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Future Quotes

 

I object to people running down the future. I intend to live the rest of my life there.

— Charles F. Kettering

We read the future by the past.

— Alexander Crummell

Where there is no future before a people, there is no hope.

— Edward Wilmot Blyden

Our children may learn about heroes of the past. Our task is to make ourselves architects of the future.

— Jomo Mzee Kenyatta

There is no future for a people who deny their past.

— Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.

Each generation must, out of relative obscurity, discover its mission, fulfill it, or betray it.

— Frantz Fanon

Happiness, like youth and health, is rarely appreciated until it is past.

— Marguerite, Countess of Blessington

If we tried to sink the past beneath our feet, be sure the future would not stand it.

— Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Are we going to be a services power? The double-cheeseburger-hold-the-mayo kings of the whole world?

— Lee Iacocca

Celestis is a postcremation service…We further reduce and encapsulate them, identify each by name, Social Security number, and a religious symbol, and place them into the payloader.

— John Cherry, describing a plan to send human remains into permanent orbit 1,900 miles above the earth

These doomsday warriors look no more like soldiers than the soldiers of the Second World War looked like conquistadors. The more expert they become, the more they look like lab assistants in small colleges.

— Alistair Cooke

Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him.

— Dwight D. Eisenhower

We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.

— Franklin D. Roosevelt

No date on the calendar is as important as tomorrow.

— Roy W. Howard

Science has not yet mastered prophecy. We predict too much for the next year and yet far too little for the next ten.

— Neil A. Armstrong

Future shock [is] the shattering stress and disorientation that we induce in individuals by subjecting them to too much change in too short a time.

— Alvin Toffler

The new electronic independence recreates the world in the image of a global village.

— Marshall McLuhan

There is nothing like a dream to create the future.

— Victor Hugo

The danger of the past was that men became slaves. The danger of the future is that men may become robots.

— Erich Fromm

We hope that, when the insects take over the world, they will remember with gratitude how we took them along on all our picnics.

— Bill Vaughan

Omen: A sign that something will happen if nothing happens.

— Ambrose Bierce

The more data banks record about each one of us, the less we exist.

— Marshall McLuhan

Future, n.: That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true, and our happiness is assured.

— Ambrose Bierce

I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.

— Thomas Jefferson

He that fears not the future may enjoy the present.

— Thomas Fuller

The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.

— Elbert Hubbard

Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.

— Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

Only mothers can think of the future — because they give birth to it in their children.

— Maxim Gorky

I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.

— Albert Einstein

Never look down to test the ground before taking your next step; only he who keeps his eyes fixed on the horizon will find the right road.

— Dag Hammarskjšld

Who controls the past controls the future; who controls the present controls the past.

— George Orwell

…it is all too obvious that if we do no abolish war on this earth, then surely, one day, war will abolish us from the earth.

— Harry S. Truman

The future never just happened. It was created.

— Will and Ariel Durant

The future isn’t what it used to be.

— Yogi Berra

The universe grows smaller every day, and the threat of aggression by any group — anywhere — can no longer be tolerated. There must be security for all — or not one is safe.

— Klaatu, in The Day the Earth Stood Still, screenplay by Edmund H. North

I have sometimes looked with wonder on the jargon of our times wherein those whose minds reside in the past are called “progressive” while those whose minds are vital enough to challenge and to mold the future are dubbed “reactionary.”

— Jomo Mzee Kenyatta

Sayings about future

He who does not look ahead remains behind.

— Spanish proverb

The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.

Joke about future

Optimist: “Why are you always so depressed about the future?”

Pessimist: “I keep considering the past.”

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