Time Quotes

Time Quotes by Plutarch, Marcus Tullius Cicero, Susan Hill, Winston Groom, John Milton, Douglas Coupland and many others.

Pythagoras, when he was asked what time was, answered that it was the soul of this world.
There is no grief which time does not lessen and soften.
There is a continuity about the garden and an order of succession in the garden year which is deeply pleasing, and in one sense there are no breaks or divisionsseed time flows on to flowering time and harvest time; no sooner is one thing dying than another is coming to life.
The weeks go by so slow I almost think time passin backwards.
Leaves have their time to fall, And flowers to wither at the north – wind’s breath, And stars to set; but all, Thou hast all seasons for thine own, O Death!
HISTORICAL SLUMMING: the act of visiting locations such as diners, smokestack industrial sites, rural villageslocations where time appears to have been frozen many years backso as to experience relief when one returns back to’the present‘.
One cannot spend one’s time in being modern when there are so many more important things to be.
Every day travels toward death; the last only arrives at it.
It is not time or opportunity that is to determine intimacy;—it is disposition alone. Seven years would be insufficient to make some people acquainted with each other, and seven days are more than enough for others.
The greatest gift you will ever have is your life, and the second greatest gift-which you give yourself-is courage to live it to the fullest. Time goes by quickly, and you cannot take it for granted.
Each person is an enigma. You’re a puzzle not only to yourself but also to everyone else, and the great mystery of our time is how we penetrate this puzzle.
You can’t stop time. You can’t capture light. You can only turn your face up and let it rain down.
One faces the future with one’s past.
Great artists treasure their time with a bitter and snarling miserliness.
People who cannot find time for recreation are obliged sooner or later to find time for illness.
The young feel tired at the end of an action, the old at the beginning.
The best time to plant a tree was 25 years ago. The second-best time to plant a tree is today.
When one makes a Revolution, one cannot mark time; one must always go forward – or go back. He who now talks about the ‘freedom of the press’ goes backward, and halts our headlong course towards Socialism.
And so I ask, “Would You agree that sex is where philosophy begins?” But God, who is the oldest of the philosophers, answers in his weary cryptic way, “Rather think of Sex as Time, and Time as the connection of new circuits.
Into the woods you go again You have to every now and then Into the woods, no telling when Be ready for the journey Into the woods, each time you go There’s more to learn of what you know.
The convenience of timekeeping is greatly overrated; and the people who practice it so faithfully that they lose the capacity for appreciating the fixed and the static and the spatially related experiences cut themselves off from a good part of reality.
Time is money, especially when you are talking to a lawyer or buying a commercial.
Vanity of science. Knowledge of physical science will not console me for ignorance of morality in time of affliction, but knowledge of morality will always console me for ignorance of physical science.
We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.
If the English language made any sense, lackadaisical would have something to do with a shortage of flowers.
Time is the rider that breaks youth.
Time, which despoils castles, enriches verses.
Nothing is ours except time.
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in. I drink at it; but while I drink I see the sandy bottom and detect how shallow it is. Its thin current slides away, but eternity remains.
She’s the original good time who was had by all.
Bad times, hard times, this is what people keep saying; but let us live well, and times shall be good. We are the times: Such as we are, such are the times.
Cold inthe earthand the deepsnow piled abovethee, Far, far, removed, cold in the dreary grave! Have I forgot, my only Love, to love thee, Severed at last byTime’s all-serving wave?
All things flow, nothing abides.
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
I’m wishing he could see that music lives. Forever. That it’s stronger than death. Stronger than time. And that its strength holds you together when nothing else can.
Methods for predicting the future: 1) read horoscopes, tea leaves, tarot cards, or crystal balls . . . collectively known as “nutty methods;” 2) put well-researched facts into sophisticated computer . . . commonly referred to as “a complete waste of time.”
Cosmic time is the same for everyone, but human time differs with each person. Time flows in the same way for all human beings; every human being flows through time in a different way.
Time sneaks up on you like a windshield on a bug.
Every time I wake, I understand how easy it is to be nothing.
Our determination to imitiate Christ should be such that we have no time for other matters.
A word of the faith that never balks,
Here or henceforward it is all the same to me, I accept Time absolutely.
It alone is without flaw, it alone rounds and completes all,
That mystic baffling wonder alone completes all.
As you navigate through the rest of your life, be open to collaboration. Other people and other people’s ideas are often better than your own. Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life.
Those were the great days when plenty of amateurs could spare time for cricket.
What does the future, that half of time, matter to the man who is infatuated with eternity?
Modo, et modo, non habebent modum.
By-and-by has no end.
If you have done the best you can do and if you have gotten all you could extract from something, you have given all you had to give, then the time has come when you can do no more than say thank you and move on.
If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them, and half as much money.
The only great spirit of our time.
Is this a fit time, said my father to himself, to talk of Pensions and Grenadiers?
The secret of great battles consists in knowing how to deploy and concentrate at the right time.
There will be time to murder and create.
In America the young are always ready to give to those who are older than themselves the full benefits of their inexperience.
Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.
When you know even for a moment
That it’s your time
Then you can walk with the power
Of a thousand generations
The inmost in due time becomes the outmost.
The will to work must dominate, for art is long and time is brief.
Time is always wanting to me, and I cannot meet with a single day when I am nut hurried along, driven to by wits‘-end by urgent work, business to attent do or some service to render.
And the seasons they go ’round and ’round And the painted ponies go up and down We’re captive on the carousel of time We can’t return we can only look behind From where we came And go round and round and round In the circle game.
Time is hastening on, and we
What our fathers are shall be,–
Shadow-shapes of memory!
Joined to that vast multitude
Where the great are but the good.
A lot of things are going to happen that you can’t necessarily control all the time, but you can control what you do after it happens. So that’s what I try to do, keep my head up, keep moving forward, stay positive and just work hard.
The best time for you to hold your tongue is the time you feel you must say something or bust.
I don’t want to waste anyone‘s time or money. I want to give people some truth and positive heart lift.
Time in his aging overtakes all things alike.
Not every age allows its sons to reap the results which remain great for all time, and . . . not every century is fitted to make the men who live in it distinguished and happy.
Gustav Freytag
Whatever passes away is too vile to be the price of time, which is itself the price of eternity.
The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.
When my time on earth is gone, and my activities here are passed, I want they bury me upside down, and my critics can kiss my ass!
The only time my education was interrupted was when I was in school.
Some are so very studious of learning what was done by the ancients that they know not how to live with the moderns.
For the faithful, our finest hours are sometimes during or just
following our darkest hours.
Leadership is inspiring people. Management is keeping the trains running on time.
Truth has not special time of its own. Its hour is now – always and, indeed then most truly, when it seems unsuitable to actual circumstances.
Lack of reciprocity ruins friendships, but makes love affairs exciting for a time.
Time is neither friend nor enemy it’s just a measurement.
A glorious place, a glorious age, I tell you! A very Neon renaissance – And the myths that actually touched you at that time – not Hercules, Orpheus, Ulysses and Aeneas – but Superman, Captain Marvel, and Batman.
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
Six years-six little years-six drops of time.
Time is like the ocean, always there, always different.
The decline of the aperitif may well be one of the most depressing phenomena of our time.
Democracy divides people into workers and loafers. It makes no provision for those who have no time to work.
