->''"If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face—forever."''
-->-- '''O'Brien''', ''Literature/NineteenEightyFour''

-> ''"When did the future switch from being a promise to being a threat?"''
-->-- ''[[Creator/ChuckPalahniuk Invisible Monsters]]''

-> ''"This world... This future... It's a nightmare!"''
-->-- '''Donatello''', ''WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles2003''

->''This future sucks!''
-->--'''Ranma Saotome''', ''[[Manga/RanmaOneHalf Ranma 1/2]]''

->Without you around, Mega, nobody could stop Wily!
-->-- '''Roll''', the ''WesternAnimation/MegaMan'' cartoon

->''"For those of you still living under the illusion that you will have freedom, know this: my armies have exterminated the last pockets of resistance, and I now control the entire planet. The traitorous Utrom scientists I have captured are completing a colossal transmat device. With it, I will send forth my armies and enslave the stars, one world after another. There is no hope. There is only the Shredder."''
-->-- '''The Shredder''', ''WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles2003'', "Same As It Never Was"

->''"And in the future... all is devastation."''
-->-- '''Buzz Buzz''', ''Videogame/EarthBound''

->''"Because of him, the whole world is gonna be enslaved. Everything you believe in will lie in ashes, and the X-Men are going to die."''
-->-- '''Bishop''', ''WesternAnimation/{{X-Men}}''

->''"But... The future refused to change."''
-->-- The BadEnding of ''Videogame/ChronoTrigger''

->''"If these shadows remain unaltered by the future..."''
-->-- ''Literature/AChristmasCarol''

->''"I am Trellia and you are my ancestor. I am from the distant future, or one possible future... There is another possible future: a dark future, the Vortex future."''
-->-- '''Trellia''', ''[[Videogame/EccoTheDolphin Ecco: The Tides of Time]]''

->''"...No winds blow... The day never comes... Neither spring nor summer ever comes... It's a world of unrelenting darkness... It would be no exaggeration to call it the complete ruin of the world."''
-->-- '''Dusknoir''', ''[[VideoGame/PokemonMysteryDungeonExplorers Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time/Darkness/Sky]]''

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