• WordNet 3.6
    • n foresightfulness providence by virtue of planning prudently for the future
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  • Rene Char
    Rene Char
    “In action be primitive; in foresight, a strategist.”
  • Henry Luce
    Henry Luce
    “Business, more than any other occupation, is a continual dealing with the future; it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success.”
  • Napoleon Bonaparte
    “Vengeance has no foresight.”


In literature:

The horse-drawn buses ranged along the curb were reserved for the foresighted and privileged few.
"A Traveller in War-Time" by Winston Churchill
His foresight and energy, my son says, are incomparable.
"The Emperor, Complete" by Georg Ebers
The crime was committed with cool and shrewd foresight, and carried through to the end.
"The Bride of the Nile, Complete" by Georg Ebers
He confessed proudly to this kind of foresight.
"Lord Jim" by Joseph Conrad
So wise it seemed, so calm, so full of experience and of foresight, that almost it frightened me.
"She and Allan" by H. Rider Haggard
Also with this new vision come memories and foresights.
"Stella Fregelius" by H. Rider Haggard
Whence gained he the superiority of foresight?
"Biographia Literaria" by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Then in the zenith of his popularity, so acute a foresight is not in man.
"Athens: Its Rise and Fall, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
With foresight Ingolby had quickly and quietly accomplished that while Dennis's back was turned.
"The World For Sale, Complete" by Gilbert Parker
They furnish all the brains and foresight of the colony, and administer its affairs.
"Locusts and Wild Honey" by John Burroughs
These keys would mock hell's foresight.
"The Robbers A Tragedy" by Friedrich Schiller
I commend your foresight.
"The Death of Wallenstein" by Friedrich Schiller
HELENUS, a son of Priam and Hecuba, celebrated for his prophetic foresight; is said to have deserted his countrymen and joined the Greeks.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
In all this she displayed perfect coolness and foresight.
"A Roman Singer" by F. Marion Crawford
Your showed your true friendship in your foresight.
"Clarissa Harlowe, Volume 9 (of 9)" by Samuel Richardson
You seem to have singular foresight.
"Out of the Ashes" by Ethel Watts Mumford
He showed a strong practical element of calculation and foresight.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
Those who earnestly read him will often halt astounded at proofs of a foresight in him almost miraculous.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 09, No. 51, January, 1862" by Various
Sigismund's lack of foresight and his prodigality were notorious.
"Charles the Bold" by Ruth Putnam
In the Mediterranean no less foresight and dexterity was shown in forwarding the interests of the States.
"History of Holland" by George Edmundson

In poetry:

Think how ye prospered, thou and thine,
Amid the unviolated grove
Housed near the growing Primrose-tuft
In foresight, or in love.
"A Wren's Nest" by William Wordsworth
Had I his whose foresight rare
Piles the stones with lordliest art,
From the quarry of my heart
Love should climb a heavenly stair!
"Brother Artist" by George MacDonald
The bolt-heads locked to the cartridges;
The rifles stead to rest,
As cold stock nestled at colder cheek
And foresight lined on the breast.
"The Deserter" by Gilbert Frankau
Is there no foresight in a Thrush's breast,
That thou down yonder gulph from me wouldst go?
That gloomy area lurking cats infest,
And there the dog may rove, alike thy foe.
"Elegy On A Young Thrush," by Helen Maria Williams
How joyful shall we spend the live-long night
In praises to Jehovah, who thus mocks
All human foresight, and converts the means
Of seeming ruin into great deliverance.
"Moses In The Bulrushes. A Sacred Drama" by Hannah More
"They are fearful and feeble with years,
Yet they doubt not of day if it be;
Yea, blinded and beaten with tears,
Yea, sick with foresight of fears,
Yet a little, and hardly, they see.
"Tenebrae" by Algernon Charles Swinburne

In news:

