Foresight Quotes

Forethought we may have, undoubtedly, but not foresight.

Napoleon Bonaparte

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.


In every living thing there is the desire for love.

D.H. Lawrence

Hindsight explains the injury that foresight would have prevented.


In action be primitive; in foresight, a strategist.

Edward Koch

Affairs are easier of entrance than of exit; and it is but common prudence to see our way out before we venture in.


Forethought spares afterthought.

Amelia E. Barr

Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand.

George Eliot

Plan ahead or find trouble on the doorstep.


You can only predict things after they have happened.

Eugene Ionesco

Anticipation is the key to success.

Monica Hortobagyi

If a man take no thought about what is distant, he will find sorrow near at hand.


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

Trying to predict the future is like trying to drive down a country road at night with no lights while looking out the back window.

Peter F. Drucker

He robs present ills of their power who has perceived their coming beforehand.


In fair Weather prepare for foul.

Thomas Fuller

She had the loaded handbag of someone who camps out and seldom goes home, or who imagines life must be full of emergencies.

Mavis Gallant

Never mistake a clear view for a short distance.

Paul Saffo

The future is already here it is just unevenly distributed.

William Gibson

I did not say the future could be foretold but I said that its conditions could be foretold.

H G Wells

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Updated On : May 05, 2011
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