We have collected the best Future Quotes by famous authors including Madeleine Albright, Peter Drucker, Jiddu Krishnamurti, Daniel Goldstein, James E. Faust and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
If we have to use force, it is because we are America. We are the indispensable nation. We stand tall. We see further into the future.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
Have you not noticed that love is silence? It may be while holding the hand of another, or looking lovingly at a child, or taking in the beauty of an evening. Love has no past or future, and so it is with this extraordinary state of silence.
One of the primary reasons why the human brain has evolved to look so far into the future is so that we can take actions in the present that will bring us to a better future rather than a worse one.
Hope is trust in God’s promises, faith that if we act now, the desired blessings will be fulfilled in the future.
James E. Faust
I look forward to the future – and going into the studio to make new music.
The assertion that ‘all men are created equal’ was of no practical use in effecting our separation from Great Britain and it was placed in the Declaration not for that, but for future use.
These interviews, sometimes they jog your memories, like what you were doing when you were 10 years old. They’re always searching for your past; they can keep you living there. I want to go on to the future.
The white people should go back to Europe, and the country should be returned to the American Indians. This is the future I would like to see for the so-called United States.
School is practice for the future, and practice makes perfect. But nobody’s perfect, so why practice?
Billie Joe Armstrong
Our future growth relies on competitiveness and innovation, skills and productivity… and these in turn rely on the education of our people.
And after Brexit, we will be free to determine our economic future, with control over our money, laws and borders.
One faces the future with one’s past.
Pearl S. Buck
Republicans are men of narrow vision, who are afraid of the future.
The past explains how I got here, but the future is up to me – and I love to live life at full throttle.
An artist has to look at the future, to see what we can do better.
To be hopeful means to be uncertain about the future, to be tender toward possibilities, to be dedicated to change all the way down to the bottom of your heart.
My father gave me some advice when I was very young – whatever someone tells you in the future, don’t forget Pele is the best.
We need to look to the future. You can’t come up with new things unless you constantly forget the past. There’s no reason to keep wearing the same pair of pants.
We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.
George Bernard Shaw
When takers talk about mistakes, they’re usually quick to place the blame on other people. Givers are more likely to say ‘Here’s the mistake I made; I learned the following from it. Here are the steps I’m taking to make sure I don’t let people down in the future.’
Education is not only a ladder of opportunity, but it is also an investment in our future.
It’s a question of whether we’re going to go forward into the future, or past to the back.
People don’t realize that now is all there ever is; there is no past or future except as memory or anticipation in your mind.
Poetry is often the art of overhearing yourself say things you didn’t know you knew. It is a learned skill to force yourself to articulate your life, your present world or your possibilities for the future.
People used to define me as a futurist designer, but, you know, the future is now for me.
A people do not throw their geniuses away. And if they are thrown away, it is our duty as artists and as witnesses for the future to collect them again for the sake of our children and, if necessary, bone by bone.
The road to the future leads us smack into the wall. We simply ricochet off the alternatives that destiny offers. Our survival is no more than a question of 25, 50 or perhaps 100 years.
Jacques Yves Cousteau
Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.
Samsung’s future hinges on new businesses, new products and new technologies. We should make our corporate culture more open, flexible and innovative.
Our children are the living messages we send to a future we will ever see… Will we rob them of their destiny? Will we rob them of their dreams? No – we will not do that.
Future. That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true and our happiness is assured.
It took the madmen of yesterday for us to be able to act with extreme clarity today. I want to be one of those madmen. We must dare to invent the future.
It is time we in Scotland put England in its proper place and instead of our leaning on England and taking inspiration from her, we should lean and turn to Europe, for it is there our future prosperity lies.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life.
People tend to dwell more on negative things than on good things. So the mind then becomes obsessed with negative things, with judgments, guilt and anxiety produced by thoughts about the future and so on.
I believe that my future is bright.
After the Berlin Wall came down I visited that city and I will never forget it. The abandoned checkpoints. The sense of excitement about the future. The knowledge that a great continent was coming together. Healing those wounds of our history is the central story of the European Union.
The future is called ‘perhaps’, which is the only possible thing to call the future. And the important thing is not to allow that to scare you.
I love this stuff – bitcoin, ethereum, blockchain technology – and what the future holds.
Stories bring us together. We can talk about them and bond over them. They are shared knowledge, shared legend, and shared history; often, they shape our shared future.
Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.
The potential for synthetic biology and biotechnology is vast; we all have an opportunity to create the future together.
The essence of leadership is essentially taking the responsibility of trying to interpret the future to the present.
The future will take care of itself. My plans have fallen flat. Nothing that I planned has worked for me so far. So I don’t plan anymore. I keep short-term plans.
‘The Dublin Magazine’ has been edited with good taste, and it is very agreeable reading, but to speak quite candidly, I do not believe in the future of any literary journal any more than I believe in the future of the Trinity.
George A. Moore
I’m not so much in the future as always in the present. The future always takes care of itself. What I do now with my video camera, it can only record what is happening now. I am celebrating reality and the essence of the moment. And that’s the greatest challenge that I have.
Books, I found, had the power to make time stand still, retreat or fly into the future.
Religion was nearly dead because there was no longer real belief in future life; but something was struggling to take its place – service – social service – the ants creed, the bees creed.
If there is a future, it will be Green.
I don’t have time to beat myself up over my fallible nature. Instead I use my energy to learn from my past and let it inform my future. It’s time to own all of our glory, mistakes, mess and light and be gentle to ourselves. Let’s be kind to our spirits and celebrate the truth of our hearts.
Entrepreneurs have only the murkiest picture of the future in which they are making their bets, and also there is ambiguity: they don’t know when they push this lever or that lever that the outcome is going to be what they think it is going to be – there is the law of unanticipated consequences.
I am not interested in the past, except as the road to the future.
In order to design a future of positive change, we must first become expert at changing our minds.
The risk of the Holocaust is not that it will be forgotten, but that it will be embalmed and surrounded by monuments and used to absolve all future sins.
The beauty of dystopia is that it lets us vicariously experience future worlds – but we still have the power to change our own.
You need imagination in order to imagine a future that doesn’t exist.
The only difference between the saint and the sinner is that every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.
Buckhannon, population 5,639, is a deeply conservative town and long has been. While coal is its past, oil and gas are its likely future. It’s a town where guns are sold at yard sales, where Pentecostal churches are nearly as common as restaurants, and where distrust of Hillary Clinton is visceral and deep-seated.
When you use your faith, it gives you energy. It gives you the ability to be able to see beyond where you are right now and see into the future.
We would fight not for the political future of a distant city, rather for principles whose destruction would ruin the possibility of peace and security for the peoples of the earth.
Life is a series of collisions with the future; it is not the sum of what we have been, but what we yearn to be.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
Nobody understands how the world will change. The only way you can plan for the future is to have scenarios. You have to have the courage to take a leap of faith on one of them.
Straight-up digital delivery will be the way the future works.
Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else’s hands, but not you.
The wise man must remember that while he is a descendant of the past, he is a parent of the future.
I do not believe that civilization will be wiped out in a war fought with the atomic bomb. Perhaps two-thirds of the people of the earth will be killed.
I do not think white America is committed to granting equality to the American Negro. This is a passionately racist country; it will continue to be so in the foreseeable future.
The future belongs to those who see possibilities before they become obvious.
The future battle on the ground will be preceded by battle in the air. This will determine which of the contestants has to suffer operational and tactical disadvantages and be forced throughout the battle into adoption compromise solutions.
Since God knows our future, our personalities, and our capacity to listen, He isn’t ever going to say more to us than we can deal with at the moment.
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
I welcome and seek your ideas, but do not bring me small ideas; bring me big ideas to match our future.
