Concept Of Time Quotes

Concept Of Time Quotes by J. K. Rowling, Benjamin Disraeli, Napoleon Bonaparte, William Faulkner, Charles Caleb Colton, Antonio Porchia and many others.

It is a strange thing, but when you are dreading something, and would give anything to slow down time, it has a disobliging habit of speeding up.
But what minutes! Count them by sensation, and not by calendars, and each moment is a day.
There is one kind of robber whom the law does not strike at, and who steals what is most precious to men: time.
Clocks slay time… time is dead as long as it is being clicked off by little wheels; only when the clock stops does time come to life.
Time, the cradle of hope…. Wisdom walks before it, opportunity with it, and repentance behind it: he that has made it his friend will have little to fear from his enemies, but he that has made it his enemy will have little to hope from his friends.
The flower that you hold in your hands was born today and already it is as old as you are.
My spirit animal… probably like a turtle, because I have no concept of time.
Time is the most undefinable yet paradoxical of things; the past is gone, the future is not come, and the present becomes the past, even while we attempt to define it.
Men talk of killing time, while time quietly kills them.
Dion Boucicault
Time is a brisk wind, for each hour it brings something new… but who can understand and measure its sharp breath, its mystery and its design?
Sometimes I feel that life is passing me by, not slowly either, but with ropes of steam and spark – spattered wheels and a hoarse roar of power or terror. It’s passing, yet I’m the one who’s doing all the moving.
The forces of Hannibal, Drake and Napoleon moved at best with the horsesgallop or the speed of wind on sail. Now, aviation brings a new concept of time and distance to the affairs of men. It demands adaptability to change, places a premium on quickness of thought and speed of action.
Time goes, you say? Ah, no! alas, time stays, we go.
Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in.
Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes in a day.
This relates to the concept of time and our ability as dreamers to reach across time to a past or future self and do some good. This is very important as it relates to soul loss and soul recovery.
Old Time, that greatest and longest established spinner of all!… his factory is a secret place, his work is noiseless, and his Hands are mutes.
Gradually my whole concept of time changed until I thought of a month as having twenty-five days of humanness and five others when I might just as well have been an animal in a steel trap.
Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.
I think the tree is an element of regeneration which in itself is a concept of time.
Only our concept of time makes it possible for us to speak of the Day of Judgment by that name in reality it is a summary court in perpetual session.
Time is the coin of life. Only you can determine how it will be spent.