Foresight Quotes

God, who foresaw your tribulation, has specially armed you to go through it, not without pain but without stain.

C.S. Lewis

It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.

Winston Churchill

Business, more than any other occupation, is a continual dealing with the future; it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight.

Henry R. Luce

Fear is the mother of foresight.

Thomas Hardy

Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Vengeance has no foresight.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Human foresight often leaves its proudest possessor only a choice of evils.

Charles Caleb Colton

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.

Marianne Williamson

Expecting is the greatest impediment to living. In anticipation of tomorrow, it loses today.

Seneca

The future, according to some scientists, will be exactly like the past, only far more expensive.

John Sladek

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.

Eugene Forsey

In conditions of great uncertainty people tend to predict the events that they want to happen actually will happen.

Roberta Wohlstetter

In life, as in chess, forethought wins.

Charles Buxton

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.

Diana Ross

It is seldom in life that one knows that a coming event is to be of crucial importance.

Anya Seton

It takes little talent to see what lies under one's nose, a good deal to know in what direction to point that organ.

W.H. Auden

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 Blessing

The most reliable way to anticipate the future is by understanding the present.

John Naisbitt

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.

Theodore Roosevelt

The only way to predict the future is to have power to shape the future.

Eric Hoffer

There are two kinds of forecasters: those who dont know, and those who dont know they dont know.

J K Galbraith

As for the future, your task is not to foresee but to enable it.

Max Jakobson

I have made good judgements in the past. I have made good judgements in the future.

George W Bush

The end of the world will surely come in eighteen hundred and eighty one.

Mother Shipton

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Updated On : May 05, 2011
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