Quotes about "time"

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Definitions and meanings of word "time"

• Noun: an instance or single occasion for some event; examples: "this time he succeeded", "he called four times", "he could do ten at a clip"

• Noun: an indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities); examples: "he waited a long time", "the time of year for planting", "he was a great actor is his time"

• Noun: a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something; examples: "take time to smell the roses", "I didn't have time to finish", "it took more than half my time"

• Noun: a suitable moment; example: "it is time to go"

• Noun: the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past

• Noun: the time as given by a clock; examples: "do you know what time it is?", "the time is 10 o'clock"

• Noun: the fourth coordinate that is required (along with three spatial dimensions) to specify a physical event

• Noun: a person's experience on a particular occasion; examples: "he had a time holding back the tears", "they had a good time together"

• Noun: rhythm as given by division into parts of equal duration

• Noun: the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned; examples: "he served a prison term of 15 months", "his sentence was 5 to 10 years", "he is doing time in the county jail"

• Verb: measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time; example: "he clocked the runners"

• Verb: assign a time for an activity or event; example: "The candidate carefully timed his appearance at the disaster scene"

• Verb: set the speed, duration, or execution of; example: "we time the process to manufacture our cars very precisely"

• Verb: regulate or set the time of; example: "time the clock"

• Verb: adjust so that a force is applied and an action occurs at the desired time; example: "The good player times his swing so as to hit the ball squarely"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "time"

Mitt Romney
14 quotes about time
American Politician, Businessman
Born Wednesday 12 March 1947
Martin Heidegger
7 quotes about time
German Philosopher
Thursday 26 September 1889 - Wednesday 26 May 1976
Joe Henderson
11 quotes about time
American Athlete
Born Thursday 3 June 1943
Marc Andreessen
13 quotes about time
American Author, Businessman
Born Monday 26 April 1971
Barack Obama
11 quotes about time
American President
Born Friday 4 August 1961
Kesha
9 quotes about time
American Writer, Musician, Producer, Songwriter
Born Sunday 1 March 1987
Bobby Flay
9 quotes about time
American Celebrity
Born Friday 9 October 1964
Benjamin Franklin
11 quotes about time
American Author, Politician, Scientist
Sunday 17 January 1706 - Saturday 17 April 1790
Madeleine Albright
11 quotes about time
American Statesman
Born Thursday 13 May 1937
Denis Waitley
8 quotes about time
American Writer, Author, Speaker, Consultant
Born 1933
Bertrand Russell
8 quotes about time
British Philosopher, Critic, Historian, Mathematician
Saturday 18 May 1872 - Monday 2 February 1970
Marilyn vos Savant
8 quotes about time
American Writer, Author, Playwright, Lecturer
Born Sunday 11 August 1946

Time is the most valuable thing on earth: time to think, time to act, time to extend our fraternal relations, time to become better men, time to become better women, time to become better and more independent citizens.

Samuel Gompers

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We name time when we say: every thing has its time. This means: everything which actually is, every being comes and goes at the right time and remains for a time during the time allotted to it. Every thing has its time.

Samuel Gompers

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I try to get in quiet time and book time, but really, the only time I ever get that is when I'm on an airplane - I have a fear of flying, but I actually love flying because it's the only time I can sleep, and it's the only time I get to read.

Samuel Gompers

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The time to read is any time: no apparatus, no appointment of time and place, is necessary. It is the only art which can be practiced at any hour of the day or night, whenever the time and inclination comes, that is your time for reading; in joy or sorrow, health or illness.

Samuel Gompers

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There is a time for risky love. There is a time for extravagant gestures. There is a time to pour out your affections on one you love. And when the time comes - seize it, don't miss it.

Samuel Gompers

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More fundamentally, it is a dream that does not die with the onset of manhood: the dream is to play endlessly, past the time when you are called home for dinner, past the time of doing chores, past the time when your body betrays you past time itself.

Samuel Gompers

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Chance is the one thing you can't buy. You have to pay for it and you have to pay for it with your life, spending a lot of time, you pay for it with time, not the wasting of time but the spending of time.

Samuel Gompers

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One of the most powerful devices is to distort time, to go from human time to atomic time, geologic time. Sometimes you can actually accomplish that, with one unexpected word choice.

Samuel Gompers

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And what's fascinating in The Ten Thousand Things is that although there's time, an inexorable time of the three generations of lives, actively present, but place is the time, time doesn't really have to do with simply the human experience of it.

Samuel Gompers

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There is no time for cut-and-dried monotony. There is time for work. And time for love. That leaves no other time!

Samuel Gompers

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I had a very bad time with acid. I did that classic thing of looking in the mirror by mistake and seeing the devil. But I took it several times, because you always think that next time you might have the wonderful time that everyone else is having.

Samuel Gompers

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I think the idea is now for blacks to write about the history of our music. It's time for that, because whites have been doing it all the time. It's time for us to do it ourselves and tell it like it is.

Samuel Gompers

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Everybody says how hard comedy is, but, when it comes time to honor things, whether it's on a weekly critical basis or whether it's award time, at that time of the year, comedy is the poor, dumb child of dramatic work.

Samuel Gompers

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If we are a metaphor of the universe, the human couple is the metaphor par excellence, the point of intersection of all forces and the seed of all forms. The couple is time recaptured, the return to the time before time.

Samuel Gompers

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Every time a new rock singer comes out they don't say, 'Are you the new John Lennon?' Every time a new rapper comes out, it's not, 'Are you the new Dre?' I am never sure why this sort of genre, the categorization is so strong. I have not earned the right to be called the young Sinatra, but give me time.

Samuel Gompers

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There is time enough for everything, in the course of the day, if you do but one thing at once; but there is not time enough in the year, if you will do two things at a time.

Samuel Gompers

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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.

Samuel Gompers

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Time and time again I was told that I would never make the film on time and never make it on budget. That kind of criticism tends to turn me into a great big motor of efficiency.

Samuel Gompers

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Those of you who can read I must beg you to read the Bible, and whenever you can get time, study the Bible, and if you can get no other time, spare some of your time from sleep, and learn what the mind and will of God is.

Samuel Gompers

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Time is the most precious element of human existence. The successful person knows how to put energy into time and how to draw success from time.

Samuel Gompers

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