It’s obvious nonsense, but it makes nice people feel good about themselves to do their bit for the planet. It’s vanity of a grotesque kind to believe that mankind, and our ‘carbon footprint’, has more impact on the future of Earth than Nature, which bends our planet to its will, as it sees fit.
How paramount the future is to the present when one is surrounded by children.
Make sure there are lots of Harvard M.B.A.s working for MIT Ph.D.s in the future.
The purpose of thinking about the future is not to predict it but to raise people’s hopes.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
R. Buckminster Fuller
I know I’m going to blow one day. My life is doomed the way it is. I have no future.
I got a bright future ahead of me.
I remember being young in the 1960s… we had a great sense of the future, a great big hope. This is what is missing in the youth today. This being able to dream and to change the world.
The important consequences to the American States from this Declaration of Independence, considered as the ground and foundation of a future government, naturally suggest the propriety of proclaiming it in such a manner as that the people may be universally informed of it.
Business, more than any other occupation, is a continual dealing with the future; it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight.
Henry R. Luce
Whatever shape my future service takes, I look forward to doing my part to help get our country back on track.
The future of AEW is Maxwell J. Friedman, without a shadow of a doubt. I am going to be the face of this company. At the tender age of 23… people think I’m great now? They don’t know the half of it. I mean, my career’s only just begun.
Maxwell Jacob Friedman
Cease to inquire what the future has in store, and take as a gift whatever the day brings forth.
I’ve seen the future and it’s much like the present only longer.
Let us not be bitter about the past, but let us keep our eyes firmly on the future.
Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, caliber, and future of an individual. If the people remember me as a good teacher, that will be the biggest honour for me.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Everybody has to be able to participate in a future that they want to live for. That’s what technology can do.
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.
Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just escaped from adolescence, but of those who have already taken possession of their future.
Take time to gather up the past so that you will be able to draw from your experience and invest them in the future.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Let Jammu and Kashmir lead the way in the building of a new future for India. Let it set an example to the rest of India and the world by showing how the entire region can be transformed into a zone of peace, stability and prosperity.
I was a peripheral visionary. I could see the future, but only way off to the side.
I think the teaching profession contributes more to the future of our society than any other single profession.
Replacing traditional sources of energy completely with renewable energy is going to be a challenging task. However, by adding renewable energy to the grid and gradually increasing its contribution, we can realistically expect a future that is powered completely by green energy.
Choose your friends with caution; plan your future with purpose, and frame your life with faith.
Thomas S. Monson
You never know what the future holds or where my life will take me.
Back when I watched ‘Future Boy Conan,’ I thought I might like to try my hand at animation, but now, not at all.
I’ve said it before, but it’s absolutely true: My mother gave me my drive, but my father gave me my dreams. Thanks to him, I could see a future.
Dreams about the future are always filled with gadgets.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
I do write a lot of children’s songs, and I’m going to do a children’s television show, which also means I’ll be doing a lot of albums. So I do hope my future will hold a lot of things for children.
It is not predictions but plans that make the future. If you want predictions, it is because you do not have the ability to make a plan and fulfill it.
You’ve got to give your past attention, but you’ve got to forgive yourself, acknowledge what you did wrong, and be a man, taking responsibility. You can’t not fly anymore because of the things you’ve been through. You’ve got to believe in a brighter future, that better version of yourself.
The future is always a dystopia in movies.
The central dogma of the New Testament is that Jesus died as a scapegoat for the sin of Adam and the sins that all we unborn generations might have been contemplating in the future. Adam’s sin is perhaps mitigated by the extenuating circumstance that he didn’t exist.
The future is made of the same stuff as the present.
Hold fast to the Bible. To the influence of this Book we are indebted for all the progress made in true civilization and to this we must look as our guide in the future.
Ulysses S. Grant
A speculator is a man who observes the future, and acts before it occurs.
Building sustainable cities – and a sustainable future – will need open dialogue among all branches of national, regional and local government. And it will need the engagement of all stakeholders – including the private sector and civil society, and especially the poor and marginalized.
People who live in the past generally are afraid to compete in the present. I’ve got my faults, but living in the past is not one of them. There’s no future in it.
True happiness is… to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The future will either be green or not at all.
The past can influence the future. When you finish one chapter, you open another, which will be influenced by what you’ve just lived through.
Peace is necessary. For justice, it is necessary. For hope, it is necessary, for our future.
An increased push for energy efficiency, renewable energy technology, electric mobility – along with the growing digitalization movement and a universal carbon pricing structure – would speed up the carbon-free future and the rise of a global middle class we desperately need. We can and must all do our part.
I believe the future is only the past again, entered through another gate.
Arthur Wing Pinero
Everything you need for better future and success has already been written. And guess what? All you have to do is go to the library.
Henri Frederic Amiel
The future has a way of arriving unannounced.
For every minute, the future is becoming the past.
My future is righteousness.
The future enters into us, in order to transform itself in us, long before it happens.
Rainer Maria Rilke
I want to make sure that that future that we’re creating is one that is the best it can be for people around the world, and also one that includes the full range of our talent and our skills – and, you know, gender and ethnicity, geography – to solving the world’s problems.
Let us together create the new building of the future, which will be everything in one form: architecture and sculpture and painting.
Africa has no future.
V. S. Naipaul
Forecasting our futures is built into our psyches because we will soon have to manage that future. We have no choice. No matter how often we fail, we can never stop trying.
I want my future wife or girlfriend to be herself.
People look to time in expectation that it will eventually make them happy, but you cannot find true happiness by looking toward the future.
There are two futures, the future of desire and the future of fate, and man’s reason has never learned to separate them.
John Desmond Bernal
I’ve been so fortunate to have the opportunity to work with some incredibly talented vocalists, guitarists and producers, and I can’t wait to share more originals in the future.
Therefore I am sure that this, my Coronation, is not the symbol of a power and a splendor that are gone but a declaration of our hopes for the future, and for the years I may, by God’s Grace and Mercy, be given to reign and serve you as your Queen.
Queen Elizabeth II
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
Humans are terrible at predicting the future. We really overestimate what we can do in the short term and underestimate what we can do in the long term… If we can glimpse even a couple of years into the future, even that’s difficult to do.
The sky is honestly the limit, so I’m excited to see what the future holds.
The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy.
We all have a responsibility to protect endangered species, both for their sake and for the sake of our own future generations.
But I think it’s more that when you’re young, you’re invincible, you’re immortal – or at least you think you are. The possibilities are limitless, you’re inventing the future. Then you get older and suddenly you have a history. It’s fixed. You can’t change anything. I find that a bit disturbing, to be honest.
We don’t see very far in the future, we are very focused on one idea at a time, one problem at a time, and all these are incompatible with rationality as economic theory assumes it.
Every man has his own destiny: the only imperative is to follow it, to accept it, no matter where it leads him.
The factory of the future will have only two employees, a man and a dog. The man will be there to feed the dog. The dog will be there to keep the man from touching the equipment.
I love entrepreneurship because that’s what makes this country grow, and if I can help companies grow, I am creating jobs; I am setting foundations for future generations. It sends the message that the American Dream is alive and well.
Isn’t it a shame that future generations can’t be here to see all the wonderful things we’re doing with their money?
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
It is our job, as members of parliament, to legislate with an eye to the long term future, to look over the horizon beyond the next election and ensure that as far as we can what we do today will make Australia a better place, a safer place, for future generations to live in.
I don’t try to describe the future. I try to prevent it.
The future is limitless.
The men of the future will yet fight their way to many a liberty that we do not even miss.
You know, I don’t know what the future will bring, but I’m ready for whatever comes!
As to the Amazon itself, the transition from conservation to sustainable development was a huge awakening since conservation was a western concept and strategy to encourage the developing world to protect biodiversity resources for the sake of future generations and the wellbeing of the planet.
The word tomorrow was invented for indecisive people and for children.
