DOIU – What the future holds

What the future holdsAs I was looking for predictions for the new year, I came across wise sayings about the future. I decided to share this rich collective wisdom with you rather than relying on predictions, some of which would prove to be invalid this time next yearFear not for the future, weep not for the past.

— Percy Bysshe ShelleyWhen the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness. — Alexis de TocquevilleIf you do not think about your future, you cannot have one.

— John GalsworthyLook not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine.

Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart. — Henry Wadsworth LongfellowYou can never plan the future by the past.

— Edmund BurkeIt is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves. — William ShakespeareThe best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.

— Abraham LincolnMemories are the key not to the past, but to the future. — Corrie Ten BoomLife is divided into three terms — that which was, which is and which will be.

Let us learn from the past to profit by the present, and from the present, to live better in the future. –William WordsworthThe only difference between the saint and the sinner is that every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.

— Oscar WildeDestiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice.

It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved. — William Jennings BryanWho controls the past controls the future.

Who controls the present controls the past. — George OrwellIf you think in terms of a year, plant a seed if in terms of 10 years, plant trees if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.

— ConfuciusA person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it. — Jean de La FontaineThe secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine.

— Mike MurdockThe future starts today, not tomorrow. — Pope John Paul IIA dream is your creative vision for your life in the future.

You must break out of your current comfort zone and become comfortable with the unfamiliar and the unknown. — Denis WaitleyYesterday is a canceled check.

Today is cash on the line. Tomorrow is a promissory note.

— Hank StramThe most glorious moments in your life are not the so-called days of success, but the promise of future accomplishments. — Gustave FlaubertNeither 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 — Dwight D EisenhowerIf future generations are to remember us more with gratitude than sorrow, we must achieve more than just the miracles of technology.

We must also leave them a glimpse of the world as it was created, not just as it looked when we got through with it. –Lyndon B JohnsonNever 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 AureliusThe future influences the present just as much as the past.

— Friedrich NietzscheIf we open a quarrel between past and present, we shall find that we have lost the future. –Winston ChurchillI look to the future because thatand#39s where Iand#39m going to spend the rest of my life.

— George BurnsThose who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future. — John F KennedyWithout forgiveness, thereand#39s no future.

— Desmond TutuThe wise man must remember that while he is a descendant of the past, he is a parent of the future. — Herbert SpencerI never think of the future — it comes soon enough.

— Albert EinsteinEven though the future seems far away, it is actually beginning right now. — Mattie StepanekThe reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is and the future less resolved than it will be.

— Marcel PagnolThere is nothing like a dream to create the future. — Victor HugoHappy is the person who knows what to remember of the past, what to enjoy in the present and what to plan for in the future.

— Arnold H GlasowMy interest is in the future because I am going to spend the rest of my life there. –Charles KetteringThe only thing we know about the future is that it will be different.

— Peter DruckerIndeed, the future will be different. I hope that the difference is the interest of all the positive investments you have made in the past.

Happy New Year.

SOURCE: Today’s Zaman