Time and Passing

"Time ripens all things. No man is born wise."


Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The past is to be respected and acknowledged, but not to be worshipped. It is our future in which we will find our greatness."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"I write to reach eternity."


Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Time is the father of truth, its mother is our mind."


Rating: 9.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Never do today what you can put off till tomorrow. Delay may give clearer light as to what is best to be done."


Rating: 9.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us."

J.R.R. Tolkien
J.R.R. Tolkien "The Lord of the Rings"

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Truth alone will endure; all the rest will be swept away before the tide of time."


Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The people I respect most behave as if they were immortal and as if society was eternal."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Whether it's the best of times or the worst of times, it's the only time we've got."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The future belongs to those who give the next generation reason for hope."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Life's a tough proposition, and the first hundred years are the hardest."

Wilson Mizner
Wilson Mizner "Epigrams"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Time is an illusion, lunchtime doubly so."


Rating: 9.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Better late than never."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Eternity is in love with the productions of time."


Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Memories are like flagstones, time and distance work upon them like drops of acid."


Rating: 9.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Time is not bought ready-made at the watchmaker's."


Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The eternal silence of these infinite spaces fills me with dread."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Divorce the past to marry the present and be blessed with a lovely child of future."


Rating: 9.07 (Number of Voters: 15)

"You can't turn back the clock. But you can wind it up again."


Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The future is no place to place your better days."


Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The present is a rope stretched over the past. The secret to walking it is, you never look down."

Sean Stewart
Sean Stewart "Perfect Circle"

Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Promises are the uniquely human way of ordering the future."


Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find that we have lost the future."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Nothing is lasting but change; nothing perpetual but death."


Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Punctuality is the virtue of the bored."


Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Weekends are a bit like rainbows; they look good from a distance but disappear when you get up close to them."


Rating: 7.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered."

Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela "Long Walk to Freedom"

Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I love photos because they never change, even when the people in them do."


Rating: 8.75 (Number of Voters: 12)

"I don't know who my grandfather was; I'm much more concerned to know what his grandson will be."


Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Time is not a line, but a series of now-points."


Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Time is not measured by the passing of years, but by what one does, what one feels and what one achieves."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Time goes by, reputation increases, ability declines."


Rating: 6.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The past can hurt. You can either run from it or learn from it."


Rating: 2.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Most misfortunes are the results of misused time."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Anyone who has children is not the master of his own time."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Eternity is the time required to visit every area of the universe."


Rating: 1.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

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


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Take off your hat to your yesterdays; take off your coat for your tomorrows."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"History: An illusion caused by the passage of time."


Rating: 8.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Live not one's life as though one had a thousand years, but live each day as the last."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Time misspent in youth is sometimes all the freedom one ever has."

Anita Brookner
Anita Brookner "The Misalliance"

Rating: 3.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there."


Rating: 8.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Photography does not create eternity, as art does; it embalms time, rescuing it simply from its proper corruption."

André Bazin
André Bazin "What is Cinema?"

Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"You cannot fight against the future. Time is on our side."

William Ewart Gladstone speech to the House of Commons
William Ewart Gladstone speech to the House of Commons

Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"People who are lonely are those who do not know what to do with the time when they are alone."


Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Live today for tomorrow it will all be history."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 1)