Time Quotes

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.


Manners require time, and nothing is more vulgar than haste.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The greatest friend of Truth is time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion Humility.

Charles Caleb Colton

This is a very exciting time in the world of information. It's not just that the personal computer has come along as a great tool. The whole pace of business is moving faster. Globalization is forcing companies to do things in new ways.

Bill Gates

The most challenging issue raised by globalization is how we can all get along with each other in our race against time.

Li Ka Shing

Reputations, like beavers and cloaks, shall last some people twice the time of others.

Douglas William Jerrold

Birds were flying from continent to continent long before we were. They reached the coldest place on Earth, Antarctica, long before we did. They can survive in the hottest of deserts. Some can remain on the wing for years at a time. They can girdle the globe. Now, we have taken over the earth and the sea and the sky, but with skill and care and knowledge, we can ensure that there is still a place on Earth for birds in all their beauty and variety if we want to and surely, we should.

Sir David Frederick Attenborough

Intelligence is no human sideshow but an evolutionary main event. The power to foresee, to call upon the past in terms of the future, to evaluate, to imagine solutions, is a power flowing from old time springs. The human mind may be denied the policeman\'s privilege of arresting this instinct or that. It may sit as no more than a moderator in the eternal instinctual debate. But it is a moderator with unlimited investigative powers.

Robert Ardrey

By the time the fool has learned the game, the players have dispersed

African Proverb

A retired husband is often a wife's full-time job.

Ella Harris

It's the good girls who keep diaries; the bad girls never have the time.

Tallulah Bankhead

One reason I don't drink is that I want to know when I am having a good time.

Lady Astor

Our deeds disguise us. People need endless time to try on their deeds, until each knows the proper deeds for him to do. But every day, every hour, rushes by. There is no time.

John Locke

We shall not cease from exploration and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started... and know the place for the first time.

T.S. Eliot

After sleeping through a hundred million centuries we have finally opened our eyes on a sumptuous planet, sparkling with color, bountiful with life. Within decades we must close our eyes again. Isnt it a noble, an enlightened way of spending our brief time in the sun, to work at understanding the universe and how we have come to wake up in it? This is how I answer when I am askedas I am surprisingly oftenwhy I bother to get up in the mornings.

Richard Dawkins
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