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Thus times do shift, each thing his turn does hold New things succeed, as former things grow old
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"Thus times do shift, each thing his turn does hold; New things succeed, as former things grow old"

- Robert Herrick

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This quote by Robert Herrick speaks to the idea of modification and how it is a natural part of life. He is stating that time is continuously shifting and that things reoccured in cycles. He is suggesting that new things will always change old things, which this is a natural part of life. This concept of change is something that is seen throughout history, and it is something that we need to accept and welcome. Change can be hard, however it is likewise necessary for development and progress. We should want to let go of the old and accept the new in order to move on. This quote is a pointer that modification is inevitable which we should be open to it in order to grow and develop.

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England Flag This quote is written / told by Robert Herrick. He/she was a famous Poet from England. The author also have 14 other quotes.

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