Time Quotes

Bill watterson, cartoonist - sometimes i think the surest sign that...
On the whole human beings want to be good, but not too good and not quite all the time.
George Orwell
H. l. mencken - immorality: the morality of those who are having...
Oliver wendell holmes jr. - a word is not a crystal, transparent and...
You begin saving the world by saving one person at a time all else is grandiose romanticism or politics.
Charles Bukowski
He who waits for a chance may wait for a long time.
Nigerian Prove
The time to stop talking is when the other person nods his head affirmatively but says nothing.
Henry S. Haskins
Take life one basket at a time.
Jackie Wilson
Waste no more time arguing what a god man should be. Be one.
Marcus Aurelius, Meditations? Book Ten
No sun - No moon! No morn - No noon - No dawn - No dusk - No proper time of day. No warmth, no cheerfulness, no healthful ease, No comfortable feel in any member - No shade, no shine, no butterflies, no bees, No fruits, no flowers, no leaves, no birds, November!
Thomas Hood (1799 - 1845), in the poem called No!
The richest love is that which submits to the arbitration of time.
Lawrence George Durrell
Every time a friend succeeds, I die a little.
Gore Vidal
A thought is often original, though you have uttered it a hundred times.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, The Autocrat of the Breakfast - Table, 1858
We spend most of our time and energy in a kind of horizontal thinking. We move along the surface of thingsbut there are times when we stop. We sit sill. We lose ourselves in a pile of leaves or its memory. We listen and breezes from a whole other world begin to whisper.
James Carroll
What is ten thousand years? Time is short for one who thinks, endless for one who yearns.
Remember It is 10 times harder to command the ear than to catch the eye.
Duncan Maxwell Anderson
To us, the moment 8: 17 A. M. means something - Something very important, if it happens to be the starting time of our daily train. To our ancestors, such an odd eccentric instant was without significance - Did not even exist. In inventing the locomotive, Watt and Stevenson were part inventors of time.
Aldous Huxley
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
Andy Warhol, The Philosophy of Andy Warhol
Time lost is time when we have not lived a full human life, time unenriched by experience, creative endeavor, enjoyment, and suffering.
Dietrich Bonhoeffe
If a problem has no solution, it may not be a problem, but a fact - Not to be solved, but to be coped with over time.
Shimon Peres
Listen within yourself and look into the infinitude of Space and Time. There can be heard the songs of the Constellations, the voices of the Numbers, and the harmonies of the Spheres.
The Divine Pymande
Great men of action... never mind on occasion being ridiculous in a sense it is part of their job, and at times they all are. A prophet or an achiever must never mind an occasional absurdity, it is an occupational risk.
Oswald Mosley
You cannot run away from a weakness; you must sometimes fight it out or perish. And if that be so, why not now, and where you stand?
Robert Louis Stevenson
Half the time men think they are talking business, they are wasting time.
Edgar Watson Howe
It is sometimes expedient to forget who we are.
Publilius Syrus (c. 42 BC)
Every time we remember to say thank you, we experience nothing less than heaven on earth.
Sarah Ban Breathnach
Gossip is sometimes referred to as halitosis of the mind.
Author Unknown
We trained hard, but it seemed that every time we were beginning to form up into teams we would be reorganised.? I was to learn later in life that we tend to meet any new situation by reorganising: and a wonderful method it can be for creating the illusion of progress, while producing confusion, inefficiency and demoralisation.
Caius Petronius, Roman Consul, 66 A. D.
Sometimes you have to play for a long time to be able to play like yourself.
Miles Davis
Chess is a foolish expedient for making idle people believe they are doing something very clever when they are only wasting their time.
George Bernard Shaw
One of the few good things about modern times: If you die horribly on television, you will not have died in vain. You will have entertained us.
Kurt Vonnegut, "Cold Turkey", In These Times, May 10, 2004
To read a book for the first time is to make the acquaintance of a new friend; to read it a second time is to meet an old one.
Selwyn Champion
If you do a good job for others, you heal yourself at the same time, because a dose of joy is a spiritual cure.
Dietrich Bonhoeffe
The whole life of man is but a point of time; let us enjoy it.
So different are the colours of life, as we look forward to the future, or backward to the past and so different the opinions and sentiments which this contrariety of appearance naturally produces, that the conversation of the old and young ends generally with contempt or pity on either side.
Victor Hugo
It usually takes a long time to find a shorter way.
I guess each of us, at some time, finds one person with whom we are compelled toward absolute honesty, one person whose good opinion of us becomes a substitute for the broader opinion of the world.
Glen Cook, Shadow Games
How can a guy hit and think at the same time.
Lawrence Peter Berra
Dans ce pays - Ci il est bon de tuer de temps en temps un amiral pour encourager les autres. In this country England it is thought well to kill an admiral from time to time to encourage the others. from Candide.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying is not of importance, it lasts so short a time.
Samuel Johnson, Boswell, The Life of Samuel Johnson (1791)