But if we learn to think of it as anticipation, as learning, as growing, if we think of the time we spend waiting for the big things of life as an opportunity instead of a passing of time, what wonderful horizons open out!
The present time is seldom able to fill desire or imagination with immediate enjoyment, and we are forced to supply its deficiencies by recollection or anticipation.
In time of difficulties, we must not lose sight of our achievements.
Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.
We have what we seek. It is there all the time, and if we give it time it will make itself known to us.
One doesn't discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Each year it seems to take less time to fly across the ocean and longer to drive to work.
What fools indeed we morals are
To lavish care upon a Car,
With ne'er a bit of time to see
About our own machinery!
I'm allergic to food. Every time I eat it breaks out into fat.
You know it's time to diet when you push away from the table and the table moves.
[Travel seems] not just a way of having a good time, but something that every self-respecting citizen ought to undertake, like a high-fiber diet, say, or a deodorant.
The only time to eat diet food is while you're waiting for the steak to cook
Humans are amphibians - half spirit and half animal. As spirits they belong to the eternal world, but as animals they inhabit time.
For me, writing is exploration; and most of the time, I'm surprised where the journey takes me.
“I live a day at a time. Each day I look for a kernel of excitement. In the morning I say: "What is my exciting thing for today?" Then, I do the day. Don't ask me about tomorrow.”
In our time political speech and writing are largely the defense of the indefensible.
A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives it a superficial appearance of being right, and raises at first a formidable outcry in defense of custom. But the tumult soon subsides. Time makes more converts than reason.
By accident of fortune a man may rule the world for a time, but by virtue of love he may rule the world forever.
Good fortune and evil fortune come to all things alike in this world of time.
Both in thought and in feeling, even though time be real, to realize the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom.
While you can think in terms of efficiency in dealing with time, a principle-centered person thinks in terms of effectiveness in dealing with people.
You cannot increase the quality or quantity of your achievement or performance except to the degree in which you increase your ability to use your time effectively.
All pure and holy spirits live on in heavenly places, and in course of time they are again sent down to inhabit righteous bodies.
Man lives by habits indeed, but what he lives for is thrill and excitements. ... From time immemorial war has been ... the supremely thrilling excitement.