Don’t give up on the fight! Stand up for your right! It’s within your might!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

Forming Holiness with filthy hands and heart which leads to a disastrous future is like trying to impress or form when your life is without formation.

— Peter Isekiigbe DE Rock

It’s about time we make the well-being of our young people more important than ideology and politics. As a country, we benefit from investing in their future by investing in teen pregnancy prevention.

— Jane Fonda

The road to the future leads us smack into the wall. We simply ricochet off the alternatives that destiny offers. Our survival is no more than a question of 25, 50 or perhaps 100 years.

— Jacques Yves Cousteau

All that time I thought she was my future, I was wrong. She wasn’t my future at all. She was the door to my future. But I’m through that door now, and ready to close it behind me.

— Liz Kessler

Astrology can never give you the answers to life’s deepest questions—especially where you will spend eternity. Commit your life to Christ. It will give you joyous confidence that your future is securely in His hands—tomorrow and forever.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

The future is terrifying because it’s full of stuff, not because it’s empty.

— Alexis Hall, For Real

Past data should only be used as a learning and not as a base for setting future goals

— Harrish Sairaman

If we can acquire an attitude of self-belief, then we will surely determine our future actions and our future life opportunities.

— Stephen Richards, Boost Your Self Esteem

What if you’d live every day as if you were our society’s future and hope?

— Akilnathan Logeswaran

We think the future is robots and hovercars and maybe it’s really here.

— Chuck Wendig, Invasive

The starting point toward developing an improved future is building the power to picture it.

— Celso Cukierkorn, Secrets of Jewish Wealth Revealed!

Never forget your past for your future as one day your future will again be your past

— Mizan Chaudhury

Trying to predict the future is like trying to drive down a country road at night with no lights while looking out the back window.

— Peter F. Drucker

Fascism is not in itself a new order of society. It is the future refusing to be born.

— Aneurin Bevan

Acceptance for me is loving what “is” and not in looking back at the past. I do not need to know what the future holds either- if the present is good, can the future be anything less than good?

— Latika Teotia

Childhood is trying to find his future and frustrating has become his destiny.

— Tanmaya Guru

As I have said for many years throughout this land, we’re borrowing money from China to buy oil from the Persian Gulf to burn it in ways that destroy the future of human civilization. Every bit of that has to change.

— Al Gore

They never die who have the future in them.

— Meridel Le Sueur

As a nation we should look more carefully at how our fear of future acts of terrorism is undermining our quality of life.

— Bruce H. Lipton, The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter and Miracles

Knowing the future is different from being told what I like.

— Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler’s Wife

If you don’t focus on the future generation, it means you are destroying your country.

— Malala Yousafzai

Change comes by substituting good habits for less desirable ones. You mold your character and future by good thoughts and acts.

— Spencer W. Kimball

But the future is uncertain, and he can’t get up enough enthusiasm even to masurbate.

— M.R. Carey, The Girl with All the Gifts

I believe that investing in our children’s development from the earliest age is the single most important contribution we can make to the health and wellbeing of our citizens, their capacity and the future prosperity of our state.

— Jay Weatherill

The future is the one thing you can count on not abandoning you, kid, he’d said. The future will always finds you. Stand still, and it will find you. The way the land just has run to sea.

— Marianne Wiggins, Evidence of Things Unseen

Our future experiences will be colored by the choices we make in the present.

— Noah Levine, Against the Stream: A Buddhist Manual for Spiritual Revolutionaries

What we pass on moves forward to future generations. Never let anything important slip through the cracks.

— Elizabeth B. Knaus, 5 Miles Round Trip: For Exercise and Quiet Inspiration

Choose your friends with caution, plan your future with purpose, and frame your life with faith.If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it.

— Michael A. Johnson

The music of the future will not entertainIt’s only meant to repress and neutralize your brain

— Porcupine Tree

Tulga Demir has pretty simple principles in running his business, Demir Energy, LLC. He is deeply passionate about energy and contributing to the energy future of the USA.

— Tulga Demir

Step into the future with focus knowing that the only way to kill your dream is trying to find another.

— Moffat Machingura, Life Capsules

If the union between England and America is a powerful factor in the cause of peace, a new Triple Alliance between the Teutonic race and the two branches of the Anglo-Saxon race will be a still more potent influence in the future of the world.

— Edward Grey

The future will be different from how they have told us

— John Nexdar, Nexus Hegemony

Becoming an adult means leaving the world of your parents and starting to make your way toward the future that you will share with your peers.

— Alison Gopnik

I don’t want a future, I want a present. To me this appears of greater value. You have a future only when you have no present, and when you have a present, you forget to even think about the future.

— Robert Walser, The Tanners

Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.

— Dwight D. Eisenhower

Fantasy Is Not Reality, it is unrealistic to expect your future mate to match your fantasies.

— Pamela Cummins, Insights for Singles: Steps to Find Everlasting Love

As always, she was carrying the washing. Rudy was carrying two buckets of cold water, or as he put it, two buckets of future ice.

— Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

The whole summer lay ahead of us-time to rest, time to wait. And when the future comes-no matter what comes with it-I’ll be smarter. I’ll be stronger. I’ll be ready.

— Ally Carter, Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy

I don’t know what my future will bring me and it’s terrifying. To stand before this vast expanse and know that the future could take away what matters most simply because that is the nature of indifferent chaos in the hands of wanton boys.

— Thomm Quackenbush, Pagan Standard Times: Essays on the Craft

She had never had a friend like this, in her private room, combing her hair, listening to her, talking about silly nonsense and the uselessness of one’s parents; how the future was perfect, because they hadn’t lived it yet.

— Jessie Burton, The Muse

I see entrepreneurship, like many other activities, as a type of mission. A mission by which we can provide better life chances and quality for both our current and future generations.

