94 Best Quotes about Time

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No one uses a ribbon typewriter any more, but your final draft is not the time to try to wring a few more sheets out of your inkjet cartridge. - Lynn Abbey, Author

If you see a Renaissance body, this is completely ugly in this time. Everybody has to be skinny. But the Renaissance body with incredible flow of the meat everywhere, it was beauty. - Marina Abramovic, Artist

Beauty Quotes

Every time you win, you're reborn; when you lose, you die a little. - George Allen‚ Sr. , Coach

In order to become prosperous, a person must initially work very hard, so he or she has to sacrifice a lot of leisure time. - Dalai Lama, Leader

Work Quotes, Sacrifice Quotes


The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. - Ralph Waldo Emerson, Poet

Great Quotes

I don't trust politicians. I think that by the time they've made it, with the concessions they've had to make in that position, I don't believe they still have the beliefs they had at the root. - Rick Astley, Musician

Trust Quotes, Belief Quotes

I don't think of myself as a metafictional writer at all. I think of myself as a classic writer, a realist writer, who tends to have flights of fancy at times, but nevertheless, my feet are mostly on the ground. - Paul Auster, Author

Quebec City is the most European of any city in North America; they speak French all the time. There is a part of town called Old Quebec which is really like being in France. The architecture is just gorgeous, food, shopping. I'd say Quebec City is the most beautiful city in North America I've seen. - Sebastian Bach, Musician

Food Quotes

I love Amy Adams. She is wonderful. Evan Rachel Wood is a blast. I am also really excited about Ari Graynor from 'Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist' and 'American Crime.' I think it is an exciting time for young women in this industry. I am excited to make my own path. - Candice Accola, Actress

Love Quotes, American Quotes, Women Quotes, Wonder Quotes

Sometimes there are paparazzi that take photos and you don't know they're there. So you're laughing, kicking up your heels and doing silly things. You don't even realize it. And then there's other times where they're two feet away from your face and it's invasive and it feels threatening, so you don't want to be smiling. - Dianna Agron, Actress

I'm most happy when I am writing at night, because I need space and time to write. - Cecelia Ahern , Novelist

When I go back to France now I spend all the my time with press and sponsors. I do not have a lot of time to spend at home with my family. - Jean Alesi , Driver

Many times, we miss out on God's best because we give up too soon. We don't realize how close we are to victory. - Joel Osteen

I always knew from that moment, from the time I found myself at home in that little segregated library in the South, all the way up until I walked up the steps of the New York City library, I always felt, in any town, if I can get to a library, I'll be OK. It really helped me as a child, and that never left me. - Maya Angelou, Poet

I would just sweat so much. I'd be dry when I run on the stage. By the time I got in front of the microphone, it just, just like a river pouring out. I don't know what made that happen. It took five years for that to stop happening to me. - Nickolas Ashford, Musician

I like everything in this iPhone, iPod world where you can do everything all the time. Back in my time, you bought a vinyl record when you were a kid and took it home, and it took a bit of effort to actually get it out of the thing and not scratch it. - Rick Astley, Musician

Effort Quotes

All of us in the Ball family in South Carolina, from the time we're children, hear stories about our ancestors, the slave owners. - Edward Ball, Writer

Children Quotes

I've died so many times. I'm 65. On my 40th birthday, my girlfriend gave me a reel with ways I had died, whether it was by knife, or electrocution or drowning or being thrown off a building or whatever it might have been. I've died a lot of times! - Jonathan Banks, Actor

Birthday Quotes

Fashion is always of the time in which you live. It is not something standing alone. But the grand problem, the most important problem, is to rejeuvenate women. To make women look young. Then their outlook changes. They feel more joyous. - Coco Chanel, Designer

Change Quotes, Important Quotes, Women Quotes

Throughout the lead-up to the war, CNN worked hard to air all sides of the story. We had a regular segment called Voices of Dissent in which we spent time covering antiwar protests and interviewing those who were opposed to the war with Iraq. - Jim Walton

Work Quotes, Dissent Quotes, War Quotes

Because I came out as a singer, I took the time to get an acting coach. - Aaliyah, American Musician

