01 April 2014

Time waits for no man (or woman)

I feel a bit like I’ve been running on automatic over the last few months, idling but not moving forward. So, it seems appropriate on the first day of the new month to start moving forward again. After all, the clock is ticking!

University of Auckland clock tower

I must govern the clock, not be governed by it. ~ Golda Meir

One of the many former Auckland Railway Station clocks
 A watched clock never tells the time. ~ Welsh proverb

Auckland Art Gallery
Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going. ~ Sam Levenson

On a building in Fort Street in Auckland
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour. ~ Victor Hugo

This clocks hangs outside a private house in a Parnell Street
Even a stopped clock is right twice a day. ~ Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Another of the many former Auckland Railway Station clocks
Even the most expensive clock still shows sixty minutes in every hour. ~ Jewish proverb

As the clock face reads, this one hangs outside a clock shop in Parnell
The mind of man is like a clock that is always running down, and requires to be constantly wound up. ~ William Hazlitt

The old Ponsonby Post Office

You never want to have that ticking clock and know that you had all this time and didn't use it. ~ J. J. Abrams

The old Chief Post Office, now Britomart Transport Centre

Clocks slay time … 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

A clock tower on an office block at Viaduct Harbour

“Stands the clock at ten to three? And is there honey still for tea?” ~ Rupert Brooke,The Old Vicarage, Grantchester

Over the entrance to the 1928 General Building in Shortland Street

The hours of folly are measured by the clock, but of wisdom no clock can measure. ~ William Blake

The New Zealand Guardian Trust building

Memory is life's clock. ~ Spanish proverb

Yet another of the former Auckland Railway Station clocks

No clock is more regular than the belly. ~ French Proverb

Auckland Town Hall clock

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