Time Quotes

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

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

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

They who know how to employ opportunities will often find that they can create them; and what we can achieve depends less on the amount of time we possess than on the use we make of our time. John Stuart Mill

Nothing is so dear and precious as time. Francis Rabelais

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

The two most powerful warriors are patience and time. Leo Tolstoy

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

To always be intending to live a new life, but never find time to set about it – this is as if a man should put off eating and drinking from one day to another till he be starved and destroyed. Walter Scott

Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so. Douglas Adams

Time is not measured by the passing of years but by what one does, what one feels, and what one achieves. Jawaharlal Nehru

We all start out in life with one thing in common; We all have the same amount of time. It’s just a matter of what we do with it. Harvey B. MacKay

I must govern the clock not be governed by it. Golda Meir

I wish I could stand on a busy street corner, hat in hand, and beg people to throw me all their wasted hours. Bernard Berenson

The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it. Jean Paul Sartre

Avoiding the phrase ‘I don’t have time…’, will soon help you to realize that you do have the time needed for just about anything you choose to accomplish in life. Bo Bennett

When I had youth I had no money; now I have the money I have no time; and when I get the time, if I ever do, I shall have no health to enjoy life. Louisa May Alcott

Time is the scarcest resource and unless it is managed nothing else can be managed. Peter Drucker

The thing with which I lose patience most is the clock. Its hands move too fast. Thomas Alva Edison

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