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What is time?-The shadow on the dial, the striking of the clock, the running of the sand, day and night, summer and winter, months, years, centuries-these are but the arbitrary and outward signs-the measure of time, not time itself. Time is the life of the soul.

What may be done at any time will be done at no time.

What saves a man is to take a step. Then another step. It is always the same step, but you have to take it.

What then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is. If I wish to explain it to him who asks, I do not know.

Whatever comes, this too shall pass away.

When Ty Cobb got on first base he had an apparently nervous habit of kicking the bag. ... By kicking the bag hard enough Cobb could move it a full two inches closer to second base. He figured that this improved his chances for a steal, or for reaching second base safely on a hit.

When you have a great and difficult task, something perhaps almost impossible, if you only work a little at a time, every day a little, suddenly the work will finish itself.

When you sit with a nice girl for two hours, you think it's only a minute. But when you sit on a hot stove for a minute, you think it's two hours. That's relativity.

Wherever anything lives, there is, open somewhere, a register in which time is being inscribed.

Why not learn to enjoy the little things-there are so many of them.

Yard by yard, it's very hard. But inch by inch, it's a cinch.

Yesterday I dared to struggle. Today I dare to win.

You can never plan the future by the past.

You can't turn back the clock, but you can wind it up again.

You don't just luck into things as much as you would like to think you do. You build step by step, whether it is friendships or opportunities.

You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with the best you have to give.

You may delay, but time will not.

You must have been warned against letting the golden hours slip by. Yes, but some of them are golden only because we let them slip.

You'll find as you grow older that you weren't born such a great while ago after all. The time shortens up.

You've got to think about "big things" while you're doing small things, so that all the small things go in the right direction.


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