14 Powerful Instagram Captions About Looking Forward to the Future

There are moments in time when we feel like the future can offer us anything we ask of it.

Even when the present is lacking, or the past threatens to hold you back, thinking forward to whatever comes next can get you through anything. If you've been feeling excited about whatever the future may hold, these Instagram captions can help you express that feeling to the world.

For when you're feeling philosophical about what comes next:

"Look forward, not behind. Your best days are still out in front of you. Be focused and keep your dreams alive."

-Adedayo Olabamiji


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For showing the small steps you're taking today for a different tomorrow:

"Do something today that your future self will thank you for."


For that shot of you building what you want for yourself:

"The best way to predict the future is to create it."

-Peter Drucker


For when you're not kidding around about always moving forward:

"I demolish my bridges behind me… then there is no choice but to move forward."

-Fridtjof Nansen


For when you've decided upon your next destination:

"I felt like it was time to set up my future, so I set a goal. My goal was independence."



For when you realize that your entire life lies ahead of you:

"I look to the future because that's where I'm going to be spending the rest of my life."

-George Burns


For when you know in your heart that the future holds amazing things for you:

"What is coming is better than what is gone."

-Arabic proverb


For when you're done with the past and so ready to embrace anything different:

"You know you are on the right track when you become uninterested in looking back."


For the silly pic of you wearing sunglasses, looking off into the sunset:

"When I look into the future, it's so bright it burns my eyes."

-Oprah Winfrey


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For the pic of you putting in the work:

"The future starts today, not tomorrow."

-Pope John Paul II


For showing off the roadmap for your future:

"Good fortune is what happens when opportunity meets with planning."

-Thomas Edison


For when you're sick and tired of ruminating and ready to start planning:

"Your future needs you. Your past doesn't."


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For when you decide to start living your life like the future is what really matters:

"The future influences the present just as much as the past."

-Friedrich Nietzsche


For demonstrating the good choices you're making here and now:

"Our future is not unpredictable. Our future is simply the result of choices we have made."

-Garth Brooks


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