Time Management Quotes

Sometimes not seeing things can be a blessing.

AUGUST STRINDBERG

The way people in democracies think of the government as something different from themselves is a real handicap. And, of course, sometimes the government confirms their opinion

Lewis Mumford

The tree of Liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants

Thomas Jefferson

Let a man who has to make his fortune in life remember this maxim: Attacking is the only secret. Dare and the world yields, or if it beats you sometimes, dare it again and you will succeed.

William Makepeace Thackeray

Sometimes I worry about being a success in a mediocre world.

Lily Tomlin

The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause

Mark Twain

Only by strict specialization can the scientific worker become fully conscious, for once and perhaps never again in his lifetime, that he has achieved something that will endure. A really definitive and good accomplishment is today always a specialized.

Max Weber

Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that he sometimes has to eat them.

Adlai Stevenson

I'm a supporter of gay rights. And not a closet supporter either. From the time I was a kid, I have never been able to understand attacks upon the gay community. There are so many qualities that make up a human being... by the time I get through with all the things that I really admire about people, what they do with their private parts is probably so low on the list that it is irrelevant.

Paul Newman

These rough sketches, which are born in an instant in the heat of inspiration, express the idea of their author in a few strokes, while on the other hand too much effort and diligence sometimes saps the vitality and powers of those who never know when to leave off.

Giorgio Vasari

Style in painting is the same as in writing a power over materials, whether words or colours, by which conceptions or sentiments are conveyed.

Sir Joshua Reynolds

On a large enough time line, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero.

Chuck Palahniuk

Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

The river with its mask of trees cut a twisting path down through the valley. Two miles away he could see, beside a gigantic lonely oak, the white speck of his tent pitched and left while he went to record his homestead. A long time he sat there. AS he looked into the valley, Joseph felt his body flushing with a hot flluid of love. "This is mine," he said simply, and his eyes sparkled with tears and his brain was filled with wonder that this should be his. There was pity in him for the grass and the flowers; he felt that the trees were his children and the land his child. For a moment he seemed to float high in the air and to look down upon it. "It's mine," he said again, " and I must take care of it.

John Steinbeck

You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.

J. S. Knox
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