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
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
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