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  1. "Nothing is improbable until it moves into the past tense. "
    --George Ade

  2. "You have to allow a certain amount of time in which you are doing nothing in order to have things occur to you, to let your mind think. "
    --Mortimer Adler

  3. "Time heals all wounds, unless you pick at them. "
    --Shawn Alexander

  4. "The bad news is time flies. The good news is you're the pilot. "
    --Michael Althsuler

  5. "Every morning you are handed 24 golden hours. They are one of the few things in this world that you get free of charge. If you had all the money in the world, you couldn't buy an extra hour. What will you do with this priceless treasure?"
    --Anonymous

  6. "Yesterday is a canceled check; tomorrow is a promissory note; today is the only cash you have. Spend it wisely."
    --Anonymous

  7. "Time is like a movie. All people see it in its full length. Some people fast forward or rewind to their favorite times and skip the bad. Others are stuck watching only bad acting. Some people direct and all want to be stars but in the end everyone gets cut from the script."
    --Anonymous

  8. "Time is like a snowflake~~it melts away while we try to decide what to do with it."
    --Anonymous

  9. "Time cuts down all, Both great and small. "
    --Anonymous

  10. "Lost time is never found again. "
    --John H. Aughey

  11. "Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current; no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by and another takes its place, and this too will be swept away."
    --Marcus Aurelius

  12. "Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils. "
    --Hector Berlioz

  13. "I would I could stand on a busy corner, hat in hand, and beg people to throw me all their wasted hours."
    --Bernard Berenson

  14. "Time is like money, the less we have of it to spare the further we make it go. "
    --Josh Billings

  15. "It is difficult to live in the present, ridiculous to live in the future, and impossible to live in the past. Nothing is as far away as one minute ago."
    --Jim Bishop

  16. "We say we waste time, but that is impossible. We waste ourselves."
    --Alice Bloch

  17. "Never say that you have no time. On the whole it is those who are busiest who can make time for yet more, and those who love more leisure time who refused to do something when asked. What we lack is not time, but heart."
    --Henri Boulard

  18. "Don't say you don't have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein."
    --H. Jackson Brown

  19. "Comedy is tragedy plus time."
    --Carol Burnett

  20. "You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it."
    --Charles Buxton

  21. "I recommend you to take care of the minutes, for the hours will take care of themselves."
    --Lord Chesterfield

  22. "There's time enough, but none to spare."
    --Charles W. Chestnutt

  23. "Learn the past, watch the present, and create the future."
    --Jesse Conrad

  24. "Patience and time do more than strength or passion."
    --Jean de LaFontaine

  25. "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times..."
    --Charles Dickens A Tale of Two Cities

  26. "Time is the scarcest resource and unless it is managed nothing else can be managed."
    --Peter F. Drucker

  27. "The times they are a-changing."
    --Bob Dylan

  28. "There is time for everything."
    --Thomas Edison

  29. "These times of ours are serious and full of calamity, but all times are essentially alike. As soon as there is life there is danger. "
    --

  30. "This time like all times is a very good one if we but know what to do with it."
    --

  31. "Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds. Discard them and their value will never be known. Improve them and they will become the brightest gems in a useful life."
    --

  32. "Lost time is never found again."
    --

  33. "Remember that time is money."
    --

  34. "Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of."
    --

  35. "Modern man thinks he loses something~~time~~when he does not do things quickly. Yet he does not know what to do with the time he gains~~except kill it."
    --Erich Fromm

  36. "Time and tide wait for no man, but time always stands still for a woman of 30. "
    --Robert Frost

  37. "Time and I against any two. "
    --Baltasar Gracian

  38. "Now is the only time there is. Make your now wow, your minutes miracles, and your days pay. Your life will have been magnificently lived and invested, and when you die you will have made a difference."
    --Mark Victor Hansen

  39. "The time to relax is when you don't have time for it."
    --Sidney J. Harris

  40. "The best thing to spend on your children is your time."
    --Louise Hart

  41. "There are some things which cannot be learned quickly, and time, which is all we have, must be paid heavily for their acquiring. They are the very simplest things, and because it takes a man's life to know them the little new that each man gets from life is very costly and the only heritage he has to leave."
    --Ernest Hemingway

