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Time Quotes

For the very first time the young are seeing history being made before it is censored by their elders. Margaret Mead
The time to reapir the roof is when the sun is shining. John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Time is dead as long as it is being clicked off by little wheels; only when the clock stops does time come to life. William Faulkner
Everything happens to everybody sooner or later if there is time enough. George Bernard Shaw
Nothing else in the world...not all the so powerful as an idea whose time has come. Victor Hugo
Go, lovely rose! Tell her that wastes her time and me That now she knows, When I resemble her to thee, How sweet and fair she seems to be. Edmund Waller, Go, Lovely Rose: stanza 1
Our repeated failure to fully act as we would wish must not discourage us. It is the sincere intention that is the essential thing, and this will in time release us from the bondage of habits which at present seem almost insuperable. Thomas Troward
A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanging, it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in colour and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used. Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
I wasted time, and now doth time waste me. William Shakespeare
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
No president in history has been more vilified or was more vilivied during the time he was President than Lincoln. Those who knew him, his secretaries, have written that he was deeply hurt by what was said about him and drawn about him, but on the other hand, Lincoln had the great strength of character never to display it, always able to stand tall and strong and firm no matter how harsh or unfair the criticism might be. These elements of greatness, of course, inspire us all today. Richard Nixon
If I had the time to sit down and write a thank-you note to everyone who sent me a nice, expensive present, what a wonderful world that would be Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
Cowardice asks the question - is it safe? Vanity asks the question - is it popular? Expediency asks the question - is it political? But conscience asks the question - is it right? There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, popular, or political; but because it is right. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The only time anyone has ever gotten into serious trouble was when he decided he could do nothing about something. L. Ron Hubbard, Book: Dianetics 55
Whenever you find that you are on the side of the majority, it is time to reform. Mark Twain
The time has come for all good men to rise above principle. Huey Long
There is one thing stronger than all the armies of the world, and that is an idea whose time has come. Victor Hugo
I foresee the time when industry shall no longer denude the forests which require generations to mature, nor use up the mines which were ages in the making, but shall draw its materials largely from the annual produce of the fields. Henry Ford, 1934
Come out of the circle of time And into the circle of love. Jalal ud-Din Rumi
We must use time as a tool, not as a crutch. John F. Kennedy
( quotes are updated each month )