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"Everything comes too late for those who only wait."
"It is only the modern that ever becomes old-fashioned."
"We have it in our power to begin the world over again."
"The moments of the past do not remain still; they retain in our memory the motion which drew them towards the future, towards a future which has itself become the past, and draw us on in their train."
"Time passes, and little by little everything that we have spoken in falsehood becomes true."
"The time which we have at our disposal every day is elastic; the passions we feel expand it, those that we inspire contract it, and habit fills up what remains."
"Time, which changes people, does not alter the image we have retained of them."
"He who controls the present, controls the past. He who controls the past, controls the future."
"When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness."
Alexis de Tocqueville
"Like as the waves make towards the pebbl'd shore, so do our minutes hasten to their end."
"We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten."
"I confess, I do not believe in time."
"But what minutes! Count them by sensation, and not by calendars, and each moment is a day."
"Time has been transformed, and we have changed; it has advanced and set us in motion; it has unveiled its face, inspiring us with bewilderment and exhilaration."
"Forever is composed of nows."
"They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself."
"Eternity's a terrible thought. I mean, where's it all going to end?"
"I've seen the future, and it's much like the present -- only longer."
"The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time."
"As if you could kill time without injuring eternity."
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