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All my life, whenever it comes time to make a decision, I make it and forget about it. Harry S. Truman
To be feared is to fear no one has been able to strike terror into others and at the same time enjoy peace of mind. Seneca
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
In a free society no one can win all the time. No one can have his way all the time and no one is right all the time. Richard M. Nixon
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home. Sir Winston Churchill
Truth has no special time of its own. Its hour is now -- always. Albert Schweitzer
Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently. Henry Ford
It takes less time to do things right than to explain why you did it wrong. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
This is no time to make new enemies. Voltaire, when asked on his deathbed to forswear Satan.
In a time of drastic change, it is the learners who inherit the future. The learned find themselves equipped to live in a world which no longer exists. Eric Hoffer
The real menace in dealing with a five-year-old is that in no time at all you begin to sound like a five-year-old. Jean Kerr
When you live in Texas, every single time you see snow its magical. Pamela Ribon
Tomas did not realize at the time that metaphors are dangerous. Metaphors are not to be trifled with. A single metaphor can give birth to love. Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being
It is possible that the scrupulously honest man may not grow rich so fast as the unscrupulous and dishonest one; but success will be of a truer kind, earned without fraud or injustice. And even though a man should for a time be unsuccessful, still he must be honest; better to lose all and save character. For character is itself a fortune. Samuel Smiles
Life is short. Time is fleeting. Realize the Self. Purity of the heart is the gateway to God. Aspire. Renounce. Meditate. Be good do good. Be kind be compassionate. Inquire, know Thyself. Swami Sivanada
Every composer knows the anguish and despair occasioned by forgetting ideas which one had no time to write down. Hector Berlioz
The universe seems wondrous to me, with or without God. It has powerful lines and uncompromising ways. Patience and time sit like sages on the planets, strong and impersonal. There is a stark beauty to all of this. Real Live Preacher, reallivepreacher.com weblog, September 4, 2003
I have made this letter longer, because I have not had the time to make it shorter. Blaise Pascal
There is so much time and so little to do; strike that, reverse it. Willy Wonka, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
It is time I stepped aside for a less experienced and less able man. Professor Scott Elledge on his retirement from Cornell
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