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I suspect that almost everyone feels that there is just not enough time in the day. So much to do, so little time.

We are chronically feeling pulled in too many directions and feeling that it is impossible to live in this very moment, when this moment is really all we have. Today, with great hope that it might impact my readers, I felt inspired to share my all time favorite quote on time, by the great English writer and novelist Arnold Bennet (1867-1931):

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“Time is the inexplicable raw material of everything. With it, all is possible; without it, nothing.

The supply of time is truly a daily miracle; an affair genuinely astonishing when one examines it.

You wake up in the morning with your purse magically filled up with 24 hours of the unmanufactured tissue of the universe of your life! It is yours. It is the most precious of possessions. No one can take it from you. It cannot be stolen.

And no one receives either more or less than you receive. In the realm of time there is no aristocracy of wealth, and no aristocracy of intellect.

Genius is never rewarded by even an extra hour or a day.

And there is no punishment. Waste your infinitely precious commodity as much as you will, and the supply will never be withheld from you.

Moreover, you cannot draw on the future and it’s impossible to get into debt! You can only waste the passing moment. You cannot waste tomorrow; it is kept for you. You cannot waste the next hour; it is kept for you.

I have said the affair was a miracle. Is it not? You have to live on this 24 hours of daily time.

Out of it you have to spend health, pleasure, money, content, respect, and the evolution of your immortal soul.

Its right use and its most effective use, is a matter of the highest urgency and of the most thrilling actuality.

It all depends on you! Your happiness, the elusive prize that you are all clutching for, my friends, depends on your use of time.”

 

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