Inspirational Quotes About Future
The biggest motivator for our lives is the future. We bank our existence in the hope of living in a better future. We aspire for things, and we buy commodities for the future. In a way, it is our ultimate goal—the future. Many thinkers suggest that the key to a happy life to imagine a bright future and live optimistically. When we are certain that a future will bring us joy, human beings can thrive and live their best selves in the present. While it is important to live each day and in the present moment, those who are successful today state that they reached this point because they planned for the future. Why should you be behind? If thinking a little about the future is all it takes for you to set your life on track, then do it! It is important that you don’t feel left out in this competitive world. We have gathered a variety of proverbs and quotes about the fundamental importance of the future. You can go through them here and find something to inspire you.
Yesterday's the past, tomorrow's the future, but today is a gift. That's why it's called the present.
Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.
He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
It's no good pretending that any relationship has a future if your record collections disagree violently or if your favorite films wouldn't even speak to each other if they met at a party.
Real generosity towards the future lies in giving all to the present.
Dear future generations: Please accept our apologies. We were rolling drunk on petroleum.
I like men who have a future and women who have a past.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face—for ever.
The future is there... looking back at us. Trying to make sense of the fiction we will have become.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
I see Turkey's future as being in Europe, as one of many prosperous, tolerant, democratic countries.
I think all in all, one thing a lot of plays seem to be saying is that we need to, as black Americans, to make a connection with our past in order to determine the kind of future we're going to have. In other words, we simply need to know who we are in relation to our historical presence in America.
As soon as you have a language that has a past tense and a future tense you're going to say, 'Where did we come from, what happens next?' The ability to remember the past helps us plan the future.
Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.
Aung San Suu Kyi
If I advocate cautious optimism it is not because I do not have faith in the future but because I do not want to encourage blind faith.
I am glad I will not be young in a future without wilderness.
I had a great time creating the future on 'Minority Report,' and it's a future that is coming true faster than any of us thought it would.
Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present, and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future.
John Maynard Keynes
The social object of skilled investment should be to defeat the dark forces of time and ignorance which envelope our future.
The future is uncertain but the end is always near.
Edgar Allan Poe
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
The future for me is already a thing of the past -
You were my first love and you will be my last
People want pretty much the same things: They wanted to be happy. Most young people seemed to think that those things lay somewhere in the future, while most older people believed they lay in the past.
Study the past if you would define the future.
Aung San Suu Kyi
Whatever help we may want from the international community now or in the future, we want to make sure that this help is tailored to help our people to help themselves.
You must aim high, not in what you are going to do at some future date, but in what you are going to make yourself do to-day. Otherwise, working is just a waste of time.
C. S. Lewis
The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
Thomas S. Monson
The past is behind, learn from it. The future is ahead, prepare for it. The present is here, live it.
Arab children, Corn ears of the future, You will break our chains, Kill the opium in our heads, Kill the illusions. Arab children, Don't read about our suffocated generation, We are a hopeless case. We are as worthless as a water-melon rind. Dont read about us, Dont ape us, Dont accept us, Dont accept our ideas, We are a nation of crooks and jugglers. Arab children, Spring rain, Corn ears of the future, You are the generation That will overcome defeat.
T S Eliot
The very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future of man
I have never been able to grasp the meaning of time. I don't believe it exists. I've felt this again and again, when alone and out in nature. On such occasions, time does not exist. Nor does the future exist.
I wrote 'My Name is Red' just to remember painting, where the hand does it before the intellect. When I'm captive to it, I'm a happier person. Kierkegaard tells us that a happy person is someone who lives in the present; the unhappy person, someone who lives either in the past or the future.
Every great work of art has two faces, one toward its own time and one toward the future, toward eternity.
Why not invest in the future of music, instead of building fortresses to preserve its past?
The future is already here – it's just not evenly distributed.
The Economist, December 4, 2003
All moments, past, present and future, always have existed, always will exist.
Aung San Suu Kyi
We are not out to boast that there is so much percentage of growth per year. Our real concern is how it affects the lives of people, the future of our country.
Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future.
There is nothing like a dream to create the future.
Robert F. Kennedy
There are people in every time and every land who want to stop history in its tracks. They fear the future, mistrust the present, and invoke the security of a comfortable past which, in fact, never existed.
I do kabbalistic meditation. It's not unlike time travel; it can change the past and not just the future. You can look at what was lost and go beyond the grief of what was lost.
