German quotations M / 1 Time is my only enemy. Charlie Chaplin It is not little time we have but it is a lot of time we do not use. Lucius Annaeus Seneca Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow. Mark Twain Time is a great healer but a poor beautician. William Somerset Maugham Our time is so exciting that you actually can only shock people with boring things. Samuel Beckett M 1 / 1 Mein einziger Feind ist die Zeit. Charlie Chaplin Time is my only enemy. Charlie Chaplin: or Sir Charles Spencer (1889-1977) was an English comic actor and film director. He became one of the most famous actors as well as a notable filmmaker, composer and musician in the early to mid Classical Hollywood era of American cinema. M 1 / 2 Es ist nicht wenig Zeit, die wir haben, sondern es ist viel Zeit, die wir nicht nutzen. Lucius Annaeus Seneca It is not little time we have but it is a lot of time we do not use. Lucius Annaeus Seneca: or Seneca the Younger (4 BC- AD 65) was a Roman philosopher, statesman, natural scientist and dramatist. Most of his speeches he became famous for got lost. He was tutor and advisor to emporer Nero. M 1 / 3 Verschiebe nicht auf morgen, was auch bis übermorgen Zeit hat. Mark Twain Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow. Mark Twain: or Samuel Langhorn Clemens (1835-1910) was an American author and humorist. Most people know him because of his world famous novels The adventures of Tom Sawyer and The adventures of Huckleberry Finn. He is often quoted owing to his keen wit and incisive satire. M 1 / 4 William Somerset Maugham: (1874-1965) was an English playwright, novelist and short story writer who was among the most popular writers of his era. His masterpiece is generally agreed to be Of Human Bondage. Die Zeit ist ein guter Arzt, aber ein schlechter Kosmetiker. William Somerset Maugham Time is a great healer but a poor beautician. M 1 / 5 Unsere Zeit ist so aufregend, dass man die Menschen eigentlich nur noch mit Langeweile schocken kann. Samuel Beckett Samuel Beckett: (1906-1989) was an Irish writer, dramatist and poet. He was awarded the Nobel Prize of Literature in 1969 for his writing. He is publicly mostly famous for his play “Waiting for Godot” which was voted the most significant English language play of the 20th century. Our time is so exciting that you actually can only shock people with boring things. M / 2 Time is money. Benjamin Franklin Time is the best of critics, and patience is the best of teachers. Frederic Chopin Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely. Rodin One – two – three! Time runs in double quick and so do we. Wilhelm Busch Living in the present is the state between the good old time and the better future. Zarko Petan M 2 / 1 Zeit ist Geld. Time is money. Benjamin Franklin:(17061790) was one of the founding fathers of the USA. He was an author, satirist, political theorist, politician, scientist, inventor, statesman and diplomat. As a scientist he is famous for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. M 2 / 2 Die Zeit ist der beste Kritiker und Geduld der beste Lehrer. Frederic Chopin Time is the best of critics, and patience is the best of teachers. Frederic Chopin: (1810-1849) was a Polish composer and pianist. He was one of the great masters of Romantic Music. Several of Chopin’s pieces have become very well known - for instance ”The Revolutionary Ètude” the “Minute Waltz” and the “Funeral March”. M 2 / 3 Nichts ist wirklich Zeit verschwendung, wenn man die Erfahrung sinnvoll nutzt. Rodin Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely. Rodin: born Francois- AugusteRenè (1840-1917) was a French sculptor and draughtsman. He is regarded as the foremost sculptor of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Among his important sculptors are Man with the Broken Nose, The Age of Bronze and The Kiss. M 2 / 4 Eins – zwei - drei! Im Sauseschritt läuft die Zeit, wir laufen mit. Wilhelm Busch One – two – three! Time runs in double quick and so do we. Wilhelm Busch:(1832-1908) was a German caricaturist, painter and poet who is especially famous for his satirical picture stories such as Max and Moritz which has achieved the status as a popular classic and a bestseller artist. He also wrote a number of poems in a similar style to his picture stories. Only Goethe and Schiller are quoted more frequently in German than Busch. M 2 / 5 Die Gegenwart ist der Zustand zwischen der guten alten Zeit und der schöneren Zukunft. Zarko Petan Living in the present is the state between the good old time and the better future. Zarko Petan: (born in 1929) is a Slovenian writer, essayist, screenwriter and theatre and film director. But the most famous he is as a writer of aphorisms. He has published more than 60 books in Slovene, and many others in other languages, especially in Croatian. M / 3 Youth is the time to learn wisdom, old age is the time to use it. Jean Jacques Rousseau Freedom is a new religion, a religion of our time. Heinrich Heine In hard times you will need your relatives. Johann Wolfgang Goethe