Monday, October 25, 2010

Time Quotes



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Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.
William Penn

The common man is not concerned about the passage of time, the man of talent is driven by it.
Shoppenhauer


Time = life; therefore, waste your time and waste of your life, or master your time and master your life.
Alan Lakein

Don’t be fooled by the calendar. There are only as many days in the year as you make use of. One man gets only a week’s value out of a year while another man gets a full year’s value out of a week.
Charles Richards

The key is in not spending time, but in investing it.
Stephen R. Covey

Ordinary people think merely of spending time. Great people think of using it.
Author Unknown

Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any. It is wonderful how much can be done if we are always doing.
Thomas Jefferson

Make use of time, let not advantage slip.
William Shakespeare

This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what to do with it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life.
Charles Darwin


All that really belongs to us is time; even he who has nothing else has that.
Baltasar Gracian

Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
Theophrastus

Time is money.
Benjamin Franklin

Gaining time is gaining everything in love, trade and war.
John Shebbeare

Until you value yourself, you will not value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
M. Scott Peck

Your greatest resource is your time.
Brian Tracy

You cannot kill time without injuring eternity.
Henry David Thoreau

Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.
Laertius Diogenes

Time is at once the most valuable and the most perishable of all our possessions.
John Randolph

Time is really the only capital that any human being has, and the only thing he can’t afford to lose.
Thomas Edison

Until we can manage time, we can manage nothing else.
Peter F. Drucker

What may be done at any time will be done at no time.
Scottish Proverb

A wise person does at once, what a fool does at last. Both do the same thing; only at different times.
Baltasar Gracian

One worthwhile task carried to a successful conclusion is worth half a hundred half finished tasks.
Malcolm S. Forbes

To think too long about doing a thing often becomes its undoing.
Eva Young

A year from now you will wish you had started today.
Karen Lamb



The surest way to be late is to have plenty of time.
Leo Kennedy

While we are postponing, life speeds by.
Seneca

You may delay, but time will not.
Benjamin Franklin

Never leave ’till tomorrow which you can do today.
Benjamin Franklin

You will never “find” time for anything. If you want time, you must make it.
Charles Bruxton

The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.
Michael Altshuler

Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.
Carl Sandburg

I am definitely going to take a course on time management… just as soon as I can work it into my schedule.
Louis E. Boone

In truth, people can generally make time for what they choose to do; it is not really the time but the will that is lacking.
Sir John Lubbock

Those who make the worse use of their time are the first to complain of its shortness.
Jean De La Bruyere

The great dividing line between success and failure can be expressed in five words: “I did not have time.”
Franklin Field

Time is the school in which we learn, time is the fire in which we burn.
Delmore Schwartz

Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.
Rodin

Time as he grows old teaches many lessons.
Aeschylus

Better three hours too soon, than one minute too late.
William Shakespeare

One always has time enough, if one will apply it well.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Believe that time is going to help you do what you want.
William Morris Hunt

Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
Napoleon Hill

All great achievements require time.
Maya Angelou

The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
Bertrand Russell

All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Victor Hugo

The time for action is now. It's never too late to do something.
Antoine de Saint Exupery

Time and the hour run through the roughest day.
William Shakespeare

It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link of the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Winston Churchill

The time to relax is when you don't have time for it.
Sydney J. Harris

Time stays, we go.
H. L. Mencken

When I am getting ready to reason with a man, I spend one third of my time thinking about myself and what I am going to say and two thirds about him and what he is going to say.
Abraham Lincoln

For time and the world do not stand still. Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.
John F. Kennedy

By the time we've made it, we've had it.
Malcolm Forbes

Time will take your money, but money won't buy time.
James Taylor

Many people take no care of their money till they come nearly to the end of it, and others do just the same with their time.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe




The only reason for time is so that everything doesn't happen at once.
Albert Einstein

In the real world, nothing happens at the right place at the right time. It is the job of journalists and historians to correct that.
Mark Twain

Clock watchers never seem to be having a good time.
James Cash Penney

Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save.
Will Rogers

I saw a bank that said "24 Hour Banking," but I don't have that much time.
Steven Wright


One always has time enough, if one will apply it well.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Believe that time is going to help you do what you want.
William Morris Hunt

Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
Napoleon Hill

All great achievements require time.
Maya Angelou

The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
Bertrand Russell

All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.
Victor Hugo

The time for action is now. It's never too late to do something.
Antoine de SaintExupery

Time and the hour run through the roughest day.
William Shakespeare

It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link of the chain of destiny can be
handled at a time.
Winston Churchill

The time to relax is when you don't have time for it.
Sydney J. Harris

Time stays, we go.
H. L. Mencken

When I am getting ready to reason with a man, I spend onethird of my time thinking
about myself and what I am going to say and twothirds about him and what he is going to say.
Abraham Lincoln

For time and the world do not stand still. Change is the law of life. And those who
look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.
John F. Kennedy

By the time we've made it, we've had it.
Malcolm Forbes

Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.
William Penn

Time will take your money, but money won't buy time.
James Taylor

Many people take no care of their money till they come nearly to the end of it, and
others do just the same with their time.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The only reason for time is so that everything doesn't happen at once.
Albert Einstein

In the real world, nothing happens at the right place at the right time. It is the
job of journalists and historians to correct that.
Mark Twain

Clock watchers never seem to be having a good time.
James Cash Penney

Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed
through life trying to save.
Will Rogers

I saw a bank that said "24 Hour Banking," but I don't have that much time.
Steven Wright

Try not to have a good time... this is supposed to be educational.
Charles M. Schulz

Take care of the minutes and the hours will take care of themselves.
Lord Chesterfield

