Clock Quotes 2020: To guide you rightly through every tick


Clocks are an essential part of our lives and have changed our lives in ways that we don’t even give it credit for. To elaborate, the GPS and the internet we use the only function properly because of super-accurate clocks known as an atomic clock. So, we decided to look into some of clock oriented quotes to get a snip bit from the clockverse. So, without further ado, let’s dive right in

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Time in itself, absolutely, does not exist; it is always relative to some observer or some object. Without a clock I say ‘I do not know the time’ . Without matter time itself is unknowable. Time is a function of matter; and matter therefore is the clock that makes infinity real.

― John Fowles

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   

Before mechanical clocks there were other clocks like the candle clock that were used to tell time, if you want to know more about candle clocks “Click Here

Even a broken clock is right twice a day.

– An old proverb

You have to be like a clock spring, wound but not loose at the same time

– Dave Winfield

Time is running out for us But you just move the hands upon the clock You throw coins in the wishing well For us You just move your hands upon the wall.

” -Thom Yorke

Tick, Tick, Tick. This is the sound of your life running out.

– Anonymous

A Clock is not time; it’s numbers and springs. Pay it no mind.

Peter S Beagle  

We cannot turn the clock back nor can we undo the harm caused, but we have the power to determine the future and to ensure that what happened never happens again.

Paul Kagame

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Clock Quotes 2020

“Ah! the clock is always slow; it is later than you think.

Robert Service

Clockwatchers never seem to be having a good time.

-James Cash Penney


Ten million years will not put a strain on the clock of eternity.

– Leonard Ravenhill

A clock only turns one direction.     

Nancy E Turner

The clock strikes off the hollow half-hours of all the life that is left to you, one by one.     

Emily Bronte

Your clock cannot buy you more time, your bed cannot get you more sleep, your titles cannot acquire you more influence, your fame cannot gain you more honor, and your money cannot earn you more happiness.     

Matshona Dhliwayo

The clock never stops, never stops, never waits. We’re growing old. It’s getting late.     

Ben Folds

Clocks in disagreement are worse than no clock at all.

“- David Mitchell

You’ve got to clock the hours and pay your dues. Then eventually, people will come to you. You have to be patient and appreciative.     

Elisabeth Rohm

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The clock is running. Make the most of today. Time waits for no man. Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That’s why it is called the present.     

Alice Morse Earle

There are people whose clocks stop at a certain point in their lives.     

-Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve

The clock is ticking as nature attempts to absorb the increased greenhouse gas emissions.     

Ernest Moniz

The mind is like a clock that is constantly running down and must be wound up daily with good thoughts.     

Fulton J Sheen

The clock always ticks. There are times you don’t hear it, and there are times that you do.     

David Levithan

Digital clocks took the space out of time.     

Don DeLillo

Time – whether you are burning it up or falling in love or spreading it out thin in a dentist’s waiting room is a commodity that cannot be weighed out and measured by clocks.     

Joan Lindsay

A clock is a little machine that shuts us out from the wonder of time.     

“-Susan Glaspell

The clock sweats out each minute of what meat is left to us.     

Joseph Bathanti

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We progress a step farther, in each tick of the clock.     

Ronnie Cornelisz

CLOCK, A machine of great moral value to man, allaying his concern for the future by reminding him what a lot of time remains to him.     

Ambrose Bierce

Clocks will go as they are set, but man, irregular man, is never constant, never certain.     

Thomas Otway

Time has its own dimensions, and neither the sun nor the clock can encompass them all. 

-Hal Borland


A story conducted by the time of a clock and calendars alone would be a story not of human beings but of mechanical toys.

 Mary Lascelles

We progress a step farther, in each tick of the clock

– Ronnie Cornelisz

When time doesn’t heal things in life, there’s only one way out⁠—seeking help from the one whom all clocks tick for.

VKBoy

Without sensuality, breath is just a clock ticking.

– Lebo Grand

When you’re on set, and that clock is going, every second you spend doing something is a second you spend not doing something else. That’s true of all of life, but it’s very vivid on a film set because you’re always managing that.

Greta Gerwig

Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm.

Robert Louis Stevenson

History is not everything, but it is a starting point. History is a clock that people use to tell their political and cultural time of day. It is a compass they use to find themselves on the map of human geography. It tells them where they are but, more importantly, what they must be.

-Jhon henry

Making a book is a craft, like making a clock; it needs more than native wit to be an author.

Jean de la Bruyere

Making a book is a craft, like making a clock; it needs more than native wit to be an author.

Jean de la Bruyere

Clock Quotes 2020: To guide you rightly through every tick

I wake up at about the same time every day. I sleep well and wake without an alarm clock.

Donatella Versace

I have a master plan as an artist. I’ve always said I’m not going to be punching nobody’s clock. I will work as an artist to survive in this world.

Erykah Badu

If the universe is running down like a clock, the clock must have been wound up at a date which we could name if we knew it. The world, if it is to have an end in time, must have had a beginning in time.

William Inge

Boys do not grow up gradually. They move forward in spurts like the hands of a clocks in a railway station

“-Cyrill Conolly

The clock had struck their dreadful purpose and the time now brought all circumstances into the circles

“-Don Bradley

A person who has not done one half his day’s work by ten o clock, runs a chance of leaving the other half undone.

“-Emily Bronte

I need to know how the clock is made after you tell me what time it is. I want to know all the details so I can understand how it works.

“-Sandra Bullock

You’ve got to clock the hours and pay your dues. Then eventually, people will come to you. You have to be patient and appreciative.

Elisabeth Rohm

We all deal with issues of time. The first thing you do in the morning is look at the clock to see what time it is.

“-Jeremy Piven

This was an extensive list of some of the most elegant clock’s quotes out there. Hopefully, it was helpful and if you have any further related questions do use the comment section below.

And if you want to know why clocks don’t appear in dreams, we have a great article on just that so do give it a click if you are interested “Why don’t clocks appear in dreams? Clocks and dreams!Opens in a new tab.“. Here is also a link about the history of clocks if you want to give that a look “History of timekeeping devicesOpens in a new tab.

AK Iqbal

A University of London’ student with a passion for writing. Clocks have always intrigued me and the importance that they have in our lives is way beyond phenomenal. So, on this site, I write everything about clocks, everything from answering any clock-related queries that you might have along with recommending some of my favorite clocks accordingly. Moreover, I will also be conducting some researches on clock related topics and sharing the things that I learn. So stay tuned to ohmyclock for all the fun clocks related content

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