Time Quotes

John ruskin - in every person who comes near you look for what...
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
Sydney Harris

Saul david alinsky - life is a corrupting process from the time a...
F. scott fitzgerald - the test of a first - rate intelligence is the...
False enchantment can last a lifetime.
W. H. Auden
So little time, so little to do.
Oscar Levant

It is not observed in history that families improve with time.
George William Curtis
Religions must continue to evolve to keep up with changing times, because only fittest shall survive.
B. J. Gupta
Waste no more time talking about great souls and how they should be. Become one yourself!
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
We shall not cease from exploration and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.
T. S. Eliot, Little Gidding, from Four Quartets
Art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with time. Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things which always become ugly with time.
Jean Cocteau
It is our task in our time and in our generation to hand down undiminished to those who come after us, as was handed down to us by those who went before, the natural wealth and beauty which is ours.
John F. Kennedy
Patriotism is not a short and frenzied outburst of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.
Adlai E. Stevenson, J
The enemy is in front of us, the enemy is behind us, the enemy is to the right and to the left of us. They can? t get away this time!!!
General Douglas McArthu
We have talked long enough in this country about equal rights. ... It is time now to write the next chapter - And to write it in the books of law.
Lyndon B. Johnson
The trouble with being poor is that it takes up all of your time.
Willem de Kooning
Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling into at night. I miss you like hell.
Edna St. Vincent Millay, Letters, 1952
In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary.
Aaron Rose
The time to pray is not when we are in a tight spot but just as soon as we get out of it.
Josh Billings
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
To Robert Fulton What, sir, would you make a ship sail against the wind and currents by lighting a bonfire under her deck I pray you excuse me. I have no time to listen to such nonsense.
Napoleon I
People call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute.
Rebecca West
His mother called such people ignorant and superstitious, but his father only shook his head slowly and puffed his pipe and said that sometimes old stories had a grain or two of truth in them and it was best not to take chances. It was why, he said, he crossed himself whenever a black cat crossed his path.
Stephen King
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.
Robert Benchley
The failure of the mind in old age is often less the results of natural decay, than of disuse. Ambition has ceased to operate; contentment bring indolence, and indolence decay of mental power, ennui, and sometimes death. Men have been known to die, literally speaking, of disease induced by intellectual vacancy.
Sir B. Brodie
Playing seems to be both disinterested and passionate at the same time disinterested in that it is not for real, and passionate in the absorption it requires.
Oliver Bevan
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
Have patience awhile slanders are not long - Lived. Truth is the child of time erelong she shall appear to vindicate thee.
Immanuel Kant
I sometimes think that the saving grace of America lies in the fact that the overwhelming majority of Americans are possessed of two great qualities - A sense of humor and a sense of proportion.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Sometimes people carry to such perfection the mask they have assumed that in due course they actually become the person they seem.
W. Somerset Maugham, The Moon and Sixpence
Grief and tragedy and hatred are only for a time. Goodness, remembrance and love have no end.
George W. Bush
Any great work of art revives and readapts time and space, and the measure of its success is the extent to which it makes you an inhabitant of that world - - The extent to which it invites you in and lets you breathe its strange, special air.
Leonard Bernstein
It takes a long time to bring excellence to maturity.
Publilius Syrus
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
Bertrand Russell
Let the refining and improving of your own life keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others.
H. Jackson Browne
The path of repentance, though hard at times, lifts one ever upwards and leads to a perfect forgiveness.
Howard W. Hunter, Speech given in October 1994
The only man who behaves sensibly is my tailor he takes my measure anew every time he sees me, whilst all the rest go on with their old measurements, and expect them to fit me.
George Bernard Shaw
Before you act consider when you have considered, tis fully time to act.
Sallust
Never try to teach a pig to sing. It wastes your time, and it annoys the pig.
Saying Folk
That so few now dare to be eccentric, marks the chief danger of our time.
John Stuart Mill