One cannot manage too many affairs: like pumpkins in the water, one pops up while you try to hold down the other.
Chinese Proverb

The key is in not spending time, but in investing it.
Stephen R. Covey



Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year - and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade!
Anthony Robbins

Until you value yourself, you will not value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
M. Scott Peck

You will never find time for anything. If you want time, you must make it.
Charles Bruxton

The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.
Michael Altshuler

The first hour of the morning is the rudder of the day.
Henry Ward Beecher

Time flies. It's up to you to be the navigator.
Robert Orben

Time is the scarcest resource of the manager; If it is not managed, nothing else can be managed
Peter F. Drucker

Time = life; therefore, waste your time and waste of your life, or master your time and master your life.
Alan Lakein

Lost wealth may be replaced by industry, lost knowledge by study, lost health by temperance or medicine, but lost time is gone forever.
Samuel Smiles

This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what to do with it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

One always has time enough, if one will apply it well.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A man must be master of his hours and days, not their servant.
William Frederick Book

All time management begins with planning.
Tom Greening

Anything that is wasted effort represents wasted time. The best management of our time thus becomes linked inseparably with the best utilization of our efforts.
Ted W. Engstrom

It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste.
Henry Ford

It's how we spend our time here and now, that really matters. If you are fed up with the way you have come to interact with time, change it.
Wieder Marcia

Review our priorities, ask the question; What's the best use of our time right now?
Alan Lakein

Time is like money, the less we have of it to spare the further we make it go.
Josh Billings

Time is that which a man is always trying to kill, but which ends in killing him.
Herbert Spencer

You must never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
Charles Buxton

I am definitely going to take a course on time management… just as soon as I can work it into my schedule.
Louis E. Boone

Don't watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.
Samuel Levenson

The happiest people spend much time in a state of flow - the state in which people are so involved in an activity that nothing else seems to matter; the experience itself is so enjoyable that people will do it even at great cost, for the sheer sake of doing it.
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Time is a great healer, but a poor beautician.
Lucille S. Harper
Don't let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use.
Earl Nightingale

I am definitely going to take a course on time management... just as soon as I can work it into my schedule.
Louis E. Boone

You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.
Charles Buxton

Those who make the worst of their time most complain about its shortness.
La Bruyere

Nothing is ours except Time.
Geothe

He who gains time gains everything.
Benjamin Disraeli

Time is money.
Benjamin Franklin

You delay, but time will not.
Benjamin Franklin

Time lost is never found again.
Benjamin Franklin

Be mindful of how you approach time. Watching the clock is not the same as watching the sun rise.
Sophia Bedford Pierce

Living your life without a plan is like watching television with someone else holding the remote control.
Peter Turla

Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade!
Anthony Robbins

Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness, no laziness, no procrastination; Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
Lord Chesterfield

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that's the stuff that life is made of.
Benjamin Franklin

The bad news is time flies. The good news is you're the pilot.
Michael Altshuler

Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.
C. Northcote Parkinson

If it weren't for the last minute, a lot of things wouldn't get done.
Michael S. Traylor

All the flowers of all of the tomorrows are in the seeds of today.
Chinese Proverb

You can't catch one hog when you're chasing two.
Moe Schaffer

Ordinary people think merely how they will spend their time, a man of intellect tries to use it.
Schopenhauer

Take a rest. A field that has rested yields a beautiful crop.
Roman poet Ovid

Money is a wonderful thing, but it is possible to pay too high a price for it.
Alexander Bloch.

There is more to life than increasing its speed.
Gandhi

We can no more afford to spend major time on minor things than we can to spend minor time on major things.
Jim Rohn

The worst days of those who enjoy what they do are better than the best days of those who don't.
Jim Rohn

You must get good at one of two things. Planting in the spring or begging in the fall.
Jim Rohn

Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save.
Will Rogers

I made this letter longer than usual because I lack the time to make it shorter.
Pascal, Provincial Letters XVI

Crash programs fail because they are based on the theory that, with nine women pregnant, you can get a baby a month.
Wernher von Braun

Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.
Will Rogers

I was part of that strange race of people aptly described as spending their lives doing things they detest to make money they don't want to buy things they don't need to impress people they dislike.
Emile Henry Gauvreay

If you win the rat race, you’re still a rat.
Lily Tomlin

The cost of a thing is the amount of what I call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.
Henry David Thoreau

Do not confuse motion and progress. A rocking horse keeps moving but does not make any progress.
Alfred A. Montapert

I recommend to you to take care of the minutes; for hours will take care of themselves.
Lord Chesterfield

I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something. I will not refuse to do the something I can do.
Helen Keller

Time is the substance from which I am made. Time is a river which carries me along, but I am the river; it is a tiger that devours me, but I am the tiger; it is a fire that consumes me, but I am the fire.
Jorge Luis Borges

It is better to have lived one day as a tiger than a thousand years as a sheep.
Tibetan saying

Live each day as if it be your last.
Marcus Aurelius

Never leave till tomorrow that which you can do today.
Benjamin Franklin

He does not seem to me to be a free man who does not sometimes do nothing.
Cicero

The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
Bertrand Russell

In an organization, each person rises to the level of his own incompetence.
Laurence Peter

Never fight with a pig. You both get dirty and the pig enjoys it!
General Abrahm's Pig Law

Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save.
Will Rogers

Focused action beats brilliance.
Mark Sanborn

There is a time in the life of every problem when it is big enough to see, yet small enough to solve.
Mike Leavitt

Start by doing what's necessary, then what's possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
St Francis of Assisi

Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.
Hector Louis Berlioz

We all need a daily check up from the neck up to avoid stinkin 'thinkin' which ultimately leads to hardening of the attitudes.
Zig Ziglar

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