The man who comes up with a means for doing or producing almost anything better, faster or more economically has his future and his fortune at his fingertips.
Existence is no more than the precarious attainment of relevance in an intensely mobile flux of past, present, and future.
Fanaticism is such an overwhelming impression of the ideas relating to the future world as disqualifies for the duties of this.
Fanaticism is such an overwhelming impression of the ideas relating to the future world as disqualifies for the duties of life.
It is up to us to... leave a legacy that is worthy of our children and of future generations.
Every step and every movement of the multitude, even in what are termed enlightened ages, are made with equal blindness to the future; and nations stumble upon establishments, which are indeed the result of human action, but not the execution of any human design.
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.
The form of my poem rises out of a past that so overwhelms the present with its worth and vision that I'm at a loss to explain my delusion that there exist any real links between that past and a future worthy of it.
In a time of drastic change, it is the learners who inherit the future. The learned usually find themselves equipped to live in a world that no longer exists.
The question of armaments, whether on land or sea, is the most immediately and intensely practical question connected with the future fortunes of nations and of mankind.
The right to private property meant at the same time the right and duty to be personally concerned about your own well-being, to be personally concerned about your family's income, to be personally concerned about your future. This is hard work.
Forget not your past, for in the future it may help you grow
Live in the future with which you create your present. Create and exchange and don't forget to acknowledge yourself and others.
Science now finds itself in paradoxical strife with society: admired but mistrusted; offering hope for the future but creating ambiguous choice; richly supported yet unable to fulfill all its promise; boasting remarkable advances but criticized for not serving more directly the goals of society.
This is a significant opportunity for the community to kick off a tourist season that could make a difference for a good number of years in the future.
He who is prepared for the future and he who deals cleverly with any situation that may arise are both happy; but the fatalistic man who wholly depends on luck is ruined.
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.
We are, perhaps, uniquely among the earth's creatures, the worrying animal. We worry away our lives, fearing the future, discontent with the present, unable to take in the idea of dying, unable to sit still.
All human situations have their inconveniences. We feel those of the present but neither see nor feel those of the future; and hence we often make troublesome changes without amendment, and frequently for the worse.
The world is changing so rapidly, and many people are paralyzed with fear and anxiety about the future. The angels can guide us through these changes, and give us solid guidance that we can trust.
Only the flexibly creative person can really manage the future, Only the one who can face novelty with confidence and without fear.
Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.
Social Security's future has gotten worse, and each year we delay reform adds to the cost we are pushing off onto our children.
Do not discourage your children from hoarding, if they have a taste to it; whoever lays up his penny rather than part with it for a cake, at least is not the slave of gross appetite; and shows besides a preference always to be esteemed, of the future to the present moment.
I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority.