|No one can stop
time, but one can stop wasting time. "Be avaricious of time ", said Letourneux.
" Do not give any moment without receiving it in value; only allow the hours to go
from you with as much regret as you give to your gold; do not allow a single day to
pass without increasing the treasure of your knowledge and virtue."
Lydia, Sigourney mourned, " Lost, yesterday, somewhere between
sunrise and sunset, two golden hours, each set with sixty diamond minutes. No reward
is offered, for they are gone forever. " And she also said that, " lost wealth
maybe restored by industry the wreck of health regained by temperance,
forgotten knowledge by study, alienated friendship smoothed into forget fullness
even forfeited reputation won by penitence and virtue.