Future Quotes

The only thing we know for sure about the future is that it will be radically different from the past. In face of this enormous uncertainty, the least we can do for future generations is to pass on as many of the planetís resources as possible.

Norman Myers†

Nostalgic memory is a sudden encounter with the thingness of the thing that has been forgotten, not the continuous desire for possessions, whether past, present, or future.

Marjorie B. Garber

National parks and reserves are an integral aspect of intelligent use of natural resources. It is the course of wisdom to set aside an ample portion of our natural resources as national parks and reserves, thus ensuring that future generations may know the majesty of the earth as we know it today.

John F. Kennedy

I look forward to an America which will not be afraid of grace and beauty, which will protect the beauty of our natural environment, which will preserve the great old American houses and squares and parks of our national past and which will build handsome and balanced cities for our future.

John F. Kennedy

In the future, human rights will be increasingly a universal criterion for designing ethical systems.

Mahnaz Afkhami

Trust is pervasive and inevitable because future contingencies and motives are never completely known.

B. Nooteboom

If you worry about the future, and dwell on the past, you can't enjoy the present

Emily Gibbons

When no new thoughts fill the mind-when no horizons beckon-when life is in the past, not in the future--you are on your way to uselessness

Dr. Frederick K. Stamm

Your future is still before you. Your land is a vast storehouse of mineral and agricultural wealth awaiting further development for the benefit of mankind. It potentialities are magnificent.

Charles E. Wilson

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly

Buddha

Taking time and sharing is the essence of teaching. The future of those we cherish, will be a reflection of what we model today.

Unknown

The earth we abuse and the living things we kill will, in the end, take their revenge; for in exploiting their presence we are diminishing our future

Marya Mannes

I have made good judgements in the past. I have made good judgements in the future.

George W Bush

As for the future, your task is not to foresee but to enable it.

Max Jakobson

And whatever people might say about the time having come when young people must arrange their future for themselves, she could not believe it any more than she could believe that loaded pistols could ever be the best toys for five-year-old children.

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

In a hurricane zone, you have to have multiple contingencies, and we will have to have more in the future.

Charlie Gephart

The future belongs to crowds.

Don Delillo

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.

Benjamin Franklin

A coldly rationalist individualist can deny that he has any obligation to make sacrifices for the future.

Garrett Hardin

We cannot build our own future without helping others to build theirs.

Bill Clinton

This is not remarkable, for, as we know, reality is not a function of the event as event, but of the relationship of that event to past, and future, events. We seem here to have a paradox: that the reality of an event, which is not real in itself, arises from the other events which, likewise, in themselves are not real. But this only affirms what we must affirm: that direction is all. And only as we realize this do we live, for our own identity is dependent upon this principal.

Robert Penn Warren

Desire and hope will push us on toward the future.

Michel de Montaigne

Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today.

Friedrich Nietzsche

It is extremely important for you to believe in yourselves not only for what you are now but for what you have the power to become. Trust in the Lord as He leads you along. He has things for you to do that you won't know about now but that will unfold later. If you stay close to Him, You will have some great adventures. You will live in a time where instead of sometimes being fulfilled, many of them will actually be fulfilled. The Lord will unfold your future bit by bit.

Neal A. Maxwell
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