time and tide wait for no one

time and tide wait for no one

The opportunities of life will pass you by if you delay or procrastinate in taking advantage of them. You've had so many chances to get research grants or earn a master's degree, but you never get around to applying for any of them. You're going to end up stuck in the same dead-end career for your whole life, if you're not careful—time and tide wait for no one.
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They say that time and tide wait for no one. But those who learn to time the tide won't have to wait long for largemouth bass action in Florida's coastal rivers.
No more raw with trade or bitter sweet with sugar Our Woolies has gone but we still pick and mix with each other We have had hard day's nights a sound of our own Football sad and good times but we never walk alone Like time and tide wait for no one So our pool will live on.
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