— Michael J. Fox Canadian-American actor 1961
— Albert Einstein German-born physicist and founder of the theory of relativity 1879 - 1955
„Do things right the first time. If you don’t have time to do a job once, you certainly don’t have time to do it again.“
— Don Soderquist 1934 - 2016
Don Soderquist “ Live Learn Lead to Make a Difference https://books.google.com/books?id=s0q7mZf9oDkC&lpg=pg=PP1&dq=Don%20Soderquist&pg=PP1#v=onepage&q&f=false, Thomas Nelson, April 2006 p. 58.
On Doing Things Right
— Sydney J. Harris American journalist 1917 - 1986
„Being brave is when you have to do something because you know it is right, but at the same time, you are afraid to do it, because it might hurt or whatever. But you do it anyway.“
— Meg Cabot, книга All American Girl
Источник: All-American Girl
„The mind is always asking you to do something over again, something you have already done so many times before. And every time you see that by doing it nothing is achieved. What else can madness be?“
— Benjamin Franklin American author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, a… 1706 - 1790
„There are times when you don't know yourself. There are times when you don't want to know yourself. There are times when you want to be what you have never allowed yourself to be before.“
— Aidan Chambers, This is All: The Pillow Book of Cordelia Kenn
Источник: This is All: The Pillow Book of Cordelia Kenn
— David Levithan, книга Every Day
Источник: Every Day
„Boys do tell you how they really feel. I think you just have to be in the right place at the right time or maybe be the right person“
— Kieran Scott, Megan Meade's Guide to the McGowan Boys
Источник: Megan Meade's Guide to the McGowan Boys
„You have to be in the right place at the right time and understand that and know when it is your time and how you react to it and how you respond to it.“
— Anna Sui American fashion designer 1964
CNN Interview (October 4, 2006)
„Never break a promise, but re-negotiate them if need be. If you haven’t got time to do it right, you don’t have time to do it wrong. Recognize that most things are pass/fail.“
— Randy Pausch American professor of computer science, human-computer interaction and design 1960 - 2008
Time Management (2007)
Контексте: General Advice: Never break a promise, but re-negotiate them if need be. If you haven’t got time to do it right, you don’t have time to do it wrong. Recognize that most things are pass/fail. Feedback loops: ask in confidence.
„There have been times throughout American history where what is right is not the same as what is legal. Sometimes to do the right thing you have to break the law.“
— Edward Snowden American whistleblower and former National Security Agency contractor 1983
Snowden's first U.S. television interview, to NBC's Brian Williams; Snowden: "Sometimes To Do The Right Thing You Have to Break a Law", Gawker (29 May 2014) http://gawker.com/snowden-sometimes-to-do-the-right-thing-you-have-to-b-1583145785
„If you have an opportunity to accomplish something that will make things better for someone coming behind you, and you don't do that, you are wasting your time on this earth“
— Roberto Clemente Puerto Rican baseball player 1934 - 1972
Another excerpt from the Tris Speaker speech – featuring a much more familiar version of the "wasting your time" warning – as quoted in "Standing Cheer for Roberto" by Houston Chronicle sportswriter John Wilson, in The Sporting News (February 20, 1971), p. 44.
Other, <big><big>1970s</big></big>, <big>1971</big>
Контексте: We must all live together and work together no matter what race or nationality. If you have an opportunity to accomplish something that will make things better for someone coming behind you, and you don't do that, you are wasting your time on this earth.
„When you truly embrace your human impermanence you connect with the power you have, and influence you have, over the time you have.“
— Steve Maraboli 1975
Life, the Truth, and Being Free (2010)
„Now all you can do is wait. It must be hard for you, but there is a right time for everything. Like the ebb and flow of tides. No one can do anything to change them. When it is time to wait, you must wait.“
— Haruki Murakami, книга The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
Источник: The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
„Suffering makes you live time in detail, moment after moment. Which is to say that it exists for you: over the others, the ones who don't suffer, time flows, so that they don't live in time, in fact they never have.“
— Emil M. Cioran Romanian philosopher and essayist 1911 - 1995
— Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
Вариант: Can I be blunt on this subject? If you don't have time to read, you don't have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.
Источник: On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
„Yeah, don't you take a break?'
'I don't have time for breaks.'
'That's the whole point of a break. When you've got no time, you need a break.“
— Randa Abdel-Fattah, Does My Head Look Big In This?
Источник: Does My Head Look Big In This?