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The future comes like an unwelcome guest.

—Edmund Gosse, 1873

All progress is based upon a universal, innate desire on the part of every organism to live beyond its income.

—Samuel Butler, c. 1890

The future is no more uncertain than the present.

—Walt Whitman, 1856

God seems to have left the receiver off the hook, and time is running out.

—Arthur Koestler, 1967

The less a man knows about the past and the present, the more insecure must prove to be his judgment of the future.

—Sigmund Freud, 1927
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