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Dave LettermanNext in importance to having a good aim is to recognize when to pull the trigger.

—  Dave Letterman, 1947-, American TV talk show host

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Jean-Paul SartreThree o'clock is always too late or too early for anything you want to do.

—  Jean-Paul Sartre, 1905-1980, French philosopher

Eric HofferA great man's greatest good luck is to die at the right time.

—  Eric Hoffer, 1902-1983, American writer & philosopher

John KennedyThe time to repair the roof is when the sun is shinning.

—  John Kennedy, 1917-1963, American President [1961-1963]

Victor HugoThere is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and that is an idea whose time has come.

—  Victor Hugo, 1802-1885, French writer

Lord ActonA wise person does at once, what a fool does at last. Both do the same thing; only at different times.

—  Lord Acton, 1834-1902, English historian

T. S. EliotWhat is true, is true only for one time and only for one place.

—  T. S. Eliot, 1888-1965, British poet, Nobel 1948

NapoleonThe secret of great battles consists in knowing how to deploy and concentrate at the right time.

—  Napoleon, 1769-1821, French Emperor


Ancient Greek

Pittacus of MytileneKnow the right time.

Καιρόν γνώθι.

—  Pittacus of Mytilene, 650-570 BC, one of the 7 sages of Ancient Greece

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Proverbs

American proverbWe'll cross that bridge when we get to it.

—  American proverb

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Chinese proverbThe best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The next best time is now.

—  Chinese proverb










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