The most distressing thing that can happen to a prophet is to be proved wrong. The next most distressing thing is to be proved right.
We seem to have a compulsion these days to bury time capsules in order to give those people living in the next century or so some idea of what we are like.
Let's make a statement to the airlines just to get their attention. We'll pick a week next year and we'll all agree not to go anywhere for seven days.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
Every possession and every happiness is but lent by chance for an uncertain time, and may therefore be demanded back the next hour.
The people who control the condition in which we live have no reason to think beyond more than the next five or 10 years.
We need to keep making our streets safer and our criminal justice system fairer our homeland more secure, our world more peaceful and sustainable for the next generation.
I want to be very clear: I will not sign on to any health plan that adds to our deficits over the next decade.
Next to knowing when to seize an opportunity, the most important thing in life is to know when to forego an advantage.
Any objective observer will conclude that based on her ideas and her leadership Hillary Clinton must become the next president of the United States.
Next to enjoying ourselves, the next greatest pleasure consists in preventing others from enjoying themselves, or, more generally, in the acquisition of power.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.