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Clocks Quotes

These Motivational Quotes about Clocks are dedicated to your career and personal success in life.

Clocks slay time...
time is dead as long as it is being clicked off by little wheels;
only when the clock stops does time come to life.
- William Faulkner

Related topics: Time

Calendars and clocks exist to measure time,
but that signifies little because we all know that
an hour can seem as eternity or pass in a flash,
according to how we spend it.
- Michael Ende

Our brains are seventy-year clocks.
The Angel of Life winds them up once for all,
then closes the case, and gives the key into the hand
of the Angel of the Resurrection.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

I once made love for an hour and fifteen minutes,
but it was the night the clocks are set ahead.
- Garry Shandling

 

At least the Pilgrim Fathers used to shoot Indians:
the Pilgrim Children merely punch time clocks.
- e. e. cummings

O, for an engine, to keep back all clocks,
or make the sun forget his motion!
- Ben Jonson

Clocks will go as they are set, but man,
irregular man, is never constant, never certain.
- Thomas Otway


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Our strategy is one of preventing war by making it
self-evident to our enemies that they're going to get
their clocks cleaned if they start one.
- John W. Vessey, Jr.

I think that in the future, clocks won't say three o'clock anymore.
They'll just get right to the point and rename three o'clock 'Pepsi.'
- Doug Coupland

Having designed and built several clocks during my
career it suddenly occurred to me that when you look
at the face of a clock both hands have the same center.
- Kit Williams

When you think you're out of time,
smile, and turn back the clock.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If we were meant to be happy,
why did God create war, hunger, and the 11 o'clock news?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Praying is important when you wake up
at two o'clock in the morning
feeling sick from eating something dumb the day before.
- Charlie Brown in Charles M. Schulz' cartoon Peanuts

The clock talked loud.
I threw it away, it scared me what it talked.
- Tillie Olsen

My father-in-law gets up at 5 o'clock in the morning
and watches the Discovery Channel.
I don't know why there's this big rush to do this.
- Jeff Foxworthy

Think what a better world it would be if we all,
the whole world, had cookies and milk about three o'clock
every afternoon and then lay down on our blankets for a nap.
- Barbara Jordan

Work is a necessity for man.
Man invented the alarm clock.
- Pablo Picasso

I've got all the money I'll ever need,
if I die by four o'clock.
- Henny Youngman

I must govern the clock, not be governed by it.
- Golda Meir

But usually I'll wake up and start writing about nine o'clock.
I'll probably write for about three hours,
and I'll do that over the next month and a half.
- Stanley Tucci

You can never turn the clock back and,
since we're talking about mental health,
I would stress that.
- Peter Shilton

The clock never stops, never stops, never waits.
We're growing old.
It's getting late.
- Ben Folds

Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened but go
on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace,
like a clock during a thunderstorm.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

I would like to find a stew that will give me heartburn immediately,
instead of at three o clock in the morning.
- John Barrymore

I like to know where I'm going to be at seven o'clock.
- Andrea Martin

The hours of folly are measured by the clock;
but of wisdom,
no clock can measure.
- William Blake

A clock struck out the hour of twelve,
and the bird in the hedgerow was still singing as we
marched out to the roadway,
and followed our merry pipers home to town.
- Patrick MacGill

We will emerge stronger as a diverse community;
the area will be rebuilt with life around the clock,
new buildings, restaurants, places of entertainment.
- George Pataki

But I love New York.
I used to set my alarm clock when I was there,
and get up at 4am and get a coffee, just because I could.
- Gail Porter

You were up at 5 o'clock in the morning,
and then you'd ride in a caravan, because we didn't
have big movie trucks or trailers that is the hardware of a movie camp.
- Marguerite Moreau

Rushing the ball is all about ball control.
If you run the ball, you control the clock.
If you control the clock, you usually control the game.
- Tiki Barber

It is the eve of St.
George's Day.
Do you not know that tonight, when the clock strikes midnight,
all the evil things in the world will have full sway?
- Bram Stoker

It's a whole team of people working 24 hours around
the clock to make me look like this.
- Clay Aiken

You have to be like a clock spring, wound but not loose at the same time.
- Dave Winfield

The hands of every clock are shears,
trimming us away scrap by scrap,
and every time piece with a digital readout blinks us towards implosion.
- Dean Koontz

