People who live in the past generally are afraid to compete in the present. I've got my faults, but living in the past is not one of them. There's no future in it.
Cease to inquire what the future has in store, and take as a gift whatever the day brings forth.
It is my firm belief that I have a link with the past and a responsibility to the future. I cannot give up. I cannot despair. There's a whole future, generations to come. I have to keep trying.
Study the past if you would divine the future
Humanity has the stars in its future, and that future is too important to be lost under the burden of juvenile folly and ignorant superstition
What else does anxiety about the future bring you but sorrow upon sorrow?
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
Our duty is to preserve what the past has had to say for itself, and to say for ourselves what shall be true for the future
The past is an old armchair in the attic, the present an ominous ticking sound, and the future is anybody's guess
Promises are the uniquely human way of ordering the future, making it predictable and reliable to the extent that this is humanly possible.
The future belongs to those who are virile, to whom it is a pleasure to live, to create, to whet their intelligence on that of the others
The future... seems to me no unified dream but a mince pie, long in the baking, never quite done.
We must reinvent a future free of blinders so that we can choose from real options.
The future is religion and commerce, aphrodisiac and Benzedrine, a mother of mysterious comfort and a mistress of familiar ravishments ever on the verge of embracing or destroying us.
I believe the future is only the past again, entered through another gate
Isn't it amazing the way the future succeeds in creating an appropriate past?
In this great future, you canít forget your past
America's future walks through the doors of our schools each day.
A speculator is a man who observes the future, and acts before it occurs.
The future lies before you, like paths of pure white snow. Be careful how you tread it, for every step will show.
The mind of man is capable of anything - because everything is in it, all the past as well as all the future.
If you do not think about the future, you cannot have one.
The Future . . .
something which everyone reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
Everything that looks to the future elevates human nature. Never is life so low or so little as when occupied with the present.
One problem with gazing too frequently into the past is that we may turn around to find the future has run out on us.