More software projects have gone awry for lack of calendar time than for all other causes combined.
Oh, why will parents always appear at the wrong time? Some extraordinary mistake in nature, I suppose.
Begin, be bold, and venture to be wise,
He who defers this work from day to day,
Does on a river‘s bank expecting stay,
Till the whole stream, which stopped him, should be gone,
That runs, and as it runs, for ever will run on.
The name Roosevelt has this legendary force in our country at this time.
Doch zittre vor der langsamen,
Der stillen Macht der Zeit.
Yet tremble at the slow, silent power of time.
The time for action is now. It’s never too late to do something.
There is nothing good in this world which time does not improve.
Time is the image of eternity.
Don’t lose the wonder in your eyes
It’s right there when you smile
If we go back, for a while
Let me go back, for a while
To that magic time
There is a time to take counsel of your fears, and there is a time to never listen to any fear.
Multa ferunt anni venientes commoda secum, Multa recedentes adimiunt. (The years, as they come, bring many agreeable things with them; as they go, they take many away.)
It is impossible for a believer, no matter what his experience, to keep right with God if he will not take the trouble to spend time with God. Spend plenty of time with him; let other things go, but don’t neglect Him.
Time crumbles things; everything grows old under the power of Time and is forgotten through the lapse of Time.
In zen, it is a cardinal sin to waste time. To waste time is to squander the here and now, which, if you think about it, is all that we have.
Has it ever struck you … that life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by you so quickly you hardly catch it going? It’s really all memory … except for each passing moment.
On the human imagination, events produce the effects of time. Thus, he who has travelled far and seen much, is apt to fancy that he has lived long; and the history that most abounds in important incidents, soonest assumes the aspect of antiquity.
I rarely believe anything, because at the time of believing I am not really there to believe.
It is a beauteous evening, calm and free, The holy time is quiet as a nun Breathless with adoration; the broad sun Is sinking down in its tranquillity; The gentleness of heaven broods o’er the sea: Listen! the mighty being is awake, And doth with his eternal motion make A sound like thundereverlastingly.
We shall never have more time. We have, and always had, all the time there is. No object is served in waiting until next week or even until tomorrow. Keep going… Concentrate on something useful.
Time is swift, it races by; Opportunities are born and die… Still you wait and will not try – A bird with wings who dares not rise and fly.
The swiftness of time is infinite, as is still more evident when we look back on the past.
Even God cannot change the past.
Our instructed vagrancy, which has hardly time to linger by the hedgerows, but runs away early to the tropics, and is at home with palms and banyans – which is nourished on books of travel, and stretches the theatre of its imagination to the Zambesi.
In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies.
I saw a bank that said ’24 Hour Banking,’ but I don’t have that much time.
Grow angry slowly – there’s plenty of time.
Only good girls keep diaries. Bad girls don’t have time.
Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time; serenity, that nothing is.
By that time I was thinking a little about pro ball and hopeful that someone would draft me.
Yesterday is but today’s memory, and tomorrow is today’s dream.
I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career.
In the landscape of time, there are few locations less comfortable than that of one who waits for some person or event to arrive at some unknown moment in the future.
Life is so fast. And I still remember when I came up to the big leagues and played as if it were yesterday. Time flies.
Now, if the passions had no hold on us, a week and a hundred years would amount to the same.
Maybe I couldn’t be dafter, But I keep wondering if this time we settle our differences before a war instead of after.
If you can look into the seeds of time, and say which grain will grow and which will not, speak then unto me.
The French have no such expression as ‘killing time.’ In their more philosophical vocabulary the term is ‘passing time,’ which means savoring all moments of it each to his individual enjoyment. While we battle with time, they relax with tempo.
The season of failure is the best time for sowing the seeds of success.
A good style must have an air of novelty, at the same time concealing its art.
The clock is running. Make the most of today. Time waits for no man. Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That’s why it is called the present.
No matter what I preach or what we claim to believe in our heads, the future will depend upon our times of prayer.
Time is the devourer of all things.
The nose of a mob is its imagination. By this, at any time, it can be quietly led.
You can’t have it all, all at once. Who – man or woman – has it all, all at once? Over my lifespan, I think I have had it all. But in different periods of time, things were rough. And if you have a caring life partner, you help the other person when that person needs it.
One has to live in the present. Whatever is past is gone beyond recall; whatever is future remains beyond one’s reach, until it becomes present. Remembering the past and giving thought to the future are important, but only to the extent that they help one deal with the present.
In God’s good time, Which does not always fall on Saturday When the world looks for wages.
I think time is a merciless thing. I think life is a process of burning oneself out and time is the fire that burns you.
I trust in nature for the stable laws of beauty and utility. Spring shall plant and autumn garner to the end of time.
Nothing can be more useful to a man than a determination not to be hurried.
To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living.
Time is precious, but truth is more precious than time.
Even though we didn’t actually record it as the Move I had already written a song called ‘Dear Elaine,’ which I subsequently put on the Boulders album. I thought at the time that was probably the best song I’d written.
Being successful doesn’t make you manage your time well. Managing your time well makes you successful!
One of the aspects of form that I have been very interested in is stasis – the concept of form which is not so directional in time, not so much climactic form, but rather form which allows time, to stand still.
Nothing happens in a vacuum in life: every action has a series of consequences, and sometimes it takes a long time to fully understand the consequences of our actions.
Each hour comes with some little faggot of God’s will fastened upon its back.
Television is a medium of entertainment which permits millions of people to listen to the same joke at the same time, and yet remain lonesome.
Time is a cruel thief to rob us of our former selves. We lose as much to life as we do to death.
The time you spend alone with God will transform your character and increase your devotion. Then your integrity and godly behavior in an unbelieving world will make others long to know the Lord.
We are double-edged blades, and every time we whet our virtue the return stroke strops our vice.
After all, life hasn’t much to offer except youth, and I suppose for older people, the love of youth in others.
Police officers know that each time they put on their uniform, they are taking on risks to protect others.
Time passes, and little by little everything that we have spoken in falsehood becomes true.
Non est, crede mihi, sapientis dicere ‘Vivam’:
Sera nimis vita est crastina: vive hodie.
Believe me, wise men don’t say ‘I shall live to do that’, tomorrow’s life is too late; live today.
Variant translation: Tomorrow will I live, the fool does say; Today itself’s too late; the wise lived yesterday.
Darkling I listen; and, for many a time I have been half in love with easeful Death, Called him soft names in many a muse‘ d rhyme, To take into the air my quiet breath; Now more than ever seems it rich to die, To cease upon the midnight with no pain, While thou art pouring forth thy soul abroad In such an ecstasy!
In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us.
While Time, The endless idiot, runs screaming round the world.
An age builds up cities: an hour destroys them.
This is a deeply spiritual issue…Do we want to spend more time trying to care for our fellow man or do we want to just pursue more virtual reality? That’s the issue before us.. and it’s being played out in the world of the environment.
Nature is methodical, and doeth her work well. Time is never to be hurried.
So during those first moments of the day, which are yours and yours alone, you can circumvent these boundaries and concentrate fully on spiritual matters. And this gives you the opportunity to plan the time management of the entire day.
Time is an experience in consciousness. It is metabolized as our biological clock. Changing our experience of time can reverse aging.
Opportunities are often things you haven‘t noticed the first time around.