— Miguel Reynolds Brandao, The Sustainable Organisation – a paradigm for a fairer society: Think about sustainability in an age of technological progress and rising inequality

Don’t waste our children’s future on man’s past.

— Anthony T. Hincks

The past could always be annihilated. Regret, denial, or forgetfulness could do that. But the future was inevitable.

— Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

You must have hope in a better future and have faith in this hope. But then you must forget your hope and focus on this moment now.

— Kamand Kojouri

Vision is perhaps our greatest strength… it has kept us alive to the power and continuity of thought through the centuries, it makes us peer into the future and lends shape to the unknown.

— Li Ka-shing

We believe that an Iraqi founding national assembly, freely elected, must decide the future of Iraq.

— Jalal Talabani

The future is always beginning now.

— Mark Strand

Happiness is not something you postpone for the future it is something you design for the present.

— Jim Rohn

The future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed.

— William Gibson

Never fear the unknown that is where your future may lie

— Candice Galek

We can create a different future – one simple, beautifully mundane, daily decision at a time.

— Patti Digh, Four-Word Self-Help: Simple Wisdom for Complex Lives

The way you remember the past depends upon your hope for the future. And if what you see in your future has no hope, it has no potential, then you view the past that brought you to here as not very good.

— Story Musgrave

There is hardly a better way to avoid discussion than by releasing an argument from the control of the present and by saying that only the future will reveal its merits.

— Hannah Arendt, The Origins of Totalitarianism

The past was “built”, the present is “assembled” & the future – “programmed”!

— Vishwanath S J

To understand the future of technology, we need to begin with one fundamental truth: Technology is natural.

— Gray Scott

Failure starts a future success, if you become better.

— Troy Clark

The biggest, toughest competition in the future will be the battle for your time and attention. Your one thing — your call to adventure — is your best tool in that battle.

— Bill Jensen, Future Strong

However, robust evidence shows that people systematically overestimate the probability of positive future contingencies, and underestimate the probability of negative ones — only those who are depressed or dysphoric come to accurate assessments.

— Daniel Nettle

The future was chaos, war and blood and thirst, ending with everyone’s bones bleached white in the desert. The sand would bury their buildings and bodies, and eventually it would be impossible to tell that anyone had lived in the desert at all.

— Becky Allen, Bound by Blood and Sand

What you believe your future holds for you impacts your attitude, decisions and success.

— Maddy Malhotra, How to Build Self-Esteem and Be Confident: Overcome Fears, Break Habits, Be Successful and Happy

Jesus Christ spoke frankly to His disciples concerning the future . . .In unmistakable language He told them that discipleship means a life of self-denial, and the bearing of a cross.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

If I let a gust of wind or a sprinkling of rain turn me aside from the easy tasks, what preparation would such sloth be for the future I propose myself?

— Charlotte Brontë

Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.

— George Bernard Shaw

All my life I’ve lived a beautiful lie. The governor’s son with the bright future set for him. The middle child. The one who no one knew how bad he was suffering until it made the nightly news.

— Magan Vernon, The Only Way

Your willingness to sacrifice who you are today for who you need to be in the future is a necessary decision on the success journey.

— Mensah Oteh, The Best Chance: A Guide to Discovering Your Purpose, Reaching Your Potential, Experiencing Fulfilment and Achieving Success in Any Area of Life

The future is forever a projection of the present.

— Kōbō Abe, Inter Ice Age 4

Today is the first day of the rest of your life. The past is history. The future is mysterious. Then tomorrow—this starts all over again.

— Kat Lahr, Parallelism Of Cyclicality

Sometimes you want to change the past by going from the future in the past. But sometimes you find that everything which you have done, it’s not better but it becomes worst but why?(11.22.63 – Better Check it out!)

— Deyth Banger

We know You love us. We love You, too. I mean, six, seven thousand years from now . . . won’t make no difference, will it? Everybody gonna be so mixed up by then that far in the future that they all gonna be the same color by then, ain’t they?

— Larry Brown, Dirty Work

Brothers in suffering, brothers in resistance, brothers in ideals and conviction. It is now our duty to further strengthen this bond in order to secure this hard-won freedom for future generations.

— Guy Verhofstadt

Look― shoot all you want. With a camera you can barely capture a soul at a time. With planned obsolescence, you can terminate everyone’s future at once and they’ll never know what hit them.

— Pansy Schneider-Horst

I don’t mind if my future is long or short, as long as I’m doing the right thing. And as long as I behave for other people.

— Henry Allingham

The factory of the future will have only two employees, a man and a dog. The man will be there to feed the dog. The dog will be there to keep the man from touching the equipment.

— Warren Bennis

The gardener is the quintessential optimist: not only does he believe that the future will bear out the fruits of his efforts, he believes in the future.

— Joyce Carol Oates, A Widow’s Story

Guantanamo allows us to secure dangerous detainees without the risk of escape, while at the same time providing us with valuable intelligence information on how best to proceed in the war against terror and prevent future attacks.

— Jim Ryun

Your past has already been written and the words cannot be changed, but your future is waiting to be written; make it a bestseller.

— Abigail Landsbrook

The past is fantasy, and the future is science fiction.

— T.L. Rese

Oftentimes, the most important decisions are the most difficult to make – for, your future, and the future of the generations that come after you, hinges on the outcome of those decisions.

— J.E.B. Spredemann, Englisch on Purpose

Let it be told to the future world that in the depth of winter, when nothing but hope and virtue could survive, that the city and the country, alarmed at one common danger, came forth to meet it.

— Barack Obama

Be willing to constantly travel towards the dreams of your future and don’t be afraid to give up the good for the great.

