Future Quotes

Thich nhat hanh - life can be found only in the present moment. the...
Philosophy triumphs easily over past evils and future evils; but present evils triumph over it.
Francois De La Rochefoucauld

Some of the best lessons we ever learn are learned from past mistakes. The error of the past is the wisdom and success of the future.
Dr. Dale E. Turne
While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.
Ronald Reagan
Everyone should free their mind and soul. Some are ready to free them now, and some will be ready to free them in the future. Some will never be ready and that is what makes their lives not worth living.
Emad Hasan
The future you shall know when it has come before then forget it.
Aeschylus

There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets in the future.
Graham Green
It is important that an aim never be defined in terms of activity or methods. It must always relate directly to how life is better for everyone.... The aim of the system must be clear to everyone in the system. The aim must include plans for the future. The aim is a value judgment.
W. Edwards Deming
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
Sir Winston Churchill, Speech at Harvard University, September 6, 1943
For I dipped into the future, as far as human eye could see, saw a vision of the world, and all the wonder that would be.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Only a scientific people can survive in a scientific future.
Thomas H. Huxley
Only a fool walks backwards into the future.
Terry Goodkind
Look not mournfully into the Past. It comes not back again. Wisely improve the Present. In is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy Future, without fear, and a manly heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Conservatism discards Prescription, shrinks from Principle, disavows Progress having rejected all respect for antiquity, it offers no redress for the present, and makes no preparation for the future.
Benjamin Disraeli
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
The function of science fiction is not always to predict the future but sometimes to prevent it.
Frank Herbert
The only use of a knowledge of the past is to equip us for the present. The present contains all that there is. It is holy ground; for it is the past, and it is the future.
Alfred North Whitehead
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Buddha
Man spends his life in reasoning on the past, in complaining of the present, in fearing future.
Antoine Rivarol
My specific goal is to revolutionize the future of the species. Mathematics is just another way of predicting the future.
Ralph Abraham
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
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 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
The future belongs to those who can rise above the confines of the earth.
Alfred North Whitehead, From the viewbook of Embry - Riddle Aeronautical University
Be careful that victories do not carry the seed of future defeats.
Ralph W. Sockman
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
Brian Tracy
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
I have made good judgements in the Past. I have made good judgements in the Future.
Dan Quayle
Only the flexibly creative person can really manage the future, Only the one who can face novelty with confidence and without fear.
Abraham Maslow
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
Be positive in addressing the envelope to your future, For enclosed are your efforts from the past. Be certain of the postage and double check what class.
Unknown
Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
Brian Tracy
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
To break a promise is to deny the reality of the past Therefore it is to deny the hope of a real future....
Ursala Lequin
The future is not something we enter. The future is something we create.
Leonard I. Sweet
I shall soon be six - And - Twenty. Is there anything in the future that can possibly console us for not being always twenty - Five.
George Gordon Byron
The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
Alan Kay
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
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
We can pay our debt to the past by putting the future in debt to ourselves.
John Buchan