Let us draw an arrow arbitrarily. If as we follow the arrow we find more and more of the random element in the world, then the arrow is pointing towards the future; if therandomelement decreasesthearrow pointstowards the past? I shall usethe phrase'time's arrow'to express this one-way property of time which has no analogue in space.
It is to be emphasized that no matter how many [amplitude] arrows we draw, add, or multiply, our objective is to calculate a single final arrow for the event . Mistakes are often made by physics students at first because they do not keep this important point in mind. They work for so long analyzing events involving a single photon that they begin to think that the arrow is somehow associated with the photon [rather than with the event].richard feynman
I shot an arrow in the air. She fell to earth in Berkeley Square.Robert Hamer
Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana.
An arrow shot From a well-experienc’d archer hits the mark His eye doth level at.
A strange manner of battle, where one side works by constant motion and ceaseless charges, while the other can but endure passivelyas it standsfixed tothesod.The Norman arrow and sword worked on: in the English ranks the only movement was the dropping of the dead: the living stood motionless.
Sandra let her words fly on an arrow of certainty. "I know the whereabouts of a bona fide extra terrestrial."vanna bonta
The man who has been wounded by a chance arrow must not shoot at sight the first man he happens to meet.edward jenks
"You never know how things are gonna turn out, though, and that's the truth. You aim for one place, sure as an arrow, but before you hit the mark, the wind gets you. I don't believe I ever met one person who became what they wanted to be when they were your age."robert mccammon
Oh, I think it was like when, you know, Cupid throws an arrow and hits you. First, there was this Mexican band, dressed up with bows and arrows. They were playing some funky weird music,, I didn't know it yet, but it was like Lee Perry, George Clinton, and Sun Ra mixed up, Mexican funky.carlos santana
The long history of mankind is studded with convergences, perhaps most notably in social systems and the use of artefacts and technology. But for human history, set in the arrow of time, there appears to be one intolerable stumbling-block. This is the catastrophic failure in human values and decency.simon conway morris
An arrow may not be a shocklance, yet it can still kill you.robert jordan
I shot an arrow into the air, It fell to earth, I knew not where.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
What a man is is an arrow into the future and what a woman is is the place the arrow shoots off from.Sylvia Plath
I shot an arrow into the air. It fell to earth I knew not where. For so swiftly it flew, the sight could not follow it in its flight.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
We often give our enemies the means of our own destruction.aesop
Truth is an arrow and the gate is narrow...that it passes throughbob dylan
Aim at the sun, and you may not reach it; but your arrow will fly far higher than if aimed at an object on a level with yourself.
The devil hath not, in all his quiver's choice, An arrow for the heart like a sweet voice.lord byron
Just as a fletcher straightens an arrow shaft, even so the discerning man straightens his mind so fickle and unsteady, so difficult to guard. (Verse 33)
The arrow belongs not to the archer when it has once left the bow; the word no longer belongs to the speaker when it has once passed his lips, especially when it has been multiplied by the press.Heinrich Heine
On a lonely sword leaned he, Like Arthur on Excalibur In the battle by the sea. To his great gold ear-ring Harold Tugged back the feathered tail, And swift had sprung the arrow, But swifter sprang the Gael. Whirling the one sword round his head, A great wheel in the sun, He sent it splendid through the sky, Flying before the shaft could fly It smote Earl Harold over the eye, And blood began to run.
Time flies like an arrow, fruit flies like a banana.
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