Foretelling: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 129 pages
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Familiar Quotations ForeseeingScience fiction writers foresee the inevitable, and although problems and catastrophes may be inevitable, solutions are not.ndash;Isaac AsimovRevolutions are not improvised. They are not made at will by individuals. They come through the force of circumstances, and are independent of any deliberate will or conspiracy. They can be foreseen, but their explosion can never be accelerated.ndash;Mikhail BakuninOpera, next to Gothic architecture, is one of the strangest inventions of Western man. It could not have been foreseen by any logical process.ndash;Kenneth ClarkeWe must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee.ndash;Marian Wright EdelmanWe are willing enough to praise freedom when she is safely tucked away in the past and cannot be a nuisance. In the present, amidst dangers whose outcome we cannot foresee, we get nervous about her, and admit censorship.ndash;Edward ForsterHe who foresees calamities, suffers them twice over.ndash;Bishop PorteousForeseeing ndash; ExpectExpect the people you love to be better. It helps them to become better. But don't get upset when they fail. It helps them keep trying.ndash;AnonymousDon't expect too much of Christmas Day. You can't crowd into it any arrears of unselfishness and kindliness that may have accrued during the past twelve months.ndash;Oren ArnoldExpect victory and you make victory.ndash;Preston BradleyYou cannot expect to achieve new goals or move beyond your present circumstances unless you change.ndash;Les Brown

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