Quotes and Sayings about Future



"The Arab World is writing a new future; the pen is in our own hands."
- Abdallah II
(Related: Future, Pen, World, Writing)

"I don't know what the future may hold, but I know who holds the future."
- Ralph Abernathy
(Related: Future, May)

"It's clear to me now that we've got to reach out to the Arab Sunni community in particular in an effort to cause some moderate political activity to take place so they join the future of Iraq."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Cause, Community, Effort, Future, Iraq, Now)

"I think you will see a lot of strains develop in the political process that will result in violence everywhere in the country - but it's controllable, it's workable and it will lead to a much better future for these people."
- John Abizaid
(Related: People, Country, Future, Result, Violence, Will)

"But the truth of the matter is that there is there is an opportunity for them to participate in the economic and political future of the country and certainly in the security life of the country."
- John Abizaid
(Related: Life, Truth, Opportunity, Country, Future, Security)

"The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time."
- Dean Acheson
(Related: Time, Day, Future)

"Always remember that the future comes one day at a time."
- Dean Acheson
(Related: Time, Day, Future)

"The science of politics is the one science that is deposited by the streams of history, like the grains of gold in the sand of a river; and the knowledge of the past, the record of truths revealed by experience, is eminently practical, as an instrument of action and a power that goes to making the future."
- Lord Acton
(Related: Politics, Power, Science, Experience, History, Knowledge, Action, Future, Gold, Past)

"Such decisions will be far reaching and difficult. But you never lacked courage in the past. Your courage is now needed for the future."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Courage, Decisions, Future, Now, Past, Will)

"America's future will be determined by the home and the school. The child becomes largely what he is taught; hence we must watch what we teach, and how we live."
- Jane Addams
(Related: Home, America, Future, School, Will)

"Our modern states are preparing for war without even knowing the future enemy."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: War, Enemy, Future, states)

"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
(Related: Actions, Country, Future, Present, Research, Years)

"Johns Hopkins introduced me to two defining events in my life: commitment to biomedical research and meeting my future wife, Mary."
- Peter Agre
(Related: Wife, Commitment, Events, Future, Meeting, Research)

"Those who insist on having hostilities with us, kill and destroy the option of friendship with us in the future, which is unfortunate because it is clear the future belongs to Iran and that enmities will be fruitless."
- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
(Related: Friendship, Future, Will)

"If we have to use force, it is because we are America. We are the indispensable nation. We stand tall. We see further into the future."
- Madeleine Albright
(Related: America, Force, Future, Nation)

"My contract is just for this year, but I have an option for next year. It is not signed at this moment, but I am only concentrating on this year. I don't know exactly what I will do in the future."
- Jean Alesi
(Related: Future, Will)

"I think I will have a lot of opportunities in the future."
- Jean Alesi
(Related: Future, Will)

"Hence, in desiring, the more the enjoyment is delayed, the more fancy begins to weave about the object images of future fruition, and to clothe the desired object with properties calculated to inflame the impulse."
- Samuel Alexander
(Related: Enjoyment, Fancy, Future)

"An object is not first imagined or thought about and then expected or willed, but in being actively expected it is imagined as future and in being willed it is thought."
- Samuel Alexander
(Related: Thought, Being, First, Future)

"An expectation is a future object, recognised as belonging to me."
- Samuel Alexander
(Related: Expectation, Future)

"In some ways, September 11, 2001, seems a long time ago. Yet we have done so much in only a few years, and we will continue to do so in the future, to prevent such attacks on America."
- George Allen
(Related: Time, America, Future, Will, Years)

"When we get to the future, I'll determine the future."
- George Allen, Sr.
(Related: Future)

"Forget the past - the future will give you plenty to worry about."
- George Allen, Sr.
(Related: Forget, Future, Past, Will, Worry)

"The past is a source of knowledge, and the future is a source of hope. Love of the past implies faith in the future."
- Stephen Ambrose
(Related: Faith, Love, Knowledge, Hope, Future, Past)

"Everything you need for better future and success has already been written. And guess what? All you have to do is go to the library."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Success, Future)

"They've got to tell us what is necessary to ensure the future health of the river system."
- John Anderson
(Related: Health, Future)

"I can't think of any more important issue. If we get this right, we'll not only preserve our landscape for future generations we'll be able to generate I think more investment and more job opportunities in the inland and we sure as hell need those jobs."
- John Anderson
(Related: Future, Generations, Hell, Investment, Job, Jobs, Right)

"I have a great belief in the future of my people and my country."
- Marian Anderson
(Related: People, Belief, Country, Future)

"It looks like the future's really bright."
- Michael P. Anderson
(Related: Future)

"As far as the future for the Showtime episodes that have already aired, we are sold into syndication so we'll be appearing primarily on the Fox syndicated networks and then eventually the SCI FI Channel. So, we'll be around for a while."
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Related: Future)

"People who live in the past generally are afraid to compete in the present. I've got my faults, but living in the past is not one of them. There's no future in it."
- Sparky Anderson
(Related: People, Faults, Future, Living, Past, Present)

"I would like my architecture to inspire people to use their own resources, to move into the future."
- Tadao Ando
(Related: Architecture, People, Future)

"Prejudice is a burden that confuses the past, threatens the future and renders the present inaccessible."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Burden, Future, Past, Prejudice, Present)

"We need to think of the future and the planet we are going to leave to our children and their children."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: Children, Future)

"The self is an oral society in which the present is constantly running a dialogue with the past and the future inside of one skin."
- David Antin
(Related: Society, Future, Past, Present, Running, Self, Skin)

"I am neither a sociologist nor a politician. All I can do is imagine for myself what the future will be like."
- Michelangelo Antonioni
(Related: Future, Will)

"I could see us doing solo material in the future."
- Nicole Appleton
(Related: Future)

"Promises are the uniquely human way of ordering the future, making it predictable and reliable to the extent that this is humanly possible."
- Hannah Arendt
(Related: Future, Promises)

"The current wisdom now is that if the three networks are covering the news the same way the difference is the anchor people. I think that won't be true in the future."
- Roone Arledge
(Related: Wisdom, People, Difference, Future, News, Now)

"School is practice for future life, practice makes perfect and nobodys perfect, so why practice?"
- Billie Joe Armstrong
(Related: Life, Future, Practice, School)

"And we... right from moment one, we were always kinda up against the wall a little bit when it came to the future of the show. There were always rumors."
- Will Arnett
(Related: Future, Right, Rumors)

"Foreknowledge of the future makes it possible to manipulate both enemies and supporters."
- Raymond Aron
(Related: Enemies, Future)

"The executive moves we are announcing today will strengthen American for the long-term future and reflect well on the depth of the Company's management team."
- Gerard Arpey
(Related: Management, American, Company, Future, Today, Will)

"What my future will not be is active politics in the Liberal Democrat party."
- Paddy Ashdown
(Related: Politics, Future, Liberal, Party, Will)

"We who came here saw what was happening. This was far more than a war in a faraway place. This was a moral imperative, a terrible vision of the future."
- Paddy Ashdown
(Related: War, Vision, Future)

"I see myself more as an ambassador of the game. And I hope to bring chess to a higher level in the United States. Making bigger tournaments, more interesting events. Making it a respectable profession for young people to be able to pursue in the future."
- Maurice Ashley
(Related: People, Hope, Chess, Events, Future, Profession, states, United)

"Humanity has the stars in its future, and that future is too important to be lost under the burden of juvenile folly and ignorant superstition."
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: Burden, Folly, Future, Humanity, Stars, Superstition)

"The cosmical importance of this conclusion is profound and the possibilities it opens for the future very remarkable, greater in fact than any suggested before by science in the whole history of the human race."
- Francis William Aston
(Related: History, Science, Fact, Future, Importance, Possibilities, Race, Remarkable)

"Science Fiction is not just about the future of space ships travelling to other planets, it is fiction based on science and I am using science as my basis for my fiction, but it's the science of prehistory - palaeontology and archaeology - rather than astronomy or physics."
- Jean M. Auel
(Related: Science, Astronomy, Fiction, Future, Physics, Ships, Space)

"To a father, when a child dies, the future dies; to a child when a parent dies, the past dies."
- Red Auerbach
(Related: Father, Future, Past)

"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
(Related: Future, Present, Reason, Today, Weapons, Will)

"Look back over the past, with its changing empires that rose and fell, and you can foresee the future, too."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Future, Past)

"Here is the rule to remember in the future, When anything tempts you to be bitter: not, "This is a misfortune" but "To bear this worthily is good fortune.""
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Fortune, Future)

"This ought to be a season for cooperation in terms of pushing our economy forward, job creation, steadying the middle class, and laying the groundwork for a better future. And that's what we want to work on with Republicans and Democrats."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Work, Class, Cooperation, Creation, Democrats, Economy, Future, Job, Middle class, Republicans, Want)

"The fact is if we do our job right, if we keep worrying not about polls but about the jobs of the American people, about their health care, about their ability to educate their kids, stay in their homes and own their homes, send their kids to college, the basic pillars of a middle-class life, if we keep worrying about the future and building a stronger future for this country, these things will take care of themselves."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Health, Life, People, Ability, American, Building, Care, College, Country, Fact, Future, Job, Jobs, Kids, Right, Will)

"Now, China, India have set goals. We're going to be able to review what they're doing. We're going to be able to challenge them if they don't meet those goals. We're going to pursue this anyway, because the President understands that our future lies with a clean energy economy. We've doubled renewables this year. There are millions of jobs to be had there, more energy security, so we're going to pursue this."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Goals, Challenge, Economy, Energy, Future, Jobs, Lies, Now, President, Security)

"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
(Related: Thoughts, Future, Now, Past, Present)

"There is also work to do in the evolution of a stable family life and values, and in ensuring that the Nigerian family is built on core values that will form the bedrock of the future society. We must showcase the ideals of family life and be models of family values."
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Related: Family, Life, Work, Society, Values, Evolution, Future, Ideals, Will)

"A person who has sympathy for mankind in the lump, faith in its future progress, and desire to serve the great cause of this progress, should be called not a humanist, but a humanitarian, and his creed may be designated as humanitarianism."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Faith, Sympathy, Progress, Cause, Desire, Future, Mankind, May)

"Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present."
- Roger Babson
(Related: Future, Present, Waste)

"Head Start's ability to improve the educational skills and opportunities of Latino children will be an important component of America's future success."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Success, Ability, America, Children, Future, Will)

"Pearl Harbor caused our Nation to wholeheartedly commit to winning World War II, changing the course of our Nation's history and the world's future."
- Joe Baca
(Related: History, War, Winning, Future, Nation, World, World war)

"You are always free to change your mind and choose a different future, or a different past."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Change, Future, Mind, Past)

"Don't turn away from possible futures before you're certain you don't have anything to learn from them."
- Richard Bach
"Poetry is one of the destinies of speech... One would say that the poetic image, in its newness, opens a future to language."
- Gaston Bachelard
(Related: Poetry, Future, Language, Speech)

"I think and hope and believe that the Japanese government and the people of Japan will be happy and content with the progress of justice in this case and that it will not become a great issue in the future."
- Howard Baker
(Related: Government, People, Progress, Hope, Content, Future, Justice, Will)

"Measured by any standard, white or black, Washington must be regarded today as one of the great men of this country: and in the future he will be so honored."
- Ray Stannard Baker
(Related: Men, Future, Today, Washington, Will)

"The future will be determined in part by happenings that it is impossible to foresee; it will also be influenced by trends that are now existent and observable."
- Emily Greene Balch
(Related: Future, Now, Will)

"As to judging our own time, and thereby gaining some basis for a judgment of future possibilities, we are doubtless not only too close to it to appraise it but too much formed by it and enclosed within it to do so."
- Emily Greene Balch
(Related: Time, Future, Judgment, Possibilities)

"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 A. Baldwin
(Related: Time, Work, Challenge, Future, Now, Salvation, Will)

"The future is like heaven, everyone exalts it, but no one wants to go there now."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Future, Heaven, Now)

"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."
- J. G. Ballard
(Related: Soul, Fear, Future, Nothing)

"A mother's happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Happiness, Mother, Future, Memories, Past)

"Every great work of art has two faces, one toward its own time and one toward the future, toward eternity."
- Lester Bangs
(Related: Art, Time, Work, Eternity, Faces, Future)

"For the cause that lacks assistance, the wrong that needs resistance, for the future in the distance, and the good that I can do."
- George Linnaeus Banks
(Related: Cause, Future, Needs, Wrong)

"I think the future stopped looking American when you think back to Blade Runner and Neuromancer, when it started to look more Japanese."
- Iain Banks
(Related: American, Future)

"Every great work of art has two faces, one toward its own time and one toward the future, toward eternity."
- Daniel Barenboim
(Related: Art, Time, Work, Eternity, Faces, Future)

"The ultimate function of prophecy is not to tell the future, but to make it. Your successful past will block your visions of the future."
- Joel A. Barker
(Related: Successful, Future, Past, Prophecy, Visions, Will)

"Your successful past will block your visions of the future."
- Joel A. Barker
(Related: Successful, Future, Past, Visions, Will)

"We're building a great company, and we're very excited about the future of the company."
- Jim Barksdale
(Related: Building, Company, Future)

"I can't deny that some customers and prospects think it's the key to our future. But it's not. We're certainly supportive of the Dept. of Justice and the 20 states that have brought this action."
- Jim Barksdale
(Related: Action, Future, Justice, Key, states)

"After all, it's the future of business communication that we're looking toward."
- Jim Barksdale
(Related: Business, Communication, Future)

"The Internet: transforming society and shaping the future through chat."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Society, Future)

"We are comfortable with the fact that we cannot know personally what happened in the world before we were born, yet we are uncomfortable with the notion that we will stop engaging with time at some point in the future."
- John Barton
(Related: Time, Fact, Future, Will, World)

"A speculator is a man who observes the future, and acts before it occurs."
- Bernard Baruch
(Related: Future, Man)

"It is, I claim, nonsense to say that it does not matter which individual man acted as the nucleus for the change. It is precisely this that makes history unpredictable into the future."
- Gregory Bateson
(Related: History, Change, Future, Man, Nonsense)

"We do not know enough about how the present will lead into the future."
- Gregory Bateson
(Related: Future, Present, Will)

"To love someone is to isolate him from the world, wipe out every trace of him, dispossess him of his shadow, drag him into a murderous future. It is to circle around the other like a dead star and absorb him into a black light."
- Jean Baudrillard
(Related: Love, Future, Light, Shadow, World)

"There's a wealth of literature out there which, hopefully, will be, you know, exploded in the future, and I personally find it very rewarding to be involved with classic storytelling, and sort of legendary characters."
- Sean Bean
(Related: Wealth, Future, Literature, Will)

"We must depend upon the Boy Scout Movement to produce the MEN of the future."
- Daniel Carter Beard
(Related: Men, Future)

"Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay."
- Simone de Beauvoir
(Related: Change, Life, Act, Delay, Future, Now, Today)

"My own nature hovers between neurotic and paranoid. I've developed the habit of mentally listing things that make me optimistic about the future. I do it every day."
- Martha Beck
(Related: Nature, Habit, Day, Future)

"Accordingly, globalization is not only something that will concern and threaten us in the future, but something that is taking place in the present and to which we must first open our eyes."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Concern, Eyes, First, Future, Globalization, Open, Present, Will)

"This experience actually means the very opposite: the largest military power was unable to stop such a sensitive attack and will be unable to rule out such a possibility in the future. Precisely this is the background to the United States' military interventions."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Experience, Power, Possibility, Future, Military, states, United, Will)

"The Olympic stadium may have been built only in the early 1970s but it was clear for a long time it had no future. For many reasons it is not good enough for modern football and today's fans."
- Franz Beckenbauer
(Related: Time, Fans, Football, Future, May, Today)

"I can't change history, I don't want to change history. I can only change the future. I'm working on that."
- Boris Becker
(Related: Change, History, Future, Want)

"The mistakes and unresolved difficulties of the past in mathematics have always been the opportunities of its future."
- E. T. Bell
(Related: Difficulties, Future, Mathematics, Mistakes, Past)

"Here once again education is crucial, it enables children to be become more aware of their rights and to exercise them in a respectful manner which helps them shape their own future."
- Carol Bellamy
(Related: Education, Children, Exercise, Future, Rights)

"I shall go further and say that even if an examination of the past could lead to any valid prediction concerning man's future, that prediction would be the contrary of reassuring."
- Julien Benda
(Related: Examination, Future, Man, Past)

"We grow in time to trust the future for our answers."
- Ruth Benedict
(Related: Time, Trust, Answers, Future)

"Racism is an ism to which everyone in the world today is exposed; for or against, we must take sides. And the history of the future will differ according to the decision which we make."
- Ruth Benedict
(Related: History, Decision, Future, Racism, Today, Will, World)

"Our faith in the present dies out long before our faith in the future."
- Ruth Benedict
(Related: Faith, Future, Present)

"To me, living in the present means being aware of your conscious choice to focus on the past, present or future - it is not necessarily having to focus on the present."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Being, Choice, Focus, Future, Living, Past, Present)

"A dream collage is pictures of your goals. It is like your future photo album."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Dream, Goals, Future)

"There's a broad with a big future behind her."
- Constance Bennett
(Related: Future)

"It is our character that supports the promise of our future - far more than particular government programs or policies."
- William Bennett
(Related: Government, Character, Future, Promise)

"You need people who can walk their companies into the future rather than back them into the future."
- Warren G. Bennis
(Related: People, Future)

"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 G. Bennis
(Related: Employees, Future, Man, Will)

"I listen to other guitar players, yeah. It gives me new concepts and shows me where the instrument is going for the future and it is going some places. There are some musicians who are really putting out a good vibe with new theories. I try and keep up."
- George Benson
(Related: Future, Guitar, Musicians, Theories)

"What kind of town do we want in the future, and how are we going to plan on that?"
- Peter Berg
(Related: Future, Want)

"Post-modernism has cut off the present from all futures. The daily media add to this by cutting off the past. Which means that critical opinion is often orphaned in the present."
- John Berger
(Related: Media, Opinion, Past, Post, Present)

"There are two futures, the future of desire and the future of fate, and man's reason has never learned to separate them."
- John Desmond Bernal
(Related: Desire, Fate, Future, Man, Reason)

"A part of sexuality may go to research, and a much larger part must lead to aesthetic creation. The art of the future will, because of the very opportunities and materials it will have at its command, need an infinitely stronger formative impulse than it does now."
- John Desmond Bernal
(Related: Art, Creation, Future, May, Now, Research, Sexuality, Will)

"It is pretty clear that they are ineffective in stopping the course of thought at present, but they have not always been so in the past and we cannot be sure that they will not be so in the future."
- John Desmond Bernal
(Related: Thought, Future, Past, Present, Pretty, Will)

"A liberal is a man or a woman or a child who looks forward to a better day, a more tranquil night, and a bright, infinite future."
- Leonard Bernstein
(Related: Day, Future, Infinite, Liberal, Man, Night, Woman)

"The future ain't what it used to be."
- Yogi Berra
(Related: Future)

"I remember being young in the 1960s... we had a great sense of the future, a great big hope. This is what is missing in the youth today. This being able to dream and to change the world."
- Bernardo Bertolucci
(Related: Change, Dream, Hope, Being, Future, Sense, Today, World, Youth)

"I wished to go completely outside and to make a symbolic start for my enterprise of regenerating the life of humankind within the body of society and to prepare a positive future in this context."
- Joseph Beuys
(Related: Life, Society, Positive, Body, Future)

"Fascism is not in itself a new order of society. It is the future refusing to be born."
- Aneurin Bevan
(Related: Society, Fascism, Future, Order)

"Reactionary: a man walking backwards with his face to the future."
- Aneurin Bevan
(Related: Future, Man, Walking)

"The next few months are critical to Pakistan's future direction as a democratic state committed to promoting peace, fighting terrorism and working for social justice."
- Benazir Bhutto
(Related: Peace, Direction, Fighting, Future, Justice, Months, State, Terrorism)

"We're trying to set up a movie for me in the near future. It's going to be similar to the story of how I got discovered. Kinda like my own version of '8 Mile.'"
- Justin Bieber
(Related: Future, Trying)

"Future. That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true and our happiness is assured."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Happiness, Time, Friends, Future)

"To apologize is to lay the foundation for a future offense."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Future)

"Our dependence on foreign energy sources is our Achilles heel, not just in the realm of diplomacy, but in terms of our future as the world's economic leader."
- Judy Biggert
(Related: Leader, Dependence, Diplomacy, Energy, Future, World)

"Frontiersmen good and bad, gunmen as well as inspired prophets of the future, have been my camp companions. Thus, I know the country of which I am about to write as few men now living have known it."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Men, Country, Future, Living, Now)

"While day by day the overzealous student stores up facts for future use, he who has learned to trust nature finds need for ever fewer external directions. He will discard formula after formula, until he reaches the conclusion: Let nature take its course."
- Larry Bird
(Related: Nature, Trust, Day, Facts, Formula, Future, Will)

"The future is an opaque mirror. Anyone who tries to look into it sees nothing but the dim outlines of an old and worried face."
- Jim Bishop
(Related: Future, Nothing, Old)

"It is difficult to live in the present, ridiculous to live in the future and impossible to live in the past. Nothing is as far away as one minute ago."
- Jim Bishop
(Related: Future, Nothing, Past, Present)

"Books, I found, had the power to make time stand still, retreat or fly into the future."
- Jim Bishop
(Related: Power, Time, Books, Future)

"We now need to look beyond our immediate future and aim higher and farther."
- Paul Biya
(Related: Future, Now)

"I want to believe that those who have been appointed to accomplish this mission will be totally committed, devoting all their skills and determination to their work. I urge you to lend them your support so that, together, we can build that bright future worthy of our country."
- Paul Biya
(Related: Work, Determination, Country, Future, Mission, Support, Want, Will)

"We are mortgaging our future."
- Joan Blades
(Related: Future)

"Common sense as well as common values all lead us. Our future depends upon it and our present is going to be vastly better when we get back to these basics."
- Joan Blades
(Related: Values, Common sense, Future, Present)

"Your future takes precedence over your past. Focus on your future, rather than on the past."
- Gary Ryan Blair
(Related: Focus, Future, Past)

"What are they going to do to me that they haven't done already? They took away my entire past. They took away my entire future. What's left for them to take?"
- Robert Blake
(Related: Future, Past)