I'll come and make love to you at five o'clock.
If I'm late start without me.
- Tallulah Bankhead

I don't know if it's just me or everyone,
but the whole vibe with skiing is not so much thriving
on competition against others as it is against myself and the clock.
- Picabo Street

The mind of man is like a clock that is always running down,
and requires to be constantly wound up.
- William Hazlitt

I trust, that your readers will not construe my words to mean,
that I would not have gone to a 3 o'clock in the morning session,
for the sake of defeating the Nebraska bill.
- Gerrit Smith

Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.
- Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

And at five o'clock in the morning we left to drive to Old Tucson,
and I sat with my mouth open in the van.
I was stunned by the beauty of that country.
- Erika Slezak

There was a time...
when people didn't go out of their house on Tuesday
night at eight o'clock because Milton Berle was on.
- Ed McMahon

In Switzerland they had brotherly love,
five hundred years of democracy and peace,
and what did they produce? The cuckoo clock!
- Graham Greene

No man wants to feel that he's there because of his
woman's biological clock or because he's filling a
job opening for husband or significant other.
- George Weinberg

Those other 10 o'clock shows that come on,
all you get from them is headaches and nightmares when you go to bed!
At least we give you food, know what I mean?
- Emeril Lagasse

I want to turn the clock back to when people lived
in small villages and took care of each other.
- Pete Seeger

Be pleasant until ten o'clock in the morning and the
rest of the day will take care of itself.
- Elbert Hubbard

Any film I see at two o'clock in afternoon with my
mother seems to cast a strange spell that means we both come out sobbing.
- Jane Birkin

I wrote about people who liked fake fireplaces in their parlor,
who thought a brass horse with a clock embedded in its flank was wonderful.
- Betty Smith

They took away time, and they gave us the clock.
- Abdullah Ibrahim

When I'm trying to go to sleep and there are little noises,
like a clock ticking or a fan squeaking,
it drives me completely insane.
- James Lafferty

I literally have meetings at eight o'clock in the morning,
and I finish at nine o'clock at night.
It sounds pathetic, but I don't even have time to go shopping.
- Stella McCartney

Trying to determine what is going on in the world by
reading newspapers is like trying to tell the time
by watching the second hand of a clock.
- Ben Hecht

A person who has not done one half his day's work by ten o clock,
runs a chance of leaving the other half undone.
- Emily Bronte

I realistically eat every hour and 15 minutes.
I watch the clock to see when I eat again.
I'm almost upset that I'm not eating now.
- Michael Todd

I'll just tell you the way it is.
You ask me what time it is and I'm gonna tell you how to build a clock.
- Dick Dale

The cuckoo who is on to himself is halfway out of the clock.
- Wilson Mizner

In the morning on Sunday, a drum is sounded at about 8 o'clock.
- William Brewster

The world changed from having the determinism of a
clock to having the contingency of a pinball machine.
- Heinz R. Pagels

We cannot turn the clock back nor can we undo the harm caused,
but we have the power to determine the future and to
ensure that what happened never happens again.
- Paul Kagame

I'm a 7 o'clock act.
My people want to go to a show, a dinner and then go home and go to bed.
- Louie Anderson

I think a lot of the problem is that at 8 o'clock there's nothing on for kids.
- Melissa Joan Hart

No clock is more regular than the belly.
- Francois Rabelais

James Brown is important because he decorates the clock
correctly and he's good with lower mathematics.
Don't get me wrong - he's good.
- Don Van Vliet

If the weather is good I go into the nearby wood -
there I am painting a small beech forest (in the sun)
with a few conifers mixed in.
This takes until 8 'o clock.
- Gustav Klimt

Since both its national products, snow and chocolate,
melt, the cuckoo clock was invented solely in order
to give tourists something solid to remember it by.
- Alan Coren

The formation of glass from the melting is like starting a clock.
It resets the time for us to determine billions of years later.
- Robert Duncan

In a real dark night of the soul, it is always three o'clock in the morning,
day after day.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

We do not believe voters gave President Bush a mandate
to turn back the clock decades on so many of our legal protections.
- Ralph Neas

When it's three o'clock in New York,
it's still 1938 in London.
- Bette Midler

I have a master plan as an artist.
I've always said I'm not going to be punching nobody's clock.
I will work as an artist to survive in this world.
- Erykah Badu


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