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No one can confidently say that he will still be living tomorrow.
Youth troubles over eternity, age grasps at a day and is satisfied to have even the day.
Nothing is worth more than this day.
I have come to understand that every day is something to cherish.
What a folly to dread the thought of throwing away life at once, and yet have no regard to throwing it away by parcels and piecemeal.
Not a day passes over this earth but men and women of note do great deeds, speak great words and suffer noble sorrows.
We create our fate every day we live.
Who loses a day loses life.
May you live all the days of your life.
If we only knew the real value of a day.
We are involved in a life that passes understanding: our highest business is our daily life.
We die daily. Happy those who daily come to life as well.
He who has lived a day has lived an age.
Life, we learn too late, is in the living, in the tissue of every day and hour.
To sensible men, every day is a day of reckoning.
A day's impact is better than a month of dead pull.
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.
The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them.
A day, an hour, of virtuous liberty is worth a whole eternity in bondage.
Live mindful of how brief your life is.
Gladly accept the gifts of the present hour.
Everyone once, once only. Just once and no more. And we also once. Never again.
Most of us spend our lives as if we had another one in the bank.
It's better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life.
While we live, let us live.
No objects of value ... are worth risking the priceless experience of waking up one more day.
Every possession and every happiness is but lent by chance for an uncertain time, and may therefore be demanded back the next hour.
Some days you tame the tiger. And some days the tiger has you for lunch.
So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.
You have got to own your days and live them, each one of them, every one of them, or else the years go right by and none of them belong to you.
The ideal never comes. Today is ideal for him who makes it so.
True wisdom lies in gathering the precious things out of each day as it goes by.
The most important thing in our lives is what we are doing now.
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
He possesses dominion over himself, and is happy, who can every day say, "I have lived." Tomorrow the heavenly Father may either involve the world in dark clouds, or cheer it with clear sunshine; he will not, however, render ineffectual the things which have already taken place.
Each day, each hour, an entire life.
The days come and go like muffled and veiled figures sent from a distant friendly party, but they say nothing, and if we do not use the gifts they bring, they carry them as silently away.
Your daily life is your temple and your religion.
He is only rich who owns the day. There is no king, rich man, fairy, or demon who possesses such power as that.
Life is now ... this day, this hour ... and is probably the only experience of the kind one is to have.
Gather ye rose-buds while ye may, Old time is still a-flying. And this same flower that smiles today, Tomorrow will be dying.
Seize the hour.
Time, like money, is measured by our needs.
Nothing is ours except time.
Nothing in business is so valuable as time.
Many people take no care of their money till they come nearly to the end of it, and others do just the same with their time.
Possessions dwindle: I mourn their loss. But I mourn the loss of time much more, for anyone can save his purse, but none can win back lost time.
Riches are chiefly good because they give us time.
One realizes the full importance of time only when there is little of it left. Every man's greatest capital asset is his unexpired years of productive life.
Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness, no laziness, no procrastination: never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
A sense of the value of time ... is an essential preliminary to efficient work; it is the only method of avoiding hurry.
All my possessions for a moment of time.
Let me tell thee, time is a very precious gift of God; so precious that it's only given to us moment by moment.
Pick my left pocket of its silver dime, but spare the right-it holds my golden time!
We work not only to produce, but to give value to time.
Dollars cannot buy yesterday.
As every thread of gold is valuable, so is every moment of time.
Minutes are worth more than money. Spend them wisely.
Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.
Every minute of life carries with it its miraculous value, and its face of eter1nal youth.
Lost time is never found again.
If a person gives you his time, he can give you no more precious gift.
You may ask me for anything you like except time.
The laboring man and the artificer knows what every hour of his time is worth, and parts not with it but for the full value.
Time isn't a commodity, something you pass around like cake. Time is the substance of life. When anyone asks you to give your time, they're really asking for a chunk of your life.
Love and time-those are the only two things in all the world and all of life that cannot be bought, but only spent.
There is nothing good in this world which time does not improve.
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
The great rule of moral conduct is, next to God, to respect Time.
It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.
One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action and filled with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum.
Don't be fooled by the calendar. There are only as many days in the year as you make use of. One man gets only a week's value out of a year while another man gets a full year's value out of a week.
Our costliest expenditure is time.
