Quotations About / On: TIME
Anyone can be heroic from time to time, but a gentleman is something you have to be all the time.
(Luigi Pirandello (1867-1936), Italian author, playwright. Maurizio, in The Pleasure of Honesty, act 1.)
No one can possibly know what is about to happen: it is happening, each time, for the first time, for the only time.
(James Baldwin (1924-1987), U.S. author. (First published 1976). "The Devil Finds Work," sect. 1, The Price Of The Ticket (1985).)
A right result, at this time, will be worth more to the world, than ten times the men, and ten times the money.
(Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), U.S. president. Message to Congress in special session, July 4, 1861. Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, vol. 4, p. 432, Rutgers University Press (1953, 1990).)
For when time runs out
there's still hope
because sometimes the time stands still
Regret for wasted time is more wasted time.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eleventh Selection, New York (1993).)
Time has always been the greatest ally to Truth, because Time eventually relieves and reveals all.
Life is time, so those who waste time waste life.
(to my students)
'It takes a short time to become a young person but it takes life time to become a fully knowledgeable person.'
We neither control time nor does the time control us. We can control ourselves.
(Control of life)
'I have travelled through the ages
I have seen many faces
I will remain after all are gone
I am time'