Time And Progress Quotes

An artist is an artist only because of his exquisite sense of beauty, a sense which shows him intoxicating pleasures, but which at the same time implies and contains an equally exquisite sense of all deformities and all disproportions.

Charles Baudelaire

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

There comes a time when deceit and defiance must be seen for what they are. At that point, a gathering danger must be directly confronted. At that point, we must show that beyond our resolutions is actual resolve.

Dick Cheney

Though I sit down now, the time will come when you will hear me.

Benjamin Disraeli

The study of economy usually shows us that the best time for purchase was last year.

Woody Allen

The reputation of a man is like his shadow: it sometimes follows and sometimes precedes him, it is sometimes longer and sometimes shorter than his natural size

French Proverb

Reputation is a jewel which nothing can replace; it is ten thousand times more valuable capital than your diamonds.

Edouard Rene Lefebure Laboulaye

If only the sun-drenched celebrities are being noticed and worshiped, then our children are going to have a tough time seeing the value in the shadows, where the thinkers, probers and scientists are keeping society together.

Rita Dove

Some people see things that are and ask, Why? Some people dream of things that never were and ask, Why not? Some people have to go to work and don't have time for all that ...

George Carlin

Hypocrisy is the most difficult and nerve-racking vice that any man can pursue; it needs an unceasing vigilance and a rare detachment of spirit. It cannot,like adultery or gluttony, be practiced at spare moments; it is a whole-time job.

W. Somerset Maugham

The Democrats seem to be basically nicer people, but they have demonstrated time and again that they have the management skills of celery.

Dave Barry

Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.

Stephen Hawking

The holy time is quiet as a Nun Breathless with adoration.

William Wordsworth

In spite of the Depression, or maybe because of it, folks were hungry for a good time, and an evening of dancing seemed a good way to have it.

Lawrence Welk

Devote each day to the object then in time and every evening will find something done.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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