— Mensah Oteh, The Best Chance: A Guide to Discovering Your Purpose, Reaching Your Potential, Experiencing Fulfilment and Achieving Success in Any Area of Life

Everyone has a past to overcome and a future to conquer. Believe yourself and move on.

— RD

We link our future to the euro, to the euro zone, and to the European Union while being the nearest neighbor of the United Kingdom with, obviously, a common travel area and a very close working relationship with the U.K.

— Enda Kenny

-to me, the future doesn’t seem real. It’s just this magical place where I can put my responsibilities so that I don’t have to be scared while hurtling toward failure at eight hundred miles per hour.

— Allie Brosh

The best way to predict the future is to invent it.

— Alan Kay

In the future if my mother tries to shame me with her disapproval, I will let her know in no uncertain terms that I reject her and all of her codependent baggage. I am Codependent No More.

— Susan Juby, Alice, I Think

History would be a revelation of the future as much as it was a study of the past.

— Arundhati Roy, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

Not even the brightest future can make up for the fact that no roads lead back to what came before – to the innocence of childhood or the first time we fell in love.

— Jo Nesbo

The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.

— Mary Pickford

My duty as a teacher is to train, educate future programmers.

— Niklaus Wirth

But can we, should we, let apprehensions about the future immobilize us in the present?

— Arundhati Roy, Broken Republic: Three Essays

I never use hedge funds because I am well aware of what drives future performance, and hedge funds start out with a great disadvantage in every major category: taxes, fees, risk management, transparency and liquidity.

— Peter Mallouk, The 5 Mistakes Every Investor Makes and How to Avoid Them: Getting Investing Right

The future of work revolution begins one person at a time.

— Bill Jensen, Future Strong

Today, childhood is trying to find his future in the trash.

— Tanmaya Guru

When a soothing wind blows gently love through the thistledown of expectations, hope may inveigle the future for timeless care and tenderness to be anchored in a bay of good luck. (“Happiness blowing in the wind” )

— Erik Pevernagie

Let others lead small lives, but not you.. Let others argue over small things, but not you.. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you.. Let others leave their future in someone else’s hands, but not you.

— Jim Rohn

We can choose a future where we export more products and outsource fewer jobs. After a decade that was defined by what we bought and borrowed, we’re getting back to basics, and doing what America has always done best: We’re making things again.

— Barack Obama

No past to make us sentimental, no future to embarrass us…a difficult moment when you are out of practice – a moment that makes you go cold, cold and wary.

— Jean Rhys, Good Morning, Midnight

The power to mould the future of the Republic will be in the hands of the journalists of future generations.

— Joseph Pulitzer

We always project into the future or reflect in the past, but we are so little in the present.

— Marina Abramovic

Regrets of the past can be turned into seeds to grow a more positive future or unlearned, doomed to repeat the same.

— Tambré Bryant

I plant a lot of trees. I am a great believer in planting things for future generations. I loathe the now culture where you just live for today.

— Penelope Keith

The development of civilization was marked by constant changes. This will continue – therefore, the future will belong to people ready for change.

— Eraldo Banovac

It’s not a secret that the best predictor of future behavior is past behavior.

— Lee Johnson

And I wanted to believe that there could be an us. That some way, somehow there would be an us somewhere in the future that I could not see.

— Nade Marshall

It is difficult to live in the present, pointless to live in the future and impossible to live in the past.

— Frank Herbert, God Emperor of Dune

science fiction is not about the future but about the possibilities inherent in the present.

— Judith B. Kerman

He tunneled his dirty hands through her hair and kissed her breathless. Her neck, her eyes, the corners of her mouth. He kissed her lips as if his life depended on it. Kissed their future into her. All they could have and all they could be.

— Susan Elizabeth Phillips, Heroes Are My Weakness

I am a person who continually destroys the possibilities of a future because of the numbers of alternative viewpoints I can focus on the present.

— Doris Lessing, The Golden Notebook

The future is only the past again, entered through another gate.

— Arthur Wing Pinero

We are the dead. Our only true life is in the future. We shall take part in it as handfuls of dust and splinters of bone. But how far away that future may be, there is no knowing.

— George Orwell, 1984

There’s no present. There’s only the immediate future and the recent past.

— George Carlin

Baby, don’t build a monument for me of your sadness. You wouldn’t have wasted your tears when I was alive. Why make an ocean of them now when it’s over? The future you dreamed is a dream. Dream something else.

— stephanie roberts, As We Are

I never thought of a future without you. That was the reason I always lived in the present, hoping I would find you someday.

— Sapan Saxena, Unns-The Captivation

There’s no future in stories…Stories are things of the past, things for museums.

— David Mitchell, Ghostwritten

Pakistan’s future viability, stability and security lie in empowering its people and building political institutions. My goal is to prove that the fundamental battle for the hearts and minds of a generation can be accomplished only under democracy.

— Benazir Bhutto

Our plans for the future made us laugh and feel close, but those same plans somehow made anything more than temporary between us seem impossible. It was the first time I’d ever had the feeling of missing someone I was still with.

— Stuart Dybek, The Coast of Chicago: Stories

Fear is caused by the uncertainty of the future. Sorrow is caused by the remembrance of the past. Try to keep your thoughts in the present, for the future we will never know and the past we may never understand.

— Jeffrey Fry

The way you personally communicate is 90 per cent of how you will be evaluated by any future employer.

— Kate Reardon

The line that we chart into our future is often more a circle that brings us back to our past. And it might be that there is some hidden intent in charting circles in that we can feel like we’re moving when we actually have no intent of doing so.

— Craig D. Lounsbrough

We have a chance in the future only if we take our own responsibility. Not anyone else come to give us good.

— King Michael of Romania

Don’t fear the future or regret the past but celebrate the present.

— Tim Mann artist

We can pay our debts to the past by putting the future in debt to ourselves.

