Future Quotes

A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.-Jean de La Fontaine



The secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine.-Mike Murdock




Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.-William Jennings



I don’t know what the future may hold, but I know who holds the future.-Ralph Abernathy



There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.-Graham Greene



Prediction is very difficult, especially if it’s about the future. – Niels Bohr



Let us put our minds together and see what life we can make for our children.-Sitting Bull



The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be.-Marcel Pagnol




Control your own destiny or someone else will.-Jack Welch



The future rewards those who press on. I don’t have time to feel sorry for myself. I don’t have time to complain. I’m going to press on.-Barack Obama




I am tomorrow, or some future day, what I establish today. I am today what I established yesterday or some previous day.-James Joyce



You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.-Abraham Lincoln



You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.-Steve Jobs



Map out your future – but do it in pencil. The road ahead is as long as you make it. Make it worth the trip.-Jon Bon Jovi



It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.-William Shakespeare



The factory of the future will have only two employees, a man and a dog. The man will be there to feed the dog. The dog will be there to keep the man from touching the equipment.-Warren Bennis



The youth is the hope of our future. – Jose Rizal



The future is always beginning now.-Mark Strand



The only difference between the saint and the sinner is that every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.-Oscar Wilde



Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.-George Orwell





Every man has his own destiny: the only imperative is to follow it, to accept it, no matter where it leads him.-Henry Miller



Let the future tell the truth, and evaluate each one according to his work and accomplishments. The present is theirs; the future, for which I have really worked, is mine.-Nikola Tesla



What we need to do is always lean into the future; when the world changes around you and when it changes against you – what used to be a tail wind is now a head wind – you have to lean into that and figure out what to do because complaining isn’t a strategy.-Jeff Bezos



I have realized that the past and future are real illusions, that they exist in the present, which is what there is and all there is.-Alan Watts



There is nothing like a dream to create the future.-Victor Hugo



Yesterday is a cancelled check. Today is cash on the line. Tomorrow is a promissory note.-Hank Stram



You can never plan the future by the past. – Edmund Burke



I’m not sure what the future holds but I do know that I’m going to be positive and not wake up feeling desperate. As my dad said ‘Nic, it is what it is, it’s not what it should have been, not what it could have been, it is what it is.’-Nicole Kidman



The future starts today, not tomorrow.-Pope John Paul II



I don’t try to describe the future. I try to prevent it.-Ray Bradbury



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



The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.-Albert Ellis



Cease to inquire what the future has in store, and take as a gift whatever the day brings forth.-Horace



Even though the future seems far away, it is actually beginning right now.-Mattie Stepanek




The future influences the present just as much as the past.-Friedrich Nietzsche



Fear not for the future, weep not for the past.-Percy Bysshe Shelley



Destiny has two ways of crushing us – by refusing our wishes and by fulfilling them. – Henri Frederic Amiel



The future ain’t what it used to be.-Yogi Berra




Never make predictions, especially about the future.-Casey Stengel



The one thing we know about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.-Jeff Rich



Life is divided into three terms – that which was, which is, and which will be. Let us learn from the past to profit by the present, and from the present, to live better in the future.-William Wordsworth




The wise man must remember that while he is a descendant of the past, he is a parent of the future.-Herbert Spencer



If you do not think about your future, you cannot have one.-John Galsworthy


My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there.-Charles Kettering


Choose your friends with caution; plan your future with purpose, and frame your life with faith.-Thomas S. Monson



Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present.-Albert Camus



I look to the future because that’s where I’m going to spend the rest of my life. – George Burns



The most glorious moments in your life are not the so-called days of success, but rather those days when out of dejection and despair you feel rise in you a challenge to life, and the promise of future accomplishments.-Gustave Flaubert



Do your duty and a little more and the future will take care of itself.-Andrew Carnegie




When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.-Alexis de Tocqueville




I know of no way of judging the future but by the past.-Patrick Henry




Our human compassion binds us the one to the other – not in pity or patronizingly, but as human beings who have learnt how to turn our common suffering into hope for the future.-Nelson Mandela



Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.-Wayne Dyer



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



If future generations are to remember us more with gratitude than sorrow, we must achieve more than just the miracles of technology. We must also leave them a glimpse of the world as it was created, not just as it looked when we got through with it.-Lyndon B. Johnson



If we open a quarrel between past and present, we shall find that we have lost the future.-Winston Churchill



We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we must respect the past, remembering that it was once all that was humanly possible.-George Santayana


Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow



The past, the present and the future are really one: they are today. – Harriet Beecher Stowe


The future has a way of arriving unannounced.-George Will

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