Best Famous Quotes about the Future Predictions

Can we predict the future?
Many cultures around the globe believe that Astronomy, the science about the stars, can give us the answer to this question. And it’s true: with the introduction of today’s modern technologies (such as Hubble Space Telescope by NASA), scientists can forecast the future of the stars. And not just for a future couple of years, but for more than thousands of years to come!

Here’s a collection of the best future quotes said by famous individuals and honorable scientists, throughout the history of all mankind.

Wormhole and time travel

Short and Incentive Quotes About the Future

“You can never plan the future by the past.”

Edmund Burke
Author, philosopher

Future prediction and universe

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

Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Abraham Lincoln

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

Eleanor Roosevelt, 1986

“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

“A generation which ignores history has no past — and no future.”

Robert A. Heinlein,
Time Enough for Love (1973)

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

Theodore Hook

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

Malcolm X

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

Bernard Baruch

“We determine our destiny by the actions we take today.”

Catherine Pulsifer

“The future is not something we enter.
The future is something we create.”

Leonard I. Sweet

“Take hold of the future or the future will take hold of you — be futurewise.”

Patrick Dixon,
Futurist and author

Mysterious and Meaningful Quotes about Future Prediction

Glass ball and horizon

“Whatever the future may have in store for us, one thing is certain… Human thought will never go backward.
When a great truth once gets abroad in the world, no power on earth can imprison it, or prescribe its limits, or suppress it.
It is bound to go on till it becomes the thought of the world… Now that it has got fairly fixed in the minds of the few,
it is bound to become fixed in the minds of the many,
and be supported at last by a great cloud of witnesses, which no man can number and no power can withstand.”

Frederick Douglass
stars predict

“The future is not laid out on a track.
It is something that we can decide, and to the extent that we do not violate any known laws of the universe,
we can probably make it work the way that we want to.”

Alan Kay

“What helps make your future a brighter one is if you’ll make the decision today to choose to be happy
and thankful for the present, and just let the future be.”

Matt Morris,
How To Live In The Present Moment

“Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to,
with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.”

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

“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,
Speech to a joint session of Congress,
16 September 1969

“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

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

Robert Goddard,
in E. M. Emme Introduction to the History of Rocket Technology, 1963

“Regrets only apply when we don’t learn from a situation.
No sense looking back, look forward with new knowledge and no regret.”

Catherine Pulsifer

“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,
Comptes Rendus de l’Acad — mie des Sciences,
1 June 1874

”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

“The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.”

Nikola Tesla

“The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.”

Winston Churchill

“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

“The future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed.”

William Gibson

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.”

Buckminster Fuller

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

Simone de Beauvoir

”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

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

Abraham Lincoln

”Transform Your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage.”

Mel Robbins

“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.”


“We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility of our future.”

George Bernard Shaw

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


“The future starts today, not tomorrow.”

Pope John Paul II

“Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.”

Corrie ten Boom

“I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.”

Thomas Jefferson

“He who has courage despises the future.”

Napoleon Bonaparte

”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

”Understand your past, live this moment, dream your future.”

Maxime Lagacé

“If we could unfold the future, the present would be our greatest care.”

Edward Counsel

“I take a little bit from everybody and add that to my life to make me, I wanna be nobody else but Future. When you look at me, I want you to say, ‘Future.’ The way I talk, the way I dress, there’s nobody in the world but me.”


“Look beyond the present circumstances, imagine a brighter future.”

Lailah Gifty Akita

Real generosity towards the future lies in giving all to the present.”

Albert Camus

“Do not let the shadows of your past darken the doorstep of your future.”


”In this bright future you can’t forget your past.”

Bob Marley

“When all else is lost, the future still remains.” 

Christian Nevell Bovee

”Let the future tell the truth, and evaluate each one according to his work and accomplishments. The present is theirs; the future, for which I have really worked, is mine.”

Nikola Tesla

“If we open a quarrel between past and present, we shall find that we have lost the future.”

Winston Churchill

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

Bill Clinton

“The past gave us experience and made us wiser so that we can create a beautiful and brighter future.”

Debasish Mridha

“When did the future switch from being a promise to being a threat?”

Chuck Palahniuk

“Nobody knows what the future will bring, but it’s a good bet that there will be a delivery charge

Albert Camus

The future is there looking back at us. Trying to make sense of the fiction we will have become.”

William Gibson

Being fully present is the best guarantee for a bright future.

Guy Finley

“The future is a split second away.”

Ana Monnar

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

Michael Cunningham

“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

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