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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
Francis Bacon - Novum organum  



Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.

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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  



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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Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères  






It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery - The Little Prince  






Time is a great master; it regulates things well.
Pierre Corneille - Sertorius  






There are moments in life when time and space are more profound, and the awareness of existence immeasurably increased.
Charles Baudelaire  






Love is the emblem of eternity; it confounds all notion of time; effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
Madame de Staël  






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.
Augustine of Hippo - Confessions  






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  






Meet the time as it seeks us.
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Cymbeline  






Time reveals the truth.
Seneca  






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  






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.

Blaise Pascal - Pensées  






You could not step twice into the same river.
Heraclitus of Ephesus  



You could not step twice into the same river.

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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.
Émile Maximilien Paul Littré  






Time, that moving image of an immovable eternity.
Jean-Baptiste Rousseau  






Patience and time do more than strength or passion.
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables  






Sadness flies away on the wings of time.
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables  






It takes a long time to become young.
Pablo Picasso  






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  






There are no secrets that time does not reveal.
Jean Racine - Britannicus  






When a work appears to be ahead of its time, it is only the time that is behind the work.
Jean Cocteau - Le Coq et l’Arlequin  






Only it takes time to be happy. A lot of time. Happiness, too, is a long patience.
Albert Camus  






Hours were made for man, not man for hours.
François Rabelais - Gargantua and Pantagruel  






As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.
Henry David Thoreau - Walden; or, Life in the Woods  






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.
Marcel Proust  






Love is space and time measured by the heart.
Marcel Proust  



Love is space and time measured by the heart.




Both in thought and in feeling, even though time be real, to realise the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom.
Bertrand Russell  






Everything comes in time to those who can wait.
François Rabelais  






It's never too late, but it's always high time.
Alfred Adler  



It's never too late, but it's always high time.








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