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Time quotes (87)

Time wasted is existence; used is life.
Edward Young   Category: Time

A man with a watch knows what time it is. A man with two watches is never sure.
   Category: Time

We are tomorrows past.
Mary Webb   Category: Time

Work expands to fill the time available for its completion.
C. Northcote Parkinson   Category: Time

The shortest way to do many things at once is to do them one at a time.
Samuel Smiles   Category: Time

We didn't lose the game; we just ran out of time.
Vince Lombardi   Category: Time

Years steal fire from the mind as vigor from the limb; And Lifes enchanted cup but sparkles near the brim.
Lord George Gordon Byron   Category: Time

We never shall have any more time we have and we have always had all the time there is.
Enoch Arnold Bennett   Category: Time

If you realize too acutely how valuable time is you are too paralyzed to do anything.
Katharine Butler Hathaway   Category: Time

Truth has not special time of its own. Its hour is now always and indeed then most truly when it seems unsuitable to actual circumstances.
Dr. Albert Schweitzer   Category: Time

People find life entirely too time-consuming.
Stanislaw Jerszy Lec   Category: Time

CLOCK n. A machine of great moral value to man allaying his concern for the future by reminding him what a lot of time remains to him.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce   Category: Time

Come what come may Time and the hour runs through the roughest day.
William Shakespeare   Category: Time

Some people can stay longer in an hour than others can in a week.
William Dean Howells   Category: Time

Like the dew on the mountain Like the foam on the river Like the bubble on the fountain Thou art gone and forever!
Sir Walter Scott   Category: Time

The mystical life is the centre of all that I do and all that I think and all that I write.... I have always considered myself a voice of what I believe to be a greater renaissance the revolt of the soul against the intellect.
William Butler Yeats   Category: Time

When nothing seems to help I go and look at a stonecutter hammering away at his rock perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred and first blow it will split in two and I know it was not that blow that did it but all that had gone before.
Jacob August Riis   Category: Time

When I give a lecture I accept that people look at their watches but what I do not tolerate is when they look at it and raise it to their ear to find out if it stopped.
Marcel Archard   Category: Time

Nothing valuable can be lost by taking time.
Abraham Lincoln   Category: Time

Don't say you don't have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.
H. Jackson Brown Jr.   Category: Time

It takes one a long time to become young.
Pablo Picasso   Category: Time

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

Time goes you say? Ah no! Alas Time stays we go.
Austin Dobson   Category: Time

Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf.
Rabindranath Tagore   Category: Time

Nothing can be born of nothing nothing can be resolved into nothing.
Persius   Category: Time

I hate it in friends when they come too late to help.
Euripides   Category: Time

The proper function of man is to live not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them ... I shall use my time.
Jack London   Category: Time

Time destroys the speculations of man But it confirms the judgment of nature.
Marcus Tullius Cicero   Category: Time

You cannot step twice into the same stream. For as you are stepping in other waters are ever flowing on to you.
Heraclitus   Category: Time

Gather ye rosebuds while ye may Old Times is still a-flying: And this same flower that smiles today Tomorrow will be dying.
Robert Herrick   Category: Time

Why kill time when one can employ it.
Proverb   Category: Time

Fill the unforgiving minute with sixty seconds worth of distance run.
Rudyard Kipling   Category: Time

Pythagoras when he was asked what time it was answered that it was the soul of this world.
Plutarch   Category: Time

Backward turn backward O Time in your flight Make me a child again just for tonight!
Elizabeth Akers Allen   Category: Time

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

Time rushes towards us with its hospital tray of infinitely varied narcotics even while it is preparing us for its inevitably fatal operation.
Tennessee Williams   Category: Time

Meanwhile Time is flying flying never to return.
Publius Vergilius Maro Virgil   Category: Time

To choose time is to save time.
Francis Bacon   Category: Time

Much may be done in those little shreds and patches of time which every day produces and which most men throw away But which nevertheless will make at the end of it no small deduction from the life of a man.
Charles Caleb Colton   Category: Time

Life is made up of constant calls to action and we seldom have time for more than hastily contrived answers.
Learned Hand   Category: Time

Time is dead as long as it is being clicked off by little wheels; only when the clock stops does time come to life.
William Faulkner   Category: Time

The only time to buy these is on a day with no y in it.
Warren Buffett   Category: Time

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

Well. There was noting to be done for it. Things had happened as they did times arrow had yet to be reversed by humans done was done. If a man spent his life looking over his shoulder at every possible branching of his path he could have taken he would never accomplish anything. One must learn from history so as not to repeat it but one must not waste ones energy or time worrying about what might have been. Sorry ... but people die every day and the galaxy continues on quite well without them. Consider yourself lucky you are one of those as yet unselected by the Fates.
Steve Perry   Category: Time

We all sorely complain of the shortness of time and yet have much more than we know what to do with. Our lives are either spent in doing nothing at all or in doing nothing to the purpose or in doing nothing that we ought to do. We are always complaining that our days are few and acting as though there would be no end of them.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca   Category: Time

Three oclock is always too late or too early for anything you want to do.
Jean-Paul Sartre   Category: Time

Time heals griefs and quarrels for we change and are no longer the same persons.
Blaise Pascal   Category: Time

You cant turn back the clock. But you can wind it up again.
Bonnie Prudden   Category: Time

