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.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
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.
The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
Before speaking, consider the interpretation of your words as well as their intent.
God, who foresaw your tribulation, has specially armed you to go through it, not without pain but without stain.
Forethought we may have, undoubtedly, but not foresight.
Business, more than any other occupation, is a continual dealing with the future; it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight.
Fear is the mother of foresight.
Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success.
Vengeance has no foresight.
Human foresight often leaves its proudest possessor only a choice of evils.
As we become purer channels for God's light, we develop an appetite for the sweetness that is possible in this world. A miracle worker is not geared toward fighting the world that is, but toward creating the world that could be.
Expecting is the greatest impediment to living. In anticipation of tomorrow, it loses today.
The future, according to some scientists, will be exactly like the past, only far more expensive.
I have long considered it one of God's greatest mercies that the future is hidden from us. If it were not, life would surely be unbearable.
In conditions of great uncertainty people tend to predict the events that they want to happen actually will happen.
In life, as in chess, forethought wins.
Instead of looking at the past, I put myself ahead twenty years and try to look at what I need to do now in order to get there then.
It is seldom in life that one knows that a coming event is to be of crucial importance.
It takes little talent to see what lies under one's nose, a good deal to know in what direction to point that organ.
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.
The most reliable way to anticipate the future is by understanding the present.
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