Time Quotes

Publilius syrus - it takes a long time to bring excellence to...
I still believe in liberalism today as much as I ever did, but, oh, there was a happy time when I believed in liberals...
G. K. Chesterton

Shimon peres - if a problem has no solution, it may not be a...
Benjamin franklin - the strictest law sometimes becomes the severest...
Children are entitled to their otherness, as anyone is and when we reach them, as we sometimes do, it is generally on a point of sheer delight, to us so astonishing, but to them so natural.
Alastair Reid
Life is made up of constant calls to action, and we seldom have time for more than hastily contrived answers.
Learned Hand

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.
Ben Hecht
Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans born in this century, tempered by war, disciplined by a hard and bitter peace.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Everybody likes to go their own way - - To choose their own time and manner of devotion.
Jane Austen, Mansfield Park
In times of profound change, the learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.
Al Rogers
I think and think for months and years. Ninety - Nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.
Albert Einstein
Certain souls seem hard because they are capable of strong feelings, and they sometimes go to rather extreme lengths their apparent unconcern and cruelty are but ways, known only to themselves, of feeling more strongly than others.
Marquis de Sade
Have patience awhile; slanders are not long - Lived. Truth is the child of time; erelong she shall appear to vindicate thee.
Immanuel Kant
Comedy is tragedy plus time.
Carol Burnett
Every man is as Heaven made him, and sometimes a great deal worse.
Miguel de Cervantes
Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to get leisure.
Benjamin Franklin
A poor surgeon hurts 1 person at a time. A poor teacher hurts 130.
Ernest Leroy Boye
It ever has been since time began, And ever will be, till time lose breath, That love is a mood - No more - To a man, And love to a woman is life or death.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
The guardian angels of life sometimes fly so high as to be beyond our sight, but they are always looking down upon us.
Jean Paul Friedrich Richte
What seest thou else In the dark backward and abysm of time?
William Shakespeare, "The Tempest", Act 1 scene 2
To hate and to fear is to be psychologically ill... it is, in fact, the consuming illness of our time.
H. A. Overstreet
All the best stories are but one story in reality - - The story of escape. It is the only thing which interests us all and at all times, how to escape.
A. C. Benson
Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that he sometimes has to eat them.
Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
As the light changed from red to green to yellow and back to red again, I sat there thinking about life. Was it nothing more than a bunch of honking and yelling Sometimes it seemed that way.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
Sometimes a fool makes a good suggestion.
Nicolas Boileau
I see music as the augmentation of a split second of time.
Erin Cleary
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
Albert Schweitze
There is no greater sorrow Than to be mindful of the happy time In misery.
Dante Alighieri
Every time you get angry, you poison your own system.
Alfred Montapert
Vietnam is a jungle. You had jungle warfare. Kuwait, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, you have sand. There is no need to worry about a protracted war because from a historical basis, Middle East conflicts do not last a long time.
Dan Quayle, 10/2/90 (reported in Esquire, 8/92)
Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them.
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891
Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
Sidney J. Harris
Be patient enough to live one day at a time, letting yesterday go and leaving tomorrow until it arrives.
Unknown
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
Brian Tracy
Maturity comes not with age but with the acceptance of responsibility. You are only young once but immaturity can last a lifetime!
Edwin Louis Cole
Springtime is the land awakening. The March winds are the morning yawn.
Lewis Grizzard
The conquest of the earth... is not a pretty thing when you look into it too much. What redeems it is the idea only... not a sentimental pretence but an idea.
Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
Charles Robert Darwin
Come out of the circle of time And into the circle of love.
Jalal ud - Din Rumi
The Unexpected always comes at the most awkward times.
Larry Niven