60+ Best Time Passing Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Pass the time definition is to let time or a period of time go by especially while doing something enjoyable. Inspirational time passing quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

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Time Passes Quotes

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

It’s being here now that’s important. There’s no past and there’s no future. Time is a very misleading thing. All there is ever is the now. We can gain experience from the past, but we can’t relive it, and we can hope for the future, but we don’t know if there is one. George Harrison

Time has no divisions to mark its passage, there is never a thunderstorm or blare of trumpets to announce the beginning of a new month or year. Even when a new century begins it is only we mortals who ring bells and fire off pistols. Thomas Mann

There are some moments you’d rather sleep through, pass from point A to point B without awareness of the time passing or the events that carry you from present to future. And it’s mostly those moments in which it’s smarter-safer-to stay awake. Robin Wasserman

matter how much time passes, no matter what takes place in the interim, there are some things we can never assign to oblivion, memories we can never rub away. Haruki Murakami

Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin. Mother Teresa

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Sometimes I just wanted to raise my hands and stop. But stop what? Maybe just growing up. Patti Smith

As if you could kill time without injuring eternity. Henry David Thoreau

Lost time is never found again. Benjamin Franklin

Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana. Groucho Marx

Time goes by, reputation increases, ability declines. Dag Hammarskjold

Time is free, but it’s priceless. You can’t own it, but you can use it. You can’t keep it, but you can spend it. Once you’ve lost it you can never get it back. Marvey Mackat

Free time is the most expensive time you have because nobody pays for it but you. But that also makes it the most valuable time you have, as you alone stand to reap the profits from spending it wisely. Jarod Kintz

You must have been warned against letting the golden hours slip by, but some of them are golden only because we let them slip by. James Matthew Barrie

Life is not just the passing of time. Life is the collection of experiences and their intensity. Jim Rohn

Amazing Time Passing Quotes

There is more to life than simply increasing its speed. Mahatma Gandhi

Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure. Oprah Winfrey

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

Time is a created thing. To say, ‘I don’t have time’ is like saying, ‘I don’t want to. Lao Tzu

The past is a ghost, the future a dream and all we ever have is now. Bill Cosby

Time is a game played beautifully by children. Heraclitus

Time does not change us. It just unfolds us. Max Frisch

Our life is made up of time. Our days are measured in hours, our pay measured by those hours, our knowledge is measured by years. Cecelia Ahern

Time whizzes by when you have children. They make you aware of the passing of time, but also help keep you young. Unknown

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

Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway. Earl Nightingale

Realize that if you have time to whine and complain about something, then you have the time to do something about it. Anthony J. D’Angelo

If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of. Bruce Lee

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

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough. Rabindranath Tagore 

Time passes by so quickly. Change happens all around us every day whether we like it or not. Enjoy the moment while you can. One day it will just be another memory. Unknown

Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting. Haruki Murakami

The proper, wise balancing of one’s whole life may depend upon the feasibility of a cup of tea at an unusual hour. Arnold Bennett

Warmth, perfume, rugs, soft lights, books. They do not appease me. I am aware of time passing, of all the world contains that I have not seen, of all the interesting people I have not met. Anais Nin

Worry about being better; bigger will take care of itself. Think one customer at a time and take care of each one the best way you can. Gary Comer

Top Time Passing Quotes

Neither can the wave that has passed by be recalled, nor the hour which has passed ever return. Ovid

You can’t have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time. Charles F. Kettering

Life is flying by. You don’t have time to waste another minute being negative, offended or bitter. If someone did you wrong, get over it and God will make it up to you. Joel Osteen

Time is what prevents everything from happening at once. John Archibald Wheeler

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

Has it ever struck you … that life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by you so quickly you hardly catch it going? It’s really all memory … except for each passing moment. Eric R. Kandel

Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door. Coco Chanel

You are nothing but a number of days, and whenever a day passes away, a part of you passes away. Hasan al-Basri

The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mode but the true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives the passion that she shows. The beauty of a woman grows with the passing years. Audrey Hepburn

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

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

You learn something out of everything, and you come to realize more than ever that we’re all here for a certain space of time, and, and then it’s going to be over, and you better make this count. Nancy Reagan

I didn’t go to the moon, I went much further – for time is the longest distance between two places. Tennessee Williams

You may delay, but time will not. Benjamin Franklin

They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself. Andy Warhol 

There is so little time for us all; I need to be able to say what I want quickly and to as many people as possible. Marc Bolan

The pictures do not lie, but neither do they tell the whole story. They are merely a record of time passing, the outward evidence. Paul Auster

Time passes, and little by little everything that we have spoken in falsehood becomes true. Marcel Proust

Yesterday is but today’s memory, and tomorrow is today’s dream. Khalil Gibran

Time goes, you say, Ah no! Alas, Time stays, we go.  Henry Austin Dobson 

You have got to own your days and live them, each one of them, every one of them, or else the years go by and none of them belong to you. Herb Gardner

Time wastes our bodies and our wits, but we waste time, so we are quits.  Anonymous

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

Time passes so slowly if you are unaware of it and so quickly if you are aware of it. Marc Bolan