The general knowledge of time on the island depends, curiously enough, on the direction of the wind.
When I am right, I get angry. Churchill gets angry when he is wrong. We are angry at each other much of the time.
Sculptures created from found materials like ice and thorns, driftwood, and even bleached kangaroo bones all presuppose that artistic design will yield to the cycles of time and climate, whether over an hour or a decade.
If contemporary artists sincerely seek to be original, unique, and new, they should begin by disregarding the notions of originality, individuality, and innovation: they are the cliches of our time.
When contrasted with the much longer time that life has been present, the course of Christianity thus far is but a brief moment.
One of the most powerful devices is to distort time, to go from human time to atomic time, geologic time. Sometimes you can actually accomplish that, with one unexpected word choice.
It is the hour to be drunken! to escape being the martyred slaves of time, be ceaselessly drunk. On wine, on poetry, or on virtue, as you wish.
We always have time enough, if we will but use it aright.
In time I began to understand that it’s when you start writing that you really find out what you don’t know and need to know.
Dying, we tell ourselves, is like going to sleep. This figure of speech occurs very commonly in everyday thought and language, as well as in the literature of many cultures and many ages. It was apparently quite common even in the time of the ancient Greeks.