Foresight Quotes

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.


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

John Sladek

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

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

Glen Beaman

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Updated On : May 05, 2011
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