Quotes about Time

And you run and you run to catch up with the sun but it’s sinking.
Racing around to come up behind you again.
The sun is the same in a relative way but you’re older.
Shorter of breath and one day closer to death.
– – – Pink Floyd “Time”

Lost, yesterday, somewhere between sunrise and sunset, two golden hours, each set with sixty diamond minutes. No reward is offered for they are gone forever.
– – – Horace Mann
[I have always liked this because it’s in one of the Laura Ingalls books. I’m not sure “like” is the right word, exactly, but I have never forgotten it.]

“Veritum dies aperit” (Time discovers the truth)
Seneca De Ira

No one can possibly know what is about to happen: it is happening, each time, for the first time, for the only time.
(James Baldwin (1924-1987), U.S. author. (First published 1976). “The Devil Finds Work,” sect. 1, The Price Of The Ticket (1985).)

Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils. Louis Hector Berlioz

“Great artists treasure their time with a bitter and snarling miserliness.”
Catherine Drinker Bowen

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