Time Quotes by Plutarch, Marcus Tullius Cicero, Susan Hill, Winston Groom, John Milton, Douglas Coupland and many others.
With the past, I have nothing
to do; nor with the future. I live now.
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.
Time sneaks up on you like a windshield on a bug
What does the future, that half of time, matter
to the man who is infatuated
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
If you want your children
to turn out well, spend twice
time with them, and half as much money.
The only great spirit
of our time.
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.
The best time for you to hold
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
Some are so very studious
what was done by the ancients that they know not how to live with the moderns.
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin
Time is like the ocean
, always there, always different.
Begin, be bold
, and venture to be wise
He who defers this work from day to day
Does on a river
‘s bank expecting
Till the whole
stream, which stopped him
, should be gone,
, and as it runs, for ever will run
Doch zittre vor der langsamen,
Der stillen Macht der Zeit.
at the slow, silent
power of time.
The time for action is now. It’s never too late
to do something.
Time is the image
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
Multa ferunt anni venientes commoda secum, Multa recedentes adimiunt. (The years, as they come, bring
things with them; as they go, they take many away.)
Even God cannot change the past.
I saw a bank that said ’24 Hour Banking
,’ but I don’t have that much time.
Yesterday is but today’s memory, and tomorrow is today’s dream
If you can look into the seeds
of time, and say which grain
will grow and which will not, speak
then unto me.
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.
Time is the devourer of all things.
of a mob
is its imagination. By this, at any time, it can be quietly
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
, you help
the other person when that person needs
In God’s good time, Which does not always fall on Saturday
When the world looks
Nothing can be more useful to a man than a determination not to be hurried.
Time is precious, but truth is more precious than time.
we didn’t actually record
it as the Move I had already written
Elaine,’ which I subsequently put on the Boulders album
. I thought at the time that was probably the best song I’d written.
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
Each hour comes with some little faggot of God’s will fastened upon its back.
Time is a cruel thief
us of our former
selves. We lose as much to life as we do to death.
After all, life hasn’t much to offer
except youth, and I suppose for older people
, the love of youth in others.
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.
: Tomorrow will I live, the fool
does say; Today itself’s too late; the wise lived yesterday.
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
The living moment is everything.
Everything comes in time to him who knows
how to wait.
Some wee short
hour ayont the twal.
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
, and are no more the things we know.
in a hole without looking, and there’ll be a snake
in it every time.
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
Sun and moon
, sun and moon, time goes.
Tomorrow do thy worst
, for I have lived today:
or rain or shine
I have possessed
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.
Through the cold time she holds me with evergreen devotion she bears
up my whiteness
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
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
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
Backward, turn backward, O Time, in your flight
, Make me a child
again just for to-night!
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
Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement
of one’s values
Till I, high
in the tower
of my time Among familiar ruins, began to cry
, 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
me if I have/some place in my mind/where I go time to time.
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
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.
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
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.
There is never time in the future in which we will work out
. The challenge is in the moment; the time is always now.
And because my teeth
, 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
before we have had time to look around.
Being with you and not being with you is the only way I have to measure time.
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
Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.
One reason God created
time was so that there would be a place to bury the failures
of the past.
Time, you old gipsy man, Will you not stay, Put up your caravan
Just for one day?
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.
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.
Study without reflection is a waste of time; reflection without study
his ceaseless course.
WhenTime shall turn those amber locks
, My verse again shall gild and make them gay
I am satisfied
to trifle away my time, rather than let it stick
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.
Some philosophers see into themselves, and some into their times; still others forge
with the future.
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.
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
Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly
you are doing the impossible.
Every time a value
is born, existence
takes on a new meaning
; every time one dies, some part of that meaning passes away.
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
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
Tempus edax rerum.
Time that devours all things.
The truth is of course is that there is no journey. We are arriving
all at the same time.
Time passes, Time the consoler, Time the anodyne.
No matter what looms ahead, if you can eat today, enjoy
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 otherвЂ™s angels
, we meet when it is time.
For four – fifths of our history, our planet
was populated by pondscum.
