Vegetarian Ideal

Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on Earth
as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.
- Albert Einstein

Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world. - Howard Zinn


Affirmation of life is the spiritual act by which man ceases to live thoughtlessly and begins to devote himself to his life
with reverence in order to give it true value.
— Albert Schweitzer


Quotes about Time

All that really belongs to us is time; even he who has nothing else has that.
Baltasar Gracian

An unhurried sense of time is in itself a form of wealth.
Bonnie Friedman, in New York Times

Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.
Carl Sandburg (1878 - 1967)

Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
Douglas Adams (1952 - 2001)

Time is a cruel thief to rob us of our former selves. We lose as much to life as we do to death.
Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey, 'A Woman of Independent Means'

All my possessions for a moment of time.
Elizabeth I (1533 - 1603)

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

When people go through something rough in life, they say, "I'm taking it one day at a time." Yes, so is everybody. Because that's how time works.
Hannibal Buress, comic

Oh! Do not attack me with your watch. A watch is always too fast or too slow. I cannot be dictated to by a watch.
Jane Austen (1775 - 1817), Mansfield Park

Nothing is as far away as one minute ago.
Jim Bishop

The great French Marshall Lyautey once asked his gardener to plant a tree. The gardener objected that the tree was slow growing and would not reach maturity for 100 years. The Marshall replied, 'In that case, there is no time to lose; plant it this afternoon!'
John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963)

Time is at once the most valuable and the most perishable of all our possessions.
John Randolph (1773 - 1833)

Our duty is to preserve what the past has had to say for itself, and to say for ourselves what shall be true for the future.
John Ruskin (1819 - 1900)

There is never enough time, unless you're serving it.
Malcolm Forbes (1919 - 1990)

If we take care of the moments, the years will take care of themselves.
Maria Edgeworth, O Magazine, April 2004

Time cools, time clarifies; no mood can be maintained quite unaltered through the course of hours.
Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

Time does not change us. It just unfolds us.
Max Frisch

What very mysterious things days were. Sometimes they fly by, and other times they seem to last forever, yet they are all exactly twenty-four hours. There's quite a lot we don't know about them.
Melanie Benjamin, Alice I Have Been, 2010

So little time and so little to do.
Oscar Levant (1906 - 1972)

A single day is enough to make us a little larger.
Paul Klee (1879 - 1940)

The whole life of man is but a point of time; let us enjoy it.
Plutarch (46 AD - 120 AD)

These times of ours are series and full of calamity, but all times are essentially alike. As soon as there is life there is danger.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882), Public and Private Education, November 27, 1864

This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what to do with it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882), The American Scholar, August 31, 1837

Doing a thing well is often a waste of time.
Robert Byrne

Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.
Rodin (1840 - 1917)

What may be done at any time will be done at no time.
Scottish Proverb

People find life entirely too time-consuming.
Stanislaw J. Lec (1909 - 1966), "Unkempt Thoughts"

Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
Theophrastus (372 BC - 287 BC)

I don't think of the past. The only thing that matters is the everlasting present.
W. Somerset Maugham (1874 - 1965), The Moon and Sixpence

Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save.
Will Rogers (1879 - 1935), New York TImes, Apr. 29, 1930

I wasted time and now doth time waste me.
William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), Richard II, Act V, sc. 5

Like as the waves make towards the pebbled shore,
So do our minutes hasten to their end.
William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), Sonnet LX

Nothing 'gainst Times scythe can make defence.
William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), Sonnet XII

Pleasure and action make the hours seem short.
William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), Othello, Act II, sc. 3

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 (1564 - 1616), Sonnet LXIV

Short time seems long in sorrow's sharp sustaining.
William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), The Rape of Lucrece

The extreme parts of time extremely forms all causes to the purpose of his speed.
William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), Love's Labour's Lost, Act V, sc. 2

The time is out of joint : O cursed spite, that ever I was born to set it right!
William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), Hamlet, Act I, sc. 5

The whirligig of time brings in his revenges.
William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), Twelfth Night, Act V, sc. 1

Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back
Wherein he puts alms for oblivion,
A great-sized monster of ingratitudes:
Those scraps are good deeds past, which are devour'd
As fast as they are made, forgot as soon as done.
William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), Troilus and Cressida, Act III, sc. 3

Time is like a fashionable host
That slightly shakes his parting guest by the hand,
And with his arm outstretch'd, as he would fly,
Grasps in the comer.
William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), Troilus and Cressida, Act III, sc. 3

Time's glory is to calm contending kings,
To unmask falsehood and bring truth to light,
To stamp the seal of time in aged things,
To wake the morn of sentinel the night,
To wrong the wronger till he render right,
To ruinate proud buildings with thy hour
And smear with dust their glittering golden towers.
William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), The Rape of Lucrece

Time's the king of men;
he's both their parent,
and he is their grave,
and gives them what he will,
not what they crave.
William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), Pericles, Act II, sc. 3

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