The living moment is everything.
IMPENITENCE, n. A state of mind intermediate in point of time between sin and punishment.
Everything comes in time to him who knows how to wait.
All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Some wee short hour ayont the twal.
The greatest friend of truth is Time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion is Humility.
What would be the use of immortality to a person who cannot use well a half an hour?
You’ve got to think about big things while you’re doing small things, so that all the small things go in the right direction.
I do not rule out the possibility of being prime minister of India one day, but there is still time.
No single thing abides; but all things flow. Fragment to fragment clings – the things thus grow Until we know them and name them. By degrees They melt, and are no more the things we know.
If your opponent is short (on time), play just as you played earlier in the game. If you are short keep calm, I repeat, don’t get flustered. Keep up the same neat writing of the moves, the same methodical examination of variations, but at a quicker rate.
I learned a long time ago that reality was much weirder than anyone’s imagination.
If you’re not really having a good time, it’s not worth it.
Jump in a hole without looking, and there’ll be a snake in it every time.
Edison failed 10,000 times before he made the electric light. Do not be discouraged if you fail a few times.
Neat trick: to be roused to ambition and reconciled to one’s mediocrity at the same time.
What progress we are making. In the Middle Ages they would have burned me. Now they are content with burning my books.
Cute is when a person’s personality shines through their looks. Like in the way they walk, every time you see them you just want to run up and hug them.
I am convinced that there are times in everybody‘s experience when there is so much to be done, that the only way to do it is to sit down and do nothing.
Gardening is all about optimism. I put a seed in the ground. I consistently tend it, confident I will see the results, in time, of the nurture I have provided.
The key is in not spending time, but in investing it.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
Sun and moon, sun and moon, time goes.
The surest poison is time.
Tomorrow do thy worst, for I have lived today:
Be fair or foul or rain or shine,
The joys I have possessed in spite of fate are mine.
Not heaven itself upon the past has power;
But what has been has been, and I have had my hour.
Time be thine,
And thy best graces spend it at thy will.
The only thing that can spoil a day is people and if you can keep from making engagements, every day has no limits.
Eternity – waste of time.
When the Special Theory of Relativity began to germinate in me, I was visited by all sorts of nervous conflicts… I used to go away for weeks in a state of confusion.
Through the cold time she holds me with evergreen devotion she bears up my whiteness.
Earle Birney
No one is so busy that he hasn’t the time to dismantle a work of art.
Our time is brief, and it will pass no matter what we do. So let us have purpose in spending it. Let us spend it so that our time matters to each of us, and matters to all those whose lives we touch.
I don’t know what’s going on, and I’m probably not smart enough to understand if somebody was to explain it to me. All I know is we’re being tested somehow, by somebody or some thing a whole lot smarter than us, and all I can do is be friendly and keep calm and try and have a nice time till it’s over.
Death is caused by swallowing small amounts of saliva over a long period of time.
Love doesn’t just sit there, like a stone; it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new.
We talk about saving time and killing time when actually we can’t do either. We have no choice but to spend it at a constant and flowing rate.
Transitions are a time for reflection, and a time for looking forward.
Beautiful Railway Bridge of the Silv’ryTay! Alas! I am very sorry to say That ninety lives have been taken away On the last Sabbath day of1879, Which will be remember’d for a very long time.
William Topaz McGonagall
Space or science fiction has become a dialect for our time.
Backward, turn backward, O Time, in your flight, Make me a child again just for to-night!
No trait is more justified than revenge in the right time and place.
There is so little time for us all; I need to be able to say what I want quickly and to as many people as possible.
Ask what Time is, it is nothing else but something of eternal duration become finite, measurable and transitory.
Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one’s values.
Everything changed the day she figured out there was exactly enough time for the important things in her life.
Till I, high in the tower of my time Among familiar ruins, began to cry For accident, sickness, justice, war and crime, Because all died, because I had to die. The snow fell, the trees stood, the promise kept, And a child I slept.
I cannot be awake for nothing looks to me as it did before, Or else I am awake for the first time, and all before has been a mean sleep.
Excuse me if I have/some place in my mind/where I go time to time.
Trying to determine what is going on in the world by reading newspapers is like trying to tell the time by watching the second hand of a clock.
How marvelous, wide and broad is my Inheritance! Time is my property, my estate is time.
Time travel used to be thought of as just science fiction, but Einstein‘s general theory of relativity allows for the possibility that we could warp space-time so much that you could go off in a rocket and return before you set out.
I have so much to do! And there’s so little time!
There is no such thing as time for those who are happy. For the others – there is nothing else.
Every place is a place to practice. Every time is a time to practice. Zen is concerned with the thought we have this moment rather than with rituals or rules of behavior
One of things I like about looking at pictures when you’re young and also meeting back with old friends you haven’t seen in a long time is, for me, it’s a glimpse of who I was.
You can’t be wise and in love at the same time.
Four seasons fill the measure of the year; there are four seasons in the minds of men.
Temporis ars medicina fere est.
Time is generally the best medicine.
Immorality: the morality of those who are having a better time.
It is strange that the years teach us patience; that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting.
Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half of the time.
Failure happens all the time. It happens every day in practice. What makes you better is how you react to it.
One day spent with someone you love can change everything.
Everything requires time. It is the only truly universal condition. All work takes place in time and uses up time. Yet most people take for granted this unique, irreplaceable, and necessary resource. Nothing else, perhaps, distinguishes effective executives as much as their tender loving care of time.
In this hectic life, we have no time to take care of ourselves, hence massage is needed for rejuvenation and stress reduction. A lot of people are looking for quick fixes: like, they are taking medications, and they are doing other things which are not healthy. But massage is very holistic and natural.
I’m afraid of time… I mean, I’m afraid of not having enough time. Not enough time to understand people, how they really are, or to be understood myself. I’m afraid of the quick judgements or mistakes everybody makes. You can’t fix them without time. I’m afraid of seeing snapshots, not movies.
It isnot good enough tospend time and ink indescribing the penultimate sensations and physical movements of people getting into a state of rut, we all know them so well.
The more you think, the more time you have.
How can the moribund old man reason back to himself the romance, the mystery, the imminence of great things with which our old earth tingled for him in the days when he was young and well?
My life is full of drama, and I don’t have time to worry about something as petty as what I look like.
It is impossible to predict the time and progress of revolution. It is governed by its own more or less mysterious laws.
All religions will pass but this will remain: simply sitting in a chair and looking into the distance.
Vasily Rozanov
It’s time to say goodbye, but I think goodbyes are sad and I’d much rather say hello. Hello to a new adventure.
You can call it nostalgia, I don’t mind Standing on that windswept hillside Listening to the church bells chime Listen to the church bells chime In that magic time.
There is never time in the future in which we will work out our salvation. The challenge is in the moment; the time is always now.
I’d had nearly four years of experience looking at these clocks, but their sluggishness never ceased to surprise. If I am ever told that I have one day to live, I will head straight to the hallowed halls of Winter Park High School, where a day has been known to last a thousand years.
Every girl should use what Mother Nature gave her before Father Time takes it away.
The economy of human time is the next advantage of machinery in manufactures.
How beautiful is youth! how bright it gleams with its illusions, aspirations, dreams! Book of Beginnings, Story without End, Each maid a heroine, and each man a friend!
