Quotations About / On:
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).)
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.)
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).)
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).)
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).)
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).)
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).)
'Time travel is possible in any exceptional-conditional reality of that type'
(- Nathan Coppedge)
'Time is a material abstractification.'
(- Nathan Coppedge (2013) .)
talk of destiny
talk of time
today is past
today is present
today is future