The one characteristic more essential than any other is foresight... It should be the growing nation with a future which takes the long look ahead.
The only way to predict the future is to have power to shape the future.
Stubborness does have its helpful features. You always know what you are going to be thinking tomorrow.
Tomorrow lurks in us, the latency to be all that was not achieved before.
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.
We can predict the present without having to know everything about the past.
What we look for does not come to pass; God finds a way for what none foresaw.
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.
The wise man must remember that while he is a descendant of the past, he is a parent of the future.
You politicians have got to look further ahead; you always got a Putter in your hands, when you ought to have a Driver.
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.
The key journalist of the future must be able to relate todays event to yesterdays fact in a way that helps indicate tomorrows meaning.
The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance it is the illusion of knowledge.
When you expect things to happen - strangely enough - they do happen.
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.
Without expectations, theres no future, only an endless present.
What we call our future is the shadow that our past projects in front of us.
Any useful statement about the future should at first seem ridiculous.
Everyone can see the future, but no one remembers the past.
Forecasting is not a respectable human activity and not worthwhile beyond the shortest of periods.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Mentor: Someone whose hindsight can become your foresight.
In today's complex and fast-moving world, what we need even more than foresight or hindsight is insight.
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