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Future Quotes:

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

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

Abraham Lincoln

From my perspective, I think the question of how we build a better future is an extremely important overarching question, and I think it’s become obscured from us because we no longer think it’s possible to have a meaningful conversation about the future.

Peter Thiel

The future is limitless.

Peter Thiel

College gives people learning and also takes away future opportunities by loading the next generation down with debt.

Peter Thiel

All of us have to work toward a definite future… that can motivate and inspire people to change the world.

Peter Thiel

The most successful businesses have an idea for the future that’s very different from the present – and that’s not fully valued.

Peter Thiel

I think people in Europe are generally pessimistic about the future. They have low expectations; they’re not working hard to change things. When you’re a slacker with a pessimistic view of the future, you’re likely to meet those expectations.

Peter Thiel

There is a sort of genre of optimistic science fiction that I like, and I don’t think there is enough of. One of my favourites is a short story by Arthur C. Clarke, ‘The City and the Stars.’ It’s set in this far future on Earth in this somewhat static society and trying to break out.

Peter Thiel

I’m glad I’m setting an example for the younger generation so in the future they can say, ‘Look how long E-40’s rap career was. Look how long he stayed relevant.’

E-40

In the future, I think it’s pretty plausible that collective intelligence tools and skills will be important in order to be a part of global dialog, global business, and global creativity. People who know how to negotiate collective intelligence networks are going to be in a good position to contribute to global society.

Jane McGonigal

What can be more stupid than to be in pain about future things and absent ones which at present are not felt?

Giordano Bruno

Drugs are the enemies of ambition and hope – and when we fight against drugs we are fighting for the future.

Bob Riley

In a time of tight budgets, difficult choices have to be made. We must make sure our very limited resources are spent on priorities. I believe we should have no higher priority than investing in our children’s classrooms and in their future.

Bob Riley

No skill shapes a child’s future success in school or in life more than the ability to read.

Bob Riley

Ladies and gentlemen: There can be no greater investment in Alabama’s future than an investment in education.

Bob Riley

I ask you: turn a deaf ear to the special interests. Let politics stand down for a while. don’t waste anytime thinking about future elections until we’ve done our jobs here.

Bob Riley

My background is not typical hip-hop. I didn’t grow up in the projects. I grew up in a single family home in a middle-class suburb. That doesn’t mean I didn’t experience hardship, but to me it’s not about that, it’s about the future and where we are trying to take it.

Kid Cudi

I don’t want to be a grumpy old man or too pessimistic, because if I have a chance, I would prefer to watch a film in the cinema with an audience on a big screen instead of watching it on a cell phone. It’s a very different experience, but somehow I think this form will have its own future and life.

Wong Kar-wai

Later, at Stanford University, I thought I’d become a lawyer or businessman, but my father came to me and said he thought there was a big future in the fine-wine business.

Robert Mondavi

In an ecology of love, people can relate in trust and face the future without fear. They do not need to play it safe. They can take uncertainty in their stride.

Jonathan Sacks

While everyone else is thinking about economics and politics, executive salaries and the future of the euro, do the opposite, even if it’s hard. Invest in the spirit.

Jonathan Sacks

A perfect storm is in the making: financial uncertainty, economic downturn, government cuts, rising unemployment and a future that looks less clear the more we try to fathom it.

Jonathan Sacks

While we can remember the past, we cannot write the future. Only our children, the future of our community, can do that.

Jonathan Sacks

The voices of the residents of Flint did not get heard by people that were making decisions and I think that’s the most important thing. I want to make sure those voices are answered in the future.

Gretchen Whitmer

Starting a new job can be nerve-racking , but it’s also exciting. You’re embarking on a new future, positioning yourself to write a fresh story on a clean slate.

Adena Friedman

I am a big believer that whatever has gone lies in the past. You should only learn from it, and you should only look at the present and the future. That’s been my father’s philosophy and mine as well.

Mukesh Ambani

I wanted to pursue chemical engineering because I thought it was the future.

Mukesh Ambani

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

Oscar Wilde

Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.

Malcolm X

I try to look in the future and think backwards. That is when I am at my most comfortable. Because then I am just like the movie, ‘Back to the Future.’