The Importance of Using Time Well How pleasant it is, at the end of the day, No follies to have to repent; But reflect on the past, and be able to say, That my time has been properly spent.
I must govern the clock, not be governed by it.
You are no more exempt from time's inexorable passing than Macbeth. Whether time is your friend or foe depends on how you use it
Millions long for immortality who do not know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon.
The organized person ... makes the most of his time and goes to his bed for the night perfectly relaxed for rest and renewal.
Have regular hours for work and play; make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success.
He who every morning plans the transactions of the day and follows out that plan carries a thread that will guide him through the labyrinth of the most busy life. ... If the disposal of time is surrendered merely to the chance of incident, chaos will soon reign.
Have a time and place for everything, and do everything in its time and place, and you will not only accomplish more, but have far more leisure than those who are always hurrying.
It is not how many years we live, but rather what we do with them.
During a very busy life I have often been asked, "How did you manage to it all?" The answer is very simple: it is because I did everything promptly.
Time cannot be expanded, accumulated, mortgaged, hastened, or retarded.
Seize time by the forelock.
Time is a tyranny to be abolished.
The time which we have at our disposal every day is elastic; the passions that we feel expand it, those that we inspire contract it; and habit fills up the rest.
The ability to concentrate and to use time well is everything.
Time is an equal opportunity employer. Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day. Rich people can't buy more hours. Scientists can't invent new minutes. And you can't save time to spend it on another day. Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving. No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow. Success depends upon using it wisely-by planning and setting priorities.
An Italian philosopher said that "time was his estate"; an estate indeed which will produce nothing without cultivation, but will always abundantly repay the labors of industry, and generally satisfy the most extensive desires, if no part of it be suffered to lie in waste by negligence, to be overrun with noxious plants, or laid out for show rather than for use.
Timely service, like timely gifts, is doubled in value.
Time is the one thing that can never be retrieved.
We must use time as a tool, not as a crutch.
Make use of time, let not advantage slip.
O, for an engine to keep back all clocks!
You may delay, but time will not.
He who would make serious use of his life must always act as though he had a long time to live and schedule his time as though he were about to die.
The highest value in life is found in the stewardship of time.
A stale mind is the devil's breadbox.
I wish I could stand on a busy corner, hat in hand, and beg people to throw me all their wasted hours.
Every day I live I am more convinced that the waste of life lies in the love we have not given, the powers we have not used, the selfish prudence that will risk nothing and which, shirking pain, misses happiness as well.
Wasted time means wasted lives.
Regret for time wasted can become a power for good in the time that remains, if we will only stop the waste and the idle, useless regretting.
Economy is the thief of time.
I wasted time, and now doth time waste me.
All that time is lost which might be better employed.
Lost, yesterday, somewhere between sunrise and sunset, two golden hours, each set with sixty diamond minutes. No reward is offered, for they are gone forever.
Thrift of time will repay you in afterlife, with a usury of profit beyond your most sanguine dreams; waste of it will make you dwindle, alike in intellectual and moral stature, beyond your darkest reckoning.
The clock upbraids me with the waste of time.
Time is lost when we have not lived a full human life, time unenriched by experience, creative endeavor, enjoyment, and suffering.
Still on it creeps, Each little moment at another's heels, Till hours, days, years, and ages are made up Of such small parts as these, and men look back Worn and bewilder'd, wondering how it is.
Does't thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.
Time wasted is a theft from God.
Lost time is like a run in a stocking. It always gets worse.
As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.
Killing time is the chief end of our society.
You can kill time or kill yourself, it comes to the same thing in the end.
No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any.
Time is that which man is always trying to kill, but which ends in killing him.
Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person.
Men talk of killing time, while time quietly kills them.
Modern man thinks he loses something-time-when he does not do things quickly. Yet he does not know what to do with the time he gains- except kill it.
If you want to kill time, try working it to death.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life.
If time be of all things most precious, wasting time must be the greatest prodigality, since lost time is never found again.
Don't agonize. Organize.
Curse ruthless time! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it!
Death and taxes and childbirth! There's never any convenient time for any of them!
There is a time for work. And a time for love. That leaves no other time.
You will never "find" time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
We have as much time as we need.
Ah! the clock is always slow; it is later than you think.
The forty-four-hour week has no charm for me. I'm looking for a forty-hour day.
