Poetic Quotes: TIME

The innocent and the beautiful Have no enemy but time.”-Wiliam Butler Yeats

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Time is the substance from which I am made. Time is a river which carries me along, but I am the river; it is a tiger that devours me, but I am the tiger; it is a fire that consumes me, but I am the fire.

– – – Jorge Louis Borges

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Suspect each moment, for it is a thief, tiptoeing away with more than it brings. JOHN UPDIKE, A Month of Sundays

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Indifferent to the affairs of men, time runs out, precise, heedless, exact, and immutable in rhythm.

ERWIN SYLVANUS, Dr. Korczak and the Children

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All that really belongs to us is time; even he who has nothing else has that.
Baltasar Gracian

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Time flies and draws us with it. The moment in which I am speaking is already far from me.
Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux

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Time, whose tooth gnaws away at everything else, is powerless against truth.
Thomas Huxley

As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.
Henry David Thoreau

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