Quotations About / On: TIME

  • 31.
    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).)
  • 32.
    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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  • 33.
    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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  • 34.
    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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  • 35.
    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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  • 36.
    There is no justice in these times.
    (self)
    More quotations from: Donna Nimmo
  • 37.
    Life is an excursion for a limited time.
    (to friends)
    More quotations from: Prof Niamat Ali Murtazai
  • 38.
    Understanding is a matter of time
    (reality)
    More quotations from: Mario,Lucien,Rene Odekerken
  • 39.
    Things fade over time but virtues of deeds prolog life long-long
    (life)
    More quotations from: sadashivan nair
  • 40.
    'Time travel is possible in any exceptional-conditional reality of that type'
    (- Nathan Coppedge)
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