Mark TwainWhenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to reform (or pause and reflect).
Bil KeaneYesterday's the past, tomorrow's the future, but today is a gift. That's why it's called the present.
Alfred Lord TennysonIf I had a flower for every time I thought of you...I could walk through my garden forever.
William ShakespeareLike as the waves make towards the pebbl'd shore, so do our minutes, hasten to their end.
Jimi HendrixI'm the one that's got to die when it's time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to.
Mark TwainThe fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.
William ShakespeareIf you can look into the seeds of time, and say which grain will grow and which will not, speak then unto me.
Stephen KingIf you don't have time to read, you don't have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.
William ShakespeareThou know'st the first time that we smell the air we wawl and cry. When we are born we cry, that we are come to this great state of fools.
Mark TwainSubstitute 'damn' every time you're inclined to write 'very;' your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.
Nicholas SparksMy daddy said, that the first time you fall in love, it changes you forever and no matter how hard you try, that feeling just never goes away.
Nicholas SparksI mean, if the relationship can't survive the long term, why on earth would it be worth my time and energy for the short term?
A. A. MilneI think we dream so we don’t have to be apart for so long. If we’re in each other’s dreams, we can be together all the time.
Elie WieselThere may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.
William ShakespeareAll the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players; They have their exits and their entrances; And one man in his time plays many parts, His acts being seven ages.
Dave EggersBooks have a unique way of stopping time in a particular moment and saying: Let’s not forget this.
Oscar WildeEducation is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Ray BradburyWhy is it," he said, one time, at the subway entrance, "I feel I've known you so many years?" "Because I like you," she said, "and I don't want anything from you.
Henry Van DykeTime 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 not.
Nicholas SparksIt's possible to go on, no matter how impossible it seems, and that in time, the grief . . . lessens. It may not go away completely, but after a while it's not so overwhelming.
Mother TeresaEvery time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.
Nicholas SparksIf conversation was the lyrics, laughter was the music, making time spent together a melody that could be replayed over and over without getting stale.
Deepak ChopraEvery time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
Barack ObamaChange will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
Sylvia PlathIf neurotic is wanting two mutually exclusive things at one and the same time, then I'm neurotic as hell. I'll be flying back and forth between one mutually exclusive thing and another for the rest of my days.
Bette MidlerI made a pact with myself a long time ago: Never watch anything stupider than you. It's helped me a lot.
Nicholas SparksWhile I sleep, I dream of you, and when I wake, I long to hold you in my arms. If anything, our time apart has only made me more certain that I want to spend my nights by your side, and my days with your heart.
Margaret AtwoodAll fiction is about people, unless it's about rabbits pretending to be people. It's all essentially characters in action, which means characters moving through time and changes taking place, and that's what we call 'the plot'.
Robin WilliamsSee, the problem is that God gives men a brain and a penis, and only enough blood to run one at a time.
Johnny DeppIf you love two people at the same time, choose the second. Because if you really loved the first one, you wouldn't have fallen for the second.
Gertrude SteinIt takes a lot of time to be a genius. You have to sit around so much, doing nothing, really doing nothing.
Simone de BeauvoirShe was ready to deny the existence of space and time rather than admit that love might not be eternal.
Amy SedarisI think it's good for a person to spend time alone. It gives them an opportunity to discover who they are and to figure out why they are always alone.
Gore VidalHow marvelous books are, crossing worlds and centuries, defeating ignorance and, finally, cruel time itself.
Ogden NashTonight’s December thirty-first, Something is about to burst. The clock is crouching, dark and small, Like a time bomb in the hall. Hark, it's midnight, children dear. Duck! Here comes another year!
Friedrich NietzscheThe advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time.
George CarlinSome people see things that are and ask, Why? Some people dream of things that never were and ask, Why not? Some people have to go to work and don't have time for all that.
James HiltonPeople make mistakes in life through believing too much, but they have a damned dull time if they believe too little.
Virginia WoolfI can only note that the past is beautiful because one never realises an emotion at the time. It expands later, and thus we don't have complete emotions about the present, only about the past.
Marie CurieNothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Nicholas SparksIn our time together, you claimed a special place in my heart, one I'll carry with me forever and that no one can ever replace.
David ByrneCycling is a joy and faster than many other modes of transport, depending on the time of day. It clears the head.
J. K. RowlingEvery second he breathed, the smell of the grass, the cool air on his face, was so precious: To think that people had years and years, time to waste, so much time it dragged, and he was clinging to each second.
Margaret AtwoodI've never understood why people consider youth a time of freedom and joy. It's probably because they have forgotten their own.
Johnny CashYou build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don't try to forget the mistakes, but you don't dwell on it. You don't let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space.
T S EliotWe shall not cease from exploration And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time.
Margaret AtwoodGenres aren't closed boxes. Stuff flows back and forth across the borders all the time.
David ByrneMy favorite time of day is to get up and eat leftovers from dinner, especially spicy food.
We have eyes, and we're looking at stuff all the time, all day long. And I just think that whatever our eyes touch should be beautiful, tasteful, appealing, and important.
Bernard MalamudThere comes a time in a man's life when to get where he has to go--if there are no doors or windows--he walks through a wall.
Carl SaganOne glance at a book and you hear the voice of another person, perhaps someone dead for 1,000 years. To read is to voyage through time.
Jack KerouacA pain stabbed my heart, as it did every time I saw a girl I loved who was going the opposite direction in this too-big world.
T S EliotDo I dare Disturb the universe? In a minute there is time For decisions and revisions which a minute will reverse.
Margaret AtwoodMyths can't be translated as they did in their ancient soil. We can only find our own meaning in our own time.
Derek WalcottThe time will come when, with elation, you will greet yourself arriving at your own door, in your own mirror, and each will smile at the other’s welcome.
Paulo CoelhoEverything that happens once can never happen again. But everything that happens twice will surely happen a third time.
Henry Van DykeBe glαd of life, becαuse it gives you the chαnce to love αnd to work αnd to plαy αnd to look up αt the stαrs; to be sαtisfied with your posessions, to despise nothing in the world except fαlsehood αnd meαnness αnd to feαr nothing except cowαrdice; to be governed by your αdmirαtions rαther thαn by your disgusts, to covet nothing thαt is your neighbour's except his kindness of heαrt αnd gentleness of mαnners; to think seldom of your enemies, often of your friends and to spend αs much time αs you cαn with body αnd with spirit.
Aung San Suu KyiHuman beings want to be free and however long they may agree to stay locked up, to stay oppressed, there will come a time when they say 'That's it.' Suddenly they find themselves doing something that they never would have thought they would be doing, simply because of the human instinct that makes them turn their face towards freedom.
Johnny CashI'm very shy really. I spend a lot of time in my room alone reading or writing or watching television.
Lady GagaWell, that's your opinion, isn't it? And I'm not about to waste my time trying to change it.
Haruki MurakamiDespite your best efforts, people are going to be hurt when it's time for them to be hurt.
Margaret AtwoodTime is compressed like the fist I close on my knee... I hold inside it the clues and solutions and the power for what I must do now.
Aaron CoplandTo stop the flow of music would be like the stopping of time itself, incredible and inconceivable.
Johnny CashI was wearing black clothes almost from the beginning. I feel comfortable in black. I felt like black looked good onstage, that it was attractive, so I started wearing it all the time.
Mario Vargas LlosaAlmost seventy years later I remember clearly how the magic of translating the words in books into images enriched my life, breaking the barriers of time and space...