It is quite true that I have worshipped you with far more romance of feeling than a man usually gives to a friend. Somehow, I had never loved a woman. I suppose I never had time. Perhaps, as Harry says, a really grande passion is the privilege of those who have nothing to do, and that is the use of the idle classes in a country
Time is jealous of you, and wars against your lilies and your roses.
Yes, very sensible... People die of common sense, Dorian, one lost moment at a time. Life is a moment. There is no hereafter. So make it burn always with the hardest flame.
A man who marries without knowing Bunbury has a very tedious time of it.
He was always late on principle, his principle being that punctuality is the thief of time.
Time is waste of money.
I like to do all the talking myself. It saves time, and prevents arguments.
I hope you have not been leading a double life, pretending to be wicked and being really good all the time. That would be hypocrisy.
Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they judge them; rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.
A man who pays his bills on time is soon forgotten
Punctuality is the thief of time.
To be entirely free, and at the same time, entirely dominated by law, is the eternal paradox of human life that we realise at every moment.
Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one's head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no to-morrow. To forget time, to forgive life, to be at peace.
When one pays a visit it is for the purpose of wasting other people's time, not one's own.
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