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Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

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Our lives are universally shortened by our ignorance.
- Herbert Spencer

One of the fellows called me 'Cyclone' but finally
shortened it to 'Cy' and its been that ever since.
- Cy Young

The ship was masted according to the proportion of the navy;
but on my application the masts were shortened,
as I thought them too much for her, considering the nature of the voyage.
- William Bligh

 

Talent is nothing but a prolonged period of attention
and a shortened period of mental assimilation.
- Konstantin Stanislavisky

Kennedy did not have to run the risk of having his
ideas and his words shortened and adulterated by a correspondent.
This was the television era, not only in campaigning,
but in holding the presidency.
- Hugh Sidey

We then took a shortened version of what we'd been doing in the pubs,
with the best gags and things like that,
out to cabaret clubs and things in the north of England for six weeks.
And we became a big success.
- Neil Innes

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I don't believe medical discoveries are doing much to advance human life.
As fast as we create ways to extend it we are inventing ways to shorten it.
- Christiaan Barnard

A sailing ship is no democracy; you don't caucus a
crew as to where you'll go anymore than you inquire
when they'd like to shorten sail.
- Sterling Hayden

But I was also a big mouth, I started to develop a
troubled relationship with Harry Shorten.
- Gil Kane

In approaching our subject it will be best,
without attempting to shorten the path by referring
to famous theories of the drama,
to start directly from the facts, and to collect from
them gradually an idea of Shakespearean Tragedy.
- Andrew Coyle Bradley

If we carry on filling up the calendar,
we keep on pushing the athlete, we shorten the athletes longevity.
The risk is to shorten a career that could have lasted
10 years because the athlete is burnt out.
- Alberto Juantorena

It is the work of fancy to enlarge, but of judgment to shorten and contract;
and therefore this must be as far above the other as
judgment is a greater and nobler faculty than fancy or imagination.
- Robert South

To make pleasures pleasant shortens them.
- Charles Buxton

A good system shortens the road to the goal.
- Orison Swett Marden

You'll find as you grow older that you weren't born
such a great while ago after all.
The time shortens up.
- William Dean Howells

Nothing shortens a journey so pleasantly as an account
of misfortunes at which the hearer is permitted to laugh.
- Quentin Crisp

Time is shortening.
But every day that I challenge this cancer and survive is a victory for me.
- Ingrid Bergman

Although it hath pleased God to hasten my death by you,
by whom my life should rather have been lengthened,
yet can I patiently take it, that I yield God more
hearty thanks for shortening my woeful days.
- Jane Grey

Second issue is the rapidly accelerating increase in
the number of vulnerabilities that get discovered every day.
And, equally importantly, is the shortening of time
between the discovery of the vulnerability and the release of an exploit.
- John W. Thompson

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

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

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

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

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

No good comes from hurrying.
- Yiddish Proverb

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Urgent? Why?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

Keep moving. Don't stop. But don't rush.
Don't race around.
Sure and steady gets you there every time.
- Neale Donald Walsch

Put some distance between yourself
and whatever is concerning you.
Distance in space or time
always creates a new perspective.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This is no time for ease and comfort.
It is time to dare and endure.
- Winston Churchill

The time is always right to do what is right.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
- John F. Kennedy

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.
- Thomas Jefferson

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

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.

Every time you hear a bell ring,
it means that some angel's just got his wings.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

We must use time creatively.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We must use time as a tool, not as a crutch.
- John F. Kennedy

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

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

No idea is so outlandish that it should not be considered
with a searching but at the same time a steady eye.
- Winston Churchill

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time,
for that is the stuff that life is made of.
- Benjamin Franklin

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

Take time to laugh.
It is the music of the soul.
Take time to think.
It is the source of power.
Take time to play.
It is the source of perpetual youth.
Take time to read.
It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to pray.
It is the greatest power on Earth.
Take time to love and be loved.
It is a God-given privilege.
Take time to be friendly.
It is the road to happiness.
Take time to give.
It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to work.
It is the price of success.
- Anonymous

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

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

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

The sum of wisdom is that
time is never lost that is devoted to work.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

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

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)

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

There may be times when we are powerless
to prevent injustice, but there must never
be a time when we fail to protest.
- Elie Wiesel

Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection,
not in books alone, but in every leaf in spring-time.
- Martin Luther

Take time to sharpen the saw.
- Steven Covey

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


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