Of course, we can not connect imprint future, you can just hook them to look back. so rest assured that the dots, the events in your life in one way or another will affect your future. you have to have faith in something - the courage, destiny, life, destiny or whatever - thinking that has made the difference in my life
In a word, acts of any kind produce habits or characters of the same kind. Hence we ought to make sure that our acts are of a certain kind; for the resulting character varies as they vary. It makes no small difference, therefore, whether a man be trained in his youth up in this way or that, but a great difference, or rather all the difference.
In a free society with a government based on reason, it is inevitable that there will be no uniform opinion about important issues. those accustomed to suppression and control by governmental authority see this as leading only to chaos. but a government of the people requires difference of opinion in order to discover truth and to take advantage of the opportunity that only understanding brings.
The one prudence in life is concentration; the one evil is dissipation: and it makes no difference whether our dissipations are coarse or fine; property and its cares, friends and a social habit, or politics, or music, or feasting. Everything is good which takes away one plaything and delusion more, and drives us home to add one stroke of faithful work.