Quotes about 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.
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There are moments in life when time and space are more profound, and the awareness of existence immeasurably increased.
Love is the emblem of eternity; it confounds all notion of time; effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Nor is it right to say there are three times: past, present and future. Perhaps it would be more correct to say: there are three times: a present of things past, a present of things present, a present of things future.
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.
All our dignity consists, then, in thought. By it we must elevate ourselves, and not by space and time which we cannot fill.
Let us endeavour then to think well; this is the principle of morality.
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He who would make serious use of his life must always act as though he had a long time to live and must schedule his time as though he were about to die.
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.
The time at our disposal each day is elastic the passions we feel dilate it, those that inspire us shrink it, and habit fills it.
Both in thought and in feeling, even though time be real, to realise the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom.
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