Time Quotes

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Every time I paint a portrait I lose a friend.
John Singer Sargent, quoted in Bentley and Esar, Treasury of Humorous Quotations (1951)

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Sir b. brodie - the failure of the mind in old age is often less...
Men have a much better time of it than women; for one thing, they marry later; for another thing they die earlier.
H. L. Mencken
If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.
Lynda Barry

Time is precious, but truth is more precious than time.
Benjamin Disraeli
Has anybody ever seen a drama critic in the daytime? Of course not. They come out after dark, up to no good.
P. G. Wodehouse
When vultures watching your civilization begin dropping dead, it is time to pause and wonder.
David Browe
It strkes me as singularly inappropriate for a school to use its students for fund - Raising. It reminded me of the first time I saw a gypsy mother send her baby out to beg.
William Hamilton
They were so strong in their beliefs that there came a time when it hardly mattered what exactly those beliefs were; they all fused into a single stubbornness.
Louise Erdrich
An inch of time cannot be bought with an inch of gold.
Chinese Prove
Next time I will... From now on I will... What makes me think I am wiser today than I will be tomorrow
Hugh Prathe
What seest thou else In the dark backward and abysm of time?
William Shakespeare, "The Tempest", Act 1 scene 2
There was a time when a fool and his money were soon parted, but now it happens to everybody.
Adlai Ewing Stevenson
As blushing will sometimes make a whore pass for a virtuous woman, so modesty may make a fool seem a man of sense.
Jonathan Swift
First love is a kind of vaccination which saves a man from catching the complaint a second time.
Honore de Balzac
When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
You can make those promises with just as much passion the second time around. Such is the regenerative power of the human heart.
Marion Wink, O Magazine, 2003
Sometimes there are no answers.
Christopher Paolini, Author of Eragon and Eldest. Quote from Eragon
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
Charles Buxton
When asked what was the proper time for supper If you are a rich man, whenever you please; and if you are a poor man, whenever you can.
Diogenes the Cynic, from Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers
The odds against there being a bomb on a plane are a million to one, and against two bombs a million times a million to one. Next time you fly, cut the odds and take a bomb.
Benny Hill
If the whole human race lay in one grave, the epitaph on its headstone might well be: It seemed a good idea at the time.
Dame Rebecca West
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
We have achieved the most amazing things, a few million people opening up half a continent. But we have not yet found a Canadian soul except in time of war. On lack of national identity.
Lester Bowles Pearson
Humor is, I think, the subtlest and chanciest of literary forms. It is surely not accidental that there are a thousand novelists, essayists, poets or journalists for each humorist. It is a long, long time between James Thurbers.
Leo C. Rosten
I have made this letter longer, because I have not had the time to make it shorter.
Blaise Pascal, "Lettres provinciales", letter 16, 1657
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
Dum loquimur invida aetas fugerit. While we talk, hostile time flies away.
Civilization is a stream with banks. The stream is sometimes filled with blood from people killing, stealing, shouting and doing the things historians usually record, while on the banks, unnoticed, people build homes, make love, raise children, sing song.
Will Durant
I honestly believe that in my lifetime we will see a country once again governed by Christians... and Christian values. What Christians have got to do is take back this country, one precinct at a time, one neighborhood at a time, and one state at a time.
Ralph Reed, Executive Director, the Christian Coalition
I give myself, sometimes, admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it.
Mary Montagu
Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation for myself by thinking once or twice a week.
George Bernard Shaw
Sometimes when I consider what tremendous consequences come from little things - I am tempted to think there are no little things.
Bruce Barton
Remember that time is money.
Benjamin Franklin
Truth has no special time of its own. Its hour is now - - Always.
Albert Schweitze
The Unexpected always comes at the most awkward times.
Larry Niven
I have spent most of my time worrying about thigs that have never happened.
Mark Twain
It is possible to own too much. A man with one watch knows what time it is a man with two watches is never quite sure.
Lee Segall