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  • 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


  • 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


  • Real generosity towards the future lies in giving all to the present.
    * Albert Camus


  • I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
    * Albert Einstein


  • Through loyalty to the past, our mind refuses to realize that tomorrow's joy is possible only if today's makes way for it; that each wave owes the beauty of its line only to the withdrawal of the preceding one.
    * André Gide


  • Only mothers can think of the future-because they give birth to it in their children.
    * Maxim Gorky


  • Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.
    * Lyndon B. Johnson


  • The architecture of our future is not only unfinished; the scaffolding has hardly gone up.
    * George Lamming


  • Morning comes whether you set the alarm or not.
    * Ursula K. Le Guin


  • Do we not all spend the greater part of our lives under the shadow of an event that has not yet come to pass?
    * Maurice Maeterlinck


  • I believe the future is only the past again, entered through another gate.
    * Sir Arthur Wing Pinero


  • We know what we are, but know not what we may be.
    * William Shakespeare


  • 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