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Time Quotes

More than any time in history mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to utter hopelessness and despair, the other to total extinction. Let us hope we have the wisdom to choose correctly. Woody Allen
The need to be right all the time is the biggest bar to new ideas. It is better to have enough ideas for some of them to be wrong than to be always right by having no ideas at all. Edward De Bono
We think very little of time present; we anticipate the future, as being too slow, and with a view to hasten it onward, we recall the past to stay it as too swiftly gone. We are so thoughtless, that we thus wander through the hours which are not here, regardless only of the moment that is actually our own. Blaise Pascal
Since the dawn of time there have been those among us who have been willing to go to extraordinary lengths to gain access to that domain normally reserved for birds, angels, and madmen. Steven B. Beach, Paraglider magazine, Vol. 1 No. 2
The parent who gets down on the floor to play with a child on Christmas Day is usually doing a most remarkable thing -- something seldom repeated during the rest of the year. These are, after all, busy parents committed to their work or their success in the larger society, and they do not have much left-over time in which to play with their children. Brian Sutton-Smith
The greatest loss of time is delay and expectation. I never yet talked to the man who wanted to save time who could tell me what he was going to do with the time he saved. Will Rogers
Sometimes you have to play for a long time to be able to play like yourself. Miles Davis
Take death for example. A great deal of our effort goes into avoiding it. We make extraordinary efforts to delay it, and often consider its intrusion a tragic event. Yet we?d find it hard to live without it. Death gives meaning to our lives. It gives importance and value to time. Time would become meaningless if there were too much of it. Ray Kurzweil, The Age of Spiritual Machines: When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence
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
My boredom threshold is low at the best of times but I have spent more time being slowly and excruciatingly bored by children than any other section of the human race. William H. Borah
Inside each and every one of us is a person that no one knows. A person, should you take the time to look,is waiting to be discovered, Wanting you to take notice. Take a few minutes every day and sit down to chat to this person. Who knows what you may learn Neill MacRae
My evening visitors, if they cannot see the clock, should find the time in my face. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Remember that lost time does not return. Thomas a Kempis
The best inheritance a parent can give to his children is a few minutes of their time each day. M. Grundler
The whole life of man is but a point of time let us enjoy it. Plutarch
America is a large friendly dog in a small room. Every time it wags its tail it knocks over a chair. Arnold Toynbee
You cannot hope to build a better world without improving the individuals. To that end each of us must work for his own improvement, and at the same time share a general responsibility for all humanity, our particular duty being to aid those to whom we think we can be most useful. Marie Curie
Many of us have heard opportunity knocking at our door, but by the time we unhooked the chain, pushed back the bolt, turned two locks, and shuts off the burglar alarm - it was gone. Author Unknown
God seems to have left the receiver off the hook and time is running out. Arthur Koestler
If one is the master of one thing and understands one thing well, one has at the same time insight into and understanding of many things. Vincent Van Gogh
( quotes are updated each month )