In the future everyone will be world - Famous for fifteen minutes.Andy Warhol
He who controls the past controls the future.George Orwell, "Nineteen Eighty - Four".
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.Thomas Jefferson
Those who foresee the future and recognize it as tragic are often seized by a madness which forces them to commit the very acts which made it certain that what they dread shall happen.Dame Rebecca West
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
Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, Meditations, 200 A. D.
We cannot always assure the future of our friends we have a better chance of assuring our future if we remember who our friends are.Henry Kissinge
History repeats itself and history never repeats itself are about equally trueWe never know enough about the infinitely complex circumstances of any past event to prophesy the future by analogy.George Macaulay Trevelyan
Andrew is the operating system of the future and always will be.Mary R. Thompson
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.
The future is a hundred thousand threads, but the past is a fabric that can never be rewoven.Orson Scott Card, Xenocide
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
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
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
My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there.Charles F. Kettering
We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.George Bernard Shaw
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
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
We are at the very beginning of time for the human race. It is not unreasonable that we grapple with problems. But there are tens of thousands of years in the future. Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on.Richard Feynman
Books, I found, had the power to make time stand still, retreat or fly into the future.Jim
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
Deem not life a thing of consequence. For look at the yawning void of the future, and at that other limitless space, the past.Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
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
Only the flexibly creative person can really manage the future, Only the one who can face novelty with confidence and without fear.Abraham Maslow
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
Live neither in the present nor the future, but in the eternal. The giant weed of evil cannot flower there this blot upon existence is wiped out by the very atmosphere of eternal thought.H Hahn Blavatsky
The future depends on what we do in the present.Mahatma Gandhi
When it comes to the future, there are three kinds of people those who let it happen, those who make it happen, and those who wonder what happened.John M. Richardson, Jr.
If you do not think about the future, you cannot have one.John Galsworthy
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
There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.Graham Greene, The Power and the Glory
The vast possibilities of our great future will become realities only if we make ourselves responsible for that future.Gifford Pinchot
The future is no place to place your better days.Dave Matthews, "Cry Freedom".
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
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
The present is theirs the future, for which I really worked, is mine.Nikola Tesla
In early childhood you may lay the foundation of poverty or riches, industry or idleness, good or evil, by the habits to which you train your children. Teach them right habits then, and their future life is safe.Lydia Sigourney
Man has a limited biological capacity for change. When this capacity is overwhelmed, the capacity is in future shock.Alvin Toffle
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