We aspire to become successful and look forward to successful people for inspiration, learn a useful principle to follow, learn to manage time effectively.
Here are 50 timeless time quotes to guide us in our quest of learning art of time management.
50 Time Quotes to help you manage time wisely
#Time, #Quotes: Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today –Benjamin Franklin Click To Tweet
We realize our dilemma goes deeper than shortage of time; it is basically a problem of priorities. We confess, we have left undone those things that ought to have done; and we have done those things which we ought not to have done — Charles E. Hummel
Managing your time without setting priorities is like shooting randomly and calling whatever you hit the target – Peter Turla
#Time, #Quotes: You must get good at one of two things. Planting in the spring or begging in the fall –Jim Rohn Click To Tweet
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
I recommend to you to take care of the minutes; for hours will take care of themselves. –Lord Chesterfield Click To Tweet Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. –buddha Click To Tweet
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
Do not wait; the time will never be ”just right” Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along. –Napoleon Hill
[irp] #Time, #Quotes: Whether it’s the best of times or the worst of times, it’s the only time we’ve got. –Art Buchwald Click To Tweet This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what to do with it. –Ralph Waldo Emerson Click To Tweet #Time, #Quotes: Time is the school in which we learn, time is the fire in which we burn. – Delmore Schwartz Click To Tweet #Time, #Quotes: Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely. –Rodin Click To Tweet #Time, #Quotes: A year from now you will wish you had started today. –Karen Lamb Click To Tweet
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
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
#Time, #Quotes: Time is the fairest and toughest judge. –Edgar Quinet Click To Tweet
The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is – C. S. Lewis
[irp] #Time, #Quotes: I like to do all the talking myself. It saves time, and prevents arguments – Oscar Wilde Click To Tweet #Time, #Quotes: He who lets time rule him will live the life of a slave –John Arthorne Click To Tweet #Time, #Quotes: You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it – Charles Buxton Click To Tweet
For disappearing acts, it’s hard to beat what happens to the eight hours supposedly left after eight of sleep and eight of work – Doug Larson
People hurry so they can get to places faster, where they’d rather not be, so they can have more time to do things they’d rather not be doing – Peter Turla
Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion. – Cyril Northcote Parkinson
Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save. – Will Rogers
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
#Time, #Quotes: Live each day as if it be your last. – Marcus Aurelius Click To Tweet #Time, #Quotes: Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils. – Hector Louis Berlioz Click To Tweet [irp] Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That’s why it’s called the present. – Elanor Roosevelt Click To Tweet #Time, #Quotes: You can’t change the past, but you can ruin the present by worrying about the future. – Anonymous Click To Tweet #Time, #Quotes: Defer no time, delays have dangerous ends. –William Shakespeare Click To Tweet #Time, #Quotes: No man goes before his time — unless the boss leaves early. –Groucho Marx Click To Tweet #Time, #Quotes: Time as he grows old teaches many lessons. –Aeschylus Click To Tweet
It is better to have lived one day as a tiger than a thousand years as a sheep. – Tibetan saying
If you want to make good use of your time, you’ve got to know what’s most important and then give it all you’ve got.–Lee Iacocca
#Time, #Quotes: Money, I can only gain or lose. But time I can only lose. So, I must spend it carefully. –Anonymous Click To Tweet
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
#Time, #Quotes: Until we can manage time, we can manage nothing else. –Peter F. Drucker Click To Tweet [irp] #Time, #Quotes: The surest way to be late is to have plenty of time. –Leo Kennedy Click To Tweet
Time is really the only capital that any human being has, and the only thing he can’t afford to lose. –Thomas Edison
The great dividing line between success and failure can be expressed in five words: “I did not have time.” –Franklin Field
Depend upon it, sir, when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully. — Samuel Johnson
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
When we are doing what we love, we don’t care about time. For at least at that moment, time doesn’t exist and we are truly free.
Time is the most valuable coin in your life. You and you alone will determine how that coin will be spent. Be careful that you don’t let other people spend it for you.
Time management is an oxymoron. Time is beyond our control, and the clock keeps ticking regardless of how we lead our lives. Priority management is the answer to maximizing the time we have. –John C. Maxwell
I think time management as a label encourages people to view each 24-hour period as a slot in which they should pack as much as possible.–Tim Ferriss
Ordinary people think merely how they will spend their time, a man of intellect tries to use it. –Schopenhauer
How many seconds does it take to win second? As many as it takes to win first—if you don’t use them properly. –Jarod Kintz
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