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Only Time Will Tell Quotes


"Only time will tell if it was time well-spent" - Jimmy Buffett

"Only time - whatever that may be - will tell." - Stephen Hawking

"I don't know which way to take Donald Trump. And only time will tell. Only time will tell." - Glenn Beck

"Time will say nothing but I told you so, Time only knows the price we have to pay; If I could tell you I would let you know." - W H Auden

"Someone, I tell you, in another time will remember us" - Sappho

"Time will tell us what we did and didn't do." - Harvey Fierstein

"Time will tell. Time is always telling. Time never stops telling," - Questlove

"I guess it's a sequel to our story From the journey 'tween heaven and hell With half the time thinking of what might have been and half thinkin' just as well. I guess only time will tell." - Harry Chapin

"A watch can only tell us how much time it is, how much time has passed, or how much time must still pass before something will occur. These statements are related not to time itself but only to its measurement or calculation." - Medard Boss

"All your life people will tell you things. And most of the time, probably ninety-five percent of the time, what they'll tell you will be wrong." - Michael Crichton

"I suppose at one time in my life I might have had any number of stories, but now there is no other. This is the only story I will ever be able to tell." - Donna Tartt

"Only time will tell in what ways Freud was prescient and in what ways he failed to understand how the mind functions. For example, no scientist and very few psychoanalysts still embrace Freud's death instinct." - Siri Hustvedt

"A woman is like whiskey. She evaporates a little over time, distilled by disappointments and grief. One can never predict if the angels will take the best of her or the worst. Only time will tell if the woman that remains will be bitter, dispirited or aged to perfection.." - Paula Wall

"Only the dying man can tell how much time he has left." - Joan Didion

"If you try to impress an alarm clock, it will simply tell you the time." - Steve Pavlina

"I tell the truth; listen everyone. Only those who have Loved, will realise the Lord" - Guru Gobind Singh

"Only friends will tell you the truths you need to hear to make your life bearable." - Francine du Plessix Gray

"What'd I tell you about musicians? That bad boy type will only break your heart." - Stephanie Perkins

"What"d I tell you about musicians? That bad boy type will only break your heart." - Stephanie Perkins

"Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty." - Proverbs

"Although you may tell lies, people will believe you, if only you speak with authority." - Anton Chekhov

"Anything pretty,' Claire will tell you, 'it's only for sale because no one wants it." - Chuck Palahniuk

"Common sense and history tell you that rewarding illegal behavior will only encourage more of it." - Ric Keller

"What'd I tell you about musicians? That bad boy type will only break your heart." - Stephanie Perkins

"Only you, Will Traynor, could tell a woman how to wear a bloody dress." - Jojo Moyes

"I think human intelligence is the only one that will actually tell you intent." - Valerie Plame

"We only have so much time.... Time will kill you ? it really will." - Adam Rapp

"Only time will set you free, just like me" - George Michael

"Employees will only add more value over time." - Sam Altman

"Natural beauty really entices men. They will tell you this time and time again, and studies consistently prove it." - Helen Fisher

"I don't know if One Direction will stand the test of time. I have a niece who goes crazy for them. But the only way to judge art is to wait and see if it becomes evergreen. This takes a bit of time. Adele is a very good musician and I'd like to sing with her. But, again, time will tell if her music will become evergreen." - Andrea Bocelli

"Art is not only the desire to tell one's secret; it is the desire to tell it and hide it at the same time." - Thornton Wilder

"I will say that when I first came out to the States to work on 'Jericho,' that was the only time that I've ever been frightened about a job, because in America they tell stories over such a long time, and I was petrified that I'd get bored." - Lennie James

"...My friend, there are some things that I cannot tell you. Some I will tell you in time; some, others will tell you; some you may never know, or you may be the first to find the answers." - Robin Mckinley

"Everything I've stated may prove to be total poppycock.... Perhaps time will tell. Perhaps time will do nothing of the kind." - Don Delillo

"A secret in the Oxford sense: you may tell it to only one person at a time." - Oliver Franks

"Because to tell you the truth, most of the time dying seems pretty much like my only means of escape" - Ellen Hopkins

"Human beings are the only creatures on the planet that tell time and think they have to earn a living." - R Buckminster Fuller

