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He alone who owns the youth gains the future.

- Adolf Hitler, 1935

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

- Albert Camus, 1951

God seems to have left the receiver off the hook, and time is running out.

- Arthur Koestler, 1967

Every man takes the limits of his own vision for the limits of the world.

- Arthur Schopenhauer, 1851

A change of fortune hurts a wise man no more than a change of the moon.

- Benjamin Franklin, 1732

Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring.

- Book of Proverbs, c. 150 BC

The future...something which everyone reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.

- C.S. Lewis, 1941

As natural selection works solely by and for the good of each being, all corporeal and mental endowments will tend to progress toward perfection.

- Charles Darwin, 1859

My interest is in the future, because I am going to spend the rest of my life there.

- Charles F. Kettering, 1946

The world began without man, and it will end without him.

- Claude Lévi-Strauss, 1955

Fate leads the willing and drags along those who hang back.

- Cleanthes, c. 250 BC

People will not look forward to posterity who never look backward to their ancestors.

- Edmund Burke, 1790

The future comes like an unwelcome guest.

- Edmund Gosse, 1873