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Never go backward. Attempt, and do it with all your might. Determination is power.
The real enemies of our life are the 'oughts' and the 'ifs.' They pull us backward into the unalterable past and forward into the unpredictable future. But real life takes place in the here and now.
Nobody gets to live life backward. Look ahead, that is where your future lies.
At the end of the day, we must go forward with hope and not backward by fear and division.
There's one secret to hitting hard, and that is to completely dedicate your body. That's the difference between a man going forward and a man going backward, no matter how big he is.
I can't deal with someone wanting to take a relationship backward or needing space or cheating on you. It's a conscious thing; it's a common-sense thing.
Can anything good come of a backward way of thinking like judging someone based on skin color? No way.
A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views. People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.
When one makes a Revolution, one cannot mark time; one must always go forward - or go back. He who now talks about the 'freedom of the press' goes backward, and halts our headlong course towards Socialism.
You might as well fall flat on your face as lean over too far backward.
There is progress whether ye are going forward or backward! The thing is to move!
Things can fall apart, or threaten to, for many reasons, and then there's got to be a leap of faith. Ultimately, when you're at the edge, you have to go forward or backward; if you go forward, you have to jump together.
When I was fourteen and first started going out, I always wanted to be the opposite of everyone else. So I would go to the club in a polo T-shirt and pants and sneakers and a hat on backward, just so I would not be dressed like other girls.
I try to avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward.
I walk slowly, but I never walk backward.
People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.
I'm treading the backward path. Mostly, I just waste my time.
Revolutions go not backward.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Woodworking requires a completely different kind of thinking and problem-solving ability than writing. With writing, you take a set of facts and ideas, and you reason your way forward to a story that pulls them together. With woodworking, you start with an end product in mind, and reason your way backward to the raw wood.
The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you can see.
It is what you do from now on that will either move our civilization forward a few tiny steps, or else... begin to march us steadily backward.
There are two ways to extend a business. Take inventory of what you're good at and extend out from your skills. Or determine what your customers need and work backward, even if it requires learning new skills. Kindle is an example of working backward.
The debt of gratitude we owe our mother and father goes forward, not backward. What we owe our parents is the bill presented to us by our children.
Every now and then I will see a word as if for the first time, and suddenly appreciate that Evian is 'naive' spelled backward, or that Bosnia is an anagram of 'bonsai.'
There will always be those people who are just backward and ignorant. There will always be those people. They need somebody to feel superior to.
C. S. Lewis
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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