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To choose time is to save time.-There be three parts of business-the preparation, the debate or examination, and the perfection; whereof if you look for dispatch let the middle only be the work of many and the first and last the work of few.

To excel the past we must not allow ourselves to lose contact with it; on the contrary, we must feel it under our feet because we raised ourselves upon it.

Trifles make up the happiness or the misery of mortal life.

True worth is doing each day some little good, not dreaming of great things to do by and by.

Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.

Victory is won not in miles, but in inches. Win a little now, hold your ground, and later win a little more.

We always have time enough, if we will but use it aright.

We are time's subjects, and time bids be gone.

We cannot do everything at once, but we can do something at once.

We cannot do great things on this Earth, only small things with great love.

We kill time; time buries us.

We must not... ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee.

We sleep, but the loom of life never stops, and the pattern which was weaving when the sun went down is weaving when it comes up in the morning.

We spend our years as a tale that is told.

We think in generalities, but we live in detail.

Well being is attained by little and little, and nevertheless is no little thing itself.

What a day may bring a day may take away.

What a folly to dread the thought of throwing away life at once, and yet have no regard to throwing it away by parcels and piecemeal.

What a solemn and striking admonition to youth is that inscribed on the dial at All Souls, Oxford, - periunt et imputantur, - the hours perish, and are laid to our charge; for time, like life, can never be recalled.

What I most value next to eternity, is time.


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