category-Time Quotes

Even if a river flows with milk, a dog can take in only one lick at a time

Tamil proverb

Because one has to be an optimist to begin an ambitious project, it is not surprising that underestimation of completion time is the norm.

Fernando Jos (Corby) Corbat

Art produces ugly things which frequently become more beautiful with time. Fashion, on the other hand, produces beautiful things which always become ugly with time.

Jean Maurice Eugne Clment Cocteau

A lie can make it half way around the world before the truth has time to put its boots on.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

Any time you have an opportunity to make a difference in this world and you don't, then you are wasting your time on Earth.

Roberto Clemente Walker

Be sure of the fact before you lose time in searching for a cause.

James Burgh

Artists shouldn't be made famous. You know... they're just ... as important as... um doctors, and priests ... or maybe not as important sometimes, and yet they have this huge aura of almost god-like quality about them, just because their craft makes a lot of money. And at the same time it is a forced importance you know, football stars and theatre stars It is man-made so the press can feed off it.

Kate Bush

I just think people have a lot of fiction. But, you know, I mean, the real story of Facebook is just that we've worked so hard for all this time. I mean, the real story is actually probably pretty boring, right? I mean, we just sat at our computers for six years and coded.

Mark Zuckerberg

Music is the art of sounds in the movement of time.

Ferruccio (Dante Michelangelo Benvenuto) Busoni

Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it's all over.

Octavia E. Butler

Inspiration is never genuine if it is known as inspiration at the time. True inspiration always steals on a person; its importance not being fully recognised for some time.

Samuel Butler

Time changes all things and cultivates even in herself an appreciation of irony, and, therefore, why shouldn't I have changed a trifle?

James Branch Cabell

The touch of time does more than the club of Hercules.

James Branch Cabell

This loving person is a person who abhors waste waste of time, waste of human potential. How much time we waste. As if we were going to live forever.

Dr. Felice Leonardo Buscaglia

The commonwealth of Venice in their armory have this inscription: "Happy is that city which in time of peace thinks of war."

Robert Burton

We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.

Nelson Mandela

Enduring echoes call out from his past. Time ain't for saving, no time's not for that. Chasing false echoes like a lost legionnaire, He waltzes on memories while he fades like a flare.

James William "Jimmy" Buffett

Madness is the absolute break with the work of art; it forms the constitutive moment of abolition, which dissolves in time the truth of the work of art.

Michel Foucault

It is time to face real world, even if it is harder and painful. I'd rather fly and crash, than just snuggle and sleep.

Chetan Bhagat

Shattered legs may heal in time, but some betrayals fester and poison the soul.

George R.R. Martin

To identify climate change related to this carbon dioxide increase, we need to look for trends in global warming over similar lengths of time.

John Houghton

No time is better spent than that spent in the service of your fellow man.

Bryant McGill

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.

St. Augustine of Hippo

Our treatment of Indians . . . still affects the national consciousness... It seems a basic requirement to study the history of Indian people. Only through this study can we as a nation do what must be done if our treatment of the American Indian is not to be marked down for all time as a national disgrace.

John F. Kennedy

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