And because my teeth don’t bite, I can take them out dancing I can take my little teeth out and show them a real good time
The day is conscious of itself.
Let us live in as small a circle as we will, we are either debtors or creditors before we have had time to look around.
We can no longer afford to spend major time on minor things than spend minor time on major things.
Being with you and not being with you is the only way I have to measure time.
Young people are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel; and more fit for new projects than for settled business.
Everything passes, and what remains of former times, what remains of life, is the spiritual. In everything we do, the claim of the Absolute is unchanging.
The closing years of life are like the end of a masquerade party, when the masks are dropped.
Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.
Genius is the ability to act rightly without precedent – the power to do the right thing the first time.
[Time was] an accordion, all the air squeezed out of it as you grew old.
Helen Hooven Santmyer
One reason God created time was so that there would be a place to bury the failures of the past.
James Long
Time, you old gipsy man, Will you not stay, Put up your caravan Just for one day?
It is vain futility to analyze the algebra of time.
The best way to fill time is to waste it.
I’m one Pia Zadora, the same way all the time. That’s why I’m happy. It took me a long time to get to the point where could be myself all the time.
January gray is here, like a sexton by her grave; February bears the bier, march with grief doth howl and rave, and April weeps — but, O ye hours! Follow with May’s fairest flowers.
I am an ark in the swift flood of time, and my companions, a fellowship. Who throws in with us sails into light.
I feel sorry for kids these days. They get so much homework. Remember the days when we put a belt around our two books and carried them home? Now they’re dragging a suitcase. They have school all day, then homework from six until eleven. There’s no time left to be creative.
Invest time that will compound forever.
Study without reflection is a waste of time; reflection without study is dangerous.
Time rolls his ceaseless course.
WhenTime shall turn those amber locks to grey, My verse again shall gild and make them gay.
You can’t buy time or save it, common idioms notwithstanding. You can only spend it.
I always felt like I was meant to have been born in another era, another time.
For a long time I tried to manage an honesty and openness about my personal life because I’m human and I’m normal – well, semi-normal.
I am satisfied to trifle away my time, rather than let it stick by me.
All the king‘s horses and all the king’s men can’t put the past together again. So let’s remember: Don’t try to saw sawdust.
A hidden Bliss is at the root of things.
A mute Delight regards Time’s countless works:
To house God’s joy in things Space gave wide room,
To house God’s joy in self our souls were born.
And is not time even as love is, undivided and paceless? But if in you thought you must measure time into seasons, let each season encircle all the other seasons, And let today embrace the past with remembrance and the future with longing.
Time, the human dimension, which makes us everything we are.
Enough had been thought, and said, and felt, and imagined. It was about time that something should be done.
You may delay, but time will not.
Future shock is the shattering stress and disorientation that we induce in individuals by subjecting them to too much change in too short a time.
Some philosophers see into themselves, and some into their times; still others forge an alliance with the future.
There are times in life when, instead of complaining, you do something about your complaints.
I certainly wasn’t happy. Happiness has to do with reason, and only reason earns it. What I was given was the thing you can’t earn, and can’t keep, and often don’t even recognize at the time; I mean joy.
Life isn’t a matter of milestones, but of moments.
A smart contract is a mechanism involving digital assets and two or more parties, where some or all of the parties put assets in, and assets are automatically redistributed among those parties according to a formula based on certain data that is not known at the time the contract is initiated.
It takes discipline not to let social media steal your time.
I’m becoming more and more myself with time. I guess that’s what grace is. The refinement of your soul through time.
Punctuality is the thief of time
When Time is spent, Eternity begins.
Half the interest of a garden is the constant exercise of the imagination. You are always living three, or indeed six, months hence. I believe that people entirely devoid of imagination never can be really good gardeners. To be content with the present, and not striving about the future, is fatal.
Time shall unfold what plaited cunning hides: Who cover faults, at last shame them derides.
Today is life-the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto.
We must find new lands from which we can easily obtain raw materials and at the same time exploit the cheap slave labor that is available from the natives of the colonies. The colonies would also provide a dumping ground for the surplus goods produced in our factories.
It was some great times and some great moments… I’m proud to be a WWE alumni. If it wasn’t for my time there, there’s no way I’d be excelling at Fox and acting.
Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
I’ve been aware of the time passing by they say in the end it’s the wink of an eye and when the morning light comes streaming in you’ll get up and do it again
There is still no cure for the common birthday.
Every time a value is born, existence takes on a new meaning; every time one dies, some part of that meaning passes away.
In books lies the soul of the whole Past Time; the articulate audible voice of the Past, when the body and material substance of it has altogether vanished like a dream.
Everyone alters and is altered by everyone else. We are all the time taking in portions of one another or else reacting against them, and by these involuntary acquisitions and repulsions modifying our natures.
Through our great good fortune, in our youth our hearts were touched with fire. It was given to us to learn at the outset that life is a profound and passionate thing.
I think we’re entering a very dangerous time. The West has set itself up, decided it’s in charge, not for good intentions, not for the benefit of mankind.
The only one that got through was Jimmy Walker, because he plays the gas station attendant. I mean, there’s nothing wrong with it, it’s just that we were kind of purists at the time, and we didn’t want any comedians.
In the hours without sleep, each moment is so full and so vacant that it suggests itself as a rival of Time.
Bitcoin is amazingly transformative because it’s the first time in the entire history of the world in which anybody can now send or receive any amount of money, with anyone else, anywhere on the planet, without having to ask permission from any bank or government.
The noir hero is a knight in blood caked armor. He’s dirty and he does his best to deny the fact that he’s a hero the whole time.
This thing all things devours: Birds, beasts, trees, flowers; Gnaws iron, bites steel; Grinds hard stones to meal; Slays king, ruins town, And beats high mountain down.
We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace.
Bruce is the man. He was definitely ahead of his time.
Time discovers truth.
We look at life from the back side of the tapestry. And most of the time, what we see is loose threads, tangled knots and the like. But occasionally, God’s light shines through the tapestry, and we get a glimpse of the larger design with God weaving together the darks and lights of existence.
Tempus edax rerum.
Time that devours all things.
The truth is of course is that there is no journey. We are arriving and departing all at the same time.
Time passes, Time the consoler, Time the anodyne.
Time has been transformed, and we have changed; it has advanced and set us in motion; it has unveiled its face, inspiring us with bewilderment and exhilaration.
My involvement with UNICEF is particularly important to me because it is UNICEF that introduced me to volunteerism, thereby helping me to set my own personal standard of contributing my time and giving back to others. Working on behalf of UNICEF’s lifesaving efforts is one of my most valued roles.
God has so arranged the chronometry of our spirits, that there shall be thousands of silent moments between the striking hours.
I don’t suppose anybody ever deliberately listens to a watch or a clock. You don’t have to. You can be oblivious to the sound for a long while, then in a second of ticking it can create in the mind unbroken the long diminishing parade of time you didn’t hear.
It is with trifles, and when he is off guard, that a man best reveals his character.
No matter what looms ahead, if you can eat today, enjoy the sunlight today, mix good cheer with friends today, enjoy it and bless God for it. Do not look back on happiness — or dream of it in the future. You are only sure of today; do not let yourself be cheated out of it.
We are each other’s angels, we meet when it is time.
