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40+ Future Quotes

“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” - Abraham Lincoln

45 Future Quotes

The future is a mystery and very hard to predict. Are you wondering what your future holds? Well, we don't have the answer to that here, but we can offer you some quotes about the future that will make you think about it and appreciate and work hard on the present to create a better future for yourself. 

1“The best way to predict the future is to create it.”

Abraham Lincoln

2“The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.”

Mary Pickford

3"Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today."

Malcolm X

4“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”

Eleanor Roosevelt

5“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.”

Søren Kierkegaard

6“Knowing too much of your future is never a good thing.”

Rick Riordan

7“The past is always tense, the future perfect.”

Zadie Smith

8“The future depends on what you do today.”

Mahatma Gandhi

9"What you do today will determine your future."

Catherine Pulsifer

10"May the happiest days of your past, be the saddest days of your future."

Irish Saying

11"My dreams are my dress rehearsals for my future."

David Copperfield

12"The longer you look back, the farther you can look forward."

Winston Churchill

13"I don't live with the past; I am living for to-day and to-morrow."

Thomas Edison

14"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."

Abraham Lincoln

15"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

16"The future starts today, not tomorrow."

Pope John Paul II

17"The secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine."

Mike Murdock

18"The only thing we know about the future is that it will be different."

Peter Drucker

19"Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now."

Alan Lakein

20"The future is not an inheritance, it is an opportunity and an obligation."

Bill Clinton

21"We did not come to fear the future. We came here to shape it."

Barack Obama

22"And while imagining a better future, let's also imagine a better self. Unless we give our power away, we are in charge of creating our future."

Vlad Zachary

23"Struggle and disappointment are necessary ingredients to success both in the present and in the future."

Britney Watkins

24"You hold the key to your future. The actions you take every day shape your future."

Mattias Skarin

25"Every moment the future is becoming the present, and the present is becoming the past. The past has no possibility, it has been used."


26“You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.”

Abraham Lincoln

27“Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay.”

Simone de Beauvoir

28“Study the past if you want to define the future.”


29“You cannot change your future. But you can change your habits. And surely your habits will change your future.”

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

30“Never let fear decide your future.”


31“The future influences the present.”

Friedrich Nietzsche

32"Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present."

Albert Camus

33"I know not what the future holds, but I know who holds the future."


34"Even though the future seems far away, it is actually beginning right now."

Mattie Stepanek

35"When I look into the future, it’s so bright it burns my eyes."

Oprah Winfrey

36"The most reliable way to forecast the future is to try to understand the present."

John Naisbitt

37"Just remember – when you think all is lost, the future remains."

Bob Goddard

38"Trying to predict the future is like trying to drive down a country road at night with no lights while looking out the back window."

Peter Drucker

39"The best way to predict the future is to invent it."

Alan Kay

40"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

41"The future lies before you, like paths of pure white snow. Be careful how you tread it, for every step will show."


42"The future is not something we enter. The future is something we create."

Leonard I. Sweet

43"Run to meet the future or it's going to run you down."

Anthony J. D'Angelo

44“There is nothing like a dream to create the future.”

Victor Hugo

45“I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.”

Albert Einstein