— John Buchan

Take away your eyes from your past failures, current limitations, and future fears. Be hopeful, believe in yourself, be bold, and move on…

— Assegid Habtewold, The 9 Cardinal Building Blocks: For Continued Success in Leadership

Anybody who talks about the future is a bastard, it’s the present that counts. Invoking posterity is like making speeches to worms.

— Louis-Ferdinand Céline, Journey to the End of the Night

The influence of early books is profound. So much of the future lies on the shelves. Early reading has more influence than any religious teaching.

— Graham Greene, A Sort Of Life

The destiny of future generations depends on our action today

— Sunday Adelaja

The historian’s rightful task is to distil experience as a medicinal warning for the future generations, not to distil a drug.

— B.H. Liddell Hart

He talked about the future with such certainty, he might have been talking about the past.

— Michael Dobbs

On suicide:Those are vanities, child. They cause immeasurable suffering in this life and all future lives. Who knows, perhaps you have been given this harsh portion because of misdeeds in some past life.

— John Speed, The Temple Dancer

We accept the cures, with the promise of future struggles, in defiance of death.

— Benjamin Rubenstein

Knowing too much of your future is never a good thing.

— Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief

The future belongs to those who enhance their level of consciousness and awareness everyday.

— Debasish Mridha

Ask yourself this question both for current and possible future commitments: If I say yes to this, what am I saying no to?

— Amber Hurdle, The Bombshell Business Woman: How to Become a Bold, Brave, and Successful Female Entrepreneur

Your future does not hinge on the world situation, however grim it might become. It depends on what happened 2, 000 years ago at the cross and your acceptance or rejection of the Prince of Peace.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

If you’re not looking toward the future or trying to improve the current technology, you’ll be left behind.

— Gwynne Shotwell

The news that gives you a future with hope, in spite of your despair over the past, is realizing that Jesus has prayed for you and is praying for you now.

— William P. Barker

My native tense is future conditional, a low simmer of unspecified worry being the usual condition.

— Michael Pollan, Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation

Cease to inquire what the future has in store and take as a gift whatever the day brings forth.

— Horace

Without pain there is no future or any hope to get better in your life.

— Madis Barnabas

The struggle of today, is not altogether for today – it is for a vast future also.

— Abraham Lincoln

It is an economic fact that predicting the future is most valuable when everybody thinks you are wrong

— Derek Thompson, Hit Makers: Why Things Become Popular

I did not know what my future was going to hold.

— Rebecca Loos

My boyfriend dumped me. My best friend won’t talk to me. My future is in a garbage can. Everything has turned to crap. Can you please just let me be a sullen teenager. just this once

— J.J. Johnson, This Girl Is Different

The future begins today.

— Wayne Gerard Trotman

What you fear most will determine whether you merely save for the future or give for the future.

— Andy Stanley, Fields Of Gold

I got the blues thinking of the future so I left off and made some marmalade. It’s amazing how it cheers one up to shred oranges and scrub the floor.

— D. H. Lawrence

Focus on the future and the outcomes you want, not your present setbacks or failures.

— Mensah Oteh

This future is ours to embrace. Whether we, the established generations, choose to accept that is in our court.

— Rosario Dawson

Grace is the seed of glory, the dawning of glory in the heart, and therefore grace is the earnest of the future inheritance.

— Jonathan Edwards, The Religious Affections

I escape disaster by writing a poem with a joke in it:The past, present, and future walk into a bar—it was tense.

— Kelli Russell Agodon, Hourglass Museum

In the global marketplace of the future the price of every product will tell the ecological truth.

— Kalle Lasn, Culture Jam: How To Reverse America’s Suicidal Consumer Binge – And Why We Must

You never know what the future holds, so I am just enjoying being happy, healthy, and having my wonderful husband by my side.

— Olivia Newton-John

Thanks to technology, the future generation will be able to see Sachin’s recorded innings and will accept that our generation was most lucky.

— Amit Kalantri, 5 Feet 5 Inch Run Machine – Sachin Tendulkar

Your humility is what secures your future and there is nothing like accountability partners who keep you real.

— Suzette R. Hinton

When I was young, I spent my days and nights trying to impress future generations. I spent them. They’re gone. All because I was deathly afraid of being forgotten. And then came the regret. The worst things of all worst things.

— Miguel Syjuco, Ilustrado

Truth as a time coordinate; truth lives in the past, the future is uncertain.Truth as a scale coordinate; truth lives in the macro world, the micro world is uncertain.Truth lives in the macro past and uncertainty lives in the micro future.

— R.A.Delmonico

The future is a dark cave. So focus on the now, where it steps. Make of faith the spark that illuminates and of positivity the sound that echoes.

— 1 Minuto na Palma da Mão

Keep looking up! I learn from the past, dream about the future and look up. There’s nothing like a beautiful sunset to end a healthy day.

— Rachel Boston

He took a breath. “My future wife’s in the police…“Wait, wait, wait. How long have you been going out with this woman?”Luca cleared his throat again, this time with deserved sheepishness. “We met yesterday.

— Billy London, Best Laid Plans

Why not invest in the future of music, instead of building fortresses to preserve its past?

— David Byrne

The future belongs to those who learn from the past and live brilliantly in the present moment.

— Debasish Mridha

Empower the future with love. Disgraceful men don’t stand a place in the kingdom of god.

— Suchet chaturvedi

Let us make sure that future generation writes our biography.

— Amit Kalantri

The future begins with hope.

— Debasish Mridha

I want to encourage you by letting you know that there’s hope for you and your situation whatever you are dealing with. God is intimately involved with every detail of your future and His desire is for you to be an overcomer.