Those who make the worst use of their time most complain of its brevity.
I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see.
What we love to do we find time to do.
Time stays long enough for anyone who will use it.
There is time for everything.
It is nonsense to say there is not enough time to be fully informed. ... Time given to thought is the greatest timesaver of all.
We all find time to do what we really want to do.
Time is a fixed income and, as with any income, the real problem facing most of us is how to live successfully within our daily allotment.
We shall never have more time. We have, and have always had, all the time there is. No object is served in waiting until next week or even until to-morrow. Keep going. ... Concentrate on something useful.
There is time enough for everything in the course of the day if you do but one thing at once; but there is not time enough in the year if you will do two things at a time.
Much may be done in those little shreds and patches of time which every day produces, and which most men throw away.
Learn to use ten minutes intelligently. It will pay you huge dividends.
It is better to do the most trifling thing in the world than to regard half an hour as trifle.
I recommend you to take care of the minutes, for the hours will take care of themselves.
The real secret of how to use time is to pack it as you would a portmanteau, filling up the small spaces with small things.
One must learn a different... sense of time, one that depends more on small amounts than big ones.
An earnest purpose finds time, or makes it. It seizes on spare moments, and turns fragments to golden account.
Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds. Discard them and their value will never be known. Improve them and they will become the brightest gems in a useful life.
The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
That man is happiest who lives from day to day and asks no more, garnering the simple goodness of life.
It is only possible to live happily-ever-after on a day-to-day basis.
Happiness is produced not so much by great pieces of good fortune that seldom happen, as by little advantages that occur every day.
All the great blessings of my life are present in my thoughts today.
The best way to secure future happiness is to be as happy as is rightfully possible today.
A fool bolts pleasure, then complains of indigestion.
Happiness is to be found along the way, not at the end of the road, for then the journey is over and it is too late. Today, this hour, this minute is the day, the hour, the minute for each of us to sense the fact that life is good, with all of its trials and troubles, and perhaps more interesting because of them.
Each day provides its own gifts.
Let us savour the swift delights of the most beautiful of our days!
Death accompanies us at every step and enables us to use those moments when life smiles at us to feel more deeply the sweetness of life. The more certain the end, the more tempting the minute.
Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just to enjoy your ice cream while it's on your plate.
Those who face that which is actually before them, unburdened by the past, undistracted by the future, these are they who live, who make the best use of their lives; these are those who have found the secret of contentment.
And that was victory. The freedom to sprawl loosely upon a city street, heat his coffee and eat a can of beans ... with no enemy bullets forcing him to toss the can aside while diving behind another wall for momentary survival.
Taking time to live is taking time to appreciate simple silence as better than any kind of talk, or watching a flower, or watching a guy wash the windows on a skyscraper and wondering what he is thinking.
If you observe a really happy man, you will find ... that he is happy in tiie course of living life twenty-four crowded hours each day.
To fill the hour, that is happiness; to fill the hour, and leave no crevice for a repentance or an approval.
Live your life each day as you would climb a mountain. An occasional glance toward the summit keeps the goal in mind, but many beautiful scenes are to be observed from each new vantage point. Climb slowly, steadily, enjoying each passing moment; and the view from the summit will serve as a fitting climax for the journey.
One day of pleasure is worth two of sorrow.
Present joys are more to flesh and blood Than the dull prospect of a distant good.
In order to be utterly happy the only thing necessary is to refrain from comparing this moment with other moments in the past, which I often did not fully enjoy because I was comparing them with other moments of the future.
Live in day-tight compartments.
If you are not happy here and now, you never will be.
People who postpone happiness are like children who try chasing rainbows in an effort to find the pot of gold at the rainbow's end. ... Your life will never be fulfilled until you are happy here and now.
He's one of those Christmas Eve guys. There are people like that. . . every day in their lives is Christmas Eve.
Learn to drink the cup of life as it comes.
Every day give yourself a good mental shampoo.
There is no other solution to man's progress but the day's honest work, the day's honest decisions, the day's generous utterances and the day's good deed.
Leisure for reverie, gay or somber, does much to enrich life.
A man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of his life, in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of the beautiful which God has implanted in the human soul.
You have to set new goals every day.