Masayoshi Son

Lord knows there’s a lot of bad news in the world today to get you down, but there is one big thing happening that leaves me incredibly hopeful about the future, and that is the budding revolution in global online higher education.

Thomas Friedman

One of the problems we’ve had is that the ICT curriculum in the past has been written for a subject that is changing all the time. I think that what we should have is computer science in the future – and how it fits in to the curriculum is something we need to be talking to scientists, to experts in coding and to young people about.

Michael Gove

As long as there are people in education making excuses for failure, cursing future generations with a culture of low expectations, denying children access to the best that has been thought and written, because Nemo and the Mister Men are more relevant, the battle needs to be joined.

Michael Gove

I think the principal purpose of education is to allow each of us, when we become adults, to shape our own future.

Michael Gove

If we, in the future, have confidence in ourselves, then there’s no limit to what we can achieve, and I think the depressing litany… that we hear from the Remain side is not the type of approach we should take into the future.

Michael Gove

There are great things that Britain can do in the future as a progressive beacon. By voting Leave, we have that opportunity.

Michael Gove

I can’t foretell the future, but I don’t believe that the act of leaving the European Union would make our economic position worse; I think it would make it better.

Michael Gove

Whether we vote to leave or remain, there are risks to our future; there are challenges in the global economy.

Michael Gove

I think the depressing litany of projections about World War Three and global Brexit recession we hear from the Remain side is not the sort of approach we should take into the future.

Michael Gove

I had been feeling a little rum. I didn’t think it was anything serious because years ago I felt a lump and it was benign. I assumed this would be too. It kind of takes the wind out of your sails, and I don’t know what the future holds, if anything.

Maggie Smith

Send me one hundred francs on our future deals, otherwise I will disappear in a cataclysm.

Camille Claudel

An increase in the debt ceiling should be accompanied by fundamental policy reforms, substantial budget savings, and a strong enforcement mechanism to tie the hands of any future Congress.

Jerome Powell

I have a very, very good life. I’m grateful for all of my friends, my family and the life that I have, and the possibilities in my future.

Raquel Welch

What the future of the planet and music and art and all of it is sharing; it’s diversity.

Taj Mahal

Out of all my friends, I believe I’m the only kid whose dad made us work to cut rebars; we laid bricks in construction sites and did other real work every summer for minimum wage. Our dad said that it’s important in the future that when we tell people to dig a hole, that you personally know how long it will take to dig that hole.

Eric Trump

Therefore, I think that in the celebration of the 50 years of the present reign, there must be research on the changes that the country has undergone, and in the future, it could be used as a lesson for our future actions.

Bhumibol Adulyadej

Of course there are critics who believe that no matter what we do, the Florida dream is over. They claim that we must accept the idea that inevitably our future is one of high taxes and big government.

Marco Rubio

Mitt Romney will stop the attacks on job creators, encourage entrepreneurs to chase their dreams, and bring good jobs and a better future to all Americans.

Marco Rubio

I believe with all my heart that God still destines for us an even better future and the opportunity to continue to serve as an inspiration to the world.

Marco Rubio

I’ve always viewed politics the following way: if you do a good job at the job you’re doing, you’ll have opportunities to do other things in the future. Maybe things you never envisioned.

Marco Rubio

I think the best thing that can happen to the Republican Party is that it is identified as a party organized around a set of principles, ideals and ideas for our future.

Marco Rubio

You cannot grant amnesty. If the American people see us granting amnesty they will never again believe in legal immigration. They will never again support it, and that’s wrong for our country, bad for our future.

Marco Rubio

I’m not good at finding ‘encouraging’ features in American culture. I doubt that aesthetic literacy has much of a future here.

Philip Roth

Befriending Pro Bowlers and future Hall of Famers is pretty cool, but I’m just enjoying the ride, looking at every day in the NFL as a memorable moment.

Pat McAfee

I think exposure for kickers and punters is not that bad of a thing. I think it’s come a long way, and hopefully, in the future, kickers and punters won’t be mocked as much.

Pat McAfee

While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.

Ronald Reagan

For time and the world do not stand still. Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.

