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❝My philosophy
like colour TV
is all there
in black and white❞
Monty Python

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Always and never are two words you should always remember never to use.
Wendell Johnson (1906-1965)

Between too early and too late, there is never more than a moment.
Franz Werfel (1890-1945)

Constipation is timeless, but diarrhoea waits for no man.

Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.
Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)

How long a minute is depends upon which side of the bathroom door you're on.

In times like these, it helps to recall that there have always been times like these.

It doesn't necessarily happen in chronological order.
Douglas Adams (1952-2001)

Let others praise ancient times; I am glad I was born in these.
Ovid (43 BCE-17 CE)

Men talk of killing time, while time quietly kills them.
Dion Boucicault (1820-1890)

Monday is an awful way to spend one seventh of your life.

Most things, except agriculture, can wait.
Jawaharlal Nehru (1889-1964)

Punctuality is the thief of time.
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

Punctuality is the virtue of the bored.
Evelyn Waugh (1903-1966)

Segal's Law: A man with a watch knows what time it is; a man with two watches is never sure.

The speed of time is one second per second.

The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate it.

There is a time and a place for everything unless you're trying to park a car.

There is never enough time, unless you're serving it.
Malcolm Forbes (1919-1990)

There is no future in time travel.

Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.
Hector Berlioz (1803-1869)

Time is nature's way of keeping everything from happening at once.

Today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.

Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.

We drift down time clutching at straws. But what good's a brick to a drowning man?
Tom Stoppard (1937- )

We exchange time for objects, in hopes of gaining something that will endure.

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