Quotation Explorer - 'Foresight'

One of the characteristic problems of our time is how to close this gap between capabilities and foresight. - Edward Tenner
I think only an idiot can be an atheist. We must admit that there exists an incomprehensible power or force with limitless foresight and knowledge that started the whole universe going in the first place. - Christian B. Anfinsen
... From want of foresight men make changes which relishing well at first do not betray their hidden venom, as I have already observed respecting hectic fever. Nevertheless, the ruler is not truly wise who cannot discern evils before they develop themselves, and this is a faculty given to few. - Niccolò Machiavelli
Want of foresight, unwillingness to act when action would be simple and effective, lack of clear thinking, confusion of counsel until the emergency comes, until self-preservation strikes its jarring gong - these are the features which constitute the endless repetition of history. - Winston S. Churchill
Between goal and success, there is one critical thing - perseverance: it is the fundamental belief to always succeed, the determination to turn goal to gold, the greatness to never give up, the foresight to dream that enables you to make it happen. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
Always plan no matter how improbable it seems. . The bill for hindsight is much more expensive than the reciept for foresight. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
He who has foresight has more than two eyes. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Women always think in the catastrophic, and when there is a calamity to rectify that might require a unmarried granddaughter, there older women will always act. Their powers of foresight and vigilance might make any disheveled or nubile young haggage ready for the altar in five minutes. - Michelle Franklin
Power dements even more than it corrupts, lowering the guard of foresight and raising the haste of action.
Information is not knowledge, knowledge is not wisdom, and wisdom is not foresight. Each grows out of the other, and we need them all. - Arthur C. Clarke
To fulfill your vision, you must have hindsight, insight and foresight. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
History is the insight to foresight - Dr Lloyd Magangeni
What helps luck is a habit of watching for opportunities, of having a patient, but restless mind, of sacrificing one's ease or vanity, of uniting a love of detail to foresight, and of passing through hard times bravely and cheerfully. - Charles Victor Cherbuliez
Before you become too entranced with gorgeous gadgets and mesmerizing video displays, let me remind you that information is not knowledge, knowledge is not wisdom, and wisdom is not foresight. Each grows out of the other, and we need them all. - Arthur C. Clarke
Want of foresight, unwillingness to act when action would be simple and effective, lack of clear thinking, confusion of counsel until the emergency comes, until self-preservation strikes its jarring gong-these are the features which constitute the endless repetition of history. - Sir Winston Churchill
Will, is the precursor of possibility, and the foresight of potential. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
Through adversity, not only are we given an opportunity to discover our inner strength, we are also given the gift of foresight so we can shine a light for others who go through the experience after us. - Rachael Bermingham
Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
It's not foresight or hindsight we need. We need sight, plain and simple. We need to see what is right in front of us. - Gordon Atkinson
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