Time Ticking Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 66 Quotes About Time Ticking

#1. Time management is an oxymoron. Time is beyond our control, and the clock keeps ticking regardless of how we lead our lives. Priority management is the answer to maximizing the time we have. - Author: John C. Maxwell
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#2. For a long time, my subconscious rested in a dark place, ticking through memories like a jukebox selecting a record ... - Author: Chelsie Shakespeare
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#3. For the starship's inhabitants, time now stands still.
For planet Earth, the clock has begun ticking ... - Author: Steve Alten
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#4. My life is ticking away one subway token at a time - a never ending pirouette of arriving and departing, pushing through turnstiles, nodding goodbye and hello. In eight hours I'll be allowed to turn around and go home. - Author: Rob Payne
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#5. I find it a little stressful when you're in a really nice studio and you feel time ticking and the bill getting higher. - Author: Yukimi Nagano
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#6. There was a ticking time bomb inside my head and the one person I trusted to go in and get it out hadn't shown up or spoken to me for more than a year. - Author: Jim Butcher
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#7. It's your life, quite possibly your only one. Still you find yourself having a vodka at three a.m., waiting for your pill to kick in, with time ticking through you and your own ghost already wandering among your rooms. - Author: Michael Cunningham
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#8. Grimly, she realized that clocks don't make a sound that even remotely resembles ticking, tocking. It was more the sound of a hammer, upside down, hacking methodically at the earth. It was the sound of a grave. - Author: Markus Zusak
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#9. The clocks had nothing to do with time but were merely instruments, the clicking and ticking of silver and gold and bronze and pinchbeck arrows, a droll and slapstick rhapsody of lies. - Author: Tabitha King
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#10. You never want to have that ticking clock and know that you had all this time and didn't use it. - Author: J.J. Abrams
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#11. Time keeps ticking away, unaware of the suffering each second generates. Time doesn't care, because if it did, it would've reversed. - Author: Laura Kreitzer
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#12. I was starting to fall in love with Michael Boutilier. Quickly, violently. It was a love that was both armed and dangerous, a ticking time-bomb of destruction that threatened to send my whole world up in flames
and it felt good. - Author: Nenia Campbell
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#13. Well, not totally because over the years I've probably done 2,700 commercials. So, I'm always ticking. And in a way that was a huge advantage because I was able to take my time choosing my film subjects because I wasn't relying on the fear of not being able to work. - Author: Ridley Scott
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#14. Time doesn't need to be found, it is in plain sight ticking away loudly all the time. How we use it is the only question. - Author: Don Aslett
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#15. That guy was a mystery wrapped in an enigma and crudely stapled to a ticking fucking time bomb. He was either going to hit somebody or start a blog. To tell you the truth I'm kind of glad he hit you. - Author: Lev Grossman
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#16. I could see myself still swimming because I'm really enjoying the sport. But at the same time I have this biological clock that is ticking. - Author: Libby Trickett
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#17. Harb was a ticking time bomb. It was like watching a preacher with Tourette syndrome. You knew the "Shit! Balls!" was coming at some point during the sermon, probably while he was slapping you on the forehead during a faith healing. - Author: John Corwin
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#18. His heart, like mine, was ticking off the time allotted to his small restless body. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#19. Time is ticking, and your online twinkling is limited. - Author: Santosh Kalwar
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#20. The clock is ticking, and the world is spinning, and we simply do not have time anymore to think so small. - Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
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#21. I tell myself I have time. But the itch forming along the back of my neck and across my shoulders says otherwise.
I hate this. It's like I'm racing a clock ticking down to doomsday without knowing how much time I have left. - Author: Erica Cameron
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#22. And like most middle-aged people who hear the clock ticking in their lives, I had come to resent a waste or theft of my time that was greater than any theft of my goods or money. - Author: James Lee Burke
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#23. People don't understand the virtue of time, until their clock stops ticking. - Author: Steve Goodman
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#24. More than the sound of my own beating heart, I miss the sound of a ticking clock. Time passes. It must pass ... - Author: Beth Revis
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#25. The lack of affordable, quality child care is a ticking time bomb. - Author: Melanne Verveer
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#26. We're creating these massive urban areas in the Third World. It's like you take the entire population of California and put it in one city. Then you remove basic sanitation and medical services, and you have a ticking biological time bomb. - Author: Richard Preston
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#27. I don't want to sit on the sidelines and not value the gift of being here. Instead of the idea of time ticking away, the grains of sand running out, I try to think of time as giving me another grain of sand, another gift. So time passing is an accumulation, rather than a diminishing. - Author: Tori Amos
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#28. The death clock is ticking slowly in our breast, and each drop of blood measures its time, and our life is a lingering fever. - Author: Georg Buchner
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#29. As for advice - write as much as you can! Time's ticking, and if you don't throw everything you have into your stories today, you might find yourself on the wrong side of THE END tomorrow! - Author: Darren Shan
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#30. The day you step on the floor the meter is ticking and time is of the essence. You can't really afford to not know what you're doing. So I think the screenplay is a great tool to get everybody on the same page. - Author: Robert Schwentke
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#31. He's given me that silver pocket watch and I'd carried it everywhere. I'd loved it--until things got worse and its ticking sounded more like dark footsteps coming up behind me. I loved the watch until I started hating time. And how it ran out. - Author: Dan Gemeinhart
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#32. Though not a natural world by any means, more like a collection of living dioramas, a zoo exists in its own time zone, somewhere between the seasonal sense of animals and our madly ticking watch time. - Author: Diane Ackerman
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#33. I struggle with how humankind ended up this way. We made ourselves slaves to money, and we all have to work and be a part of this thing when time is always ticking. And before we know it, a decade has gone by, and did I really get to do everything I wanted to do or say everything I wanted to say? - Author: Jason Mraz
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#34. Meanwhile, let us abolish the ticking of time's clock with one blow. Come closer. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#35. The use of fetuses as organ and tissue donors is a ticking time bomb of bioethics. - Author: Arthur Caplan
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#36. Physical pain was easy. It would always pass in the end. All it needed was time - a ticking clock. - Author: Sidney Knight
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#37. I suppose it's like the ticking crocodile, isn't it? Time is chasing after all of us. - Author: J.M. Barrie
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#38. Ever since we'd found Wilson, his cousin's calmness bothered me. I realized now I felt less unease with angry outbursts from grieving relatives, than I had with the slow, ticking time bomb of the quiet and collected.
