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Quotations by Subject: The Future
(Related Subjects: The Past, Time)
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The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
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Alan Kay
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
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Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)
In the future everyone will be famous for fifteen minutes.
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Andy Warhol (1928 - 1987)
The future will be better tomorrow.
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Dan Quayle (1947 - )
The future is much like the present, only longer.
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Dan Quisenberry
A preoccupation with the future not only prevents us from seeing the present as it is but often prompts us to rearrange the past.
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Eric Hoffer (1902 - 1983), The Passionate State of Mind, 1954
Not much longer shall we have time for reading lessons of the past. An inexorable present calls us to the defense of a great future.
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Henry Luce
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.
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Jim Bishop, New York Journal-American, March 14, 1959
We have come too far, we have sacrificed too much, to disdain the future now.
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John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963)
The future, according to some scientists, will be exactly like the past, only far more expensive.
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John Sladek
A man that don't believe in destiny don't need to know what his destiny is.
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Laura Moncur (1969 - ), Merriton: Twelve Hours from San Francisco, 08-20-08
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.
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Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (121 AD - 180 AD), Meditations, 200 A.D.
When you relinquish the desire to control your future, you can have more happiness.
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Nicole Kidman, in The Scotsman
Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future.
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Niels Bohr (1885 - 1962)
The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to be.
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Paul Valery (1871 - 1945)
I have seen the future and it doesn't work.
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Robert Fulford
The world is full of people whose notion of a satisfactory future is, in fact, a return to the idealised past.
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Robertson Davies, "A Voice from the Attic", 1960
Time is just something that we assign. You know, past, present, it's just all arbitrary. Most Native Americans, they don't think of time as linear; in time, out of time, I never have enough time, circular time, the Stevens wheel. All moments are happening all the time.
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Robin Green and Mitchell Burgess, Northern Exposure, Hello, I Love You, 1994
If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find that we have lost the future.
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Sir Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)
The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.
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Sir Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965), Speech at Harvard University, September 6, 1943
Life wouldn't be worth living if I worried over the future as well as the present.
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W. Somerset Maugham (1874 - 1965), 'Of Human Bondage', 1915
The future is here. It's just not widely distributed yet.
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William Gibson (1948 - )
The future ain't what it used to be.
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Yogi Berra (1925 - )
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