"Any political party that undertakes to do it will, in God's name, be trampled, as it ought to be trampled, into the dust of condemnation, now and in the future."
- Richard Parks Bland
(Related: God, Future, Name, Now, Party, Will)

"Liverpool have won everything but never a World Championship. I am sure in the future they will once again make the effort to win the tournament. They have had good rhythm in the Premier League this season."
- Sepp Blatter
(Related: Effort, Future, Will, World)

"I write a lot too, so I would like to write or direct in the future if I can."
- Alexis Bledel
(Related: Future)

"Thanking you once more, I want to wish you the best of luck for your future life and to conclude by saying to you: Dream your dreams and may they come true!"
- Felix Bloch
(Related: Dreams, Life, Future, Luck, May, Saying, Want)

"I would say that there is no future for literary studies as such in the United States."
- Harold Bloom
(Related: Future, Literary, states, United)

"Everybody on this floor wants to send the same loud and clear message: that Congress is united in its opposition to terror and we are all deeply concerned about the future and security of our close friend and ally, Israel."
- Earl Blumenauer
(Related: Friend, Congress, Future, Israel, Opposition, Security, Terror, United)

"Public education is an investment in our future."
- Matt Blunt
(Related: Education, Future, Investment, Public)

"We need to reduce or at least limit U.S. demand for oil as quickly as possible, and we need to develop new technologies that can further help address our addiction to oil in the future."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Addiction, Future, Help, Oil)

"Prediction is very difficult, especially if it's about the future."
- Niels Bohr
(Related: Future)

"As a small country, both in size and population, our future hinges on the quality of our people."
- Hassanal Bolkiah
(Related: Quality, People, Country, Future, Population)

"The level of our educational development is high and serves as a strong basis for our future progress."
- Hassanal Bolkiah
(Related: Development, Progress, Future)

"America has survived and grown stronger through September 11th and subsequent wars with Afghanistan and Iraq and those who seek to do us harm. We have faced - and met - tremendous challenges ramping up a public health and safety system to protect Americans from future threats."
- Christopher Bond
(Related: Health, Afghanistan, America, Americans, Future, Harm, Iraq, Public, Safety)

"Advances in technology will continue to reach far into every sector of our economy. Future job and economic growth in industry, defense, transportation, agriculture, health care, and life sciences is directly related to scientific advancement."
- Christopher Bond
(Related: Health, Life, Technology, Growth, Agriculture, Care, Defense, Economy, Future, Job, Will)

"The U.S. is looking to India as more then just a marketplace for our defense products, but as a technology, aerospace and strategic partner for our future endeavors."
- Kit Bond
(Related: Technology, Defense, Future)

"I don't know what my future is."
- Barry Bonds
(Related: Future)

"The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy."
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer
(Related: Inspiration, Hope, Optimism, Enemy, Future, Man, Present, Vitality)

"In the future, instead of striving to be right at a high cost, it will be more appropriate to be flexible and plural at a lower cost. If you cannot accurately predict the future then you must flexibly be prepared to deal with various possible futures."
- Edward de Bono
(Related: Future, Right, Will)

"Arnold has succeeded at every level, and I believe he is the only person that can unite the people of this state and lead California from its current dysfunctional condition to the bright future that all residents long for."
- Mary Bono
(Related: People, Future, State)

"Memories are the key not to the past, but to the future."
- Corrie Ten Boom
(Related: Future, Key, Memories, Past)

"Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God."
- Corrie Ten Boom
(Related: Trust, God, Future)

"If we are to better the future we must disturb the present."
- Catherine Booth
(Related: Future, Present)

"I don't know whether I'm, like, jumping the gun but it's possible that in the future we may be able to use the information that we can't receive at the moment."
- Sean Booth
(Related: Future, Information, May)

"Leaders of the future will have to be visionary and be able to bring people in - real communicators. These are things that women bring to leadership and executive positions, and it's going to be incredibly valuable and incredibly in demand."
- Anita Borg
(Related: Leadership, Women, People, Future, Will)

"The fact is that all writers create their precursors. Their work modifies our conception of the past, just as it is bound to modify the future."
- Jorge Luis Borges
(Related: Work, Fact, Future, Past, Writers)

"Man can and must prevent the tragedy of famine in the future instead of merely trying with pious regret to salvage the human wreckage of the famine, as he has so often done in the past."
- Norman Borlaug
(Related: Famine, Future, Man, Past, Regret, Tragedy, Trying)

"Every educated person is a future enemy."
- Martin Bormann
(Related: Enemy, Future)

"Iowa is home to teachers, farmers, lawyers, factory workers, and many others who work hard every day to provide the best for their families and their future."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Home, Work, Day, Future, Lawyers, Teachers, Workers)

"You will attract the younger generation and they might well prove tougher than the older generation. What we are trying to do is to look at the future and see what we can do to bring some stability back to people's lives."
- Ian Botham
(Related: People, Future, Stability, Trying, Will)

"When all else is lost, the future still remains."
- Christian Nestell Bovee
(Related: Future)

"We need to give the Iraqis a chance to build their own future. It should be in their hands. It must be in their hands. That is what democracy is all about. We can teach it, we can explain it, but they must want it enough to make it work for them."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Work, Chance, Democracy, Future, Want)

"Without libraries what have we? We have no past and no future."
- Ray Bradbury
(Related: Future, Libraries, Past)

"I don't try to describe the future. I try to prevent it."
- Ray Bradbury
(Related: Future)

"Science fiction encourages us to explore... all the futures, good and bad, that the human mind can envision."
- Marion Zimmer Bradley
(Related: Science, Fiction, Mind)

"A few of the sublimest geniuses of Rome and Athens had some faint discoveries of the spiritual nature of the human soul, and formed some probable conjectures, that man was designed for a future state of existence."
- David Brainerd
(Related: Nature, Soul, Athens, Existence, Future, Man, Rome, Spiritual, State)

"I would like to direct in the future, but I am in no hurry with that."
- Jonathan Brandis
(Related: Future)

"I do look forward to doing things in the future that I haven't done before. Do you know what I have always dreamt about? Playing a serial killer!"
- Jonathan Brandis
(Related: Future)

"Furthermore I will just have to see what the future will bring me. But a change of food whets the appetite."
- Jonathan Brandis
(Related: Change, Food, Appetite, Future, Will)

"And sometimes I sit down to write, because that is what I like to do more and more in the future."
- Jonathan Brandis
(Related: Future)

"We must remember that the people for whom this change represents a first taste of freedom and a new and brighter future did not allow their resolution to falter, no matter how great the suffering by which they bought this independence."
- Hjalmar Branting
(Related: Change, People, First, Freedom, Future, Independence, Resolution, Suffering, Taste)

"I think that we have a responsibility to make certain that we are fiscally responsible in order to assure, frankly, future generations don't have to pay our bills."
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Related: Future, Generations, Order, Responsibility)

"The future of our nation depends on our ability to produce food and fiber to sustain the world."
- Phil Bredesen
(Related: Food, Ability, Future, Nation, World)

"I leave Iraq gladdened by what has been accomplished and confident your future is full of hope."
- Paul Bremer
(Related: Hope, Future, Iraq)

"Everything tends to make us believe that there exists a certain point of the mind at which life and death, the real and the imagined, past and future, the communicable and the incommunicable, high and low, cease to be perceived as contradictions."
- Andre Breton
(Related: Life, Death, Future, Mind, Past)

"We are all afraid for our confidence, for the future, for the world. That is the nature of the human imagination. Yet every man, every civilization, has gone forward because of its engagement with what it has set itself to do."
- Jacob Bronowski
(Related: Nature, Imagination, Civilization, Confidence, Future, Man, World)

"Life... is not simply a series of exciting new ventures. The future is not always a whole new ball game. There tends to be unfinished business. One trails all sorts of things around with one, things that simply won't be got rid of."
- Anita Brookner
(Related: Business, Life, Future)

"I'd like to think a baseball picture is somewhere in my future."
- Garth Brooks
(Related: Baseball, Future)

"I believe you can remember the future as much as the past."
- Meredith Brooks
(Related: Future, Past)

"But, sir, they have written me down upon the history of the country as worthy of expulsion, and in no unkindness I must tell them that for all future time my self-respect requires that I shall pass them as strangers."
- Preston Brooks
(Related: History, Time, Country, Future, Self, Strangers, Unkindness)

"Everything that ever happened is still happening. Past, present and future keep happening in the eternity which is Here and Now."
- James Broughton
(Related: Eternity, Future, Now, Past, Present)

"The risk presented by these lethal wastes is like no other risk, and we should not be expected to accept it or to project it into the future in order for manufacturers and utilities to make a dollar killing now."
- David R. Brower
(Related: Future, Killing, Now, Order, Project, Risk)

"In securing the future of the planet, we secure happiness for ourselves. One of the aims of the Greens is to turn around the tide of pessimism amongst the young people of the world."
- Bob Brown
(Related: Happiness, People, Pessimism, Future, World)

"We are being tough in saying it is a duty on the unemployed in future not only to be available for work - and not to shirk work - but also to get the skills for work. That is a new duty we are introducing."
- Gordon Brown
(Related: Work, Being, Duty, Future, Saying)

"Pension reform can be hard to talk about. In the long run, reform now means fewer demands for layoffs and less draconian measures in the future. It's in the best interest of all Californians to fix this system now."
- Jerry Brown
(Related: Future, Interest, Now, Reform, Talk)

"The dynamics of capitalism is postponement of enjoyment to the constantly postponed future."
- Norman O. Brown
(Related: Capitalism, Enjoyment, Future)

"He who never sacrificed a present to a future good or a personal to a general one can speak of happiness only as the blind do of colors."
- Olympia Brown
(Related: Happiness, Blind, Colors, Future, Present)

"As I pass it, I feel as if I saw a dear old mother, sweet in her weakness, trembling at the approach of her dissolution, but not appealing to me against the inevitable, rather endeavouring to reassure me by her patience, and pointing to a hopeful future."
- Thomas Edward Brown
(Related: Mother, Future, Old, Patience, Weakness)

"The cloud that descended on Black Rock on Monday was not for the past but the future. How much will this debacle chill the pursuit of other risky investigations?"
- Tina Brown
(Related: Future, Past, Pursuit, Will)

"Children enjoy the present because they have neither a past nor a future."
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Related: Children, Future, Past, Present)

"Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us."
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Related: Children, Future, Past, Present)

"We can pay our debts to the past by putting the future in debt to ourselves."
- John Buchan
(Related: Debt, Future, Past)

"I think women as well as men are concerned about jobs and the economy and spending and, and other issues. They're concerned that when their kids graduate from college they have an economy and they have a future in this country and they, they have the same opportunity that we've had and our grandparents have had."
- Ken Buck
(Related: Men, Women, Opportunity, College, Country, Economy, Future, Grandparents, Jobs, Kids)

"One faces the future with one's past."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: Faces, Future, Past)

"Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment."
- Buddha
(Related: Dream, Future, Mind, Past, Present)

"All of the good stuff is going to be done in the future. The stuff we are doing now is crummy compared with what will finally mature."
- Bill Budge
(Related: Future, Now, Will)

"I have agreed to lend my voice to Nature's Guard, an animated series which hopefully will go into production in the near future. The characters are all animals. My voice will be for a character named Longtail."
- Jeremy Bulloch
(Related: Nature, Character, Animals, Future, Production, Voice, Will)

"What is past is past, there is a future left to all men, who have the virtue to repent and the energy to atone."
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
(Related: Men, Virtue, Energy, Future, Past)

"With European powers no new subjects of difficulty have arisen, and those which were under discussion, although not terminated, do not present a more unfavorable aspect for the future preservation of that good understanding which it has ever been our desire to cultivate."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Desire, Difficulty, Future, Present, Understanding)

"You can never plan the future by the past."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Future, Past)

"Our highly qualified teachers not only work hard, but they care about each and every student that enters their classroom. I thank you, Montana teachers, for your sense of duty and compassion to our precious future generation."
- Conrad Burns
(Related: Work, Care, Classroom, Compassion, Duty, Future, Montana, Sense, Teachers)

"Look to the future, because that is where you'll spend the rest of your life."
- George Burns
(Related: Life, Future, Rest)

"I look to the future because that's where I'm going to spend the rest of my life."
- George Burns
(Related: Life, Future, Rest)

"I am only doing now what I have ever done; and ever will continue to do - that is adapting past experience to present reform in the light of high ideals and future objects."
- John Burns
(Related: Experience, Future, Ideals, Light, Now, Past, Present, Reform, Will)

"I have made a film about jazz that tries to look through jazz to see what it tells us about who we are as a people. I think that jazz is a spectacularly accurate model of democracy and a kind of look into our redemptive future possibilities."
- Ken Burns
(Related: People, Democracy, Film, Future, Jazz, Possibilities)

"The secret to being a writer is that you have to write. It's not enough to think about writing or to study literature or plan a future life as an author. You really have to lock yourself away, alone, and get to work."
- Augusten Burroughs
(Related: Life, Work, Being, Future, Literature, Study, Writer, Writing)

"No, I think the future of humanity will be like the past, we'll do what we've always done and there will still be human beings. Granted, there will always be people doing something different and there are a lot of possibilities."
- Octavia Butler
(Related: People, Future, Humanity, Past, Possibilities, Will)

"I don't know that I'd necessarily want to see into the future. I don't want to know what's happening next."
- Yancy Butler
(Related: Future, Want)

"As a matter of fact, when compression technology came along, we thought the future in 1996 was about voice. We got it wrong. It is about voice, video, and data, and that is what we have today on these cell phones."
- Steve Buyer
(Related: Technology, Thought, Fact, Future, Today, Voice, Wrong)

"When there were fears about the future of this nation's older cities... when a few of the cities teetered on the brink of bankruptcy, all eyes were focused on Chicago for contrast."
- Jane Byrne
(Related: Chicago, Cities, Contrast, Eyes, Future, Nation)

"I am here before you tonight to dedicate this administration to bringing a new renaissance of neighborhood life and community spirit, a renewal of confidence in the future of our city and a revival of opportunity for all Chicago."
- Jane Byrne
(Related: Life, Opportunity, Chicago, Community, Confidence, Future, Spirit)

"I shall soon be six-and-twenty. Is there anything in the future that can possibly console us for not being always twenty-five?"
- George Byron
(Related: Being, Future)

"The best prophet of the future is the past."
- George Byron
(Related: Future, Past)

"Smiles form the channels of a future tear."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Future, Smiles)

"When my job was attempting to predict future economic developments for the Shell oil company, I was frequently reminded of an Arabic saying: 'Those who claim to foresee the future are lying, even if by chance they are later proved right.'"
- Vince Cable
(Related: Chance, Company, Future, Job, Lying, Oil, Right)

"Set your sights high, the higher the better. Expect the most wonderful things to happen, not in the future but right now. Realize that nothing is too good. Allow absolutely nothing to hamper you or hold you up in any way."
- Eileen Caddy
(Related: Future, Nothing, Now, Right)

"I learn from thinking about the future, what hasn't been done yet. That's kind of my constant obsession."
- John Cale
(Related: Future, Obsession, Thinking)

"I like what the future holds. I don't like thinking about the past."
- John Cale
(Related: Future, Past, Thinking)

"We have been working hard to think about what our combined needs are going to be in the way of intelligence capabilities, not today but 15 to 20 years in the future."
- Stephen Cambone
(Related: Intelligence, Future, Needs, Today, Years)

"Thirdly, as we move through this process of integrating the communications, we will begin to emulate more of the World Wide Web in our work in the future."
- Stephen Cambone
(Related: Work, Future, Will, World)

"I am through with this body, and what becomes of it will make no difference with me in the future."
- Alex Campbell
(Related: Body, Difference, Future, Will)

"Elections are also about the future - the pledges that we are making for this country. For those who care about equality and fairness in the UK, and beyond, Labour really is the only choice."
- Anne Campbell
(Related: Equality, Care, Choice, Country, Elections, Future)

"I know Quebecers don't want to relive old battles; they prefer to build for the future."
- Kim Campbell
(Related: Future, Old, Want)

"I believe that Canadians have the common sense to see that a better future cannot be built on fragmentation."
- Kim Campbell
(Related: Common sense, Future)

"Children are our future we must take care of them with maximum effort."
- Naomi Campbell
(Related: Care, Children, Effort, Future)

"Without culture, and the relative freedom it implies, society, even when perfect, is but a jungle. This is why any authentic creation is a gift to the future."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Society, Creation, Culture, Freedom, Future, Jungle)

"Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Future, Generosity, Giving, Lies, Present)

"The planet's survival has become so uncertain that any effort, any thought that presupposes an assured future amounts to a mad gamble."
- Elias Canetti
(Related: Thought, Survival, Effort, Future)

"I have always had a tremendous amount of energy and any band I was ever in from the age of fourteen, I would always be the one who would describe the future and vibe everyone up."
- Jim Capaldi
(Related: Age, Energy, Future)

"Until the people, by amendment, change the constitution, I urge that the counties cooperate with one another, that future road work be more uniform, and done in such a way that it will result in connected and continuous highways."
- Arthur Capper
(Related: Change, Work, People, Constitution, Future, Result, Road, Will)

"It is our duty to see that our future citizens are well born; that they are properly nourished, and are reared in that environment most likely to develop in them their full capacity and powers."
- Arthur Capper
(Related: Duty, Environment, Future)

"We have a moral responsibility to save wild places like the arctic refuge for future generations, and that is why our country has remained committed to its protection for nearly 50 years."
- Lois Capps
(Related: Country, Future, Generations, Protection, Responsibility, Years)

"The truth is the Republican leadership has created a credit card Congress that is recklessly selling out the future of America, our children and our grandchildren, and President Bush is the most fiscally irresponsible President in the history of America."
- Dennis Cardoza
(Related: History, Leadership, Truth, Selling, America, Children, Congress, Credit, Future, President, Republican)

"The future is as bright as the promises of God."
- William Carey
(Related: God, Future, Promises)

"There's no present. There's only the immediate future and the recent past."
- George Carlin
(Related: Future, Past, Present)

"The cost of adding a feature isn't just the time it takes to code it. The cost also includes the addition of an obstacle to future expansion. The trick is to pick the features that don't fight each other."
- John Carmack
(Related: Time, Fight, Future)

"Do your duty and a little more and the future will take care of itself."
- Andrew Carnegie
(Related: Care, Duty, Future, Will)

"It's been a difficult thing because some great opportunities have come and I've just been holding my breath and praying... I'm basically gambling hoping something will come along this season and if not, I don't know what the future holds."
- Charisma Carpenter
(Related: Future, Gambling, Will)

"Thirteen thousand dollars a year is not enough to raise a family. That's not enough to pay your bills and save for their future. That's barely enough to provide for even the most basic needs."
- Thomas Carper
(Related: Family, Future, Needs)

"To pin your hopes upon the future is to consign those hopes to a hypothesis, which is to say, a nothingness. Here and now is what we must contend with."
- Angela Carter
(Related: Future, Nothingness, Now)

"Republicans are men of narrow vision, who are afraid of the future."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: Men, Vision, Future, Republicans)

"Live life to the fullest, for the future is scarce."
- Nick Carter
(Related: Life, Future)

"Faith may be encouraged by what has happened in the past, or what is thought to have happened in the past, but the only proof of it is in the future."
- Sydney Carter
(Related: Faith, Thought, Future, May, Past, Proof)

"For my future I have no concern, and as a true philosopher, I never would have any, for I know not what it may be: as a Christian, on the other hand, faith must believe without discussion, and the stronger it is, the more it keeps silent."
- Giacomo Casanova
(Related: Faith, Christian, Concern, Future, May)

"Why do people so love to wander? I think the civilized parts of the World will suffice for me in the future."
- Mary Cassatt
(Related: Love, People, Future, Will, World)

"And the university's reputation will only continue to grow as stories like Elaine's are spread. Delaware State University's motto 'a past to honor, a future to insure,' couldn't be any more fitting for this transitional period you are going through."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Future, Honor, Past, Reputation, State, University, Will)

"Ensuring a bright future for all our children is the responsibility of the community, the schools, families and like it or not- politicians as well."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Children, Community, Future, Politicians, Responsibility, Schools)

"A revolution is a struggle to the death between the future and the past."
- Fidel Castro
(Related: Death, Future, Revolution, Past, Struggle)

"To the wrongs that need resistance, To the right that needs assistance, To the future in the distance, Give yourselves."
- Carrie Chapman Catt
(Related: Future, Needs, Right, Wrongs)

"The power of noble deeds is to be preserved and passed on to the future."
- Joshua Chamberlain
(Related: Power, Deeds, Future)

"We know not of the future and cannot plan for it much."
- Joshua Chamberlain
(Related: Future)

"We would fight not for the political future of a distant city, rather for principles whose destruction would ruin the possibility of peace and security for the peoples of the earth."
- Neville Chamberlain
(Related: Peace, Possibility, Destruction, Earth, Fight, Future, Principles, Ruin, Security)

"They might in the future more than ever before engage in hunting beavers."
- Samuel de Champlain
(Related: Future, Hunting)

"We should not fret for what is past, nor should we be anxious about the future; men of discernment deal only with the present moment."
- Chanakya
(Related: Men, Future, Past, Present)

"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
(Related: Adolescence, Elegance, Future, Possession)

"A women who doesn't wear perfume has no future."
- Coco Chanel
(Related: Women, Future)

"For some reason, I seem to be bothered whenever I see acts of injustice and assaults on people's civil liberties. I imagine what I write in the future will follow in that vein. Whether it's fiction or non-fiction."
- Iris Chang
(Related: People, Civil liberties, Fiction, Future, Injustice, Reason, Will)

"Our real interest starts with our neighbors... the future is about regional economies."
- Jean Charest
(Related: Future, Interest, Neighbors)

"Eighty percent of what everyone's talking about never happens. I don't mean in terms of product development that's happening right now, I'm talking about the far-flung visions of the future."
- Jay Chiat
(Related: Development, Future, Now, Right, Talking, Visions)

"I feel like I have at least begun to make a contribution, but my most significant concern has to do with whether my actual art will be preserved for future generations or be erased."
- Judy Chicago
(Related: Art, Concern, Future, Generations, Will)

"I have been blessed to see visions of eternity; and events in my future that have been important for me to foresee, have been revealed to me."
- Clayton Christensen
(Related: Eternity, Events, Future, Visions)

