Killing Time Quotes

Quotes tagged as "killing-time" (showing 1-9 of 9)
Lemony Snicket
“Wishing, like sipping a glass of punch, or pulling aside a bearskin rug in order to access a hidden trapdoor in the floor, is merely a quiet way to spend one's time before the candles are extinguished on one's birthday cake.”
Lemony Snicket, Horseradish

Erich Fromm
“Modern man thinks he loses something - time - when he does not do things quickly. Yet he does not know what to do with the time he gains, except kill it.”
Erich Fromm, The Art of Loving

Haruki Murakami
“A friend to kill time is a friend sublime.”
Haruki Murakami, A Wild Sheep Chase

Anthony Liccione
“Do we kill time, or does time ultimately kill us?”
Anthony Liccione

Vera Nazarian
“One sin seldom mentioned is that of killing time.”
Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

Nicola Lecca
“And she was really good at that: even since she was a little girl, she could eliminate the hours, knew how to kill the minutes. Without them suffering from it, she put them to sleep.”
Nicola Lecca, Ritratto notturno

“What you do to kill time is your real work.”
Marty Rubin

“Writing just to kill time is as good a reason as any.”
Marty Rubin

Wyatt Allen
“Most criminals in prison can trace their crime to their first murderous act—that of killing time.”
Wyatt Allen