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Charles W. Chesnutt Quotes and Sayings

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There's time enough, but none to spare.
- Charles W. Chesnutt

Related topics: Time

Sins, like chickens, come home to roost.
- Charles W. Chesnutt

Impossibilities are merely things of which we have not learned,
or which we do not wish to happen.
- Charles W. Chesnutt

Those that set in motion the forces of evil cannot
always control them afterwards.
- Charles W. Chesnutt

 

As man sows, so shall he reap.
In works of fiction, such men are sometimes converted.
More often, in real life, they do not change their
natures until they are converted into dust.
- Charles W. Chesnutt

The workings of the human heart are the profoundest mystery of the universe.
One moment they make us despair of our kind,
and the next we see in them the reflection of the divine image.
- Charles W. Chesnutt

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

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Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher PHOTO

No good comes from hurrying.
- Yiddish Proverb PHOTO

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

The bad news is time flies.
The good news is you're the pilot.
- Michael Althsuler

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide PHOTO

Who forces time is pushed back by time;
who yields to time finds time on his side.
- The Talmud

There is only one time that is important - NOW!
It is the most important time because
it is the only time that we have any power.
- Leo Tolstoy

A time for work, a time for play -
balance in all things.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

You will never find time for anything.
If you want time you must make it.
- Charles Buxton

Find a time and place of solitude.
Look into the distance, and into the future.
Visualize the tomorrow you are going to build -
and begin to build that tomorrow, today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

The way lies in softness and patience,
as the softest water cuts through the hardest rock.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To say "too busy" is merely
to say "confused priorities."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do you feel stuck?
Whether in a project, a job, a relationship,
or some other situation,
there is a time for perseverance,
and a time for letting go and moving on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

When you feel the need to hurry,
remember that everything in life is a CHOICE.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Urgent? Why?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time
like dew on the tip of a leaf.
- Rabindranath Tagore

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

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Nelson Mandela

Every time you smile at someone,
it is an action of love,
a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.
- Mother Teresa

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.
The most certain way to succeed
is always to try just one more time.
- Thomas A. Edison

When you think you're out of time,
smile, and turn back the clock.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Your time is limited,
so don't waste it living someone else's life.
- Steve Jobs

Service is the rent we pay for being.
It is the very purpose of life,
and not something you do in your spare time.
- Marion Wright Edelman

The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools,
but the gentle touches of air and water
working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.
- Henry David Thoreau

The wise man looks back into the past,
and does not grieve over what is far off,
nor rejoice over what is near;
for he knows that time is without end.
- Lao Tzu

When I am getting ready to reason with a man,
I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself
and what I am going to say
and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say.
- Abraham Lincoln

Instead of worrying about what people say of you,
why not spend time trying to accomplish
something they will admire.
- Dale Carnegie

That old law about "an eye for an eye" leaves everybody blind.
The time is always right to do the right thing.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Hatred does not cease through hatred at any time.
Hatred ceases through love.
This is an unalterable law.
- The Buddha

The River of Life knows no obstacles.
The River can cut through solid rock - in its own time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
You give your own meaning to time, as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of others' opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
And most important, have the courage
to follow your heart and intuition.
They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
Everything else is secondary.
- Steve Jobs

In order to discover new lands,
one must be willing to lose sight
of the shore for a very long time.
- Anonymous

The River of Life can cut through solid rock - in its own time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine,
a possession for all time.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

This is our moment, this is our time.
- Bono

If patience is worth anything,
it must endure to the end of time.
And a living faith will last
in the midst of the blackest storm.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Embrace your uniqueness.
Time is much too short to be
living someone else's life.
- Kobi Yamada

Nurturing is not complex.
It's simply being tuned in to the thing or person before you
and offering small gestures toward what it needs at that time.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We are all different - and we are all one.
Take time to understand, and to appreciate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A sloth lives a pretty good life, s-l-o-w-l-y.
Maybe we have something to learn from him.
Some days, being sloth-like may be just what you need
to avoid being consumed by urgency.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Spend some time alone every day.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Time expands like a brightly colored balloon
when it is filled with joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you're doing your best,
you won't have any time to worry about failure.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

There comes a time when the mind
takes a higher plane of knowledge
but can never prove how it got there.
- Albert Einstein

Spend time every day listening to what your muse is trying to tell you.
- Saint Bartholomew

We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all of our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time
- T. S. Eliot

I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles;
but today it means getting along with people.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Time stays long enough for anyone who will use it.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Once you have mastered time,
you will understand how true it is that
most people overestimate what
they can accomplish in a year -
and underestimate what
they can achieve in a decade!
- Tony Robbins

He who spends time regretting the past,
loses the present and risks the future.
- Quevedo

Let the refining and improving of your own life
keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Does thou love life? Then do not squander time;
for that's the stuff life is made of.
- Benjamin Franklin

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.
Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
- Marie Curie

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
- Mother Teresa

Gardening is all about optimism.
I put a seed in the ground.
I consistently tend it,
confident I will see the results, in time,
of the nurture I have provided.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Procrastination is the thief of time.
- Edward Young

The hardest part is what to leave behind, ... It's time to let go!
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Little minds have little worries,
big minds have no time for worries.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I'm becoming more and more myself with time.
I guess that's what grace is.
The refinement of your soul through time.
- Jewel

I think we dream so we don't have to be apart for so long.
If we're in each other's dreams, we can be together all the time.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)


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