I believe profoundly in the possibilities of democracy, but democracy needs to be emancipated from capitalism. As long as we inhabit a capitalist democracy, a future of racial equality, gender equality, economic equality will elude us.— Angela Davis
Genuine Future Possibilities quotations
You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.
Children are human beings to whom respect is due, superior to us by reason of their innocence and of the greater possibilities of their future.
Imagination is the only key to the future. Without it none exists - with it all things are possible.
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
The Christian should never worry about tomorrow or give sparingly because of a possible future need. Only the present moment is ours to serve the Lord, and tomorrow may never come...Life is worth as much as it is spent for the Lord's service.
In my view, all that is necessary for faith is the belief that by doing our best we shall come nearer to success and that success in our aims (the improvement of the lot of mankind, present and future) is worth attaining...I maintain that faith in this world is perfectly possible without faith in another world.
When you believe, the impossible becomes possible.
What you believe will become what is true. Your optimism today will determine your level of success tomorrow. Don’t look at your challenges; look up and look out into the future. Don’t focus on your circumstances. Focus on the right beliefs that will help you build your success.
Everything that you are going through is preparing you for what you asked for.
A new, a vast, and a powerful language is developed for the future use of analysis, in which to wield its truths so that these may become of more speedy and accurate practical application for the purposes of mankind than the means hitherto in our possession have rendered possible.
Quantum science suggests the existence of many possible futures for each moment of our lives. Each future lies in a state of rest until it is awakened by choices made in the present.
Nothing is impossible for a man with a strong will.
The possible is in store only for a man who loves the future. There is no word "impossible" in the Korean language.
Do not set aside your happiness. Do not wait to be happy in the future. The best time to be happy is always now.
Your own positive future begins in this moment.
All you have is right now. Every goal is possible from here.
Imagination allows us to conceive of delightful future possibilities, pick the most amazing one, and pull the present forward to meet it.
You are led through your lifetime by the inner learning creature, the playful spiritual being that is your real self. Don't turn away from possible futures before you're certain you don't have anything to learn from them. You're always free to change your mind and choose a different future, or a different past.
Remember how far you've come, not just how far you have to go. You are not where you want to be, but neither are you where you used to be.
Being in Christ, it is safe to forget the past;
it is possible to be sure of the future; it is possible to be diligent in the present.
The man of the future may, and even must, do things impossible in the past and acquire new motor variations not given by heredity.
All we have to do to create the future is to change the nature of our conversations, to go from blame to ownership, and from bargaining to commitment, and from problem solving to possibility.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
Belief in God and a future life makes it possible to go through life with less of stoic courage than is needed by skeptics.
The future is coming so fast, we can't possibly predict it; we can only learn to respond quickly.
No possible future government in Kabul can be worse than the Taliban, and no thinkable future government would allow the level of Al Qaeda gangsterism to recur. So the outcome is proportionate and congruent with international principles of self-defense.
When thinking about life, remember this: no amount of guilt can change the past, and no amount of anxiety can change the future.
Should the research worker of the future discover some means of releasing this [atomic] energy in a form which could be employed, the human race will have at its command powers beyond the dream of scientific fiction.
Positive deviance means doing the right thing for sustainability, despite being surrounded by the wrong institutional structures, the wrong processes and stubbornly uncooperative people. That is what sustainability-literate leadership means today. Surrounded by evidence of rampant unsustainability it is not possible to say 'I did not know'
To be hopeful means to be uncertain about the future, to be tender toward possibilities, to be dedicated to change all the way down to the bottom of your heart.
It's not the future that you're afraid of. It's repeating the past that makes you anxious.
I love Texas because Texas is future-oriented, because Texans think anything is possible. Texans think big
The successful businessman must be able to foresee possibilities, to estimate with sagacity the outcome in the future.
The possibility of reduced-time interstellar travel either by advanced extraterrestrial civilizations at present or ourselves in the future, is not fundamentally constrained by physical principles.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
Forgiveness offers the possibility of two types of peace: peace of mind - the potential healing of old emotional wounds, and peace with others - the possibility of new, more gratifying relationships in the future.
Your future starts today. Don’t go through life looking in the rearview mirror. Your life is filled with possibility.
The child is endowed with unknown powers, which can guide us to a radiant future. If what we really want is a new world, then education must take as its aim the development of these hidden possibilities.
Every minute spent worrying about "The way thing were" is a moment stolen from creating the way things can be.
Fascism, the more it considers and observes the future and the development of humanity, quite apart from political considerations of the moment, believes neither in the possibility nor the utility of perpetual peace.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by.
The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
We are the most illusioned society on the planet.
We have to become adults. And it's hard; it's painful. I struggle with despair all the time. But I'm not going to let it win. It is incumbent upon all of us that at the same time we recognize how dark the future is, we also recognize the absolute imperative of resistance in every form possible.
If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present.
We can never know what might have been but what is to come is another matter entirely
I exist here, now. I'm not much interested in the future. Or, more precisely put, I do not believe in the future. To exaggerate a little, I have no faith that I will still exist tomorrow or the day after. What is more, I absolutely detest retrospection. That dislike is balances only by my desire to make my way back home as quickly as possible.
We are all . . . children of this universe. Not just Earth, or Mars, or this system, but the whole grand fireworks. And if we are interested in Mars at all, it is only because we wonder over our past and worry terribly about our possible future.
Imagine, as realistically as possible, the place where you want to be in the near future, the state you wish to reach and the Universe will help you and guide you
It is quite possible that future generations will look upon arguments about the inferiority of the socialist plan as we look upon Adam Smith's argument about joint stock companies which, also, were simply false.