Time Quotes

Mark twain - i have spent most of my time worrying about thigs...
For whereas the mind works in possibilities, the intuitions work in actualities, and what you intuitively desire, that is possible to you. Whereas what you mentally or consciously desire is nine times out of ten impossible; hitch your wagon to star, or you will just stay where you are.
D. H. Lawrence

Confucius, analects, xiv. 12 - if a man remembers what is right at the sign of...
David k. shiple - watching foreign affairs is sometimes like...
Our greatest glory consists not in never failing, but in rising every time we fall.
Vincent Van Gogh
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Orson Welles

Look for a long time at what pleases you, and for a longer time at what pains you.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
A conservative is a man who does not think that anything should be done for the first time.
Frank Vanderlip
All the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.
James Russell Lowell
Life does not count by years. Some suffer a lifetime in a day, and so grow old between the rising and the setting of the sun.
Augusta Jane Evans
It is pleasant at times to play the madman.
Seneca
The American Constitution is, so far as I can see, the most wonderful work ever struck off at a given time by the brain and purpose of man.
William Gladstone
An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come.
Victor Hugo
Tobacco, coffee, alcohol, hashish, prussic acid, strychnine, are weak dilutions the surest poison is time.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Time has a wonderful way of weeding out the trivial.
Howard Aiken
At times one remains faithful to a cause only because its opponents do not cease to be insipid.
Friedrich Nietzsche
What is life? It is a flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.
Crowfoot
Life is short. Time is fleeting. Realize the Self. Purity of the heart is the gateway to God. Aspire. Renounce. Meditate. Be good do good. Be kind be compassionate. Inquire, know Thyself.
Swami Sivanada
He who every morning plans the transaction of the day and follows out that plan, carries a thread that will guide him through the maze of the most busy life. But where no plan is laid, where the disposal of time is surrendered merely to the chance of incidence, chaos will soon reign.
Victor Hugo
Be patient enough to live one day at a time, letting yesterday go and leaving tomorrow until it arrives.
Unknown
It requires a great deal of boldness and a great deal of caution to make a great fortune and when you have got it, it requires ten times as much wit to keep it.
Mayer Amschal Rothschild
Temptation rarely comes in working hours. It is in their leisure time that men are made or marred.
W. N. Taylo
One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
Andr Gide
We never shall have any more time we have, and we have always had, all the time there is.
Dr. Thomas Arnold Bennett
We cannot destroy kindred Our chains stretch a little sometimes, but they never break.
Marie de Rabutin - Chantal
What is this life if, so full of care, We have no time to stand and stare.
W. H. Davies
I believe that all government is evil, and that trying to improve it is largely a waste of time.
H. L. Mencken
Between thought and expression lies a lifetime.
Lou Reed
Should we feel at times disheartened and discouraged, a confiding thought, a simple movement of heart towards God will renew our powers. Whatever He may demand of us, He will give us at the moment the strength and the courage that we need.
Franois de Salignac de la Mothe Fenelon
I cannot afford to waste my time making money.
Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz
Now, now my good man, this is no time for making enemies.
Voltaire, on his deathbed in response to a priest asking that he renounce Satan
Patriotism is not a short outburst of emotion, but is the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.
Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
Empires do not suffer emptiness of purpose at the time of their creation. It is when they have become established that aims are lost and replaces by vague ritual.
Frank Herbert, Dune
If thou are a master, be sometimes blind if a servant, sometimes deaf.
Thomas Fulle
Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.
Katharine Hepburn
Pleasure of love lasts but a moment, Pain of love lasts a lifetime.
Bette Davis
The universe seems wondrous to me, with or without God. It has powerful lines and uncompromising ways. Patience and time sit like sages on the planets, strong and impersonal. There is a stark beauty to all of this.
Real Live Preacher, reallivepreacher. com weblog, September 4, 2003
It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes cheated than not to trust.
Samuel Johnson
Inside each and every one of us is a person that no one knows. A person, should you take the time to look, is waiting to be discovered, Wanting you to take notice. Take a few minutes every day and sit down to chat to this person. Who knows what you may learn.
Neill MacRae
I passionately hate the idea of being with it. I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
Orson Welles, 1966