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Accept it

Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it.
Eckhart Tolle

Best and worst times
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.
Charles Dickens

Clocks slay time
Clocks slay time... time is dead as long as it is being clicked off by little wheels; only when the clock stops does time come to life.
William Faulkner

Controling the past
He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.
George Orwell

Created thing
Time is a created thing. To say 'I don't have time,' is like saying, 'I don't want to.'
Lao Tzu

Don't miss the Now
Everything comes in time
Everything comes in time to those who can wait.
Francois Rabelais

Fascinated
I'm fascinated by the fact that we can't grasp anything about time.
Anthony Hopkins

Growing up
Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.
Chili Davis

It continues
Many a trip continues long after movement in time and space have ceased.
John Steinbeck

It doesn't matter
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
Mark Twain

It ripens all things
It is my feeling that Time ripens all things; with Time all things are revealed; Time is the father of truth.
Francois Rabelais

Lost time
Lost time is never found again.
Benjamin Franklin

Mastering time
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

Picture of the future
Present time
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

Quiet time
Finding some quiet time in your life, I think, is hugely important.
Mariel Hemingway

Sooner or later
Everything happens to everybody sooner or later if there is time enough.
George Bernard Shaw

Succession of changes
Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own; and from morning to night, as from the cradle to the grave, it is but a succession of changes so gentle and easy that we can scarcely mark their progress.
Charles Dickens

The father of truth
It is my feeling that Time ripens all things; with Time all things are revealed; Time is the father of truth.
Francois Rabelais

The future
The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.
Abraham Lincoln

The mind that is wise
The mind that is wise mourns less for what age takes away; than what it leaves behind.
William Wordsworth

The most precious resource
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

The only critic
Time is the only critic without ambition.
John Steinbeck

Thinking about a thing
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
Bruce Lee

Time is limited
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.
Steve Jobs

Transformed
Time has been transformed, and we have changed; it has advanced and set us in motion; it has unveiled its face, inspiring us with bewilderment and exhilaration.
Khalil Gibran

What makes it so important?
It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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