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"A schedule defends from chaos and whim. It is a net for catching days. It is a scaffolding on which a worker can stand and labor with both hands at sections of time."  (Anne Dillard)

"But at my back I always hear / Time's wingèd chariot hurrying near; / And yonder all before us lie / Deserts of vast eternity."  (Andrew Marvell, 1621–78)

"Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that's the stuff life is made of."  (Benjamin Franklin, from Poor Richard's Almanac)

"Existence really is an imperfect tense that never becomes a present."  (Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche)

"How did it get so late so soon? / Its night before its afternoon. / December is here before its June. / My goodness how the time has flewn. / How did it get so late so soon?"  (Theodor Seuss Geisel, a.k.a. Dr. Seuss, 1904-1991)

"I confess, I do not believe in time."  (Vladimir Nabokov, Speak Memory)

"It has often been observed, that those who have the most time at their disposal profit by it the least. A single hour a day, steadily given to the study of some interesting subject, brings unexpected accumulations of knowledge."  (William Ellery Channing)

"Man can neither make, nor retain, one moment of time; it all comes to him by pure gift; he might as well regard the sun and moon as his chattels."  (Clive Staples Lewis, The Screwtape Letters)

"So the chill hours wear on, and the long suspense is horribly trying to the paleface who has to live through it for the first time; but to the trained hand those ghastly calls and still ghastlier silences are but an intimation of the night marching."  (Sir James Matthew Barrie, 1860-1937, Peter Pan)

"The best way to fill time is to waste it."  (Marguerite Duras, French novelist and filmmaker)

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