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Future Quotes

31 of the best book quotes about future
  1. #1
    “When I left Queen’s my future seemed to stretch out before me like a straight road. I thought I could see along it for many a milestone. Now there is a bend in it. I don’t know what lies around the bend, but I’m going to believe that the best does. It has a fascination of its own, that bend, Marilla.”
  2. #2
    “The consequences of our actions are always so complicated, so diverse, that predicting the future is a very difficult business indeed.”
  3. #3
    “I see a vacant seat,” replied the Ghost, “in the poor chimney-corner, and a crutch without an owner, carefully preserved. If these shadows remain unaltered by the Future, the child will die.”
  4. #4
    “It’s just that sometimes, our future is dictated by what we are, as opposed to what we want.”
  5. #5
    “I don’t live in either my past or my future. I’m interested only in the present. If you can concentrate always on the present, you’ll be a happy man. Life will be a party for you, a grand festival, because life is the moment we’re living now.”
  6. #6
    “We have to do with the past only as we can make it useful to the present and the future.”
  7. #7
    “By the pricking of my thumbs,
    Something wicked this way comes.”
    author
    Shakespeare
    book
    Macbeth
    concept
    Future
  8. #8
    “If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face—for ever.”
    author
    George Orwell
    book
    1984
    concept
    Future
  9. #9
    “Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.”
    author
    George Orwell
    book
    1984
    concepts
    TimeFuture
  10. #10
    “There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.”
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6.2
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6.1
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6.0
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Penguin and Pinecone
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6.0
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The Trumpet of the Swan book
6.0
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Spot Loves His Daddy book
6.0
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Spot Loves His Daddy
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5.9
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  1. #11
    “The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.”
  2. #12
    “But this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 3:13-14)
  3. #13
    “The future will be what it will, and fretting about it will only make your fears more likely to come true.”
  4. #14
    “To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow,
    Creeps in this petty pace from day to day,
    To the last syllable of recorded time;
    And all our yesterdays have lighted fools
    The way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle!
    Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player,
    That struts and frets his hour upon the stage,
    And then is heard no more. It is a tale
    Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury,
    Signifying nothing.”
  5. #15
    “None knows what the new day shall bring him.”
  6. #16
    “We got a future.”
  7. #17
    “Florence saw childhood as something fleeting to be enjoyed. I saw childhood as a training period, a time to build character and invest for the future.”
  8. #18
    “Notice I didn’t specify what kind of doom, so no matter what happens, I predicted it. How very wise of me.”
  9. #19
    “This is the time to merge his self in a great current, in the rising tide which is approaching to sweep us all, willing or unwilling, into the future.”
    author
    Ayn Rand
    book
    The Fountainhead
    character
    Toohey
    concepts
    FutureTime
  10. #20
    “The successful among us delay gratification. The successful among us bargain with the future.”
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6.6
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6.0
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6.0
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Special Delivery book
5.3
picture book
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The Road Not Taken book
5.0
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Rattletrap Car book
5.0
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Madeline's Christmas book
5.0
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Sea Monster! book
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  1. #21
    “But love has to be stronger than hate, or there is no future for us.”
  2. #22
    “The past could always be annihilated. Regret, denial, or forgetfulness could do that. But the future was inevitable. There were passions in him that would find their terrible outlet, dreams that would make the shadow of their evil real.”
  3. #23
    “Tomorrow, I’ll think of some way to get him back.”
  4. #24
    “The past and the present are within my field of inquiry, but what a man may do in the future is a hard question to answer.”
  5. #25
    “There’s much more. There’s all that goes beyond – all ... that is Elsewhere – and all that goes back, and back, and back. I received all of those, when I was selected. And here in this room, all alone, I re-experience them again and again. It is how wisdom comes. And how we shape our future.”
  6. #26
    “After all, tomorrow is another day!”
  7. #27
    “Men’s courses will foreshadow certain ends, to which, if persevered in, they must lead,” said Scrooge. “But if the courses be departed from, the ends will change. Say it is thus with what you show me!”
  8. #28
    “I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me. I will not shut out the lessons that they teach.”
  9. #29
    “Yet do not cast all hope away. Tomorrow is unkown. Rede oft is found at the rising of the Sun.”
  10. #30
    “Do not trouble your hearts overmuch with thought of the road tonight. Maybe the paths that you each shall tread are already laid before your feet, though you do not see them.”
  11. #31
    “Live in the present, remember the past, and fear not the future, for it doesn’t exist and never shall. There is only now.”
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