Future Quotes

Canadians, like their historians, have spent too much time remembering conflicts, crises, and failures. They forgot the great, quiet continuity of life in a vast and generous land. A cautious people learns from its past; a sensible people can face its future. Canadians, on the whole, are both.

Desmond Morton

The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future.

Plato

It is a time when one's spirit is subdued and sad, one knows not why; when the past seems a storm-swept desolation, life a vanity and a burden, and the future but a way to death.

Mark Twain

History, by appraising. ..[the students] of the past, will enable them to judge of the future.

Thomas Jefferson

Fancy rules over two thirds of the universe, the past, and future, while reality is confined to the present

Jean Paul Richter

History is the ship carrying living memories to the future

Stephen Spender

History cannot give us a program for the future, but it can give us a fuller understanding of ourselves, and of our common humanity, so that we can better face the future.

Robert Penn Warren

Guantanamo allows us to secure dangerous detainees without the risk of escape, while at the same time providing us with valuable intelligence information on how best to proceed in the war against terror and prevent future attacks.

Jim Ryun

It is as certain that many opinions, now general, will be rejected by future ages, as it is that many, once general, are rejected by the present

John Stuart Mill

We do not grow absolutely, chronologically. We grow sometimes in one dimension, and not in another; unevenly. We grow partially. We are relative. We are mature in one realm, childish in another. The past, present, and future mingle and pull us backward, forward, or fix us in the present. We are made up of layers, cells, constellations.

Anais Nin

Pregnant women! They had that weird frisson, an aura of magic that combined awkwardly with an earthy sense of duty. Mundane, because they were nothing unique on the suburban streets; ethereal because their attention was ever somewhere else. Whatever you said was trivial. And they had that preciousness which they imposed wherever they went, compelling attention, constantly reminding you that they carried the future inside, its contours already drawn, but veiled, private, an inner secret

Ruth Morgan

The wave of the future is not the conquest of the world by a single dogmatic creed but the liberation of the diverse energies of free nations and free men.

John F. Kennedy

I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.

Thomas Jefferson

Children are not casual guests in our home. They have been loaned to us temporarily for the purpose of loving them and instilling a foundation of values on which their future lives will be built.

Dr. James C. Dobson

The ethics of excellence require a sense of perspective. Look at the big picture. If you live for the moment, do you mortgage the future? What happens if you put your reputation at risk . . . and lose the bet?

Price Pritchett

One problem with gazing too frequently into the past is that we may turn around to find the future has run out on us.

Michael Cibenko

People who try to predict the future are trying to gain control over their past.

Unknown

I told him everything and it was from him that I learned what my future would be.

Jan Morris

The future should be something we deserve, not something which is merely reached at the rate of 60 minutes per hour.

Unknown

I believe the future is only the past again, entered through another gate

Arthur Wing Pinero

My future is righteousness.

Bob Marley

Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.

Wayne Dyer

The future, according to some scientists, will be exactly like the past, only far more expensive

John Sladek

Fear not for the future, weep not for the past

Percy Bysshe Shelley
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