"Almost all the time, you tell yourself you're loving somebody when you're just using them. This only looks like love." - Chuck Palahniuk

"However, there is no assurance that we can produce world class players so soon. Only time can tell." - Jahangir Khan

"Humans will always tell you the story. Dogs can only tell you the truth. Trust your instincts and listen your dog." - Cesar Millan

"If you have a secret and tell someone everyone will know. You can only keep a secret if you don't tell anyone." - Benjamin Franklin

"Father says it will come in time. "Time heals," he says. I do' tell him that I do' know what time is." - Mary E. Pearson

"Father says it will come in time. "Time heals," he says. I don't tell him that I don't know what time is." - Mary E. Pearson

"It will never be a perfect time, you can only make time perfect." - Daymond John

"You may forget but let me tell you this: someone in some future time will think of us" - Sappho

"I don't wear a watch. How do I know my time? I find that someone will always tell me." - Michael Patrick King

"Tell her the joyous Time will not be staid, Unlesse she doe him by the forelock take." - Edmund Spenser

"If you tell a friend a secret, she will keep the secret by telling only one other person." - Lisa Birnbach

"To deal with future we have to deal with possibilities. Analysis will only tell us what is." - Edward De Bono

"All things to all men only fools will tell, Truth profits none but those that use it well." - John Stuart Blackie

"The only way to truly conquer something, as every great philosopher and geneticist will tell you, is to love it." - Christopher Mcdougall

"I can't tell what god will do because I'm not God. I can only take you back to biblical principle." - Paula White

"A woman who will tell her age, will tell anything." - Mary Kay Ash

"The only thing a cat worries about is what's happening right now. As we tell the kittens, you can only wash one paw at a time." - Lloyd Alexander

"Albert Camus wrote that the only serious question is whether to kill yourself or not. Tom Robbins wrote that the only serious question is whether time has a beginning and an end. Camus clearly got up on the wrong side of bed, and Robbins must have forgotten to set the alarm. There is only one serious question. And that is: Who knows how to make love stay? Answer me that and I will tell you whether or not to kill yourself." - Tom Robbins

"I do have high expectations for Alex Riley. He seems athletic, articulate and intelligent. Only time will tell how far he goes, but Riley has bonafide potential. FCW did a nice job of preparing Alex for WWE. Alex's future success is largely up to Alex." - Jim Ross

"Try to see it my way, only time will tell if I am right or I am wrong. While you see it your way, there's a chance that we might fall apart before too long. We can work it out. W e can work it out." - John Lennon

"Climate scientists think of nothing but climate and then express their concerns in terms of constructs such as global mean surface temperature. But we live in a world in which all sorts of change is happening all the time, and the only way to understand what climate change will bring is to tell stories about how it manifests in people's lives." - Dale Jamieson

"You'd better hope and pray That you make it safe back to your own world You'd better hope and pray That you'll wake one day in your own world Because when you sleep at night They don't hear your cries in your own world Only time will tell If you can break the spell back in your own world" - Siobhan Fahey

"I wouldn't say I'm underrated, but more reserved. Only time will tell, but I've been good so far in being consistent and making hit after hit writing for myself and other artists, from rap to R&B, and being able to make those different records." - Nayvadius Cash

"In working with top leaders and thought philosophers of our time, I will tell you that among their secrets of success is a regular practice of acknowledging and appreciating what they have. It can offer an oracle into the future because it not only tells you where you are, but it also helps clarify where you want to go in life." - Jack Canfield

"I'm not the kind of person that's so self-confident that I would ever think I had recorded anything great. I know that whenever we finish an album and turn it in, I know that in my deepest heart of hearts that we did the best that we could. Only time goes on to tell what I will think of it 10 years later or if people will listen to it forever or if people will get tired of it." - Jim James

"If your objective is to tell time, you will not buy a mechanical watch. You have the time on your phone." - Ricardo Guadalupe

"When my Mama asks me will I ever change, I tell her yeah... But it's clear I will always be the same until the end of time." - Tupac Shakur

"Find advocates! Having advocates and people who will tell your story for you will only help you get noticed faster by more people." - Brit Morin

"I cannot tell you who will be accompanying me and why, because that would only make myself more vulnerable. So I will not talk about that." - Geert Wilders