— Sue Augustine, When Your Past Is Hurting Your Present: Getting Beyond Fears That Hold You Back

The habit of looking into the future and thinking that the whole meaning of the present lies in what it will bring forth is a pernicious one. There can be no value in the whole unless there is value in the parts.

— Bertrand Russell

No one else knows exactly what the future holds for you, no one else knows what obstacles you’ve overcome to be where you are, so don’t expect others to feel as passionate about your dreams as you do.

— Germany Kent

Within this historic and optimistic future in mind, I have made no value judgment of the destiny bestowed on each nation. For all this, however, leadership matters; so do the institutional structures and the system of political governance.

— Patrick Mendis, Peaceful War: How the Chinese Dream and the American Destiny Create a New Pacific World Order

The future is uncertain but the end is always near.

— Jim Morrison

I’m fighting now only for individual captive dolphins and dolphins in general but also for people, for the mind and sensibilities of future generations toward the world itself.

— Richard O’Barry, To Free a Dolphin

Your life is a picture of the decisions and choices you have made in the past, and your future depends on the quality of the decisions you make today and tomorrow.

— Mensah Oteh

If the future truly lies in the dreams of our children, then should those dreams not be filled with light.

— Deon Potgieter

Without unscrambled eggs, there was no time travel, no more depredation of the Now, and we could look to a brighter future of long-term thought–and more reading.

— Jasper Fforde, First Among Sequels

As for a future life every man must judge for himself between conflicting vague possibilities.

— Charles Darwin

I think Bloomberg’s broad vision of the environment in New York City is something I agree with. I broadly stand with his vision for how to deal with climate change and prepare for future weather events.

— Bill de Blasio

Living in dreams of yesterday, we find ourselves still dreaming of impossible future conquest…

— Charles A. Lindbergh

Send message to the future by writing it today!

— Toba Beta, Betelgeuse Incident: Insiden Bait Al-Jauza

I believe the future is only the past again entered through another gate.

— Arthur Wing Pinero

I may not have had a great background, but I am grateful because nothing could have prepared me for the future than the past I’ve been through.

— Gift Gugu Mona

We must always emphasize research and development of science and mathematics, and I can think of no better way to achieve this than through our future in space.

— Nick Lampson

I desire no future that will break the ties of the past.

— George Eliot, The Mill on the Floss

I think the human race doesn’t have a future if we don’t go into space. We need to expand our horizons beyond planet Earth if we are to have a long-term future.

— Lucy Hawking

Look at the sun and think your future as bright as it is. Look at the moon and perceive how cool you can be in the darkest of night. Be positive as the sun and bright as the moon when the darkness of the world requires you to shine forth.

— Ricky Saikia

You can’t sail towards your future if you’re still anchored in the past.

— Julie-Anne

The vast possibilities of our great future will become realities only if we make ourselves responsible for that future.

— Gifford Pinchot

the future belongs to those societies that treat new ideas as delicate, fragile and immensely valuable pathways to the future.

— Carl Sagan, Dragons of Eden: Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence

People should be _very_ careful when choosing the future fathers and mothers of their children. For that reason alone, it is extremely mean to demand a marriage certificate for life, just for one night of embracement.

— Wilhelm Reich, Where’s The Truth

We study the past history, with the conscience of the present environmental changes; we can only predict the future ecological changes, by emergence of the past into the present.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Everything we encounter today is used by God to prepare us for tomorrow. he wastes no trials, withholds no blessings, nor does he hold back on the discipline of his soldiers. All He does prepares us for future usefulness as vessels of honor.

— Rick Lambert, Polycarp, a destroyer of our gods

The daring leader helps the people see a future state, greater than their own imagination, and worthy of pursuit.

— Cheryl A. Bachelder, Dare to Serve: How to Drive Superior Results by Serving Others

I would say, then, that you are faced with a future in which education is going to be number one amongst the great world industries.

— R. Buckminster Fuller, Education Automation: Freeing the Scholar to Return to His Studies

The future is always unknown.Live your own life.Live in the moment.Live so well in the present, so that when tomorrow never comes, you may have no regrets.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Any fighter knows that regret that doesn’t inform your future is wasted emotion. If you lose and dwell on the missed opportunity rather than the chances to come, you’re finished.

— Craig Lancaster, The Fallow Season of Hugo Hunter

Without trust in the possibilities for your life, where would you be? Where would any of us be? Our hopes for the future give us momentum.

— Nick Vujicic, Life Without Limits

There are two futures, the future of desire and the future of fate, and man’s reason has never learned to separate them.

— J.D. Bernal, world, the flesh and the devil: an inquiry into the future of the three enemies of the rational soul

You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands – your own.

— Mark Victor Hansen

The future is like heaven, everyone exalts it, but no one wants to go there now.

— James A. Baldwin

I took computers in high school. I would do all my own programming, but I didn’t see the future of computers for anything other than data processing. Who was going to use a computer for communications?

— Craig Hatkoff

Walk through the past and learn the way. I am walking through the present, taking action every day. I am preparing for the future in a great way.

— Debasish Mridha

Joy, joy, joy!Past ages crowd on thee, but each one remembers, And the future is dark, and the present is spread, Like a pillow of thorns for thy slumberless head.

— Percy Bysshe Shelley, Prometheus Unbound

The present is the now the here through which all future plunges to the past.

— James Joyce

The future is now.

— Nam June Paik

Unless men of purpose, integrity, and faith stand together in unswerving loyalty to Jesus Christ, the future of the world is dark indeed.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

God reveals future events through dreams, vision and the sacred voice.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

My future is righteousness.

— Bob Marley

Your mind is working on your future based on a suggestion. The question is on whose suggestion it’s working on: Yours or others?

