While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.
What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future. It is a fervent wish that every cup may overflow with blessings rich and eternal, and that every path may lead to peace.
In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future.
Without forgiveness, thereís no future.
Family faces are magic mirrors. Looking at people who belong to us, we see the past, present, and future.
Life can be found only in the present moment. The past is gone, the future is not yet here, and if we do not go back to ourselves in the present moment, we cannot be in touch with life.
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
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