I love spin classes. I'm also very big on music, so I make a mix on my iPod that's 45 minutes to an hour long of music that pumps me up so I know how much time I've been at the gym without looking at the clock. Put your favorite songs towards the end of the mix, so this way you keep going until you hear your favorite song. - Candice Accola, Actress

Love Quotes, Music Quotes

I made a mistake by being ejected from the presidency. Next time, I will choose a Cabinet which will allow me to be life President. - Nelson Mandela

Life Quotes

What I think is fair to say is that, coming out of the Republican camp, there have been efforts to suggest that perhaps I'm not who I say I am when it comes to my faith - something which I find deeply offensive, and that has been going on for a pretty long time. - Barack Obama, American President

Effort Quotes, Faith Quotes

A lot of times, people send me emails, and then I forget about them, or I never respond to them, or I respond to them weeks later. - James Altucher, Author

All of us, in a sense, struggle continuously all the time, because we never get what we want. The important thing which I've really learned is how do you not give up, because you never succeed in the first attempt. - Mukesh Ambani, Businessman

Important Quotes

I'm still an actor who wants to work all the time. - Stephen Amell, Actor

Work Quotes

Life is too short. I don't have time to speak slowly. - Dev Anand, Actor

Life Quotes

For an actor to have a role that they're recognized and remembered for over the years, it's unusual. It's very lucky if it happens once - and it's luck that it's happened to me a couple of times. - Curtis Armstrong , Actor

Luck Quotes

In this outward and physical ceremony we attest once again to the inner and spiritual strength of our Nation. As my high school teacher, Miss Julia Coleman, used to say: 'We must adjust to changing times and still hold to unchanging principles.' - Jimmy Carter

Spiritual Quotes, Strength Quotes, Ceremony Quotes

There was this project I really wanted before 'Glee' and I didn't get cast - I went in about 13 times and I was so bummed when I didn't get it. But then a month later I got cast on 'Glee,' and I felt like it was meant to happen. - Dianna Agron, Actress

I'm always telling young designers to take the time to surround themselves with women. - Azzedine Alaia , Tunisian Designer

Women Quotes

There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery. - Dante Alighieri , Poet

Great Quotes, Happiness Quotes, Sorrow Quotes

Leisure time is that five or six hours when you sleep at night. - George Allen‚ Sr. , Coach

I really wanted to retire and rest and spend more time with my children, my grandchildren and of course with my wife. - Nelson Mandela

Children Quotes

We all love to sing along with our favorite songs. We sing in the car, in the shower, and at the karaoke bar. The problem is that half the time we don't know what we're singing. We're making up lyrics as we go along and hoping no one will notice. - Shawn Amos, Musician

Love Quotes

As I have got older and become a father, there's less and less time for films. - Paul Thomas Anderson, Director

If you read the memoirs of slave-owning families, you'd be hard pressed to find evidence of black people in the lives of the whites, even though for most of the time on the plantations black people outnumbered whites by a ratio of seven to one. - Edward Ball, Writer

I have found it advisable not to give too much heed to what people say when I am trying to accomplish something of consequence. Invariably they proclaim it can't be done. I deem that the very best time to make the effort. - Calvin Coolidge, President

Aim Quotes, Effort Quotes

Most of the time common stocks are subject to irrational and excessive price fluctuations in both directions as the consequence of the ingrained tendency of most people to speculate or gamble... to give way to hope, fear and greed - Benjamin Graham

Stock Quotes, Hope Quotes, Fear Quotes, Greed Quotes

If I'm losing balance in a pose, I stretch higher and God reaches down to steady me. It works every time, and not just in Black History - T.Guillemets

Black History Quotes, God Quotes, Work Quotes, Balance Quotes

When I got out of high school, I thought, 'I'll take a year or two off and play the clubs, get this out of my system, and then go to med school.' More than 40 years later, I figure it's finally time to write about this crazy journey that's taken me around the world and back. - Gregg Allman, Musician

Thought Quotes

But I'd be lying if I didn't say that every time you go to make a film, you're desperate to either do it better than you did it last time or to not repeat yourself. - Paul Thomas Anderson, Director

