Quotations: Time

Time is God's way of keeping everything from happening at once

The bird of time has not far to fly, And the bird is on the wing!

A committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours.
Milton Berle

Who knows but the world may end tonight
Robert Browning

Time is the only comforter for the loss of a mother.
Jane Welsh Carlyle

Time spent with cats is never wasted.

To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.
Emily Dickinson

How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
Annie Dillard

Time is the great physician
Benjamin Disraeli

The times they are a-changing.
Bob Dylan

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

Lost time is never found again
Benjamin Franklin

Nothing lasts forever - not even your troubles
Arnold H Glasgow

Time is neutral and does not change things. With courage and initiative, leaders change things.
Jesse Jackson

Time is on my side, yes it is.
Mick Jaggar

The trouble with jogging is that, by the time you realise you're not in shape for it, it's far too far to walk back.
Franklin P Jones

The surest way to be late is to have plenty of time
Leo Kennedy

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

No time like the present.
Mrs. Manley

Lost, yesterday, somewhere between Sunrise and Sunset, two golden hours, each set with sixty diamond minutes. No reward is offered, for they are gone forever.
Horace Mann

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

It's no good trying to keep up old friendships. It's painful for both sides. The fact is, one grows out of people, and the only thing is to face it.
W. Somerset Maugham

I've been on a calendar but I have never been on time
Marilyn Monroe

Procrastination is the thief of time
Edward Young Night

Time makes more converts than reason.
Thomas Paine

If there must be trouble let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.
Thomas Paine

Love vanquishes time. To lovers, a moment can be eternity, eternity can be the tick of a clock.
Mary Parrish

By labor we can find food and water, but all of our labor will not find for us another hour.
Kenneth Patton

Time is a companion that goes with us on a journey. It reminds us to cherish each moment, because it will never come again. What we leave behind is not as important as how we have lived.
Captain Jean-Luc Picard

Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save.
Will Rogers

There's a gude time coming
Sir Walter Scott Rob Roy

Come out of the circle of time.And into the circle of love.

Reality is a question of perspective; the further you get from the past, the more concrete and plausible it seems -- but as you approach the present, it inevitably seems incredible.
Salman Rushdie

Time, the subtle thief of youth
John Milton Sonnets

Time is the reef upon which all our frail mystic ships are wrecked
Noel Coward Blithe Spirit

I recommend you to take care of the minutes, for hours will take care of themselves
Philip Dormer Stanhope

The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.
Henry David Thoreau

Time and tide wait for no man. A pompous and self-satisfied proverb, and was true for a billion years; but in our day of electric wires and water-ballast we turn it around: Man waits not for time nor tide.
Mark Twain

Love seems the swiftest, but it is the slowest of all growths. No man or woman really knows what perfect love is until they have been married a quarter of a century.
Mark Twain

Sed fugit interea, fugit inreparabile tempus (Time meanwhile flies, never to return)

They say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
Andy Warhol

Events in our lives happen in a sequence in time, but in their significance to ourselves they find their own order the continuous thread of revelation.
Eudora Welty

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