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920. Time is precious, but truth is more precious than time. (Truth & Time) Benjamin Disraeli
119,648. I had only a little time left and I didn’t want to waste it on God. Albert Camus, The Stranger
1,156. Before the beginning of years
There came to the making of man
Time, with a gift of tears;
Grief, with a glass than ran. (Life’s Like That & Time & Grief) Algernon Charles Swinburne, Atalanta in Calydon 1865
91,118. Time is the nurse and breeder of all good. William Shakespeare, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, III i 242, Proteus to Valentine
1,185. The time of life is short. (Life’s Like That & Time) William Shakespeare, I Henry IV V ii 81, Hotspur
1,186. But thought’s the slave of life, and life time’s fool;
And time, that takes survey of all the world,
Must have a stop. (Life’s Like That & Think & Time) ibid.
46,059. I wasted time and now doth time waste me. (Shakespeare & Time & Waste & Decay) The Hollow Crown: Richard II, BBC 2012, starring Ben Whishaw & Rory Kinnear & Patrick Stewart & David Suchet & David Morrissey & Lindsay Duncan & Tom Hughes & James Purefoy & Clemence Poesy & Ferdinand Kinsley et al, director Rupert Goold, Bollingbroke, Richard II
91,121. How long a time lies in one little word!
Four lagging winters and four wanton springs
End in a word; such is the breath of kings. William Shakespeare, Richard II I iii 213
91,122. O! call back yesterday, bid time return. ibid. III ii 69
46,092. I see no reason why thou shouldst be so superfluous as to demand the time of day. (Shakespeare & Time) Henry IV I 2012 starring Roger Allam & Oliver Cotton & Jamie Parker & Joseph Timms & Sam Crane & Jason Baughan & Patrick Brennan & William Gaunt & Christopher Godwin & Daon Broni et al, director Dominic Dromgoole, Globe Theatre Sky Arts, Hal to Falstaff
91,116. Fleet the time carelessly, as they did in the golden world. William Shakespeare, As You Like It I i 126
76,555. Come what come may,
Time and hour runs through the roughest day. (Hour & Time & Day) William Shakespeare, Macbeth I iii 146
91,117. The time is out of joint. William Shakespeare, Hamlet I v 189
91,123. There are many events in the womb of time, which will be delivered. William Shakespeare, Othello I iii 368-369, Iago
9,426. That time of year thou mayst in me behold
When yellow leaves, or none, or few, do hang
Upon those boughs which shake against the cold,
Bare ruin’d choirs, where late the sweet birds sang.
In me thou seest the twilight of such day
As after sunset fadeth in the west,
Which by and by black night doth take away,
Death's second self, that seals up all in rest.
In me thou see’st the glowing of such fire
That on the ashes of his youth doth lie,
As the death-bed whereon it must expire
Consumed with that which it was nourish’d by.
This thou perceivest, which makes thy love more strong,
To love that well which thou must leave ere long. (Death & Autumn & Winter & Time) William Shakespeare, Sonnet 73
71,481. Time’s thievish progress to eternity. (Eternity & Time) William Shakespeare, Sonnet 77
91,119. O time, cease thou thy course and last no longer. William Shakespeare, The Rape of Lucrece
91,120. Time’s glory is to calm contending kings,
To unmask falsehood, and bring truth to light. ibid. l939
2,018. Human life ... a process of filling in time until the arrival of death. (Life’s Like That & Time & Death) Eric Berne 1910-1970, Games People Play, 1964
2,211. Vladimir: That passed the time
Estragon: It would have passed in any case.
Vladimir: Yes, but not so rapidly. (Life’s Like That & Time) Samuel Beckett, Waiting For Godot starring Stephen Brennan & Barry McGovern & Johnny Murphy & Sam McGovern et al, director Michael Lindsay-Hogg
2,224. Have you not done tormenting me with your accursed time! (Life’s Like That & Time) ibid. Pozzo to Vladimir
91,109. Time like a last oozing, so precious and worthless together. Samuel Beckett, letter to Kay Boyle
3,093. If the Speed of Light never changes, then Time and Space have to. (Space & Light & Time) Extreme Universe: Speeding Through Space
3,205. To work out where the universe came from all we need to do is to stop Time and make it run in reverse. Rewind far enough and everything gets closer together. A lot closer together. All the galaxies, in fact every single thing, converges to a single point – the start of everything 13.7 billion years ago ... A very long time ago, the universe simply burst into existence – an event called the Big Bang. (Big Bang & Universe & Cosmology & Time) Stephen Hawking’s Universe: Into the Universe: The Story of Everything
91,171. Is Time Travel possible? Can we open a portal to the past? Or find a shortcut to the future? Can we ultimately use the laws of Nature to become master of Time itself? Stephen Hawking’s Universe: Into the Universe: Time Travel: Is Time Travel Possible?
91,172. If I had a time machine, I’d visit Marilyn Monroe in her prime. Or drop in on Galileo as he turned his telescope to the heavens. ibid.
91,173. Sadly, it looks like time travel to the past is never going to happen. A disappointment for dinosaur hunters and a relief for historians. (Time & Past) ibid.
91,174. Time flows like a river ... It flows at different speeds in different places. And that is the key to travelling into the future. (Time & Future) ibid.
91,175. The heavier the object the more it drags on Time. ibid.
91,130. A physicist working on the possibility of travel into the past has to be careful not to be labelled a crank or accused of wasting public money on science fiction fantasy. Nevertheless, it is an important question. (Time & Past) Professor Stephen Hawking, interview Horizon: The Time Lords, BBC 1996
91,131. To make time travel possible one seems to need both general relativity which describes the large-scale structure of the universe and quantum mechanics which governs very small scales. These two theories are inconsistent with each other as they stand so we need to find a new theory that combines them. (Time & Past) ibid.
91,134. Time travel might be possible. But if that is the case, why haven’t we been overrun by tourists from the future? (Time & Past & Future) ibid.
91,132. Time: will it ever come to an end? Where does the difference between the present and the past come from? Why do we remember the past but not the future? (Time & Past & Future) Stephen Hawking, A Brief History of Time series
91,133. Time will not reverse direction when the universe begins to contract. (Time & Past & Future) ibid.
96,086. The increase of disorder or entropy with time is one example of what is called the arrow of time, something that distinguishes the past from the future, giving a direction to time. (Entropy & Time) Stephen Hawking, A Brief History of Time p161
3,348. Information that black holes rotate was music to the ears of anyone interested in Time Travel. (Black Hole & Time) Time Travel: The Truth
91,212. The wormhole is a connection between two regions of curved four-dimensional Space/Time. It has two mouths and a throat. So the time-traveller could travel through the wormhole faster than it would take for light to travel across this Time. (Time & Wormhole) ibid.
3,356. What lies at the heart of a black hole? Some scientists believe we could use black holes as a portal with potential to travel across the universe. (Black Hole & Time & Universe) How the Universe Works s1e2: Black Holes
3,370. Do you realize that if you fall into a black hole, you will see the entire future of the Universe unfold in front of you in a matter of moments and you will emerge into another space-time created by the singularity of the black hole you just fell into? (Black Hole & Time & Future) Neil deGrasse Tyson
4,544. Nae man can tether time or tide. (Man & Time) Robert Burns, Tam o'Shanter