If we examine our thoughts, we shall find them always occupied with the past and the future.
At some point in the future – possibly the very near future – Britain will be hit by a deadly pandemic, and its impact could be utterly devastating.
The cost of infrastructure development to host a mega-event can be offset against economic growth over future decades.
Even gang members imagine a future that doesn’t include gangs.
A tragic car accident put me in a wheelchair and dashed my hopes and dreams for the future.
The vote is a trust more delicate than any other, for it involves not just the interests of the voter, but his life, honor and future as well.
As one went to Europe to see the living past, so one must visit Southern California to observe the future.
I’m not sure what the future holds but I do know that I’m going to be positive and not wake up feeling desperate. As my dad said ‘Nic, it is what it is, it’s not what it should have been, not what it could have been, it is what it is.’
Pick the day. Enjoy it – to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come… The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present – and I don’t want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future.
I’m not saying you can’t be successful in the music industry without Spotify. But when I look at the future of music, I don’t think scarcity is the model anymore. We have to embrace ubiquity – that music is everywhere.
I believe coding is fundamental to literacy in the future.
I don’t know what the future holds, but I know that God holds tomorrow, so it is exciting. Even when I have hard things happen, He loves me so big, so much. I come through it and I grow from it, because He has got me.
The ultimate function of prophecy is not to tell the future, but to make it. Your successful past will block your visions of the future.
Joel A. Barker
The future lies in designing and selling computers that people don’t realize are computers at all.
I think Lil Uzi is dope. Future is dope. I love Young Thug. I’m a huge Young Thug fan.
The youth is the hope of our future.
The future will be better tomorrow.
Architecture is measured against the past; you build in the future, and you try to imagine the future.
A lot of people would say history is important because it helps us to predict the future. I don’t think that it does particularly. What it really teaches you is that things have not always been the same, and they don’t have to be the way they are.
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.
For the first time in the history of mankind, one generation literally has the power to destroy the past, the present and the future, the power to bring time to an end.
Hubert H. Humphrey
I had faith in Israel before it was established, I have in it now. I believe it has a glorious future before it – not just another sovereign nation, but as an embodiment of the great ideals of our civilization.
Harry S Truman
As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We cannot choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.
The Gospel offers forgiveness for the past, new life for the present, and hope for the future.
It all comes down to interest rates. As an investor, all you’re doing is putting up a lump-sump payment for a future cash flow.
Without libraries what have we? We have no past and no future.
I can’t speak for the future. I have no crystal ball.
Worrying about the past or the future isn’t productive. When you start chastising yourself for past mistakes, or seeing disaster around every corner, stop and take a breath and ask yourself what you can do right now to succeed.
I don’t know where streaming will go in the future. The analytics that we’re seeing tell us that streaming is the next thing, and downloads are going down. I feel like with the history of this platform, from vinyl to where we are now, it just seems like the next logical step.
By buying off the bottom in the real estate markets, I’m doing the best I can to protect myself from any future calamity. Time will tell whether it will work.
No other investment yields as great a return as the investment in education. An educated workforce is the foundation of every community and the future of every economy.
I like what the future holds. I don’t like thinking about the past.
There’s even an aircraft sensor system that sends down hundreds of thousands of pulses of light measured at different return rates. It allows you to literally strip away vegetation and see entire cities beneath the rain forest canopy. This is the unbelievable future of archaeology.
In this bright future you can’t forget your past.
Ensuring quality higher education is one of the most important things we can do for future generations.
Investing in science education and curiosity-driven research is investing in the future.
People worry that gas prices are high and how they are affecting their pocket book. But they want to know about renewable energy. People are really starting to question things, and that’s made people look to the future in a positive way.
I have realized that the past and future are real illusions, that they exist in the present, which is what there is and all there is.
I like Future, Young Thug, Mike WiLL, DJ Spinz, Metro Boomin, Drake, Kendrick.
Ty Dolla Sign
Anniversaries are like birthdays: occasions to celebrate and to think ahead, usually among friends with whom one shares not only the past but also the future.
The barometer for judging the character of people, in regard human rights, is now those who consider themselves gay, homosexual, lesbian. The judgment as to whether you can trust the future, the social advancement – depending on people – will be judged on where they come out on that question.
The future, like everything else, is not what it used to be.
When you realize the value of all life, you dwell less on what is past and concentrate more on the preservation of the future.
Nobody knows what the future is except for wizards.
Our awesome responsibility to ourselves, to our children, and to the future is to create ourselves in the image of goodness, because the future depends on the nobility of our imaginings.
Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
The clear and present danger of climate change means we cannot burn our way to prosperity. We already rely too heavily on fossil fuels. We need to find a new, sustainable path to the future we want. We need a clean industrial revolution.
Human spirit is the ability to face the uncertainty of the future with curiosity and optimism. It is the belief that problems can be solved, differences resolved. It is a type of confidence. And it is fragile. It can be blackened by fear and superstition.
There have to be reasons that you get up in the morning and you want to live. Why do you want to live? What’s the point? What inspires you? What do you love about the future? If the future does not include being out there among the stars and being a multi-planet species, I find that incredibly depressing.
The hardships that I encountered in the past will help me succeed in the future.
Of course there will be difficult times, and there will be more in the future, but I know what I have to do in the car.
I think we have a duty to maintain the light of consciousness to make sure it continues into the future.
This is my work ethic: I do not want to raise my future kids where I was raised, and I know the only way to do it is working, working, working, working, working.
I don’t speculate too much about the future. That’s the thing about this job – it’s so fickle. You take the jobs, you read the scripts and, if something interests you and you like the people who are working on it, you go for it.
Whatever you learn will never go waste. It will be beneficial for me in future.
The only people who can fix Africa are talented young Africans. By unlocking and nurturing their creative potential, we can create a step change in Africa’s future.
I don’t think people are going to talk in the future. They’re going to communicate through eye contact, body language, emojis, signs.
Sometimes your disappointments make you a stronger person for the future.
Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children’s future. And we are all mortal.
John F. Kennedy
There used to be a cruel joke that said Brazil is the country of the future, and always will be; Obama is the Brazil of today’s politicians. He has obviously achieved nothing.
I see little of more importance to the future of our country and of civilization than full recognition of the place of the artist. If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him.
Managers have different leadership styles and ways to go about their business. But in the end it doesn’t matter if the manager is old-fashioned, old school or always looking towards the future.
Fascism is not in itself a new order of society. It is the future refusing to be born.
The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.
NAFTA recognizes the reality of today’s economy – globalization and technology. Our future is not in competing at the low-level wage job; it is in creating high-wage, new technology jobs based on our skills and our productivity.
John F. Kerry
The children have been a wonderful gift to me, and I’m thankful to have once again seen our world through their eyes. They restore my faith in the family’s future.
The future hasn’t happened yet and the past is gone. So I think the only moment we have is right here and now, and I try to make the best of those moments, the moments that I’m in.
The challenge is to stay cool enough to handle the pressure in the moment so that you can succeed in the future.
If humanity doesn’t land on Mars in my lifetime, I would be very disappointed.
An exciting and inspiring future awaits you beyond the noise in your mind, beyond the guilt, doubt, fear, shame, insecurity and heaviness of the past you carry around.
All political thinking for years past has been vitiated in the same way. People can foresee the future only when it coincides with their own wishes, and the most grossly obvious facts can be ignored when they are unwelcome.
Aerospace services represents one of our biggest growth opportunities for the future.
I look forward to a great future for America – a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose.
John F. Kennedy
AI is everywhere. It’s not that big, scary thing in the future. AI is here with us.
The truth is that you can only come to know God when you give up the past and the future in your mind and merge totally into the now, because God is always here now.
Poetry is not only dream and vision; it is the skeleton architecture of our lives. It lays the foundations for a future of change, a bridge across our fears of what has never been before.
