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Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old time quotes, time sayings, and time proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.
We all have our time machines. Some take us back, they're called memories. Some take us forward, they're called dreams.
Time ripens all things; with Time all things are revealed; Time is the father of truth.
Suspect each moment, for it is a thief, tiptoeing away with more than it brings.
Old Time, that greatest and longest established spinner of all!.... his factory is a secret place, his work is noiseless, and his hands are mutes.
Time brings all things to pass.
Men talk of killing time, while time quietly kills them.
For disappearing acts, it's hard to beat what happens to the eight hours supposedly left after eight of sleep and eight of work.
You must have been warned against letting the golden hours slip by; but some of them are golden only because we let them slip by.
It's a strange thing, but when you are dreading something, and would give anything to slow down time, it has a disobliging habit of speeding up.
Who forces time is pushed back by time; who yields to time finds time on his side.
Time is like the wind, it lifts the light and leaves the heavy.
Dominico Cieri Estrada
There is one kind of robber whom the law does not strike at, and who steals what is most precious to men: time.
You can't make up for lost time. You can only do better in the future.
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
I must govern the clock, not be governed by it.
We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.
Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any. It is wonderful how much can be done if we are always doing.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life.
Time is a brisk wind, for each hour it brings something new... but who can understand and measure its sharp breath, its mystery and its design?
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