On the whole, human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time.
Time is money.
I will love you forever, he thought. I am lying, he thought, and this time he was right.
Orson Scott Card
Money and time are the heaviest burdens of life, and... the unhappiest of all mortals are those who have more of either than they know how to use.
People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.
I think that a good person can sometimes do wrong out of ignorance or weakness or wrong thinking, but when hard times come, the goodness wins out after all. And a bad person can often seem good and trustworthy for a long time, but when hard times come, the evil in him gets revealed.
Remember that all through history, there have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they seem invincible. But in the end, they always fall. Always.
Anyone can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person at the right time, and for the right purpose and in the right way - that is not within everyone's power and that is not easy.
What with making their way and enjoying what they have won, heroes have no time to think. But the sons of heroes - ah, they have all the necessary leisure.
'That is indisputable,' was the answer, 'but in this country it is a good thing to kill an admiral from time to time to encourage the others.'
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
If I had the time to sit down and write a thank-you note to everyone who sent me a nice, expensive present, what a wonderful world that would be.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
These times of ours are serious and full of calamity, but all times are essentially alike.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Late-term abortions, especially when the baby survives, but is then killed by starvation, neglect, or suffocation, show once again the link between abortion and infanticide. The time to stop both is now.
But if nothing but soul, or in soul mind, is qualified to count, it is impossible for there to be time unless there is soul, but only that of which time is an attribute, i.e. if change can exist without soul.
Quite often a man goes on for years imagining that the religious teaching that had been imparted to him since childhood is still intact, while all the time there is not a trace of it left in him.
Any one can get angry — that is easy — or give or spend money; but to do this to the right person, to the right extent, at the right time, with the right motive, and in the right way, that is not for every one, nor is it easy.
There are truths which are not for all men, nor for all times.
In the end, the wind takes everything, doesn't it? And why not? Why other? If the sweetness of our lives did not depart, there would be no sweetness at all.
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time.
At times one remains faithful to a cause only because its opponents do not cease to be insipid.
We must use time creatively - and forever realize that the time is always hope to do great things.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Both in thought and in feeling, even though time be real, to realise the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom.
I'm sorry, it's true. Having children really changes your view on these things. We're born, we live for a brief instant, and we die. It's been happening for a long time. Technology is not changing it much - if at all.
An invasion of armies can be resisted, but not an idea whose time has come.
It takes time to live. Like any work of art, life needs to be thought about.
It's really hard to design products by focus groups. A lot of times, people don't know what they want until you show it to them.
There is more to life than simply increasing its speed.
A truer image of the world, I think, is obtained by picturing things as entering into the stream of time from an eternal world outside, than from a view which regards time as the devouring tyrant of all that is.
As long as you keep getting born, it's alright to die sometimes.
As if you could kill time without injuring eternity
Henry David Thoreau
For as old age is that period of life most remote from infancy, who does not see that old age in this universal man ought not to be sought in the times nearest his birth, but in those most remote from it.
There's a time and a place for getting a smart mouth.
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.
Future. That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true and our happiness is assured.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and about all time.
George Bernard Shaw
Time dissipates to shining ether the solid angularity of facts.
Those who are not angry at the things they should be angry at are thought to be fools, and so are those who are not angry in the right way, at the right time, or with the right persons.
Women have burnt like beacons in all the works of all the poets from the beginning of time.
Excuses are a time thief. Have a goal, accept responsibility, and take action!