Chuck Brodsky
For four – fifths of our history, our planet was populated by pondscum.
J. William Schopf
Time brings an end to everything. We should not mistake for a tragedy what is no more than the passage of time.
Time is the one thing we possess. Our success depends upon the use of our time, and its by-product, the odd moment.
Horus non numero nisi serenas (I count only the sunny hours).
It is the malady of our age that the young are so busy teaching us that they have no time left to learn.
We need to decide that we will not go to war, whatever reason is conjured up by the politicians or the media, because war in our time is always indiscriminate, a war against innocents, a war against children.
When you were a tadpole and I was a fish In the Paleozoic time.
Langdon Smith
One of my favorite movies of all time is ‘It’s A Wonderful Life,’ which is a pretty interesting choice for a seasonal Christmas favorite, because it’s about a guy who wants to commit suicide and is presented with reasons not to.
The first time you say something, it’s heard. The second time, it’s recognized, and the third time it’s learned.
Leonardo‘s Mona Lisa sure would have lost out if he had spent only 2 of the 4 or 5 years he took to complete it. It is thinking about him and Ryder, among others, that partly makes me feel so awful to send away a ‘half-bakedpainting.
One’s past is what one is. It is the only way by which people should be judged.
It took me a long time to realize this: We get to choose what defines us.
My time is now.
Had an awesome time. You tell me to show up and all I have to do is drink beer, play guitar all day and I can lift weights and you’re going to pay me for this!
Kindness and courage can repair time’s faults, And serving him breeds patience and courtesy In us, light sojourners and passing subjects.
The laws of custom make our [returning a visit] necessary. O how I hate this vile custom which obliges us to make slaves of ourselves! to sell the most precious property we boast, our time;–and to sacrifice it to every prattling impertinent who chooses to demand it!
My experience is that as soon as people are old enough to know better, they don’t know anything at all.
Make your judgment trustworthy by trusting it. Cultivate regular periods of silence and meditation. The best time to build judgment is in solitude, when you can think out things for yourself without the probability of interruption.
In that case, there is no time to lose. Plant it this afternoon!
The product of mental labor – science – always stands far below its value, because the labor-time necessary to reproduce it has no relation at all to the labor-time required for its original production.
What’s that as flies without wings, your ladyship? Time! Time!
The past, the future: – two eternities!
Thomas Moore
The free world must not prove itself worthy of its own past.
There is time enough for everything in the course of the day if you do but one thing once; but there is not time enough in the year if you will do two things at a time.
On either side in Time, there’s nothing similar to Now, only memories or imaginings . The place you were ten seconds ago has vanished, and what is the place ten seconds ahead? There is nothing there. It’s very odd.
Only by acceptance of the past, can you alter it
There comes a time when people get tired of being pushed out of the glittering sunlight of life’s July and left standing amid the piercing chill of an alpine November.
As long as one accepts “time” tacitly as such he is dreaming a dream, not living a life.
Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present.
We live in a time when the words impossible and unsolvable are no longer part of the scientific community‘s vocabulary. Each day we move closer to trials that will not just minimize the symptoms of disease and injury but eliminate them.
Think not because no man sees, such things will remain unseen.
Scars have the strange power to remind us that our past is real.
Time flies. It seems like just yesterday I was playing my first game against Ireland, when I came off the bench, full of energy and flying into tackles, even though I couldn’t tackle back then.
The nearer people approach old age the closer they return to a semblance of childhood, until the time comes for them to depart this life, again like children, neither tired of living nor aware of death.
It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else’s eyes.
I hear people say, “It’s not the quantity of time that’s important; it’s the quality.” Well, technically that may be true, but quality doesn’t happen in a hurry.
The senses deceive from time to time, and it is prudent never to trust wholly those who have deceived us even once.
Time is the coin of life. Only you can determine how it will be spent.
We know one another. This is the present. There is no past and no future. Here I am washing my hands, and the cracked mirror shows me to myself, suspended as it were, in time; this is me, this moment will not pass.
Time rushes by and yet time is frozen. Funny how we get so exact about time at the end of life and at its beginning. She died at 6:08 or 3:46, we say, or the baby was born at 4:02. But in between we slosh through huge swatches of time–weeks, months, years, decades even.
It has been said, ‘time heals all wounds.’ I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it is never gone.
Scientific apparatus offers a window to knowledge, but as they grow more elaborate, scientists spend ever more time washing the windows.
We lose our time because we lose our attention
Come now, what masques, what dances shall we have
To wear away this long age of three hours
Between our after-supper and bedtime?
I give all my life to football; I only think about football. This is what is on my mind all the time.
I will continue to work as hard as I can to make this organization proud. Every time I step on the field I will give everything I have and I will leave everything I have on the field every single Sunday.
It’s sobering to contemplate how much time, effort, sacrifice, compromise, and attention we give to acquiring and increasing our supply of something that is totally insignificant in eternity.
Our planet has run out of patience. So has our sense of justice. It is time to step it up – and up – and up – until we reach the only goal that really matters: peace among people and peace between people and nature.
Writing is mentally stimulating; it’s like a puzzle that makes you think all the time.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
If you go far enough out you can see the Universe itself, all the billion light years summed up time only as a flash, just as lonely, as distant as a star on a June night if you go far enough out. And still, my friend, if you go far enough out you are only at the beginning – of yourself.
Nothing is swifter than our years.
The compensations of calamity are made apparent to the understanding also, after long intervals of time.
How soon hath Time, the subtle thief of youth, stolen on his wing my three-and-twentieth year!
Every time you wink the stars move.
When the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.
One today is worth two tomorrows.
Infants and young children are not just sitting twiddling their thumbs, waiting for their parents to teach them to read and do math. They are expending a vast amount of time and effort in exploring and understanding their immediate world. Healthy education supports and encourages this spontaneous learning.
Dilettantes appreciate the work, professors the master at the same time.
It is only in the world of objects that we have time and space and selves.
Time will run back and fetch the Age of Gold.
Take time to listen to what is said without words, to obey the law too subtle to be written, to worship the unnameable and to embrace the unformed.
No matter how long it’s been, no matter how impossible it looks, if you’ll stay in faith, your time is coming.
The future is like the daytime moon, a diffident but faithful companion, so elegant as to be almost invisible, an inconspicuous marvel.
…if we are to make significant progress on meeting these Goals and stay true to the promise the world made to build a better, fairer world for all, there is no time to lose in putting in place the necessary policies and resources needed to achieve these aims.
Kemal Dervis
It has taken me half a lifetime merely to find out what is best worth doing, and a good slice out of another half to puzzle out the ways of doing it.
Feminism‘s agenda is basic: it asks that women not be forced to “choose” between public justice and private happiness. It asks that women be free to define themselves-instead of having their identity defined for them, time and again, by their culture and their men.
Time will take your money, but money won’t buy time.
Both young children and old people have a lot of time on their hands. That’s probably why they get along so well.
A successful individual typically sets his next goal somewhat, but not too much, above his last achievement.
Times don’t change. Men do.
There is no word for time.
Today we will
not think to number another summer
or watch its white bird into the ground.
There is a kind of immortality in every garden.
Your soul is infinitely creative. It is alive and expansive in nature. It is curious and playful, changing with the tides of time.
Time, as he passes us, has a dove‘s wing,
Unsoil’d, and swift, and of a silken sound.