  42. "Do not wait; the time will never be 'just right.' Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along."
    --Napoleon Hill

  43. "Time, whose tooth gnaws away at everything else, is powerless against truth. "
    --Thomas Huxley

  44. "Take time to deliberate, but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in."
    --Andrew Jackson, U.S. President

  45. "Time is on my side, yes it is."
    --Mick Jaggar

  46. "Time is a fixed income and, as with any income, the real problem facing most of us is how to live successfully within our daily allotment."
    --Margaret B. Johnstone

  47. "We must use time as a tool, not as a crutch."
    --

  48. "The surest way to be late is to have plenty of time."
    --Leo Kennedy

  49. "There are many fine things which you mean to do some day, under what you think will be more favorable circumstances. But the only time that is yours is the present."
    --Grenville Kleiser

  50. "Telling time is easy, depending on time to tell is not. "
    --Joseph A. Kolligian

  51. "One reason God created time was so that there would be a place to bury the failures of the past."
    --James Long

  52. "I have noticed that the people who are late are often so much jollier than the people who have to wait for them."
    --E.V. Lucas

  53. "Lost, yesterday, somewhere between sunrise and sunset, two golden hours, each set with sixty diamond minutes. No reward is offered for they are gone forever. "
    --Horace Mann

  54. "Time cools; time clarifies; no mood can be maintained quite unaltered through the course of hours. "
    --Thomas Mann

  55. "Time has no divisions to mark its passage.. Even when a new century begins it is only we mortals who ring bells and fire off pistols."
    --Thomas Mann

  56. "Time flies like the wind. Fruit flies like bananas."
    --Groucho Marx

  57. "As every thread of gold is valuable, so is every moment of time."
    --John Mason

  58. "I've been on a calendar but I have never been on time."
    --Marilyn Monroe

  59. "Minutes are worth more than money. Spend them wisely."
    --Thomas P. Murphy

  60. "If each of us can be helped by science to live a hundred years, what will it profit us if our hates and fears, our loneliness and our remorse will not permit us to enjoy them? What use is an extra year or two to the man who 'kills' what time he has?"
    --David Neiswanger

  61. "At times it is folly to hasten at other times, to delay. The wise do everything in its proper time."
    --Ovid

  62. "Time is the wisest of all counselors. "
    --Plutarch

  63. "Time is at once the most valuable and the most perishable of all our possessions. "
    --John Randolph

  64. "The time for action is now. It's never too late to do something."
    --Carl Sandburg

  65. "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."
    --Carl Sandburg

  66. "He who has done his best for his own time has lived for all times."
    --Johann von Schiller

  67. "Tough times never last, but tough people do!"
    --Robert Schuller

  68. "I wasted time, and now doth time waste me."
    --William Shakespeare

  69. "Time, time, time, see what's become of me, While I looked around, For my possibilities; I was so hard to please."
    --Paul Simon

  70. "What we love to do we find time to do."
    --John L. Spalding

  71. "The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough. "
    --Rabindranath Tagore

  72. "As if you could kill time without injuring eternity. "
    --Henry David Thoreau

  73. "The two most powerful warriors are patience and time."
    --Leo Tolstoy

  74. "Time sometimes flies like a bird, sometimes crawls like a snail; but a man is happiest when he does not even notice whether it passes swiftly or slowly."
    --Ivan Turgenev

  75. "Time is God's way of keeping everything from happening at once."
    --Unknown

  76. "Time may be a great healer, but it's a lousy beautician."
    --Unknown

  77. "Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear,too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice,but for those who love time is eternity."
    --Henry Van Dyke

  78. "Punctuality is the thief of time. "
    --Oscar Wilde

  79. "There is a time for departure even when there's no certain place to go."
    --Tennessee Williams

  80. "God exists in eternity. The only point where eternity meets time is in the present. The present is the only time there is."
    --Marianne Williamson

  81. "Life offers two great gifts - time, and the ability to choose how we spend it. Planning is a process of choosing among those many options. If we do not choose to plan, then we choose to have others plan for us."
    --Richard I. Winword

  82. "Time does not relinquish its rights, either over human beings or over mountains."
    --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  83. "One always has time enough, if one will apply it well. "
    --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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