Subject: Time » Future

Destiny: A tyrant’s authority for crime and a fool’s excuse for failure.

Why should I do anything for posterity? … what has posterity ever done for me?

(1890 – 1977) comedian, actor & television host

You always say 'I'll quit when I start to slide,' and then one morning you wake up and realize you done slid.

(1921 – 1989) American boxing champion

Worrying about the future is a thing of the past.

(1927 – 1997) Am. comedian & satirist notable for mock presidential campaign

A woman worries about the future until she gets a husband, while a man never worries about the future until he gets a wife.

What happens to me next year will happen to me no matter what happens.

professional basketball player

I think, in 10 years, hell's gonna be the only place left where you can still smoke.

(1965 – ) American comedian

It's amazing how fast later comes when you buy now!

(1908 – 2002) comedian, radio & television actor

The Baltimore Colts are a bright young team; it seems as if they have their future ahead of them.

(1919 – 2006) American sports announcer

I've got my faults, but living in the past isn't one of them; there's no future in it.

(1934 – 2010) American baseball manager

When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully.

(1709 – 1784) English author, essayist, critic, editor & lexicographer

The future will be better tomorrow.

(1946 – ) 43rd U.S. president

The future, according to some scientists, will be exactly like the past, only more expensive.

(1937 – 2000) science fiction author

I would not say that the future is necessarily less predictable than the past; I think the past was not predictable when it started.

(1932 – ) American businessman & U.S. Secretary of Defense

What happens when the future has come and gone?


The girl with a future avoids a man with a past.

(1899 – 1995) humorist

If this is airing in the future and no one knows who Karl Rove is — he’s the reason you all live underground.

(1974 – ) Russian-born American comedian, writer & filmmaker

Tomorrow: One of the greatest labor saving devices of today.

Never make predictions… especially about the future.

(1879 – 1974) film producer

The day after tomorrow is the third day of the rest of your life.

(1937 – 2008) stand-up comedian, social critic, actor & author

I often think about my future wife and how lax she's been about getting in touch with me.

(1969 – ) American stand-up comedian

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