Lying Quotes

I need a stylist to help me pull together a wardrobe. I just don't have a lot of time to go shopping. So I have a stylist that knows what I want to wear, what cut of clothing I like, someone that really thinks and understands what my style and how I want to feel in the clothes. - B.o.B, Musician

Help Quotes

The question was never whether the United States, E.U., NATO, Arab League, U.N. Security Council, and African Union could together using economic sanctions, diplomatic pressure, and military attacks to bring Qaddafi down. The question was always how much time, how much blood, and what damage to NATO. - Elliott Abrams, Lawyer

Security Quotes

I was very fortunate to grow up with parents who love to travel, so I traveled from a young age. My dad's a heart surgeon and goes to conferences all over the world. By the time I was seven, I traveled outside the country for the first time. We went to Paris. The next year, we went to London, and then Brussels. - Candice Accola, Actress

Age Quotes, Love Quotes, Parents Quotes, Travel Quotes, Heart Quotes

I'm working 24 hours a day. I have had a house in Tunisia for 20 years, and I never have time to go because there are collections, fittings. - Azzedine Alaia , Tunisian Designer

Work Quotes

The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time. - Mark Twain

Death Quotes, Life Quotes, Fear Quotes

My father probably thought the capital of the world was wherever he was at the time. It couldn't possibly be anyplace else. Where he and his wife were in their own home, that, for them, was the capital of the world. - Bob Dylan, Musician

Thought Quotes

A normal way that the American free market system has worked is that we have a process of unwinding. It's called bankruptcy. It doesn't mean, necessarily, that the industry is eclipsed or that it's gone. Often times, the phoenix rises out of the ashes. - Michele Bachmann, Politician

American Quotes, Work Quotes

Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority. - Francis Bacon, Philosopher

Truth Quotes, Authority Quotes

9 Top quotes about Time by Zig Ziglar

There is a certain amount of dissatisfaction that goes with knowing your time, talent and abilities are not being properly used. - Zig Ziglar, Author

Action Quotes, Talent Quotes

Athletic skills are acquired over a long period of time and after countless hours of practice. - Zig Ziglar, Author

Skill Quotes, Practice Quotes

It might interest you to know that the 1828 Noah Webster Dictionary identifies the optimist in complimentary terms, but says nothing about the pessimist. The word 'pessimist' was not in our vocabulary at that time. It's a modern 'invention' which I believe we should 'dis-invent.' - Zig Ziglar, Author

Send out a cheerful, positive greeting, and most of the time you will get back a cheerful, positive greeting. It's also true that if you send out a negative greeting, you will, in most cases, get back a negative greeting. - Zig Ziglar, Author

Take time to be kind and to say 'thank you.' - Zig Ziglar, Author

Many people spend more time in planning the wedding than they do in planning the marriage. - Zig Ziglar, Author

Marriage Quotes, Planning Quotes

Time well spent results in more money to spend, more money to save, and more time to vacation. - Zig Ziglar, Author

Vacation Quotes, Money Quotes

If you aim at nothing, you'll hit it every time. - Zig Ziglar, Author

Aim Quotes

I seldom read anything that is not of a factual nature because I want to invest my time wisely in the things that will improve my life. Don't misunderstand; there is nothing wrong with reading purely for the joy of it. Novels have their place, but biographies of famous men and women contain information that can change lives. - Zig Ziglar, Author

Life Quotes, Change Quotes, Women Quotes, Men Quotes, Nature Quotes

11 Famous quotes about Time by Winston Churchill

If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack. - Winston Churchill, Statesman

Important Quotes, Clever Quotes

My wife and I tried two or three times in the last 40 years to have breakfast together, but it was so disagreeable we had to stop. - Winston Churchill, Statesman

No idea is so outlandish that it should not be considered with a searching but at the same time a steady eye. - Winston Churchill, Statesman

One does not leave a convivial party before closing time. - Winston Churchill, Statesman

This is no time for ease and comfort. It is time to dare and endure. - Winston Churchill, Statesman

When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home. - Winston Churchill, Statesman

Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he will pick himself up and continue on. - Winston Churchill, Statesman

Truth Quotes

It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link of the chain of destiny can be handled at a time. - Winston Churchill, Statesman

Destiny Quotes

Politics are very much like war. We may even have to use poison gas at times. - Winston Churchill, Statesman

Politics Quotes, War Quotes

Politics is almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous. In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times. - Winston Churchill, Statesman

Anger Quotes, Politics Quotes, War Quotes

In war, you can only be killed once, but in politics, many times. - Winston Churchill, Statesman

Politics Quotes, War Quotes

4 Popular quotes about Time by Willie Aames

I got married at a very young age, and of course, for all the wrong reasons, and ended up divorced and lost everything. It was a very difficult time in my life. - Willie Aames, Actor

Age Quotes, Life Quotes

When somebody comes to your front door, and they're screaming obscenities at you and telling you to come outside, and you've had your life threatened several times, you take it pretty seriously. It's the reason I have a Rottweiler. - Willie Aames, Actor

Life Quotes

'Give up... it's time to quit,' I don't think I've ever really accepted those kinds of words in my life or vocabulary. - Willie Aames, Actor

Life Quotes

I spent six years in Bible study because I needed to get grounded. People really need to spend time in the Bible getting to know the God they claim to love. - Willie Aames, Actor

Love Quotes, God Quotes, Aim Quotes

9 Amazing quotes about Time by William Shakespeare

I wasted time, and now doth time waste me. - William Shakespeare, Dramatist

If you can look into the seeds of time, and say which grain will grow and which will not, speak then unto me. - William Shakespeare, Dramatist

There are many events in the womb of time, which will be delivered. - William Shakespeare, Dramatist

We are time's subjects, and time bids be gone. - William Shakespeare, Dramatist

Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once. - William Shakespeare, Dramatist

Death Quotes

Thou know'st the first time that we smell the air we wawl and cry. When we are born we cry, that we are come to this great state of fools. - William Shakespeare, Dramatist

Great Quotes

In time we hate that which we often fear. - William Shakespeare, Dramatist

Fear Quotes

All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages. - William Shakespeare, Dramatist

Women Quotes, Men Quotes

Nature hath framed strange fellows in her time. - William Shakespeare, Dramatist

Nature Quotes

6 Awesome quotes about Time by Will Rogers

The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets. - Will Rogers, Actor

Taxes Quotes, Death Quotes

Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save. - Will Rogers, Actor

Life Quotes

I read about eight newspapers in a day. When I'm in a town with only one newspaper, I read it eight times. - Will Rogers, Actor

In Hollywood you can see things at night that are fast enough to be in the Olympics in the day time. - Will Rogers, Actor

The time to save is now. When a dog gets a bone, he doesn't go out and make a down payment on a bigger bone. He buries the one he's got. - Will Rogers, Actor

The only time people dislike gossip is when you gossip about them. - Will Rogers, Actor

Gossip Quotes

5 Best quotes about Time by Wes Anderson

I love working with actors. That's what the set really is, for me. It's my time with the actors. - Wes Anderson, Writer

Love Quotes, Work Quotes

Every time you do a take on a movie, you're not sure if it's going to succeed. Even if you have a great cast, like we had, every scene you're kind of waiting for the release. 'Oh, yes; it happened. We got it!' There's always the possibility that it's just not going to work. - Wes Anderson, Writer

Great Quotes, Work Quotes

I usually set aside a lot of time in advance of a movie with important roles for kids to search, but when you have great ones, they can be a real ace in the hole. - Wes Anderson, Writer

Great Quotes, Important Quotes

I have a way of filming things and staging them and designing sets. There were times when I thought I should change my approach, but in fact, this is what I like to do. It's sort of like my handwriting as a movie director. And somewhere along the way, I think I've made the decision: I'm going to write in my own handwriting. - Wes Anderson, Writer

Change Quotes, Decision Quotes, Thought Quotes

My experience with casting children is that... the whole movie is going to rest on their shoulders, so you have to set aside time and wait for the perfect people to appear. - Wes Anderson, Writer

Children Quotes, Experience Quotes