Time Quotes

Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.

Louis Hector Berlioz

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.

Denis Waitely

Time is the longest distance between two places.

Tennessee Williams

Time is the most undefinable yet paradoxical of things; the past is gone, the future is not come, and the present becomes the past even while we attempt to define it, and, like the flash of lightning, at once exists and expires.

Charles Caleb Colton

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.

Saint Augustine

The time you think you're missing, misses you too.

Ymber Delecto

Time is a brisk wind, for each hour it brings something new... but who can understand and measure its sharp breath, its mystery and its design?

Paracelsus

My creed is this: Happiness is the only good. The place to be happy is here. The time to be happy is now. The way to be happy is to make others so.

Robert Ingersoll

Who forces time is pushed back by time; who yields to time finds time on his side.

The Talmud

Time wastes our bodies and our wits, but we waste time, so we are quits.

Unknown

Time is what prevents everything from happening at once.

John Archibald Wheeler

There is a time for departure even when there's no certain place to go.

Tennessee Williams

True love is the most enduring of all of life's worldly possessions, never tarnishing over time, but ever to remain bright and brilliant in the light of love.

Unknown

Traditional gag notice hung in offices and factories at a time period when all games were played during daylight hours

Unknown

Christmas is a time when everybody wants his past forgotten and his present remembered. What I don't like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day.

Phyllis Diller

The man whose acquisitions stick is the man who is always achieving and advancing whilst his neighbors, spending most of their time in relearning what they once knew but have forgotten, simply hold their own

William James

Adolescence is the time in life when girls quit believing in fairy tales and start to believe in love.

Unknown

So many seeds -- so little time

Unknown

To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time.

Katherine Hepburn

My friend, saying that you don't have time to improve your thoughts and your life is like saying you don't have time to stop for gas because you are too busy driving. Eventually it will catch up with you.

Unknown

It is the duty of the human understanding to understand that there are things which it cannot understand, and what those things are. Human understanding has vulgarly occupied itself with nothing but understanding, but if it would only take the trouble to understand itself at the same time it would simply have to posit the paradox.

Soren Kierkegaard

The convent, which belongs to the West as it does to the East, to antiquity as it does to the present time, to BUDDHISM and Muhammadanism as it does to Christianity, is one of the optical devices whereby man gains a glimpse of infinity.

Victor Hugo

It's time for greatness -- not for greed. It's a time for idealism -- not ideology. It is a time not just for compassionate words, but compassionate action.

Marian Wright Edelman

They were so strong in their beliefs that there came a time when it hardly mattered what exactly those beliefs were; they all fused into a single stubbornness.

Louise Erdrich

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