"My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there."
Charles F. Kettering
"Finish each day and be done with it.
You have done what you could;
some blunders and absurdities have crept in;
forget them as soon as you can.
Tomorrow is a new day;
you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit
to be encumbered with your old nonsense."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"A speculator is a man who observes the future, and acts before it occurs."
"One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon - instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today."
A cynic is not merely one who reads bitter lessons from the past; he is one who is prematurely disappointed in the future."
Sydney J. Harris
"The future lies before you, like paths of pure white snow. Be careful how you tread it, for every step will show."
"The mind of man is capable of anything - because everything is in it, all the past as well as all the future."
"If you do not think about the future, you cannot have one."
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."
"You can never plan the future by the past."
"My dreams are my dress rehearsals for my future."
"No amount of sophistication is going to allay the fact that all your knowledge is about the past and all your decisions are about the future."
"Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay."
Simone de Beauvoir
"Just remember - when you think all is lost, the future remains."
"The Future . . .
something which everyone reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour,
whatever he does, whoever he is."
C. S. Lewis
"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."
"Change is not merely necessary to life, it is life."
"People always find it easier to be a result of the past rather than a cause of the future."
"The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time."
"Everything that looks to the future elevates human nature. Never is life so low or so little as when occupied with the present."
Walter Savage Landor
"Always remember that the future comes one day at a time."