“Timeless Words” – 23 famous quotes unveiling the secret of time


look to the cycle, not the progression

From rock ‘n roll icons to religious leaders;
From ancient philosophers to 20th century scientists;
From inventors & poets to politicians & social reformers;

The mystery of time has been revealed to us through a series of clues left behind by history’s most influential figures. It’s been easy to overlook the common theme across such an uncommon group – UNTIL NOW!

The most renowned and wise of our kind all spoke about “time”. Think about the themes you see, as the sayings from 23 of these individuals are brought together in a timely verse of their timeless words.

Timeless Words

some say time is like a river; if so, most don’t go with the flow of it;
as we fear the future, frozen-stiff; or get stuck in the past, motionless.
although history has told us this; only time will tell if we notice its notices;
so behold the timely wisdom in the timeless quotes of those who’ve spoke to it:
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Mark Twain had noted that being flattered on youthful looks is a sign of getting old;
Chinese Proverbs hold “an inch of time cannot be bought with an inch of gold.”
“one company can serve some of your needs all of the time,” Lincoln wrote,
“or all of your needs some of the time……….……… but never both!”
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“time is what we want most, but use worst.” to pen the words of William Penn;
“the years teach much the days never know.” a lesson learned by Emerson.
“yesterday’s gone; tomorrow’s not come.” Mother Teresa said with a grin,
as she continued, to this end: “we have only today, let us begin.”
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“time is the wisest counselor of all…” taught the wise Pericles of ancient Greece;
while Edgar Allen Poe insisted we’d see our present existence as a dream.
“the moment has no time”, da Vinci beamed…. and even Gandhi agreed;
as he decreed “there’s more to life than simply increasing its speed.”
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Edison believed it’s true that time’s our only capital & is the one we can’t afford to lose;
“How did it get so late so soon?” came a question from the rhetoric of Dr. Seuss.
“Time is a created thing…..….” responded the founder of Taoism, Lao Tzu;
“Time is an illusion”, the great mind of Einstein would also conclude.
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Pink Floyd made Time; Green Day wished for the time of your life;
both of which well after the Rolling Stones first had time on their side.
“use time as a tool, not as a couch!”” said JFK, sharing years of insight;
“better 3 hours too soon than a minute too late,” a great Shakespearean cite.
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Henry Ford claimed “most people get ahead during the time others waste.”
“Every day is one less day.” Tom Ford added after……but fashionably late
“You may delay but time will not.” Ben Franklin would state to the states;
pleading, “never leave ’till tomorrow which you can do today.”
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“We must use time creatively,” persuaded Martin Luther King
“…..and forever realize that the time is always hope to do great things.”

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