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As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.

Backward, turn backward, O Time in your flight; Make me a child again just for tonight.

Being and time determine each other reciprocally, but in such a manner that neither can the former - Being - be addressed as something temporal nor can the latter - time - be addressed as a being.

Better late than never.

Clocks slay time... time is dead as long as it is being clicked off by little wheels; only when the clock stops does time come to life.

Connections are made slowly, sometimes they grow underground.

Count that day lost, whose slow descending sun views from thine hand no worthy action done.

Cultural transformation announces itself in sputtering fits and starts, sparked here and there by minor incidents, warmed by new ideas that may smolder for decades. In many different places, at different times, the kindling is laid for the real conflagration-the one that will consume the old landmarks and alter the landscape forever.

Day, n. A period of twenty-four hours, mostly misspent.

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that's the stuff life is made of.

Each moment, as it passes, is the meeting place of two eternities.

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.

Enjoy the present day, trusting very little to the morrow.

Enjoy the present hour, Be thankful for the past, And neither fear nor wish Th' approaches of the last.

Events of great consequence often spring from trifling circumstances.

Every worthwhile accomplishment, big or little, has its stages of drudgery and triumph; a beginning, a struggle, and a victory.

Everything happens to everybody sooner or later if there is time enough.

For disappearing acts, it's hard to beat what happens to the eight hours supposedly left after eight of sleep and eight of work.

From a little spark may burst a mighty flame.

God requires a faithful fulfillment of the merest trifle given us to do, rather than the most ardent aspiration to things to which we are not called.


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