I have resolved that from this day on, I will do all the business I can honestly, have all the fun I can reasonably, do all the good I can willingly, and save my digestion by thinking pleasantly.
Make the most of today. Translate your good intentions into actual deeds.
Today is the day in which to express your noblest qualities of mind and heart, to do at least one worthy thing which you have long postponed.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Our grand business undoubtedly is not to see what lies dimly at a distance but to do what lies clearly at hand.
My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between I occupy myself as best I can.
What you are afraid to do is a clear indicator of the next thing you need to do.
If we cannot meet our everyday surroundings with equanimity and pleasure and grow each day in some useful direction, then ... life is on the road toward misfortune, misery and destruction.
A day's work is a day's work, neither more nor less, and the man who does it needs a day's sustenance, a night's repose and due leisure, whether he be painter or ploughman.
Add each day something to fortify you against poverty and death.
It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day.
Make it a point to do something every day that you don't want to do. This is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain.
Realize life as an end in itself. Functioning is all there is.
He has not learned the first lesson of life who does not every day surmount a fear.
A homer a day will boost my pay.
Act well at the moment, and you have performed a good action to all eternity.
If I had my life to live over, I would start barefoot earlier in the spring and stay that way later in the fall. I would go to more dances. I would ride more merry-go-rounds. I would pick more daisies.
Nothing determines who we will become so much as those things we choose to ignore.
Love, and do what you like.
Take the time to come home to yourself everyday.
The power of a man's virtue should not be measured by his special efforts, but by his ordinary doing.
The great business of life is to be, to do, to do without, and to depart.
Know what you want to do, hold the thought firmly, and do every day what should be done, and every sunset will see you that much nearer the goal.
It is no easy thing for a principle to become a man's own unless each day he maintains it and works it out in his life.
Follow your bliss. -Joseph Campbell Resolve to perform what you ought. Perform without fail what you resolve.
Resolve to edge in a little reading every day, if it is but a single sentence. If you gain fifteen minutes a day, it will make itself felt at the end of the year.
I work every day-or at least I force myself into my office or room. I may get nothing done, but you don't earn bonuses without putting in time. Nothing may come for three months, but you don't get the fourth without it.
Take short views, hope for the best, and trust in God.
Each day can be one of triumph if you keep up your interests.
When action grows unprofitable, gather information; when information grows unprofitable, sleep.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
To do the useful thing, to say the courageous thing, to contemplate the beautiful thing: that is enough for one man's life.
Showing up is 80 percent of life.
Do you know that disease and death must needs overtake us, no matter what we are doing? ... What do you wish to be doing when it overtakes you? If you have anything better to be doing when you are so overtaken, get to work on that.
Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections, but instantly set about remedying them-every day begin the task anew.
Without duty, life is soft and boneless.
A man may fulfill the object of his existence by asking a question he cannot answer, and attempting a task he cannot achieve.
And each man stands with his face in the light of his own drawn sword. Ready to do what a hero can.
Every day give yourself a good mental shampoo.
To look up and not down, To look forward and not back, To look out and not in, and To lend a hand.
Do all the good you can, By all the means you can, In all the ways you can, In all the places you can, At all the times you can.
I like the man who faces what he must, With steps triumphant and a heart of cheer; Who fights the daily battle without fear.
To accomplish our destiny ... we must cover before nightfall the distance assigned to each of us.
Each day should be passed as though it were our last.
Learn as if you were going to live forever. Live as if you were going to die tomorrow.
One should count each day a separate life.
If, every day, I dare to remember that I am here on loan, that this house, this hillside, these minutes are all leased to me, not given, I will never despair.
To live each day as though one's last, never flustered, never apathetic, never attitudinizing-here is perfection of character.
Look at everything as though you were seeing it for the first time or the last time. Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.
The years seem to rush by now, and I think of death as a fast approaching end of a journey-double and treble reason for loving as well as working while it is day.
Study as if you were going to live forever; live as if you were going to die tomorrow.
Every day is a little life ... live every day as if it would be the last. Those that dare lose a day are dangerously prodigal; those that dare misspend it are desperate.
You have to count on living every single day in a way you believe will make you feel good about your life- so that if it were over tomorrow, you'd be content with yourself.
No one can confidently say that he will still be living tomorrow.
Happy the man, and happy he alone He who can call today his own He who, secure within, can say "Tomorrow, do thy worst For I have lived today."
