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When My Country, Into Which I Had Just Set My Foot, Was Set On Fire About My Ears, It Was Time To Stir. It Was Time For Every Man To Stir.
~ Thomas Paine, Common Sense
Dans Ce Pays-ci Il Est Bon De Tuer De Temps En Temps Un Amiral Pour Encourager Les Autres. In This Country England It Is Thought Well To Kill An Admiral From Time To Time To Encourage The Others. From Candide.
~ Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Sex: The Thing That Takes Up The Least Amount Of Time And Causes The Most Amount Of Trouble.
~ John Barrymore
You Cannot Hope To Build A Better World Without Improving The Individuals. To That End Each Of Us Must Work For His Own Improvement, And At The Same Time Share A General Responsibility For All Humanity, Our Particular Duty Being To Aid Those To Whom We Think We Can Be Most Useful.
~ Marie Curie
The Odds Against There Being A Bomb On A Plane Are A Million To One, And Against Two Bombs A Million Times A Million To One. Next Time You Fly, Cut The Odds And Take A Bomb.
~ Benny Hill
We Have So Much Time And So Little To Do. Strike That, Reverse It.
~ Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Wisdom Born Of Experience Should Tell Us That War Is Obsolete. There May Have Been A Time When War Served As A Negative Good By Preventing The Spread And Growth Of An Evil Force... If We Assume That Life Is Worth Living, If We Assume That Mankind Has The Right To Survive, Then We Must Find An Alternative To War.
~ Martin Luther King Jr., The Christmas Sermon On Peace in on Dec 24, 1967
History Does Not Record Anywhere At Any Time A Religion That Has Any Rational Basis. Religion Is A Crutch For People Not Strong Enough To Stand Up To The Unknown Without Help. But, Like Dandruff, Most People Do Have A Religion And Spend Time And Money On It And Seem To Derive Considerable Pleasure From Fiddling With It.
~ Robert Heinlein, Time Enough for Love (1972)
They Were So Strong In Their Beliefs That There Came A Time When It Hardly Mattered What Exactly Those Beliefs Were; They All Fused Into A Single Stubbornness.
~ Louise Erdrich
I Still Believe In Liberalism Today As Much As I Ever Did, But, Oh, There Was A Happy Time When I Believed In Liberals...
~ G. K. Chesterton
An Unhurried Sense Of Time Is In Itself A Form Of Wealth.
~ Bonnie Friedman, in New York Times
Let Your Life Lightly Dance On The Edges Of Time Like Dew On The Tip Of A Leaf.
~ Rabindranath Tagore