John F. Kennedy

There’s no present. There’s only the immediate future and the recent past.

George Carlin

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

There is never time in the future in which we will work out our salvation. The challenge is in the moment; the time is always now.

James Baldwin

Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.

George Orwell

The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.

Malcolm X

On every front there are clear answers out there that can make this country stronger, but we’re going to break through the fear and the frustration people are feeling. Our job is to make sure that even as we make progress, that we are also giving people a sense of hope and vision for the future.

Barack Obama

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

You can never plan the future by the past.

Edmund Burke

In this bright future you can’t forget your past.

Bob Marley

Only you can control your future.

Dr. Seuss

I don’t think the human mind can comprehend the past and the future. They are both just illusions that can manipulate you into thinking theres some kind of change.

Bob Dylan

Hold fast to the Bible. To the influence of this Book we are indebted for all the progress made in true civilization and to this we must look as our guide in the future.

Ulysses S. Grant

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.

Robert Kennedy

One faces the future with one’s past.

Pearl S. Buck

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.

Jim Rohn

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

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

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

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

Albert Camus

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

The future ain’t what it used to be.

Yogi Berra

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 Drucker

Without forgiveness, there’s no future.

Desmond Tutu

Every man gotta right to decide his own destiny.

Bob Marley

It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look further than you can see.

Winston Churchill

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

Winston Churchill

Nobody had anticipated that chemicals was the direction in which Reliance was headed. I did chemical engineering because it was supposed to be the future.

Mukesh Ambani

At Reliance, we have always believed in investing in the businesses of the future and in investing in talent.

Mukesh Ambani

We want Florida to be first for jobs, and we must have a skilled workforce to reach that goal. By investing in science, technology, engineering and math education, we are ensuring our students are prepared for the jobs of the future. Our teachers are essential to preparing our students.

Rick Scott

Kennedy saw the presidency as the vital center of government, and a president’s primary goal as galvanizing commitments to constructive change. He aimed to move the country and the world toward a more peaceful future, not just through legislation but through inspiration.

Robert Dallek

Coming out of WWII, there was the assumption, the hope, the vision of a world at peace, of a kind of Wilsonian universalism, that we and the Soviets would get along, we’d have a kind of lovefest for as far into the future as anyone could see.

Robert Dallek

Don’t be intimidated by people who seem to be experts. Hear their points of view and get their judgements. But at the end of day, you’ve got to make a judgement because it’s not their life that’s going to be affected so much as your future.

Robert Dallek

Who knows what form storytelling will take in the future?

Marc Randolph

The only thing we know about the future is that it will be different.

Peter Drucker

I haven’t been faithful to my own advice in the past. I will in the future.

Billy Graham

If you believe that feeling bad or worrying long enough will change a past or future event, then you are residing on another planet with a different reality system.

William James

I believe that you control your destiny, that you can be what you want to be. You can also stop and say, ‘No, I won’t do it, I won’t behave his way anymore. I’m lonely and I need people around me, maybe I have to change my methods of behaving,’ and then you do it.

Leo Buscaglia

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

Upper classes are a nation’s past; the middle class is its future.

Ayn Rand

There is nothing like a dream to create the future.

Victor Hugo

If humanity doesn’t land on Mars in my lifetime, I would be very disappointed.

Elon Musk

The future of humanity is going to bifurcate in two directions: Either it’s going to become multiplanetary, or it’s going to remain confined to one planet and eventually there’s going to be an extinction event.

Elon Musk

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

God wants us to prosper financially, to have plenty of money, to fulfill the destiny He has laid out for us.

Joel Osteen

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

Sitting Bull

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

We steal if we touch tomorrow. It is God’s.

Henry Ward Beecher

As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We cannot choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time.

Denis Waitley

A dream is your creative vision for your life in the future. You must break out of your current comfort zone and become comfortable with the unfamiliar and the unknown.

Denis Waitley

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

Horace

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

Andrew Carnegie

Never make predictions, especially about the future.

Casey Stengel

Tomorrow is only found in the calendar of fools.

Og Mandino

The future starts today, not tomorrow.

