The Best 35 Sci-fi Quotes About Time

Last Updated on November 20, 2020 by Scott M. Thomas

This writing is decorated with sci-fi quotes about time that are collected from various resources. 

The two things that really get the most interest in science fiction are time and space. Many famous science fiction movies and great novels have been written about time. How to travel in the past, or whether it is possible to travel in the future, these questions are most noticeable. This article is about the most famous quotes about the time of science fiction. I hope you like it.

“Old Time, that greatest and longest established spinner of all!…. his factory is a secret place, his work is noiseless, and his hands are mutes.” – Charles Dickens

“Looking at these stars suddenly dwarfed my own troubles and all the gravities of terrestrial life.” – H.G. Wells

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“Science, my lad, is made up of mistakes, but they are mistakes which it is useful to make, because they lead little by little to the truth.” – Jules Verne

“I have never listened to anyone who criticized my taste in space travel, sideshows or gorillas. When this occurs, I pack up my dinosaurs and leave the room.” – Ray Bradbury

“Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.” – Douglas Adams

“I guess I always felt even if the world came to an end, McDonald’s would still be open.” – Susan Pfeffer

“You are so… 11:59.” – Scott Westerfeld

“Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.” – Nathaniel Hawthorne

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“You can’t have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.” – Charles F. Kettering

“Regret for wasted time is more wasted time.” – Mason Cooley

“You can’t make up for lost time. You can only do better in the future.” – Ashley Ormon

“How did it get so late so soon? It’s the night before it’s afternoon. December is here before it’s June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?” – Dr. Seuss

“The way we spend our time defines who we are.” – Jonathan Estrin

“Would it save you a lot of time if I just gave up and went mad now?” – Douglas Adams

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“Nothing travels faster than the speed of light, with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys its own special laws.” – Douglas Adams

“We’d stared into the face of Death, and Death blinked first. You’d think that would make us feel brave and invincible. It didn’t.” – Rick Yancey

“Time slips away like grains of sand never to return again.” – Robin Sharma

“Time spent with cats is never wasted.” – Colette

“A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” – Charles Darwin

“Change your 24 hours and you will change your life.” – Eric Thomas

“We are an impossibility in an impossible universe.” – Ray Bradbury

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“The gods do not protect fools. Fools are protected by more capable fools.” – Larry Niven

“Who am I to deny gravity, Aurora? When you shine brighter than any constellation in the sky?” – Jay Kristoff

“Science fiction deals with improbable possibilities, fantasy with plausible impossibilities.” – Miriam Allen de Ford

“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” – Andy Warhol

“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” – J. R. R. Tolkien

“The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.” – C.S. Lewis

“We all have our time machines. Some take us back, they’re called memories. Some take us forward, they’re called dreams.” – Jeremy Irons

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 “I didn’t mind getting old when I was young. It’s being old now that it’s getting to me.” – John Scalzi

“The dinosaurs became extinct because they didn’t have a space program. And if we become extinct because we don’t have a space program, it’ll serve us right!” – Larry Niven

“If you ask ‘Should we be in space?’ you ask a nonsense question. We are in space. We will be in space.” – Frank Herbert

“The ‘Net’ is a waste of time, and that’s exactly what’s right about it.” – William Gibson

“The future is not google-able.” – William Gibson

“If you think this Universe is bad, you should see some of the others.” – Philip K. Dick

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“It really seems to me that in the midst of great tragedy, there is always the possibility that something terribly funny will happen.” – Philip K. Dick

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