One way to explain the importance of time

But first some observations:
? These generations we’ve spawned are just too darn plain talking. The only organ that was ever mentioned in Hazel’s and my conversations was our Hammond.
? Box stores — So big, so little help.
? The most dangerous animal on Wall Street is not the bull or bear, but the bum steer.
Now, ‘the importance of time.?
There’s a bank that credits your account each morning with $86,400. It carries over no balance from day to day. Every evening it deletes whatever part of the balance you failed to use during the day.
What would you do? Draw out ALL OF IT, of course.
Each of us has such a bank. Its name is TIME. Every morning it credits you with 86,400 seconds. Every night it writes off, as lost, whatever of this you have failed to invest to good purpose. It carries over no balance. It allows no overdraft.
Each day it opens a new account for you. Each night it burns the remains of the day. If you fail to use the day’s deposits, the loss is yours.
There is no going back. There is no drawing against the ‘tomorrows.? You must live in the present on today’s deposits.
Invest it so as to get from it the utmost in health, happiness and success! The clock is running. Make the most of today.
To realize the value of one year, ask a student who failed a grade.
To realize the value of one month, ask a mother who gave birth to a premature baby.
To realize the value of one week, ask the editor of a weekly newspaper.
To realize the value of one hour, ask the lovers who are waiting to meet.
To realize the value of one minute, ask a person who missed the train.
To realize the value of one second, ask a person who just avoided an accident.
To realize the value of one millisecond, ask the person who won a silver medal in the Olympics.
Treasure every moment that you have. And treasure it more because you shared it with someone special, special enough to spend you time.
And, remember that time waits for no one.
Yesterday is history.
Tomorrow is a mystery.
Today is a gift. That’s why they called it the present.
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I am not a slow learner, and I am not stubborn. It’s just that habits are hard to break. But, the only time I make coffee correctly is with prepackaged coffee.
However, that’s more expensive than buying coffee in a 39 ounce can. I didn’t say I wasn’t cheap.
For more than three years I’ve been making myself two cups of coffee using a quarter cup of grounds to two cups of coffee.
And, it’s been terrible. No, I didn’t read any recipe on the can. No, I didn’t change the amount of either ingredient. There was no reason to. I knew the formula.
Again, I’m not a slow thinker, but it occurred to me a month ago that perhaps the ratio could be changed. Since then I’ve changed the amounts of each, though in opposite ratios, nearly every day.
Regardless of the mixtures, and regardless of the sweeteners, flavors of creams or having it straight, I never try a second cup, though I continue to make two. I better stick to my cheapness and only make one bad cup.

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