„A repetition is the re-enactment of past experience toward the end of isolating the time segment which has lapsed in order that it, the lapsed time, can be savored of itself and without the usual adulteration of events that clog time like peanuts in brittle.“
— Walker Percy Southern philosophical novelist 1916 - 1990
„The elements, though they can be changed, cannot be destroyed. Again, everything destructible is changed by time and grows old. But the world through all these years has remained utterly unchanged.“
— Sallustius Roman philosopher and writer
XVII. That the World is by nature Eternal.
„A Time For Prayer
"In times of war and not before,
God and the soldier we adore.
But in times of peace and all things righted,
God is forgotten and the soldier slighted."
— Rudyard Kipling English short-story writer, poet, and novelist 1865 - 1936
„Time stands still for man and woman alike, it is a good moment, because Time usually makes everything worse, poor people grow old, rich people can buy a little time but they can'hold it up for good, it always catches up with them. In the last analysis, Time is democratic.“
— Elfriede Jelinek Austrian writer 1946
— Robert Herrick 17th-century English poet and cleric 1591 - 1674
"Ceremonies for Candlemas Eve".
— William Morris author, designer, and craftsman 1834 - 1896
Context: Noble the house was, nor seemed built for war, But rather like the work of other days, When men, in better peace than now they are, Had leisure on the world around to gaze, And noted well the past times' changing ways; And fair with sculptured stories it was wrought, By lapse of time unto dim ruin brought.
— Oliver Goldsmith, The Vicar of Wakefield
„If you shut up truth and bury it under the ground, it will but grow, and gather to itself such explosive power that the day it bursts through it will blow up everything in its way.“
— Emile Zola French writer (1840-1902) 1840 - 1902
As quoted in Dreyfus : His Life and Letters (1937) edited by Pierre Dreyfus, p. 175.
„But now the seeds are planted and the gates are opened wide
The old ways are forgotten there is no place left to hide
And the legacy I'm leaving you is not very hard to find
You'll see it all around you at this crossroads of time
In the sweet soil its a growing at the crossroads of time“
— Gordon Lightfoot Canadian singer-songwriter 1938
Crossroads, Track 4, United Artists
„There is time enough for everything, in the course of the day, if you do but one thing at once; but there is not time enough in the year, if you will do two things at a time.“
— Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield British statesman and man of letters 1694 - 1773
14 April 1747