"Any artist will tell you he's really only interested in the stuff he's doing now. He will, always. It's true, and it should be like that." - David Hockney

"I can do whatever I want. They will tell me if what I am doing is stupid or a total waste of time. I may tell them that they are wrong, and we will come to an agreement." - Bill Budge

"I will be the answer at the end of the line. I will be there for you. Why take the time? In the burning of uncertainty, I will be your solid ground. I, I will hold the balance if you can't look down. If it takes my whole life, I won't break. I won't bend. It will all be worth it, worth it in the end because I can only tell you what I know, that I need you in my life. When the stars have all gone out you'll still be burning so bright." - Sarah Mclachlan

"I always say if the marathon is a part-time interest, you will only get part-time results." - Bill Rodgers

"Pakistan is running away from talks which will be held only when we get reply. Time available is only tonight." - Sushma Swaraj

"Time is the coin of life. Only you can determine how it will be spent." - Carl Sandburg

"It will be only a matter of time before the music business establishment completely folds." - Thom Yorke

"You only die once, but you will be dead for a very long time." - Moliere

"When you are no more, only then for the first time will you be." - Rajneesh

"By the time we're through with them, the Japanese language will be spoken only in hell." - William Halsey

"Only people have been through that miserable time will recall the pass from their deep memory." - Zhang Yimou

"Only time, education and plenty of good schooling will make anti-segregation work." - Nat King Cole

"Speak out in acts; the time for words has passed, and only deeds will suffice." - Alfred North Whitehead

"When you are no more, only then for the first time will you be." - Osho

"We artists can only go so far as the people can follow us. We are not alone, we are part of the system. We can take risks, but if you want to go to the peak of your consciousness, you may very well find yourself alone. Even if you know how to translate what you see, maybe only ten people will be able to understand what you tell. But, if you have faith in your vision, and retell it again and again, you will start noticing that, after a time, more people will begin to catch up with you." - Jean Giraud

"If I could only give three words of advice, they would be, 'Tell the truth.' If I got three more words, I'd add: 'All the time.'" - Randy Pausch

"If nothing else, now we knew where to find each other, even if only time would tell if either of us would ever come looking." - Sarah Dessen

"I suppose we all tend to remember only the happiness from our childhood, as a sundial refuses to tell the time except in fine weather." - Bernard Levin

"If I could only give three words of advice, they would be, tell the truth. If I got three more words, I'd add: All the time." - Randy Pausch

"I tell you, it's funny because the only time I think about HIV is when I have to take my medicine twice a day." - Magic Johnson

"If I could only give three words of advice, they would be, 'Tell the truth.' If I got three more words, I'd add, 'All the time.'" - Randy Pausch

"The only reason to build a website is to change someone. If you can't tell me the change and you can't tell me the someone, then you're wasting your time." - Seth Godin

"In time, this so-called democracy will crumble, and there will be nothing. And the only thing that will remain will be Islam." - Siraj Wahhaj

"One cannot tell when he is going to be healed, so do not try to set an exact time limit. Faith, not time, will determine when the cure will be effected." - Paramahansa Yogananda

"Nationalism and patriotism in the wrong hands will destroy lives, it really will, because I'll tell you something: it takes a village to ruin a child. I think we've proven that time and time again in this country." - Janeane Garofalo

"If the world is ending, a woman will want time to fix her hair. If the world's ending, a woman will take time to to tell a man something he's done wrong." - Robert Jordan

"Marco Rubio, I think, will be president some day. Whether 2016 is his time, time will tell. He embraced immigration reform. He seems to have backed off. I'll let him explain why." - Lindsey Graham

"You have to figure out who the right person is to tell the story. And often, people who are very self-aware will only sound as if they are pontificating if they tell the story." - Ann Beattie

"If the right idea comes up, and it feels true to talk about somebody being in a truck, and that's the only way to tell the story, then I will reluctantly tell the story that way." - Shane Mcanally

"The cat: an animal that's so unpredictable, you can never tell in advance how it will ignore you the next time." - Evan Esar

"Be aware of your inner voice and follow it, even though most of the time it will tell you the most uncomfortable path to choose." - Glenn Close