— Assegid Habtewold, The 9 Cardinal Building Blocks: For Continued Success in Leadership

The future of the world, dependent as it is upon atomic energy, requires more understanding and knowledge about the atom.

— Willard Libby

Don’t forget what I discovered that over ninety percent of all national deficits from 1921 to 1939 were caused by payments for past, present, and future wars.

— Franklin D. Roosevelt

I’m living my future as long as you’re living in the present and realize how beautiful life is.

— Dhani Jones

On the other hand, if the future is not the one you chose then you may have to use your willpower to obtain the future of your liking.

— Stephen Richards, Think Your way to Success: Let Your Dreams Run Free

When future archaeologists dig up the remains of California, they’re going to find all of those gyms their scary-looking gym equipment, and they’re going to assume that we were a culture obsessed with torture.

— Douglas Coupland

I am grateful to God for all the good and bad that has given me, Without reproach the past, without waiting in the future I continue, just living in the moment makes me completely happy!

— Ebelsain Villegas

There are necessary evils. Money is an important thing in terms of representing freedom in our world. And now I have a daughter to think about. It’s really the first time I’ve thought about the future and what it could be.

— Johnny Depp

Arnold has succeeded at every level, and I believe he is the only person that can unite the people of this state and lead California from its current dysfunctional condition to the bright future that all residents long for.

— Mary Bono

Man has a limited biological capacity for change. When this capacity is overwhelmed, the capacity is in future shock.

— Alvin Toffler

The policy of the future cannot forever be determined by the politics of the past – or even the present.

— Pete Gallego

Do not despair, my friend. Today is theirs, but the future is ours

— Rodman Philbrick, The Last Book in the Universe

The present and the future belong to believers and practitioners of excellence; not the “dinosaurs.

— Rex Resurreccion, Called To Excel

{…} It is hieroglyphic that will last, not stone heads. The future belongs to the word, not the image.(The mason Mutsose, in Achet-Aten).

— Steven William Lawrie, Achet-Aten, or 1:1.618

Early to bed and early to risemakes a year healthy wealthy and wise. to get better future wish U Happy New Year !!!

— Baset

A practical way to travel between the stars is a must-have for space opera, and a sine qua non for our frequently vaunted future as a galactic society.

— Seth Shostak

Celebrating your achievements and applauding your triumphs is a sure way to refuel your enthusiasm and keep yourself motivated for your future endeavours.

— Roopleen

The future of Conservatism lies in our beliefs and values, not by throwing them away. We need to shed associations that bind us to past failures, but hold faith with those things that make us Conservatives.

— Iain Duncan Smith

We can only predict the future ecological changes, by emergence of the past into the present.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Imbibing the art of giving is not only a spiritual act; it is a belief n the future, and that future has to be good. Giving is investing in that future; it is like helping to make the dream come true not only for you but for others.

— Vishwas Chavan, Vishwasutras: Universal Principles for Living: Inspired by Real-Life Experiences

But this is the ultimate contradiction of cinema. It’s a medium BORN of technology, AFRAID of technology and evolving towards the future BECAUSE OF technology.

— Edward Ross, Filmish: A Graphic Journey Through Film

That future depends on the values of self-government, our sense of duty, loyalty, self-confidence and regard for the common good. We are a diverse country, and getting more diverse. And these virtues are what keep this great country together.

— Jeff Miller

The most I can hope for is to die in a pose that confuses future archaeologists.

— Yahtzee Croshaw, Jam

Wisdom is creating connections between the current perceptual realities with future imaginative possibilities.

— Debasish Mridha

The future is all around us, waiting in moments of transition to be born in moments of revelation. No one knows the shape of the future or where it will take us. We know only that it is always born in pain.

— J. Michael Straczynski

The future is a split second away.

— Ana Monnar

When all else is lost, the future still remains.

— Christian Bovee

Trying to see the face of the future? Know ye not that the future has infinite faces?

— Mehmet Murat ildan

Once your past no longer has the power to define you, your future is, quite literally, yours for the taking. Every single beautiful thing you could possibly want or imagine will be yours.

— Dan Pearce, Single Dad Laughing

…a great future behind him, already

— Angela Carter, Wise Children

Fascism, the more it considers and observes the future and the development of humanity, quite apart from political considerations of the moment, believes neither in the possibility nor the utility of perpetual peace.

— Benito Mussolini

The past, the present and the future are really one: they are today.

— Harriet Beecher Stowe

Our past thinking has determined our present status, and our present thinking will determine our future status; for man is what man thinks.

— W.Y. Evans-Wentz, The Tibetan Book of the Dead or The After-death Experiences on the Bardo Plane

As we become the distant past, you become a future few of us would have imagined.

— David Levithan, Two Boys Kissing

No one can soothe my inner being like you. No one can make me look to the future with such excitement like you did. No one can understand me, fulfill me, fit me like you did.” ~Emma Ranstein

— Lindsay Detwiler, Voice of Innocence

The best way to predict future is to create it.” Abraham Lincoln

— Gary Chapman, Growing Up Social: Raising Relational Kids in a Screen-Driven World

The future is not what you will live tomorrow but the future is what you live today so that tomorrow you can be able to look at today and say I have lived.

— Angel Phetheni

The future shouldn’t be female or male—but one of women and men working together. That’s the real definition of equality.

— Karin Agness

The past is always tense, the future perfect.

— Zadie Smith

He took a step back to distance himself from her wicked, mind-consuming scent. In the future if he wanted to bamboozle an opponent in the karate ring, all he had to do was splash on some eau de Christina.

— Amy Jarecki, The Time Traveler’s Christmas

Reason deserves to be called a prophet for in showing up the consequence and effect of our actions in the present does it not tell us what the future will be?

— Arthur Schopenhauer

Her past is behind her, her future is of little concern. She moves towards the grave, at her own speed.

