Future Quotes

Alfred lord tennyson - for i dipped into the future, as far as human eye...
Albert camus - i sometimes think of what future historians will...

As long as anyone believes that his ideal and purpose is outside him, that it is above the clouds, in the past or in the future, he will go outside himself and seek fulfillment where it cannot be found. He will look for solutions and answers at every point except where they can be found - - In himself.
Erich Frohm
Henry m. wriston - a guidance counselor who has made a fetish of...
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life.
Plato, The Republic
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Jason Kaufmann

Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future one.
Seneca
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
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Charles F. Kettering
There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets in the future.
Graham Green
The future belongs to those who dare.
Anonymous
The future, according to some scientists, will be exactly like the past, only far more expensive.
John Sladek
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
What happens when the future has come and gone.
Robert Half
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
While day by day the overzealous student stores up facts for future use, He who has learned to trust nature finds need for ever fewer external directions. He will discard formula after formula, until he reaches the conclusion Let nature take its course. By letting each thing act in accordance with its own nature, everything that needs to be done gets done.
Lao Tzu
Look not mournfully into the past. It comes not back again. Wisely improve the present. It is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future, without fear.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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 speciality of the future is generalism.
Wayne Van Dyck
The Future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
Clive Staples Lewis
Fear not for the future, weep not for the past.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
I have never seen the slightest scientific proof of the religious idea of heaven and hell, of future life for individuals, or of a personal God.
Thomas A. Edison
Heal the past, Live the present, Dream the future.
Unknown
A generation which ignores history has no past and no future.
Robert Heinlein, The Notebooks of Lazurus Long
History is the ship carrying living memories to the future.
Stephen Spende
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
It is difficult to live in the present, ridiculous to live in the future, and impossible to live in the past. Nothing is as far away as one minute ago.
Jim Bishop
The fact is, that civilization requires slaves. The Greeks were quite right there. Unless there are slaves to do the ugly, horrible, uninteresting work, culture, and contemplation become almost impossible. Human slavery is wrong, insecure, and demoralizing. On mechanical slavery, on the slavery of the machine, the future of the world depends.
Oscar Wilde
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
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
Science and technology revolutionize our lives, but memory, tradition and myth frame our response. Expelled from individual consciousness by the rush of change, history finds its revenge by stamping the collective unconsciousness with habits, values, expectations, dreams. The dialectic between past and future will continue to form our lives.
Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
If you will protest courageously, and yet with dignity and Christian love, when the history books are written in future generations, the historians will have to pause and say, There lived a great people - A black people - who injected new meaning and dignity into the veins of civilization.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Most of our future lies ahead.
Denny Crum, Louisville basketball coach
STRATEGY is; A style of thinking, a conscious and deliberate process, an intensive implementation system, the science of insuring FUTURE SUCCESS.
Pete Johnson
The crippling of individuals I consider the worst evil of capitalism. Our whole educational system suffers from this evil. An exaggerated competitive attitude is inculcated into the student, who is trained to worship acquisitive success as a perparation for his future career.
Albert Einstein
The most painful state of living is remembering the future.
Soren Kierkegaard
Do not look back. And do not dream about the future, either. It will neither give you back the past, nor satisfy your other daydreams. Your duty, your reward - Your destiny - Are here and now.
Dag Hammarskjold, newpaper quote of the day
We must never allow the future to be weighed down by memory. For children have no past, and that is the whole secret of the magical innocence of their smiles.
Milan Kundera, The Book of Laughter and Forgetting
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
Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present - which seldom happens to us.
Jean De La Bruyere