What a dead thing is a clock with its ponderous embowelments of lead and brass its pert or solemn dullness of communication compared with the simple altar-like structure and silent heart-language of the old sundials! It stood as the garden god of Christian gardens. Why is it almost everywhere vanished? If its business-use be superseded by more elaborate inventions its moral uses its beauty might have pleaded for its continuance. It spoke of moderate labours of pleasures not protracted after sunset of temperance and good hours. It was the primitive clock the horologue of the first world. Adam could scare have missed it in Paradise.
Charles Lamb   Category: Time

I can do only one thing at a time but I can avoid doing many things simultaneously.
Ashleigh Brilliant   Category: Time

Its not the men in your life that counts its the life in your men. Number Three in the Top Ten Most Famous Movie Quotes. The Guinness Book of Film
Mae West   Category: Time

We barely have time to react in this world let alone rehearse.
Ani Difranco   Category: Time

It was a bright cold day in April and the clocks were striking thirteen.
George Orwell   Category: Time

The feeling of being hurried is not usually the result of living a full life and having no time. It is on the contrary born of a vague fear that we are wasting our life. When we do not do the one thing we ought to do we have no time for anything else we are the busiest people in the world.
Eric Hoffer   Category: Time

Time sneaks up on you like a windshield on a bug.
Jon Lithgow   Category: Time

For tyme y-lost may not recovered be.
Geoffrey Chaucer   Category: Time

There is one kind of robber whom the law does not strike at and who steals what is most precious to men: time.
Napoleon Bonaparte   Category: Time

Ive had a wonderful time but this wasnt it.
Groucho Marx   Category: Time

The real secret of how to use time is to pack it as you would a portmanteau filling up the small spaces with small things.
Sir Henry Haddow   Category: Time

One cannot think well love well sleep well if one has not dined well.
Virginia Woolf   Category: Time

One today is worth two tomorrows.
Benjamin Franklin   Category: Time

I put instant coffee in a microwave oven and almost went back in time.
Steven Wright   Category: Time

The passing minute is every mans equal possession but what has once gone by is no longer ours.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus   Category: Time

One of the best lessons that anyone can learn in life is how to use time wisely. Consider what can be done in ten minutes. If you need a little mental relaxation you can sit down with a friend and play a game of cards. If you need some physical recreation you can engage in a few exercises that will help tone up your body. Perhaps you have a friend who for weeks or months has been looking for a letter. Then there may be among your acquaintances someone whose friendship you would value highly and whose counsel would be profitable. Learn to use ten minutes intelligently. It will pay you huge dividends.
William A. Irwin   Category: Time

Now is the time for all good men to come to.
Walt Kelly   Category: Time

Each of us is given a pocketful of time to spend however we may. We use what we will. We waste what we will. But we can never get back a day.
Roger Wilcox   Category: Time

There is no time for cut-and-dried monotony. There is time for work. And time for love. That leaves no other time!
Coco Chanel   Category: Time

Time is the school in which we learn Time is the fire in which we burn.
Delmore Schwartz   Category: Time

Some people stay longer in an hour than others do in a month.
William Howells   Category: Time

When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you till it seems as though you could not hold on a minute longer never give up then for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. quoted by Og Mandino.
Harriet Beecher Stowe   Category: Time

Gardening adds years to your life and life to your years.
Unknown   Category: Time

Time: That which man is always trying to kill but which ends in killing him.
Herbert Spencer   Category: Time

About the time we can make the ends meet somebody moves the ends.
Herbert Clark Hoover   Category: Time

Doing a thing well is often a waste of time.
Robert Byrne   Category: Time

Time is the great legalizer even in the field of morals.
Henry Louis Mencken   Category: Time

Nothing is improbable until it moves into past tense.
George Ade   Category: Time

Life is too short and the time we waste in yawning never can be regained.
Stendhal   Category: Time

Reason too late perhaps may convince you of the folly of misspending time.
George Washington   Category: Time

The Time of Your Life
William Saroyan   Category: Time

Time Management Tips: One can make a radar-like sweep of the horizon to identify time and task challenges while these are still manageable and while we still have a choice. The organizational adage the more parts the more trouble also applies to words. Multiplying words may actually multiply the probability of being misunderstood; economies in expression (without being taciturn or aloof) not only save time but usually are more honest and more clear. Regarding writing down thoughts and ideas: often we never recover what came to us once and went unused. What is the wisest use I can make of this sliver of time? Commit rather explicitly to goals.
Neal A. Maxwell   Category: Time

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 (Tony) Robbins   Category: Time

May we never let the things we cant have or don't have or shouldnt have spoil our enjoyment of the things we do have and can have. As we value our happiness let us not forget it for one of the greatest lessons in life is learning to be happy without the things we cannot or should not have.
Richard L. Evans   Category: Time

At the end of about a week I called back and said I need something to compare this to. Could I please have a microsecond?
Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper   Category: Time

Modern man thinks he loses something; time; when he does not do things quickly. Yet he does not know what to do with the time he gains; except kill it.
Erich Fromm   Category: Time

Nothing can be produced from nothing; nothing can be returned into nothing. Gigni de nihilo nihil; in nihilum nil posse reverti
Aulus Persius Flaccus   Category: Time

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

The passing day is prey to error. Time commands success and achievement
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe   Category: Time