->''"There is a vessel in your world where the days of my life are pressed together like the chapters of a book so that he may step from one to the other without increase of age, while I, weary traveler, must always take [[TropeNamers the slower path]]."''
-->-- '''Madame de Pompadour''', ''Series/DoctorWho'', [[Recap/DoctorWhoS28E4TheGirlInTheFireplace "The Girl in the Fireplace"]]

->''"I need you to [[WriteBackToTheFuture take a message]] to Sally Sparrow. And I'm sorry Billy, I am very, very sorry ... it's going to take you a while."''
-->-- '''10th Doctor''', ''Series/DoctorWho'', [[Recap/DoctorWhoS29E10Blink "Blink"]]

->''"Is this how time normally passes? Reaaally slowwlly? In the right order?"''
-->-- '''11th Doctor''', ''Series/DoctorWho'', [[Recap/DoctorWhoS31E10VincentAndTheDoctor "Vincent and the Doctor"]]

->'''Fry:''' What was it like, lying in that hole for a thousand years?\\
'''Bender:''' I was enjoying it until you guys showed up!
-->-- ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'', "Roswell That Ends Well"

->'''ComicBook/ThePhantomStranger:''' He is the only one of us that can time travel. Or can you time travel?\\
'''[[ComicBook/{{Hellblazer}} John Constantine]]:''' Only the regular way, guv. You know. One minute at a time.
-->-- ''ComicBook/TheBooksOfMagic''

->''"I've got a TimeMachine at home. It only goes forward at regular speed."''
-->-- '''Creator/DemetriMartin'''

->'''Omi:''' The only way I could get to the future was by waiting, so that's what I did!\\
'''Clay:''' You... waited?\\
'''Dojo:''' For fifteen hundred years?\\
'''Kimiko:''' But you don't have wrinkles or liver spots!\\
'''Jack:''' Or that "old person" smell.
-->-- ''WesternAnimation/XiaolinShowdown''

->''"The first ten million years were the worst; and the second ten million years, they were the worst too. The third ten million I didn't enjoy at all. After that I went into a bit of a decline."''
-->-- '''Marvin''', ''Literature/TheRestaurantAtTheEndOfTheUniverse''

->'''Superman:''' How did you get [[BadFuture here]]?\\
'''ComicBook/VandalSavage:''' The old-fashioned way. I'm immortal.
-->-- ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'', "Hereafter"

->''"That wasn't so bad. I'm hardly insane at all from the aeons of isolation and blind, '''seething''' rage."''
-->-- '''Sarda''', ''Webcomic/EightBitTheater''

->''"The oven doesn't really have any magical time properties to be negated. It just travels into the future at a rate of one second per second, like everyone else."''
-->-- ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}''

->'''Gary:''' [[foldercontrol]]

[[folder: Do you have a plan yet? ]]
'''Church:''' I've been standing in this hallway thinking for a thousand years. I've had time.
-->-- ''Machinima/RedVsBlue''

->''Well, I had to get to the future the hard way! [[CrapsackWorld Living through the... filth! The decay! And the bloodshed!]]''
-->-- '''Vault Tec Rep''', ''Videogame/{{Fallout 4}}''

->'''Man''': This is shell of time-travelling device. Power source is from future. So not invented yet. So boring.\\
'''Victor''': Well, do you have any other way for us to get to the future?\\
'''Man''': Yes! Live very long time! Future come without machine!
-->-- ''Comicbook/{{Runaways}}''

->'''Superman''': I was so afraid that I'd never see you again!\\
'''Lois''': What? Why? I mean... I worried when you disappeared, babe, but that was just a couple of hours ago!\\
'''Superman''': Is that all? Hard to believe... it was nearly five months for me.\\
'''Lois''': Five '''months'''?!
-->-- ''ComicBook/ActionComics #665''