This moment is as it should be.
It is a mark of a mean capacity to spend much time on the things which concern the body, such as much exercise, much eating, much drinking, much easing of the body, much copulation. But these things should be done as subordinate things: and let all your care be directed to the mind.
Modern man thinks he loses something – time – when he does not do things quickly. Yet he does not know what to do with the time he gains, except kill it.
The more sand has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
The older we grow the greater becomes our wonder at how much ignorance one can contain without bursting one’s clothes.
The real nature of the present revealed itself: it was what exists, all that was not present did not exist.
I learned that we can do anything, but we can’t do everything… at least not at the same time. So think of your priorities not in terms of what activities you do, but when you do them. Timing is everything.
All the time that he can spare from the adornment of his person, he devotes to the neglect of his duties.
Nothing puzzles me more than the time and space; and yet nothing troubles me less.
Unpunctuality is a vile habit.
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Do not hover always on the surface of things, nor take up suddenly with mere appearances; but penetrate into the depth of matters, as far as your time and circumstances allow, especially in those things which relate to your profession.
Take time as it comes, the wind as it blows, woman as she is.
Time, you’ll be pleased to know–and since one must start somewhere–was created in creation. The question What was there before creation? is meaningless. Time is a property of creation, therefore before creation there was no before creation.
Time is the fairest and toughest judge.
Time is the wisest counselor of all.
Time is more value than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.
Moral self-infatuation has its own corruptions, after all. With time, almost every other principle of the magazine acquired an ironic echo, a sort of cackling aftermath.
Our duty is to preserve what the past has had to say for itself, and to say for ourselves what shall be true for the future.
The past is all holy to us; the dead are all holy; even they that were wicked when alive.
We need a sense of the value of time – that is, of the best way to divide one’s time into one’s various activities.
There are no moments you have frozen in amber. It’s moving, it’s changing, so appreciate what’s good about right now and be ready for what’s next.
How can I tell,” said the man, “that the past isn’t a fiction designed to account for the discrepancy between my immediate physical sensations and my state of mind?
Don’t spend most of your time on the voices that don’t count, voices that are going to add too little worth to your future. Don’t waste time on the shallow and the silly. Tune those voices out and tune in voices that are going to add something to your life
Always, at the back of your soul, there is something that says to you, ‘Mortal, drawn from eternal life for a short time, think how precious these moments are.
Life is uncharted territory. It reveals its story one moment at a time.
Time is the continuous loop, the snakeskin with scales endlessly overlapping without beginning or end, or time is an ascending spiral if you will, like a child’s toy Slinky.
The right time is any time that one is still so lucky as to have.
We must improve our time; time goes with rapid foot.
One reason I don’t drink is that I want to know when I am having a good time.
Seven to eleven is a huge chunk of life, full of dulling and forgetting. It is fabled that we slowly lose the gift of speech with animals, that birds no longer visit our windowsills to converse. As our eyes grow accustomed to sight they armor themselves against wonder.
Youth covets; let not this covetousness seduce you.
Here’s to the man who rode the race, who took the time, who kept the time, and who did the trick.
It takes people a long time to learn the difference between talent and genius, especially ambitious young men and women.
Time knows not the weight of sleep or weariness, and night’s deep darkness has no chain to bind his rushing pinion.
Ah when will this long weary day have end, And lend me leave to come unto my love? How slowly do the hours their numbers spend! How slowly does sad Time his feathers move!
We don’t have an eternity to realize our dreams, only the time we are here.
Bruges is a beautiful medieval city almost untouched by time. If you like jazz, you will be well catered for. If you like chocolate and beer, you will be in heaven.
Closed mouths don’t get fed, and I’m gonna eat every time I get on the court.
By the breaking in of enraged merciless armies, flourishing countries have been laid waste, great numbers of people have perished in a short time, and many more have been pressed with poverty and grief.
Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute and it seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute.
By the time a person has achieved years adequate for choosing a direction, the die is cast and the moment has long since passed which determined the future.
Youth is full of sport, age’s breath is short; youth is nimble, age is lame; Youth is hot and bold, age is weak and cold; Youth is wild, and age is tame.
From journalism I learned to write under pressure, to work with deadlines, to have limited space and time, to conduct and interview, to find information, to research, and above all, to use language as efficiently as possible and to remember always that there is a reader out there.
Time is a measure of space, just as a range-finder is a measure of space, but measuring locks us into the place we measure.
Time, like a preacher in the days of the Puritans, turned the hour-glass on his high pulpit, the church belfry.
In the multitude of middle-aged men who go about their vocations in a daily course determined for them much in the same way as the tie of their cravats, there is always a good number who once meant to shape their own deeds and alter the world a little.
A lie can make it half way around the world before the truth has time to put its boots on.
Better late than never.
When the time is right, you just got to do it.
J. R. Simplot
How much time he saves who does not look to see what his neighbor says or does or thinks.
The proper time to influence the character of a child is about a hundred years before he is born.
There ‘s a good time coming, boys! A good time coming.
The gardener‘s work is never at at end; it begins with the year, and continues to the next: he prepares the ground, and then he sows it; after that he plants, and then he gathers the fruits.
Life is divided into three periods: that which has been, that which is, that which will be. Of these the present is short, the future is doubtful, the past is certain.
In the autumn of 1929 the mightiest of Americans were, for a brief time, revealed as human beings.
To stop the flow of music would be like the stopping of time itself, incredible and inconceivable.
Catch, then, oh! catch the transient hour,
Improve each moment as it flies;
Life’s a short summer-man a flower;
He dies-alas! how soon he dies!
Heaven isnot a place, and it isnot atime.Heaven isbeing perfect.
Victory is won not in miles but in inches. Win a little now, hold your ground, and later, win a little more.
The Renaissance was a time of mercenary soldiers, ours is a time of mercenary labor.
A labyrinth of symbols… An invisible labyrinth of time.
My loss may shine yet goodlier than your gain When Time and God give judgment.
Time does not relinquish its rights, either over human beings or over mountains.
The cynics are right nine times out of ten.
Life is like an onion. You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep.
We do NOT know the past in chronological sequence. It may be convenient to lay it out anesthetized on the table with dates pasted on here and there, but what we know we know by ripples and spirals eddying out from us and from our own time.
And all my endeavours are unlucky explorers come back, abandoning the expedition; the specimens, the lilies of ambition still spring in their climate, still unpicked; but time, time is all I lacked to find them, as the great collectors before me.
Gavin Douglas
Adultery itself in its principle is many times nothing but a curious inquisition after, and envy of another man‘s enclosed pleasures: and there have been many who refused fairer objects that they might ravish an enclosed woman from her retirement and single possessor.
The one thing I regret is that I will never have time to read all the books I want to read.
As long as you know yourself and you got good people around you and you passionate about what you do, that’s all that matters because at the end of the day, you go to sleep with the people you love, you wake up with the people you love, and you spend your time with the people you love.
Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor the best opportunities; they will never come.
The way to deal with the devil of obesity and diabetes is literally one day at a time.
Let every man be master of his time.
Killing time is not an easy job.
I dont know whether you’ve ever looked into a miner’s eyes for any length of time, that is. Because it is the loveliest blue you’ve ever seen. I think perhaps that’s why I live in Ibiza, because the blue of the Mediterranean, you see, reminds me of the blue of the eyes of those Doncaster miners.
