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Clocks Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Clocks

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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

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

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

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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

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.

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


 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

So when bands work with me and it's 10 o'clock,
usually you'd have to be getting out of the studio,
we could go on until 2 in the morning cause it's my place!
- Billy Sherwood

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

I'd never choose to turn the clock back.
- Geri Halliwell

In any case, you can't turn back the clock.
- Michel Patini

I know I can get to the stage where I'm drinking a lot.
I tend to be rotten and groggy all day and hanging
out for the next drink and five o'clock,
ping!
I have to just stop.
- Trisha Goddard

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

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

The game isn't over till the clock says zero.
- Paul Pierce

I like to say I'm more conservative than Goldwater.
He just wanted to turn the clock back to when there was no income tax.
- Pete Seeger

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

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

And let a scholar all earth's volumes carry,
he will be but a walking dictionary:
a mere articulate clock.
- George Chapman

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

A minister has to be able to read a clock.
At noon, it's time to go home and turn up the pot roast
and get the peas out of the freezer.
- Garrison Keillor

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

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

When I was a junior, boys were allowed to come visit me at the house.
We could sit on the porch until about 8 o'clock at night;
that's when it started getting dark.
That was it.
- Daisy Fuentes

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

Switzerland is a small, steep country,
much more up and down than sideways,
and is all stuck over with large brown hotels built
on the cuckoo clock style of architecture.
- Ernest Hemingway

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

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

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

The death clock is ticking slowly in our breast,
and each drop of blood measures its time,
and our life is a lingering fever.
- Georg Buchner

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Captain Clarke who had gone out yesterday with eighteen
men to bring in the meat we had killed the day before,
and to continue the hunt, came in at twelve o'clock.
- Meriwether Lewis

We usually never got out of there before four or five o'clock in the morning.
Every morning.
So it was rough.
- Cab Calloway

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

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

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

Now a movie goes out to two, three thousand theaters
and by Friday night at 10 o'clock they know if you are in or out.
That desperate competition is, I think,
horrendous.
It's awful.
- Mark Rydell

The first real thing I heard was Three O'Clock Blues by B.B.
King.
That's where it all began for me.
- Robin Trower

And while the U.S.
can never be 100 percent safe from a future strike,
our government is working around the clock on measures
to protect the American people.
- Roger Wicker

You've got to clock the hours and pay your dues.
Then eventually, people will come to you.
You have to be patient and appreciative.
- Elisabeth Rohm

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

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

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

The soldiers' last meal is generally served out about
five o'clock in the afternoon,
sometimes earlier; and a stretch of fourteen hours
intervenes between then and breakfast.
- Patrick MacGill

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

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

Even though it was six o'clock, there was no sense of approaching dawn.
- Mary Higgins Clark

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

There's no sense talking about priorities.
Priorities reveal themselves.
We're all transparent against the face of the clock.
- Eric Zorn

My cousins gay, he went to London only to find out
that Big Ben was a clock.
- Rodney Dangerfield

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

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


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