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

Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.
Yesterday is but today's memory, and tomorrow is today's dream.
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
We know what we are, but know not what we may be.
The future comes slowly, the present flies and the past stands still forever.
The past is of no importance. The present is of no importance. It is with the future that we have to deal. For the past is what man should not have been. The present is what man ought not to be. The future is what artists are.
The future influences the present just as much as the past.
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
The future destiny of the child is always the work of the mother.
People are always shouting they want to create a better future. It's not true. The future is an apathetic void of no interest to anyone. The past is full of life, eager to irritate us, provoke and insult us, tempt us to destroy or repaint it. The only reason people want to be masters of the future is to change the past.
It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future.
I've read the last page of the Bible. It's all going to turn out all right.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today.
It is not the cares of today, but the cares of tomorrow that weigh a man down. For the needs of today we have corresponding strength given. For the morrow we are told to trust. It is not ours yet.
I desire no future that will break the ties with the past.
When all else is lost, the future still remains.
When men speak of the future, the Gods laugh.
The future looks extremely bright indeed, with lots of possibilities ahead -- big possibilities. Like the song says, We've just begun.
Create your future from your future not your past.
The future is as bright as the promises of God.
The future comes one day at a time.
We have inherited the past; we can create the future.
You don't just stumble into the future. You create your own future.
I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning...
The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
The good days weren't really so good, and tomorrow ain't as bad as it seems.
The danger of the past was that men became slaves. The danger of the future is that men may become robots. True enough, robots do not rebel. But given man's nature, robots cannot live and remain sane, they become Golems, they will destroy their world and themselves because they cannot stand any longer the boredom of a meaningless life.
Predicting the future is easy. It's trying to figure out what's going on now that's hard.
The future is... black.
Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meaning can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart. Such is the moment I am presently experiencing. I experience this high and joyous moment not for myself alone but for those devotees of nonviolence who have moved so courageously against the ramparts of racial injustice and who in the process have acquired a new estimate of their own human worth. Many of them are young and cultured. Others are middle aged and middle class. The majority are poor and untutored. But they are all united in the quiet conviction that it is better to suffer in dignity than to accept segregation in humiliation. These are the real heroes of the freedom struggle: they are the noble people for whom I accept the Nobel Peace Prize.
It is possible to believe that all the past is but the beginning of a beginning, and that all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn. It is possible to believe that all the human mind has ever accomplished is but the dream before the awakening.
The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to be.
The future lies before you, like paths of pure white snow. Be careful how you tread it, for every step will show.
Tomorrow never comes.
The future is purchased by the present.
That man is prudent who neither hopes nor fears anything from the uncertain events of the future.
Take no thought for tomorrow; for tomorrow shall take thought for the things of itself. [Matthew 6:34]
I would sum up my fear about the future in one word: boring. And that's my one fear: that everything has happened; nothing exciting or new or interesting is ever going to happen again... the future is just going to be a vast, conforming suburb of the soul.
When I look into the future, it is so bright it burns my eyes.
The future is made of the same stuff as the present.
The young sailor at sea was ordered to climb a mast to adjust a sail during a violent storm. He got halfway up, looked down, got dizzy and sick. An old sailor on deck shouted up to him Look up, son, look up. Young sailor looked up, regained his composure, and completed his mission. Moral: Look ahead, not back.
Whatever your past has been your future is spotless.
We all need to take great interest in the future because we will spend the rest of our life there.
Imagine a baseball thrown thru the air. A high speed camera takes pictures of it showing very great detail -- names, laces, etc. Someone shows you a picture -- can you tell what direction it is travelling? or even if it is moving? NO. You would have to know where it was thrown FROM to know what direction it is going. In times of high change, it's good to know a little bit about the PAST to understand the present freeze frame of the NOW and project to some degree of accuracy where we are GOING (The Future).
It is extraordinary that whole populations have no projects for the future, none at all. It certainly is extraordinary, but it is certainly true.
The gigantic shadows which futurity casts upon the present.
We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.
There are certain moments when we might wish the future were built by men of the past.
We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon.
The more unpredictable the world is the more we rely on predictions.
Upper classes are a nation's past, the middle class its future.
Those who foretell the future lies, even if he tells the truth.
The child is not to be educated for the present, but for the remote future, and often is opposition to the immediate future.
A fixed image of the future is in the worst sense a historical.
Tomorrow, you promise yourself, will be different, yet, tomorrow is too often a repetition of today.
The future will one day be the present and will seem as unimportant as the present does now.
The wave of the future is coming and there is no fighting it.
America, which has the most glorious present still existing in the world today, hardly stops to enjoy it, in her insatiable appetite for the future.
Everything that looks to the future elevates human nature. Never is life so low or so little as when occupied with the present.
They gave each other a smile with a future in it.
My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there.
There was a door to which I found no key: There was the veil through which I might not see.
We should all be concerned about the future because we will have to spend the rest of our lives there.
Tomorrow is an old deceiver, and his cheat never grows stale.
I know of no way of judging the future but by the past.
The cradle of the future is the grave of the past.
We already have the statistics for the future: the growth percentages of pollution, overpopulation, desertification. The future is already in place.
I don't ever look back. I look forward.
The trouble with the future is that is usually arrives before we're ready for it.
If you do not think about your future, you cannot have one.
The future? Like unwritten books and unborn children, you don't talk about it.
Ignorance of God's prophetic outline, failure to know God's program for the Church, the nations, and Israel, is the cause of the overwhelming amount of error and misunderstanding of the events of the future.
our day will come is another way of saying you get yours.
By the street of by-and-by, one arrives at the house of never.
I don't try to describe the future. I try to prevent it.
All futurity seems teeming with endless destruction never to be repelled; Desperate remorse swallows the present in a quenchless rage.
Future: That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true and our happiness is assured.
I have a Vision of the Future, chum. The workers flats in fields of soya beans tower up like silver pencils, score on score.