Only you can control your future.
You will see – in the future, I will live by my watercolors.
History is the best guide to the future.
Not only our future economic soundness but the very soundness of our democratic institutions depends on the determination of our government to give employment to idle men.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
America’s future will be determined by the home and the school. The child becomes largely what he is taught; hence we must watch what we teach, and how we live.
Keep all special thoughts and memories for lifetimes to come. Share these keepsakes with others to inspire hope and build from the past, which can bridge to the future.
This is the first age that’s ever paid much attention to the future, which is a little ironic since we may not have one.
Arthur C. Clarke
Forget the past – the future will give you plenty to worry about.
George Allen, Sr.
I think the iPhone was as significant an invention as the Gutenburg press, in terms of the future of humanity.
Technology and robotics are advancing and will reduce the need for workers in the future.
Jan C. Ting
If future generations are to remember us more with gratitude than sorrow, we must achieve more than just the miracles of technology. We must also leave them a glimpse of the world as it was created, not just as it looked when we got through with it.
Lyndon B. Johnson
Whenever in future wars the battle is fought, armored troops will play the decisive role.
I’m a socialist. I know Marx and communism did not work before, but I think in the future you have the possibility of having total communism and equal access to everything for everybody.
Technology is changing so fast that investment in hardware is getting riskier everyday. On the other hand, whether it is traditional computers or smart gadgets which are part of the convergence technologies of the future, some planning of hardware needs is still important.
Citizens victimized by genocide or abandoned by the international community do not make good neighbors, as their thirst for vengeance, their irredentism and their acceptance of violence as a means of generating change can turn them into future threats.
The Christian leader of the future is called to be completely irrelevant and to stand in this world with nothing to offer but his or her own vulnerable self. God loves us, not because of what we do or accomplish, but because God has created and redeemed us in love.
A mother’s happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.
Honore de Balzac
If education is always to be conceived along the same antiquated lines of a mere transmission of knowledge, there is little to be hoped from it in the bettering of man’s future. For what is the use of transmitting knowledge if the individual’s total development lags behind?
I can’t predict the future and I don’t have respect for people who try to.
If you invest in education and training of our young people, what you do is you increase the future economic capacity of the nation.
Global sustainability is now the only avenue to future inclusive progress that can deliver the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris climate agreement.
The atomic bomb made the prospect of future war unendurable. It has led us up those last few steps to the mountain pass; and beyond there is a different country.
J. Robert Oppenheimer
People talk about doom-laden scenarios happening in the future: they are happening in Africa now. You can see it perfectly clearly. Periodic famines are due to too many people living on land that can’t sustain them.
Diversification and globalization are the keys to the future.
Once constituted, capital reproduces itself faster than output increases. The past devours the future.
The scary thing about the future… there will be tiny cameras everywhere, and they’ll be flying around like mosquitoes and drones. That will be bad. Drones are scary. You can’t reason with a drone.
I think chatbots are the future of engagement between a fan and a brand or celebrity.
I’m really excited about what the future holds and to grow as an individual and as an artist.
Education is the key to the future: You’ve heard it a million times, and it’s not wrong. Educated people have higher wages and lower unemployment rates, and better-educated countries grow faster and innovate more than other countries. But going to college is not enough. You also have to study the right subjects.
Becoming an adult means leaving the world of your parents and starting to make your way toward the future that you will share with your peers.
No work or love will flourish out of guilt, fear, or hollowness of heart, just as no valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.
Conventional agriculture has never succeeded in feeding the world, and it’s never produced anything good to eat. For the future, we need to look toward alternatives.
I believe that children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way. Show them all the beauty they possess inside.
The real enemies of our life are the ‘oughts’ and the ‘ifs.’ They pull us backward into the unalterable past and forward into the unpredictable future. But real life takes place in the here and now.
Adolescence represents an inner emotional upheaval, a struggle between the eternal human wish to cling to the past and the equally powerful wish to get on with the future.
Louise J. Kaplan
Lots of companies don’t succeed over time. What do they fundamentally do wrong? They usually miss the future.
Future shock is the shattering stress and disorientation that we induce in individuals by subjecting them to too much change in too short a time.
Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.
By refocusing our space program on Mars for America’s future, we can restore the sense of wonder and adventure in space exploration that we knew in the summer of 1969. We won the moon race; now it’s time for us to live and work on Mars, first on its moons and then on its surface.
Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future.
The fact is that all writers create their precursors. Their work modifies our conception of the past, just as it is bound to modify the future.
Jorge Luis Borges
To my mind, there is no doubt that this Gandhi age is the dark age of India. It is an age in which people, instead of looking for their ideals in the future, are returning to antiquity.
B. R. Ambedkar
A fun pair of earrings is basically the finishing touch to any outfit; a nice watch is both practical and decorative, while the perfect unique bag is not only eye-catching but also timeless – it can be passed on to future generations.
They might in the future more than ever before engage in hunting beavers.
Samuel de Champlain
The challenge of the unknown future is so much more exciting than the stories of the accomplished past.
Solitude is not something you must hope for in the future. Rather, it is a deepening of the present, and unless you look for it in the present you will never find it.
What is history? An echo of the past in the future; a reflex from the future on the past.
Predictions are preposterous.
My responsibility as president is to take care to solve the problems we are facing now and to provide a vision and direction for how our nation should advance in the future.
Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
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.
The future is inherently uncertain.
We – the current generation – have a moral responsibility to make the world better for future generations.
The future has already arrived. It’s just not evenly distributed yet.
I don’t carry the burden of the past or the madness of the future. I live in the present.
I’m not going to fearmonger to win an election. I’m going to focus on the positive opportunities we have for a bright future for all of our families, where everyone has the freedom and opportunity to thrive.
Death has its revelations: the great sorrows which open the heart open the mind as well; light comes to us with our grief. As for me, I have faith; I believe in a future life. How could I do otherwise? My daughter was a soul; I saw this soul. I touched it, so to speak.
I believe life is a series of near misses. A lot of what we ascribe to luck is not luck at all. It’s seizing the day and accepting responsibility for your future. It’s seeing what other people don’t see And pursuing that vision.
When you realize the value of all life, you dwell on what is past and concentrate more on the preservation of the future.
I can’t change the past, but one person can change the future – anything can happen.
When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.
Alexis de Tocqueville
You know when you’re young you think you will always be. As you become more fragile, you reflect and you realize how much comfort can come from the past. Hymns can carry you into the future.
We know from chaos theory that even if you had a perfect model of the world, you’d need infinite precision in order to predict future events. With sociopolitical or economic phenomena, we don’t have anything like that.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
We are living in a world of fear. The life of man today is corroded and made bitter by fear: fear of the future, fear of the hydrogen bomb, fear of ideologies. Perhaps this fear is a greater danger than the danger itself because it is fear, which drives men to act thoughtlessly, to act dangerously.
I’m always thinking about creating. My future starts when I wake up every morning… Every day I find something creative to do with my life.
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Over-dependence on finite resources, like oil, ignores the ability of our great minds to develop alternative energy for the masses, and in doing so ignores climate change and sets up our students and workforce for failure by not educating them about the needs of our future.
The Christian of the future will be a mystic or he will not exist at all.
The future of architecture is culture.
Everyone here has the sense that right now is one of those moments when we are influencing the future.
The immediate future is going to be tragic for all of us unless we find a way of making the vast educational resources of this country serve the true purpose of education, truth and justice.
A good leader, in my view, should have a clear vision of the future they want and the society they need to build. They must also have a connection with the people who work for them and be able to mobilise their best energies to create teams where people can be most creative and happy.
Mob rule is always extremely dangerous for the future of democracy.
It is not just disposable income but whether people feel good about their immediate future that drives sales. It is this feel-good factor that drives the purchases more and more than mere economic wealth.
