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The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.
Henry David Thoreau

This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what to do with it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Little minds have little worries, big minds have no time for worries.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

We do not yet possess ourselves, and we know at the same time that we are much more.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine, a possession for all time.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Manners require time, and nothing is more vulgar than haste.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Dreams have only one owner at a time.
That's why dreamers are lonely.

Erma Bombeck 

 

For years my wedding ring has done its job. It has led me not into temptation. It has reminded my husband numerous times at parties that it's time to go home. It has been a source of relief to a dinner companion. It has been a status symbol in the maternity ward.
Erma Bombeck


I take a very practical view of raising children. I put a sign in each of their rooms: "Checkout Time is 18 years."
Erma Bombeck

Onion rings in the car cushions do not improve with time.
Erma Bombeck

Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.
W. Clement Stone

Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.
Dale Carnegie

Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire.
Dale Carnegie

Then not only an old man, but also a drunkard, becomes a second time a child.
Plato

Time, which alone makes the reputation of men, ends by making their defects respectable.
Voltaire

 

In this country it is a good thing to kill an admiral from time to time to encourage the others.
Voltaire

 

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