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How can I begin anything new with all of yesterday in me?

Beautiful Losers
Regrettably, history is strewn with the visions of such 'new eras' that, in the end, have proven to be a mirage. In short, history counsels caution.

Financial Times (London) (1997)
Forecasting our futures is built into our psyches because we will soon have to manage that future. We have no choice. No matter how often we fail, we can never stop trying.
You've no future unless you add value and create projects.

Interview (1989)
Forecasts may tell you a great deal about the forecaster; they tell you nothing about the future.
Only you can control your future.
The best way to predict your future is to create it.
The best possible way to prepare for tomorrow is to concentrate with all your intelligence, all your enthusiasm, on doing today's work superbly today. That is the only possible way you can prepare for the future.

How to Stop Worrying and Start Living
You have to wait until tomorrow to find out what tomorrow will bring.

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
All predictions are wrong, that's one of the few certainties granted to mankind.

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On Anger: "For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
On Destiny: "Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today."
Human, All Too Human
On Friendship: "A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."