Pope John Paul II

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

George Burns

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

Patrick Henry

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

No work or love will flourish out of guilt, fear, or hollowness of heart, just as no valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.

Alan Watts

When did the future switch from being a promise to a threat?

Chuck Palahniuk

A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.

Jean de La Fontaine

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

Henry Miller

When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.

Alexis de Tocqueville

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

Ray Bradbury

The future is called ‘perhaps’, which is the only possible thing to call the future. And the important thing is not to allow that to scare you.

Tennessee Williams

Sooner and later you will see great changes made, dreadful horrors and vengeances. For as the Moon is thus led by its angel, the heavens draw near to the Balance.

Nostradamus

Fear not for the future, weep not for the past.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

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.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

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

Mattie Stepanek

If you don’t focus on the future generation, it means you are destroying your country.

Malala Yousafzai

I just don’t want to live like I used to. And at some point, I’m going to put a gag order on myself in terms of talking about the past. I’ve got to slam the door and deal with the present and the future.

Charlie Sheen

Memories are the key not to the past, but to the future.

Corrie Ten Boom

The past, the present and the future are really one: they are today.

Harriet Beecher Stowe

This is the first age that’s ever paid much attention to the future, which is a little ironic since we may not have one.

Arthur C. Clarke

Trying to tear down the past prohibits you from building up your future.

Lil Wayne

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

James Joyce

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

A great source of calamity lies in regret and anticipation; therefore a person is wise who thinks of the present alone, regardless of the past or future.

Oliver Goldsmith

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

Henri Frederic Amiel

We must respect the past, and mistrust the present, if we wish to provide for the safety of the future.

Joseph Joubert

What matters is to live in the present, live now, for every moment is now. It is your thoughts and acts of the moment that create your future. The outline of your future path already exists, for you created its pattern by your past.

Sai Baba

The youth is the hope of our future.

Jose Rizal

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

Charles Kettering

Happy is the person who knows what to remember of the past, what to enjoy in the present, and what to plan for in the future.

Arnold H. Glasow

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

Herbert Spencer

I can look at the future with anticipation. And it’s comforting to know that someday, as Christians, we’ll be able to look back and have a little more clarity on why certain things in life happened.

Amy Grant

If you want your company to succeed, you have to have the confidence in your business to take a bet on its future – to risk destroying a mediocre business model for the chance to have a strong one.

Marc Randolph

Most legacy companies get crushed – they get Blockbustered – because they are too afraid to walk away from the status quo, to embrace what the future is.

Marc Randolph

If you are not able to do something, that is true for the present, not for the future. All the time there’s a chance to go a step further. Not to be frustrated.

Erno Rubik

What you’re doing now, or have done in the past, need not determine what you can do next and in the future.

Ken Robinson

The future influences the present just as much as the past.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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 future is no more uncertain than the present.

Walt Whitman

When I look into the future, it’s so bright it burns my eyes.

Oprah Winfrey

There’s an awful lot of future out there, and what you got to do, is you go to out and grab it, wrestle it to the ground, accept the challenges, and then decide. You’ve got the skills. You’ve got the knowledge. You’ve got the love, and you’re capable of moving forward and making a great life yourself.

Gene Kranz

Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just escaped from adolescence, but of those who have already taken possession of their future.

Coco Chanel

Control your own destiny or someone else will.

Jack Welch

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

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

Niels Bohr

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

The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.

Winston Churchill

I never think of the future – it comes soon enough.

Albert Einstein

I do not believe that civilization will be wiped out in a war fought with the atomic bomb. Perhaps two-thirds of the people of the earth will be killed.

Albert Einstein

The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe.

Albert Einstein

The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion.

Albert Einstein

Study the past, if you would divine the future.

Confucius

If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.

Confucius

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

William Shakespeare

Look back over the past, with its changing empires that rose and fell, and you can foresee the future, too.

Marcus Aurelius

What is future?

Following the present the future is the time following. Regardless of the nature of time and the laws of physics its appearance is considered unavoidable.

Regardless of the inherent existence of reality and the inevitability of the future , it is possible to categorize all that actually exists and will exist as either eternal, meaning it will exist indefinitely, or transient, meaning it ends.