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Many strokes overthrow the tallest oaks.

Many strokes, though with a little axe, hew down and fell the hardest-timber'd oak.

Many things which cannot be overcome when they are together, yield themselves up when taken little by little.

Men talk of killing time, while time quietly kills them.

Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions.

Much may be done in those little shreds and patches of time, which every day produces, and which most men throw away, but which nevertheless will make at the end of it no small deduction from the life of man.

Much rain wears the marble.

My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle.

My time has not yet come.

New time always! Old time we cannot keep. Time does not become sacred to us until we have lived it, until it has passed over us and taken with it a part of ourselves.

No matter how big and tough a problem may be, get rid of confusion by taking one little step towards solution. Do something. Then try again. At the worst, so long as you don't do it the same way twice, you will eventually use up all the wrong ways of doing it and thus the next try will be the right one.

No one could make a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.

No preacher is listened to but time; which gives us the same train and turn of thought that elder people have tried in vain to put into our heads.

Not all things are blest, but the seeds of all things are blest.

Not to go back is somewhat to advance. And men must walk, at least, before they dance.

Nothing can be done except little by little.

Nothing is improbable until it moves into the past tense.

Nothing lies on our hands with such uneasiness as time. Wretched and thoughtless creatures! In the only place where covetousness were a virtue we turn prodigals.

Nothing really belongs to us but time, which even he has who has nothing else.

O tempora! O mores!' O the times! O the manners!


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