"It is said that the present is pregnant with the future."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Voltaire on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Voltaire on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Voltaire on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Voltaire on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Voltaire on William Shakespeare
"What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy."
"He who has not the spirit of this age, has all the misery of it."
"We are rarely proud when we are alone."
"Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game."
"Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects respectable."