"He has a future and I have a past, so we should be all right."
- Jennie Jerome Churchill
(Related: Future, Past, Right)

"If we open a quarrel between past and present, we shall find that we have lost the future."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Future, Open, Past, Present, Quarrel)

"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Future, Mind)

"To act is to anchor in the imminent future."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Act, Future)

"What does the future, that half of time, matter to the man who is infatuated with eternity?"
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Time, Eternity, Future, Man)

"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
(Related: Age, Attention, First, Future, May)

"Send me one hundred francs on our future deals, otherwise I will disappear in a cataclysm."
- Camille Claudel
(Related: Deals, Future, Will)

"The tradition you have at the University of Texas is like no other. It helped me in the future where I got to play in 2 cities that were rich in tradition."
- Roger Clemens
(Related: Cities, Future, Play, Tradition, University)

"If a belief is not realized immediately in open deeds, it is stored up for the guidance of the future."
- William Kingdon Clifford
(Related: Belief, Deeds, Future, Guidance, Open)

"The challenges of change are always hard. It is important that we begin to unpack those challenges that confront this nation and realize that we each have a role that requires us to change and become more responsible for shaping our own future."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: Change, Future, Nation)

"We have a close, unshakable bond between the United States and Israel, and between the American and Israeli people. We share common values and a commitment to a democratic future for the world, and we are both committed to a two-state solution. But that doesn't mean that we're going to agree."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: People, Values, American, Commitment, Future, Israel, Solution, states, United, World)

"In my opinion, the president is right to address future funding, even though Social Security will show a surplus through 2018 and will not run out of funds until 2042."
- Nick Clooney
(Related: Future, Opinion, President, Right, Security, Will)

"Democrats are committed to mapping a new direction in Iraq, and we will work with the President and the new Defense Secretary to ensure that the will of the American people guides our future actions."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Work, People, Actions, American, Defense, Democrats, Direction, Future, Iraq, President, Will)

"I imagine a future aircraft, which will take off vertically, fly as usual, and land vertically. This flying machine should have no moving parts. This idea came from the huge power of cyclones."
- Henri Coanda
(Related: Power, Idea, Flying, Future, Land, Machine, Will)

"Tonight, I concurred with President Bush when he stated that the decisions on future involvement of U.S. troops in Iraq should be left to the Pentagon and not politicians in Washington."
- Howard Coble
(Related: Decisions, Future, Iraq, Politicians, President, Troops, Washington)

"The problem that faces our country today, the last 30 years we have lived off the future, and the bill is coming due. So there cannot be anything that is not put on the table. There will not be one American that will not be called to sacrifice. Those that are more well-to-do will be called to sacrifice to a greater extent."
- Tom Coburn
(Related: Sacrifice, American, Country, Faces, Future, Today, Will, Years)

"Scientific research and other studies have demonstrated that arts education can enhance American students' math and language skills and improve test scores which in turn increase chances of higher education and good jobs in the future."
- Thad Cochran
(Related: Education, American, Future, Jobs, Language, Research, Students)

"Loyalty to the family must be merged into loyalty to the community, loyalty to the community into loyalty to the nation, and loyalty to the nation into loyalty to mankind. The citizen of the future must be a citizen of the world."
- Thomas Cochrane
(Related: Family, Community, Future, Loyalty, Mankind, Nation, World)

"I decided that the only way there would be a future was to start to cut back."
- Benjamin Cohen
(Related: Future)

"Thus, only in a hopeful and confident temper, in a proud and constructive spirit, will we rescue the present and safeguard the future of our beloved country."
- Bainbridge Colby
(Related: Country, Future, Present, Spirit, Temper, Will)

"My main expertise is in the past, but if I have to extrapolate into the future, I would say: no good news any time soon and an obvious exit strategy is not apparent to me."
- Juan Cole
(Related: Time, Strategy, Expertise, Future, News, Obvious, Past)

"I hope and believe we are paving a better future for female artists to come."
- Paula Cole
(Related: Hope, Artists, Future)

"Language is the armory of the human mind, and at once contains the trophies of its past and the weapons of its future conquests."
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
(Related: Future, Language, Mind, Past, Weapons)

"These are challenging times at home and around the world. We will have to work together in a bipartisan spirit and with our international partners if we are going to achieve progress and peace now and for future generations."
- Susan Collins
(Related: Home, Peace, Work, Progress, Future, Generations, Now, Spirit, Will, World)

"Of present fame think little, and of future less; the praises that we receive after we are buried, like the flowers that are strewed over our grave, may be gratifying to the living, but they are nothing to the dead."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Fame, Flowers, Future, Grave, Living, May, Nothing, Present)

"I've got two young kids. I don't know what the future holds."
- Robbie Coltrane
(Related: Future, Kids)

"In simple terms, we are aligning our business today with the way we believe future systems are going to be designed, acquired and maintained."
- Phil Condit
(Related: Business, Future, Today)

"Study the past, if you would divine the future."
- Confucius
(Related: Future, Past, Study)

"Dreams get you into the future and add excitement to the present."
- Robert Conklin
(Related: Dreams, Excitement, Future, Present)

"It is vital that we provide North Dakota's children with nutritionally sound diets. That means ensuring that they are getting plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, and are developing good eating habits for their future."
- Kent Conrad
(Related: Children, Eating, Future, Habits, Sound)

"It's like real life: We don't get a preview of what's coming up, thank God, and we don't build our own character from what we're going to be informed with in the future."
- Frances Conroy
(Related: God, Character, Future)

"At first I wanted to be a jockey. I rode horses in Cleveland but I kept falling off and I was afraid of horses. So there wasn't much of a future in it."
- Tim Conway
(Related: First, Future, Horses)

"School is practice for the future, and practice makes perfect and nobody's perfect so why bother."
- Tre Cool
(Related: Future, Practice, School)

"Taste refers to the past, imagination to the future."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Imagination, Future, Past, Taste)

"This is a simple change that will provide a huge financial boost for many Americans, particularly low- to moderate-income families. It is an important step in making sure we do everything we can to encourage all Americans to save and plan for the future."
- Jim Cooper
(Related: Change, Financial, Americans, Future, Will)

"It was there I met my future wife, Celeste Landry, although our lives took us separate ways for many years and we were not to marry until more than ten years later."
- Eric Allin Cornell
(Related: Wife, Future, Years)

"Why have we had to invent Eden, to live submerged in the nostalgia of a lost paradise, to make up utopias, propose a future for ourselves?"
- Julio Cortazar
(Related: Future, Paradise, Nostalgia)

"War is the cemetery of futures promised."
- John Cory
(Related: War)

"The main goal of the future is to stop violence. The world is addicted to it."
- Bill Cosby
(Related: Goal, Future, Violence, World)

"The past is a ghost, the future a dream, and all we ever have is now."
- Bill Cosby
(Related: Dream, Future, Now, Past)

"There is hope for the future because God has a sense of humor and we are funny to God."
- Bill Cosby
(Related: Funny, Humor, God, Hope, Future, Sense)

"As Members of Congress and people of conscience, we must work to overcome the indifference and distortions of history, and ensure that future generations know what happened."
- Jerry Costello
(Related: Work, History, People, Congress, Conscience, Future, Generations, Indifference)

"In the future, torture will once again become the recreational sport of the rich."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Future, Will)

"I think that in the future, clocks won't say three o'clock anymore. They'll just get right to the point and rename three o'clock 'Pepsi.'"
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Clocks, Future, Right)

"It also allows you to look as though you're not particularly from the present, future or past, either."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Future, Past, Present)

"The future and eternity are two entirely different things."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Eternity, Future)

"When future archaeologists dig up the remains of California, they're going to find all of those gyms their scary-looking gym equipment, and they're going to assume that we were a culture obsessed with torture."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Culture, Future)

"The road to the future leads us smack into the wall. We simply ricochet off the alternatives that destiny offers. Our survival is no more than a question of 25, 50 or perhaps 100 years."
- Jacques Yves Cousteau
(Related: Survival, Destiny, Future, Question, Road, Years)

"If we were logical, the future would be bleak, indeed. But we are more than logical. We are human beings, and we have faith, and we have hope, and we can work."
- Jacques Yves Cousteau
(Related: Work, Faith, Hope, Future)

"Whether they run a record company or a grocery store, every boss will tell you you're in big trouble if you're borrowing more than you can ever afford to pay back. Delaying the pain for future generations is suicidal. We've got to start getting the deficit down right now, not next year."
- Simon Cowell
(Related: Boss, Borrowing, Company, Future, Generations, Now, Pain, Right, Trouble, Will)

"The future is always a dystopia in movies."
- Alex Cox
(Related: Movies, Future)

"The form of my poem rises out of a past that so overwhelms the present with its worth and vision that I'm at a loss to explain my delusion that there exist any real links between that past and a future worthy of it."
- Hart Crane
(Related: Vision, Delusion, Future, Loss, Past, Present, Worth)

"In the future as in the past, both Clausewitz and Sun Tzu will undoubtedly have a lot to offer."
- Martin van Creveld
(Related: Future, Past, Sun, Will)

"India has indeed a great and free future before her, in which she can make her special contribution to the well-being of mankind. The first and indispensable part of that contribution is to work with the United Nations for the defeat of fascism and of brutal aggression."
- Stafford Cripps
(Related: Work, Aggression, Defeat, Fascism, First, Future, Mankind, Nations, United)

"We are having Internet Governance discussions and meetings and a very large number of people are discussing the future of the Internet who have no clue as to what the Internet is except that it is important and that they have to be involved."
- Steve Crocker
(Related: People, Future, Internet, Meetings)

"Unless the great majority of Americans not only have, but believe they have, a fair chance, the better American future will be dangerously compromised."
- Herbert Croly
(Related: American, Americans, Chance, Future, Majority, Will)

"In the future, everybody is going to be a director. Somebody's got to live a real life so we have something to make a movie about."
- Cameron Crowe
(Related: Life, Future)

"Nonetheless, I sense that it will be the task of the future to somehow synthesize the sheer diversity of our present resources into a more organic and well-ordered procedure."
- George Crumb
(Related: Diversity, Future, Present, Sense, Will)

"The future will be the child of the past and the present, even if a rebellious child."
- George Crumb
(Related: Future, Past, Present, Will)

"I am optimistic about the future of music."
- George Crumb
(Related: Music, Future)

"We're thrilled to expand our relationship, knowing that with the great team at the Music Group, Word, and Warner Bros., and with their proven record of excellence, we're looking ahead to an even brighter future for Curb."
- Mike Curb
(Related: Music, Excellence, Future, Word)

"The future of that ancient chamber remains in considerable doubt."
- Robert A. Dahl
(Related: Doubt, Future)

"You go out there and ask them what their future is today. If we don't build that today, there's nothing."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: Future, Nothing, Today)

"Run to meet the future or it's going to run you down."
- Anthony J. D'Angelo
(Related: Future)

"The failure of national economic policy is costing us more than jobs; it has begun to weaken that uniquely American spirit of risk-taking, large ambition, and optimism about the future. We must rally them now to bold departures that rebuild our national morale as well as our material prosperity."
- Mitch Daniels
(Related: Policy, Failure, Optimism, Ambition, American, Future, Jobs, Now, Prosperity, Risk, Risk-taking, Spirit)

"By doing something positive in this world, you're helping people and the future. We're all trying to help the world... make it a better place to live. We're actually still changing the world, aren't we?"
- Rick Danko
(Related: People, Positive, Future, Help, Trying, World)

"I think daily that the country's future is being thrown to the wind."
- Edwidge Danticat
(Related: Being, Country, Future, Wind)

"I'm just saying that at least for the foreseeable future there won't be any more touring."
- Glenn Danzig
(Related: Future, Saying)

"My philosophy is to take one day at a time. I don't worry about the future. Tomorrow is even out of sight for me."
- Bobby Darin
(Related: Time, Day, Future, Philosophy, Sight, Tomorrow, Worry)

"At some future period, not very distant as measured by centuries, the civilized races of man will almost certainly exterminate, and replace the savage races throughout the world."
- Charles Darwin
(Related: Future, Man, Will, World)

"How paramount the future is to the present when one is surrounded by children."
- Charles Darwin
(Related: Children, Future, Present)

"I was planning on my future as a homeless person. I had a really good spot picked out."
- Larry David
(Related: Future, Planning)

"What I believe in touches many aspects of religious and spiritual thought. Mainly I'm influenced and inspired by the eastern yogi's aspect of mysticism, Which is, I think, the future."
- Dave Davies
(Related: Thought, Future, Religious, Spiritual)

"It was an interesting question as to whether the BBC had a future in the digital world, and what form of market failure could justify the licence fee system."
- Gavyn Davies
(Related: Failure, Future, Question, World)

"The world is full of people whose notion of a satisfactory future is, in fact, a return to the idealised past."
- Robertson Davies
(Related: People, Fact, Future, Past, World)

"I'm always thinking about creating. My future starts when I wake up every morning... Every day I find something creative to do with my life."
- Miles Davis
(Related: Life, Day, Future, Thinking)

"I think and hope there are far more people aware of the need to look after our future."
- Robin Day
(Related: People, Hope, Future)

"The fine print in the President's Social Security proposal is that all present and future workers under age 55 will have their promised retirement benefits cut."
- Mark Dayton
(Related: Age, Benefits, Future, Present, President, Retirement, Security, Will, Workers)

"The future belongs to crowds."
- Don DeLillo
(Related: Crowds, Future)

"The problem with a purely collective system is not only that it requires economic growth, and the right sort of demographic trends, but that it prevents people thinking about their futures in a responsible way."
- Jacques Delors
(Related: People, Growth, Right, Thinking)

"If we want to secure the best jobs in the future, we must make America the best place in the world to do business."
- Jim DeMint
(Related: Business, America, Future, Jobs, Want, World)

"Today is a celebration of hope for the Iraqi people. The Iraqi people can now take control of their government and their future by creating a society that protects the rights endowed to us by our creator - life, liberty and freedom."
- Jim DeMint
(Related: Government, Society, Life, People, Control, Hope, Freedom, Future, Rights, Liberty, Now, Today)

"Remembering that man is indeed the microcosm, the universe in miniature, the Divine Dance of the future should be able to convey with its slightest gestures some significance of the universe."
- Ruth St. Denis
(Related: Dance, Future, Man, Universe)

"We in the United States should be all the more thankful for the freedom and religious tolerance we enjoy. And we should always remember the lessons learned from the Holocaust, in hopes we stay vigilant against such inhumanity now and in the future."
- Charlie Dent
(Related: Freedom, Future, Now, Religious, states, Tolerance, United)

"There are necessary evils. Money is an important thing in terms of representing freedom in our world. And now I have a daughter to think about. It's really the first time I've thought about the future and what it could be."
- Johnny Depp
(Related: Money, Time, Daughter, Thought, First, Freedom, Future, Now, World)

"Education, therefore, is a process of living and not a preparation for future living."
- John Dewey
(Related: Education, Future, Living, Preparation)

"We need not be afraid of the future, for the future will be in our own hands."
- Thomas Dewey
(Related: Future, Will)

"The future? Like unwritten books and unborn children, you don't talk about it."
- Dietrich Fischer Dieskau
(Related: Books, Children, Future, Talk)

"APL is a mistake, carried through to perfection. It is the language of the future for the programming techniques of the past: it creates a new generation of coding bums."
- Edsger Dijkstra
(Related: Mistake, Future, Language, Perfection, Programming)

"We live in an age when to be young and to be indifferent can be no longer synonymous. We must prepare for the coming hour. The claims of the Future are represented by suffering millions; and the Youth of a Nation are the trustees of Posterity."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Age, Future, Nation, Posterity, Suffering, Youth)

"Conservatism discards Prescription, shrinks from Principle, disavows Progress; having rejected all respect for antiquity, it offers no redress for the present, and makes no preparation for the future."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Progress, Conservatism, Future, Preparation, Present, Respect)

"I have learned to live each day as it comes, and not to borrow trouble by dreading tomorrow. It is the dark menace of the future that makes cowards of us."
- Dorothy Dix
(Related: Cowards, Day, Future, Tomorrow, Trouble)

"Children are not casual guests in our home. They have been loaned to us temporarily for the purpose of loving them and instilling a foundation of values on which their future lives will be built."
- James Dobson
(Related: Home, Purpose, Values, Children, Future, Guests, Will)

"Kids are our future, and we hope baseball has given them some idea of what it is to live together and how we can get along, whether you be black or white."
- Larry Doby
(Related: Idea, Hope, Baseball, Future, Kids)

"Put simply, I want to treat my readers as partners and not crooks. There is no future in calling your most active promoters crooks."
- Cory Doctorow
(Related: Future, Want)

"The public made me and then encouraged me for many years, and my future even now depends upon it."
- Placido Domingo
(Related: Future, Now, Public, Years)

"In light of these facts Republicans have put forth a variety of proposals to make Social Security remain solvent for future generations. But up to this point, Democrats have chosen to oppose our good faith efforts and insist that indeed there is no problem."
- John Doolittle
(Related: Faith, Democrats, Facts, Future, Generations, Light, Republicans, Security, Variety)

"This war is being played in the realm of public opinion and has dire consequences for our soldiers in Iraq, the future of our country, and freedom around the world."
- John Doolittle
(Related: War, Being, Consequences, Country, Freedom, Future, Iraq, Opinion, Public, Public opinion, Soldiers, World)

"America is false to the past, false to the present, and solemnly binds herself to be false to the future."
- Frederick Douglass
(Related: America, Future, Past, Present)

"We have to do with the past only as we can make it useful to the present and the future."
- Frederick Douglass
(Related: Future, Past, Present)

"The single most important thing we can do today to ensure a strong, successful future for Wisconsin is invest in our kids early - because what we do now will determine what kind of state Wisconsin will be 10, 20, even 50 years from now."
- Jim Doyle
(Related: Successful, Future, Kids, Now, State, Today, Will, Years)

"The best way to predict the future is to create it."
- Peter Drucker
(Related: Future)

"The only thing we know about the future is that it will be different."
- Peter Drucker
(Related: Future, Will)

"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
(Related: Country, Future, Night, Road, Trying)

"There won't be editors in the future with the Internet world, with citizen reporting. That doesn't scare me."
- Matt Drudge
(Related: Editors, Future, Internet, World)

"I envision a future where there'll be 300 million reporters, where anyone from anywhere can report for any reason. It's freedom of participation absolutely realized."
- Matt Drudge
(Related: Freedom, Future, Participation, Reason)

"I follow my conscience - and this is upsetting to some people, but I maintain the conscience is going to be the only thing between us and communication in the future."
- Matt Drudge
(Related: People, Communication, Conscience, Future)

"I never think too far into the future. I'm too busy thinking about tomorrow's news."
- Matt Drudge
(Related: Future, News, Thinking, Tomorrow)

"Seek not to know what must not be reveal, for joy only flows where fate is most concealed. A busy person would find their sorrows much more; if future fortunes were known before!"
- John Dryden
(Related: Fate, Future, Joy)

"My entire life has been an attempt to get back to the kind of feelings you have on a field. The sense of brotherhood, the esprit de corps, the focus - there being no past or future, just the ball. As trite as it sounds, I was happiest playing ball."
- David Duchovny
(Related: Life, Feelings, Being, Brotherhood, Focus, Future, Past, Sense)

"I've come to believe that whoever I am didn't start on December 14, 1946, and isn't going to end on whatever that mysterious date is in the future."
- Patty Duke
(Related: December, End, Future)

"In the light of our culture, these are not unreasonable questions and tactics, but if once again, we try to see the lens through which we look, we can see that there is far too great an emphasis placed on the future."
- Alan Dundes
(Related: Culture, Future, Light, Questions)

"I mentioned that one of the tripartite formulas in American worldview involves time: past, present, and future."
- Alan Dundes
(Related: American, Future, Past, Present)

"Americans have a penchant for the future and tend to disregard the past."
- Alan Dundes
(Related: Americans, Future, Past)

"Future orientation is combined with a notion and expectation of progress, and nothing is impossible."
- Alan Dundes
(Related: Progress, Expectation, Future, Nothing)

"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
(Related: Life, Acting, Day, Future, Past)

"Go for it now. The future is promised to no one."
- Wayne Dyer
(Related: Future, Now)

"Well, the future for me is already a thing of the past."
- Bob Dylan
(Related: Future, Past)

"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
(Related: Change, Future, Mind, Past, Thinking)

"It's just really hard to work and get better, building and planning for the future with the new Monte Carlo and keeping the race team intact and keeping them healthy."
- Dale Earnhardt
(Related: Work, Building, Future, Planning, Race)

"It takes a lot of experience of life to see why some relationships last and others do not. But we do not have to wait for a crisis to get an idea of the future of a particular relationship. Our behavior in little every incidents tells us a great deal."
- Eknath Easwaran
(Related: Experience, Life, Idea, Behavior, Crisis, Future, Relationships)

"We need to open up the future. We also need to keep everything valuable from the past."
- John Eaton
(Related: Future, Open, Past)

"We accelerated our capital spending in the fourth quarter, particularly in international and next-generation network deployment, which should not only sustain future revenue growth but also drive significant cost reductions across all communications services."
- Bernard Ebbers
(Related: Growth, Future, Network)

"Through all the relationship stuff I've gone through in the past few years, I know there are fundamental differences in how men and women view sex and how they view their futures."
- Aaron Eckhart
(Related: Men, Women, Sex, Past, Years)

"It is sound judgment to hope that in the not too distant future we shall be competent to understand so simple a thing as a star."
- Arthur Eddington
(Related: Hope, Future, Judgment, Sound)

"The future which we hold in trust for our own children will be shaped by our fairness to other people's children."
- Marian Wright Edelman
(Related: Trust, People, Children, Future, Will)

"I believe that before anybody makes the journey to the other side, we have to know on a soul level that we are leaving, whether it's an accident or illness, and we prepare ourselves to a certain degree that we won't be there in the future."
- John Edward
(Related: Soul, Accident, Future, Illness, Journey)

"I've never been able to predict the future of anything."
- Bob Edwards
(Related: Future)

"Right actions in the future are the best apologies for bad actions in the past."
- Tryon Edwards
(Related: Actions, Apologies, Future, Past, Right)

"I've been doing musical theater since I was a kid. And look for a CD from me in the future. I want to write all the songs!"
- Zac Efron
(Related: Future, Theater, Want)

