Quotations About / On: TIME
Time has always been the greatest ally to Truth, because Time eventually relieves and reveals all.
Life is time, so those who waste time waste life.
(to my students)
there is a time to fish and a time to mend your nets.
(My Eastern European Immigrant Paternal grandfather's saying.)
The "good old times"Mall times when old are good.
(George Gordon Noel Byron (1788-1824), British poet. The Age of Bronze, l. 1 (1823).)
I would rather be old for a shorter time than be old before my time.
(Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592), French essayist. "On Some Verses of Virgil," The Essays (Les Essais), bk. III, ch. 5, Abel Langelier, Paris (1588).)
A free spirit must be able to surmount anxiety time after time.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fourteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
All civilization has from time to time become a thin crust over a volcano of revolution.
(Havelock Ellis (1859-1939), British psychologist. Little Essays of Love and Virtue, ch. 7 (1922).)
Until that time comes I'll live a thousand hopes, die a thousand times.
(Edward T. Lowe. Erle C. Kenton. Lawrence Talbot (Lon Chaney), House of Dracula, waiting to see if he's cured, or if he'll turn into the Wolf Man when the moon rises (1945).)
Regret for wasted time is more wasted time.
(Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eleventh Selection, New York (1993).)
I wasted time, and now doth time waste me.
(William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. King Richard, in Richard II, act 5, sc. 5, l. 49.
playing on "waste" as meaning 1. squander and 2. Wear away and destroy.)