All that is human must retrograde if it does not advance.
Would you like to know your future? If your answer is yes, think again. Not knowing is the greatest life motivator. So enjoy, endure, survive each moment as it comes to you in its proper sequence -- a surprise.
Opportunity doesn't make appointments, you have to be ready when it arrives.
Even if yesterday was wildly successful, I still don’t want to repeat it. Rather, I want to build on it.
There is no speedy advance except at its proper time. - Alan Henderson Gardiner
But anyone who is practically acquainted with scientific work is aware that those who refuse to go beyond fact, rarely get as far as fact; and anyone who has studied the history of science knows that almost every great step therein has been made by the 'anticipation of Nature,' that is, by the invention of hypotheses, which, though verifiable, often had very little foundation to start with.
Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning.
As we advance in life we learn the limits of our abilities.
Every election is a sort of advance auction sale of stolen goods.
One can't predict the weather more than a few days in advance.
Reacting in anger or annoyance will not advance one's ability to persuade.
Nobody knew in advance that in vitro fertilization would be, by and large, safe.
The very best impromptu speeches are the ones written well in advance.
Hurricane Irene's advance coverage was heavy on worst-case scenarios. Thank goodness they didn't pan out.
The advance of science spares us from irrational dread.