Time brings an end to everything. We should not mistake for a tragedy
what is no more than the passage
non numero nisi serenas (I count only the sunny
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.
The first time you say something, it’s heard
. The second time, it’s recognized
, and the third
time it’s learned.
One’s past is what one is. It is the only way by which people should be judged
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!
What’s that as flies without wings, your ladyship? Time! Time!
The past, the future: – two eternities!
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.
As long as one accepts “time” tacitly as such he is dreaming
a dream, not living a life.
Think not because no man sees
, such things will remain unseen
Time flies. It seems like just yesterday I was playing my first game against Ireland
, when I came off the bench
, full of energy
into tackles, even though I couldn’t tackle
It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else’s eyes.
Time is the coin
of life. Only you can determine how it will be spent.
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
We lose our time because we lose our attention
Come now, what masques, what dances
shall we have
away this long age of three hours
Between our after-supper and bedtime
I give all my life
; 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
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.
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.
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.
Time will run back and fetch
the Age of Gold
Take time to listen to what is said without words, to obey
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.
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.
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.
There is no word for time.
Today we will
not think to number
or watch its white
bird into the ground.
There is a kind of immortality in every garden.
Time, as he passes us, has a dove
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
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 older we grow the greater becomes our wonder at how much ignorance one can contain
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
All the time that he can spare from the adornment
of his person, he devotes to the neglect of his duties
me more than the time and space; and yet nothing troubles
Unpunctuality is a vile habit
Take time as it comes, the wind as it blows
, woman as she is.
Time is more value than money. You can get more money
, but you cannot get more time.
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
We need a sense of the value of time
– that is, of the best way to divide one’s time into one’s various
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.
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.
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.
Here’s to the man who rode
, who took the time, who kept the time, and who did the trick.
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
We don’t have an eternity to realize our dreams
, only the time we are here.
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
a direction, the die is cast
and the moment has long since passed which determined
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.
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.
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.
When the time is right, you just got to do it.
How much time he saves
who does not look to see what his neighbor
says or does or thinks.
There ‘s a good time coming, boys
! A good time coming.
‘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.
Catch, then, oh
! catch the transient
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
is won not in miles
but in inches
. Win a little now, hold your ground, and later, win
a little more.
may shine yet goodlier than your gain
When Time and God give judgment.
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.
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.
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
Our body is the place that our memories
and dreams call home for the time being.
, it’s far from the time to rest now. Debates
growin bout who they think is the best now
One day with life and heart
Is more than time enough to find a world.
-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
‘s story is the best that is ever told.
There was a time when time did not yet exist.
the foot of time
That only treads on flowers.
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
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.
Man goes nowhere
, everything comes to man like tomorrow.
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
, 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
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.
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
you to take care of the minutes, for the hours will take care of themselves.
Each of us is all the sums he has not counted
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
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.
I don’t have time’ is the single most frequently
given reason for living fractional, perpetually indentured lives, for not living fully
. Because time is life, when we say we don’t have enough time, we are admitting
that we don’t have enough life.
Nothing great is created suddenly, any more than a bunch
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
My father Time is weak and gray
With waiting for a better day;
See how idiot-like he stands,
Fumbling with his palsied hands!
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?
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
, as the sheaves in harvest, to fill all penuries, all occasions invite
his mercies, and all times are his seasons.
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.
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
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.
of things take time, and time was Momo’s only form of wealth
Whatever begins, also ends.
When you feel how depressingly slowly you climb
, it’s well to remember that Things Take Time.
We never shall have any more time we have, and we have always had, all the time there is.
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.
a man’s life, it is necessary to know not merely what he does but also what he purposely leaves undone
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
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.
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.
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
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.
The passing minute is every man’s equal possession
but what has once gone by is not ours.
When eating an elephant
take one bite at a time.
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
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
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.
Every time you win, you’re reborn
; when you lose, you die a little.
There is nothing so intractable as a calendar.
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.
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.
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
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
For a nation which has an almost evil reputation
, bustle, bustle, and rush
, rush, rush, we spend an enormous
amount of time standing around in line
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.
In wisdom gathered over time I have found
that every experience is a form of exploration
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.