Do your best every day and your life will gradually expand into satisfying fullness.
There are only three colors, ten digits, and seven notes; it's what we do with them that's important.
Any man's life will be filled with constant and unexpected encouragement if he makes up his mind to do his level best each day.
Do each daily task the best we can; act as though the eye of opportunity were always upon us.
What a man accomplishes in a day depends upon the way in which he approaches his tasks. When we accept tough jobs as a challenge to our ability and wade into them with joy and enthusiasm, miracles can happen.
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
So get a few laughs and do the best you can.
I come to the office each morning and stay for long hours doing what has to be done to the best of my ability. And when you've done the best you can, you can't do any better. So when I go to sleep I turn everything over to the Lord and forget it.
That man is blest who does his best and leaves the rest.
When you rise in the morning, form a resolution to make the day a happy one for a fellow creature.
He who allows his day to pass by without practicing generosity and enjoying life's pleasures is like a blacksmith's bellows; he breathes, but does not live.
You have not lived a perfect day, even though you have earned your money, unless you have done something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
Think that day lost whose descending sun, views from thy hand no noble action done.
I expect to pass through life but once. If, therefore, there can be any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow human being, let me do it now.
Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.
The most thoroughly wasted of all days is that on which one has not laughed.
Each day, and the living of it, has to be a conscious creation in which discipline and order are relieved with some play and pure foolishness.
Sweets are good for the nerves.
Fat gives things flavor.
Friends, I beg you do not shirk your daily task of indolence.
If someone said, "Write a sentence about your life," I'd write, "I want to go outside and play."
We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once.
Life is about enjoying yourself and having a good time.
Put a little fun into your life. Try dancing.
He who does not get fun and enjoyment out of every day ... needs to reorganize his life.
Unless each day can be looked back upon by an individual as one in which he has had some fun, some joy, some real satisfaction, that day is a loss.
Take time every day to do something silly.
It's fun to get together and have something good to eat at least once a day. That's what human life is all about-enjoying things.
Come, let us give a little time to folly ... and even in a melancholy day let us find time for an hour of pleasure.
No matter what looms ahead, if you can eat today, enjoy the sunlight today, mix good cheer with friends today, enjoy it and bless God for it.
Be Satisfied with a Good Day's Work There are hundreds of tasks we feel we must accomplish in the day, but if we do not take them one at a time ... we are bound to break our own physical or mental structure.
A man can do only what he can do. But if he does that each day he can sleep at night and do it again the next day.
If I had my life to live over, I would start barefoot earlier in the spring and stay that way later in the fall. I would go to more dances. I would ride more merry-go-rounds. I would pick more daisies.
I finally figured out the only reason to be alive is to enjoy it.
We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.
Always do one thing less than you think you can do.
I come to the office each morning and stay for long hours doing what has to be done to the best of my ability. And when you've done the best you can, you can't do any better. So when I go to sleep I turn everything over to the Lord and forget it.
A day's work is a day's work, neither more nor less, and the man who does it needs a day's sustenance, a night's repose and due leisure, whether he be painter or ploughman.
Sufficient to each day are the duties to be done and the trials to be endured.
I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.
I look back on my life like a good day's work; it is done, and I am satisfied with it.
The moment we pass out of our habits we lose all sense of permanency and routine.
Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use.
And hearts have been broken from harsh words spoken That sorrow can ne'er set right.
That which is horrifying to you don't do to anybody else.
It is too bad if you have to do everything upon reflection and can't do anything from early habit.
Most of life is routine-dull and grubby, but routine is the mountain that keeps a man going. If you wait for inspiration you'll be standing on the corner after the parade is a mile down the street.
Good habits, which bring our lower passions and appetites under automatic control, leave our natures free to explore the larger experiences of life.
Without the aid of prejudice and custom, I should not be able to find my way across the room.
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
Habits are safer than rules; you don't have to watch them. And you don't have to keep them, either; they keep you.
Habit is not mere subjugation, it is a tender tie; when one remembers habit it seems to have been happiness.
To learn new habits is everything, for it is to reach the substance of life. Life is but a tissue of habits.
Choose always the way that seems the best, however rough it may be; custom will soon render it easy and agreeable.
Quality is not an act. It is a habit.
