«What will people of the future think of us? Will they say, as Roger Williams said of some of the Massachusetts Indians, that we were wolves with the minds of men? Will they think that we resigned our humanity? They will have that right.»

C.P. Snow

«It is possible that librarians will be robots, controlled by Master Minds having mastery of a master computer at the Library of Congress.»

Richard Armour

«That girl, dead and gone, her spirit trapped forever just inside town limits—she'd come from someplace, was going somewhere. Until destiny had stepped into the road in front of her, stopped her forward motion, drawn a killing claw against the white, fluttering swell of her future. Whispering, 'Oh no, you don't.'»

Kat Rosenfield

«Since the future's so iffy, I'll turn my attention to the past.»

Manil Suri

«The future lies in unity and respect, not division and stereotypes»

Abdullah II of Jordan

«It's being here now that's important. There's no past and there's no future. Time is a very misleading thing. All there is ever, is the now. We can gain experience from the past, but we can't relive it; and we can hope for the future, but we don't know if there is one.»

George Harrison

«Start from as little as you can - You never know, this may be the difference of tomorrow.»

Abed Rahmani

«What’s the use of having developed a science well enough to make predictions if, in the end, all we’re willing to do is stand around and wait for them to come true?»

F. Sherwood Rowland

«How others treat you is their fate, and how you respond is your portion.»

Buky Ojelabi

«It’s more like he was an ant in the land of elephants. Nobody would notice his presence, no matter how much noise he might make.»

B. Barmanbek

«All that matters is this moment and what you make of it, because the past is history and the future is just full of wishes that you can’t foresee.»

Austin V. Songer

«Grow a garden. When there’s a food shortage in the future, you’ll need it. And when people try to steal your food and you shoot them, you’ll also need a good place to hide the bodies.»

Jarod Kintz

«The future will be bright, if you play it right!»

Debasish Mridha

«...we have to surpass ourselves every day, make every day undying. Climb our own personal Everest and do it in such a way that every step is a little bit of eternity.»

Muriel Barbery

«The future might be dark, but darkness shared wasn't a thing to be feared.»

Heather R. Blair

«The Looking Glass- Wish it bares abides in us.»

Adeosun Olamide

«It is wrong to bear children out of need, wrong to use a child to alleviate loneliness, wrong to provide purpose in life by reproducing another copy of oneself. It is wrong also to seek immortality by spewing one's germ into the future as though sperm contains your consciousness!»

Irvin D. Yalom

«If you think that your life is amazing, wait till you see what God has lined up for you in the future. But remember, you have to keep pushing forward with bigger goals and ideas.»

Edmond Mbiaka

«Tomorrow can take me,” he said. “I don’t need today anyway.»

Shannon A. Thompson

«If we can't alter the tide of events, at least we can be nearby with towels to mop up.»

Peter David

«It was summer and moonlight and we had lemonade to drink, and we held the cold glasses in our hands, and Dad read the stereo-newspapers inserted into the special hat you put on your head and which turned the microscopic page in front of the magnifying lens if you blinked three times in succession.»

Ray Bradbury

«I am about tribal feminine power. As a leader, I may stumble but my essence lives to the future-- of my people, of my literature, of my art. And when a tribesman turn against its leader, that tribe will become two. It may faulter my course, but it will not stifle my ending. I rule only among my believers.»

Kristie LeVangie

«I want something that is nothing like the past.»

Brooke Bida

«One of my greatest failures:»

Munia Khan

«My native tense is future conditional, a low simmer of unspecified worry being the usual condition.»

Michael Pollan

«Ah, dream too bright to last!»

Edgar Allan Poe

«Here, also, the future was cried aloud by the wind through the rocks, so that all those who heard would shiver, and then the liquid spring song of the thrush would make all the beauty of moonlight and sunlight blend together, making it true, so true, that happiness must come again»

Elyne Mitchell

«Doing his utmost, deploying all his energy, a young man setting out from zero can wind up after ten years somewhere below where he started.»

Honoré de Balzac

«I'm not going to be one of those people who sits around talking about what they're going to do. I'm just going to do it. Imagining the future is a kind of nostalgia.»

John Green

«We are not slaves of the past, nor servants of the present, but masters of the future.»

A.J. Darkholme