100+ Best Future Quotes: Exclusive Selection

The future is very important to all of us. Thinking about the future will take you one step forward. Our future depends on what we do now, so it is very important to use our time in a wise way. Inspirational quotes about the future will inspire you to appreciate the present and prepare you for better life.

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Top Future Quotes

  • The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time. — Abraham Lincoln
  • Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today. — Malcolm X
  • The future rewards those who press on. I don’t have time to feel sorry for myself. I don’t have time to complain. I’m going to press on. — Barack Obama
  • You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backward. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something–your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life. — Steve Jobs
  • What you do today will determine your future. — Catherine Pulsifer
  • The future belongs to those who prepare for it today. — Malcolm X
  • The prerequisite for motivation and success in any endeavor is a BIG vision for your future. If you’re stuck in the past, you’re really in trouble. — B. N. Norton, Motivation Into Success
  • Let the future tell the truth, and evaluate each one according to his work and accomplishments. The present is theirs; the future, for which I have really worked, is mine. — Nikola Tesla
  • What is coming is better than what is gone. — Arabic Proverb
  • The American lives even more for his goals, for the future, than the European. Life for him is always becoming, never being. — Albert Einstein, Ideas And Opinions
  • No matter how dirty your past is, your future is still spotless. — Drake
  • America’s future will be determined by the home and the school. The child becomes largely what he is taught; hence we must watch what we teach, and how we live. — Jane Addams
  • The secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine. — Mike Murdock
  • Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present. — Jim Rohn
  • A speculator is a man who observes the future, and acts before it occurs. — Bernard Baruch
  • Don’t worry about people in your past. There’s a reason they didn’t make it to your future. — Anonymous
  • When I look into the future, it’s so bright it burns my eyes. — Oprah Winfrey
  • Map out your future – but do it in pencil. The road ahead is as long as you make it. Make it worth the trip. — Jon Bon Jovi
  • Just because the past didn’t turn out like you wanted it to doesn’t mean your future can’t be better than you imagined. — Anonymous
  • The only thing we know about the future is that it will be different. — Peter Drucker
  • The longer you look back, the farther you can look forward. — Winston Churchill
  • The best way to predict the future is to create it. — Abraham Lincoln
  • There are no guarantees or crystal balls for the future, and there’s no absolute way to know if you are or aren’t making the right decision. Give tomorrow the best possible chance that you can. — Kennedth Dino, The 12 Commandments
  • The future is always beginning now. — Anonymous
  • If we could unfold the future, the present would be our greatest care. — Edward Counsel
  • Let go of the past and go for the future. — Anonymous
  • Those who live in the past limit their future. — Anonymous
  • The future is not some place we are going, but one we are creating. The paths to it are not found but made, and the activity of making them changes both the maker and the destination. — John Schaar
  • Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay. — Simone de Beauvoir
  • Faith and hope work hand in hand, however while hope focuses on the future, faith focuses on the now. — David Odunaiya, How To Make Faith Work In Your Life
  • Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now. — Alan Lakein
  • The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. — Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards. ― Søren Kierkegaard
  • Optimism is a strategy for making a better future. Because unless you believe that the future can be better, you are unlikely to step up and take responsibility for making it so. — Noam Chomsky
  • The future depends on what we do in the present. — Mahatma Gandhi
  • My dreams are my dress rehearsals for my future. — David Copperfield
  • The future is not an inheritance, it is an opportunity and an obligation. — Bill Clinton
  • People can foresee the future only when it coincides with their own wishes, and the most grossly obvious facts can be ignored when they are unwelcome. — George Orwell
  • May the happiest days of your past, be the saddest days of your future. — Irish Saying
  • Tomorrow may never come to us. We do not live in tomorrow. We cannot find it in any of our title-deeds. The man who owns whole blocks of real estate, and great ships on the sea, does not own a single minute of tomorrow. Tomorrow! It is a mysterious possibility, not yet born. It lies under the seal of midnight–behind the veil of glittering constellations. — E. H. Chaplin
  • Do something today that your future self will thank you for. — Anonymous
  • We did not come to fear the future. We came here to shape it. — Barack Obama
  • Our future will be shaped by the assumptions we make about who we are and what we can be. — Rosabeth Moss Kanter
  • What worked in the past isn’t going to work in the future. More is expected of leaders today. All of us need to start demanding more from ourselves as leaders. — Vince Molinaro, The Leadership Contract: The Fine Print to Becoming an Accountable Leader
  • Nobody knows what the future will bring, but it’s a good bet that there will be a delivery charge. — Tom Wilson
  • The future remains uncertain and so it should, for it is the canvas upon which we paint our desires. Thus always the human condition faces a beautifully empty canvas. — Frank Herbert
  • You don’t need to predict the future. Just choose a future — a good future, a useful future — and make the kind of prediction that will alter human emotions and reactions in such a way that the future you predicted will be brought about. Better to make a good future than predict a bad one. — Isaac Asimov