It is not in novelty but in habit that we find the greatest pleasure.
Habit is stronger than reason.
Character is simply habit long enough continued.
Nothing is more powerful than habit.
If you do the same thing every day at the same time for the same length of time, you'll save yourself from many a sink. Routine is a condition of survival.
Have a time and place for everything, and do everything in its time and place, and you will not only accomplish more, but have far more leisure than those who are always hurrying.
Anyone can carry his burden, however hard, until nightfall. Anyone can do his work, however hard, for one day. Anyone can live sweetly, patiently, lovingly, purely, till the sun goes down. And this is all life really means.
Come what may, time and the hour runs through the roughest day.
At any rate, you can bear it for a quarter of an hour!
The longest day is soon ended.
The secret of my success is that I always managed to live to fly another day.
The time which we have at our disposal every day is elastic; the passions that we feel expand it, those that we inspire contract it; and habit fills up what remains.
A day is a miniature eternity.
One day, with life and heart, is more than time enough to find a world.
A day is a span of time no one is wealthy enough to waste.
When a man sits with a pretty girl for an hour, it seems like a minute. But let him sit on a hot stove for a minute, and it's longer than any hour. That's relativity.
Too slow for those who wait, Too swift for those who fear, Too long for those who grieve, Too short for those who rejoice. But for those who love, time is not.
The less one has to do, the less time one finds to do it in. One yawns, one procrastinates, one can do it when one will, and, therefore, one seldom does it at all; whereas those who have a great deal of business must buckle to it; and then they always find time enough to do it.
Time is nothing absolute; its duration depends on the rate of thought and feeling.
Time is a fluid condition which has no existence except in the momentary avatars of individual people.
What then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is. If I wish to explain it to him who asks, I do not know.
Time is the product of changing realities, beings, existences.
Time is the arbitrary division of eternity.
Time is a part of eternity, and of the same piece with it.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Time is eternity begun.
Time is not a line, but a series of now-points.
You can't measure time in days the way you can money in dollars, because each day is different.
An hour of pain is as long as a day of pleasure.
The value of life lies not in the length of days, but in the use we make of them; a man may live long yet live very little.
Reality is a staircase going neither up nor down, we don't move; today is today, always is today.
What runs through a person like water through a sieve.
Scrolls: write on them what you want to be remembered for.
Every day is a messenger of God.
A little space of time before time expires; a little way of breath.
Time is an avid gambler who has no need to cheat to win every time.
Time is the only critic without ambition.
Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
Time is a storm in which we are all lost.
Time is the wisest counsellor of all.
Time is the moving image of eternity.
Time is the soul of this world.
Time is a sandpile we run our fingers in.
Time is one kind of robber whom the law does not strike at, and who steals what is most precious to men.
Time is the tyrant of the body.
Time is that in which all things pass away.
Time is a file that wears and makes no noise.
Time is what we want most, but... what we use worst.
Time is the king of men.
Time ... is the life of the soul.
Time is the dressing room for eternity.
Time is an available instrument for reaching the eternal.
Time itself is an element.
Time is the devourer of all things.
Time is the subtle thief of youth.
Time is the rider that breaks youth.
Time is an eternal guest that banquets on our ideals and bodies.
Time is an illusion-to orators.
The surest poison is time.
Time is a great manager: it arranges things well.
Time is a river without banks.
Time is the greatest and longest-established spinner of all. ... His factory is a secret place, his work noiseless, and his hands are mutes.
Time is the stuff life's made of.
Time is my estate: to Time I'm heir.
Time is change, transformation, evolution.
Time is a circus always packing up and moving away.
Time is a dressmaker specializing in alterations.
Time is the greatest innovator.
Time is a wealth of change, but the clock in its parody makes it mere change and no wealth.
Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in.
Time is the silent, never-resting thing ... rolling, rushing on, swift, silent, like an all-embracing oceantide, on which we and all the universe swim.
Time is a flowing river. Happy those who allow themselves to be carried, unresisting, with the current. They float through easy days. They live, unquestioning, in the moment.
Time is a very shadow that passeth away.
Time is the author of authors.
Time is a stream which glides smoothly on and is past before we know.
Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current; no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by and another takes its place, and this too will be swept away.
Time is the sea in which men grow, are born, or die.
Time is the longest distance between two places.

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