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You're under no obligation to be the same person you were 5 minutes ago. Alan Watts, philosopher
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Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently. Henry Ford, industrialist
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Never waste a minute thinking about people you don't like. Dwight D. Eisenhower, president
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Don't wait. The time will never be just right. Napoleon Hill, writer
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There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen. Vladimir Lenin, leader
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Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted. John Lennon, musician
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Waste no more time arguing about what a good person should be. Be one. Marcus Aurelius, emperor
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How foolish is man! He ruins the present while worrying about the future, but weeps in the future by recalling his past! Ali ibn Abi Talib, clergyman
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Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days. Zig Ziglar, author
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A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life. Charles Darwin, scientist
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Time is a created thing. To say 'I don't have time,' is like saying, 'I don't want to.' Lao Tzu, philosopher
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The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time. Bertrand Russell, philosopher
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The best way to pay for a lovely moment is to enjoy it. Richard Bach, novelist
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The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago. The second best time is now. Chinese Proverbs,
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There is nothing more powerful than an idea whose time has come. Victor Hugo, author
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We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives. John F. Kennedy, president
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One day you'll wake up and there won't be any more time to do the things you've always wanted Paulo Coelho, novelist
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The two most powerful warriors are patience and time. Leo Tolstoy, novelist
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Time is so limited. Don’t waste it trying to be someone else. Steve Jobs, businessman
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Time management is really a misnomer; the challenge is not to manage time, but to manage ourselves. Stephen Covey, businessman
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Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity. Hippocrates, scientist
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The flame that burns twice as bright burns half as long. Lao Tzu, philosopher
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The wisdom acquired with the passage of time is a useless gift unless you share it. Esther Williams, actress
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Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. Mark Twain, author
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Time is what prevents everything from happening at once. Albert Einstein, physicist
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How did it get so late so soon? Its night before its afternoon. December is here before its June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon? Dr. Seuss, writer
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My favorite things in life don't cost any money. It's really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time. Steve Jobs, businessman
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To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan, and not quite enough time. Leonard Bernstein, composer
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One doesn't discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time. Andre Gide, novelist
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Time crumbles things; everything grows old under the power of Time and is forgotten through the lapse of Time. Aristotle, philosopher
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An inch of time cannot be bought with an inch of gold. Chinese Proverbs,
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I have always been in the right place and time. Of course, I steered myself there. Bob Hope, comedian
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One thing you can't recycle is wasted time. Anonymous,
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Times have not become more violent. They have just become more televised. Marilyn Manson, musician
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Remember there’s no such thing as an unrealistic goal – just unrealistic time frames. Donald Trump, president
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You may delay, but time will not. Benjamin Franklin, politician
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The secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine. Mike Murdock, clergyman
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Not managing your time and making excuses are two bad habits. Don't put them both together by claiming you "don't have the time". Bo Bennett, entrepreneur
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We can be tired, weary and emotionally distraught, but after spending time alone with God, we find that He injects into our bodies energy, power and strength. Charles Stanley, clergyman
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Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely. Auguste Rodin, sculptor
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I don't want to waste anyone's time or money. I want to give people some truth and positive heart lift. Mos Def, musician
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I have a new philosophy. I'm only going to dread one day at a time. Charles M. Schulz, cartoonist
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The future rewards those who press on. I don't have time to feel sorry for myself. I don't have time to complain. I'm going to press on. Barack Obama, president
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Life is half spent before one knows what it is. Proverbs,
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I prefer peace. But if trouble must come, let it come in my time, so that my children can live in peace. Thomas Paine, writer
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We waste time looking for the perfect lover, instead of creating the perfect love. Tom Robbins, author
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It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength. Maya Angelou, poet
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Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going. Samuel Levenson,
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Nothing valuable can be lost by taking time. Abraham Lincoln, president
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Life is all about having a good time. Miley Cyrus, musician
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You are not a beautiful, unique snowflake... This is your life, and it's ending one minute at a time. Chuck Palahniuk, novelist
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Infinitely more important than sharing one's material wealth is sharing the wealth of ourselves - our time and energy, our passion and commitment, and, above all, our love. William E. Simon, public servant
