Quote by Thomas Otway

Clocks will go as they are set, but man, irregular man, is never constant, never certain.


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Summary

This quote suggests that while clocks and other mechanical devices operate predictably and reliably according to how they are programmed or set, human beings are characterized by their unpredictability. Unlike clocks, humans are not constant or certain in their actions or behaviors. They are subject to change, inconsistency, and variability. This highlights the unique nature of human beings as complex creatures capable of both intentional and unpredictable actions.

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By Thomas Otway
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