— Anne Enright, The Gathering

Vaccines are the most cost-effective health care interventions there are. A dollar spent on a childhood vaccination not only helps save a life, but greatly reduces spending on future healthcare.

— Ezekiel Emanuel

One of the greatest obstacles to success is the belief is that your future is predetermined. It isn’t. You decide the outcomes through your decisions and actions.

— Mensah Oteh, The Good Life: Transform your life through one good day

A major reason many Americans still struggle to find meaningful work is because they are using tactics from the 1990s and early 2000s. The future for employment is now here…and it’s online.”~February 21, 2013 as featured by CBS Money Watch

— Matt Keener, Executive in Sweatpants: A Handbook for Launching Your Work from Home Career

All of the great empires of the future will be empires of the mind.

— Winston S. Churchill

The future will be bright, if you play it right!

— Debasish Mridha

The future is just a memory that has yet to be born

— Dean Cavanagh

The beauty of the past lies in-between the perpetual unhappiness of the future and of those who live it.

— Daniele Mauro

I met a boy whose eyes showed me that the past, present and future were all the same thing.

— Jennifer Elisabeth

The future begins when we tear down the walls that keep us in the past. We must be thankful for those who walked through the pain and helped us to see the way out.

— J. Loren Norris

When you stop looking over your shoulder, you shall see that the future is way nicer than the past.

— Sylvia L’Namira

It all happened so fast. The ghetto. The deportation. The sealed cattle car. The fiery altar upon which the history of our people and the future of mankind were meant to be sacrificed.

— Elie Wiesel

The future when it comes, is just like the present. The present is all you have and the opportunity of the present is worth more than the success of the past or the promise of the future.

— William J. Reilly, Ph.D.

Your past experiences will flavour your future ones, that is human nature.

— Deborah Cater

Your future is dependent on your thought today, therefore think good and lovely thoughts now!

— Jaachynma N.E. Agu

Do not quit too soon. The future is bright like a shining diamond.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Everybody has to be able to participate in a future that they want to live for. That’s what technology can do.

— Dean Kamen

The future is wider than vision and has no end.

— Donald G. Mitchell

The past is to be respected and acknowledged, but not worshipped; it is our future in which we will find our greatness.

— Pierre Trudeau

Moreover, from reforming the tax code to our immigration system, to commonsense legal reform, President Bush put America on notice that he will continue fighting to make the country, and the world, a better place for future generations.

— Jim Sensenbrenner

All historical experience demonstrates the following: Our earth cannot be changed unless in the not too distant future an alteration in the consciousness of individuals is achieved.

— Hans Kung

You are the architect of your own future, so design your future with uncompromising sincerity.

— Debasish Mridha

Act on the possibilities and opportunities in front of you. Your future will be bright and blissful, whatever you do.

— Debasish Mridha

Today Relative to Yesterday or Tomorrow The future is made of the same stuff as the present.

— Simone Weil

The past has come apart events are vagueingthe future is inexploitable

— Mina Loy, The Lost Lunar Baedeker: Poems of Mina Loy

I can feel guilty about the past apprehensive about the future but only in the present can I act. The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.

— Abraham Maslow

Man can and must prevent the tragedy of famine in the future instead of merely trying with pious regret to salvage the human wreckage of the famine, as he has so often done in the past.

— Norman Borlaug

With the right help, children have a good chance of overcoming their issues while they are still young and can have the bright future they deserve.

— Kate Middleton

The past was like a bad dream; the future was all happy holiday as I moved Southwards week by week, easily, lazily, lingering as long as I dared, but always heeding the call!

— Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows

The future of wildlife and the habitat that they depend on is being destroyed. It is time to make nature and all the beauty living within it our priority.

— Paul Oxton

One cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.

— Franklin D. Roosevelt

As soon as someone dies, frenzied construction of the future (shifting furniture, etc.): futuromania.

— Roland Barthes

Our minds, the future of tomorrow

— Stephen Magnus

I know you don’t want to be me. But I’d hate for you to ever feel like you’re in my shadow. You’re not and you never will be. You are awesome, and there is some kind of amazing future waiting for you.

— Gwenda Bond, Double Down

One must plan for the future and anticipate the future without fearing the future.

— Robin Hobb, Ship of Magic

Bringing people into the here-and-now. The real universe. That’s the present moment. The past is no good to us. The future is full of anxiety. Only the present is real–the here-and-now. Seize the day.

— Saul Bellow, Seize the Day

Now, as an adult, my hopes for the future were simple: I wanted to be alone, and to be surrounded by flowers. It seemed, finally, that I might get exactly what I wanted.

— Vanessa Diffenbaugh, The Language of Flowers

Be warned, reader. Once seen, something cannot be unseen and once read, something cannot be unread. What lies ahead can be the future of spirit but the future of spirit can also be what lies inside your head.

— S.A. Tawks, The Spirit of Pessimism

Tomorrow is the only future we have. Let’s live to love it!

— Munia Khan

Accept yourself for the person you are, for all the mistakes you did and also for the transformation you’re about to experience in the future. Love your future version from this moment.

— Lidiya K., This Moment

I imagine the future and I smile grimly. There’s only one way to make that happen. It’s time to fight

— Pittacus Lore

Rather than wait to see what the day or future holds, why not design and plan the future you want to experience?

— Mensah Oteh

The future is there, ” Cayce hears herself say, “looking back at us. Trying to make sense of the fiction we will have become. And from where they are, the past behind us will look nothing at all like the past we imagine behind us now.

— William Gibson, Pattern Recognition

Napster has pointed the way for a new direction for music distribution, and we believe it will form the basis of important and exciting new business models for the future of the music industry.

— Barry Diller

The main goal of the future is to stop violence. The world is addicted to it.

