Quotations About / On: TIME

  • 31.
    'It takes a short time to become a young person but it takes life time to become a fully knowledgeable person.'
    More quotations from: SWETA LEENA PANDA
  • 32.
    Love can touch at one time and last for a lifetime but it can also hurt at one time and weather like limestone upon acid rain.
    More quotations from: ANTHONY KIRUI
  • 33.
    We neither control time nor does the time control us. We can control ourselves.
    (Control of life)
    More quotations from: Kumarmani Mahakul
  • 34.
    The most amazing time of life is when your most precious thought came true or when you get the most happiest time of your life.
    (Anamta Ali Pasha)
    More quotations from: Anamta Ali Pasha
  • 35.
    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.)
  • 36.
    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).)
    More quotations from: Friedrich Nietzsche, memory, time
  • 37.
    For five years I have seen her each day, and each time I believe it is for the first time.
    (Jean Racine (1639-1699), French playwright. Titus, in Berenice, act 2, sc. 2 (1670).)
    More quotations from: Jean Racine, believe, time
  • 38.
    The long time to come when I shall not exist has more effect on me than this short present time, which nevertheless seems endless.
    (Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 B.C.), Roman orator, philosopher, statesman. XII, 18, 1.)
    More quotations from: Marcus Tullius Cicero, time
  • 39.
    Children laugh an average of three hundred or more times a day; adults laugh an average of five times a day, we have a lot of catching up to do.
    (Heather King (20th century), U.S. new mother, executive. Crib Notes (1994).)
    More quotations from: Heather King, children
  • 40.
    For of those [cities] that were great in earlier times, most of them have now become small, while those which were great in my time were small formerly.
    (Herodotus (c. 484-424 B.C.), Greek historian. The Histories, 1.5.4.)
    More quotations from: Herodotus, time
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