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John Ronald Reuel Tolkien

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Biography - John Ronald Reuel Tolkien:

English writer, poet, philologist and academic.
Born: 1892 - Died: 1973
Period:
20th century
Place of birth: South Africa
South Africa

Quote

All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien - The Lord of the Rings




Translation  

Translation

(German, French)


German
Wir müssen nur entscheiden, was wir mit der Zeit anfangen wollen, die uns gegeben ist. ”
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien - Der Herr der Ringe

French
Tout ce que nous avons à décider, c'est ce que nous devons faire du temps qui nous est imparti.”
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien - Le Seigneur des anneaux




See also  

See also...



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Let us see to it that all time belongs to us. This, however, cannot be unless first of all our own selves begin to belong to us.”
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium




Quotes

Quotes about time:



Quotes for: time

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In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.”
Francis Bacon - Novum organum
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Time is a great master; it regulates things well.”
Pierre Corneille - Sertorius
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Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.”
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères
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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.”
Augustine of Hippo - Confessions
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It takes a long time to become young.”
Pablo Picasso
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Quotes about decision:



Quotes for: decision

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I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.”
Voltaire - Letter to the Abbé Trublet
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The greatness of man lies in his decision to be stronger than his condition.”
Albert Camus - Chroniques
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The present is not a potential past; it is the moment of choice and action.”
Simone de Beauvoir
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As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise, human science is at a loss.”
Noam Chomsky
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How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone.”
Gabrielle Chasnel, dîte Coco Chanel
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Certainly thinking is pleasant, but the pleasure of thinking must be subordinated to the art of making decisions.”
Émile-Auguste Chartier, known as Alain - Propos sur le bonheur
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John Ronald Reuel Tolkien also said...


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It's the job that's never started as takes longest to finish.”
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien - The Lord of the Rings
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Courage is found in unlikely places.”
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien - The Lord of the Rings
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The world is changing: I feel it in the water, I feel it in the earth, and I smell it in the air.”
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien - The Lord of the Rings
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He that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom.”
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
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A star shines on the hour of our meeting.”
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien - The Lord of the Rings
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Never laugh at live dragons.”
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien - The Hobbit
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