Future Quotes

What we call our future is the shadow that our past projects in front of us.


Without expectations, theres no future, only an endless present.

Fran├žois Jacob

The key journalist of the future must be able to relate todays event to yesterdays fact in a way that helps indicate tomorrows meaning.

Edward Barrett

In a time of drastic change, it is the learners who inherit the future. The learned find themselves equipped to live in a world which no longer exists.

Eric Hoffer

The wise man must remember that while he is a descendant of the past, he is a parent of the future.

Herbert Spencer

The only way to predict the future is to have power to shape the future.

Eric Hoffer

The one characteristic more essential than any other is foresight... It should be the growing nation with a future which takes the long look ahead.

Theodore Roosevelt

The most reliable way to anticipate the future is by understanding the present.

John Naisbitt

If we examine our thoughts, we shall find them always occupied with the past and the future.

Blaise Pascal

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.

E B White

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.

Samuel Johnson

Social Security's future has gotten worse, and each year we delay reform adds to the cost we are pushing off onto our children.

John Goodman

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.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

The wilderness that has come to us from the eternity of the past we have the boldness to project into the eternity of the future.

Howard Zahniser

A politics of vengeance is not politics. Revenge is a recklessness towards the future in a vain attempt to make the present abolish a suffering which is already past.

Sir Bernard Rowland Crick
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