Tough times never last, but tough people do.
We can’t solve modern problems by going back in time. Retreating to the safety of the familiar is an understandable response, but God has called us to a life of faith. And faith requires us to face the unknown while trusting Him completely.
Jerry Ford is so dumb he can’t fart and chew gum at the same time.
Our body is the place that our memories and dreams call home for the time being.
When my eyes shall be turned to behold for the last time the sun in heaven, may I not see him shining on the broken and dishonored fragments of a once glorious Union; on States dissevered, discordant, belligerent; on a land rent with civil feuds, or drenched, it may be, in fraternal blood.
Overly focused, it’s far from the time to rest now. Debates growin bout who they think is the best now
A mind is accustomed to mathematical deduction, when confronted with the faulty foundations of astrology, resists a long, long time, like an obstinate mule, until compelled by beating and curses to put its foot into that dirty puddle.
One day with life and heart
Is more than time enough to find a world.
Jean-Baptiste Mondino: “She’s John Lennon and Yoko Ono at the same time”.
Every time you see me I look like I hit the lotto twice.
It is not by the gray of the hair that one knows the age of the heart.
Vision without action is merely a dream. Action without vision just passes the time. Vision with action can change the world.
Youth, with swift feet, walks onward in the way; the land of joy lies all before his eyes.
A boy‘s story is the best that is ever told.
My doctor is nice; every time I see him, I’m ashamed of what I think of doctors in general.
One day some as yet unborn scholar will recognize in the clock the machine that has tamed the wilds.
I grind. I hustle. I don’t have time to get no haircut.
There was a time when time did not yet exist.
Noiseless falls the foot of time
That only treads on flowers.
At 46 one must be a miser; only have time for essentials.
I am happy that I am a unique individual, endowed with unique talents and abilities. I never spend my precious time and energy comparing my talents with those of others.
I collect memories. I look for opportunities to try new things, go to new places, and meet new people all the time.
The great myth of our work-intense era is ‘quality time.’ We believe we can make up for the loss of days or hours, especially with each other, by concentrated minutes. But ultimately there is no way to do one-minute mothering. There is no way to pay attention in a hurry.
Posterity will pay everyone their due.
Cheat me not with time,
with the dull ache of flesh,
for all flesh turns,
even the loveliest
ankle and frail thigh,
to bitterest dust.
I pray for no more youth To perish before its prime; That Revenge and iron-heated War May fade with all that has gone before Into the night of time.
Ten years ago she split the air To seize what she could spy Tonight she bumps against a chair, Betrayed by milky eye. She seems to pant, Time up, time up! My little dog must die, And lie in dust with Hector‘s pup; I So, presently, must I.
As Vice President one of the things I spend time on is the continuity of government; that’s the main reason I’m here is a back up for the President if anything happens to him.
The reason for our success is no secret. It comes down to one single principle that transcends time and geography, religion and culture. It’s the Golden Rule – the simple idea that if you treat people well, the way you would like to be treated, they will do the same.
Man goes nowhere, everything comes to man like tomorrow.
I enjoy the time passing. I think it’s a privilege to be in friendship with time.
he who finds he has wasted a shilling may by diligence hope to fetch it up again; but no repentance or industry can ever bring back one wasted hour.
Don’t look too far into the future, just look at tomorrow. One day at a time. Can you win tomorrow? Can you make progress? The answer is yes, you have a choice and tomorrow you’re going to win.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
As people are walking all the time, in the same spot, a path appears.
Time is the substance from which I am made. Time is a river which carries me along, but I am the river; it is a tiger that devours me, but I am the tiger; it is a fire that consumes me, but I am the fire.
Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.
We should hold day with the Antipodes,
If you would walk in absence of the sun.
There is no such thing as an empty space or an empty time. There is always something to see, something to hear. In fact, try as we may to make a silence, we cannot.
The destiny of any nation at any given time depends on the opinion of its young people, those under twenty-five.
Autumn arrives in early morning, but spring at the close of a winter day.
Our personal consumer choices have ecological, social, and spiritual consequences. It is time to re-examine some of our deeply held notions that underlie our lifestyles.
I recommend you to take care of the minutes, for the hours will take care of themselves.
The loss of a friend is like that of a limb; time may heal the anguish of the wound, but the loss cannot be repaired.
If we men married the women we deserved, we should have a very bad time of it.
Each of us is all the sums he has not counted: subtract us into the nakedness and night again, and you shall see begin in Crete four thousand years ago the love that ended yesterday in Texas.
Time is a rigid, bonelike structure, extending infinitely ahead and behind, fossilizing the future as well as the past.
Suddenly, as rare things will, it vanished.
Do not say, ‘It is morning,’ and dismiss it with a name of yesterday. See it for the first time as a newborn child that has no name.
Parliaments are the great lie of our time.
Konstantin Pobedonostsev
I don’t have time’ is the single most frequently given reason for living fractional, perpetually indentured lives, for not living fully or freely. Because time is life, when we say we don’t have enough time, we are admitting that we don’t have enough life.
There never is a good time for tough decisions. There will always be an election or something else. You have to pick courage and do it. Governance is about taking tough, even unpopular, decisions.
Nothing great is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig. I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
Lost time is like a run in a stocking. It always gets worse.
If you don’t like the way the world is, you change it. You have an obligation to change it. You just do it one step at a time.
I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.
My father Time is weak and gray
With waiting for a better day;
See how idiot-like he stands,
Fumbling with his palsied hands!
Attitude and enthusiasm play a big part in my life. I get excited about the things that inspire me. I also believe in laughing and having a good time.
Nothing is worth more than this day. You cannot relive yesterday. Tomorrow is still beyond your reach.
But how many moments are already past!
Ah! who thinks of those that are past?
We must never be too busy to take time to sharpen the saw.
Every good time that goes on too long turns into a hell.
Now God comes to thee, not as in the dawning of the day, not as in the bud of the spring, but as the sun at noon to illustrate all shadows, as the sheaves in harvest, to fill all penuries, all occasions invite his mercies, and all times are his seasons.
You could warm Mars up, over time, with greenhouse gases.
Vaccinated Time Travel: To fantasize about traveling backward in time, but only with proper vaccinations.
Time is not a linear flow, as we think it is, into past, present, and future. Time is an indivisible whole, a great pool in which all events are eternally embodied and still have their meaningful flash of supernormal or extrasensory perception, and glimpse of something that happened long ago in our linear time.
Time is infinitely more precious than money, and there is nothing common between them. You cannot accumulate time; you cannot borrow time; you can never tell how much time you have left in the Bank of Life. Time is life.
Israel Davidson
If you got the money honey I got the time and when you run out of money honey I run out of time.
Eye was a great discovery. He is one of the great vocalists of all time.
If you have only two or three things that you can enjoy and they are things which time and decay may remove from you, what are you going to do in old age?
I do not think seventy years is the time of a man or woman, Nor that seventy millions of years is the time of a man or woman, Nor that years will ever stop the existence of me, or any one else.
For disappearing acts, it’s hard to beat what happens to the eight hours supposedly left after eight of sleep and eight of work.
Lots of things take time, and time was Momo’s only form of wealth.
Whatever begins, also ends.
