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Quotes of the Day for 18 November 2001 – Time

It was on this day in 1883 that standard time zones went into effect in the US and Canada, largely for the convenience of the railroads. Schedules were pointlessly complex when local time changed as you moved from east to west, but not when moving north to south. In honor of this conceptual breakthrough (of which I approve, unlike the later idiocy of "Daylight Savings Time"), today's quotes are on Time.

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The quotes:

Time brings all things to pass.
     - Aeschylus

Everything we feel is made of Time. All the beauties of life are shaped by it.
     - Peter Shaffer

Time is a storm in which we are all lost.
     - William Carlos Williams

The best inheritance a parent can give to his children is a few minutes of their time each day.
     - M. Grundler

Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.
     - Carl Sandburg


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