That doesn't mean Rod Thorn and Kiki Vandeweghe lack the necessary foresight.
Operation Foresight was created in an effort to bring consumers back to Old Town Grand Junction.
City's foresight for the future.
Foresight is pre-selling the $90 million action comedy in Berlin.
Hindsight and Foresight for 2012.
The gal with the foresight to research preschools while she's pregnant.
Whistler's Lost Lake Lodge and Westin Resort (pictured here) are offering deals on lodging and ski-lesson packages, in promotions for those with the foresight to book before the winter rush.
Striker Abby Wambach showed impressive self-control, focus and foresight after getting hit with what she described as a.
A Magnet Releasing release of a Foresight Unlimited presentation of a Signature Entertainment/BMP production.
Did anyone in the purchasing department have the foresight to do this for our citizens.
But little Mouse, you are not alone, In proving foresight may be vain: The best laid schemes of mice and men Go often awry, And leave us nothing but grief and pain.
Simon Anderson, global futurist and co-author of "Foresight 20/20," will keynote the next North Country Technology Symposium May 23 at Clarkson University.
Who is among this foresightful set.
People who predicted a fairly sleepy veto session can brag about their foresight.
Hindsight and Foresight for 2012.

In science:

The foresight of the performed calculations have been discussed by taking into account the experimental studies of Privalov and Makhatadze on Myoglobin, Lysozyme, Cytochrome and Ribonuclease in the interval 275 − 350K [8, 9].
Investigation of the Heat Capacities of Proteins by Statistical Mechanical Methods
Of course, it will be necessary to exercise some ingenuity and foresight when building target databases, especially in the early stages of research.
Compression Rate Method for Empirical Science and Application to Computer Vision
De Finetti, B. : “La Prévision: Ses Lois Logiques, Ses Sources Subjectives”, Annales de l”Institut Henri Poincaré, 7: 1–68, (1937),Foresight: Its Logical Laws, Its Subjective Sources, translated in “Studies in Subjective Probability’, H. E.
Are All Probabilities Fundamentally Quantum Mechanical?
We chose ed (with foresight) so that this sequences is a supermartingale with respect to the natural filtration Fi .
A natural barrier in random greedy hypergraph matching
Using simple, but elegant, telescopes, analytical models, and considerable foresight, much of what was later to become the basis of the multi-million dollar observatories now in operation was anticipated.
Status of VHE Astronomy c.2000
It would be fair to say that Valya’s persistence and foresight shaped my career to a large extent.
$k$ Strings from Various Perspectives: QCD, Lattices, String Theory and Toy Models
However, some pro jects have not shown such foresight, resulting in instruments which perform well technically, but which have not delivered the expected scientific impact.
Astronomical Data Management
This technique is usually employed in foresight research and it is used to individuate hotspots and “whitespots” (white areas).
A Refined Experience Sampling Method to Capture Mobile User Experience
If γ is closed and coclosed, then we can take (d†d + dd† )γ = (d + d† )2γ ≡ ∆γ = 0 24We write them in opposite order with foresight - to make the result follow in a more obvious way.
A Simple Introduction to Particle Physics Part II
With foresight, let’s look more closely at the original metric gab on M.
A Simple Introduction to Particle Physics Part II
In 1973, Kobayashi and Maskawa(KM) proposed their mechanism for CP violation assuming, with great foresight, three fermion generations.
Spontaneous CP Violation
In 1973, Kobayashi and Maskawa(KM) proposed their mechanism for CP violation assuming, with great foresight, three fermion generations.
Alternative Solution of Strong CP
On the other hand, the present form of H is simple and has a good foresight.
Nonrigid chiral soliton for the octet and decuplet baryons
Advanced Bibliometric Methods as Quantitative Core of Peer Review Based Evaluation and Foresight Exercises.
Self-citation as an impact-reinforcing mechanism in the science system
The fact that artificial online markets such as the Foresight Exchange and the Hollywood Stock Exchange are good indicators of future outcomes has been shown previously , .
Predicting the Future with Social Media