"My capital budget maintains my commitment to the education of children, health of the Chesapeake Bay, and safety of all Maryland citizens. We will continue to focus on the five pillars of my Administration as we build today and look forward to the projects of the future."
- Robert. L. Ehrlich
(Related: Education, Health, Children, Commitment, Focus, Future, Projects, Safety, Today, Will)

"The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Future, Illusion, Past, Present)

"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Future)

"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
(Related: History, Future, Lies, Man)

"I can't say I can foresee the future and tell the stars, you know. But I do have an understanding for my own reality, just elements and things that I've learned from."
- Jenna Elfman
(Related: Future, Reality, Stars, Understanding)

"I desire no future that will break the ties with the past."
- George Eliot
(Related: Desire, Future, Past, Will)

"I think the future of psychotherapy and psychology is in the school system. We need to teach every child how to rarely seriously disturb himself or herself and how to overcome disturbance when it occurs."
- Albert Ellis
(Related: Future, Psychology, School)

"The hardships that I encountered in the past will help me succeed in the future."
- Philip Emeagwali
(Related: Future, Help, Past, Succeed, Will)

"With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Future, Nothing, Now, Past)

"It is my hope that as we commemorate Black History Month in the future, we will continue to celebrate the many achievements and rich culture of African-Americans."
- Eliot Engel
(Related: History, Hope, African, Culture, Future, Will)

"We all would like to see a brighter future for Haiti, and I hope this conference will serve to explore many views. Respect for human rights, freedom, and the rule of law must be established in the poorest nation in our hemisphere."
- Eliot Engel
(Related: Hope, Freedom, Future, Rights, Human rights, Law, Nation, Respect, Will)

"The election in Iraq clearly demonstrates that Iraqi people are like people everywhere. They desire to create a future in an environment that is safe and allows them to reach their full potential as human beings, whatever that potential may be."
- John Ensign
(Related: People, Desire, Environment, Future, Iraq, May, Potential)

"For America's economic future to remain prosperous, we must encourage pro-growth policies so that we continue to be the leader in innovation and entrepreneurship."
- John Ensign
(Related: Leader, America, Future, Innovation)

"Create your future from your future not your past."
- Werner Erhard
(Related: Future, Past)

"The girl with a future avoids a man with a past."
- Evan Esar
(Related: Future, Man, Past)

"Our purpose in this project is to begin to turn that fear of cancer, actually America's greatest fear, into a future, not only free of fear, but full of hope."
- Andrew von Eschenbach
(Related: Fear, Hope, Purpose, America, Cancer, Future, Project)

"Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future."
- Euripides
(Related: Future, Learning, Past, Youth)

"I am going to be announcing today that we will have a business delegation come to this country sometime in the future where we will bring businesses from America to Morocco to show them the vast business opportunities here."
- Donald Evans
(Related: Business, America, Country, Future, Today, Will)

"I think America has a brilliant future."
- Harold Evans
(Related: America, Future)

"My dreams for the future are simple: work, a happy, healthy family, a lovely long motorcycle ride, and continuing the struggle to awaken people to the need for serious human rights reform."
- Mike Farrell
(Related: Dreams, Family, Work, People, Future, Rights, Human rights, Reform, Struggle)

"The President's proposed privatization plan would jeopardize that security by cutting guaranteed benefits for future retirees and endangering the benefits of current retirees, people with disabilities, and children who have lost a parent."
- Chaka Fattah
(Related: People, Benefits, Children, Future, President, Security)

"But if they want to really think about the fiscal future of this country, then think about how we have moved from hundreds of billions of surpluses to hundreds of billions of deficits."
- Chaka Fattah
(Related: Country, Future, Want)

"Just, you never know what the next day is going to bring. That goes for football, goes for off the field, and I gave up a long time ago trying to predict the future and trying to deal with things I couldn't deal with."
- Brett Favre
(Related: Time, Day, Football, Future, Trying)

"But the primary reason for wanting the dollar to become more competitive in the near future is that we may need an increase in exports this year and in 2007 to sustain the economy's current pace of expansion."
- Martin Feldstein
(Related: Economy, Future, May, Reason)

"I want a new contract. I'm happy at United and I see my future here."
- Rio Ferdinand
(Related: Future, United, Want)

"Every step and every movement of the multitude, even in what are termed enlightened ages, are made with equal blindness to the future; and nations stumble upon establishments, which are indeed the result of human action, but not the execution of any human design."
- Adam Ferguson
(Related: Design, Action, Blindness, Execution, Future, Nations, Result)

"Your past is not your potential. In any hour you can choose to liberate the future."
- Marilyn Ferguson
(Related: Future, Past, Potential)

"The future of publishing lies with the small and medium-sized presses, because the big publishers in New York are all part of huge conglomerates."
- Lawrence Ferlinghetti
(Related: Future, Lies, Publishing)

"For one thing, one of the wonderful things that we now have is instead of the huge budget surpluses that President Clinton left us with, we now have these huge deficits that we're going to be facing into the future."
- Geraldine Ferraro
(Related: Future, Now, President)

"Like the philosopher, the author views his task as one of establishing a clear connection between life and history, and of making the past bear fruit for the present and future."
- Lion Feuchtwanger
(Related: Life, History, Connection, Future, Past, Present)

"We are at the very beginning of time for the human race. It is not unreasonable that we grapple with problems. But there are tens of thousands of years in the future. Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on."
- Richard P. Feynman
(Related: Time, Beginning, Future, Problems, Race, Responsibility, Years)

"By mere burial man arrives not at bliss; and in the future life, throughout its whole infinite range, they will seek for happiness as vainly as they sought it here, who seek it in aught else than that which so closely surrounds them here - the Infinite."
- Johann Gottlieb Fichte
(Related: Happiness, Life, Future, Infinite, Man, Will)

"It therefore become essential for the future of Judaism itself that its advancement should be correlated with a similar effort to advance the cause of religion generally."
- Louis Finkelstein
(Related: Religion, Cause, Effort, Future, Judaism)

"Most of the media... is positioning the merger with Compaq and the recent actions by Walter Hewlett and David Packard as a fight between the past and the future."
- Carly Fiorina
(Related: Actions, Fight, Future, Media, Past)

"By the time a person has achieved years adequate for choosing a direction, the die is cast and the moment has long since passed which determined the future."
- Zelda Fitzgerald
(Related: Time, Direction, Future, Years)

"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
(Related: Life, Success, Accomplishments, Challenge, Despair, Future, Moments, Promise)

"The future is the worst thing about the present."
- Gustave Flaubert
(Related: Future, Present)

"But every company of the future is going to be in the business of exquisite care - which means quick turnaround time and convenience. To deliver exquisite care, you need an organization that coordinates well and listens well."
- Fernando Flores
(Related: Business, Time, Care, Company, Future, Quick)

"You have to be able to risk your identity for a bigger future than the present you are living."
- Fernando Flores
(Related: Future, Identity, Living, Present, Risk)

"Social Security is one of the greatest achievements of the American government, protecting our elderly against poverty and assuring young people of a more secure future."
- Mark Foley
(Related: Government, People, American, Elderly, Future, Poverty, Security)

"If Turkey is prepared to acknowledge the Armenian Genocide, then its leaders can proceed immediately to direct dialogue with its counterparts in Armenia to define a common vision for the future."
- Mark Foley
(Related: Vision, Future, Genocide, Leaders, Turkey)

"It states, History should be regarded as a means for understanding the past and solving the challenges of the future. It also suggests that this celebration of the end of slavery is an important and enriching part of the history and heritage of the United States."
- Mark Foley
(Related: History, End, Future, Past, Slavery, states, Understanding, United)

"My theory is, if you can do comedy and you can be in a scene with someone like Brad Garrett and hold your own, you've really got a future in this business."
- Faith Ford
(Related: Business, Comedy, Future, Theory)

"My commitment to the security and future of Israel is based upon basic morality as well as enlightened self-interest. Our role in supporting Israel honors our own heritage."
- Gerald R. Ford
(Related: Morality, Commitment, Future, Israel, Security, Self)

"All my children have spoken for themselves since they first learned to speak, and not always with my advance approval, and I expect that to continue in the future."
- Gerald R. Ford
(Related: Approval, Children, First, Future)

"The cynical part of the answer is that I expect to see a good deal more space opera, set far enough in the future as to be disconnected from contemporary issues."
- John M. Ford
(Related: Future, Opera, Space)

"Young people can get very discouraged and get hooked on drugs or on alcohol because of problems they perceive as insurmountable. It is important that they realize a mistake need not ruin their future, but they must also know that not everything in life is a bed of roses."
- Maureen Forrester
(Related: Life, Mistake, People, Alcohol, Bed, Drugs, Future, Problems, Roses, Ruin)

"I have long considered it one of God's greatest mercies that the future is hidden from us. If it were not, life would surely be unbearable."
- Eugene Forsey
(Related: Life, God, Future)

"Men may be spoiled by education, even as they are spoiled by illiteracy. Education is the preparation of the mind for future work, hence men should be educated with special reference to the work."
- Timothy Thomas Fortune
(Related: Education, Men, Work, Future, May, Mind, Preparation)

"When you realize the value of all life, you dwell less on what is past and concentrate more on the preservation of the future."
- Dian Fossey
(Related: Life, Future, Past, Value)

"There's certainly more new SF available than when I started writing. That means there's also more bad SF available. Whether there is also more good is a matter for future historians of the field."
- Alan Dean Foster
(Related: Future, Historians, Writing)

"For future exploration, when we have the objective of going to the Moon, it is important to have several possibilities to go there, and within this framework of cooperation to have our own access to orbit around the Moon."
- Alain Fournier
(Related: Cooperation, Exploration, Future, Moon, Possibilities)

"Our challenge for the future is that we realize we are very much a part of the earth's ecosystem, and we must learn to respect and live according to the basic biological laws of nature."
- Jim Fowler
(Related: Nature, Challenge, Earth, Future, Laws, Respect)

"Creation is all space, all time - all things past, present, and future."
- Matthew Fox
(Related: Time, Creation, Future, Past, Present, Space)

"If we do not make tough decisions now, future Americans will have to make even tougher ones."
- Virginia Foxx
(Related: Americans, Decisions, Future, Now, Will)

"That man is prudent who neither hopes nor fears anything from the uncertain events of the future."
- Anatole France
(Related: Events, Future, Man)

"I have no plans for a future Jemima Shore mystery, but would write one tomorrow if a good idea came to me."
- Antonia Fraser
(Related: Idea, Future, Mystery, Tomorrow)

"American future lies in the East. The great free markets of the Pacific Rim are the American destiny."
- Donald Freed
(Related: American, Destiny, Future, Lies)

"We live trapped, between the churned-up and examined past and a future that waits for our work."
- Anna Freud
(Related: Work, Future, Past)

"Our lifestyle, our wildlife, our land and our water remain critical to our definition of Wyoming and to our economic future."
- Dave Freudenthal
(Related: Future, Land, Water, Wildlife)

"We're not going to make Evolution or any of our other products depend on Mono anytime in the near future."
- Nat Friedman
(Related: Evolution, Future)

"Well ironically my last three roles have all been a mother. One was a Canadian film where the baby was taken away because she is a drug addict, in Irish Jam I play a mother to a four year old. I think in the future I'll be able to handle the role with a lot more depth."
- Anna Friel
(Related: Mother, Baby, Film, Future, Irish, Old, Play)

"Voluntary personal savings accounts would enable future retirees to harness the power of the marketplace when saving for their retirements."
- Bill Frist
(Related: Power, Future)

"Just two weeks ago, millions of Iraqis defied the threats of terrorists and went to the polls to determine their own future. I congratulate the Iraqi people for the courage they've shown in making these elections so successful."
- Bill Frist
(Related: People, Successful, Courage, Elections, Future)

"The danger of the past was that men became slaves. The danger of the future is that man may become robots."
- Erich Fromm
(Related: Men, Danger, Future, Man, May, Past)

"Today, it is clear that Internet organizing is vital to our future success."
- Martin Frost
(Related: Success, Future, Internet, Today)

"I go to school the youth to learn the future."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Future, School, Youth)

"When you get just a complete sense of blackness or void ahead of you, that somehow the future looks an impossible place to be, and the direction you are going seems to have no purpose, there is this word despair which is a very awful thing to feel."
- Stephen Fry
(Related: Purpose, Despair, Direction, Future, Sense, Word)

"I think my view is that whenever you project into the future you're never likely to be accurate in the details, or the paraphernalia and style."
- Stephen Fry
(Related: Future, Project, Style)

"In particular, for younger researchers on whom the future of mankind may depend. We believe that they are working with all the scientific wisdom at their disposal for the preservation of the inheritance of the earth and for the lasting survival of mankind."
- Kenichi Fukui
(Related: Wisdom, Survival, Earth, Future, Inheritance, Mankind, May)

"Two persons love in one another the future good which they aid one another to unfold."
- Margaret Fuller
(Related: Love, Future)

"We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims."
- R. Buckminster Fuller
(Related: Future, Victims)

"Many men hoard for the future husbands of their wives."
- Solomon Ibn Gabirol
(Related: Men, Future, Husbands, Wives)

"I'm working on bringing the instant film camera back as part of the future."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Film, Future)

"Same-sex marriage is not the future."
- Maggie Gallagher
(Related: Marriage, Future)

"It is our hope that in future discussions with the Mexican government, you will encourage Mexico to do its part to address illegal immigration rather than encourage their citizens to illegally enter the U.S."
- Elton Gallegly
(Related: Government, Hope, Future, Will)

"Yeah, that's what I'm working for. The couture house of the future."
- John Galliano
(Related: Future)

"If you do not think about your future, you cannot have one."
- John Galsworthy
(Related: Future)

"Religion was nearly dead because there was no longer real belief in future life; but something was struggling to take its place - service - social service - the ants creed, the bees creed."
- John Galsworthy
(Related: Religion, Life, Belief, Ants, Bees, Future, Service)

"I do not want to foresee the future. I am concerned with taking care of the present. God has given me no control over the moment following."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: God, Control, Care, Future, Present, Want)

"And I'm hoping that fair-minded people will stand up and say that what's been done to me is wrong, and that-that people's personal lives have no impact on their ability to be a journalist, you know. Why should my past prevent me from having a future?"
- Jeff Gannon
(Related: People, Ability, Future, Past, Will, Wrong)

"Rodgers and Hammerstein didn't mean anything to me. I just wanted to have a hit, I just wanted to be like those people on the radio. It was all of a case of the present tense with no projecting into the future, particularly."
- Art Garfunkel
(Related: People, Future, Present)

"Through these ongoing activities and possibly in the future, a Canadian will go live and work on the International Space Station and we will continue to make Canadians proud of our achievements in space."
- Marc Garneau
(Related: Work, Future, Space, Will)

"You can be diagnosed and treated early. And there is hope for the future."
- Teri Garr
(Related: Hope, Future)

"Life is an operation which is done in a forward direction. One lives toward the future, because to live consists inexorably in doing, in each individual life making itself."
- Jose Ortega y Gasset
(Related: Life, Direction, Future)

"Life is a series of collisions with the future; it is not the sum of what we have been, but what we yearn to be."
- Jose Ortega y Gasset
(Related: Life, Future)

"The world is likely to view any temporary extension of the income tax cuts for the top two percent as a prelude to a long-term or permanent extension, and that would hurt economic recovery as well by undermining confidence that we're prepared to make a commitment today to bring down our future deficits."
- Timothy Geithner
(Related: Commitment, Confidence, Future, Tax, Hurt, Income, Tax cuts, Today, World)

"How in heaven's name can a nation with a $1 trillion surplus threaten so much scientific research so vital to its future?"
- David R. Gergen
(Related: Future, Heaven, Name, Nation, Research)

"The transfer is a monumental occasion as the Iraqi people take control of their government and their future and forge ahead with creating a society governed by the tenets of life, liberty and freedom."
- Jim Gerlach
(Related: Government, Society, Life, People, Control, Freedom, Future, Liberty)

"I have memories - but only a fool stores his past in the future."
- David Gerrold
(Related: Fool, Future, Memories, Past)

"They see a work ethic in both of us. But, they also see that my husband is more in control of his future, and I am more reliant on other sources for my career."
- Jami Gertz
(Related: Work, HusbControl, Career, Future, Work ethic)

"Even in my darkest times I knew I had a good future ahead of me."
- Balthazar Getty
(Related: Future)

"The man who comes up with a means for doing or producing almost anything better, faster or more economically has his future and his fortune at his fingertips."
- J. Paul Getty
(Related: Fortune, Future, Man)

"You know, we'd just had a birthday, he was... you know, he still had a future out of him, and all I can is he was just one of the most beautiful people in the world... a very gifted man, and it's a loss to the world, not just for us."
- Robin Gibb
(Related: Birthday, People, Future, Loss, Man, World)

"I thank God tonight for freedom - those who bought and paid for it with their lives in the past - those who will protect it in the present and defend it in the future."
- Jim Gibbons
(Related: God, Freedom, Future, Past, Present, Will)

"I don't have to write about the future. For most people, the present is enough like the future to be pretty scary."
- William Gibson
(Related: People, Future, Present, Pretty)

"The future has already arrived. It's just not evenly distributed yet."
- William Gibson
(Related: Future)

"The future is here. It's just not widely distributed yet."
- William Gibson
(Related: Future)

"Some people would say my paintings show a future world and maybe they do, but I paint from reality. I put several things and ideas together, and perhaps, when I have finished, it could show the future."
- H. R. Giger
(Related: People, Ideas, Future, Reality, World)

"The ability to think straight, some knowledge of the past, some vision of the future, some skill to do useful service, some urge to fit that service into the well-being of the community - these are the most vital things education must try to produce."
- Virginia Gildersleeve
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Vision, Ability, Community, Future, Past, Service, Skill)

"We have the fact we sell out every week to 67,500 and hopefully 75,000 in the future. We have a lot of assets."
- David Gill
(Related: Fact, Future)

"Americans in all places and levels of government have begun to consider the areas where we need to prepare ourselves from future threats, including the latest weapon: bio-terror."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: Government, Americans, Future)

"My theme is going to be: Together we can win the future. The right policies lead to the right results. And I'm going to argue that President Obama will lose the future because the wrong policies lead to the wrong results."
- Newt Gingrich
(Related: Future, President, Results, Right, Will, Wrong)

"We're at the crossroads. Down one road is a European centralized bureaucratic socialist welfare system in which politicians and bureaucrats define the future. Down the other road is a proud, solid, reaffirmation of American exceptionalism."
- Newt Gingrich
(Related: American, Future, Politicians, Road, Welfare)

"Dissents speak to a future age."
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg
(Related: Age, Future)

"In choosing Governor Sarah Palin as his running mate, John McCain has chosen for the future."
- Rudy Giuliani
(Related: Future, Running)

"To design the future effectively, you must first let go of your past."
- Charles J. Givens
(Related: Design, First, Future, Past)

"You cannot fight against the future. Time is on our side."
- William E. Gladstone
(Related: Time, Fight, Future)

"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. Glasgow
(Related: Future, Past, Present)

"The trouble with the future is that is usually arrives before we're ready for it."
- Arnold H. Glasgow
(Related: Future, Trouble)

"My thoughts will be taken up with the future or the past, with what is to come or what has been. Of the present there is necessarily no image."
- William Godwin
(Related: Thoughts, Future, Past, Present, Will)

"Education is dangerous - every educated person is a future enemy."
- Hermann Goering
(Related: Education, Enemy, Future)

"I'm praying that was my one little dip in the cancer pool. I hope never to have to revisit that, but I learned a lot, I'm cancer free with a bright and hopeful future."
- Julie Gold
(Related: Hope, Cancer, Future)

"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
(Related: Anticipation, Calamity, Future, Lies, Past, Present, Regret)

"Since fame is an illusion and death is in our future all we have is the next moment before we are swallowed into oblivion."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Death, Fame, Future, Illusion)

"Social Security's future has gotten worse, and each year we delay reform adds to the cost we are pushing off onto our children."
- John Goodman
(Related: Children, Delay, Future, Reform, Security)

"Darlin... be-bop is the music of the future."
- Dexter Gordon
(Related: Music, Future)

"As I have said for many years throughout this land, we're borrowing money from China to buy oil from the Persian Gulf to burn it in ways that destroy the future of human civilization. Every bit of that has to change."
- Al Gore
(Related: Change, Money, Civilization, Borrowing, Future, Land, Oil, Years)

"I have made good judgments in the past. I have made good judgments in the future."
- Al Gore
(Related: Future, Past)

"Only mothers can think of the future - because they give birth to it in their children."
- Maxim Gorky
(Related: Children, Future, Mothers)

"The more we shelter children from every disappointment, the more devastating future disappointments will be."
- Fred G. Gosman
(Related: Children, Disappointment, Disappointments, Future, Will)

"It would be great to take one city street and turn it into a pedestrian corridor and see what kind of effect it has on the businesses in that area - It's the future I think."
- Stone Gossard
(Related: Effect, Future)

"The USA have recently done well in the Olympics and the Youth World Cup. So I think there will be some good young players available in the future, and not too expensive which is important to the club."
- Richard Gough
(Related: Future, Will, World, Youth)

"Their future is ahead of them."
- Curt Gowdy
(Related: Future)

"God is more interested in your future and your relationships than you are."
- Billy Graham
(Related: God, Future, Relationships)

"With terrorist groups like al Qaeda, you can't learn what you want to learn about their capabilities and their future plans by taking a picture of it, and they've learned not to use the telephone."
- Bob Graham
(Related: Future, Want)

"The future is finally something that we can now put into focus."
- Lou Gramm
(Related: Focus, Future, Now)

"With Michigan's economic future on the line, we can't afford to have our 500 local school districts marching in different directions. Instead, we need a high standards, mandatory curriculum to get all our students on the road to higher education and a good paying job."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Education, Curriculum, Future, Job, Road, School, Students)

"With respect to the environment in our state and our state's future - in addition to water which is very important here - I think it is crucial for him to make a sincere commitment to energy efficiency, fuel efficiency, by helping us to produce those cars of the future."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Commitment, Efficiency, Energy, Environment, Future, Respect, State, Water)

"Well, clearly, for me in the immediate future, it is grappling, like so many other governors are grappling, with the economic woes of these states. We were all hoping to see some federal relief."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Future, states)

"The civil unrest of recent days must come to an end, and the healing process must begin for the future of the community. We will provide assistance both in ending the violence and enabling the healing process in Benton Harbor."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Community, End, Ending, Future, Healing, Violence, Will)