"As any gardener will tell you, the cycles of nature require patience...Even a fast-growing vegetable like a radish requires time." - M. J. Ryan

"In life in general, you're never bulletproof, about the time you start thinking that, I always tell people, the karma train will come run you over." - Kevin Harvick

"As any war veteran will tell you, there is a vast difference between preparing for battle and actually facing battle for the first time." - Kevin Hearne

"The game [football] has moved on a lot but still, ask most players and they will tell you that pre-season isn't their favourite time of the year." - Colin Kazim-Richards

"I tell people all the time I want to be buried naked. I know there will be a store where I'm going." - Nan Kempner

"The most vigilant self-criticism of course is necessary, but the time comes when the artist must tell himself he is good or he will go under." - Gerald Moore

"I'm the whitest guy you will ever meet. The first time I saw an African-American, my dad had to tell me to stop staring." - Glenn Beck

"Time will tell how you rate against the rest of the competition. I'll let everyone else worry about championships. I'm going to worry about qualifying at Pomona." - Larry Dixon

"I tell you Wellington is a bad general, the English are bad soldiers; we will settle this matter by lunch time." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"I didn't want to be an actress at all, or famous even. I certainly enjoy acting now, absolutely. Time will tell whether or not I enjoy fame." - Gabourey Sidibe

"I've always been slightly preoccupied with death or whatever those kind of silly big questions people will tell you to not spend your time worrying about." - Conor Oberst

"When the remedy you have offered only increases the disease, then leave him who will not be cured, and tell your story to someone who seeks the truth." - Rumi

"We could either develop paradise on Earth or oblivion; wipe ourselves out, only the future will tell. It's what you do to make the future." - Jacque Fresco

"Five hundred and fifty generations have lived here. Only the stories we tell each other will create us as a true Canadian people." - Rudy Wiebe

"Lobbyists have more offices in Washington than the President. You see, the President only tells Congress what they should do. Lobbyists tell 'em what they will do." - Will Rogers

"I don't know how to thank you.' Then I will tell you. There is only one way I care for. Do better, and grow better, and be better." - George Macdonald

"Any fool may write a most valuable book by chance, if he will only tell us what he heard and saw with veracity." - Thomas Gray

"Some people will tell you werewolves can only shapechange under a full moon, but people also say there's no such things as ghosts." - Patricia Briggs

"Some will tell you that there are multiple worldviews. The Bible says we have only 2: the Truth and the Lie." - Mark Driscoll

"My apple trees will never get across And eat the cones under his pines, I tell him. He only says, 'Good fences make good neighbors." - Robert Frost

"My apple trees will never get across And eat the cones under his pines, I tell him. He only says, Good fences make good neighbours." - Robert Frost

"As any good Buddhist will tell you, the only way to find permanent joy is by embracing the fact that nothing is permanent." - Martha Beck

"I think only a batsman will be able to tell you about the goose bumps he gets after hitting a perfect cover drive. I'm one of them." - Gautam Gambhir

"It's hard to tell which assets will be toxic. The best way to ensure that only shareholders and banks feel it is have adequate capital." - Alan Greenspan

"You should tell yourself frequently 'I will only react to constructive suggestions.' This gives you positive ammunition against your own negative thoughts and those of others." - Jane Roberts

"only grieving can heal grief; the passage of time will lessen the acuteness, but time alone, without the direct experience of grief, will not heal it." - Anne Lamott

"Over the years, I've found one rule. It is the only one I give on those occasions when I talk about writing. A simple rule. If you tell yourself you are going to be at your desk tomorrow, you are by that declaration asking your unconscious to prepare the material. You are, in effect, contracting to pick up such valuables at a given time. Count on me, you are saying to a few forces below: I will be there to write." - Norman Mailer

"When you are gambling although you probably don't know it, your mind is on the tide, the ebb and flow of the universe, and there is no way to fight it. Going with the flow is the only option so there is no point in struggling against it. But it will tell you where you sit with God or the universe at that particular time in your life" - Robert Black

"Thanks to pathetic reporting by The New York Times and other media sycophants more than 50 years ago, Fidel Castro, following the dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista, was also seen by many as a liberator of Cuba. 'I am not a communist and neither is the revolutionary movement.' Castro said at the time. Only after he consolidated power, did he tell the truth: 'I am a Marxist-Leninist and I will be one until the last day of my life.'" - Cal Thomas

