As the seconds of our lives are ticking away, you have to realize that life needs to be an adventure.— Hans Zimmer
Cheerful Tick quotations
I did not want to live out my life in the strenuous effort to hold a ghost world together. It was plain as the stars that time herself moved in grand tidal sweeps rather than the tick-tocks we suffocate within, and that I must reshape myself to fully inhabit the earth rather than dawdle in the sump of my foibles.
Life is like riding in a taxi. Whether you are going anywhere or not, the meter keeps ticking.
There ain't no ticks like poly-ticks. Bloodsuckers all.
Time management is an oxymoron. Time is beyond our control, and the clock keeps ticking regardless of how we lead our lives. Priority management is the answer to maximizing the time we have.
Do men have a biological clock? I feel like I do. Something is definitely ticking!
Time passes. Even when it seems impossible. Even when each tick of the second hand aches like the pulse of blood behind a bruise. It passes unevenly, in strange lurches and dragging lulls, but pass it does. Even for me.
Poly means more than one, and ticks are bloodsucking parasites.
Listen, real poetry doesn't say anything;
it just ticks off the possibilities. Opens all doors. You can walk through anyone that suits you.
Tick tock, this is a clock.
They are born, put in a box; they go home to live in a box; they study by ticking boxes; they go to what is called "work" in a box, where they sit in their cubicle box; they drive to the grocery store in a box to buy food in a box; they talk about thinking "outside the box"; and when they die they are put in a box.
When you turn from one room to the next, when your animal senses no longer perceive the sounds of the dishwasher, the ticking clock, the smell of a chicken roasting - the kitchen and all its seemingly discrete bits dissolve into nothingness - or into waves of probability.
But however secure and well-regulated civilized life may become, bacteria, Protozoa, viruses, infected fleas, lice, ticks, mosquitoes, and bedbugs will always lurk in the shadows ready to pounce when neglect, poverty, famine, or war lets down the defenses.
Why should I worry about the biological clock ticking? Saif is 10 years older. He should be worried.
It's terrible to allow conventional habits to gain a hold on a whole household;
to eat, sleep and live by clock ticks.
Time is of your own making; Its clock ticks in your head. The moment you stop thought Time too stops dead.
The clock is ticking. It's time to stand up. Reject the lesser evil and that propaganda. Reject the lesser evil. Fight for the greater good like our lives depend on it, because they do. We're running out of time. It's time to stand up.
Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by.
The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.
The weird, weird thing about devastating loss is that life actually goes on.
When you're faced with a tragedy, a loss so huge that you have no idea how you can live through it, somehow, the world keeps turning, the seconds keep ticking.
No history is mute. No matter how much they own it, break it, and lie about it, human history refuses to shut its mouth. Despite deafness and ignorance, the time that was continues to tick inside the time that is.
We're living in primate heaven. We're warm, dry, we're not hungry, we don't have fleas and ticks and infections. So why are we so miserable?
And like most middle-aged people who hear the clock ticking in their lives, I had come to resent a waste or theft of my time that was greater than any theft of my goods or money.
The confirmed man of trout should resolve to get along with wood ticks.
Any other procedure would fail because the wood tick is determined to get along with trout fishermen.
You have to cherish things in a different way when you know the clock is ticking, you are under pressure.
People with Tourettes.....What makes them tick?
For Reason, ruling alone, is a force confining;
and Passion, unattended, is a flame that burns to its own destruction.
By exploring the political and moral colorings of discoveries about what makes us tick, we can have a more honest science and a less fearful intellectual milieu.
Downloading a Tamagotchi egg onto my phone is possibly the loudest my biological clock has ever ticked.
Other than the bombs they strap to their chests, Ive got no idea what makes the Palestinians tick.
There is a very special place in the Australian psyche for sport.
It is one of the pillars of the Australian way of life. You don't really understand what makes the Australian nation tick unless you understand the great affection Australians have for sport.
The past is an old armchair in the attic, the present an ominous ticking sound, and the future is anybody's guess.
I don't know whether we will find ourselves in the cross hairs, pulled by the short hairs, or just trying to find the next inane hairstyle. But change is coming; it is inevitable. It is as steady and reliable as a ticking clock.
Remember tonight...for it's the beginning of forever. - Dante Alighieri
I could see myself still swimming because I'm really enjoying the sport.
But at the same time I have this biological clock that is ticking.
I wanted to play the part that Mary Kay played, the lawyer who wanted to have baby and felt her clock ticking, because it was something I could relate to.