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Time Quotes

Do not hover always on the surface of things, nor take up suddenly, with mere appearances but penetrate into the depth of matters, as far as your time and circumstances allow, especially in those things which relate to your profession. Isaac Watts
I have spent most of my time worrying about thigs that have never happened. Mark Twain
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
Next time I will ... From now on I will ... What makes me think I am wiser today than I will be tomorrow Hugh Prather
Celebrity was a long time in coming it will go away. Everything goes away. Carol Burnett
By the time your life is finished, you will have learned just enough to begin it well. Eleanor Marx
The only obligation which I have a right to assume, is to do at any time what I think right. Henry David Thoreau, Civil Disobience
Every big problem was at one time a wee disturbance. Unknown
Our generation has an incredible amount of realism, yet at the same time it loves to complain and not really change because if it does change then it won?t have anything to complain about. Tori Amos
It has just been twenty-three years since I began to wander. In the next twenty-three years I wonder if there will come a time when life is no longer a wonderful adventure; when there is not some interesting experience in things or personalities waiting just around the corner. If that time does come, I hope that my release will be swift. Roy Chapman Andrews, Ends of the Earth, 1929
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
If you judge people, you have no time to love them. Mother Teresa
My evening visitors, if they cannot see the clock, should find the time in my face. Ralph Waldo Emerson
The world is divided into two kinds of people, those who spend a great deal of time saving money, and those who spend a great deal of money saving time. Peter Cochrane, Head of BT Labs UK taling about the internet - November 2000
The time for thinkers has come. Mary Baker Eddy, Science and Health
In the beginning was the word. But by the time the second word was added to it, there was trouble. For with it came syntax... John Simon
Just as you began to feel that you could make good use of time, there was no time left to you. Lisa Alther
Look at everything as though you were seeing it for the first time or the last time. Then your time on earth will be filled with glory. Betty Smith
Very few things happen at the right time and the rest do not happen at all. The conscientious historian will correct these defects. Herodotus
What is morality in any given time or place? It is what the majority then and there happen to like, and immorality is what they dislike. Alfred North Whitehead
( quotes are updated each month )