Our faith in the present dies out long before our faith in the future. ~Ruth Benedict
I believe the future is only the past again, entered through another gate. ~Arthur Wing Pinero, The Second Mrs. Tanqueray, 1893
We should all be concerned about the future because we will have to spend the rest of our lives there. ~Charles F. Kettering
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough. ~Albert Einstein
The past can't see you, but the future is listening. ~Terri Guillemets
And in today already walks tomorrow. ~Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The future is always beginning now. ~Mark Strand, Reasons for Moving
A preoccupation with the future not only prevents us from seeing the present as it is but often prompts us to rearrange the past. ~Eric Hoffer
The future, according to some scientists, will be exactly like the past, only far more expensive. ~John Sladek
The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to be. ~Paul Valery
Tomorrow is fresh, with no mistakes in it. ~L.M. Montgomery
How sure I feel, how warm and strong and happy
For the future! How sure the future is within me;
I am like a seed with a perfect flower enclosed....
~D.H. Lawrence, "Wedlock"
You can never plan the future by the past. ~Edmund Burke, "Letter to a Member of the National Assembly"
I have seen the future and it is very much like the present - only longer. ~Kehlog Albran
I know not what the future holds, but I know who holds the future. ~Author Unknown
It is said that the present is pregnant with the future. ~Voltaire
The course of life is unpredictable... no one can write his autobiography in advance. ~Abraham Joshua Heschel
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