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Quotations About / On: TIME

  • 1.
    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.)
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  • 2.
    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).)
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  • 3.
    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).)
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  • 4.
    Regret for wasted time is more wasted time.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eleventh Selection, New York (1993).)
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  • 5.
    We neither control time nor does the time control us. We can control ourselves.
    (Control of life)
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  • 6.
    Time
    'I have travelled through the ages
    I have seen many faces
    I will remain after all are gone
    I am time'
    (time)
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  • 7.
    there is a time to fish and a time to mend your nets.
    (My Eastern European Immigrant Paternal grandfather's saying.)
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  • 8.
    In this country it is a good thing to kill an admiral from time to time to encourage the others.
    (Voltaire [François Marie Arouet] (1694-1778), French philosopher, author. Candide, or Optimism (Candide, ou l'Optimisme) (1759), ch. 23, p. 238, Paris, Garnier Flammarion (1966). Words uttered by an Englishman by way of explaining the court- martial and execution of John Byng in 1757 for his failure to prevent the French from taking the island of Minorca.)
  • 9.
    The "good old times"Mall times when old are good.
    (George Gordon Noel Byron (1788-1824), British poet. The Age of Bronze, l. 1 (1823).)
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  • 10.
    The advantage of having a bad memory is that you can enjoy the same good things for the first time several times.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 2, p. 335, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Human, All-Too-Human, "Man Alone With Himself," aphorism 580, "A Bad Memory," (1878).)
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