I live in the present with an eye on the future.
Usually, people have a tendency to be caught in the worries concerning the future or in the regret concerning the past. There is some kind of energy that is pushing them to run, and they are not able to establish themselves in the present moment.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Yesterday’s the past, tomorrow’s the future, but today is a gift. That’s why it’s called the present.
If every senator looks into the mirror and sees a future president, then every president looks into that same mirror and sees himself on Mount Rushmore.
I choose to fight for the future, to seize the high ground and retake the Shining City on a Hill.
The future generation is not going to judge India just on the basis of one election. There are greater things by which the country is judged. The future generation is going to want a strong economy.
I had bad anxiety and bad depression. That’s like the worst thing you could have. You think too much about the past, you get depression. You think too much about the future, you get anxiety.
The strange thing about Africa is how past, present and future come together in a kind of rough jazz, if you like.
Once I realized, I’m more than just a worker, I could create my own future – because your thoughts are your reality – I realized you don’t have to work as hard. You can just sit back, breathe, think about your next move and then think of that next move as if you already accomplished it and everything’s gonna come to you.
Drugs are the enemies of ambition and hope – and when we fight against drugs we are fighting for the future.
Your past is not your potential. In any hour you can choose to liberate the future.
The past is not dead, it is living in us, and will be alive in the future which we are now helping to make.
The future of design is a future where anything material in the environment – whether it’s wearables, cars, buildings – can be designed with this variation of properties and relationship with the environment that can take part in the natural ecology.
The key to making healthy decisions is to respect your future self. Honor him or her. Treat him or her like you would treat a friend or a loved one. A Stanford study showed that those who saw a photo of their future self made smarter financial decisions.
A. J. Jacobs
If my future were determined just by my performance on a standardized test, I wouldn’t be here. I guarantee you that.
The trouble with the future is that it usually arrives before we’re ready for it.
Arnold H. Glasow
Nothing is a bigger waste of time than regretting the past and worrying about the future.
Memories are the key not to the past, but to the future.
Corrie Ten Boom
A dream collage is pictures of your goals. It is like your future photo album.
Sustainable development is a fundamental break that’s going to reshuffle the entire deck. There are companies today that are going to dominate in the future simply because they understand that.
The past, the present and the future are really one: they are today.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
As I say to our own team: ‘Never protect your past, never define yourself by a single product, and always continue to steward for the long-term. Keep moving towards the future.’
Electric cars are the future.
Albert II, Prince of Monaco
As human beings, we are vulnerable to confusing the unprecedented with the improbable. In our everyday experience, if something has never happened before, we are generally safe in assuming it is not going to happen in the future, but the exceptions can kill you and climate change is one of those exceptions.
It is easy to predict that some of the discoveries of research directed towards Grand Challenges – but only the most unexpected ones, and at the most unexpected times – will be the basis of revolutionary improvements in the way that we exploit the power of our future computing devices.
When a scientist is ahead of his times, it is often through misunderstanding of current, rather than intuition of future truth. In science there is never any error so gross that it won’t one day, from some perspective, appear prophetic.
The most important thing about global warming is this. Whether humans are responsible for the bulk of climate change is going to be left to the scientists, but it’s all of our responsibility to leave this planet in better shape for the future generations than we found it.
Sometime in the future, science will be able to create realities that we can’t even begin to imagine. As we evolve, we’ll be able to construct other information systems that correspond to other realities, universes based on logic completely different from ours and not based on space and time.
It is not enough to understand, or to see clearly. The future will be shaped in the arena of human activity, by those willing to commit their minds and their bodies to the task.
Past success is no guarantee of future success, so I have learned to be an entrepreneur. I began to produce and direct my own projects.
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 F. Kennedy
School is practice for the future, and practice makes perfect and nobody’s perfect so why bother.
Every thought we think is creating our future.
Louise L. Hay
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.
The key to the future in an aging society is not found in increasing just our life span; we need to increase our health span at the same time.
Innovation is the calling card of the future.
You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands – your own.
Mark Victor Hansen
I grew up in a working class family. People thought I might go work at a mill. My mom wanted me to learn how to lay carpet because she was concerned about my future. Nobody had high hopes for me. But I was a hustler.
I think that we’re living in a time where there are trillion-dollar opportunities that never existed before.
The move to a zero-carbon future is unstoppable.
To design the future effectively, you must first let go of your past.
Charles J. Givens
Everything is a railway junction where past and future are sliding over one another, not touching.
The future belongs to us, because we have taken charge of it. We have the commitment, we have the resourcefulness, and we have the strength of our people to share the dream across Africa of clean water for all.
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
I never think of the future – it comes soon enough.
What I’m asking for is hard. It’s easier to be cynical; to accept that change isn’t possible, and politics is hopeless, and to believe that our voices and actions don’t matter. But if we give up now, then we forsake a better future.
I’ll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family, together, all of us laughing and talking, loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future.
You never know what the future brings.
I think the future of lunar bases has to be somewhere around the South or North Pole. You have less variation in temperature and more daylight hours.
I know of no way of judging the future but by the past.
It is not all right for Russia to decide Ukraine’s future.
You get caught up thinking about the future, you lose sight of the present.
America is false to the past, false to the present, and solemnly binds herself to be false to the future.
In Iroquois society, leaders are encouraged to remember seven generations in the past and consider seven generations in the future when making decisions that affect the people.
Scientists will eventually stop flailing around with solar power and focus their efforts on harnessing the only truly unlimited source of energy on the planet: stupidity. I predict that in the future, scientists will learn how to convert stupidity into clean fuel.
The mind is never satisfied with the objects immediately before it, but is always breaking away from the present moment, and losing itself in schemes of future felicity… The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from hope to hope.
Trying to predict the future is a loser’s game.
The future depends entirely on what each of us does every day; a movement is only people moving.
I think the American Dream should be about a greater progressive legislation that allows for what I call a necessary future world of cooperational humanism.
Make sure to save for the future and keep making money!
Jam Master Jay
Parents are like shuttles on a loom. They join the threads of the past with threads of the future and leave their own bright patterns as they go.
I don’t think about my past or future.
At every crossroads on the path that leads to the future, tradition has placed 10,000 men to guard the past.
While the crash only took place six months ago, I am convinced we have now passed the worst, and with continued unity of effort, we shall rapidly recover. There is one certainty of the future of a people of the resources, intelligence and character of the people of the United States – that is, prosperity.
If you believe that the killing of innocent people is right, then you are not part of my future.
Abdullah II of Jordan
If I don’t have headphones, I can’t run. Nowadays, I listen to Drake, Future, and Boosie.
Errol Spence Jr.
The way you deal with automation is by upgrading people’s skills so they can get the jobs of the future.
Neither politics of chaos and anarchy has succeeded earlier and nor will succeed in future.
If I get married in the future, I want to have a relationship like friends with my other half. It’d be best if we can communicate often.
When you plant something, you invest in a beautiful future amidst a stressful, chaotic and, at times, downright appalling world.
That is America. That is America. Those bonds of affection; that common creed. We don’t fear the future; we shape it. We embrace it, as one people, stronger together than we are on our own.
If we open a quarrel between past and present, we shall find that we have lost the future.
The future ain’t what it used to be.
Future’s like an older brother to me, and Thug’s more like a brother my age.
When all else is lost, the future still remains.
Christian Nestell Bovee
With the Internet and blockchain, everything is changed. It’s the future of content.
The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe.
I don ‘t know what the future holds, but what I know is that as long as I can enjoy life, anywhere is my stage.
Most dystopian, classic and contemporary, paints a future world that puts a twist on present society – a future world that could plausibly happen.
The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.
Most people are prisoners, thinking only about the future or living in the past. They are not in the present, and the present is where everything begins.
