Future Quotes

Jean de la bruyere - children have neither a past nor a future. thus...
Robert heinlein, the notebooks of lazurus long - a generation which ignores history has no past...

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
Buddha
Bourke cockran - underlying the whole scheme of civilization is...
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 Watts
Life is divided into three terms - That which was, which is, and which will be. Let us learn from the past to profit by the present, and from the present to live better in the future.
William Wordsworth

How to make God laugh: Tell him your future plans.
Woody Allen
Where a calculator on the ENIAC is equpped with 18, 000 vaccuum tubes and weighs 30 tons, computers in the future may have only 1, 000 vaccuum tubes and perhaps weigh 1 1 2 tons.
Popular Mechanics, March 1949
The future is an opaque mirror. Anyone who tries to look into it sees nothing but the dim outlines of an old and worried face.
Jim Bishop, New York Journal - American, March 14, 1959
The future is a hundred thousand threads, but the past is a fabric that can never be rewoven.
Orson Scott Card, Xenocide
As I sit I see a dove And think of our deep, dear true love Think not about our future lives Except perhaps our growing size Keep all your thoughts alive, aglow, All will be well, no fear, I know
Unknown
With our eyes fixed on the future, but recognizing the realities of today. ... we will achieve our destiny to be as a shining city on a hill for all mankind to see.
Ronald Reagan
What happens when the future has come and gone?
Robert Half
History is the ship carrying living memories to the future.
Stephen Spende
The future has a way of arriving unannounced.
George Will
In history as in life it is success that counts. Start a political upheaval and let yourself be caught, and you will hang as a traitor. But place yourself at the head of a rebellion and gain your point, and all future generations will worship you as the Father of their Country.
Hendrik W. Van Loon
The speciality of the future is generalism.
Wayne Van Dyck
A cynic is not merely one who reads bitter lessons from the past, he is one who is prematurely disappointed in the future.
Sidney J. Harris
The future is like heaven, everyone exalts it, but no one wants to go there now.
James Arthur Baldwin
It is because modern education is so seldom inspired by a great hope that it so seldom achieves great results. The wish to preserve the past rather than the hope of creating the future dominates the minds of those who control the teaching of the young.
Bertrand Russell
The future does not belong to those who are content with today, apathetic toward common problems and their fellow man alike, timid and fearful in the face of bold projects and new ideas. Rather, it will belong to those who can blend passion, reason and courage in a personal commitment to the ideals of American society.
Robert Francis Kennedy
While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.
Ronald Reagan
The future is no place to place your better days.
Dave Matthews, "Cry Freedom".
Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible.
Maya Angelou
A compassionate government keeps faith with the trust of the people and cherishes the future of their children.
Lyndon B. Johnson
A liberal is a man or a woman or a child who looks forward to a better day, a more tranquil night, and a bright, infinite future.
Leonard Bernstein
Who can tell who will be the President a year from now? - - John F. Kennedy, speaking to the president of Harvard about why he did not want to delay signing documents relating to a future JFK Presidential Library, 2 October 1963.
John F. Kennedy, "A Thousand Days, " by Arthur Schlesinger Jr. [1965]
Only a scientific people can survive in a scientific future.
Thomas H. Huxley
Our task is not to fix the blame for the past, but to fix the course for the future.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
The present is theirs the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Nikola Tesla
Andrew is the operating system of the future and always will be.
Mary R. Thompson
Educate your children to self - Control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future lives and crimes to society.
Daniel Webste
When I see an adult on a bicycle, I do not despair for the future of the human race.
H. G. Wells
Change is the law of life; and those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.
John F. Kennedy
For I dipt into the future, as far as human eye can see, saw the vision of the world, and the wonder that would be.
Lord Alfred Tennyson, Ulysses
The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy.
Dietrich Bonhoeffe
The thing to remember is that that the future comes one day at a time.
Dean Acheson, Communication Bulletin for Managers & Supervisors, June 2004
History is a relentless master. It has no present, only the past rushing into the future. To try to hold fast is to be swept aside.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
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, The Passionate State of Mind, 1954
At every crossroads on the path that leads to the future, tradition has placed 10, 000 men to guard the past.
Maurice Masterlinck