  • There is no justification for present existence other than its expansion into an indefinitely open future. — Simone De Beauvoir
  • Even if you fall on your face you’re still moving forward. — Victor Kiam
  • Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present. — Albert Camus
  • 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 know not what the future holds, but I know who holds the future. — Anonymous
  • We cannot predict the future. But we can create it. I desire no future that will break the ties of the past. — George Eliot
  • 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
  • Your future is as bright as your faith. — Anonymous
  • The future starts today, not tomorrow. — Pope John Paul II
  • He who pays not no attention to his future is always penalized. — Dr T.P.Chia
  • Rather than wasting time on yesterday that is gone, it is better to invest your time in tomorrow that is not yet born — RVM
  • Our future accomplishments are determined entirely by how every second in our life is put to a useThe future is the cumulation of many nows. — Anonymous
  • Your future is created by what you do today not tomorrow. — Anonymous
  • When you relinquish the desire to control your future, you can have more happiness. — Nicole Kidman
  • In this volatile business of ours, we can ill afford to rest on our laurels, even to pause in retrospect. Times and conditions change so rapidly that we must keep our aim constantly focused on the future. — Walt Disney
  • We may not be able to prepare the future for our children, but we can at least prepare our children for the future. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • The minute you alter your perception of yourself and your future, both you and your future begin to change. — Marilee Zdenek
  • 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.
  • No amount of sophistication is going to allay the fact that all your knowledge is about the past and all your decisions are about the future. — Ian Wilson
  • The future is not a result of choices among alternative paths offered by the present, but a place that is created–created first in the mind and will, created next in activity. The future is not some place we are going to, but one we are creating. — unknown
  • Show me someone who doesn’t dream about the future and I’ll show you someone who doesn’t know where they are going — unknown
  • The vast possibilities of our great future will become realities only if we make ourselves responsible for that future. — Gifford Pinchot
  • He who controls the present, controls the past. He who controls the past, controls the future. — George Orwell
  • The future lies before you, like paths of pure white snow. Be careful how you tread it, for every step will show. — unknown
  • People are always shouting they want to create a better future. It’s not true. The future is an apathetic void of no interest to anyone. The past is full of life, eager to irritate us, provoke and insult us, tempt us to destroy or repaint it. The only reason people want to be masters of the future is to change the past. — Milan Kundera
  • The future is not something we enter. The future is something we create. — Leonard I. Sweet
  • Do not watch the clock. Do what it does. Keep going. — Sam Levenson
  • What you do today can improve all your tomorrows. — Ralph Marston
  • The future lies before you, like paths of pure white snow. Be careful how you tread it, for every step will show. — Author Unknown
  • Run to meet the future or it’s going to run you down. — Anthony J. D’Angelo
  • My interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there. — Anonymous
  • tudy the past if you want to define the future. — Confucious
  • A person can change his future by merely changing his attitude. — Earl Nightingale
  • Do not let the shadows of your past darken the doorstep of your future. — Anonymous
  • You cannot change your future. But you can change your habits. And surely your habits will change your future. — A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
  • Think. About. Your. Future. — Anonymous
  • If there is hope in the future, there is literally power in the present. — Zig Ziglar
  • Your past never defines your future. — Anonymous
  • How We Think It Is, Is How It Is — It’s easy to confuse what has happened in our past as what is going to happen in the future. What we fail to realize is that what happened in our past does not have to equal the future. If you believe that it does, then it does. — Robert Norman, Positive Thinking
  • Never let fear decide your future. — Anonymous
  • We invest in the future. — Greg Plitt
  • Be loyal to your future, not your past. — Anonymous
  • There is nothing like a dream to create the future. — Victor Hugo
  • The future influences the present. — Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Always remember that the future comes one day at a time. — Dean Acheson
  • Starting today, you have the opportunity to build on your good works and your hopes for the future through creating a plan that will benefit the causes most important to you. — Kathy LeMay, The Generosity Plan
  • If you don’t leave your past in your past, it will destroy your future. — Anonymous
  • We are ready to act on those futures we have been planning since we were five years old and decided we wanted to be superheroes. Now is the time to go be superheroes, whatever that means to you. — Valedictorian Alexander Johnson
  • Even though the future seems far away, it is actually beginning right now. — Mattie Stepanek
  • Mathematics is just another way of predicting the future. — Ralph Abraham
  • The future is there… looking back at us. Trying to make sense of the fiction we will have become. ― William Gibson
  • You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today. — Abraham Lincoln
  • We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future. — George Bernard Shaw

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