A society should be judged by how it treats its children. A country that fails to invest in its children is imperilling its future.
Don’t wait to be successful at some future point. Have a successful relationship with the present moment and be fully present in whatever you are doing. That is success.
Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.
Corrie Ten Boom
We have to keep an eye on the future with a sense of the past in every passing moment of the present.
I claim for Canada this, that in future Canada shall be at liberty to act or not act, to interfere or not interfere, to do just as she pleases, and that she shall reserve to herself the right to judge whether or not there is cause for her to act.
I mean the future has become old fashioned.
I hope and believe we are paving a better future for female artists to come.
The one thing we know about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
It is not only our duty but our moral obligation to break from the oppression of debt. We must rise above the political considerations and do what is right for the future of our nation.
You never know what can happen in the future. But I can’t say anything bad about Newcastle.
Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now.
Map out your future – but do it in pencil. The road ahead is as long as you make it. Make it worth the trip.
Jon Bon Jovi
If recycling is the future, then we must focus our efforts on mitigating negative impacts to our community while protecting our environment.
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.
Tonight we send a message to our party that here in Illinois, there will be a new generation of Republican leaders and we will fight to provide a better tomorrow for future generations. We’ve made clear the status quo is no longer acceptable.
We grow in time to trust the future for our answers.
Study the past, if you would divine the future.
Imagination is the only key to the future. Without it none exists – with it all things are possible.
I’m substantially concerned about the policy directions of the space agency. We have a situation in the U.S. where the White House and Congress are at odds over what the future direction should be. They’re sort of playing a game and NASA is the shuttlecock that they’re hitting back and forth.
We should all be concerned about the future because we will have to spend the rest of our lives there.
Grounded in the natural philosophy of the Middle Ages, alchemy formed a bridge: on the one hand into the past, to Gnosticism, and on the other into the future, to the modern psychology of the unconscious.
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.
Man has a limited biological capacity for change. When this capacity is overwhelmed, the capacity is in future shock.
It all happened so fast. The ghetto. The deportation. The sealed cattle car. The fiery altar upon which the history of our people and the future of mankind were meant to be sacrificed.
A child in India grows up with the idea that you have to make choices that will create a better future. In fact, your whole life is a continuum of choices, so the more conscious you are, the greater your life will be.
Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present.
Future orientation is combined with a notion and expectation of progress, and nothing is impossible.
When I look into the future, it’s so bright it burns my eyes.
Because of lack of moral principle, human life becomes worthless. Moral principle, truthfulness, is a key factor. If we lose that, then there is no future.
I need to make money for my family and my future family. I’m not a YOLO person.
I’m really excited to see what the future hold for me in terms of work. It’s going to be hard, but it’s going to be good hard work, and I’m really excited for the challenge that awaits me.
Here is the rule to remember in the future, When anything tempts you to be bitter: not, ‘This is a misfortune’ but ‘To bear this worthily is good fortune.’
Yesterday is a cancelled check. Today is cash on the line. Tomorrow is a promissory note.
On Earth Day, we celebrate all the gifts the world and nature make available to us. We recognize our complete dependence on its bounty. And we acknowledge the need for good stewardship to preserve its fruits for future generations.
I’m happy, I’m in a good place, I’m looking forward to my future.
In football, I have learned to forget the past, think about the present, and the future will come as it may – thinking about it would be a mistake.
Every man gotta right to decide his own destiny.
As I’ve always said: The future lies ahead.
I touch the future. I teach.
Hydrogen holds great promise to meet many of our future energy needs, and it addresses national security and our environmental concerns. Hydrogen is the simplest, most abundant element in the universe.
The White House isn’t the place to learn how to deal with international crisis, the balance of power, war and peace, and the economic future of the next generation.
Well, the future for me is already a thing of the past.
The secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine.
A revolution is a struggle to the death between the future and the past.
The euro is our common fate, and Europe is our common future.
The future is always beginning now.
I imagine a future aircraft, which will take off vertically, fly as usual, and land vertically. This flying machine should have no moving parts. This idea came from the huge power of cyclones.
Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay.
Simone de Beauvoir
To live only for some future goal is shallow. It’s the sides of the mountain that sustain life, not the top.
Robert M. Pirsig
There’s no point in making predictions. It’s not worth speculating because nothing is set in stone and things change all the time in football. Today there are opportunities that no one knows if they will come round again in the future.
After 2014, we will support a unified Afghanistan as it takes responsibility for its own future.
I started posting covers online and having this crazy determination about what I wanted to do and just went for it. I was like, ‘Okay, no one else can create my future for me, and no one can get what I want for me, so I have to go out and get it myself.’
Virtual reality has an exciting future and oodles of room to grow.
Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality.
The present was an egg laid by the past that had the future inside its shell.
Zora Neale Hurston
People sacrifice the present for the future. But life is available only in the present. That is why we should walk in such a way that every step can bring us to the here and the now.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Together let us desire, conceive, and create the new structure of the future, which will embrace architecture and sculpture and painting in one unity and which will one day rise toward Heaven from the hands of a million workers like the crystal symbol of a new faith.
Unless one is able to live fully in the present, the future is a hoax.
If our nation is to rebuild opportunity for future generations, it will require our elected leaders to realize that their responsibility lies not with their political party, but rather with the American people that they have been chosen to represent.
Los Angeles gives one the feeling of the future more strongly than any city I know of. A bad future, too, like something out of Fritz Lang’s feeble imagination.
Everything tends to make us believe that there exists a certain point of the mind at which life and death, the real and the imagined, past and future, the communicable and the incommunicable, high and low, cease to be perceived as contradictions.
With us air people, the future of our nation is indissolubly bound up in the development of air power.
All along the untrodden paths of the future, I can see the footprints of an unseen hand.
Demanding that our leaders take action on climate change is about a lot more than polar bears and ice caps; it’s about safeguarding our health, preserving our prosperity, and protecting the future of our children.
If you believe that feeling bad or worrying long enough will change a past or future event, then you are residing on another planet with a different reality system.
The wise man must remember that while he is a descendant of the past, he is a parent of the future.
We don’t know the probabilities of future events. Still, you have to take action, and so you do it on gut feeling. That’s the world we live in.
Robert J. Shiller
Any revolutionary change must be preceded by a passive, affirmative, non-challenging attitude toward change among the mass of our people. They must feel so frustrated, so defeated, so lost, so futureless in the prevailing system that they are willing to let go of the past and chance the future.
In the future, everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.
Climate change is not just about carbon dioxide levels and melting polar ice caps. It is about our public health and protecting our Earth for future generations.
If we are to better the future we must disturb the present.
Humans are distinguished from other species by a massive brain that enables us to imagine a future and influence it by what we do in the present. By using experience, knowledge and insight, our ancestors recognized they could anticipate dangers and opportunities and take steps to exploit advantages and avoid hazards.
There is nothing like a dream to create the future.
To the soul, there is no past and no future; all is, and will be ever, in now. For artificial purposes time is mutually agreed on, but there is really no such thing.
Sustainable development is the pathway to the future we want for all. It offers a framework to generate economic growth, achieve social justice, exercise environmental stewardship and strengthen governance.
The Christian leaders of the future have to be theologians, persons who know the heart of God and are trained – through prayer, study, and careful analysis – to manifest the divine event of God’s saving work in the midst of the many seemingly random events of their time.
Innovations that are guided by smallholder farmers, adapted to local circumstances, and sustainable for the economy and environment will be necessary to ensure food security in the future.
Many of us crucify ourselves between two thieves – regret for the past and fear of the future.
The future of the world, dependent as it is upon atomic energy, requires more understanding and knowledge about the atom.
There’s the famous quote that if you want to understand how animals live, you don’t go to the zoo, you go to the jungle. The Future Lab has really pioneered that within Lego, and it hasn’t been a theoretical exercise. It’s been a real design-thinking approach to innovation, which we’ve learned an awful lot from.
