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Quotations About / On: TIME

  • 21.
    Times of heroism are generally times of terror, but the day never shines in which this element may not work.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Heroism," Essays, First Series (1841, repr. 1847).)
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  • 22.
    We are time's subjects, and time bids be gone.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Hastings, in Henry IV, Part 2, act 1, sc. 3, l. 110. Time calls on the rebels to act, not to go on talking.)
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  • 23.
    Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
    (Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), Anglo-Irish playwright, author. Gilbert, in The Critic as Artist, pt. 1, published in Intentions (1891).)
  • 24.
    When a work appears to be ahead of its time, it is only the time that is behind the work.
    (Jean Cocteau (1889-1963), French author, filmmaker. (Originally published 1918). Le Coq et l'Arlequin, Le Rappel à L'Ordre (1926), repr. In Collected Works, vol. 9 (1950).)
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  • 25.
    Men have died from time to time, and worms have eaten them, but not for love.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Rosalind, in As You Like It, act 4, sc. 1, l. 99-101 (1623).)
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  • 26.
    What a pity if we do not live this short time according to the laws of the long time,—the eternal laws!
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Letter, August 10, 1849, to Harrison Blake, in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 6, p. 173, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 27.
    There is something even in the lapse of time by which time recovers itself.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (1849), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 1, p. 374, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 28.
    'Time travel is possible in any exceptional-conditional reality of that type'
    (- Nathan Coppedge)
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  • 29.
    'Time is a material abstractification.'
    (- Nathan Coppedge (2013) .)
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  • 30.
    talk of destiny
    talk of time
    today is past
    today is present
    today is future
    (destiny)
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