We should always have three friends in our lives-one who walks ahead who we look up to and follow; one who walks beside us, who is with us every step of our journey; and then, one who we reach back for and bring along after we've cleared the way.— Michelle Obama
Cheerful Looking Ahead quotations
When you look ahead and darkness is all you see, faith and determination will pull you through.
As I look ahead, I am filled with foreboding.
Like the Roman, I seem to see "the River Tiber foaming with much blood.
Instead of looking at the past, I put myself ahead twenty years and try to look at what I need to do now in order to get there then.
I have very strong feelings about how you lead your life. You always look ahead, you never look back.
Don't let your thoughts run away with you, don't start planning to bail out because you're worried about the future and how much you can take. Don't look ahead to the pain. Just get through the day.
I think everybody should study ants. They have an amazing four-part philosophy. Never give up, look ahead, stay positive and do all you can.
Graduation is not the end; it's the beginning.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
A lot of singers think all they have to do is exercise their tonsils to get ahead. They refuse to look for new ideas and new outlets, so they fall by the wayside... I'm going to try to find out the new ideas before the others do.
I was on dialysis for 18 months before the transplant, so it was important I tried to look ahead to days like my comeback this Saturday. You need those big goals to drive you on.
The secret to so many artists living so long is that every painting is a new adventure. So, you see, they're always looking ahead to something new and exciting. The secret is not to look back.
We all have negative days, but that doesn't mean we are pessimistic.
We all do stupid things, but that doesn't mean we are stupid. It's important to be able to distinguish between what happens to us and who we are, and look forward with hope for new and better days ahead!
Progress is rarely a straight line. There are always bumps in the road, but you can make the choice to keep looking ahead.
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.
People think I am dead because they haven’t seen me around for awhile.
I’m not dead, I’m very much alive, as you can see. Although, there are two things I do before I get up every morning. I look around and if I don’t smell flowers or see candles flickering I go ahead and get up.
To know ahead of time what you're looking for means you're then only photographing your own preconceptions, which is very limiting, and often false.
The shortness of life, I keep saying, makes everything seem pointless when I think about the longness of death. When I look ahead, all I can see is my final demise. And they say, But maybe not for seventy or eighty years. And I say, Maybe you, but me, I'm already gone.
A story has no beginning or end: arbitrarily one chooses that moment of experience from which to look back or from which to look ahead.
You want to fall in love with a shoe, go ahead.
A shoe can't love you back, but, on the other hand, a shoe can't hurt you too deeply either. And there are so many nice-looking shoes.
Don't look back - you're not going that way.
But the problem with looking back when you should be walking ahead is that you usually end up walking into something that hurts.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look further than you can see.
You do not move ahead by constantly looking in a rear view mirror.
The past is a rudder to guide you, not an anchor to drag you. We must learn from the past but not live in the past.
Grand strategy is the art of looking beyond the present battle and calculating ahead. Focus on your ultimate goal and plot to reach it.
I don't want to go to a foreign country and get lumped into that genre.
I'm just looking at the bigger picture. This K-pop title might be good for now, but looking ahead it could hold me back, like a prison of sort. I'm a little wary about that.
Surfing's one of the few sports that you look ahead to see what's behind.
We try to avoid the single-building syndrome.
You have to look at the big picture. If you try to put social and cultural development ahead of economic development, it doesn’t work. You have to do it all together.
To discover your real questions, simply take a time-out.
Stop looking ahead of yourself at where you’re going or backward at where you’ve been. When you do stop, there’s a sense of going nowhere. There’s a sense of gap, which is a tremendous relief. You can simply breathe and be who you are.
We get such a kick out of looking forward to pleasures and rushing ahead to meet them that we can’t slow down enough to enjoy them when they come.
That first peak is the best place to pause and look back, to see if you took the easiest route, to learn the lessons from the first climb. And it is the best place to examine the terrain ahead, to change your plans and goals, to take a deep breath and begin climbing again.
Don't look back and ask, Why? Look ahead and ask, Why not?
One of the deepest functions of a living organisms is to look ahead... to produce future.
Nobody gets to live life backward. Look ahead, that is where your future lies.