"That's one of the most exciting things about Michigan's future. We need to, we must capitalize on our alternative-energy vehicles that we can produce right here."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Future, Right)

"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
(Related: Life, Anticipation, Clarity, Future)

"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
(Related: Civilization, Progress, Bible, Future, Influence)

"We already have the statistics for the future: the growth percentages of pollution, overpopulation, desertification. The future is already in place."
- Gunther Grass
(Related: Growth, Future, Pollution, Statistics)

"There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in."
- Graham Greene
(Related: Childhood, Future)

"We must work to help all families and all communities realize their dream of a better future."
- Christine Gregoire
(Related: Work, Dream, Future, Help)

"It is up to us to live up to the legacy that was left for us, and to leave a legacy that is worthy of our children and of future generations."
- Christine Gregoire
(Related: Children, Future, Generations)

"It is time for us to turn a corner and come together, put our differences behind us and focus on the future."
- Christine Gregoire
(Related: Time, Focus, Future)

"Education is the foundation upon which we build our future."
- Christine Gregoire
(Related: Education, Future)

"If the union between England and America is a powerful factor in the cause of peace, a new Triple Alliance between the Teutonic race and the two branches of the Anglo-Saxon race will be a still more potent influence in the future of the world."
- Edward Grey
(Related: Peace, Alliance, America, Cause, EnglFuture, Influence, Race, Will, World)

"It makes me forget that I'm not going to be a major star and lead female in films whether it was 20 years ago, 10 years ago, five or in the future."
- Pam Grier
(Related: Forget, Future, Years)

"You know when you're young you think you will always be. As you become more fragile, you reflect and you realize how much comfort can come from the past. Hymns can carry you into the future."
- Andy Griffith
(Related: Comfort, Future, Past, Will)

"Bringing the troops home is necessary not just for the future of Iraq, but also for the people of the United States. We must stop the hemorrhaging of tax dollars that could go to meet our Nation's vital domestic needs."
- Raul Grijalva
(Related: Home, People, Future, Tax, Iraq, Nation, Needs, states, Troops, United)

"I believe it is essential for our planetary future to develop tools that can change the consciousness which has created the crisis that we are in."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Change, Consciousness, Crisis, Future, Tools)

"Bernanke and company are trying to reflate the economy with almost stated objective of inflation at 2 percent and higher in order to provide some type of safety margin for a future recession. That's where they want to go."
- Bill Gross
(Related: Company, Economy, Future, Inflation, Order, Safety, Trying, Want)

"Whenever in future wars the battle is fought, armored troops will play the decisive role."
- Heinz Guderian
(Related: Battle, Future, Play, Troops, Will)

"Cartooning is a wonderful career, and I'd like more women to get to have it. I can't think of any reason why we won't see more syndicated female cartoonists in the future."
- Cathy Guisewite
(Related: Women, Career, Future, Reason)

"Perhaps at a later point important developments will be traced back to September 11. But for now we do not know which of the many scenarios will actually hold in the future."
- Jurgen Habermas
(Related: Future, Now, Will)

"Cutting up fowl to predict the future is, if done honestly and with as little interpretation as possible, a kind of randomization. But chicken guts are hard to read and invite flights of fancy or corruption."
- Ian Hacking
(Related: Corruption, Fancy, Future)

"What's crucial is that the IRA produce a credible statement that paramilitary and criminality activity is a thing of the past. That they are committed to a future which is exclusively peaceful and democratic."
- Peter Hain
(Related: Future, Past)

"In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future."
- Alex Haley
(Related: Family, Future, Past)

"When your future arrives, will you blame your past?"
- Robert Half
(Related: Blame, Future, Past, Will)

"The future for us is the foreseeable future. The South Asian, however, feels that it is perfectly realistic to think of a 'long time' in terms of thousands of years."
- Edward T. Hall
(Related: Time, Future, Years)

"The man of the future may, and even must, do things impossible in the past and acquire new motor variations not given by heredity."
- G. Stanley Hall
(Related: Future, Heredity, Man, May, Past)

"I haven't any sort of plans for the future but I reckon things will work out in some manner."
- Dashiell Hammett
(Related: Work, Future, Will)

"I'm always interested in looking forward toward the future. Carving out new ways of looking at things."
- Herbie Hancock
(Related: Future)

"While knowledge may provide useful point of reference, it cannot become a force to guide the future."
- Herbie Hancock
(Related: Knowledge, Force, Future, May)

"Without wisdom, the future has no meaning, no valuable purpose."
- Herbie Hancock
(Related: Wisdom, Purpose, Future, Meaning)

"They were using the dolls to project their dreams of their own futures as adult women."
- Ruth Handler
(Related: Dreams, Women, Project)

"I think you need people of principle, of character, that are leaders, that take stands on important tough issues that will affect the future of this country."
- Sean Hannity
(Related: People, Character, Country, Future, Leaders, Will)

"You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands - your own."
- Mark Victor Hansen
(Related: Dreams, Control, Goals, Destiny, Future, Want)

"Governments must give to all those who have hit life's hurdles the chance to rebuild and have a future."
- Pauline Hanson
(Related: Life, Chance, Future)

"If the right people do the right things, we can walk, we can have a future. But if people don't put time into it to make it run in a right way, I don't think your team will work."
- Tim Hardaway
(Related: Time, Work, People, Future, Right, Will)

"A coldly rationalist individualist can deny that he has any obligation to make sacrifices for the future."
- Garrett Hardin
(Related: Future, Obligation)

"It's nice to establish yourself as an actor first and a singer second. Proof is such a tremendous piece of work, and I'm incredibly lucky to be a part of it. I'm sure that the musicals will happen in the future, though."
- Neil Patrick Harris
(Related: Work, Actor, First, Future, Proof, Will)

"Our awesome responsibility to ourselves, to our children, and to the future is to create ourselves in the image of goodness, because the future depends on the nobility of our imaginings."
- Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
(Related: Children, Future, Goodness, Nobility, Responsibility)

"True revolutionaries are like God - they create the world in their own image. Our awesome responsibility to ourselves, to our children, and to the future is to create ourselves in the image of goodness, because the future depends on the nobility of our imaginings."
- Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
(Related: God, Children, Future, Goodness, Nobility, Responsibility, World)

"In should be the duty of every soldier to reflect on the experiences of the past, in the endeavor to discover improvements, in his particular sphere of action, which are practicable in the immediate future."
- B. H. Liddell Hart
(Related: Action, Duty, Future, Past)

"We want to make sure that Social Security is fixed for those people who have had that promise and there's something in the future for our younger workers. And we're not about to do a welfare program."
- Dennis Hastert
(Related: People, Future, Promise, Security, Want, Welfare, Workers)

"With the permanent elimination of this tax, farmers and business owners will have the sense of security they need to plan for the financial future of their business or farm and their family."
- Doc Hastings
(Related: Business, Family, Financial, Future, Tax, Security, Sense, Will)

"Thus, the forces and value systems that are most threatened by this shift are becoming the most coherent and are rising to the top as minority or plurality powers. But they do not represent either the shift, the change, or the future."
- Paul Hawken
(Related: Change, Future, Minority, Value)

"I think an old style of addressing environmental problems is ebbing, but the rise of the so-called conservative, political movement in this country is not a trend towards the future but a reaction to this very broad shift that we are undergoing."
- Paul Hawken
(Related: Environmental, Conservative, Country, Future, Old, Problems, Style)

"Every thought we think is creating our future."
- Louise L. Hay
(Related: Thought, Future)

"My district includes the two urban centers of Charlotte and Fayetteville, as well as large rural areas. Obviously, these diverse segments of North Carolina require different approaches to meeting current and future transportation demands."
- Robin Hayes
(Related: Future, Meeting)

"Every man is his own ancestor, and every man is his own heir. He devises his own future, and he inherits his own past."
- Frederick Henry Hedge
(Related: Future, Heir, Man, Past)

"The Fuhrer alone is the present and future German reality and its law. Learn to know ever more deeply: from now on every single thing demands decision, and every action responsibility."
- Martin Heidegger
(Related: Action, Decision, Future, Law, Now, Present, Reality, Responsibility)

"You can expect to find these four priorities - education, economic vitality, efficiency in government and the protection of families - woven into my decisions as Governor. They will serve as my compass as I work with you to chart a future course for our state."
- Dave Heineman
(Related: Government, Work, Education, Decisions, Efficiency, Future, Priorities, Protection, State, Vitality, Will)

"But, I don't want to assume that our tradition of excellence is a guarantee of future excellence."
- Dave Heineman
(Related: Excellence, Future, Tradition, Want)

"That got me to L.A. and reintroduced me to my future husband."
- Marg Helgenberger
(Related: HusbFuture)

"Of course, you would have to be insane to hope your child grows up to be a playwright or poet. Given the odds, you would have to be quite cavalier about your children's future."
- Mark Helprin
(Related: Hope, Children, Future)

"I don't think that was too successful. Because I always thought that the two of them should have been more separate. Also I had planned the monorail station to be in the center. So that one day you would have go to World Showcase and then the other day to Future World."
- John Hench
(Related: Thought, Successful, Day, Future, World)

"No other investment yields as great a return as the investment in education. An educated workforce is the foundation of every community and the future of every economy."
- Brad Henry
(Related: Education, Community, Economy, Future, Investment)

"What unites Oklahomans today is what has always united us: Our unshakable faith. Our love of family and compassion for others. The unlimited promise of a hopeful future."
- Brad Henry
(Related: Family, Love, Faith, Compassion, Future, Promise, Today, United)

"In charting our course to the future, we are mindful of our path from the past."
- Brad Henry
(Related: Future, Past)

"I know of no way of judging the future but by the past."
- Patrick Henry
(Related: Future, Past)

"I like dreams of the future better than the history of the past."
- Patrick Henry
(Related: Dreams, History, Future, Past)

"I know no way of judging the future but by the past."
- Patrick Henry
(Related: Future, Past)

"I know why I am here and my only real focused goal is to live each day to the fullest and to try and honor God and be an encouragement to others. What the future holds is firmly in God's hands, and I am very happy about that!"
- Ken Hensley
(Related: God, Goal, Day, Encouragement, Future, Honor)

"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."
- Audrey Hepburn
(Related: People, Day, Future, Past, Present, Want)

"Religion often partakes of the myth of progress that shields us from the terrors of an uncertain future."
- Frank Herbert
(Related: Religion, Progress, Future, Myth)

"If we can't begin to agree on fundamentals, such as the elimination of the most abusive forms of child labor, then we really are not ready to march forward into the future."
- Alexis Herman
(Related: Future, Labor, March)

"If nations always moved from one set of furnished rooms to another - and always into a better set - things might be easier, but the trouble is that there is no one to prepare the new rooms. The future is worse than the ocean - there is nothing there."
- Alexander Herzen
(Related: Future, Nations, Nothing, Ocean, Trouble)

"The Jews had, as a matter of fact, long been all along the most ingenious entrepreneurs. It was only our own future that we had never built upon a business basis."
- Theodor Herzl
(Related: Business, Entrepreneurs, Fact, Future)

"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."
- Thor Heyerdahl
(Related: Time, Nature, Future, Meaning)

"For every minute, the future is becoming the past."
- Thor Heyerdahl
(Related: Future, Past)

"Denver is a city that will be far more defined by its future than its past."
- John Hickenlooper
(Related: Future, Past, Will)

"Right now, I'm thinking in terms of just having a good band, man. Having a good act for the stage. Being a good performer, you know? Connected to that is future recordings, and future tunes, that kind of stuff."
- Dan Hicks
(Related: Act, Being, Future, Man, Now, Right, Thinking)

"I was aware, however, that telling at any point in my career could adversely affect my future career."
- Anita Hill
(Related: Career, Future)

"America cannot turn its back on the economic future and women-owned businesses are part of that future."
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Related: Women, America, Future)

"In the future the way that Whittaker Chambers was able to carry out forgery by typewriter will be disclosed."
- Alger Hiss
(Related: Future, Will)

"Demoralize the enemy from within by surprise, terror, sabotage, assassination. This is the war of the future."
- Adolf Hitler
(Related: War, Assassination, Enemy, Future, Terror)

"He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future."
- Adolf Hitler
(Related: Future, Youth)

"The flesh endures the storms of the present alone; the mind, those of the past and future as well as the present. Gluttony is a lust of the mind."
- Thomas Hobbes
(Related: Future, Gluttony, Lust, Mind, Past, Present, Storms)

"The prudent course is to make an investment in learning, testing and understanding, determine how the new concepts compare to how you now operate and thoughtfully determine how they apply to what you want to achieve in the future."
- Dee Hock
(Related: Future, Investment, Learning, Now, Testing, Understanding, Want)

"Success follows those adept at preserving the substance of the past by clothing it in the forms of the future."
- Dee Hock
(Related: Success, Future, Past)

"We can reach our potential, but to do so, we must reach within ourselves. We must summon the strength, the will, and the faith to move forward - to be bold - to invest in our future."
- John Hoeven
(Related: Faith, Strength, Future, Potential, Will)

"If we're going to create the best business climate to create higher paying jobs and retain our young people, we're going to have to build a workforce prepared for the opportunities of the future."
- John Hoeven
(Related: Business, People, Climate, Future, Jobs)

"In a time of drastic change it is the learners who inherit the future. The learned usually find themselves equipped to live in a world that no longer exists."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Change, Time, Future, World)

"The only way to predict the future is to have power to shape the future."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Power, Future)

"Wisdom is the abstract of the past, but beauty is the promise of the future."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
(Related: Beauty, Wisdom, Future, Past, Promise)

"Since we can't know what knowledge will be most needed in the future, it is senseless to try to teach it in advance. Instead, we should try to turn out people who love learning so much and learn so well that they will be able to learn whatever needs to be learned."
- John Holt
(Related: Love, People, Knowledge, Future, Learning, Needs, Will)

"These are they whose youth was violently severed by war and death; a word on the telephone, a scribbled line on paper, and their future ceased. They have built up their lives again, but their safety is not absolute, their fortress not impregnable."
- Winifred Holtby
(Related: War, Death, Future, Safety, Word, Youth)

"You will see, in the future I will live by my watercolors."
- Winslow Homer
(Related: Future, Will)

"Cease to inquire what the future has in store, and take as a gift whatever the day brings forth."
- Horace
(Related: Day, Future)

"My future is in my past and my past is my present. I must now make the present my future."
- Vladimir Horowitz
(Related: Future, Now, Past, Present)

"We do have some assistance from the World Bank but not from the IMF. We are not borrowing yet, but we are considering, in the future, borrowing from the Kuwait Fund to support our infrastructure development."
- Jose Ramos Horta
(Related: Development, Borrowing, Future, Support, World)

"I believe that children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way. Show them all the beauty they possess inside."
- Whitney Houston
(Related: Beauty, Children, Future)

"I'm always collecting emotions for future reference."
- Harlan Howard
(Related: Emotions, Future)

"As a child our dreams got scattered all about and all our future prospects got scattered to so many places, and we spend our lives trying to find the little pieces that make up our lives and make up the dreams that we had as a child that got blown away in the windstorm."
- Terrence Howard
(Related: Dreams, Future, Trying)

"My future's about trying to be a better man."
- Terrence Howard
(Related: Future, Man, Trying)

"I know not why there is such a melancholy feeling attached to the remembrance of past happiness, except that we fear that the future can have nothing so bright as the past."
- Julia Ward Howe
(Related: Happiness, Fear, Feeling, Future, Melancholy, Nothing, Past, Remembrance)

"The most important thing about global warming is this. Whether humans are responsible for the bulk of climate change is going to be left to the scientists, but it's all of our responsibility to leave this planet in better shape for the future generations than we found it."
- Mike Huckabee
(Related: Change, Climate, Climate change, Future, Generations, Global warming, Responsibility, Scientists)

"No one is more important to the future of our state than our teachers."
- Mike Huckabee
(Related: Future, State, Teachers)

"What is history? An echo of the past in the future; a reflex from the future on the past."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: History, Echo, Future, Past)

"There is nothing like a dream to create the future."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Dream, Future, Nothing)

"Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Life, Fact, Future, Man)

"The Growing Smarter laws now in place compel every community to plan their future growth and allow every citizen the right to be heard when those decisions are made."
- Jane D. Hull
(Related: Growth, Community, Decisions, Future, Laws, Now, Right)

"You know, the market was down yesterday... my first thought when I heard-just on a personal basis, when I heard there had been this attack and I saw the futures this morning, which were really in the tank, I thought, Time to buy."
- Brit Hume
(Related: Time, Thought, First, Yesterday)

"For the first time in the history of mankind, one generation literally has the power to destroy the past, the present and the future, the power to bring time to an end."
- Hubert H. Humphrey
(Related: History, Power, Time, End, First, Future, Mankind, Past, Present)

"The essence of statesmanship is not a rigid adherence to the past, but a prudent and probing concern for the future."
- Hubert H. Humphrey
(Related: Concern, Future, Past, Statesmanship)

"The present was an egg laid by the past that had the future inside its shell."
- Zora Neale Hurston
(Related: Future, Past, Present)

"It is my firm belief that I have a link with the past and a responsibility to the future. I cannot give up. I cannot despair. There's a whole future, generations to come. I have to keep trying."
- King Hussein
(Related: Belief, Despair, Future, Generations, Past, Responsibility, Trying)

"I am totally against the idea that a Muslim woman should not have the same opportunities as a Muslim man to learn, to open up, to work, help shape the future. To close Islam down to a sexist approach is totally intolerable and ridiculous. It's not Islam."
- King Hussein I
(Related: Work, Idea, Islam, Muslim, Future, Help, Man, Open, Woman)

"We believe that peace is not just signed papers, but rather a contract between generations for the building of a more promising and less threatening future."
- King Hussein I
(Related: Peace, Building, Future, Generations)

"You can expect interior enforcement actions in the future."
- Asa Hutchinson
(Related: Actions, Future)

"My view is that targets, properly constructed and applied across public services have been fundamental to past successes and will be an essential part of sustaining progress into the future."
- John Hutton
(Related: Progress, Future, Past, Public, Will)

"We're not paying attention to the fact that Hillary Clinton is running in 2006. Everyone is looking to her for the future. It's the same with anybody else who's positioning themselves."
- Gwen Ifill
(Related: Attention, Fact, Future, Running)

"The wars of the future will be fought by computer technicians and by lawyers and high-altitude specialists, and that may mean war will be increasingly abstract, hard to think about and hard to control."
- Michael Ignatieff
(Related: War, Control, Computer, Future, Lawyers, May, Will)

"For example, a breakthrough in better batteries could supplant hydrogen. Better solar cells could replace or win out in this race to the fuel of the future. Those, I see, as the three big competitors: hydrogen, solar cells and then better batteries."
- Bob Inglis
(Related: Example, Future, Race)

"Yes, prudently invested contributions to the Social Security fund may bring greater dividends, but those contributions would also face a greater risk. It would be like gambling. We should not gamble with the investments and the future of the citizens of this land."
- Daniel Inouye
(Related: Future, Gambling, Land, May, Risk, Security)

"Investing in industries and technology for the 21st century generates high-skilled, high-wage jobs for industries of the future."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Technology, Future, Jobs)

"Renewable energy also creates more jobs than other sources of energy - most of these will be created in the struggling manufacturing sector, which will pioneer the new energy future by investment that allows manufacturers to retool and adopt new technologies and methods."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Energy, Future, Investment, Jobs, Manufacturing, Will)

"I couldn't speak Japanese very well, passport regulations were changing, I felt British, and my future was in Britain. And it would also make me eligible for literary awards. But I still think I'm regarded as one of their own in Japan."
- Kazuo Ishiguro
(Related: Awards, Future, Literary)

"I believe that as a nation we must have a bipartisan discussion about how to best preserve and protect Social Security for our seniors and for future generations of Americans."
- Steve Israel
(Related: Americans, Future, Generations, Nation, Security)

"Most creative work is a process of people passing ideas and inspirations from the past into the future and adding their own creativity along the way."
- Joichi Ito
(Related: Work, People, Ideas, Creativity, Future, Past)

"I'll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family, together, all of us laughing and talking, loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future."
- LaToya Jackson
(Related: Family, Day, Future, Past, Talking, Understanding)

"The end of the trial and the 'not guilty' verdicts on all counts, clearing Michael of all charges, mean that he can now concentrate on the future and his art."
- LaToya Jackson
(Related: Art, End, Future, Now)

"For me, this world of questions and the provisional, this chase after an answer that was always put off to the next day, all that was euphoric. I lived in the future."
- Francois Jacob
(Related: Day, Future, Questions, World)

"One of the deepest functions of a living organisms is to look ahead... to produce future."
- Francois Jacob
(Related: Future, Living)

"We certainly will prepare consciously and professionally, but still you cannot predict the future."
- Laurent Jalabert
(Related: Future, Will)

"The most striking development of the great depression of 1929 is a profound skepticism of the future of contemporary society among large sections of the American people."
- C. L. R. James
(Related: Society, People, Development, American, Depression, Future, Skepticism)

"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
(Related: Change, Feeling, Future, Past, Reality, Will)

"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Dreams, History, Future, Past)

"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."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Government, Happiness, People, Americans, Care, Future)

"There is nothing more important to our Nation's future, to our homeland security, and to our economy than ensuring we have a top-notch educational system that is the envy of the world."
- Jim Jeffords
(Related: Economy, Envy, Future, Nation, Nothing, Security, World)

"I have the feeling it will influence my future writing to the extent that without any material worries I could develop a greater ease, even lightheartedness, in my writing."
- Elfriede Jelinek
(Related: Feeling, Future, Influence, Will, Writing)

"My hero's, my dreams, and my future lie in Yankee Stadium and they can't take that from me."
- Derek Jeter
(Related: Dreams, Lie, Future, Yankee)

"My most profound confidence is however based upon the fact that at the head of Germany there stands a man by his entire development, his desires, and striving can only have been destined by fate to lead our people into a brighter future."
- Alfred Jodl
(Related: People, Development, Confidence, Fact, Fate, Future, Germany)

"We have to think about the future and what it is we want to accomplish from this party."
- Eddie Bernice Johnson
(Related: Future, Party, Want)

"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
(Related: Technology, Gratitude, Future, Generations, Miracles, Sorrow, World)

"The future is purchased by the present."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Future, Present)