Jorgen Vig Knudstorp
It looks like the future’s really bright.
Michael P. Anderson
Investing is about predicting the future, and the future is inherently unpredictable. Therefore, the only way you can do better is to assess all the facts and truly know what you know and know what you don’t know. That’s your probability edge.
We can’t change the past. We can only get ready for the future.
We need not be afraid of the future, for the future will be in our own hands.
The future will belong to those who have passion and are willing to work hard to make our country better.
I don’t plan to restrict myself to rapping in the future, and I didn’t want to come off as too aggressive, which is why I thought about changing my name.
Although children are only 24 percent of the population, they’re 100 percent of our future and we cannot afford to provide any child with a substandard education.
There is a huge need and a huge opportunity to get everyone in the world connected, to give everyone a voice and to help transform society for the future. The scale of the technology and infrastructure that must be built is unprecedented, and we believe this is the most important problem we can focus on.
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.
We make the future sustainable when we invest in the poor, not when we insist on their suffering.
To live fixated on the future is to engage in psychological denial. It is a form of psychic violence that prepares us to accept the violence needed to ensure the maintenance of imperialist, future-oriented society.
In the future, I’d like to continue being honest with myself and admit when I’d be better off asking someone else to illustrate my writing.
Feminism is, I hope, a way to a better future for everyone who inhabits this world. Feminism should not be something that needs a seductive marketing campaign. The idea of women moving through the world as freely as men should sell itself.
Science is the key to our future, and if you don’t believe in science, then you’re holding everybody back.
The future doesn’t belong to the fainthearted; it belongs to the brave.
Chile is not a rich country in terms of gas, or oil or coal, but we are extremely rich in terms of the energies of the future.
When did the future switch from being a promise to a threat?
I don’t know what the future holds. All I know is, I’m good today. Real good.
After the final no there comes a yes and on that yes the future of the world hangs.
Properly defined, a startup is the largest group of people you can convince of a plan to build a different future.
On every front there are clear answers out there that can make this country stronger, but we’re going to break through the fear and the frustration people are feeling. Our job is to make sure that even as we make progress, that we are also giving people a sense of hope and vision for the future.
The future is now.
Nam June Paik
You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.
I am not like a pebble on the beach – a grain of sand on the seashore or just one of millions of human beings past, present and future. No, I am a unique human being loved by God as if I were an only child – the only fruit of his creative powers.
Do not brood over your past mistakes and failures as this will only fill your mind with grief, regret and depression. Do not repeat them in the future.
In raising children, we need to continuously keep in mind how we can best create the most favorable environment for their imitative behavior. Everything done in the past regarding imitation must become more and more conscious and more and more consciously connected with the future.
Every child matters. If we fail our children, we are bound to fail our present, our future, faith, cultures, and civilisations as well.
The earth we abuse and the living things we kill will, in the end, take their revenge; for in exploiting their presence we are diminishing our future.
We have to forget the past. History is something that even today we are paying the consequences, and the future is integration. We all as a people, as citizens, as the leadership of both countries should be looking in that direction.
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.
So foolish is the heart of man that he ever puts his hope in the future, learning nothing from his past errors and fancying that tomorrow must be better than today.
God wants us to prosper financially, to have plenty of money, to fulfill the destiny He has laid out for us.
The future is no more uncertain than the present.
The future is the worst thing about the present.
The influence of teachers extends beyond the classroom, well into the future. It is they who shape and enrich the minds of the young, who touch their hearts and souls. It is they who shape a nation’s future.
F. Sionil Jose
The only thing that can save us as a species is seeing how we’re not thinking about future generations in the way we live.
Tomorrow is only found in the calendar of fools.
For Republicans, accepting responsibility means accepting punishment; for Democrats, it means only an admission of error and a suggestion they’ll do better in the future. This double standard must end.
A women who doesn’t wear perfume has no future.
In Korean, the word ‘future’ is made up of two parts. The first part means ‘not,’ and the second means ‘to come.’ In that sense, ‘future’ means something that will not come. This is to say the future is now, and our now is us living our future.
The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be.
We can build a much brighter future where humans are relieved of menial work using AI capabilities.
We cannot turn the clock back nor can we undo the harm caused, but we have the power to determine the future and to ensure that what happened never happens again.
A transition to clean energy is about making an investment in our future.
Longevity in this business is about being able to reinvent yourself or invent the future.
Promises are the uniquely human way of ordering the future, making it predictable and reliable to the extent that this is humanly possible.
The value of beauty and inspiration is very much underrated, no question. But I want to be clear: I’m not trying to be anyone’s savior. I’m just trying to think about the future and not be sad.
The future will be the child of the past and the present, even if a rebellious child.
No one knows what the future holds, except the One Who holds the future!
I think experience will teach you a combination of liberalism and conservatism. We have to be progressive and at the same time we have to retain values. We have to hold onto the past as we explore the future.
Solar energy is bound to be in our future. There’s a kind of inevitability about it.
Climate change is a matter of great peril but also one of great promise. We can pioneer the industries of the future, create millions of good-paying jobs, and build the clean energy economy of the future.
We are not here to curse the darkness, but to light the candle that can guide us thru that darkness to a safe and sane future.
John F. Kennedy
God isn’t present in the past or future. The great ‘I Am’ is in the present moment. When I claim that presence, I can get through anything today.
Encouragement of higher education for our youth is critical to the success of our collective future.
Charles B. Rangel
Let us put our minds together and see what life we can make for our children.
I would sum up my fear about the future in one word: boring. And that’s my one fear: that everything has happened; nothing exciting or new or interesting is ever going to happen again… the future is just going to be a vast, conforming suburb of the soul.
J. G. Ballard
Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
John F. Kennedy
We can pay our debts to the past by putting the future in debt to ourselves.
I don’t think about the future. I don’t think about the past. I just think of what comes into my head at the time. So that might be about the past, that might be about the future. Or, the present.
The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.
It is up to us to live up to the legacy that was left for us, and to leave a legacy that is worthy of our children and of future generations.
Education is the investment our generation makes in the future.
You can choose a future where more Americans have the chance to gain the skills they need to compete, no matter how old they are or how much money they have. Education was the gateway to opportunity for me. It was the gateway for Michelle. And now more than ever, it is the gateway to a middle-class life.
I plant a lot of trees. I am a great believer in planting things for future generations. I loathe the now culture where you just live for today.
I believe that investing in our children’s development from the earliest age is the single most important contribution we can make to the health and wellbeing of our citizens, their capacity and the future prosperity of our state.
The future of technology is not really location-based apps; it is about making location completely unimportant.
I believe that you control your destiny, that you can be what you want to be. You can also stop and say, ‘No, I won’t do it, I won’t behave his way anymore. I’m lonely and I need people around me, maybe I have to change my methods of behaving,’ and then you do it.
I’m reasonably optimistic about the future, especially the future of the United States – for the century, at least.
Without culture, and the relative freedom it implies, society, even when perfect, is but a jungle. This is why any authentic creation is a gift to the future.
The only thing we know about the future is that it will be different.
I have seen the future, and it is much like the present, only longer.
Future generations are not going to ask us what political party were you in. They are going to ask what did you do about it, when you knew the glaciers were melting.
The future of humanity is going to bifurcate in two directions: Either it’s going to become multiplanetary, or it’s going to remain confined to one planet and eventually there’s going to be an extinction event.
Once I knew only darkness and stillness… my life was without past or future… but a little word from the fingers of another fell into my hand that clutched at emptiness, and my heart leaped to the rapture of living.
Everybody aspires to an affordable home, a secure job, better living standards, reliable healthcare and a decent pension. My generation took those things for granted, and so should future generations.
