Foresight Quotes

May you have the hindsight to know where you've been, The foresight to know where you are going, And the insight to know when you have gone too far.

Irish Blessings

If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people.

Chinese proverb

The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Before speaking, consider the interpretation of your words as well as their intent.

Andrew Alden

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

Eleanor Roosevelt

No one tests the depth of a river with both feet.

Proverb

Stubborness does have its helpful features. You always know what you are going to be thinking tomorrow.

Glen Beaman

Tomorrow lurks in us, the latency to be all that was not achieved before.

Loren Eiseley

The transition from cause to effect, from event to event, is often carried on by secret steps, which our foresight cannot divine, and our sagacity is unable to trace.

Joseph Addison

We can predict the present without having to know everything about the past.

John D. Barrrow

What we look for does not come to pass; God finds a way for what none foresaw.

Euripedes

When it comes to the future, there are three kinds of people: those who let it happen, those who make it happen, and those who wonder what happened.

John M. Richardson, Jr.

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

Herbert Spencer

You politicians have got to look further ahead; you always got a Putter in your hands, when you ought to have a Driver.

Will Rogers

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 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

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance it is the illusion of knowledge.

Daniel J. Boorstin

When you expect things to happen - strangely enough - they do happen.

J.B. Morgan and Ewing Webb

Want of foresight, unwillingness to act when action would be simple and effective, lack of clear thinking, confusion of counsel until the emergency comes, until self-preservation strikes its jarring gongthese are the features which constitute the endless repetition of history.

Winston Churchill

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

François Jacob

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

Proust

Any useful statement about the future should at first seem ridiculous.

Jim Dator

Everyone can see the future, but no one remembers the past.

Alexander Sokulov

Forecasting is not a respectable human activity and not worthwhile beyond the shortest of periods.

Peter Drucker

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Updated On : May 05, 2011
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