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papi | Student, Grade 11 | (Level 2) eNoter

Posted October 10, 2009 at 12:32 PM via web

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In Need of quotes about taking action for the future + Who is John M. Richardson.?

He wrote the famous quote, “When it comes to the future, there are three kinds of people: those who let it happen, those who make it happen, and those who wonder what happened.”


Please help or if you know any other future quotes along the same lines that would greatly help!

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bjs | (Level 1) Adjunct Educator

Posted December 20, 2009 at 11:50 AM (Answer #1)

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John M. Richardson, Jr. is a writer and professor at American University in Washington, D.C. He also consults in the fields of applied systems analysis, international development and third world political conflict.

Here are some similar quotes on action and the future:

“Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay.” Simone de Beauvoir (French author, philosopher and feminist)

"Infuse your life with action. Don't wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love." (Bradley Whitford, actor)

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” (Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady and human rights advocate)

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