— Bill Cosby

If tomorrow is promised to no one, why do we spend today building the foundation for tomorrow. The future may not be promised, but it may be filled with promise.

— Nikki DiCaro

Why ever long for something from the past when the future brings things that are so much better?

— Avery Williams, The Alchemy of Forever

The role of a philosopher is to create a better way for the future generations.

— Debasish Mridha

I am treating you as my friend, asking you to share my present minuses in the hope that I can ask you to share my future plusses.

— Katherine Mansfield

I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority.

— E.B. White, Letters of E. B. White

The research rat of the future allows experimentation without manipulation of the real world. This is the cutting edge of modeling technology.

— John Spencer

After all, it’s the future of business communication that we’re looking toward.

— Jim Barksdale

No matter how bright your future seems you can never forget about the past”.

— Abdulazeez Henry Musa

There was a moment of silence as they imagined a future in which there existed an organisation that stole imagination for, undoubtedly, a sinister plan.

— S.A. Tawks, The Spirit of Pessimism

Hope gives us a reason to live and to make plans for our future. But common sense gives us knowledge that God has control over our life. Life is a journey. We hope and plan our future as we travel each day.

— Ellen J. Barrier

…I’ve spent the last fifteen years of my life railing against the game of soccer, an exercise that has been lauded as “the sport of the future” since 1977. Thankfully, that future dystopia has never come.

— Chuck Klosterman, Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs: A Low Culture Manifesto

Nobody gets to live life backward. Look ahead, that is where your future lies.

— Ann Landers

Your future is bright as the morning sun.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

We teach people in order to open up their minds and release their captive powers. But we cannot predict the result. Freedom – we free their minds from superstition. We give the people the keys of the future to act therein as they wish.

— Tayeb Salih, Season of Migration to the North

It’s not just about what I can SEE for our future, or humanity; it’s about what I can DO for our future and humanity.

— Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

Embrace the future with enduring hope and faith.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

Those who will have studied the past that can define the future will succeed as other who don’t will have misled full of lies.

— Luis Cosajay

The combination of human skills with technology will always be at the root of any solution to the future of making clothes.

— Issey Miyake

If everyone takes one action for peace every day, our future generations will be able to enjoy peace.

— Debasish Mridha

We tend to think of future inventions and discoveries, but in reality, these things already exist in the knowledge bank of the universe.

— Stephen Richards

Eternal life truly begins the moment you’re born again. It’s a present tense—not future tense—reality. If you’re a believer, eternal life is now!

— Andrew Wommack, A Better Way to Pray

…don’t judge your future based on others’ mistakes.

— Rachel Vincent, My Soul to Take

There are different ways to be confused about how someone’s disappointed you. Some lie about the future because they wanted to forget the past. But some will lie about the past because they think it will give you both a future.

— Laura Dave, The Divorce Party

I look to the future because that’s where I’m going to spend the rest of my life.

— George Burns

Good historians…have the future in their bones

— Edward Hallett Carr, What Is History?

I just want the future to happen faster. I can’t imagine the future without robots.

— Nolan Bushnell

The political Greeders mindset wastes resources that could transform the future of tens of millions of people and the destinies of the countries.We need to rethink Leadership and politics.

— Tony Dovale

Present trials strengthen you for future blessings.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

I could not turn away from anyone Like you, a stranger, or refuse to help him. I know well, being mortal, that my claimUpon the future is no more than yours.

— Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus

Each wrong idea we follow is a crime committed against future generations.

— Arthur Koestler, Darkness at Noon

Whether you need to remember the past or not, It changes nothing but gives the best choice for the future that makes You always to remember your past.

— Auliq Ice

Let the future tell the truth, and evaluate each one according to his work and accomplishments. The present is theirs; the future, for which I have really worked, is mine.

— Nikola Tesla

If we could follow the slogan that says, “Turn off the TV and open a good book” we would do something of substance for a future generation.

— Gordon B. Hinckley

I’m very concerned for the future of the earth and its amazing creatures. We’ve got to be careful and make sure we don’t foul our own nest.

— John Lithgow

Build your dreams through your imagination by looking into the future and considering all possibilities.

— Mensah Oteh

My philosophy is I’m raising future adults, not children.

— Usher

There is never time in the future in which we will work out our salvation. The challenge is in the moment the time is always now.

— James A. Baldwin

Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.

— Albert Camus

What He said He would do He always did, and the things we already see fulfilled in His Word simply remind us that what He said about the future will take place just as surely.

— David Jeremiah, Until Christ Returns: Living Faithfully Today While We Wait for Our Glorious Tomorrow

Women create an idealized, hopeful vision for the future to inspire other women. Fiction and fantasy are the crucial first steps to changing the world.

— Maya Rodale, Dangerous Books for Girls: The Bad Reputation of Romance Novels Explained

For the first time in my life, my future was a blank page. It was perfect. And beyond scary.

— S.T. Bende, Elsker

We should all be concerned about the future because we will have to spend the rest of our lives there.

— Charles Kettering

Most creative work is a process of people passing ideas and inspirations from the past into the future and adding their own creativity along the way.

— Joichi Ito

Temporality temporalizes as a future which makes present in the process of having been.

— Martin Heidegger, Being and Time

The future is malleable, and to see it, you just have to listen to history and have a grand enough vision. – Salome Gluecksohn Waelsch – Developmental Genetics

— Rachel Swaby, Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science-and the World

Those who insist on having hostilities with us, kill and destroy the option of friendship with us in the future, which is unfortunate because it is clear the future belongs to Iran and that enmities will be fruitless.

— Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

God finds a way to weave even your mistakes into the fabric of a brighter future if you let Him.

— Elizabeth George, A Couple After God’s Own Heart: Building a Lasting, Loving Marriage Together