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Quotes, Sayings and Proverbs About Years



A hundred years of wrong do not make an hour of right. ~ German Proverb

Think naught a trifle, though it small appear: Small sands the mountain, moments make the year, And trifles life. ~ Edward Young

Year by year more and more of the world gets disenchanted. Even the icy privacy of the Arctic and Antarctic circles is invaded. We have played Jack Horner with our earth, till there is never a plum left in it. ~ James Russell Lowell

One golden day redeems a weary year. ~ Celia Thaxter

He who can see three days ahead will be rich for three thousand years. ~ Japanese Proverb

If all the year were playing holidays,
To sport would be as tedious as to work. ~ William Shakespeare

Learning teacheth more in one year than experience in twenty. ~ Roger Ascham

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No rock so hard that a little wave may beat admission in a thousand years. ~ Alfred Lord Tennyson

Years, following years, steal something every day; At last they steal us from ourselves away. ~ Horace

A fence lasts three years, a dog lasts three fences, a horse three dogs, and a man three horses. ~ German Proverb

Reason does not come before years. - German Proverb