69 Quotes about the Future that will help you Envision your Destiny

Eye-opening, Productive, and Motivational Quotes about the Future.

“What is coming is better than what is gone.” Our past is something that cannot be altered, but our future is what keeps us in the power of writing our destiny. Focus on your dreams and make them part of your reality because you only live once.

Despite being unaware of what is about to come, one should always have a positive attitude and a disciplined routine, which will help lay the foundation for a strong and stable future. Paint your vision into your life and see where it takes you.

To save you the trouble, we have compiled 69 quotes that will promote positivity and motivation to prepare you for your journey.

Motivational Quotes about the Future

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1.) “The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.” — Malcolm X

2.) “Education is the passport to the future,for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

3.) “The future isn’t written. It can be changed. You know that.Anyone can make their future whatever they want it to be.” — Doc Emmett Brown

4.) “Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.” — Robert H. Schuller

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

6.) “A person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.” — Earl Nightingale

7.) “Forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future.” — Norman Vincent Peale

8.) “Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.” — Wayne Dyer

9.) “Understand: the future belongs to groups that are fluid, fast, and nonlinear.” — Robert Greene

10.) “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

11.) “Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” — John F. Kennedy

12.) “Our imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future.” — Charles F. Kettering

13.)“The future is up for grabs. It belongs to any and all who will take the risk and accept the responsibility of consciously creating the future they want.” — Robert Anton Wilson

14.) “Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.” — Steve Maraboli

15.) “The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.” — Malcolm X

16.) “Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay.” — Simone de Beauvoir

17.) “The future belongs to those who learn more skills and combine them in creative ways.” — Robert Greene

18.) “If you want to be happy, do not dwell in the past, do not worry about the future, focus on living fully in the present.” ― Roy T. Bennett

19.) ”Transform Your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage.” ― Mel Robbins

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20.) “You cannot change your future. But you can change your habits. And surely your habits will change your future.” ― A.P.J

21.) ”The future is not an inheritance, it is an opportunity and an obligation.” ― Bill Clinton

22.) ”To live only for some future goal is shallow. It’s the sides of the mountain that sustain life, not the top.” ― Robert M. Pirsig

23.) “Run to meet the future or it’s going to run you down.” ― Anthony J. D’Angelo

24.) “Stop being a prisoner of your past. Become the architect of your future.” ― Robin Sharma

25.) “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dream.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt

26.) “The choices we make today create the future that we are dreaming of ” ― Kapil tetarwal

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Positive Quotes about the Future

27.) “Life can only be understood backward, but it must be lived forwards.” ― Søren Kierkegaard

28.) “It is incredibly empowering to know that your future is in your hands.” ― Keanu Reeves

29.) “Happiness is the ability to move forward knowing the future will be better than the past.” ― Zig Ziglar

30.) “The future depends on what we do in the present.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

31.) “Humanity does not know where to go because no one is waiting for it: not even God.” ― Antonio Porchia

32.) “No matter how dirty your past is, your future is still spotless.” ― Drake

33.) “Always remember that the future comes one day at a time.” ― Dean Acheson

34.) “The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.“ — Eckhart Tolle

35.) “Life is a preparation for the future; and the best preparation for the future is to live as if there were none.” — Albert Einstein

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Prediction Quotes about the Future

36.) “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” — Abraham Lincoln

37.) “I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.” — Albert Einstein

38.) “For I dipt into the future, far as human eye could see, saw the vision of the world, and all the wonder that would be.” — Alfred Lord Tennyson

39.) “Science has not yet mastered prophecy.We predict too much for the next year and yet far too little for the next ten.” — Neil Armstrong

40.) “Mathematics is just another way of predicting the future.” — Ralph Abraham

41.) “Nobody knows what the future will bring, but it’s a good bet that there will be a delivery charge” — Albert Camus

42.) “Thou knowest the past but not the future. As to what is future, even a bird with a long neck can not see it, but God only.” — Anonymous

43.) “There is no better teacher than history in determining the future… There are answers worth billions of dollars in $30 history book.” — Charlie Munger

44.) “People ask me to predict the future, when all I want to do is prevent it. Better yet, build it. Predicting the future is much too easy, anyway. You look at the people around you, the street you stand on, the visible air you breathe, and predict more of the same. To hell with more. I want better.” — Ray Bradbury

45.) “It’s unrealistic to think that the future of humanity can be achieved only on the basis of prayer; what we need is to take action.” — Dalai Lama

46.) “Prediction is very difficult, especially if it’s about the future.” — Niels Bohr

Iconic Quotes about the Future

47.) “Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.” ― Corrie ten Boom

48.) “The future starts today, not tomorrow.” — Pope John Paul II

49.) “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backward. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future.” — Steve Jobs

50.) “The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.” — Nikola Tesla

51.) “Knowing too much of your future is never a good thing.” ― Rick Riordan

52.) “The universe is asymmetric and I am persuaded that life, as it is known to us,
is a direct result of the asymmetry of the universe or if its indirect consequences.” — Louis Pasteur

53.) “The past attracts me, the present frightens me, because the future is death.” ― Guy de Maupassant

54.) “Take hold of the future or the future will take hold of you — be futurewise.” ― Patrick Dixon

55.) “Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.” ― Haruki Murakami

56.) “The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.” ― Winston Churchill

57.) “It is difficult to say what is impossible,for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and reality of tomorrow.” ― Robert Goddard

58.) “The future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed.” ― William Gibson

59.) “When did the future switch from being a promise to being a threat?” ― Chuck Palahniuk

60.) “You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.” ― Abraham Lincoln

61.) “The future is made of the same stuff as the present.” ― Simone Weil

62.) “We did not come to fear the future. We came here to shape it.” ― Barack Obama

63.) “We cannot actually build the future, we have to be the future.” ― Abhijit Naskar

64.) “I never think of the future, it comes soon enough.” ― Albert Einstein

65.) “The future always arrives too fast… and in the wrong order.” ― Alvin Toffler

66.) “In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves.The process never ends until we die.And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt

67.) “The future will soon be a thing of the past.” ― George Carlin

68.)“I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.” ― Thomas Jefferson

69.)” If you don’t take risks, you can’t create a future.” ― Monkey D. Luffy

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With technological advancements, humans are evolving rapidly and opening gateways to multiple opportunities. We, humans, are the future and should strive for betterment and never lose hope for a positive future.

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Asad Elahi

Asad Elahi is a personal finance expert and author with over 5 years of experience in the industry. He has written extensively on topics such as saving, investing, and building wealth, focusing on helping individuals achieve financial independence. His work has been featured in major publications such as Forbes and The Wall Street Journal, and he is a regular contributor to financial websites and blogs.