Time

Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Page

“This time the struggle is for our freedom, this time the struggle is for our independence!”

- Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Source/Notes: This time the struggle is for our freedom (1971)
Albert Einstein Page

“Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder, to search for the truth. Have holy curiosity. Make your life worth living.”

- Albert Einstein

Source/Notes: Einstein and the Poet (1983)
Steve Jobs Page

“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

Source/Notes: Address at Stanford University (2005) - youtube.com/watch?v=UF8uR6Z6KLc
Bruce Lee Page

“If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is made up of.”

- Bruce Lee

Source/Notes: Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Living (2000) edited by John Little, Part I: On First Principles. Similar to: izquotes.com/quote/65318
Maya Angelou Page

“When someone shows you who they are believe them; the first time.”

- Maya Angelou

Source/Notes: As quoted by Oprah Winfrey - Oprah's Thank You Game

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Henry Van Dyke Page

“Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity.”

- Henry Van Dyke

Source/Notes: Time is too slow for those who wait (1905). Variant: "... but for those who love, time is not."
Tecumseh Page

“When your time comes to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with fear of death, so that when their time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over again in a different way. Sing your death song, and die like a hero going home.”

- Tecumseh

Abraham Lincoln Page

“You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.”

- Abraham Lincoln

Source/Notes: According to "The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln: 1858-1860" (Rutgers University Press, 1953), "tradition has come to attribute to the Clinton speeches [September 1858 speech in Clinton, Illinois] one of Lincoln's most famous utterances..." - Although, according to "They Never Said It : A Book of Fake Quotes, Misquotes, and Misleading Attributions" (Oxford University Press, May 18, 1989), there is no substantial evidence to support the attribution.
Steve Jobs Page

“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

Source/Notes: Attributed
Napoleon Hill Page

“Do not wait; the time will never be just right. Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.”

- Napoleon Hill

Source/Notes: Think and Grow Rich (1938)

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Johnny Cash Page

“You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don't try to forget the mistakes, but you don't dwell on it. You don't let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space.”

- Johnny Cash

Martin Niemoller Page

“In Germany they came first for the Communist, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Communist. Then they came for the Jews, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Jew. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a trade unionist. Then they came for the Catholics, and I didn't speak up because I was a Protestant. Then they came for me, and by that time no one was left to speak up.”

- Martin Niemoller

Mahatma Gandhi Page

“When I despair, I remember that all through history the ways of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants, and murderers, and for a time they can seem invincible, but in the end they always fall. Think of it--always.”

- Mahatma Gandhi

Euripides Page

“Love makes the time pass. Time makes love pass.”

- Euripides

Source/Notes: Attributed. Also presented as a Proverb in books from the 19th century or attributed to Poincelot.
Aristotle Page

“Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy.”

- Aristotle

Source/Notes: Nicomachean Ethics, Book II, 1109.a27

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Nelson Mandela Page

“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”

- Nelson Mandela

Source/Notes: Long Walk to Freedom (1995). Actually Mandela used the words of Oliver Goldsmith: izquotes.com/quote/376045
Paulo Coelho Page

“It's always easy to blame others. You can spend your entire life blaming the world, but your successes or failures are entirely your own responsibility. You can try to stop time, but it's a complete waste of energy.”

- Paulo Coelho

Source/Notes: Aleph (2011)