"To be honest with you, since 'Ocean's 11,' 'The Hangover' has become a movie that defines Vegas. Anybody in Vegas will tell you that and I'm proud of it. I love that. I think 'Hangover' does Vegas right and I think that not only, as you said, it's the top-grossing R-rated comedy of all-time, it's also the top-grossing about Vegas or set in Vegas." - Todd Phillips

"When anyone is creating anything, it has no choice but to be in that stream. The art I create and the art my colleagues create is part of it. But the question is: how long will it last in the stream? I think of it really as an enormous river, with its shores very distant from each other, and only time will tell what's going to last in the end. It seems to me that all music of our time is connected, but I never think about where I am in the river or how I would be placed by others inside of it." - Jennifer Higdon

"Sometimes it's not catastrophic. Sometimes you only come to the bottom of your coffee cup. Sometimes you have a good day. No one wants to know. No one wants to tell you about theirs either. You might somehow take it. Turn it against them. See the flaw. You always tell them the whole thing sucks. It keeps you alive. They figure if you're out there having a rotten time, everything's fine and you're doing your part. No one will ever try to take your bad times away from you but they'll come swarming for your happiness." - Henry Rollins

"A lot of the time the experts, the people who are supposed to be able to tell you what to do, will tell you that you can't do something even when you know you can. And a lot of the time it's your friends ... who tell you you can do it." - Mark Zuckerberg

"If you tell lies about a product, you will be found out - either by the Government, which will prosecute you, or by the consumer, who will punish you by not buying your product a second time." - David Ogilvy

"i will always tell you the truth." - Stephenie Meyer

"History, sir, will tell lies as usual." - George Bernard Shaw

"He will do what we tell him." - Peter Akinola

"I will tell the stork-man." - Tamora Pierce

"The earth will end only when God declares it's time to be over. Man will not destroy this earth. This earth will not be destroyed by a flood." - John Shimkus

"You are the only one who has understood even a whisper of me, and I will tell you that I am the only person who has understood even a whisper of you." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"A beautiful and binding morning The world outside begins to breathe See clouds arriving without warning I need you here to shelter me. If I could make these moments endless If I could stop the winds of change If we just keep our eyes wide open Then everything would stay the same And I know that only time will tell me how We'll carry on without each other So keep me awake for every moment Give us more time to be this way We can't stay like this forever But I can have you next to me today" - Josh Groban

"I tell you, the old-fashioned doctor who treated all diseases has completely disappeared, now there are only specialists, and they advertise all the time in the newspapers. If your nose hurts, they send you to Paris: there's a European specialist there, he treats noses. You go to Paris, he examines your nose: I can treat only your right nostril, he says, I don't treat left nostrils, it's not my specialty, but after me, go to Vienna, there's a separate specialist there who will finish treating your left nostril." - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"History will tell the story, America will always stand." - Randy Travis

"Your words will tell others what you think. Your actions will tell them what you believe." - T D Jakes

"Tell me how you measure me, and I will tell you how I will behave" - Eliyahu M. Goldratt

"Philosophy will tell you what to say, eloquence will tell you how to say it" - Marcus Cornelius Fronto

"The historian will tell you what happened. The novelist will tell you what it felt like." - E L Doctorow

"Computers are getting smarter all the time. Scientists tell us that soon they will be able to talk to us. (And by 'they', I mean 'computers'. I doubt scientists will ever be able to talk to us.)" - Dave Barry

"Every single ancient wisdom and religion will tell you the same thing - don't live entirely for yourself, live for other people. Don't get stuck inside your own ego, because it will become a prison in no time flat." - Barbara Ward, Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth

"If the world is ending, a woman will want to fix her hair. If the world's ending, a woman will take the time to tell a man something he's done wrong. -Matrim Cauthon" - Robert Jordan

"Women always think that if they tell a man not to be pompous that will shut him up, but I am an old hand at that game. I know that if a man bides his time his moment will come." - Robertson Davies

"If you are going to do something that will annoy people, tell them about it afterwards; then they will only be annoyed that you have done it, and won't have all the exasperation of trying to stop you." - Dorothy Cottrell



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