A man may speak very well in the House of Commons, and fail very completely in the House of Lords. There are two distinct styles requisite: I intend, in the course of my career, if I have time, to give a specimen of both.
- Benjamin Disraeli
The worst time to have a heart attack is during a game of charades.
- Demetri Martin
A big man has no time really to do anything but just sit and be big.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
If I had permitted my failures, or what seemed to me at the time a lack of success, to discourage me I cannot see any way in which I would ever have made progress.
- Calvin Coolidge
Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time; serenity, that nothing is.
- Thomas Szasz
If you start using a medication in a person with autism, you should see an obvious improvement in behavior in a short period of time. If you do not see an obvious improvement, they probably should not be taking the stuff. It is that simple.
- Temple Grandin
What usually happens in the educational process is that the faculties are dulled, overloaded, stuffed and paralyzed so that by the time most people are mature they have lost their innate capabilities.
- R. Buckminster Fuller
For me, forgiveness and compassion are always linked: how do we hold people accountable for wrongdoing and yet at the same time remain in touch with their humanity enough to believe in their capacity to be transformed?
- Bell Hooks
Time will bring to light whatever is hidden; it will cover up and conceal what is now shining in splendor.
People wish to learn to swim and at the same time to keep one foot on the ground.
- Marcel Proust
We shall never get people whose time is money to take much interest in atoms.
- Samuel Butler
I believe I can even yet remember when I saw the stars for the first time.
- Max Muller
I can remember being home from school with tonsillitis and writing stories in bed to pass the time.
- Stephen King
Meanwhile, fears of universal disaster sank to an all time low over the world.
- Isaac Asimov
I never think at all when I write. Nobody can do two things at the same time and do them both well.
Time is the only critic without ambition.
- John Steinbeck
Being right half the time beats being half-right all the time.
- Malcolm Forbes
Let your enemies be disarmed by the gentleness of your manner, but at the same time let them feel, the steadiness of your resentment.
- Lord Chesterfield
My family and I would never receive royalties on the revenue that my materials brought into the church; materials that were created on our own personal time.
- Robert H. Schuller
It is the hour to be drunken! to escape being the martyred slaves of time, be ceaselessly drunk. On wine, on poetry, or on virtue, as you wish.
- Charles Baudelaire
It is odd but agitation or contest of any kind gives a rebound to my spirits and sets me up for a time.
- Lord Byron
An artist is an artist only because of his exquisite sense of beauty, a sense which shows him intoxicating pleasures, but which at the same time implies and contains an equally exquisite sense of all deformities and all disproportion.
- Charles Baudelaire
Mail your packages early so the post office can lose them in time for Christmas.
- Johnny Carson
Money and time are the heaviest burdens of life, and... the unhappiest of all mortals are those who have more of either than they know how to use.
- Samuel Johnson
No great idea in its beginning can ever be within the law. How can it be within the law? The law is stationary. The law is fixed. The law is a chariot wheel which binds us all regardless of conditions or place or time.
- Emma Goldman
There is no greater harm than that of time wasted.
We know in New York we have several million at any one time who are in New York illegally.
- Hillary Clinton
A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterward.
- Jean Paul
The greatest friend of truth is Time, her greatest enemy is Prejudice, and her constant companion is Humility.
- Charles Caleb Colton
For a long time, I thought I was ugly and disfigured. This made me shy and timid, and I often reacted to insults that were not intended.
- Alice Walker
Time rushes towards us with its hospital tray of infinitely varied narcotics, even while it is preparing us for its inevitably fatal operation.
- Tennessee Williams
It is also said of me that I now and then contradict myself. Yes, I improve wonderfully as time goes on.
- George Jean Nathan
Voting is a right best exercised by people who have taken time to learn about the issues.
- Tony Snow
In time, we shall be in a position to bestow on South Africa the greatest possible gift - a more human face.
- Steven Biko
It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying is not of importance, it lasts so short a time.
- Samuel Johnson