Time and Passing

"We must respect the past, and mistrust the present, if we wish to provide for the safety of the future."

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Never be afraid of the moments; thus sings the voice of the ever-lasting."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Only mothers can think of the future - because they give birth to it in their children."

Rating: 7.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"God has commanded Time to console the unhappy."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A happy man is too satisfied with the present to dwell too much on the future."

Rating: 5.17 (Number of Voters: 6)

"No man is rich enough to buy back his own past."

Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde "An Ideal Husband"

Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The best prophet of the future is the past."

Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If you do not think about the future, you cannot have one."

John Galsworthy
John Galsworthy "Swan Song"

Rating: 6.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"That which seems the height of absurdity in one generation often becomes the height of wisdom in the next."

Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"All that is not eternal is eternally out of date. "

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"As for the future, your task is not to foresee it, but to enable it."

Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Time cools, time clarifies, no mood can be maintained quite unaltered through the course of hours."

Thomas Mann
Thomas Mann "The Magic Mountain"

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"You may delay, but Time will not."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time. "

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Today is only one day in all the days that will ever be. But what will happen in all the other days that ever come can depend on what you do today."

Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Hemingway "For Whom the Bell Tolls"

Rating: 2.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time."

Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I don`t think of the past. The only thing that matters is the everlasting present."

Rating: 1.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The past is but the beginning of a beginning, and all that is or has been is but the twilight of the dawn."

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow."

Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Time has no divisions to mark its passage, there is never a thunderstorm or blare of trumpets to announce the beginning of a new month or year. Even when a new century begins it is only we mortals who ring bells and fire off pistols."

Thomas Mann
Thomas Mann "The Magic Mountain"

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin."

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"We should try to be the parents of our future rather than the offspring of our past."

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Space is to place as eternity is to time."

Rating: 2.00 (Number of Voters: 1)