"The mind is never satisfied with the objects immediately before it, but is always breaking away from the present moment, and losing itself in schemes of future felicity... The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from hope to hope."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Hope, Future, Losing, Mind, Pleasure, Present)

"Simply cutting the taxes for America's wealthiest families is clearly not creating the needed new jobs, and that strategy is unlikely to succeed in the future."
- Tim Johnson
(Related: Strategy, America, Future, Jobs, Succeed, Taxes)

"This does make me very very careful, particularly in the second draft, to get it right, because you do feel that somebody in the future who may be extremely important for everybody, is going to have me behind them, and this is a responsibility, a huge one."
- Diana Wynne Jones
(Related: Draft, Future, May, Responsibility, Right)

"I cannot in good conscience ask my colleagues to expend precious time and energy defending or explaining my past. We need all hands on deck, fighting for the future."
- Van Jones
(Related: Time, Conscience, Energy, Fighting, Future, Past)

"We are a party of innovation. We do not reject our traditions, but we are willing to adapt to changing circumstances, when change we must. We are willing to suffer the discomfort of change in order to achieve a better future."
- Barbara Jordan
(Related: Change, Circumstances, Future, Innovation, Order, Party, Traditions)

"We must not become the new puritans and reject our society. We must address and master the future together. It can be done if we restore the belief that we share a sense of national community, that we share a common national endeavor. It can be done."
- Barbara Jordan
(Related: Society, Belief, Community, Future, Sense)

"We are a people in a quandary about the present. We are a people in search of our future. We are a people in search of a national community."
- Barbara Jordan
(Related: People, Community, Future, Present)

"We have a positive vision of the future founded on the belief that the gap between the promise and reality of America can one day be finally closed. We believe that."
- Barbara Jordan
(Related: Belief, Positive, Vision, America, Day, Future, Promise, Reality)

"More is required of public officials than slogans and handshakes and press releases. More is required. We must hold ourselves strictly accountable. We must provide the people with a vision of the future."
- Barbara Jordan
(Related: People, Vision, Future, Press, Public)

"For all of its uncertainty, we cannot flee the future."
- Barbara Jordan
(Related: Future, Uncertainty)

"A government is invigorated when each of us is willing to participate in shaping the future of this nation."
- Barbara Jordan
(Related: Government, Future, Nation)

"We have the American people properly concerned about the future of our country and the world."
- Hamilton Jordan
(Related: People, American, Country, Future, World)

"We must respect the past, and mistrust the present, if we wish to provide for the safety of the future."
- Joseph Joubert
(Related: Future, Mistrust, Past, Present, Respect, Safety)

"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
(Related: Future, Road, Worth)

"I am tomorrow, or some future day, what I establish today. I am today what I established yesterday or some previous day."
- James Joyce
(Related: Day, Future, Today, Tomorrow, Yesterday)

"We want to make sure our athletes have a future once their athletics careers are over."
- Alberto Juantorena
(Related: Athletes, Careers, Future, Want)

"The future is a bright as the promises of God."
- Adoniram Judson
(Related: God, Future, Promises)

"Unification is not our present goal. That is a future program."
- Kim Dae Jung
(Related: Goal, Future, Present)

"So if North Korea continues present isolation, then with such economic difficulties the North Korean government must meet a very serious situation in the future."
- Kim Dae Jung
(Related: Government, Difficulties, Future, Isolation, Present)

"I see little of more importance to the future of our country and of civilization than full recognition of the place of the artist. If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him."
- Pauline Kael
(Related: Art, Society, Civilization, Vision, Artist, Country, Culture, Future, Importance)

"We cannot turn the clock back nor can we undo the harm caused, but we have the power to determine the future and to ensure that what happened never happens again."
- Paul Kagame
(Related: Power, Future, Harm)

"Projecting a persuasive image of a desirable and practical future is extremely important to high morale, to dynamism, to consensus, and in general to help the wheels of society turn smoothly."
- Herman Kahn
(Related: Society, Future, Help)

"I know there are going to be big challenges financially, but I'm excited artistically. I think that if the experience is better artistically, then we have more hope in the future."
- Karen Kain
(Related: Experience, Hope, Future)

"Everybody has to be able to participate in a future that they want to live for. That's what technology can do."
- Dean Kamen
(Related: Technology, Future, Want)

"Books are men of higher stature; the only men that speak aloud for future times to hear."
- Garson Kanin
(Related: Men, Books, Future)

"You can't plan for the future, because some guy's going to land in a spaceship with three heads and a big beak and take over everything."
- Paul Kantner
(Related: Future, Land)

"Adolescence represents an inner emotional upheaval, a struggle between the eternal human wish to cling to the past and the equally powerful wish to get on with the future."
- Louise J. Kaplan
(Related: Adolescence, Future, Past, Struggle)

"Children can take lessons in that school via the Internet and can score extra points like e.g. in Geography or History. That sounds very promising and is a fantastic basis for future steps."
- Anatoly Karpov
(Related: History, Children, Future, Geography, Internet, School)

"If we intend to provide a better life, and a better world, for future generations, we can't ignore the quality of the environment we leave them."
- John Kasich
(Related: Life, Quality, Environment, Future, Generations, World)

"If you make a decision to fight for future of your own country you have to consider all the consequences."
- Garry Kasparov
(Related: Decision, Consequences, Country, Fight, Future)

"The best way to predict the future is to invent it."
- Alan Kay
(Related: Future)

"I also believe that it is time to begin the fundamental analysis of how we got here, what led us here and what we need to do in order to ensure that we are equipped with the best possible intelligence as we face these issues in the future."
- David Kay
(Related: Intelligence, Time, Future, Order)

"I was the true future. I understood Communism better than they did."
- Elia Kazan
(Related: Communism, Future)

"Yesterday's the past, tomorrow's the future, but today is a gift. That's why it's called the present."
- Bil Keane
(Related: Future, Past, Present, Today, Tomorrow, Yesterday)

"There is still a future with music, because people want music."
- Maynard James Keenan
(Related: Music, People, Future, Want)

"If this war is not fought with the greatest brutality against the bands both in the East and in the Balkans then in the foreseeable future the strength at our disposal will not be sufficient to be able to master this plague."
- Wilhelm Keitel
(Related: War, Strength, Future, Will)

"I plant a lot of trees. I am a great believer in planting things for future generations. I loathe the now culture where you just live for today."
- Penelope Keith
(Related: Culture, Future, Generations, Now, Today, Trees)

"Once I knew only darkness and stillness... my life was without past or future... but a little word from the fingers of another fell into my hand that clutched at emptiness, and my heart leaped to the rapture of living."
- Helen Keller
(Related: Life, Heart, Darkness, Future, Living, Past, Word)

"One of the functions of an organization, of any organism, is to anticipate the future, so that those relationships can persist over time."
- Kevin Kelly
(Related: Time, Future, Relationships)

"The way that organizations and organisms anticipate the future is by taking signals from the past, most the time."
- Kevin Kelly
(Related: Time, Future, Past)

"This is actually a very important principle that science is learning about large systems like evolution and that futurists are learning about anticipating human society: just because a future scenario is plausible doesn't mean we can get there from here."
- Kevin Kelly
(Related: Science, Evolution, Future, Learning)

"All imaginable futures are not equally possible."
- Kevin Kelly
"If there is a future, it will be Green."
- Petra Kelly
(Related: Future, Will)

"But there is a need to explore ways we can preserve the promise of Social Security for future generations."
- Sue Kelly
(Related: Future, Generations, Promise, Security)

"My efforts in Congress are guided by the belief that environmental preservation and restoration are a critical part of the legacy we leave to future generations."
- Sue Kelly
(Related: Environmental, Belief, Congress, Future, Generations)

"There are no limits to our future if we don't put limits on our people."
- Jack Kemp
(Related: People, Future, Limits)

"What else does anxiety about the future bring you but sorrow upon sorrow?"
- Thomas Kempis
(Related: Anxiety, Future, Sorrow)

"You have it within your grasp to be regarded as one of the greatest legislative sessions in the history of the state. If you're bold and if you're ready to aggressively reach for our future, all the ingredients are here. The opportunities are waiting for us."
- Dirk Kempthorne
(Related: History, Future, State, Waiting)

"For all my years in public life, I have believed that America must sail toward the shores of liberty and justice for all. There is no end to that journey, only the next great voyage. We know the future will outlast all of us, but I believe that all of us will live on in the future we make."
- Edward Kennedy
(Related: Life, America, End, Future, Journey, Justice, Liberty, Public, Will, Years)

"We not only romanticize the future; we have also made it into a growth industry, a parlor game and a disaster movie all at the same time."
- Eugene Kennedy
(Related: Time, Growth, Disaster, Future)

"Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children's future. And we are all mortal."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Children, Future)

"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Blame, Future, Past, Republican, Responsibility, Right)

"To state the facts frankly is not to despair the future nor indict the past. The prudent heir takes careful inventory of his legacies and gives a faithful accounting to those whom he owes an obligation of trust."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Trust, Despair, Facts, Future, Heir, Obligation, Past, State)

"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
(Related: Change, Time, Life, Future, Law, Past, Present, World)

"Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Change, Life, Future, Law, Past, Present)

"I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Power, Wisdom, Purpose, Strength, Wealth, America, Country, Future, Military, Restraint, Will)

"History is a relentless master. It has no present, only the past rushing into the future. To try to hold fast is to be swept aside."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: History, Future, Past, Present)

"This enemy of peace in the world today is unlike any we have seen in the past, and our military is learning from, and building on, previous successes while carrying peace and freedom into the future."
- Mark Kennedy
(Related: Peace, Building, Enemy, Freedom, Future, Learning, Military, Past, Today, World)

"Few things are more important to each individual's future success or to our nation's prosperity than education."
- Mark Kennedy
(Related: Education, Success, Future, Nation, Prosperity)

"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
(Related: Future, Will)

"NAFTA recognizes the reality of today's economy - globalization and technology. Our future is not in competing at the low-level wage job; it is in creating high-wage, new technology jobs based on our skills and our productivity."
- John F. Kerry
(Related: Technology, Economy, Future, Globalization, Job, Jobs, Productivity, Reality, Today, Wage)

"We should all be concerned about the future because we will have to spend the rest of our lives there."
- Charles Kettering
(Related: Future, Rest, Will)

"My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there."
- Charles Kettering
(Related: Life, Future, Interest)

"Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future."
- Charles Kettering
(Related: Imagination, Hope, Future)

"I object to people running down the future. I am going to live all the rest of my life there."
- Charles Kettering
(Related: Life, People, Future, Rest, Running)

"The educator must above all understand how to wait; to reckon all effects in the light of the future, not of the present."
- Ellen Key
(Related: Future, Light, Present)

"The social object of skilled investment should be to defeat the dark forces of time and ignorance which envelope our future."
- John Maynard Keynes
(Related: Time, Defeat, Future, Ignorance, Investment)

"The importance of money flows from it being a link between the present and the future."
- John Maynard Keynes
(Related: Money, Being, Future, Importance, Present)

"Bahrain 's margin of freedom is growing day after day as we head into the future with steady steps."
- Hamad bin Isla Al Khalifi
(Related: Day, Freedom, Future)

"Success in Iraq will be a major setback for terrorists and a major asset for the security of this region. The struggle for Iraq is the struggle for the future of the world."
- Zalmay Khalilzad
(Related: Success, Future, Iraq, Security, Struggle, Will, World)

"The national unity government will need to implement a program that brings all Iraqis together, builds a happy future for the people of Iraq, and gets Iraq to stand on its own feet."
- Zalmay Khalilzad
(Related: Government, People, Feet, Future, Iraq, Unity, Will)

"The Council of Islamic Affairs is doing a great service to the world by promoting a greater understanding in America of the rich heritage of the Islamic peoples and their hopes and aspirations for the future."
- Aly Khan
(Related: America, Aspirations, Future, Service, Understanding, World)

"The future of Indo-Pak cricket will depend on how the peace process goes."
- Imran Khan
(Related: Peace, Cricket, Future, Will)

"The right to private property meant at the same time the right and duty to be personally concerned about your own well-being, to be personally concerned about your family's income, to be personally concerned about your future. This is hard work."
- Mikhail Khodorkovsky
(Related: Time, Work, Family, Duty, Future, Hard work, Income, Property, Right)

"Yes, the future certainly looks brighter now. I'm very happy with my group."
- Johnny Kidd
(Related: Future, Now)

"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
(Related: Dad, Positive, Feeling, Future)

"I'm a person that carries everything that happened to me in my past, with me into the future. I refuse to let it make me bitter. I still completely believe in love and I remain open to anything that will happen to me."
- Nicole Kidman
(Related: Love, Future, Open, Past, Will)

"When you relinquish the desire to control your future, you can have more happiness."
- Nicole Kidman
(Related: Happiness, Control, Desire, Future)

"We can all be proud of our men and women in the military who are following their orders, carrying out their missions and sacrificing so much to give the Iraqi people a chance for a more peaceful and prosperous future."
- Ron Kind
(Related: Men, Women, People, Chance, Future, Military)

"As founder and co-chair of the upper Mississippi River Congressional task force, I have long sought to preserve the river's health and historical multiple uses, including as a natural waterway and a home to wildlife, for the benefit of future generations of Americans."
- Ron Kind
(Related: Health, Home, Americans, Force, Future, Generations, Wildlife)

"We can't gather the intelligence we need to foil future attacks, if we are blindly granting terrorists the right to remain silent. But for some reason, we've already done that - with the terrorist who tried to bring down Flight 253."
- Peter King
(Related: Intelligence, Future, Reason, Right)

"It is strange. I see all the privileges and greatness of the future. It already looks grand, beautiful. Tell them I went lovingly, trustfully, peacefully."
- Thomas Starr King
(Related: Greatness, Future)

"We cannot always assure the future of our friends; we have a better chance of assuring our future if we remember who our friends are."
- Henry A. Kissinger
(Related: Chance, Friends, Future)

"The possibility of saying anything about a thing rests on the assumption that it preserves its identity, or continues to be the same thing in the respect described, that it will behave in future situations as it has in past."
- Frank Knight
(Related: Possibility, Future, Identity, Past, Respect, Saying, Will)

"There was a certain point in my life where I had to decide that I was going to take my future and Nicole's and not wallow in what happened to me because when you do that, you just keep repeating what's been happening and at some point you have to make a choice."
- Boris Kodjoe
(Related: Life, Choice, Future)

"We need to take steps to strengthen and mend Social Security so that its promise of a secure retirement is just as real for seniors in the future as it is today."
- Herb Kohl
(Related: Future, Promise, Retirement, Security, Today)

"Then I was lucky I met with my future husband, and I started new life with my husband, and I was happy again. He was a musician. I start to travel with him through Europe also and around the former Soviet Union."
- Olga Korbut
(Related: Life, Travel, HusbEurope, Future)

"And we lost a lot because of that, and I think this is future gymnastics to separate ages. Because kids can do it more than adult. A woman and adult woman can show more than the small kids."
- Olga Korbut
(Related: Future, Kids, Woman)

"But let me do I will show the world what gymnastics looks like. Well may be this is a future gymnastics."
- Olga Korbut
(Related: Future, May, Will, World)

"It will take some time before a politician will capture the imagination of the American people and have the vision and understanding to do what is necessary for a better future for the people of America and the world."
- David Korten
(Related: Imagination, Time, People, Vision, America, American, Future, Understanding, Will, World)

"Now since France has three times in sixty years failed to obtain practical results from Political revolutions, all Europe is apt to press forward into new Social doctrine to regulate the future."
- Lajos Kossuth
(Related: Doctrine, Europe, France, Future, Now, Press, Results, Years)

"In exile, I have tried to profit by the past and prepare for the future."
- Lajos Kossuth
(Related: Future, Past, Profit)

"Leaders establish the vision for the future and set the strategy for getting there."
- John P. Kotter
(Related: Strategy, Vision, Future, Leaders)

"Instead of seeing these children for the blessings that they are, we are measuring them only by the standard of whether they will be future deficits or assets for our nation's competitive needs."
- Jonathan Kozol
(Related: Blessings, Children, Future, Nation, Needs, Will)

"Aesthetically, we were enormously successful. Economically... there was no success. It was all about music of the future and unfortunately it was a band that didn't have any future."
- Wayne Kramer
(Related: Music, Success, Successful, Future)

"You know, our ratings after this match will be very close - I think I can also become the world number one in the not too distant future. However, I'm sure that Garry will also have something to say about this!"
- Vladimir Kramnik
(Related: Future, Will, World)

"We all have a common goal, and we know it's all for our future good."
- Marta Kristen
(Related: Goal, Future)

"The power to shape Oregon's future remains where it has always been - in our collective hands."
- Ted Kulongoski
(Related: Power, Future)

"It is a sad commentary that today we face a choice between having schools that are a monument to our past - or schools that will be the lifeblood of our future. But since that is our choice, let us resolve to choose wisely."
- Ted Kulongoski
(Related: Choice, Future, Monument, Past, Schools, Today, Will)

"All historical experience demonstrates the following: Our earth cannot be changed unless in the not too distant future an alteration in the consciousness of individuals is achieved."
- Hans Kung
(Related: Experience, Consciousness, Earth, Future)

"So I think that is from the European perspective, for the European future, this engagement can be one of the most important and effective decisions in the last 50 years maybe."
- Aleksander Kwasniewski
(Related: Decisions, Future, Perspective, Years)

"And we want to develop our strategy to partnership and friendship with the United States, which is connected with a very rich history but what is very important for our future."
- Aleksander Kwasniewski
(Related: Friendship, History, Strategy, Future, Partnership, states, United, Want)

"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."
- Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
(Related: People, Community, Future, Help, May, Now, Want)

"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."
- Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
(Related: People, Growth, Concern, Country, Future)

"I like today and perhaps a little future still, but the past is really something I'm not interested in. So, as far as I'm concerned, I like only the past of things and people I don't know. When I know, I don't care because I knew how it was."
- Karl Lagerfeld
(Related: People, Care, Future, Past, Today)

"Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now."
- Alan Lakein
(Related: Future, Now, Planning, Present)

"The architecture of our future is not only unfinished; the scaffolding has hardly gone up."
- George Lamming
(Related: Architecture, Future)

"We must always emphasize research and development of science and mathematics, and I can think of no better way to achieve this than through our future in space."
- Nick Lampson
(Related: Science, Development, Future, Mathematics, Research, Space)

"Nobody gets to live life backward. Look ahead, that is where your future lies."
- Ann Landers
(Related: Life, Future, Lies)

"Everything that looks to the future elevates human nature."
- Walter Savage Landor
(Related: Nature, Future, Human nature)

"Propaganda must appeal to mankind's better judgment and to the necessary belief in a better future. For this belief, the valley of the shadow of death is but a war station on the road to the blessed summit."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: Death, War, Belief, Future, Judgment, Mankind, Propaganda, Road, Shadow)

"They gave each other a smile with a future in it."
- Ring Lardner
(Related: Future, Smile)

"With these kinds of proposals, the devil is in the details. We're going to examine this realignment closely. We will fight any measure that compromises our needs - now or in the future."
- John B. Larson
(Related: Devil, Fight, Future, Measure, Needs, Now, Will)

"I claim for Canada this, that in future Canada shall be at liberty to act or not act, to interfere or not interfere, to do just as she pleases, and that she shall reserve to herself the right to judge whether or not there is cause for her to act."
- Wilfrid Laurier
(Related: Act, Canada, Cause, Future, Liberty, Right)

"Let them look to the past, but let them also look to the future; let them look to the land of their ancestors, but let them look also to the land of their children."
- Wilfrid Laurier
(Related: Children, Future, Land, Past)

"I suppose I'm intrigued with the bad traits of society, because I'm a part of society, and the bad traits pose the dangerous questions for our future."
- Jude Law
(Related: Society, Future, Questions)

"The children are taught more of the meanest state in Europe than of the country they are born and bred in, despite the singularity of its characteristics, the interest of its history, the rapidity of its advance, and the stupendous promise of its future."
- Henry Lawson
(Related: History, Children, Country, Europe, Future, Interest, Promise, State)

"I never have plans for the future as you never know how things will turn out."
- Nigella Lawson
(Related: Future, Will)

"I mean that at least 80% of the Russian people feel destitute. It's the people who had their past and future taken from them - they don't get paid - many of them face a wall. They have nowhere to go."
- Aleksandr Lebed
(Related: People, Future, Past)

"I am told that there is a proverbial phrase among the Inuit: 'A long time ago, in the future.' Let the children see our history, and maybe it will help to shape the future."
- Romeo LeBlanc
(Related: Time, History, Children, Future, Help, Will)

"If you are truly serious abut preparing your child for the future, don't teach him to subtract teach him to deduct."
- Fran Lebowitz
(Related: Future)

"I'm not good at future planning. I don't plan at all. I don't know what I'm doing tomorrow. I don't have a day planner and I don't have a diary. I completely live in the now, not in the past, not in the future."
- Heath Ledger
(Related: Day, Future, Now, Past, Planning, Tomorrow)

"The Web as I envisaged it, we have not seen it yet. The future is still so much bigger than the past."
- Tim Berners Lee
(Related: Future, Past)

"For the future, I would suggest avoiding subjects of too vast a scale. It would be useful to make out a list of fundamental questions on the matter to be dealt with, and discuss only those."
- Karl Lehmann
(Related: Future, Questions)

"I'd like to think that the actions we take today will allow others in the future to discover the wonders of landscapes we helped protect but never had the chance to enjoy ourselves."
- Annie Leibovitz
(Related: Actions, Chance, Future, Today, Will, Wonders)

"Sometime in the future - 25, 50, 75 years hence - what will the situation be like then? By that time the Chinese will have the capability of delivery too."
- Curtis Lemay
(Related: Time, Future, Will, Years)

"I feel that film is inevitably the medium of the future. It has been for years, decades, but more so now than ever."
- Sean Lennon
(Related: Film, Future, Now, Years)

"The future hasn't happened yet and the past is gone. So I think the only moment we have is right here and no, and I try to make the best of those moments, the moments that I'm in."
- Annie Lennox
(Related: Future, Moments, Past, Right)

"Isn't it amazing the way the future succeeds in creating an appropriate past?"
- John Leonard
(Related: Future, Past)

"We've had to set a workshop up; we've had to equip the workshop and everything else. But all that equipment is there now and whatever projects they want to use it for in the future."
- David Leslie
(Related: Future, Now, Projects, Want)

