The greatest adventure is what lies ahead

“The future is literally in our hands to mold as we like. But we cannot wait until tomorrow. Tomorrow is now.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“For the majority of us, the past is a regret, the future an experiment.” – Mark Twain

“When you forgive, you in no way change the past – but you sure do change the future.” – Bernard Meltzer

“Even though the future seems far away, it is actually beginning right now.” – Mattie Stepanek

“Social media and 24 hour news has made long term thinking very hard for people. They are fooled by short term metrics. The most valuable things in life and business must be given time to evolve. Identify what is real and practice patience.” – The Stoic Emperor

“The most courageous person is the one who does his best right now knowing it’s the only thing that will bring a better future.” – Maxime Lagacé

“The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow. Don’t give up.” – Robert Tew

“Life is a balance between accepting the present moment and fighting for a better future.” – Maxime Lagacé

“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

“Optimism is a strategy for making a better future. Because unless you believe that the future can be better, you are unlikely to step up and take responsibility for making it so.” – Noam Chomsky

“A speculator is a man who observes the future, and acts before it occurs.” – Bernard Baruch

“Yes, robots will probably take your job — but the future will still be pretty great.” – Kevin Kelly

“Our future growth relies on competitiveness and innovation, skills and productivity… and these in turn rely on the education of our people.” – Julia Gillard

“We are rapidly networking together every brain on the planet. Nothing like this has ever happened. It is without precedent. The future will belong to those who grasp the significance of this and truly understand what animates the movements of the crowd.” – The Stoic Emperor

“Forty hour workweeks are a relic of the Industrial Age. Knowledge workers function like athletes – train and sprint, then rest and reassess.” – Naval Ravikant

“I feel optimistic about the future because humanity seems to be growing more mature; scientists are paying more attention to our inner values, to the study of mind and the emotions. There is a clear desire for peace and concern for the environment.” – Dalai Lama

“The future is in the hands of those who explore… and from all the beauty they discover while crossing perpetually receding frontiers, they develop for nature and for humankind an infinite love.” – Jacques-Yves Cousteau

“When I see an adult on a bicycle, I do not despair for the future of the human race.” – H.G. Wells

“The greatest adventure is what lies ahead. Today and tomorrow are yet to be said. The chances, the changes are all yours to make. The mold of your life is in your hands to break.” – J.R.R. Tolkien

“Learn how to learn faster today so you don’t become obsolete tomorrow.” – Maxime Lagacé

The future is what matters

“The perfected future never arrives. Life is full of seemingly endless trouble, and then life ends. Find peace in the imperfect present.” – The Stoic Emperor

“Life can be found only in the present moment. The past is gone, the future is not yet here, and if we do not go back to ourselves in the present moment, we cannot be in touch with life.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

“A cynic is not merely one who reads bitter lessons from the past, he is one who is prematurely disappointed in the future.” – Sydney J. Harris

“I have learned to live each day as it comes, and not to borrow trouble by dreading tomorrow. It is the dark menace of the future that makes cowards of us.” – Dorothy Day

“This is what you do. You make a future for yourself out of the raw material at hand.” – Michael Cunningham

“Well, we must wait for the future to show.”- Virginia Woolf

“Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it.” – Kahlil Gibran

“The future is a split second away.” – Ana Monnar

“The future is what matters – because one never reaches it, but always stays in the present — like the White Queen who had to run like the wind to remain in the same spot.” – Sylvia Plath

“One must plan for the future and anticipate the future without fearing the future.” –  Robin Hobb

“Fear keeps us focused on the past or worried about the future. If we can acknowledge our fear, we can realize that right now we are okay. Right now, today, we are still alive, and our bodies are working marvelously. Our eyes can still see the beautiful sky. Our ears can still hear the voices of our loved ones.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

“One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.” – Dale Carnegie

“Our lust for future comfort is the biggest thief of life.” – Joshua Glenn Clark

“Hope is the ability to hear the music of the future; faith is the courage to dance to it today.” – Peter Kuzmic

“The future is all headed towards individual brands. You can see how reporters on the New York Times now build individual brands on Twitter that far exceed the brand that they would build just under the New York Times.” – Naval Ravikant

“If you control the code, you control the world. This is the future that awaits us.” – Marc Goodman

“Any work you do in the comfort of a routine risks being taken over by a robot.” – Nassim Nicholas Taleb

“Most of the problems we have in our life today have come from previous technologies. And most of the problems in the future will come from the technologies that we’re inventing today. “ – Kevin Kelly

“Those who live in the past limit their future.” – Anonymous

“The future is not some place we are going, but one we are creating. The paths to it are not found but made, and the activity of making them changes both the maker and the destination.” –  John Schaar

At some point the future becomes reality

“Future love does not exist. Love is a present activity only. The man who does not manifest love in the present has no love.” – Leo Tolstoy

“Fear not for the future, weep not for the past.” – Percy Bysshe Shelley

“When people choose between talking about the past and talk about the future, a pragmatic person will always opt for the future and forget the past.” – Robert Greene

“Short-term thinking makes people desperate, ungenerous, impulsive. Long-term thinking makes people calm, gracious, controlled.” -The Stoic Emperor

“The past is behind, learn from it. The future is ahead, prepare for it. The present is here, live it.” – Thomas S. Monson

“You can’t have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.” – Charles Kettering

“Far future: In a perfect Virtual Reality world, we all live in governments of one.” – Fin. Naval Ravikant 

“It took decades for society to comprehend the damage from junk food and sugar addiction. It will take just as long with social media and dopamine addiction. And it will seem just as obvious looking back.” – Johnny Uzan

“The future belongs to social media. It is egalitarian and inclusive. Social media is not about any country, any language, any colour, any community but it is about human values and that is the underlying link binding humanity.” – Narendra Modi

“The future is full of anxiety. Only the present is real — the here-and-now. Seize the day.” – Saul Bellow 

“The distant future is small free cities with drone armies and skill-based immigration policies, surrounded by a sea of failed socialist states.” – Naval Ravikant

“The only way to lead is by creating new paths. The only way to create new paths is by taking the risk of being 100% yourself.” – Maxime Lagacé

“In order to keep up with the world of 2050, you will need not merely to invent new ideas and products but above all to reinvent yourself over and over again.” – Yuval Noah Harari

“No valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.” – Alan Watts

“The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life.” – Plato

“I’m always thinking about creating. My future starts when I wake up in the morning and see the light.” –  Miles Davis

“At some point the future becomes reality. And then it quickly becomes the past.” – Haruki Murakami

“It’s not about what I SEE for our future, or humanity; It’s about what I DO for our future and humanity.” – Steve Maraboli

“Modern humans overdose on information, pushing the limits of our design constraints. Future humans will adopt filtering mechanisms to avoid drowning in random data. They’ll look back on us with pity. Attention pollution is a huge drain on our collective intellectual resources.” – The Stoic Emperor

“Real life is the present moment — not the memories of the past, nor the dreams of the future.” – Walpola Rahula