Archive: Seven favorite quotations on Time

Posted By on December 6, 2014

"Make time, save time while time lasts, all time is no time when time is past."

― Unknown – imprinted on a sundial

A few more from writers …

“Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who sundialnygrieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity.” 
― Henry van Dyke

“Time present and time past
Are both perhaps present in time future,
And time future contained in time past.
If all time is eternally present
All time is unredeemable.” 
― T.S. Eliot

“The best use of life is love. The best expression of love is time. The best time to love is now.” 
― Rick Warren, Purpose Driven Life

“How you spend your time is more important than how you spend your money. Money mistakes can be corrected, but time is gone forever.” 
― David Norris

“Time is more precious than gold, more precious than diamonds, more precious than oil or any valuable treasures. It is time that we do not have enough of; it is time that causes the war within our hearts, and so we must spend it wisely.” 
― Cecelia Ahern, The Gift

“The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once.”
― Albert Einstein


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