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Time is like a river, in which metals and solid substances are sunk, while chaff and straws swim upon the surface.
Francis Bacon
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By theme : Philosophy     Time  

There are periods when public opinion is the worst of opinions.
Nicolas de Chamfort
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By theme : Time   Society    

The present is never a happy state to any human being.
Samuel Johnson
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By theme : Happiness     Time  

The future is in the present, but future is also in the past. We create our future, so if it is bad, it`s only our fault.
Anatole France
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By theme : Future     Time  

My advice is to never do tomorrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time.
Charles Dickens
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By theme : Behavior     Time  

Half the time men think they are talking business they are wasting time.
Edgar Watson Howe
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By theme : Business     Humor     Time   Wit    

Time stays, we go.
Henry Louis Mencken
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By theme : Humor     Time  

Nine-tenths of wisdom consists in being wise in time.
Theodore Roosevelt
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By theme : Time   Wisdom    

Time, which strengthens friendship, weakens love.
Jean de La Bruyere
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By theme : Friendship     Love     Time  

Time ripens all things; no man is born wise.
Miguel de Cervantes
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By theme : Time   Wisdom    

The past and future are veiled; but the past wears the widow`s veil; the future, the virgin`s.
Jean Paul Richter
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By theme : Future     Time  

Time is money.
Edward George Bulwer - Lytton
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By theme : Money     Time  

Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.
Jean de La Bruyere
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By theme : Behavior     Time  

Take all reasonable advantage of that which the present may offer you. It is the only time, which is ours. Yesterday is buried forever, and tomorrow we may never see.
Victor Hugo
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By theme : Reason     Time  

No doubt the artist is the child of his time; but woe to him if he is also its disciple, or even its favorite.
Friedrich von Schiller
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By theme : Art     Time  

Through memory we travel against time, through forgetfulness we follow its course.
Joseph Joubert
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By theme : Time  

Yesterday is but today`s memory, tomorrow is today`s dream.
Kahlil Gibran
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By theme : Time  

It is children only who enjoy the present; their elders either live on the memory of the past or the hope of the future.
Nicolas de Chamfort
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By theme : Life     Time  

The trouble with being punctual is that there`s nobody there to appreciate it.
Franklin Pierce Jones
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By theme : Relations     Time  

The habitually punctual make all their mistakes right on time.
Laurence Johnston Peter
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By theme : Humor     Time   Wit    

 
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