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Punctuality is the thief of time Oscar Wilde, dramatist
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When things are bad, it's the best time to reinvent yourself. George Lopez, comedian
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Being funny is one of my greatest strengths. I can make girls smile when they're down, and when they're having a good time, I can carry on the joke. John Krasinski, actor
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Procrastination is the thief of time. Edward Young, poet
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Fantasy, if it's really convincing, can't become dated, for the simple reason that it represents a flight into a dimension that lies beyond the reach of time. Walt Disney Company,
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Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils. Hector Louis Berlioz,
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Time = Life, Therefore, waste your time and waste of your life, or master your time and master your life. Alan Lakein, businessman
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The hardest situation to stay happy in, I think, is when you're trying to find love, and yourself at the same time. It just doesn't seem to fit well. Sophia Bush, actress
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Time stays long enough for those who use it. Leonardo DaVinci, painter
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Monday is the key day of the week. Scottish Proverbs,
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And know that I am with you always; yes, to the end of time. Jesus Christ, leader
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Since you cannot do good to all, you are to pay special attention to those who, by the accidents of time, or place, or circumstances, are brought into closer connection with you. Augustine of Hippo, philosopher
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The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later; in a dictatorship you don't have to waste your time voting. Charles Bukowski, author
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Love makes time pass away and time makes love pass away. Proverbs,
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It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste. Henry Ford, industrialist
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You love what you find time to do. Source Unknown,
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Time is the wisest of all counselors. Plutarch, philosopher
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All the things that are worth doing, take time. Mos Def, musician
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Leadership to me means duty, honor, country. It means character, and it means listening from time to time. George W. Bush, president
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I recommend you to take care of the minutes, for the hours will take care of themselves. Lord Chesterfield, statesman
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Make a good use of the present. Horace, poet
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The time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself. Doug Coupland, author
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I took some me time. I think that's a really important thing to do for yourself, especially in this business. And now I feel like I'm in a really good, positive place in my life. Ashlee Simpson, musician
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Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness, no laziness, no procrastination: never put off till tomorrow what you can do today. Lord Chesterfield, statesman
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The difficult is what takes a little time; the impossible is what takes a little longer. Fridtjof Nansen, explorer
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There is time for work. And time for love. That leaves no other time. Coco Chanel, designer
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I have made the tough decisions, always with an eye toward the bottom line. Perhaps it's time America was run like a business. Donald Trump, president
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A man who dares to waste one hour of his life has not discovered the value of life. Charles Darwin, scientist
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Tell the truth, work hard, and come to dinner on time. Gerald R. Ford, president
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I think that everything is possible as long as you put your mind to it and you put the work and time into it. I think your mind really controls everything. Michael Phelps, swimmer
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Gay people are the sweetest, kindest, most artistic, warmest and most thoughtful people in the world. And since the beginning of time all they've ever been is kicked. Little Richard, musician
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When people divorce, it's always such a tragedy. At the same time, if people stay together it can be even worse. Monica Bellucci, actress
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The right time to dine is: for the rich man, when he is hungry; and for the poor, when he has something to eat. Mexican proverbs,
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One always has time enough, if one will apply it well. Johann von Goethe, writer
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Nothing is swifter than our years. Ovid, poet
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The infinite is in the finite of every instant. Source Unknown,
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The sweetest two words are 'next time.' The sourest word is 'if.' Chi Chi Rodriguez, athlete
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Soup is a lot like a family. Each ingredient enhances the others; each batch has its own characteristics; and it needs time to simmer to reach full flavor. Marge Kennedy,
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If you set out to be liked, you would be prepared to compromise on anything at any time, and you would achieve nothing. Margaret Thatcher, leader
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Persistence is the twin sister of excellence. One is a matter of quality the other, a matter of time. Marabel Morgan, author
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Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save. Will Rogers, actor
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We don't need lists of rights and wrongs, tables of do's and don'ts: we need books, time, and silence. Thou shalt not is soon forgotten, but Once upon a time lasts forever. Philip Pullman, writer
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Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it. M. Scott Peck, psychologist
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Your time on this earth is limited, don’t live someone else's life, live by your vision. Steve Jobs, businessman
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Time is the soul of business. English Proverbs,
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We must use time as a tool, not as a couch. John Fitzgerald Kennedy, president
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Time flies like an arrow, fruit flies like a banana. Groucho Marx, comedian
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Time is the devourer of all things. Ovid, poet
