25 Uplifting Quotes To Remind You That Your Future Is Brighter Than You Think

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1. “When did the future switch from being a promise to being a threat?” ― Chuck Palahniuk

2. “I’m choosing happiness over suffering, I know I am. I’m making space for the unknown future to fill up my life with yet-to-come surprises.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert

3. “It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.”
― Edgar Allan Poe

4. “The best way to predict your future is to create it.” ― Abraham Lincoln

5. “It was amazing how you could get so far from where you’d planned, and yet find it was exactly were you needed to be.” ― Sarah Dessen

6. “But you can build a future out of anything. A scrap, a flicker. The desire to go forward, slowly, one foot at a time. You can build an airy city out of ruins.” ― Lauren Oliver

7. “You are the best author of your own future. So, the next time you sit down to write your own story, remember that you are the creator of the best chapters that could ever be written.” ― Catherine Pulsifer

8. “We may not be able to prepare the future for our children, but we can at least prepare our children for the future.” ― Franklin D. Roosevelt

9. “And when the future hinges on the next words that are said, Don’t let logic interfere, believe your heart instead.” – Philip Robison

10. “Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.” ― Mother Teresa

11. “The future is literally in our hands to mold as we like. But we cannot wait until tomorrow. Tomorrow is now.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

12. “Time turns flames to embers. You’ll have new Septembers.” ― Taylor Swift

13. “The future rewards those who press on. I don’t have time to feel sorry for myself. I don’t have time to complain. I’m going to press on.” ― Barack Obama

14. “Fear not for the future, weep not for the past.” ― Percy Bysshe Shelley

15. “The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be.” ― Marcel Pagnol

16. “Even though the future seems far away, it is actually beginning right now.” ― Mattie Stepanek

17. “Trying to tear down the past prohibits you from building up your future.” ― Lil Wayne

18. “The past explains how I got here, but the future is up to me – and I love to live life at full throttle.” ― Janice Dickinson

19. “The greatest discovery of all time is that a person can change his future by merely changing his attitude.” ― Oprah Winfrey

20. “Pick the day. Enjoy it – to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come… The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present – and I don’t want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future.” ― Audrey Hepburn

21. “Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.” ― Robert H. Schuller

22. “Somebody who can reckon with the past, who can live with the past in the present, and move towards the future – that’s fabulous.” ― Bruce Springsteen

23. “I don’t believe in regrets; I believe your future is in your tomorrows.” ― John Travolta

24. “Accept what is, let go of what was, and have faith in what will be.” ― Sonia Ricotti

25. “The greatest adventure is what lies ahead. Today and tomorrow are yet to be said. The chances, the changes are all yours to make. The mold of your life is in your hands to break.” ― J. R. R. Tolkien Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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