Future Quotes

George will - the future has a way of arriving unannounced....
Eric hoffe - in a time of drastic change, it is the learners...

The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.
Abraham Lincoln
Robert half - what happens when the future has come and gone?...
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
The vast possibilities of our great future will become realities only if we make ourselves responsible for that future.
Gifford Pinchot

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Buddha
Every man is his own ancestor, and every man is his own heir. He devises his own future, and he inherits his own past.
Frederick Henry Hedge
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
It might be said that Lord Rosebery outlived his future by ten years and his past by more than twenty.
Sir Winston Churchill
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
We have no right to assume that any physical laws exist, or if they have existed up until now, that they will continue to exist in a similar manner in the future.
Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
Wayne W Dye
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
It is impossible to live in the past, difficult to live in the present and a waste to live in the future.
Frank Herbert, Dune
I am treating you as my friend asking you share my present minuses in the hope I can ask you to share my future pluses.
Katherine Mansfield
The mind of man is capable of anything - - Because everything is in it, all the past as well as all the future.
Joseph Conrad
The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
Alan Kay
Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future.
Niels Boh
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
There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets in the future.
Graham Green
The most decisive actions of our life - - I mean those that are most likely to decide the whole course of our future - - Are, more often than not, unconsidered.
Andre Gide
Philosophy triumphs easily over past evils and future evils; but present evils triumph over it.
Francois De La Rochefoucauld
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles F. Kettering
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 Augustus Lindbergh, Jr.
In order to be utterly happy the only thing necessary is to refrain from comparing this moment with other moments in the past, which I often did not fully enjoy because I was comparing them with other moments of the future.
Andr Gide
Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible.
Maya Angelou
Most people live ninety percent in the past, seven percent in the present, and that only leaves three percent for the future.
John Steinbeck, The Winter of our Discontent
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Thomas Jefferson
What happens when the future has come and gone.
Robert Half
If you want to imagine the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face forever.
George Orwell, 1984
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
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
For the ordinary man is passive. Within a narrow circle home life, and perhaps the trade unions or local politics he feels himself master of his fate, but against major events he is as helpless as against the elements. So far from endeavouring to influence the future, he simply lies down and lets things happen to him.
George Orwell
The rest of the world is sweeping past us. The oil and gas of the Texas future is the well - Educated mind. But we are still worried about whether Midland can beat Odessa at football.
Mark White
My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there.
Charles F. Kettering
Be careful that victories do not carry the seed of future defeats.
Ralph W. Sockman
To live in the past or in the future may be less satisfying than to live in the present, but it can never be as disillusioning.
R. D. Laing
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 that the hope of creating the future dominates the minds of those who control the teaching of the young.
Bertrand Russell
We think very little of time present; we anticipate the future, as being too slow, and with a view to hasten it onward, we recall the past to stay it as too swiftly gone. We are so thoughtless, that we thus wander through the hours which are not here, regardless only of the moment that is actually our own.
Blaise Pascal