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One thing you can't recycle is wasted time Source Unknown,
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I'm becoming more and more myself with time. I guess that's what grace is. The refinement of your soul through time. Jewel, musician
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There are too many mediocre things in life to deal with. Love shouldn't be one of them. Anything less than extraordinary is a waste of my time. Jill Robinson,
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I never cut class. I loved getting A's, I liked being smart. I liked being on time. I thought being smart is cooler than anything in the world. Michelle Obama, first lady
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I think goals should never be easy, they should force you to work, even if they are uncomfortable at the time. Michael Phelps, swimmer
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The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function. F. Scott Fitzgerald, author
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Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time. Steven Wright, comedian
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Oh, God, I struggle with low self-esteem all the time! I think everyone does. I have so much wrong with me, it's unbelievable! Angelina Jolie, actress
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When Time is spent, Eternity begins. Helen Hunt Jackson, writer
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Faith and doubt cannot exist in the same mind at the same time, for one will dispel the other. Thomas S. Monson, clergyman
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To choose time is to save time. Francis Bacon, philosopher
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Time and tide wait for no man. Chaucer,
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If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find we have lost the future. Sir Winston Churchill, politician
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The best way to fill time is to waste it. Marguerite Duras, novelist
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Time is not measured by the passing of years, but by what one does, what one feels and what one achieves. Jawaharlal Nehru, leader
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Time discovered truth. Marcus Annaeus Seneca, rhetorician
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For time is the longest distance between two places. Tennessee (Thomas Lanier) Williams,
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Hide nothing, for time, which sees all and hears all, exposes all. Sophocles, poet
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People come in and out of our lives, and the true test of friendship is whether you can pick back up right where you left off the last time you saw each other. Lisa See, writer
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Prejudice is a great time saver. You can form opinions without having to get the facts. E. B. White, writer
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Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas. Calvin Coolidge, president
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Some people see things that are and ask, Why? Some people dream of things that never were and ask, Why not? Some people have to go to work and don't have time for all that. George Carlin, comedian
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Women are responsible for their children, they cannot sit back, waste time and see them starve. Wangari Maathai, activist
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We need to internalize this idea of excellence. Not many folks spend a lot of time trying to be excellent. Barack Obama, president
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Why kill time when one can employ it. Proverbs,
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Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of. Benjamin Franklin, politician
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Time stays, we go. H. L. Mencken, writer
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Time invested in improving ourselves cuts down on time wasted in disapproving of others. Source Unknown,
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Time cuts down all, both great and small. Source Unknown,
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In this business, by the time you realize you're in trouble, it's too late to save yourself. Unless you're running scared all the time, you're gone. Bill Gates, businessman
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My mom is always telling me it takes a long time to get to the top, but a short time to get to the bottom. Miley Cyrus, musician
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You can't be afraid to fail. It's the only way you succeed - you're not gonna succeed all the time, and I know that. LeBron James, athlete
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History will see advertising as one of the real evil things of our time. It is stimulating people constantly to want things, want this, want that. Malcolm Muggeridge, journalist
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The only time a woman really succeeds in changing a man is when he is a baby. Natalie Wood, actress
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Love doesn't just sit there, like a stone; it has to be made, like bread, remade all the time, made new. Ursula K. Le Guin, writer
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A round man cannot be expected to fit in a square hole right away. He must have time to modify his shape. Mark Twain, author
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I never think at all when I write. Nobody can do two things at the same time and do them both well. Horace, poet
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This is no time for ease and comfort. It is time to dare and endure. Winston Churchill, statesman
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In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time. Leonardo da Vinci, artist
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You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new. Steve Jobs, businessman
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Thank you for sending me a copy of your book. I'll waste no time reading it. Moses Hadas, writer
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Time and I against any two. Proverbs,
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If time is precious, no book that will not improve by repeated reading deserves to be read at all. Thomas Carlyle, philosopher
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This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what to do with it. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
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Time will explain it all. He is a talker, and needs no questioning before he speaks. Euripides, poet
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I must govern the clock, not be governed by it. Golda Meir, leader
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Neither can the wave that has passed by be recalled, nor the hour which has passed return again. Ovid, poet
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Time is the fairest and toughest judge. Edgar Quinet, historian
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You cannot kill time without injuring eternity. Henry David Thoreau, author
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It takes a long time to bring the past up to the present. Franklin D. Roosevelt, president
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