The future is like heaven, everyone exalts it, but no one wants to go there now.
Science and technology are a propellant for building a thriving country, and the happiness of the people and the future of the country hinge on their development.
Vision is perhaps our greatest strength… it has kept us alive to the power and continuity of thought through the centuries, it makes us peer into the future and lends shape to the unknown.
Happy accidents are real gifts, and they can open the door to a future that didn’t even exist. It’s kind of nice sometimes to set up something to encourage or allow happy accidents to happen.
Time and space always change, but there is something which is eternal and changeless. For example, the world and time, past or future, nothing exists for us in sleep. But we exist. Let us try to find out that which is changeless and which always exists.
But as for the future, I foresee a world which is more creative, more open, more loving, more ecologically friendly, more honest about its history and progress, and I think a lot of those contributions will be made by young people.
If you don’t focus on the future generation, it means you are destroying your country.
After all, the past is our only real guide to the future, and historical analogies are instruments for distilling and organizing the past and converting it to a map by which we can navigate.
Humanity has the stars in its future, and that future is too important to be lost under the burden of juvenile folly and ignorant superstition.
The mind that is anxious about the future is miserable.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
It needs time. Nobody wants to hear it, but that’s the truth: if you want to have success in the future, you have to be ready to work now.
At some future period, not very distant as measured by centuries, the civilized races of man will almost certainly exterminate, and replace the savage races throughout the world.
I am grateful for all the moments that I have, and I’m moving forward one step at a time to the future.
My generation, we’re so smart and opinionated, and we know the world we want to live in; we know the future we want. We’re such a liberal, forward-thinking generation that’s been held back by an older generation that doesn’t understand it, doesn’t want the world to progress quickly because of old ideologies.
Leaders don’t look backwards to condemn what has already been done; they look forward to create a better future.
There have been ups and downs over the years, but that’s in the past, and now I’m just looking forward and focussed on the future ahead.
I have no illusions of the future. Or maybe it’s all illusion. I don’t know. I’ve always been ready for it.
Our job is not to predict the future. Rather, it’s to suggest all the possible futures – so that society can make informed decisions about where we want to go.
Robert J. Sawyer
I just don’t want to live like I used to. And at some point, I’m going to put a gag order on myself in terms of talking about the past. I’ve got to slam the door and deal with the present and the future.
Life science is an investment for the future.
People say, ‘Respect your elders,’ but I always go, ‘Respect your young people because they are our future.’
The vast possibilities of our great future will become realities only if we make ourselves responsible for that future.
An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists on boring future generations.
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
I’m a huge ‘Back to the Future’ fan.
There are necessary evils. Money is an important thing in terms of representing freedom in our world. And now I have a daughter to think about. It’s really the first time I’ve thought about the future and what it could be.
When you get just a complete sense of blackness or void ahead of you, that somehow the future looks an impossible place to be, and the direction you are going seems to have no purpose, there is this word despair which is a very awful thing to feel.
I am tomorrow, or some future day, what I establish today. I am today what I established yesterday or some previous day.
I have made good judgments in the past. I have made good judgments in the future.
Modern science says: ‘The sun is the past, the earth is the present, the moon is the future.’ From an incandescent mass we have originated, and into a frozen mass we shall turn. Merciless is the law of nature, and rapidly and irresistibly we are drawn to our doom.
I don’t think anybody anywhere can talk about the future of their people or of an organization without talking about education. Whoever controls the education of our children controls our future.
Spontaneous combustion of grassroots politics is the future.
The future of food security will depend on a combination of the ecological prudence of the past and the technological advances of today.
M. S. Swaminathan
In charting our course to the future, we are mindful of our path from the past.
The human brain had a vast memory storage. It made us curious and very creative. Those were the characteristics that gave us an advantage – curiosity, creativity and memory. And that brain did something very special. It invented an idea called ‘the future.’
We should not fret for what is past, nor should we be anxious about the future; men of discernment deal only with the present moment.
Nobody can predict the future. You just have to give your all to the relationship you’re in and do your best to take care of your partner, communicate and give them every last drop of love you have. I think one of the most important things in a relationship is caring for your significant other through good times and bad.
We must restore hope to young people, help the old, be open to the future, spread love. Be poor among the poor. We need to include the excluded and preach peace.
The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
We are a party of innovation. We do not reject our traditions, but we are willing to adapt to changing circumstances, when change we must. We are willing to suffer the discomfort of change in order to achieve a better future.
I find my earliest memories covering the anachronistic features of a previous incarnation. Clear recollections came to me of a distant life, a yogi amidst the Himalayan snows. These glimpses of the past, by some dimensionless link, also afforded me a glimpse of the future.
The future condition of the conquered power depends on the will of the conquerer.
We steal if we touch tomorrow. It is God’s.
Henry Ward Beecher
In order for us to have a future that’s exciting and inspiring, it has to be one where we’re a space-bearing civilization.
A dream is your creative vision for your life in the future. You must break out of your current comfort zone and become comfortable with the unfamiliar and the unknown.
If you see the magic in a fairy tale, you can face the future.
Learn from the past, look to the future, but live in the present.
I have never shied away from taking risks in my career, and I would not do that in the future either.
When you relinquish the desire to control your future, you can have more happiness.
You can never plan the future by the past.
See, when you drive home today, you’ve got a big windshield on the front of your car. And you’ve got a little bitty rearview mirror. And the reason the windshield is so large and the rearview mirror is so small is because what’s happened in your past is not near as important as what’s in your future.
I take all of my life lessons, which some people might call ‘mistakes,’ and apply them to my future so that I keep growing.
In the future, we will probably see cyber operations that change or manipulate electronic information to compromise its integrity instead of simply deleting the access to it.
Futurists don’t consider overpopulation one of the issues of the future. They consider it the issue of the future.
The Web as I envisaged it, we have not seen it yet. The future is still so much bigger than the past.
Some mischievous people always there. Last several thousand years, always there. In future, also.
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 F. Kennedy
I decide my future. I decide what I want to do. Nobody else. If I decide this will be my last year, maybe it is. If I decide it will be my last contract, I decide that. Nobody else. So I will decide when the moment is there.
Baseball’s future? Bigger and bigger, better and better! No question about it, it’s the greatest game there is!
My future is in my past and my past is my present. I must now make the present my future.
Everything that ever happened is still happening. Past, present and future keep happening in the eternity which is Here and Now.
The fighter loses more than his pride in the fight; he loses part of his future. He’s a step closer to the slum he came from.
I’m always looking to the future and what will next be on the horizon.
Greet every morning with open arms and say thanks every night with a full heart. Each day is a precious gift to be savored and used, not left unopened and hoarded for a future that may never come.
My long struggles as a soldier of the Chinese Revolution have forced me to realize the necessity of facing hard facts. There will be neither peace, nor hope, nor future for any of us unless we honestly aim at political, social and economic justice for all peoples of the world, great and small.
But I dare not think too far into the future on the risk that I’ll miss the present.
There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.
We can continue to try and clean up the gutters all over the world and spend all of our resources looking at just the dirty spots and trying to make them clean. Or we can lift our eyes up and look into the skies and move forward in an evolutionary way.
The saga of a nation is the saga of its families written large. And whoever owns the family owns the future.
The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
C. S. Lewis
Men and women are custodians of this society, and we both decide what’s going to happen for our future. I feel that very, very strongly.
Sabotage did not involve loss of life, and it offered the best hope for future race relations. Bitterness would be kept to a minimum and, if the policy bore fruit, democratic government could become a reality.
It’s much easier to be successful than it is to be relevant. The tricks won’t keep you relevant. Tricks might keep you popular for a while, but in all honesty, I don’t know how U2 will stay relevant. I know we’ve got a future. I know we can fill stadiums. And yet with every record, I think, ‘Is this it? Are we still relevant?’