Timing Quotes

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Fulton J. Sheen
“Patience is power.
Patience is not an absence of action;
rather it is "timing"
it waits on the right time to act,
for the right principles
and in the right way.”
Fulton J. Sheen

Jim Morrison
“I think of myself as an intelligent, sensitive human being with the soul of a clown which always forces me to blow it at the most important moments.”
Jim Morrison

Alain de Botton
“Most of what makes a book 'good' is that we are reading it at the right moment for us.”
Alain de Botton

Shannon L. Alder
“The most confused you will ever get is when you try to convince your heart and spirit of something your mind knows is a lie.”
Shannon L. Alder

Joshua Harris
“The right thing at the wrong tme is the wrong thing.”
Joshua Harris, I Kissed Dating Goodbye: A New Attitude Toward Relationships and Romance

Willie Nelson
“The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.”
Willie Nelson

Ansel Adams
“Sometimes I arrive just when God's ready to have somone click the shutter.”
Ansel Adams

Thomas Hobbes
“Hell is truth seen too late.”
Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan

Anna Wintour
“It’s always about timing. If it’s too soon, no one understands. If it’s too late, everyone’s forgotten.”
Anna Wintour

Alexandra Elle
“The Sun will rise and set regardless. What we choose to do with the light while it's here is up to us. Journey wisely.”
Alexandra Elle

Shannon L. Alder
“Time doesn't heal all wounds, only distance can lessen the sting of them.”
Shannon Alder

Harriet Evans
“You don't fall in love with someone because it's convenient.”
Harriet Evans, A Hopeless Romantic

David G.  Allen
“Patience is the calm acceptance that things can happen in a different order than the one you have in mind.”
David G. Allen

Nikki Rowe
“There isn't any questioning the fact that some people enter your life, at the exact point of need, want or desire - it's sometimes a coincendence and most times fate, but whatever it is, I am certain it came to make me smile.”
Nikki Rowe

Idries Shah
“Right time, right place, right people equals success.
Wrong time, wrong place, wrong people equals most of the real human history.”
Idries Shah, Reflections

Criss Jami
“The common man prays, 'I want a cookie right now!' And God responds, 'If you'd listen to what I say, tomorrow it will bring you 100 cookies.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

A.J. Darkholme
“The most inefficient and self-harming thing a person can do is go out looking for love. Let it find you when the time is right and you're out doing what you love to do. Only then will you find it in its truest form.”
A.J. Darkholme, Rise of the Morningstar

Vera Nazarian
“Withhold a smile only when the smile can hurt someone. Otherwise, let it bloom forth in a riot.”
Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

Buck Brannaman
“Discipline isn't a dirty word. Far from it. Discipline is the one thing that separates us from chaos and anarchy. Discipline implies timing. It's the precursor to good behavior, and it never comes from bad behavior. People who associate discipline with punishment are wrong: with discipline, punishment is unnecessary.”
Buck Brannaman, The Faraway Horses: The Adventures and Wisdom of One of America's Most Renowned Horsemen

Priya Ardis
“If you keep waiting for the right time, it may never happen. Sometimes you have to make the most of the time you have.”
Priya Ardis, Ever My Merlin

Shannon L. Alder
“God will bring the right person into your life at the right time. Always believe that! If they are not there, God isn't finished yet!”
Shannon L. Alder

Darnell Lamont Walker
“Undeniable chemistry and horrific timing. They love each other.”
Darnell Lamont Walker

“I don't believe in fate," she said at last. "But I do believe in... loopholes. I think a lot of what keeps the world going is the result of accidents — happy or otherwise — and taking advantage of these.”
Robin McKinley, Sunshine

Shannon L. Alder
“Right person, wrong timing doesn’t mean God was wrong. It means you were there at the right time to fulfill something else. Look for it.”
Shannon L. Alder

“Boring is the right thought at the wrong time.”
Jack Gardner, Words Are Not Things

Jeff  Brown
“Sometimes love finds you when it’s ready. And when you’re ready too. How that happens is anybody’s guess. Love is the great mystery stew, its secrets well kept, its ingredients known to providence alone. While both people are being prepared, marinated, skewered,cooked to readiness in the fires of life, the cosmic alchemist is turning the pot, reverently preparing the base for the lovers who will meld into it. Only God knows when the stew is ready to be served. Divine timing, Divine dining…”
Jeff Brown

T.F. Hodge
“Past and future is determined by what is now…right now! This is why the present is a gift; the only one that ultimately matters most.”
T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with "The Divine Presence"

Roland Merullo
“You ask a certain question again and again, in a sincere fashion, and the answer appears. But, in my experience, at least, that answer arrives according to it's own mysterious celestial timing, and often in disguise. And it comes in a way you're not prepared for, or don't want, or can't at first, accept.”
Roland Merullo, Breakfast with Buddha

Courtney C. Stevens
“You meet Noah after the flood, you think, That brave, faith-filled, visionary man. You meet him before and you're like, What a nut job. Perspective and timing matter. Sometimes you have to accept that you might not be able to see the truth from here.”
Courtney C. Stevens, The June Boys

Russell D. Moore
“The root of impatience in discipline is really the same as that of overindulgence. In both instances, parents want to make up for lost time, to speed up a process that takes time.”
Russell D. Moore, Adopted for Life: The Priority of Adoption for Christian Families and Churches

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