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16 of the best book quotes about time
  1. #1
    “We ask for long life, but ‘tis deep life, or grand moments, that signify. Let the measure of time be spiritual, not mechanical.”
  2. #2
    “Have regular hours for work and play; make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success.”
  3. #3
    “Never is an awfully long time.”
    author
    J.M. Barrie
    book
    Peter Pan
    concept
    Time
  4. #4
    “And when your sorrow is comforted (time soothes all sorrows) you will be content that you have known me.
  5. #5
    “This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what to do with it.”
  6. #6
    “‘We must hurry!’ said Mr. Wonka. ‘We have so much time and so little to do! No! Wait! Strike that! Reverse it!‘”
  7. #7
    “Actually, I am right on time.”
  8. #8
    “Time will explain.”
    author
    Jane Austen
    book
    Persuasion
    concept
    Time
  9. #9
    “I suppose it’s like the ticking crocodile, isn’t it? Time is chasing after all of us.”
  10. #10
    “The end was contained in the beginning.”
    author
    George Orwell
    book
    1984
    concept
    Time
  11. #11
    “It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.”
    author
    George Orwell
    book
    1984
    concept
    Time
  12. #12
    “It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.”
  13. #13
    “Men have no more time to understand anything. They buy ready-made things in the shops. But since there are no shops where you can buy friends, men no longer have any friends.”
  14. #14
    “I wish it need not have happened in my time,” said Frodo. “So do I,” said Gandalf, “and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”
  15. #15
    “Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.”
    author
    George Orwell
    book
    1984
    concepts
    TimeFuture
  16. #16
    “It’s the job that’s never started as takes longest to finish.”
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