You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.
The universal benefit of religion is that it gets the children out of the house on Sunday mornings.' 'But education gets them out of the house five days a week.
Time? Time? Why worry about something that takes care of itself so well? You were born with the habit of consuming time. Be satisfied with that.
Time, the spaces of light and dark, had long since lost orderliness.
And so I told myself to take that one. Because Father said clocks slay time. He said time is dead as long as it is being clicked off by little wheels; only when the clock stops does time come to life. The hands were extended, slightly off the horizontal at a faint angle, like a gull tilting into the wind.
I give it (grandfather's watch) to you not that you may remember time, but that you might forget it now and then for a moment and not spend all your breath trying to conquer it.