Quotes About Time

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There is a time to live, a time to die, a time to laugh, and at no time are the three of them very far apart.  ~ Spike Milligan

Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in.  ~ Henry David Thoreau

Time is the longest distance between two places.  ~ Tennessee Williams

Time is the justice that examines all offenders.  ~ William Shakespeare

Lost time is like a run in a stocking. It always gets worse.  ~ Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Time deals gently only with those who take it gently.  ~ Anatole France

There is time for everything.  ~ Thomas A. Edison

Time bears away all things.  ~ Virgil

Time, like money, is measured by our needs.  ~ George Eliot

Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.  ~ Theophrastus

No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any.  ~ Thomas Jefferson

The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.  ~ Leo Tolstoy

If you want work well done, select a busy man - the other kind has no time.  ~ Elbert Hubbard

Time is making fools of us again.  ~ J.K. Rowling

Time is the author of authors.  ~ Francis Bacon

Time crumbles things; everything grows old under the power of Time and is forgotten through the lapse of Time.  ~ Aristotle

Time is what prevents everything from happening at once.  ~ John Archibald Wheeler

It's later than it's ever been.  ~ Lotus Weinstock

Time has told me less than I need to know.  ~ Gwen Harwood

Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana.  ~ Groucho Marx

The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.  ~ C. S. Lewis

The time I kill is killing me.  ~ Mason Cooley

The great rule of moral conduct is, next to God, to respect time.  ~ Johann Kaspar Lavater

A man that is young in years may be old in hours if he have lost no time.  ~ Francis Bacon

Time is a created thing. To say 'I don't have time,' is like saying, 'I don't want to.  ~ Laozi

Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.  ~ John Lennon

If a person gives you his time, he can give you no more precious a gift.  ~ Frank Tyger

You can kill time or kill yourself, it comes to the same thing in the end.  ~ Elsa Triolet

Time is a tyranny to be abolished.  ~ Eugene Jolus

Time is a circus always packing up and moving away.  ~ Ben Hecht

We must use time as a tool, not as a crutch.  ~ John F. Kennedy

See how time makes all grief decay.  ~ Adelaide Proctor

Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.  ~ Thomas Jefferson

Men talk of killing time, while time quietly kills them.  ~ Dion Boucicault

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that's the stuff life is made of.  ~ Benjamin Franklin

Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.  ~ Mother Teresa

Everything happens to everybody sooner or later if there is time enough.  ~ George Bernard Shaw

Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.  ~ Andrew Jackson

What then is time?  If no one asks me, I know what it is.  If I wish to explain it to him who asks, I do not know.  ~ Saint Augustine

Lost time is never found again.  ~ Benjamin Franklin

Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.  ~ William Penn

Nothing is our except time.  ~ Marcus Annaeus Seneca

Killing time is the chief end of our society.  ~ Ugo Betti

Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.  ~ Douglas Adams

Time is a dressmaker specializing in alterations.  ~ Faith Baldwin

Time sneaks up on you like a windshield on a bug.  ~ John Lithgow

The only reason for time is so that everything doesn't happen at once.  ~ Albert Einstein

Time is a great teacher, unfortunately it kills all of it's pupils.  Hector Berlioz

Time is the wisest counsellor of all.  ~ Pericles

We don't have enough time to premeditate our actions.  ~ Vauvenargues

Wasted time means wasted lives.  ~ R. Shannon

Tobacco, coffee, alcohol, hashish, prussic acid, strychnine, are weak dilutions. The surest poison is time.  ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

We all have our time machines. Some take us back, they're called memories. Some take us forward, they're called dreams.  ~ Jeremy Irons

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