Time is the most undefinable yet paradoxical of things; the past is gone, the future is not come, and the present becomes the past even while we attempt to define it, and, like the flash of lightning, at once exists and expires.
There is hope for the future because God has a sense of humor and we are funny to God.
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
The future is not a gift - it is an achievement.
Fancy rules over two thirds of the universe, the past, and future, while reality is confined to the present
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.
Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future.
A youth is to be regarded with respect. How do you know that his future will not be equal to our present?
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.
There is nothing like a dream to create the future.
The future is a convenient place for dreams
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.
The future can be anything we want it to be, providing we have the faith and that we realize that peace, no less than war, required 'blood and sweat and tears
Losers live in the past. Winners learn from the past and enjoy working in the present toward the future.
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, according to some scientists, will be exactly like the past, only far more expensive.
The future is always beginning now.
Many time the reading of a book has made the future of a man.
The future has a way of arriving unannounced.
My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there
As for the future, your task is not to foresee it, but to enable it.
Show me someone who doesn't dream about the future and I'll show you someone who doesn't know where they are going
Telling the future by looking at the past assumes that conditions remain constant. This is like driving a car by looking in the rearview mirror.
Your future takes precedence over your past. Focus on your future, rather than on the past.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.