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.
Edgar Allan Poe
I dread the events of the future, not in themselves but in their results.
The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.
Life is a preparation for the future; and the best preparation for the future is to live as if there were none.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
E. B. White
I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority.
The future came and went in the mildly discouraging way that futures do.
I will not wait to love as best as I can. We thought we were young and that there would be time to love well sometime in the future. This is a terrible way to think. It is no way to live, to wait to love.
In this bright future you can't forget your past.
The future has several names. For the weak, it is impossible; for the fainthearted, it is unknown; but for the valiant, it is ideal.
Robert F. Kennedy
It is not enough to understand, or to see clearly. The future will be shaped in the arena of human activity, by those willing to commit their minds and their bodies to the task.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves - slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Later she remembered all the hours of the afternoon as happy -- one of those uneventful times that seem at the moment only a link between past and future pleasure, but turn out to have been the pleasure itself.
Dreams come from the past, not from the future. Dreams shouldn't control you--you should control them.
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.
We deal here with the right of all of our children, whatever their race, to an equal start in life and to an equal opportunity to reach their full potential as citizens. Those children who have been denied that right in the past deserve better than to see fences thrown up to deny them that right in the future.
Over and over again, stories in women's magazines insist that women can know fulfillment only at the moment of giving birth to a child. They deny the years when she can no longer look forward to giving birth, even if she repeats the act over and over again. In the feminine mystique, there is no other way for a woman to dream of creation or of the future. There is no other way she can even dream about herself, except as her children's mother, her husband's wife.
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Gordon B. Hinckley
If we could follow the slogan that says,"Turn off the TV and open a good book" we would do something of substance for a future generation.
Live quietly in the moment and see the beauty of all before you. The future will take care of itself......
I don't fuck much with the past but I fuck plenty with the future.
A friend is someone who understands your past, believes in your future, and accepts you just the way you are. Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget. A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.
The past is already gone, the future is not yet here. There's only one moment for you to live, and that is the present moment
Here I am, a bundle of past recollections and future dreams, knotted up in a reasonably attractive bundle of flesh. I remember what this flesh has gone through; I dream of what it may go through.
Here is a rule to remember in future, when anything tempts you to feel bitter: not "This is misfortune," but "To bear this worthily is good fortune.
Rainer Maria Rilke
I live not in dreams but in contemplation of a reality that is perhaps the future.
We need a very progressive and strong agenda to bring people into the political process because I worry very much about the future of the American democracy where so many people are giving up.
Let us give something to each person we meet: joy, courage, hope, assurance, or philosophy, wisdom, a vision for the future. Let us always give something.
William Jennings Bryan
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.
Until the day when God shall deign to reveal the future to man, all human wisdom is summed up in these two words,-Wait and hope.
Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.
There is no future. There is no past. Do you see? Time is simultaneous, an intricately structured jewel that humans insist on viewing one edge at a time, when the whole design is visible in every facet.
Look back over the past, with its changing empires that rose and fell, and you can foresee the future too.
I am tomorrow, or some future day, what I establish today. I am today what I established yesterday or some previous day.
A healthy vision of the future is not possible without an accurate knowledge of the past.
Human relationships always help us to carry on because they always presuppose further developments, a future - and also because we live as if our only task was precisely to have relationships with other people.
Saddam Hussein could have provided irreplaceable help to future historians of the Iran/Iraq war, of the invasion of Kuwait, and of the subsequent era of sanctions culminating in the current invasion.
Let others lead small lives, but not you.. Let others argue over small things, but not you.. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you.. Let others leave their future in someone else's hands, but not you.
I was halfway across America, at the dividing line between the East of my youth and the West of my future.
…everything has a past. Everything – a person, an object, a word, everything. If you don’t know the past, you can’t understand the present and plan properly for the future.
The illiterate of the future will not be the person who cannot read. It will be the person who does not know how to learn.
Robert E. Howard
Man is better without knowledge of things to come, for what is to be will be, and man can neither avert nor hasten. It is better to go in the dark when the road must pass a lion and there is no other road.
Hillary Clinton understands that a president's job is to worry about future generations, not the short-term profits of the fossil fuel industry.
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
A revolution is not a bed of roses. A revolution is a struggle between the future and the past.
At the insistence of the Bush administration, Congress in 2006 passed legislation that required the Postal Service to prefund, over a 10-year period, 75 years of future retiree health benefits.