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All futurity seems teeming with endless destruction never to be repelled; Desperate remorse swallows the present in a quenchless rage.
~ William Blake | ( British poet and painter. ) | 1757-1827 | Future
quotes Division : Artists   
     
By the street of by-and-by, one arrives at the house of never.
~ Miguel de Cervantes | ( Spanish novelist ) | 1547-1616 | Future
quotes Division : Novelists   
     
Future: That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true and our happiness is assured.
~ Ambrose Bierce | ( American newspaperman and short-story writer. ) | 1842-1914 | Future
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
I desire no future that will break the ties with the past.
~ George Eliot | ( British writer. ) | 1819-1880 | Future
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
I don't try to describe the future. I try to prevent it.
~ Ray Bradbury | (American science fiction writer. ) | 1920-2012 | Future
quotes Division : Fantasy and Science Fiction Writers   
     
I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
~ Albert Einstein | ( German-Swiss-U.S. scientist. ) | 1879-1955 | Future
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors   
     
If I were to live to the world's end, and do all the good that man can do, I must still cry, " Mercy!" Why then should I be unwilling or afraid to die this moment, with a sense of God's pardoning love, when I can have no other claim to salvation if I were to live forever?
-: [ Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895) ,P. 272. ]
~ Thomas Adam | (Clergyman and Religious writer ) | 1701-1784 | Future
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
It is possible to believe that all the past is but the beginning of a beginning, and that all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn. It is possible to believe that all the human mind has ever accomplished is but the dream before the awakening.
~ H. G. Wells | (British-born american Author. ) | 1866-1946 | Future
quotes Division : American writers   
     
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.
~ Mark Twain | (American Humorist and Educator ) | 1835 - 1910 | Future
quotes Division : Humorists and Comedians   
     
People are always shouting they want to create a better future. It's not true. The future is an apathetic void of no interest to anyone. The past is full of life, eager to irritate us, provoke and insult us, tempt us to destroy or repaint it. The only reason people want to be masters of the future is to change the past.
~ Milan Kundera | ( Czech writer. ) | 1929-? | Future
quotes Division : Czech writers   
     
That man is prudent who neither hopes nor fears anything from the uncertain events of the future.
~ Anatole France | ( French writer. ) | 1844-1924 | Future
quotes Division : French Authors and Writers   
     
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
~ Abraham Lincoln | ( Politician. President of the United States. ) | 1809-1865 | Future
quotes Division : U.S. Presidents   
     
The best way to predict the future is to create it.
~ Peter F. Drucker | ( American writer and management consultant. ) | 1909-2005 | Future
quotes Division : Economists and Business   
     
The child is not to be educated for the present, but for the remote future, and often is opposition to the immediate future.
~ Jean Paul | ( German novelist and humorist. ) | 1763-1825 | Future
quotes Division : Humorists and Comedians   
     
The danger of the past was that men became slaves. The danger of the future is that men may become robots. True enough, robots do not rebel. But given man's nature, robots cannot live and remain sane, they become ''Golems,'' they will destroy their world and themselves because they cannot stand any longer the boredom of a meaningless life.
~ Erich Fromm | (Psychoanalyst and social philosopher. ) | 1900-1980 | Future
quotes Division : Psychotherapists   
     
The future comes one day at a time.
~ Dean Acheson | (American statesman and lawyer ) | 1893-1971 | Future
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
The future comes one day at a time.
~ Dean Acheson | (American statesman and lawyer ) | 1893-1971 | Future
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
The future comes slowly, the present flies and the past stands still forever.
~ Friedrich Schiller | ( German dramatist ) | 1759-1805 | Future
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
The future destiny of the child is always the work of the mother.
~ Napoleon I | ( Napoleon Bonaparte. French general. ) | 1769-1821 | Future
quotes Division : War Leaders   
     
The future influences the present just as much as the past.
~ Friedrich Nietzsche | ( German-Swiss philosopher and writer. ) | 1844-1900 | Future
quotes Division : German Philosophers   
     
The future is made of the same stuff as the present.
~ Simone Weil | ( French Philosopher ) | 1910-1943 | Future
quotes Division : French Philosophers   
     
The future is purchased by the present.
~ Samuel Johnson | ( British author. ) | 1709-1784 | Future
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
The future is... black.
~ James Baldwin | ( African-American writer. ) | 1924-1987 | Future
quotes Division : American writers   
     
The future will one day be the present and will seem as unimportant as the present does now.
~ W. Somerset Maugham | (British novelist and playwright. ) | 1874-1965 | Future
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
The gigantic shadows which futurity casts upon the present.
~ Percy Bysshe Shelley | ( English poet. ) | 1792-1822 | Future
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
The past is of no importance. The present is of no importance. It is with the future that we have to deal. For the past is what man should not have been. The present is what man ought not to be. The future is what artists are.
~ Oscar Wilde | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | Future
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to be.
~ Paul VA!lery | (French poet, essayist, and philosopher. ) | 1871-1945 | Future
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
There are certain moments when we might wish the future were built by men of the past.
~ Jean Rostand | (French biologist and philosopher. ) | 1894-1977 | Future
quotes Division : French Philosophers   
     
Tomorrow is an old deceiver, and his cheat never grows stale.
~ Samuel Johnson | ( British author. ) | 1709-1784 | Future
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.
~ George Bernard Shaw | ( Irish writer. ) | 1856-1950 | Future
quotes Division : Irish writers   
     
We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon.
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt | ( Thirty-second President of the USA. ) | 1882-1945 | Future
quotes Division : U.S. Presidents   
     
We know what we are, but know not what we may be.
~ William Shakespeare | ( British poet and playwright. ) | 1564-1616 | Future
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
When all else is lost, the future still remains.
~ Christian Nevell Bovee | ( American author y lawyer. ) | 1820-1904 | Future
quotes Division : Civil Libertarians   
     

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