In time the savage bull sustains the yoke; In time all haggard hawks will stoop to lure; In time small wedges cleave the hardest oak, In time the flint is pierced with softest shower, And she in time will fall from her disdain, And rue the sufferance of your friendly pain.
When you feel how depressingly slowly you climb, it’s well to remember that Things Take Time.
Time is a kindly God.
We never shall have any more time we have, and we have always had, all the time there is.
Thomas W. Bennett
DUEL, n. A formal ceremony preliminary to reconciliation of two enemies. Great skill is necessary to its satisfactory observance; if awkwardly performed . . . deplorable consequences sometimes ensue. A long time ago a man lost his life.
But there comes a time in everybody’s life when he must decide whether he’ll live among human beings or nota fool among fools or a fool alone.
The truth is, the Science of Nature has been already too long made only a work of the Brain and the Fancy: It is now high time that it should return to the plainness and soundness of Observations on material and obvious things.
Since thou are not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour.
Youth is not a time of life; it is a state of mind; it is not a matter of rosy cheeks, red lips and supple knees; it is a matter of the will, quality of the imagination, a vigor of the emotions; it is the freshness of the deep springs of life.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
Never attempt to teach a pig to sing; it wastes your time and annoys the pig.
To comprehend a man’s life, it is necessary to know not merely what he does but also what he purposely leaves undone.
John Hall Gladstone
When my opponent’s clock is going I discuss general considerations in an internal dialogue with myself. When my own clock is going I analyse conctrete variations.
I don’t think quantity time is as special as quality time with your family.
Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference.
Now, you lose something in your life, or you come into a conflict, and there’s gonna come a time that you’re gonna know: There was a reason for that. And at the end of your life, all the things you thought were periods, they turn out to be commas. There was never a full stop in any of it.
Perhaps one has to be very old before one learns to be amused rather than shocked.
Live with no time-out.
I like old people when they have aged well. And old houses with an accumulation of sweet honest living in them are good. And the timelessness that only the passing of Time itself can give to objects both inside and outside the spirit is a continuing reassurance.
Was there ever in anyone’s life span a point free in time, devoid of memory, a night when choice was any more than the sum of all the choices gone before?
The tragedy of growing old is not that one is old but that one is young.
The environment you fashion out of your thoughts, your beliefs, your ideals, your philosophy is the only climate you will ever live in. The key is in not spending time, but in investing it.
Time has no dominion over love. Love is the one thing that transcends time. (Bones)
If you are the kind of person who is waiting for the ‘right’ thing to happen, you might wait for a long time. It’s like waiting for all the traffic lights to be green for five miles before starting the trip.
Do not be attached to the past or wait for the future. Be grateful for each day, that is enough. I do not believe in a future world, I deny the past. I believe entirely in the present. Employ your entire body and mind in the eternal now.
How many a man has thrown up his hands at a time when a little more effort, a little more patience would have achieved success.
The world doesn’t come to the clever folks, it comes to the stubborn, obstinate, one-idea-at-a-time people.
OLD, adj. In that stage of usefulness which is not inconsistent with general inefficiency, as an “old man”. Discredited by lapse of time and offensive to the popular taste, as an “old” book.
The passing minute is every man’s equal possession but what has once gone by is not ours.
Today’s family is built like a pyramid; with all the intrafamilial rivalries, tensions, jealousies, angers, hatreds, loves and needs focused on the untrained, vulnerable, insecure, young, inexperienced and incompetent parental apex … about whose incompetence our vaunted educational system does nothing.
Lawrence S. Kubie
I lay in my dressing room after being in make-up waiting to go on. They knew I was feeling pretty rotten and they tried to give me time to rest. But I couldn’t sleep. I couldn’t do anything.
When eating an elephant take one bite at a time.
Creighton Abrams
There is a time for some things, and a time for all things; a time for great things, and a time for small things.
When you have a great and difficult task, something perhaps almost impossible, if you only work a little at a time, every day a little, suddenly the work will finish itself.
Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey’s end.
Acting deals with very delicate emotions. It is not putting up a mask. Each time an actor acts he does not hide; he exposes himself.
Before you know it it’s 3 am and you’re 80 years old and you can’t remember what it was like to have 20 year old thoughts or a 10 year old heart.
Time is a face on the water.
No man was ever yet a great poet, without being at the same time a profound philosopher.
Too many of the artists of Wales spend too much time talking about the position of theartists of Wales.There is only one position for an artist anywhere: and that is, upright.
All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages.
Lives of great men all remind us, we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us, footprints on the sands of time.
God give us men! A time like this demands. Strong minds, great hearts, true faith, and ready hands; Men whom the lust of office does not kill; Men whom the spoils of office cannot buy; Men who possess opinions and a will; Men who have honor; men who will not die.
A dying man needs to die, as a sleepy man needs to sleep, and there comes a time when it is wrong, as well as useless, to resist.
Stewart Alsop
Every time you win, you’re reborn; when you lose, you die a little.
There is nothing so intractable as a calendar.
Margery Sharp
Is this the final treachery of time, that the old become a burden upon the young?
To grow old is to grow common. Old age equalizes — we are aware that what is happening to us has happened to untold numbers from the beginning of time. When we are young we act as if we were the first young people in the world.
We lost the American colonies because we lacked the statesmanship to know the right time and the manner of yielding what is impossible to keep.
Natural science will in time incorporate into itself the science of man, just as the science of man will incorporate into itself natural science: there will be one science.
Yeats was the greatest poet of our times . . . certainly the greatest in this language, and so far as I am able to judge, in any language.
The future came and went in the mildly discouraging way that futures do.
Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current; no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by and another takes its place, and this too will be swept away.
Time itself is our tragedy and most of us are fighting some kind of war against it.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. No man has learned anything rightly, until he knows that every day is Doomsday.
Patience and time do more than strength or passion.
The way we metabolize our experience of time influences our biological clock.
Not to go back is somewhat to advance, and men must walk, at least, before they dance.
The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
It is the failing of youth not to be able to restrain its own violence.
Time lessens all extremes and reduces ’em to mediums and unconcern.
For a nation which has an almost evil reputation for bustle, bustle, bustle, and rush, rush, rush, we spend an enormous amount of time standing around in line in front of windows, just waiting.
La vraie e loquence se moque de l’e loquence, la vraie morale se moque de la morale. True eloquence has notime foreloquence, true morality has no time for morality.
You can kill time or kill yourself, it comes to the same thing in the end.
Nothing is there to come, and nothing past,
But an eternal Now does always last.
Optimism doesn’t wait on facts. It deals with prospects. Pessimism is a waste of time.
The Green Bay Packers never lost a football game. They just ran out of time.
I’m going to stop putting things off, starting tomorrow!
Everything is simpler than you think and at the same time more complex than you imagine
In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration.
Don’t worry about the world coming to an end today. It is already tomorrow in Australia.
Ruminating about the past will get you nowhere. So go ahead and learn from the past whatever you can, and then put it behind you. Remember, there is nothing you can do to change it, but you can use its lessons to improve your future.
Abraham J. Twerski
Time is a game played beautifully by children.
My favorite subject was lunch time.
I am still hopeful. A falcon, Time. But the coincidence is probably accidental.
Everywhere is nowhere. When a person spends all his time in foreign travel, he ends by having many acquaintances, but no friends.