"A free culture has been our past, but it will only be our future if we change the path we are on right now."
- Lawrence Lessig
(Related: Change, Culture, Future, Now, Past, Right, Will)

"We inadvertently bombed the Chinese Embassy. But Clinton now is working very hard. He has sent a letter of apology to the Chinese. And, he's also given them a gift certificate for future nuclear secrets."
- David Letterman
(Related: Apology, Future, Now, Secrets)

"The American people deserve a budget that invests in the future, protects the most vulnerable among us and helps to create jobs and economic security."
- Carl Levin
(Related: People, American, Future, Jobs, Security)

"Like most musicians, I'm good at becoming immersed in the music that I am currently working on. We seldom lift up our heads to contemplate even the music we will be doing in the future, let alone what we've done in the past."
- Tony Levin
(Related: Music, Future, Musicians, Past, Will)

"The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is."
- C. S. Lewis
(Related: Future)

"Let the workers organize. Let the toilers assemble. Let their crystallized voice proclaim their injustices and demand their privileges. Let all thoughtful citizens sustain them, for the future of Labor is the future of America."
- John L. Lewis
(Related: America, Future, Labor, Thoughtful, Voice, Workers)

"The provisions contained in this plan will ensure that the United States has the infrastructure necessary to meet energy needs through future decades, easing dependence on unpredictable foreign oil markets, and creating thousands of new jobs for American workers."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: American, Dependence, Energy, Future, Jobs, Needs, Oil, states, United, Will, Workers)

"Studies indicate that most of young adults struggle to grasp even the most basic financial principles that will allow them to manage money and prepare for their future."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Money, Financial, Future, Principles, Struggle, Will)

"Ensuring quality higher education is one of the most important things we can do for future generations."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Education, Quality, Future, Generations)

"By encouraging conservation, increasing investments in clean, renewable sources of energy, and promoting increased domestic production of oil and gas, we can build a more secure future for our country."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Encouraging, Conservation, Country, Energy, Future, Oil, Production)

"Whether you are just entering the workforce or nearing retirement age, planning for the future is critical."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Age, Future, Planning, Retirement)

"Every President that went to China, I would meet them and have dinner and talk about the past and the future. That was in the '70s."
- Jet Li
(Related: Future, Past, President, Talk)

"The future of the world, dependent as it is upon atomic energy, requires more understanding and knowledge about the atom."
- Willard Libby
(Related: Knowledge, Energy, Future, Understanding, World)

"Only through acknowledgment of the erasure and void of Jewish life can the history of Berlin and Europe have a human future."
- Daniel Libeskind
(Related: History, Life, Europe, Future)

"Community means engaging constructively with like-minded nations to build strong, sustaining institutions and alliances - and bringing emerging powers into this community so future conflict becomes less likely."
- Joe Lieberman
(Related: Community, Conflict, Future, Nations)

"The future is hidden by a dark impenetrable veil, and yet we struggle to pierce through it."
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot
(Related: Future, Struggle)

"The future is not Big Government. Self-serving politicians. Powerful bureaucrats. This has been tried, tested throughout history. The result has always been disaster. President Obama, your agenda is not new. It's not change, and it's not hope."
- Rush Limbaugh
(Related: Change, Government, History, Hope, Disaster, Future, Politicians, President, Result, Self)

"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: Time, Day, Future)

"The assertion that "all men are created equal" was of no practical use in effecting our separation from Great Britain and it was placed in the Declaration not for that, but for future use."
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: Men, Future, Separation)

"Whether it's making sure that families have access to quality health care and child care, or making sure that our children receive the best educational opportunities we can give them, we must remain committed to these needs because our children are our future."
- Blanche Lincoln
(Related: Health, Quality, Care, Children, Future, Needs)

"The wave of the future is coming and there is no fighting it."
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(Related: Fighting, Future)

"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."
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(Related: America, Appetite, Future, Present, Today, World)

"Life is a culmination of the past, an awareness of the present, an indication of a future beyond knowledge, the quality that gives a touch of divinity to matter."
- Charles Lindbergh
(Related: Life, Quality, Knowledge, Awareness, Divinity, Future, Past, Present)

"Living in dreams of yesterday, we find ourselves still dreaming of impossible future conquests."
- Charles Lindbergh
(Related: Dreams, Future, Living, Yesterday)

"But before looking to the future, let's glance back at the road we've traveled these past two years because that is the source of much of the optimism we are all feeling about the future."
- Linda Lingle
(Related: Optimism, Feeling, Future, Past, Road, Years)

"And when these advances are made, hydrogen can fill critical energy needs beyond transportation. Hydrogen can also be used to heat and generate electricity for our homes. The future possibilities of this energy source are enormous."
- Dan Lipinski
(Related: Electricity, Energy, Future, Needs, Possibilities)

"Hydrogen holds great promise to meet many of our future energy needs, and it addresses national security and our environmental concerns. Hydrogen is the simplest, most abundant element in the universe."
- Dan Lipinski
(Related: Environmental, Energy, Future, National security, Needs, Promise, Universe)

"I hope that we can continue this cooperation on other critical issues related to America's future technological competitiveness. We must work together to encourage the creative talents that have made our country the world leader in technology."
- Dan Lipinski
(Related: Technology, Work, Leader, Hope, America, Cooperation, Country, Future, World)

"I'm very concerned for the future of the earth and its amazing creatures. We've got to be careful and make sure we don't foul our own nest."
- John Lithgow
(Related: Earth, Future)

"Look at the United States today. We have made mistakes in the past. We have had shortcomings. We shall make mistakes in the future and fall short of our own best hopes."
- Henry Cabot Lodge
(Related: Future, Mistakes, Past, states, Today, United)

"Our ideal of the future is that she should continue to render that service of her own free will."
- Henry Cabot Lodge
(Related: Free will, Future, Service)

"You will in the future hear me on a pop album, but that's just the experimental side of me."
- Dave Lombardo
(Related: Future, Will)

"I know I'm happy and can't wait to see where my career will go next. This isn't the end for any of us. I can understand why they are upset but I want them to move forward and look for the future."
- LaToya London
(Related: Career, End, Future, Want, Will)

"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
(Related: Heart, Fear, Future, Past, Present)

"The work of art shows people new directions and thinks of the future. The house thinks of the present."
- Adolf Loos
(Related: Art, Work, People, Future, Present)

"I did not know what my future was going to hold."
- Rebecca Loos
(Related: Future)

"Events alone rarely provide much guide to the future."
- Walter Lord
(Related: Events, Future)

"Poetry is not only dream and vision; it is the skeleton architecture of our lives. It lays the foundations for a future of change, a bridge across our fears of what has never been before."
- Audre Lorde
(Related: Architecture, Poetry, Change, Dream, Vision, Future)

"You mustn't take what I say as gospel because no one can second-guess the future."
- James Lovelock
(Related: Future)

"My purpose... to go on with my heart and soul, devoting all my energies to Girl Scouts, and heart and hand with them, we will make our lives and the lives of the future girls happy, healthy and holy."
- Juliette G. Low
(Related: Soul, Heart, Purpose, Future, Girls, Will)

"The only hope I can see for the future depends on a wiser and braver use of the reason, not a panic flight from it."
- F. L. Lucas
(Related: Hope, Future, Reason)

"Business, more than any other occupation, is a continual dealing with the future; it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight."
- Henry R. Luce
(Related: Business, Exercise, Foresight, Future, Occupation)

"As one went to Europe to see the living past, so one must visit Southern California to observe the future."
- Alison Lurie
(Related: Europe, Future, Living, Past, Visit)

"I've found that when the market's going down and you buy funds wisely, at some point in the future you will be happy. You won't get there by reading 'Now is the time to buy.'"
- Peter Lynch
(Related: Time, Future, Reading, Will)

"It is time we in Scotland put England in its proper place and instead of our leaning on England and taking inspiration from her, we should lean and turn to Europe, for it is there our future prosperity lies."
- Hugh MacDiarmid
(Related: Time, Inspiration, EnglEurope, Future, Lies, Prosperity, Scotland)

"The best preparation for the future is the present well seen to, and the last duty done."
- George MacDonald
(Related: Duty, Future, Preparation, Present)

"There are a lot of new opportunities that are poking their head up in my future. I've been very fortunate that way, but for right now, what I like is what I'm doing."
- Gavin MacLeod
(Related: Future, Now, Right)

"I believe the preservation of the home in the future lies almost entirely in the hands of men."
- Agnes Macphail
(Related: Home, Men, Future, Lies)

"The immediate future is going to be tragic for all of us unless we find a way of making the vast educational resources of this country serve the true purpose of education, truth and justice."
- Anne Sullivan Macy
(Related: Education, Truth, Purpose, Country, Future, Justice)

"At every crossroads on the path that leads to the future, tradition has placed 10,000 men to guard the past."
- Maurice Maeterlinck
(Related: Men, Future, Past, Tradition)

"The impressions of the spriritual experiences gave my future life its form and content."
- Gustav Mahler
(Related: Life, Content, Future)

"Girls are the future mothers of our society, and it is important that we focus on their well-being."
- Miriam Makeba
(Related: Society, Focus, Future, Girls, Mothers)

"The future belongs to those who prepare for it today."
- Malcolm X
(Related: Future, Today)

"Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today."
- Malcolm X
(Related: Education, Future, Today, Tomorrow)

"When I joined the Communist movement in 1935 it was based upon the belief that mankind's future was to be found there. Certainly, millions who joined it the world over, like myself, didn't join it for profit."
- Albert Maltz
(Related: Belief, Future, Mankind, Profit, World)

"Of course, the EU is not going to fall apart, but at best it will stagnate for the foreseeable future and we will be dealing with quite a lot of internal chaos."
- Peter Mandelson
(Related: Chaos, Future, Will)

"I don't know what the future holds, but I know that God holds tomorrow, so it is exciting. Even when I have hard things happen, He loves me so big, so much. I come through it and I grow from it, because He has got me."
- Barbara Mandrell
(Related: God, Future, Tomorrow)

"In Iroquois society, leaders are encouraged to remember seven generations in the past and consider seven generations in the future when making decisions that affect the people."
- Wilma Mankiller
(Related: Society, People, Decisions, Future, Generations, Leaders, Past)

"I don't think anybody anywhere can talk about the future of their people or of an organization without talking about education. Whoever controls the education of our children controls our future."
- Wilma Mankiller
(Related: Education, People, Children, Future, Talk, Talking)

"The Freudian theory is one of the most important foundation stones for an edifice to be built by future generations, the dwelling of a freer and wiser humanity."
- Thomas Mann
(Related: Future, Generations, Humanity, Theory)

"The future of the world belongs to the youth of the world, and it is from the youth and not from the old that the fire of life will warm and enlighten the world. It is your privilege to breathe the breath of life into the dry bones of many around you."
- Tom Mann
(Related: Life, Fire, Future, Old, Privilege, Will, World, Youth)

"The earth we abuse and the living things we kill will, in the end, take their revenge; for in exploiting their presence we are diminishing our future."
- Marya Mannes
(Related: Abuse, Earth, End, Future, Living, Revenge, Will)

"Although children are only 24 percent of the population, they're 100 percent of our future and we cannot afford to provide any child with a substandard education."
- Ed Markey
(Related: Education, Children, Future, Population)

"Detroit is saying that the hydrogen vehicle is the vehicle of the future. But it's 15 years from now."
- Ed Markey
(Related: Future, Now, Saying, Years)

"Education is not only a ladder of opportunity, but it is also an investment in our future."
- Ed Markey
(Related: Education, Opportunity, Future, Investment)

"We must vote for hope, vote for life, vote for a brighter future for all of our loved ones."
- Ed Markey
(Related: Life, Hope, Future, Vote)

"My future is righteousness."
- Bob Marley
(Related: Future, Righteousness)

"In this bright future you can't forget your past."
- Bob Marley
(Related: Forget, Future, Past)

"That's kind of like how jazz is sometimes. You're out there predicting the future, and no one believes you."
- Branford Marsalis
(Related: Future, Jazz)

"Through first-class education, a generation marches down the long uncertain road of the future with confidence."
- Wynton Marsalis
(Related: Education, Confidence, First, Future, Road)

"Material goods consist of useful material things, and of all rights to hold, or use, or derive benefits from material things, or to receive them at a future time."
- Alfred Marshall
(Related: Time, Benefits, Future, Rights)

"The vote is a trust more delicate than any other, for it involves not just the interests of the voter, but his life, honor and future as well."
- Jose Marti
(Related: Trust, Life, Future, Honor, Vote)

"It's shortsighted not to view the education of a future generation of Americans as a priority for all Americans."
- Mel Martinez
(Related: Education, Americans, Future)

"The country that is more developed industrially only shows, to the less developed, the image of its own future."
- Karl Marx
(Related: Country, Future)

"I can't even say I've begun yet, but I'm trying on the idea that there is a book in my future."
- Kathy Mattea
(Related: Idea, Future, Trying)

"Depression is the inability to construct a future."
- Rollo May
(Related: Depression, Future)

"I touch the future. I teach."
- Christa McAuliffe
(Related: Future)

"The future is electronic. It's radio, television and the Internet; it's not really newspapers anymore."
- Will McDonough
(Related: Future, Internet, Newspapers, Television)

"If Jesus Christ was who He claimed to be, and He did die on a cross at a point of time in history, then, for all history past and all history future it is relevant because that is the very focal point for forgiveness and redemption."
- Josh McDowell
(Related: Forgiveness, History, Time, Christ, Future, Past)

"By concentrating on what is good in people, by appealing to their idealism and their sense of justice, and by asking them to put their faith in the future, socialists put themselves at a severe disadvantage."
- Ian Mcewan
(Related: Faith, People, Future, Idealism, Justice, Sense)

"I don't sit here and dream because I don't care about the future. I wouldn't take nothin' for my past and I've got enough behind me that I can write forever."
- Brownie McGhee
(Related: Dream, Care, Future, Past)

"We drive into the future using only our rearview mirror."
- Marshall McLuhan
(Related: Future)

"Yet since the 1950s, little has been done to prepare for our country's current or future energy needs."
- Cathy McMorris
(Related: Country, Energy, Future, Needs)

"Our specious present as such is very short. We do, however, experience passing events; part of the process of the passage of events is directly there in our experience, including some of the past and some of the future."
- George Herbert Mead
(Related: Experience, Events, Future, Past, Present)

"Americans simply ask for, not just Democrats in the House but also the Senate has asked the President for a clear plan as it relates to dealing with the issue of Iraq and our troops and making sure that we can bring families together in the very near future."
- Kendrick Meek
(Related: Americans, Democrats, Future, Iraq, President, Senate, Troops)

"Why shouldn't future generations and young Americans have the choice to earn a higher rate of return? Why shouldn't they be able to own their own Social Security so that Congress can't spend it on other things?"
- Ken Mehlman
(Related: Americans, Choice, Congress, Future, Generations, Security)

"Reaching out to Hispanics is critical to our future. The fastest-growing, and most conservative, segment of the population are natural Republicans."
- Ken Mehlman
(Related: Conservative, Future, Population, Republicans)

"Unemployment is sky-rocketing; deflation is in our future for the first time since the Great Depression. I don't care whose fault it is, it's the truth."
- John Mellencamp
(Related: Time, Truth, Care, Depression, Fault, First, Future, Sky, Unemployment)

"When you forgive, you in no way change the past - but you sure do change the future."
- Bernard Meltzer
(Related: Change, Future, Past)

"There are times when even the most potent governor must wink at transgression, in order to preserve the laws inviolate for the future."
- Herman Melville
(Related: Future, Laws, Order)

"The first approximation in this future that we're looking at is that everyone will be physically well off. They will have a great abundance in material goods, and I think that will soften some of the conflicts we see now."
- Ralph Merkle
(Related: Abundance, First, Future, Now, Will)

"We are looking at a future where to a first approximation, everyone is wealthy."
- Ralph Merkle
(Related: First, Future)

"Solitude is not something you must hope for in the future. Rather, it is a deepening of the present, and unless you look for it in the present you will never find it."
- Thomas Merton
(Related: Hope, Future, Present, Solitude, Will)

"Community colleges are one of America's great social inventions a gateway to the future for first time students looking for an affordable college education, and for mid-career students looking to get ahead in the workplace."
- Barbara Mikulski
(Related: Time, Education, America, College, Community, First, Future, Inventions, Students)

"Even in relationships, I don't get my hopes up or anything, especially not right now because I know I'm young and I've got plenty of time later in the future."
- Christina Milian
(Related: Time, Future, Now, Relationships, Right)

"Los Angeles gives one the feeling of the future more strongly than any city I know of. A bad future, too, like something out of Fritz Lang's feeble imagination."
- Henry Miller
(Related: Imagination, Feeling, Future)

"That future depends on the values of self-government, our sense of duty, loyalty, self-confidence and regard for the common good. We are a diverse country, and getting more diverse. And these virtues are what keep this great country together."
- Jeff Miller
(Related: Values, Country, Duty, Future, Loyalty, Self, Sense)

"Democrats have no agenda, no plan for the future, and no sense of leadership."
- Jeff Miller
(Related: Leadership, Democrats, Future, Sense)

"It is not secret here in Congress we have not had the discipline in many instances to keep our hands out of the cookie jar of Social Security. Now to stop this I propose that in the future that Congress cannot get its hands on the money in the first place."
- Jeff Miller
(Related: Money, Discipline, Congress, First, Future, Now, Security)

"There is but one man to whom I am willing to entrust their future and that man's name is George Bush."
- Zell Miller
(Related: Future, Man, Name)

"What is the future of the woman's movement? How in the hell do I know? I don't run it."
- Kate Millett
(Related: Future, Hell, Woman)

"I'm about to sing the song for the future."
- Stephanie Mills
(Related: Future, Song)

"We are quite open, however, to looking at acquisitions and there are opportunities that we periodically consider. and I think that may be something we do in the future, but I must say that there is no commitment to that at the present time in any form or size."
- David Milne
(Related: Time, Commitment, Future, May, Open, Present)

"I've said it before, but it's absolutely true: My mother gave me my drive, but my father gave me my dreams. Thanks to him, I could see a future."
- Liza Minelli
(Related: Dreams, Mother, Father, Future)

"With us air people, the future of our nation is indissolubly bound up in the development of air power."
- Billy Mitchell
(Related: Power, People, Development, Future, Nation)

"The future is wider than vision, and has no end."
- Donald G. Mitchell
(Related: Vision, End, Future)

"A fixed image of the future is in the worst sense ahistorical."
- Juliet Mitchell
(Related: Future, Sense)

"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
(Related: Business, Father, Thought, Future, University)

"Choose your friends with caution; plan your future with purpose, and frame your life with faith."
- Thomas S. Monson
(Related: Faith, Life, Purpose, Caution, Friends, Future)

"Every one rushes elsewhere and into the future, because no one wants to face one's own inner self."
- Michel de Montaigne
(Related: Future, Self)

"I have been judged to be a pessimist but what abyss of ignorance and low egoism is not hidden in one who thinks that Man is the god of himself and that his future can only be triumphant?"
- Eugenio Montale
(Related: God, Future, Ignorance, Man)

"An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists on boring future generations."
- Charles de Montesquieu
(Related: Content, Fool, Future, Generations)

"If education is always to be conceived along the same antiquated lines of a mere transmission of knowledge, there is little to be hoped from it in the bettering of man's future. For what is the use of transmitting knowledge if the individual's total development lags behind?"
- Maria Montessori
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Development, Future, Man)

"We should regret our mistakes and learn from them, but never carry them forward into the future with us."
- Lucy Maud Montgomery
(Related: Future, Mistakes, Regret)

"People began to understand that with the acquisition of California the nation had obtained practically half a continent, of which the future possibilities were almost unlimited, so far as the development of natural resources and the genera production of wealth were concerned."
- John Moody
(Related: People, Development, Wealth, Future, Nation, Possibilities, Production)

"It may be far in the future, but there's some kind of logical way to get from where we are to where the science fiction is."
- Elizabeth Moon
(Related: Science, Fiction, Future, May)

"My mission is a cosmic mission. My concern is for all of humanity, and not only this present world, but the world hereafter. My mission penetrates the past, present, and future, and encompasses all humanity."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Concern, Future, Humanity, Mission, Past, Present, World)

"But in the long term, I think it is improper to limit your future."
- Roy Moore
(Related: Future)

"We're all very sensitive that Jim has the shortest history with the band. He wants to be somewhat of a free agent. I'm just going to let time dictate how Jim's future evolves."
- Thurston Moore
(Related: History, Time, Future)

"Well, the future of the Internet is... Reality."
- Daniel Keys Moran
(Related: Future, Internet, Reality)

"Our ideals, laws and customs should be based on the proposition that each generation in turn becomes the custodian rather than the absolute owner of our resources - and each generation has the obligation to pass this inheritance on in the future."
- Alberto Moravia
(Related: Future, Ideals, Inheritance, Laws, Obligation)

"A vote for Japan is a vote for the future of rugby. We will do our best to make rugby a global sport."
- Yoshiro Mori
(Related: Future, Vote, Will)

"Technology is permeating every single thing we do... And to the extent that we can better expose our young people to all the different ways that technology can be used, not just for video games or toys, we're planning for the future."
- Marc Morial
(Related: Technology, People, Future, Games, Planning)

"The enemies of the future are always the very nicest people."
- Christopher Morley
(Related: People, Enemies, Future)

"It has been popular to threaten "small islands and low-lying coasts" with scenarios of disastrous future flooding. The Maldives has been the most utilised target. We have undertaken a careful analysis of actual sea level changes in the Maldives. No rise has been recorded either in the present or the past centuries."
- Nils-Axel Morner
(Related: Future, Islands, Past, Popular, Present, Sea)

"Spontaneous combustion of grassroots politics is the future."
- Dick Morris
(Related: Politics, Future)

"The past is not dead, it is living in us, and will be alive in the future which we are now helping to make."
- William Morris
(Related: Future, Living, Now, Past, Will)

"The future is keeping you out of the present time."
- Van Morrison
(Related: Time, Future, Present)

"Arbor Day is not like other holidays. Each of those reposes on the past, while Arbor Day proposes for the future."
- Julius Sterling Morton
(Related: Day, Future, Holidays, Past)

"The people gave me the responsibility of building the future of this nation. And I did it with honor."
- Hosni Mubarak
(Related: People, Building, Future, Honor, Nation, Responsibility)

