Looking into Our Future

What do you picture when you imagine your future? What about the future of our species? Growing up, we imagine great possibilities for ourselves. We say we want to be astronauts or famous actors. We say we want to do something memorable for the greater good. But, how many people actually go out and achieve their goals? No one knows what life holds in the future. The important thing is how much you learn while you’re getting there. The best way to build a future is to look back on our past and make informed decisions for the future of ourselves and of humanity.

“It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.”
-William Shakespeare

“You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. 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

“Memories are the key not to the past, but to the future.”
-Corrie Ten Boom

“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

“The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.”
-Malcolm X

“Study the past, if you would divine the future.”

“It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look further than you can see.”
-Winston Churchill

“Only you can control your future.”
-Dr. Seuss

“Yesterday is a cancelled check. Today is cash on the line. Tomorrow is a promissory note.”
-Hank Stram

“The future starts today, not tomorrow.”
-Pope John Paul II

“Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.”
-George Orwell

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