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Quotes about the Future

Updated on May 11, 2011

Future Human

Upon arriving at my 90th hub I have decided I would talk about something which everyone shares in common, where are we headed as the human race? how will we get there? and I too am starting to ponder the possibilities for my writing once I cross the 100th hub mark.

I have returned to my 'Quote' articles as of recent and this is because I have found a new method for choosing the most popular topics and I also wanted to rest from more in depth hubs such as the New York one which took me two consecutive evenings to complete.

I will not delay any longer I just wanted to make a brief introduction before introducing some of the admiral and inspiring quotes:

  • The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time. - Abraham Lincoln
  • In the future everyone will be famous for fifteen minutes. - Andy Warhol
  • The future is here. It's just not widely distributed yet. - William Gibson
  • I have seen the future and it is very much like the present - only longer. - Kehlog Albran

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Developments

  • A speculator is a man who observes the future, and acts before it occurs. -Bernard Baruch
  • The mind of man is capable of anything - because everything is in it, all the past as well as all the future - Joseph Conrad
  • Don't try to innovate for the future. Innovate for the present! - Peter Drucker
  • The best way to predict the future is to invent it. - Alan Kay

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Future Options

  • Heal the past; live the present; dream the future. - Unknown
  • It is impossible for you to take power over the future because it isn't even real. - WM. Paul Young, The Shack
  • Science has not yet mastered prophecy. We predict too much for the next year and yet far too little for the next ten. - Neil Armstrong
  • When it comes to the future, there are three kinds of people: those who let it happen, those who make it happen, and those who wonder what happened.- John M. Richardson, Jr.

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Future Internet

  • 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
  • Adding computers to a traditional hierarchical authoritarian institution is about as productive as adding sparkplugs to a steam engine. - David Pearce Snyder

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Global Future

  • The means by which we live have outdistanced the ends for which we live. Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men. - Mahatma Gandhi
  • The future is like heaven. Everyone exalts it, but no one wants to go there now. -James Baldwin

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Past Future

  • To the wrongs that need resistance, To the right that needs assistance,To the future in the distance, Give yourselves. - Carrie Chapman Catt
  • The future belongs to those who give the next generation reason for hope. - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

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Future Technology

  • Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards. - Søren Kierkegaard
  • the future is uncertain but the end is always near- Jim Morrison

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Future Financial

  • Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future. - John F Kennedy
  • Of all the things that can have an effect on your future, I believe personal growth is the greatest. We can talk about sales growth, profit growth, asset growth, but all of this probably will not happen without personal growth. John Rohn

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Emerging Technology

  • The future is to grasp not to contemplate. - Byron Pulsifer
  • He was a man with a great future behind him, already. -Carter, Angela Olive - Wise Children

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Futuristic

Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him. -David, Dwight, Eisenhower

Well, that's it for this topic, I have to say my favorites from the 25 above have to be the Andy Warhol & Mahatma Gandhi

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