"For example, the Prime Minister earlier this year talked about the importance of the Arctic to our future. He's right. A hundred years from now, the strength of Canada is going to be coming from our resources in the Arctic."
- Brian Mulroney
(Related: Strength, Canada, Example, Future, Importance, Now, Right, Years)

"I can see now a vision emerging how Canada is going to profit in the future from our Arctic resources without destroying the environment on which it is all based."
- Brian Mulroney
(Related: Vision, Canada, Environment, Future, Now, Profit)

"Traditionalists are pessimists about the future and optimists about the past."
- Lewis Mumford
(Related: Future, Past)

"We shall be better prepared for the future if we see how terrible, how doomed the present is."
- Iris Murdoch
(Related: Future, Present)

"The secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine."
- Mike Murdock
(Related: Future, Routine)

"If the year 2000 can help us move into the future, that's fine, but I am afraid that people see it as a full stop and that one can take a big breath afterwards - you can't."
- Graeme Murphy
(Related: People, Future, Help)

"I wanted to rock back and forth between myth and distant futures, yesterday, today, and tomorrow. It felt a bit like prophecy and a bit like storytelling."
- George Murray
(Related: Myth, Prophecy, Today, Tomorrow, Yesterday)

"I think a secure profession for young people is history teacher, because in the future, there will be so much more of it to teach."
- Bill Muse
(Related: History, People, Future, Profession, Will)

"The way you remember the past depends upon your hope for the future. And if what you see in your future has no hope, it has no potential, then you view the past that brought you to here as not very good."
- Story Musgrave
(Related: Hope, Future, Past, Potential)

"Fascism, the more it considers and observes the future and the development of humanity, quite apart from political considerations of the moment, believes neither in the possibility nor the utility of perpetual peace."
- Benito Mussolini
(Related: Peace, Development, Possibility, Fascism, Future, Humanity)

"First and foremost arms are tools in the service of rival nations, pointing at the possibility of a future war."
- Alva Myrdal
(Related: War, Possibility, First, Future, Nations, Service, Tools)

"You need imagination in order to imagine a future that doesn't exist."
- Azar Nafisi
(Related: Imagination, Future, Order)

"The most reliable way to forecast the future is to try to understand the present."
- John Naisbitt
(Related: Future, Present)

"In a world that is constantly changing, there is no one subject or set of subjects that will serve you for the foreseeable future, let alone for the rest of your life. The most important skill to acquire now is learning how to learn."
- John Naisbitt
(Related: Life, Future, Learning, Now, Rest, Skill, Will, World)

"So not only do we need to deal with threats as they emerge, we have to be thinking in anticipation of future threats, and the things we do have to be things that enable the system to continue to work."
- Janet Napolitano
(Related: Work, Anticipation, Future, Thinking)

"We are excited about the music, past and present and future, and are really looking forward to playing."
- Graham Nash
(Related: Music, Future, Past, Present)

"When I was born in 1942, World War II was still going. And I began to realize when I became a young adult that if we don't teach our kids a better way of relating to their fellow human beings, the very future of humanity on the planet is in jeopardy."
- Graham Nash
(Related: War, Future, Humanity, Jeopardy, Kids, World, World war)

"In the end, we are part of this region, and we are affected by its developments. What we may do or not do in the future depends on the nature of what happens here in the region."
- Hassan Nasrallah
(Related: Nature, End, Future, May)

"There have been times when I felt suicidal and I would stop my head from going in that direction of negativity because I thought there'd be something I'd miss that was funny in the future. If there's a chance I'm going to laugh tomorrow then want to live to experience that."
- Dave Navarro
(Related: Experience, Funny, Thought, Chance, Direction, Future, Negativity, Tomorrow, Want)

"We must strive to encourage East and West not only to move towards each other but also to encourage them to find a new philosophy, a philosophy which will serve as a tool determining the future of Planet Earth - our common and only shelter."
- Nursultan Nazarbayev
(Related: Earth, Future, Philosophy, Will)

"The nation will be shaped for decades by decisions that are made by President Bush and the Senate about the future of the Supreme Court."
- Ralph Neas
(Related: Court, Decisions, Future, Nation, President, Senate, Will)

"The hierarchy of relations, from the molecular structure of carbon to the equilibrium of the species and ecological whole, will perhaps be the leading idea of the future."
- Joseph Needham
(Related: Idea, Future, Leading, Will)

"Learn from the past, look to the future, but live in the present."
- Petra Nemcova
(Related: Future, Past, Present)

"ALEC is one great organization, I think, for growing future political leaders."
- Don Nickles
(Related: Future, Leaders, Political leaders)

"The future infrared space telescope will cover that area in a much more efficient manner."
- Claude Nicollier
(Related: Future, Space, Will)

"The future influences the present just as much as the past."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Future, Past, Present)

"All sciences are now under the obligation to prepare the ground for the future task of the philosopher, which is to solve the problem of value, to determine the true hierarchy of values."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Values, Future, Now, Obligation)

"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."
- Earl Nightingale
(Related: Time, Work, Family, Life, Future, Now)

"I'd visit the near future, close enough that someone might want to talk to Larry Niven and can figure out the language; distant enough to get me decent medical techniques and a ticket to the Moon."
- Larry Niven
(Related: Medical, Future, Language, Moon, Talk, Visit, Want)

"There is no justifiable prediction about how the hypothesis will hold up in the future; its degree of corroboration simply is a historical statement describing how severely the hypothesis has been tested in the past."
- Robert Nozick
(Related: Future, Past, Will)

"Evolutionary cosmology formulates theories in which a universe is capable of giving rise to and generating future universes out of itself, within black holes or whatever."
- Robert Nozick
(Related: Future, Giving, Theories, Universe)

"Our combat mission is ending, but our commitment to Iraq's future is not."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Commitment, Ending, Future, Iraq, Mission)

"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
(Related: People, Fear, Progress, Hope, Vision, Answers, Country, Feeling, Frustration, Future, Giving, Job, Sense)

"As I've said, there were patriots who supported this war, and patriots who opposed it. And all of us are united in appreciation for our servicemen and women, and our hopes for Iraqis' future."
- Barack Obama
(Related: War, Women, Appreciation, Future, United)

"The bump I was trying to hide could be the future king of England."
- Bruce Oldfield
(Related: EnglFuture, Trying)

"And all your future lies beneath your hat."
- John Oldham
(Related: Future, Lies)

"My past is my wisdom to use today... my future is my wisdom yet to experience. Be in the present because that is where life resides."
- Gene Oliver
(Related: Life, Wisdom, Experience, Future, Past, Present, Today)

"We kinda look at this as the second or third chapter of our lives. After college, most people figure out what they want to do with their lives. But we already know what we want to do in the future and that is to continue to further our business goals."
- Mary-Kate Olsen
(Related: Business, People, Goals, College, Future, Want)

"It took 35 years, but the time was well spent and I think I have established a good stake in the future."
- Johnny Olson
(Related: Time, Future, Years)

"In the remaining months, we should focus on achieving more robust international involvement in training of Iraqi soldiers, police officers, judges, teachers, and doctors - all key elements needed to end the sectarian and civil conflict and build Iraq's future."
- John Olver
(Related: Conflict, Doctors, End, Focus, Future, Iraq, Judges, Key, Months, Police, Soldiers, Teachers, Training)

"As for the United States' future in Afghanistan, it will be fire and hell and total defeat, God willing, as it was for their predecessors - the Soviets and, before them, the British."
- Mohammed Omar
(Related: God, Afghanistan, Defeat, Fire, Future, Hell, states, United, Will)

"The children have been a wonderful gift to me, and I'm thankful to have once again seen our world through their eyes. They restore my faith in the family's future."
- Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
(Related: Faith, Family, Children, Eyes, Future, World)

"If you really want something you just hang with it. We think our future's ahead and not behind."
- Jerry Only
(Related: Future, Want)

"John wrote with a very deep love for the human race and a concern for its future."
- Yoko Ono
(Related: Love, Concern, Deep, Future, Race)

"The atomic bomb made the prospect of future war unendurable. It has led us up those last few steps to the mountain pass; and beyond there is a different country."
- J. Robert Oppenheimer
(Related: War, Country, Future)

"Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past."
- George Orwell
(Related: Future, Past, Present)

"If you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face - forever."
- George Orwell
(Related: Vision, Future, Want)

"All political thinking for years past has been vitiated in the same way. People can foresee the future only when it coincides with their own wishes, and the most grossly obvious facts can be ignored when they are unwelcome."
- George Orwell
(Related: People, Facts, Future, Obvious, Past, Thinking, Wishes, Years)

"The future lies in designing and selling computers that people don't realize are computers at all."
- Adam Osborne
(Related: Computers, People, Selling, Future, Lies)

"The future is today."
- William Osler
(Related: Future, Today)

"People respond when you tell them there is a great future in front of you, you can leave your past behind."
- Joel Osteen
(Related: People, Future, Past)

"Many of us crucify ourselves between two thieves - regret for the past and fear of the future."
- Fulton Oursler
(Related: Fear, Future, Past, Regret)

"Can you look forward to the future of our country and imagine any state of things in which, with slavery still existing, we should be assured of permanent peace? I cannot."
- Robert Dale Owen
(Related: Peace, Country, Future, Slavery, State)

"After voluntary exertions on the part of our people to which the history of the world furnishes no parallel, is the old root of bitterness still to remain in the ground, to sprout and bear fruit in the future as it has borne fruit in the past?"
- Robert Dale Owen
(Related: History, People, Bitterness, Future, Old, Past, World)

"Surrender your forces and give yourselves and your troops the opportunity to be a part of Iraq's future and not a part of Iraq's past."
- Peter Pace
(Related: Opportunity, Future, Iraq, Past, Surrender, Troops)

"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
(Related: People, Future, Past, Present, Reason, Will)

"The future is now."
- Nam June Paik
(Related: Future, Now)

"When did the future switch from being a promise to a threat?"
- Chuck Palahniuk
(Related: Being, Future, Promise)

"Armageddon is not around the corner. This is only what the people of violence want us to believe. The complexity and diversity of the world is the hope for the future."
- Michael Palin
(Related: People, Hope, Complexity, Diversity, Future, Violence, Want, World)

"I'm pro-life. I'll do all I can to see every baby is created with a future and potential. The legislature should do all it can to protect human life."
- Sarah Palin
(Related: Life, Baby, Future, Potential)

"I see Turkey's future as being in Europe, as one of many prosperous, tolerant, democratic countries."
- Orhan Pamuk
(Related: Being, Countries, Europe, Future, Turkey)

"If we examine our thoughts, we shall find them always occupied with the past and the future."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Thoughts, Future, Past)

"In each action we must look beyond the action at our past, present, and future state, and at others whom it affects, and see the relations of all those things. And then we shall be very cautious."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Action, Future, Past, Present, State)

"We know that when people are safe in their homes, they are free to pursue their dream for a brighter economic future for themselves and their families."
- George E. Pataki
(Related: People, Dream, Future)

"The fighter loses more than his pride in the fight; he loses part of his future. He's a step closer to the slum he came from."
- Floyd Patterson
(Related: Fight, Future, Pride)

"Deficits mean future tax increases, pure and simple. Deficit spending should be viewed as a tax on future generations, and politicians who create deficits should be exposed as tax hikers."
- Ron Paul
(Related: Future, Tax, Generations, Politicians, Tax increases)

"The future starts today, not tomorrow."
- Pope John Paul II
(Related: Future, Today, Tomorrow)

"For my part, I do not feel that the scheme of future happiness, which ought by rights to be in preparation for me, will be at all interfered with by my not meeting again the man I have in my. mind."
- James Payn
(Related: Happiness, Future, Rights, Man, Meeting, Mind, Preparation, Will)

"Hollywood films have become a cesspool of formula and it's up to us to try to change it... I feel like a preacher! But it's really true. I feel personally responsible for the future of American cinema. Me personally."
- Alexander Payne
(Related: Change, American, Cinema, Formula, Future, Hollywood)

"Education: A debt due from present to future generations."
- George Peabody
(Related: Debt, Future, Generations, Present)

"The final upshot of thinking is the exercise of volition, and of this thought no longer forms a part; but belief is only a stadium of mental action, an effect upon our nature due to thought, which will influence future thinking."
- Charles Sanders Peirce
(Related: Nature, Thought, Action, Belief, Effect, Exercise, Future, Influence, Thinking, Will)

"A quality is something capable of being completely embodied. A law never can be embodied in its character as a law except by determining a habit. A quality is how something may or might have been. A law is how an endless future must continue to be."
- Charles Sanders Peirce
(Related: Quality, Character, Habit, Being, Future, Law, May)

"What we're discussing privately and publicly, is a budget which is a blueprint for the future which creates jobs, which educates our children, which provides healthcare for all Americans, which takes our deficit down, which gives a tax cut for 95% of the American people."
- Nancy Pelosi
(Related: People, American, Americans, Children, Future, Tax, Healthcare, Jobs)

"I am firmly convinced that, in future years, China and India will join hands in playing a more active role in maintaining peace and stability in the region and the world at large and make due contribution to the cause of human progress and development."
- Li Peng
(Related: Peace, Development, Progress, Cause, Future, Stability, Will, World, Years)

"A store's best advertisement is the service its goods render, for upon such service rest the future, the good-will, of an organization."
- James Cash Penney
(Related: Future, Rest, Service)

"What should be the future of Israel? Is the land the most important choice, and for that reason to keep the whole of the land at any cost, or to have a partition and build the Jewish state on part of the land? And the other part?"
- Shimon Peres
(Related: Choice, Future, Israel, Land, Reason, State)

"Preparing for a future in music is an expensive proposition."
- Itzhak Perlman
(Related: Music, Future)

"I look at raising funds for The Perlman Music Program as a challenge and as a way to provide opportunities for people who care about the future of classical music."
- Itzhak Perlman
(Related: Music, People, Care, Challenge, Future)

"The foundation for future prosperity is built on the bedrock of good jobs and great schools. We are building a strong foundation one job at a time and one educated Texan at a time."
- Rick Perry
(Related: Time, Building, Future, Job, Jobs, Prosperity, Schools)

"Our work is before us. It cannot be passed to future legislatures and must not be passed to future generations. May we boldly seize the moment with singular unity. And may we build a Texas of unlimited possibility."
- Rick Perry
(Related: Work, Possibility, Future, Generations, May, Unity)

"I have reached a place in my life where I need to sit down and say, 'Well, what do I do? What's best for me?' I need to look into options for the future."
- Michael Phelps
(Related: Life, Future, Options)

"When the sappy boughs Attire themselves with blooms, sweet rudiments Of future harvest."
- John Philips
(Related: Future, Harvest)

"I used to hurt so badly that I'd ask God why, what have I done to deserve any of this? I feel now He was preparing me for this, for the future. That's the way I see it."
- Eden Phillpotts
(Related: God, Future, Hurt, Now)

"The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power."
- Mary Pickford
(Related: Power, Future, Past)

"The valid research for the future is on the inner side, on the spiritual side."
- Peace Pilgrim
(Related: Future, Research, Spiritual)

"The vast possibilities of our great future will become realities only if we make ourselves responsible for that future."
- Gifford Pinchot
(Related: Future, Possibilities, Will)

"I believe the future is only the past again, entered through another gate."
- Arthur W. Pinero
(Related: Future, Past)

"To live only for some future goal is shallow. It's the sides of the mountain that sustain life, not the top."
- Robert M. Pirsig
(Related: Life, Goal, Future)

"To live for some future goal is shallow. It's the sides of the mountain that sustain life, not the top."
- Robert M. Pirsig
(Related: Life, Goal, Future)

"We have no right to assume that any physical laws exist, or if they have existed up until now, that they will continue to exist in a similar manner in the future."
- Max Planck
(Related: Future, Laws, Now, Right, Will)

"A good education is that which prepares us for our future sphere of action and makes us contented with that situation in life in which God, in his infinite mercy, has seen fit to place us, to be perfectly resigned to our lot in life, whatever it may be."
- Ann Plato
(Related: Education, Life, God, Action, Future, Infinite, May, Mercy)

"The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life."
- Plato
(Related: Education, Life, Direction, Future, Man, Will)

"The working class is my home country, and my future is linked with the proletariat."
- Andrei Platonov
(Related: Home, Class, Country, Future)

"I was offered a choice of a flat salary up front or a percentage of the film's future earnings. I took the up front money. Nobody could have figured what Halloween would ultimately become."
- Donald Pleasence
(Related: Money, Choice, Film, Future)

"To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future."
- Plutarch
(Related: Power, Wisdom, Errors, Future, Man, Mistakes)

"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."
- Edgar Allan Poe
(Related: Dream, Existence, Fancy, Future, Present)

"In terms of stories I would buy for a science fiction magazine, if they take place in the future, that might do it."
- Frederik Pohl
(Related: Science, Fiction, Future)

"But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state?"
- Alexander Pope
(Related: Blind, Fate, Future, State)

"You no longer have much in the way of knowing what to do in a big, epic novel about the future, because nobody knows what the hell is going to happen."
- Jerry Pournelle
(Related: Future, Hell)

"So, I guess the answer to your question is very few people can bring off a novel of the future because it's just so damn hard to make it look like the future."
- Jerry Pournelle
(Related: People, Future, Question)

"So as I look at transitioning to the communication platforms of the future, I see that the beauty of Internet protocols is you get the separation of the layers between service and technology."
- Michael K. Powell
(Related: Beauty, Technology, Communication, Future, Internet, Separation, Service)

"There's been a big void out there, in terms of where I've been and what I am currently working on, I'd like to fill that void now and share my exciting plans for the future."
- Priscilla Presley
(Related: Future, Now)

"The power to mould the future of the Republic will be in the hands of the journalists of future generations."
- Joseph Pulitzer
(Related: Power, Future, Generations, Will)

"I have made good judgements in the past. I have made good judgements in the future."
- Dan Quayle
(Related: Future, Past)

"In George Bush you get experience, and with me you get - The Future!"
- Dan Quayle
(Related: Experience)

"It's a question of whether we're going to go forward into the future, or past to the back."
- Dan Quayle
(Related: Future, Past, Question)

"The future will be better tomorrow."
- Dan Quayle
(Related: Future, Tomorrow, Will)

"The future is built on brains, not prom court, as most people can tell you after attending their high school reunion. But you'd never know it by talking to kids or listening to the messages they get from the culture and even from their schools."
- Anna Quindlen
(Related: People, Court, Culture, Future, Kids, Listening, School, Schools, Talking)

"The law of humanity ought to be composed of the past, the present, and the future, that we bear within us; whoever possesses but one of these terms, has but a fragment of the law of the moral world."
- Edgar Quinet
(Related: Future, Humanity, Law, Past, Present, World)

"Fear of the future is worse than one's present fortune."
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian
(Related: Fear, Fortune, Future, Present)

"The future is much like the present, only longer."
- Dan Quisenberry
(Related: Future, Present)

"I've seen the future and it's much like the present only longer."
- Dan Quisenberry
(Related: Future, Present)

"The Christian of the future will be a mystic or he will not exist at all."
- Karl Rahner
(Related: Christian, Future, Will)

"Upper classes are a nation's past; the middle class is its future."
- Ayn Rand
(Related: Class, Future, Middle class, Nation, Past)

"The correct didactic analysis is one that does not in the least differ from the curative treatment. How, indeed, shall the future analyst learn the technique if he does not experience it just exactly as he is to apply it later?"
- Otto Rank
(Related: Experience, Future, Treatment)

"You have reckoned that history ought to judge the past and to instruct the contemporary world as to the future. The present attempt does not yield to that high office. It will merely tell how it really was."
- Leopold Von Ranke
(Related: History, Future, Office, Past, Present, Will, World, Yield)

"And it's also producing a growth in debt to the United States that will weight very heavily in a country that has to address issues like having more old people to be covered by Social Security or by pension in the future."
- Rodrigo Rato
(Related: People, Growth, Country, Debt, Future, Old, Security, states, United, Weight, Will)

"We can choose between the future and the past, between reason and ignorance, between true compassion and mere ideology."
- Ron Reagan
(Related: Compassion, Future, Ideology, Ignorance, Past, Reason)

"While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future."
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: Inspiration, Americans, Future, Past)

"And yet, I suppose you mourn the loss or the death of what you thought your life was, even if you find your life is better after. You mourn the future that you thought you'd planned."
- Lynn Redgrave
(Related: Death, Life, Thought, Future, Loss)

"You have to be professional and think about the future."
- Jamie Redknapp
(Related: Future)

"I think life is far too short to concentrate on your past. I rather look into the future."
- Lou Reed
(Related: Life, Future, Past)

"It's time that America's government lived by the same values as America's families. It's time we invested in America's future and made sure our people have the skills to compete and thrive in a 21st century economy. That's what Democrats believe."
- Harry Reid
(Related: Government, Time, People, Values, America, Democrats, Economy, Future)

"I know how sobering and exhausting parenthood is. But the reality is that our children's future depends on us as parents. Because we know that the first years truly last forever."
- Rob Reiner
(Related: Children, First, Future, Parenthood, Parents, Reality, Years)

"There is a different future that is available to North Korea, if they choose differently."
- Mitchell Reiss
(Related: Future)

"Now North Korea certainly is located in a different place geographically, but I think it faces the same type of strategic decision. Does it want a different future for its people?"
- Mitchell Reiss
(Related: People, Decision, Faces, Future, Now, Want)

"Stephen King in many respects is a wonderful writer. He has made a contribution. People in the future will be able to pick up Stephen King's books and learn a lot about who we were by reading those books."
- Anne Rice
(Related: People, Books, Future, Reading, Will, Writer)

"Congress seems to believe that 'Children are our future' is a phrase coined by tobacco advertisers."
- Jef I. Richards
(Related: Congress, Future)

"As a child is indulged or checked in its early follies, a ground is generally laid for the happiness or misery of the future man."
- Samuel Richardson
(Related: Happiness, Future, Man, Misery)

"Carry on any enterprise as if all future success depended on it."
- Cardinal Richelieu
(Related: Success, Future)

"It would be wonderful to think that the future is unknown and sort of surprising."
- Alan Rickman
(Related: Future)

"What I'm suggesting to you is that this could be a renaissance. We may be on the cusp of a future which could provide a tremendous leap forward for humanity."
- Jeremy Rifkin
(Related: Future, Humanity, May)

"No skill shapes a child's future success in school or in life more than the ability to read."
- Bob Riley
(Related: Life, Success, Ability, Future, School, Skill)