People who never have time do the least. Georg Christoph Lichtenberg Time does not change us. It just unfolds us. Max Frisch M 3 / 1 Die Jugend ist die Zeit, Weisheit zu lernen. Das Alter ist die Zeit, sie auszuüben. Jean Jacques Rousseau Youth is the time to learn wisdom, old age is the time to use it. Jean Jacques Rousseau: (1712 – 1778) was a major philosopher, writer, and composer of the 18th century Enlightenment, whose political philosophy influenced the French Revolution and the development of modern political and educational thought. M 3 / 2 Die Freiheit ist eine neue Religion, die Religion unserer Zeit. Heinrich Heine Freedom is a new religion, a religion of our time. Heinrich Heine:(1797 – 1856) was one of the most important German poets of the Romantic period. He is remembered for selections of his lyric poetry many of which were set to music by German composers but he was also a journalist, essayist and literary critic. M 3 / 3 Denn in Zeiten der Not bedarf man seiner Verwandten. Johann Wolfgang Goethe In hard times you will need your relatives. Johann Wolfgang Goethe: (1749 – 1832) is considered as the greatest German literary figure of the modern era. He was not only a poet, playwright and novelist but also a scientist, statesman, theatre director and critic. His chief masterpiece is the drama Faust (Part I and II). His influence spread across Europe, and his works have been a major source of inspiration in music, drama, poetry and philosophy. M 3 / 4 Die Leute, die niemals Zeit haben, tun am wenigsten. Georg Christoph Lichtenberg People who never have time do the least. Georg Christoph Lichtenberg: (1742 – 1799) was a German scientist and satirical writer, best known for his aphorisms he collected in his notebooks (waste books). In these notebooks he examined a wide variety of subjects from society and philosophical questions to psychology and art and literature. M 3 / 5 Die Zeit verwandelt uns nicht, sie entfaltet uns nur. Max Frisch Time does not change us. It just unfolds us. Max Frisch: (1911 – 1991) was a Swiss architect, playwright, novelist and diarist. He is regarded as best-known representative of German literature after World War II. His texts have been translated into many languages and his plays remain in the repertoire of the theatres around the globe. M / 4 They say that time changes things but you actually have to change them yourself. Andy Warhol Time is the longest distance between two places. Tennessee Williams All my possessions for a moment of time. Queen Elizabeth If you stop advertising to save money you can also stop your watch to save time. Henry Ford I am much more interested in the future than in present time because in the future I intend to live. Albert Einstein M 4 / 1 Man sagt, dass die Zeit Dinge verändert, aber eigentlich muss man das selbst tun. Andy Warhol They say that time changes things but you actually have to change them yourself. Andy Warhol: or Andrew Warhola (1928 – 1987) was an American painter, printmaker, and filmmaker. He was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. He started his career successfully as a commercial illustrator (Campbell’s soup cans). M 4 / 2 Die Zeit ist der längste Abstand zwischen zwei Orten. Tennessee Williams Time ist he longest distance between two places. Tennessee Williams: (1911 – 1983) was an American playwright who received many of the top theatrical awards for his works of drama. He won the Pulitzer Prize for his story A Streetcar Named Desire and many of his plays were made into movies and were hits. He was said to have a deep feeling for mystery in people’s lives. M 4 / 3 All meine Besitztümer für einen Moment Zeit. Queen Elizabeth All my possessions for a moment of time. Queen Elizabeth: (1533 – 1603) was Queen of England and Ireland from 1558 until her death. She was the fifth and last monarch in the Tudor dynasty and daughter of Henry VIII. She was celebrated as the ruler of the golden age (Elizabethan era) famous for the flourishing of the English drama and for the seafaring prowess of English adventurers. M 4 / 4 Wer aufhört zu werben, um Geld zu sparen, der kann auch seine Uhr anhalten, um Zeit zu sparen. Henry Ford If you stop advertising to save money you can also stop your watch to save time. Henry Ford:(1863 – 1947) was the American founder of the Ford Motor Company and father of modern assembly lines which are used in mass production. He introduced the Model T automobile and thus revolutionized transportation and the American industry. M 4 / 5 Mehr als die gegenwärtige Zeit interessiert mich die Zukunft, denn in der gedenke ich zu leben. Albert Einstein I am much more interested in the future than in present time because in the future I intend to live. Albert Einstein: (1879 – 1955) was a theoretical physicist who is often regarded as the father of modern physics. He received the Nobel prize in Physics in 1921 and he published more than 300 scientific and over 150 nonscientific works. His many contributions to physics include the special and general theories of relativity.