The most reliable way to predict the future is to create it.— Abraham Lincoln
Sentimental Future Business quotations
The past is no more; the future not yet. Nothing exists except the here and now. Our grand business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at our hands.
Today is mine. Tomorrow is none of my business. If I peer anxiously into the fog of the future I will strain my spiritual eyes so that I will not see clearly what is required of me now!
Don't let the mistakes and disappointments of the past control and direct 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.
All progress depends on the unreasonable man.
You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
If you haven't found it yet, keep looking.
It was our duty to expand. Those who cannot or will not join us are to be pitied. What we want to do, we can do and will do, together. A glorious future!
Never look back, except for an occasional glance, look ahead and plan for the future. Success is not built on past laurels, but rather on a continuous activity. Keep busy searching out new ideas and, experimentally, keep ahead of the times, or at least up with them.
But every company of the future is going to be in the business of exquisite care - which means quick turnaround time and convenience. To deliver exquisite care, you need an organization that coordinates well and listens well.
The real cost of the State is the prosperity we do not see, the jobs that don’t exist, the technologies to which we do not have access, the businesses that do not come into existence, and the bright future that is stolen from us. The State has looted us just as surely as a robber who enters our home at night and steals all that we love.
The future you see is the future you get.
Once poverty is gone, we'll need to build museums to display its horrors to future generations. They'll wonder why poverty continued so long in human society - how a few people could live in luxury while billions dwelt in misery, deprivation and despair.
Accountants are in the past, managers are in the present, and leaders are in the future.
Business, more than any other occupation, is a continual dealing with the future; it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight.
It wasn't raining when Noah built the ark.
The future of retail is the integration of Internet and digital services with the retail network.
The future belongs to brands that do more than pay lip-service to real dialogue and recognise that their customers want them to believe in something.
The successful businessman must be able to foresee possibilities, to estimate with sagacity the outcome in the future.
The next horizon will be deep integration of the physical and interactive worlds. The future of online is offline.
There aren’t enough people who care about the future.
They are too busy worrying about today and what they can grab now
Plan ahead: It wasn't raining when Noah built the ark.
In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders.
Samsung's future hinges on new businesses, new products and new technologies.
We should make our corporate culture more open, flexible and innovative.
The future will belong to the nature-smart-those individuals, families, businesses, and political leaders who develop a deeper understanding of the transformative power of the natural world and who balance the virtual with the real. The more high-tech we become, the more nature we need.
The key factor that will determine your financial future is not the economy;
the key factor is your philosophy.
The consequences of our actions are always so complicated, so diverse, that predicting the future is a very difficult business indeed.
My father taught me to always do more than you get paid for as an investment in your future.
Learn from the past, prepare for the future, live in the present.
My parents were European immigrants. They came to the States with $1,500, two suitcases, and me, and they managed to build a business, a family, and a future for their family. They didn't have any of the resources of people who have lived here for two or three generations.
It often feels like I'm not so much living for the present as I am busy making memories for the future.
If you want a solid future, you need to create it.
You can take charge of your future only when you take control of your income source. You need your own business.
In the long run, no matter how good or successful you are or how clever or crafty, your business and its future are in the hands of the people you hire.
My view is that, just as in many businesses, brands really matter.
There will always be a role for destination sites. Eighty million users come to our destination. I think that will be the vast majority of our future business.