Time is a companion that goes with us on a journey. It reminds us to cherish each moment, because it will never come again. What we leave behind is not as important as how we have lived.
To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.
The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.
Time is neutral and does not change things. With courage and initiative, leaders change things.
Time and tide wait for no man. A pompous and self-satisfied proverb, and was true for a billion years; but in our day of electric wires and water-ballast we turn it around: Man waits not for time nor tide.
We must use time as a tool, not as a crutch.
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.
I wasted time, and now doth time waste me.
Humor is, I think, the subtlest and chanciest of literary forms. It is surely not accidental that there are a thousand novelists, essayists, poets or journalists for each humorist. It is a long, long time between James Thurbers.
Humor is tragedy plus time
Middle age: The time when you'll do anything to feel better, except give up what is hurting you.
When our mortal eyes close on this world for the last time, our angels open our spiritual eyes and escort us personally before the face of God.
I find television to be very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go in the other room and read a book.
If you don't like the way the world is, you change it. You have an obligation to change it You just do it one step at a time.
Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Habit is habit and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time.
Each year one vicious habit rooted out, in time might make the worst man good throughout.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
Researchers at Harvard say that taking a power nap for an hour in the afternoon can totally refresh you. They say that by the time you wake up you'll feel so good, you'll be able to start looking for a new job.
I kissed my first girl and smoked my first cigarette on the same day. I haven't had time for tobacco since.
There comes a time when the mind takes a higher plane of knowledge but can never prove how it got there.
Knowledge is inherent in man; no knowledge comes from outside; it is all inside.
We say Newton discovered gravitation. Was it sitting anywhere waiting for him?
It was in his own mind; the time came and he found it out.
All knowledge that the world has ever received comes from the mind;
the infinite library of the universe is in our own mind.
The external world is simply the suggestion, the occasion, which sets you to study your own mind.
Night time is really the best time to work. All the ideas are there to be yours because everyone else is asleep.
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time.
We are double-edged blades, and every time we whet our virtue the return stroke strops our vice.