--Prepped for Kill, Marjorie Gardens Mystery Book 2 - Author: A.E.H. Veenman
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#39. Clinton Cash book had been hyped by Rand Paul and Fox News as a ticking time bomb. - Author: Kimberly Guilfoyle
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#40. Are you kidding? That guy was a mystery wrapped in an enigma and crudely stapled to a ticking fucking time bomb. He was either going to hit somebody or start a blog. - Author: Lev Grossman
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#41. I really love filling out forms - quite fortuitous, really, given that as one of Australia's 4 million-ish disabled people, ticking boxes and recording my life for other people is what I've spent a fair chunk of my time doing. - Author: Stella Young
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#42. If we do nothing, we are handing our children a ticking time bomb that will require they pay ever greater payroll taxes just as they are beginning their careers, starting their own families and staking their claim to the American Dream. - Author: John McCain
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#43. Been thinking about having a baby. But if I want to do it, I'd have to do it soon 'cause it's getting near closing time. The clock is ticking. My gynecologist said, if I wanted to have a baby, I would have to do it - the latest - by the ended of this show. - Author: Carol Leifer
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#44. the clock is ticking - Author: Chinua Achebe
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#45. Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#46. - he's finished with that; it's like an old clock that won't tell time but won't stop neither, with the hands bent out of shape and the face bare of numbers and the alarm bell rusted silent, an old worthless clock that just keeps ticking and cuckooing without meaning nothing. - Author: Ken Kesey
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#47. You can be oblivious to the sound for a long while, then in a second of ticking it can create in the mind unbroken the long diminishing parade of time you didn't hear. - Author: William Faulkner
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#48. Writers get ideas all day every day. The FedEx guy delivers a package from Sears and the writer is thinking how it could actually be a ticking time bomb. - Author: Dan Alatorre
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#49. The fact that time is ticking should motivate you to take action on your ideas. - Author: Scott Belsky
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#50. Parents are working more than ever before and unable to monitor what kids are eating at home, and schools are selling astronomical amounts of junk food in order to supplement shrinking budgets. It's a ticking time bomb, and America's children are exploding. - Author: Lisa Ling
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#51. Dancing to the sounds of trees and stones and slow minutes ticking in our hearts and bones. - Author: Jay Woodman
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#52. I like time ticking the way it is. - Author: Stephen Graham
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#53. Torture is an impermissible evil. Except under two circumstances. The first is the ticking time bomb. An innocent's life is at stake. The bad guy you have captured possesses information that could save this life. He refuses to divulge. In such a case, the choice is easy. - Author: Charles Krauthammer
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#54. A democratic government that respects no limits on its power is a ticking time bomb, waiting to destroy the rights it was created to protect. - Author: James Bovard
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#55. I love the sense of how time passes when I'm acting. When you're not aware of the clock ticking, that is always a good sign you're enjoying something. - Author: Hannah Ware
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#56. Don't you know. I am a ticking time bomb. I'm going to explode. This time, I may never be able to recover from it! - Author: Lee In-woo
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#57. She was a clock, I could tell by the ticking in her wrist. (I'd secretly slipped my thumb down, to feel her pulse as we danced. It was perfectly steady and wreaking havoc with mine.) I could keep time by you, I thought. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#58. The rash assertion that "God made man in His own image" is ticking like a time bomb at the foundation of many faiths. - Author: Arthur C. Clarke
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#59. Ninety percent of all people under 30 are in developing countries, and that means that this new access to tech, which is such a positive thing ... is also a ticking time bomb of frustration ... You get this clear mismatch of opportunity and expectation. - Author: Ronan Farrow
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#60. The poets get a quizzical ahem. They reflect time, I am the very ticking. - Author: Roy Fuller
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#61. The truth that makes us free is always ticking away like a time-bomb in the basement of everybody's church. - Author: Robert Farrar Capon
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#62. Despite the pressing insistence of the ordinary and the mundane, we must make the best time of the time we have before the tick tick ticking ends. - Author: Laurence Overmire
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#63. Suddenly it felt like there was a ticking time bomb in the house. I didn't have all the time in the world to make you love me again; I had only a few short months. - Author: Natasha Anders
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#64. The thing that demons hate most is the sound of a ticking clock, "for the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time" (Revelation 12:12). - Author: Larry Zoro
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#65. Time was our very first king. We all live our lives to the aggressive ticking of the clock. We don't question that our lives are a grid of seconds; even our pulses oblige. No succeeding king can hope to hold this kind of power. - Author: Lauren DeStefano
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#66. I was wrong about you, Izabel," I whisper near her ear; the pain engulfing my insides. "I am the ticking time bomb. I am more unstable than I ever could have imagined. You are discipline, and I am rage. And the only way I know to control the chaos inside, is to eradicate the things that control me. - Author: J.A. Redmerski
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