31 Quotes About Time

We all have the same 24 hours in a day, but some people seem to squeeze twice as much out of that time. How do they do it? By learning to appreciate and make the most of time, every moment of every day. Here are 31 quotes about time that will help you do just that!

Quotes About Time

1. Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present. – Roger Babson

2. The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time. – Abraham Lincoln

3. Lost time is never found again. – Benjamin Franklin

4. Patience and time do more than strength or passion. – Jean de La Fontaine

5. The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is. – C. S. Lewis

6. If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over? – John Wooden

7. 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

8. Time is money. – Benjamin Franklin

9. You may delay, but time will not. – Benjamin Franklin

10. We are time’s subjects, and time bids be gone. – William Shakespeare

11. Time has been transformed, and we have changed it has advanced and set us in motion it has unveiled its face, inspiring us with bewilderment and exhilaration. – Khalil Gibran

12. We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right. – Nelson Mandela

13. Waste your money and you’re only out of money, but waste your time and you’ve lost a part of your life. – Michael LeBoeuf

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

15. Everything happens to everybody sooner or later if there is time enough. – George Bernard Shaw

16. Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in. – Henry David Thoreau

17. Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change. – Thomas Hardy

18. You can never plan the future by the past. – Edmund Burke

19. It is strange that the years teach us patience that the shorter our time, the greater our capacity for waiting. – Elizabeth Taylor

20. Until you value yourself, you won’t value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it. – M. Scott Peck

21. Yesterday’s the past, tomorrow’s the future, but today is a gift. That’s why it’s called the present. – Bil Keane

22. Time = Life, Therefore, waste your time and waste of your life, or master your time and master your life. – Alan Lakein

23. 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

24. It is my feeling that Time ripens all things with Time all things are revealed Time is the father of truth. – Francois Rabelais

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

26. What then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is. If I wish to explain it to him who asks, I do not know. – Saint Augustine

27. In all our deeds, the proper value and respect for time determines success or failure. – Malcolm X

28. Day, n. A period of twenty-four hours, mostly misspent. – Ambrose Bierce

29. The time I kill is killing me. – Mason Cooley

30. Time moves in one direction, memory in another. – William Gibson

31. Know how to live the time that is given you. – Dario Fo

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