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It’s About Time October 22, 2014

Joyous

A single day is enough to make us a little larger.
– Paul Klee

Complex

Time makes heroes but dissolves celebrities.
– Daniel J. Boorstin

Cautionary

All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages.
– William Shakespeare

It’s About Time October 15, 2014

Joyous

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

Complex

By the time we’ve made it, we’ve had it.
– Malcolm Forbes

Cautionary

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

It’s About Time October 1, 2014

Joyous

There is never enough time, unless you’re serving it.
– Malcolm Forbes

Complex

Time cools, time clarifies; no mood can be maintained quite unaltered through the course of hours.
– Mark Twain

Cautionary

If we take care of the moments, the years will take care of themselves.
– Maria Edgeworth

It’s About Time September 24, 2014

Joyous

Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
– Douglas Adams

Complex

Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come.
– Robert H. Schuller

Cautionary

Hide nothing, for time, which sees all and hears all, exposes all.
– Sophocles

It’s About Time September 17, 2014

Joyous

An unhurried sense of time is in itself a form of wealth.
– Bonnie Friedman

Complex

Ruin has taught me to ruminate,
That Time will come and take my love away.
This thought is as a death, which cannot choose
But weep to have that which it fears to lose.
– William Shakespeare

Cautionary

People who cannot find time for recreation are obliged sooner or later to find time for illness.
– John Wanamaker

It’s About Time September 10, 2014

Joyous

The trouble with being punctual is that nobody’s there to appreciate it.
– Franklin P. Jones

Complex

Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save.
– Will Rogers

Cautionary

Time goes, you say? Ah, no! alas, time stays, we go.
– Henry Austin Dobson

It’s About Time September 3, 2014

Joyous

The only thing wrong with immortality is that it tends to go on forever.
– Herb Caen

Complex

Time is just something that we assign. You know, past, present, it’s just all arbitrary. Most Native Americans, they don’t think of time as linear; in time, out of time, I never have enough time, circular time, the Stevens wheel. All moments are happening all the time.
– Robin Green and Mitchell Burgess

Cautionary

Work is hard. Distractions are plentiful. And time is short.
– Adam Hochschild