Future Quotes

The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read. It will be the person who does not know how to learn.
Alvin Toffle
I do not know what the future holds, but I know who holds the future.
Oprah Winfrey, "The Oprah Winfrey Show".

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
People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
Albert Einstein
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
The speciality of the future is generalism.
Wayne Van Dyck

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The past is certain, the future obscure.
Thales
Exile, for no other motive than ease, would be the last defeat, with no seed of future victory in it.
Lois McMaster Bujold, "Shards of Honor", 1986
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The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
Malcolm X
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
Champions know that success is inevitable that there is no such thing as failure, only feedback. They know that the best way to forecast the future is to create it.
Michael J. Gel
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
Now he has departed from this strange world a little ahead of me. That means nothing. People like us, who believe in physics, know that the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
Albert Einstein
A generation which ignores history has no past and no future.
Robert Heinlein, The Notebooks of Lazurus Long
There are many methods for predicting the future. For example, you can read horoscopes, tea leaves, tarot cards, or crystal balls. Collectively, these methods are known as nutty methods. Or you can put well - Researched facts into sophisticated computer models, more commonly referred to as a complete waste of time.
Scott Adams, The Dilbert Future
And yesterday he would have killed me to get to his foe. But now we serve each other. Only a fool walks into the future backward.
Terry Goodkind, "Stone of Tears".
The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
Alan Kay
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Conservation is humanity caring for the future.
Nancy Newhall
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
In early childhood you may lay the foundation of poverty or riches, industry of idleness, good or evil, by the habits to which you train your children. Teach them right habits then, and their future life is safe.
Mrs. Sigourney
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
The future is a hundred thousand threads, but the past is a fabric that can never be rewoven.
Orson Scott Card, Xenocide
Man spends his life in reasoning on the past, in complaining of the present, in fearing future.
Antoine Rivarol
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
Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible.
Maya Angelou
Be careful that victories do not carry the seed of future defeats.
Ralph W. Sockman
If you want to imagine the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face forever.
George Orwell, 1984
Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.
Seneca
These days people seek knowledge, not wisdom. Knowledge is of the past, wisdom is of the future.
Vernon Coope
To state the facts frankly is not to despair the future nor indict the past. The prudent heir takes careful inventory of his legacies and gives a faithful accounting to those whom he owes an obligation of trust.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
The mind of man is capable of anything - - Because everything is in it, all the past as well as all the future.
Joseph Conrad
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
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 Ambrose, in Fast Company
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
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
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
Where a calculator on the ENIAC is equpped with 18, 000 vacuum tubes and weighs 30 tons, computers in the future may have only 1, 000 vaccuum tubes and perhaps weigh 1. 5 tons.
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