I like knowing that the further back one traces any lineage, the narrower the path grows, to the haunt of just a few shaggy ancestors, with luck on their side, little gizmos in their cells and a future storied with impulses and choices that will ultimately define them.
Pakistan is heir to an intellectual tradition of which the illustrious exponent was the poet and philosopher Mohammad Iqbal. He saw the future course for Islamic societies in a synthesis between adherence to the faith and adjustment to the modern age.
Every child matters. If we fail our children, we are bound to fail our present, our future, faith, cultures, and civilisations as well.
The stability and security of authoritarian regimes cannot create but terrorism and violence and destruction. Let us accept the choice of the people. Let us not pick and choose who we would like to rule their future.
The dynamics of capitalism is postponement of enjoyment to the constantly postponed future.
What a man is is an arrow into the future, and what a woman is is the place the arrow shoots off from.
I am working on the assumption that in the future there will be no Jews in Gaza.
To act is to anchor in an imminent future, so imminent it becomes almost tangible; to act is to feel you are consubstantial with that future.
If you believe that feeling bad or worrying long enough will change a past or future event, then you are residing on another planet with a different reality system.
To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future.