He who controls the present, controls the past. He who controls the past, controls the future.
The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life
Everyone here has the sense that right now is one of those moments when we are influencing the future.
I needed to choose between the one thing that really filled m thoughts-my love for that woman-and losing my freedom and all the choices that the future promised me. To be honest, the decision was easy.-Lukas Jessen-Petersen
Choice forms the divider which is responsible for the formation of all futures that can be possible.
You can't look back - you just have to put the past behind you, and find something better in your future.
All political thinking for years past has been vitiated in the same way. 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.
Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.
You spend your whole life stuck in the labyrinth, thinking how you'll escape one day, and how awesome it will be, and imagining that future keeps you going, but you never do it. You just use the future to escape the present.
Future. That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true and our happiness is assured.
It isn't what you did in the past that will affect the present. It's what you do in the present that will redeem the past and thereby change the future.
A statesman is he who thinks in the future generations, and a politician is he who thinks in the upcoming elections.
We are the dead. Our only true life is in the future. We shall take part in it as handfuls of dust and splinters of bone. But how far away that future may be, there is no knowing.
A very wise man once told me that you can't look back-you just have to put the past behind you, and find something better in your future.
Human relationships always help us to carry on because they always presuppose further developments, a future - and also because we live as if our only task was precisely to have relationships with other people.
The future doesn't belong to the faint of heart. It belongs to the brave.
The future doesn't belong to the light-hearted. It belongs to the brave.
The future came and went in the mildly discouraging way that futures do.
It is because modern education is so seldom inspired by a great hope that it so seldom achieves great results. The wish to preserve the past rather than the hope of creating the future dominates the minds of those who control the teaching of the young.