Quotes About Time

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“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.”
Marthe Troly-Curtin, Phrynette Married

J.R.R. Tolkien
“I wish it need not have happened in my time," said Frodo.
"So do I," said Gandalf, "and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

Sarah Dessen
“There comes a time when the world gets quiet and the only thing left is your own heart. So you'd better learn the sound of it. Otherwise you'll never understand what it's saying.”
Sarah Dessen, Just Listen

“Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana.”
Anthony G. Oettinger

Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy
“It has been said, 'time heals all wounds.' I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it is never gone.”
Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy

Dave Eggers
“Books have a unique way of stopping time in a particular moment and saying: Let’s not forget this.”
Dave Eggers

Dr. Seuss
“How did it get so late so soon?”
Dr. Seuss

Mother Teresa
“Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.”
Mother Teresa

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
“It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

Eric Roth
“For what it’s worth: it’s never too late or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be. There’s no time limit, stop whenever you want. You can change or stay the same, there are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it. I hope you make the best of it. And I hope you see things that startle you. I hope you feel things you never felt before. I hope you meet people with a different point of view. I hope you live a life you’re proud of. If you find that you’re not, I hope you have the courage to start all over again.”
Eric Roth, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Screenplay

Oprah Winfrey
“You can have it all. Just not all at once.”
Oprah Winfrey

Paulo Coelho
“Don't waste your time with explanations: people only hear what they want to hear.”
Paulo Coelho

Coco Chanel
“Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door. ”
Coco Chanel

Tennessee Williams
“Time is the longest distance between two places.”
Tennessee Williams, The Glass Menagerie

Dr. Seuss
“They say I'm old-fashioned, and live in the past, but sometimes I think progress progresses too fast!”
Dr. Seuss

Andy Warhol
“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.”
Andy Warhol, The Philosophy of Andy Warhol

Taylor Swift
“This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change.”
Taylor Swift

Cassandra Clare
“They say time heals all wounds, but that presumes the source of the grief is finite”
Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Prince

Charles Darwin
“A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.”
Charles Darwin, The Life & Letters of Charles Darwin

J.R.R. Tolkien
“I sit beside the fire and think
Of all that I have seen
Of meadow flowers and butterflies
In summers that have been

Of yellow leaves and gossamer
In autumns that there were
With morning mist and silver sun
And wind upon my hair

I sit beside the fire and think
Of how the world will be
When winter comes without a spring
That I shall ever see

For still there are so many things
That I have never seen
In every wood in every spring
There is a different green

I sit beside the fire and think
Of people long ago
And people that will see a world
That I shall never know

But all the while I sit and think
Of times there were before
I listen for returning feet
And voices at the door”
J.R.R. Tolkien

Cormac McCarthy
“Scars have the strange power to remind us that our past is real.”
Cormac McCarthy, All the Pretty Horses

Haruki Murakami
“Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.”
Haruki Murakami, Dance Dance Dance

Audrey Niffenegger
“It's hard being left behind. (...) It's hard to be the one who stays.”
Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler's Wife

Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
“Here we are, trapped in the amber of the moment. There is no why.”
Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

George Harrison
“It's being here now that's important. There's no past and there's no future. Time is a very misleading thing. All there is ever, is the now. We can gain experience from the past, but we can't relive it; and we can hope for the future, but we don't know if there is one.”
George Harrison

Albert Einstein
“Time is an illusion.”
Albert Einstein

Jean de La Bruyère
“Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.”
Jean de La Bruyère, Les Caractères

“Don’t waste your time in anger, regrets, worries, and grudges. Life is too short to be unhappy.”
Roy T. Bennett

“Top 15 Things Money Can’t Buy
Time. Happiness. Inner Peace. Integrity. Love. Character. Manners. Health. Respect. Morals. Trust. Patience. Class. Common sense. Dignity.”
Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

“Time doesn’t heal emotional pain, you need to learn how to let go.”
Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

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