Which Came First, The Future Or The Past?
Which came first, the future or the past?
The best prophet of the future is the past.
The past is no predictor of the future.
Live in the past and future only.
A generation which ignores history has no past and no future.
-- Robert Heinlein, The Notebooks of Lazurus Long...
I have realized that the past and future are real illusions, that they exist in the present, which is what there is and all there is.
-- Alan Wa...
Yesterday's the past and tomorrow's the future. Today is a gift-- which is why they call it the present.
-- Bill Keane...
Forecast, n: A prediction of the future, based on the past, for which the forecaster demands payment in the present.