Quotation Explorer - 'Clock'

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
In Italy for thirty years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland, they had brotherly love; they had five hundred years of democracy and peace and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock. - Orson Welles
The mind of man is like a clock that is always running down, and requires to be constantly wound up. - William Hazlitt
hndoera kindyour life is a ticking of a clock when that clock stops ur life stops - Abeer rehan
A businessman who stops advertising to save money is like a foolish who stops a clock to save time. - Moosa Rahat
The clock in the church tower said 4.32, as it had done for three hundred years. It was right once a day and that was better than no clock at all. - Spike Milligan
There outside there is a lot of stuff which you learn, the clock illusion, that you live in the past, that you can survive without a brain but not for long period...What Is Consciousness? And many other stuff... (so the question which has left, do you have the time to do it?) - Deyth Banger
Happiness is waking up, looking at the clock and finding that you still have two hours left to sleep. - Charles M. Schulz
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
Ah! the clock is always slow; It is later than you think. - Robert Service
The duke had a mind that ticked like a clock and, like a clock, it regularly went cuckoo. - Terry Pratchett
Rich in material, by devoid of knowledge, is like having -an- antique clock with no numbers. Appealing to the eye, but useless in the modern world. - Andrea L'Artiste
One evening, after a particularly terrible row, the prince smashed his princess over the head with an old wooden clock and she tumbled to the floor, dead. - Brooke Warra
I find people with depression are like a broken clocks, and clock maker after clock maker will try to fix you, but sometimes time itself is the answer. - isaac andrews
By freeze-framing the image of our lifestyle, by stopping our mental clock at times and letting time flow, 'psychological' time can replace 'chronological' time and our human condition can be called into question. This opens the door to a new challenge and a new future. ( "Svp "Arrêt sur image" ) - Erik Pevernagie
The most disturbing sound in the world comes from the alarm clock at 5:30am - Munia Khan
When everyone is hungry and waiting when things need doing urgently and the clock is ticking - it’s often wiser to get cooking and present a ready-made dish they’ll find tasty to eat rather than getting everyone involved in deciding on the recipe. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
You will find the key to success under the alarm clock. - Benjamin Franklin
Dalí painted melting clocks. I suppose if he'd asked around first, quizzed people if they wanted to see a picture of a melting clock, the answer might have been something obvious, like 'Clocks don't melt!' But, lucky for us, Salvador didn't care what anyone else thought. You use what moves you. - Laura Ruby
Throw out an alarming alarm clock. If the ring is loud and strident, you're waking up to instant stress. You shouldn't be bullied out of bed, just reminded that it's time to start your day. - Sharon Gold
Sunflowers hellos from gate to gate. The hour at the square. Candy, art, books, look. A warmth given. Beauties with rain forest hair Walk by the clock tower. Sunlight of neon, the keys inside their eyes. No storms. Traffic sounds, salt air. Salt that moves the thirst and destroys all the fears. - Gwen Calvo
The larvae you see today would grow into a large butterfly tomorrow. Size is what you see now, allow the clock to tick, then check on the size again. - Michael Bassey Johnson
It is refreshing, and salutary, to study the poise and quietness of Christ. His task and responsibility might well have driven a man out of his mind. But He was never in a hurry, never impressed by numbers, never a slave of the clock. - J.B. Phillips
Tick Tock Tick Tock...The clock strikes two ... still haven't got a clue. - Knisztina
Writing fiction takes me out of time. I sit down and the clock will not exist for me for a few hours. That’s probably as close to immortal as we’ll ever get. - David Foster Wallace
OBLIVION, n. The state or condition in which the wicked cease from struggling and the dreary are at rest. Fame's eternal dumping ground. Cold storage for high hopes. A place where ambitious authors meet their works without pride and their betters without envy. A dormitory without an alarm clock. - Ambrose Bierce
If you put a clock in a bottle, with time it will crack,as like money, as like love, as like a beautiful mind, empty of a soul. - Anthony Liccione
Humans are allergic to change. They love to say, 'We've always done it this way.' I try to fight that. That's why I have a clock on my wall that runs counter-clockwise. - Grace Murray Hopper
Rich in material, but Devoid of knowledge is like having an antique clock with no numbers. Appealing to the eye, but useless in the modern world. - Andrea L'Artiste
We are as connected to each other, as time is to the clock. - Zephyr A. McIntyre
Time is to clock as mind is to brain. The clock or watch somehow contains the time. And yet time refuses to be bottled up like a genie stuffed in a lamp. Whether it flows as sand or turns on wheels within wheels, time escapes irretrievably, while we watch. - Dava Sobel
I must govern the clock, not be governed by it. - Golda Meir
People can be in general pretty well trusted, of course--with the clock of their freedom ticking as loud as it seems to do here--to keep an eye on the fleeting hour. - Henry James
He had the entertainment of thinking that if he had for that moment stopped the clock it was to promote the next minute this still livelier motion. - Henry James
Waking up to an alarm clock is getting punched in the face by time. - J.R. Rim
You can't turn back the clock. But you can wind it up again. - Bonnie Prudden
My evening visitors, if they cannot see the clock, should find the time in my face. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
I wake up and tear drops, they fall down like rain. I put on that old song we danced to and then, I head off to my job cause not much has changed. Punch the clock, head for home, check the phone. Just in case. Go to bed, dream of you. That's what I am doing these days. - Rascal Flatts
I refuse to believe in three things: cash, clock, and calendar. You should never be enslaved by these three. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
But as fast as geography is coming under our control, the clock is exerting more and more tyranny over us. - Pico Iyer
Universe converses with every person's nature in its own language round the clock. The challenge is only to understand it correctly. - Anuj Somany
We are metered only by our own machines,while the book is a clock that forgets her machanics. - Amy King
Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going. - Unknown
We must not allow the clock and the calendar to blind us to the fact that each moment of life is a miracle and mystery. - H. G. Wells
Human consciousness arose but a minute before midnight on the geological clock. Yet we mayflies try to bend an ancient world to our purposes, ignorant perhaps of the messages buried in its long history. Let us hope that we are still in the early morning of our April day. - Stephen Jay Gould
When that little clock on my wall says Olaotan! Olaotan!! Olaotan!!! It’s half past time to write, I only have three things at my disposal: A pen, A piece of paper, and a crowded mind. - Olaotan Fawehinmi
The moon has a face like the clock in the hall;She shines on thieves on the garden wall,On streets and fields and harbour quays,And birdies asleep in the forks of the trees. - Robert Louis Stevenson
You know the horrible life of the alarm clock it’s a monster that has always appalled me because of the number of things its eyes project, and the way that good fellow stares at me when I enter a room. - Jacques Vaché
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