143+ Best Value Of Time Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Famous Value Of Time Quotes

All my possessions for a moment of time. — Queen Elizabeth

Temperamentally anxious people can have a hard time staying motivated, period, because their intense focus on their worries distracts them from their goals. — Winifred Gallagher

Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. — Lord Chesterfield

The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body. The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results. — Tony Robbins, efficient time management quotes

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. — Wieder Marcia

Time is a created thing. To say “I don’t have time” is to say “I don’t want to”. — Lao Tzu

I always say, don’t make plans, make options. — Jennifer Aniston

Time is the most precious element of human existence. The successful person knows how to put energy into time and how to draw success from time. — Denis Waitley

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

What do you want to get done? In what order of importance? Over what period of time? What is the time available? What is the best strategy for application of time to projects for the most effective results? — Ted W. Engstrom

‘He who every morning plans the transaction of the day and follows out that plan, carries a thread that will guide him through the maze of the most busy life. But where no plan is laid, where the disposal of time is surrendered merely to the chance of incidence, chaos will soon reign. — Victor Hugo

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

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

You may delay, but time will not. — Benjamin Franklin

If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done. — Bruce Lee

Meticulous planning will enable everything a man does to appear spontaneous. — Mark Caine

All that really belongs to us is time; even he who has nothing else has that. — Baltasar Gracian

Set priorities for your goals. A major part of successful living lies in the ability to put first things first. Indeed, the reason most major goals are not achieved is that we spend our time doing second things first. — Robert J. Mckain

To do two things at once is to do neither. — Publius Syrus

Success is simple. Do what’s right, the right way, at the right time. — Arnold H. Glasgow, time management quotes success

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

In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable. — Dwight Eisenhower

Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now. — Alan Lakein

A wise person does at once, what a fool does at last. Both do the same thing; only at different times. — Baltasar Gracian

My favorite things in life don’t cost any money. It’s really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time. — Steve Jobs, time management quotes by Steve Jobs

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

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

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

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

The idea is to make decisions and act on them — to decide what is important to accomplish, to decide how something can best be accomplished, to find time to work at it and to get it done. — Karen Kakascik

Better three hours to soon than one minute too late. — William Shakespeare

The essence of self-discipline is to do the important thing rather than the urgent thing. — Barry Werner

The less one has to do, the less time one finds to do it in. — Lord Chesterfield

Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend. — Theophrastus

If time were to take on human form, would she be your taskmaster or freedom fighter? — Richie Norton

You can have it all. Just not all at once. — Oprah Winfrey, time management quotes and sayings

A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life. — Charles Darwin

The great dividing line between success and failure can be expressed in five words: I did not have time. — Franklin Field

One realizes the full importance of time only when there is little of it left. Every man’s greatest capital asset is his unexpired years of productive life. — P. W. Litchfield

One cannot manage too many affairs: like pumpkins in the water, one pops up while you try to hold down the other. — Chinese Proverb

Time is the school in which we learn, time is the fire in which we burn. — Delmore Schwartz

Create a definite plan for carrying out your desire and begin at once, whether you are ready or not, to put this plan into action. — Napoleon Hill

Review our priorities, ask the question; what’s the best use of our time right now? — Alan Lakein

You cannot kill time without injuring eternity. — Henry David Thoreau

People who never have any time on their hands are those who do the least. — George C. Lichtenberg

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

What do I mean by concentration? I mean focusing totally on the business at hand and commanding your body to do exactly what you want it to do. — Arnold Palmer, time management quotes business

Time is the wisest counselor of all. — Pericles

He that rises late must trot all day. — Benjamin Franklin

By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. — Benjamin Franklin

There’s never enough time to do all the nothing you want. — Bill Watterson

The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot. — Michael Altshuler

Time is like the wind, it lifts the light and leaves the heavy. — Domenico Cieri Estrada

I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time. — Ian Fleming

When one has much to put into them, a day has a hundred pockets. — Friedrich Nietzsche

Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them. — Henry Ford

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

It’s not enough to be busy, so are the ants. The question is, what are we busy about? — Henry David Thoreau

We must use time creatively and forever realize that the time is always hope to do great things. — Martin Luther King Jr.

Make measurable progress in reasonable time. — Jim Rohn

One always has time enough, if one will apply it well. — Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time. — Marthe Troly-Curtin

Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days. — Zig Ziglar

Time, which changes people, does not alter the image we have of them. — Marcel Proust

Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus. — Alexander Graham Bell, time management quotes for work

If, before going to bed every night, you will tear a page from the calendar, and remark, there goes another day of my life, never to return, you will become time conscious. — A.B. Zu Tavern

Who controls the past, controls the future: who controls the present controls the past. — George Orwell

Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save. — Will Rogers

You will never find time for anything. If you want time, you must make it. — Charles Bruxton

One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular. — Tony Robbins

Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed. — Charles De Montesquiu

The common man is not concerned about the passage of time, the man of talent is driven by it. — Shoppenhauer

I recommend you take care of the minutes and the hours will take care of themselves. — Earl of Chesterfield

What may be done at any time will be done at no time. — Scottish Proverb

Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going. — Samuel Levenson

If time travel is possible, where are the tourist from the future? — Stephen Hawkings

It’s not that we have little time, but more that we waste a good deal of it. — Seneca

Time and tide wait for no man. — Geoffrey Chaucer

How did it get so late so soon? — Dr. Seuss

Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any. It is wonderful how much can be done if we are always doing. — Thomas Jefferson

Until you value yourself, you will not value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it. — M. Scott Peck

To get all there is out of living, we must employ our time wisely, never being in too much of a hurry to stop and sip life, but never losing our sense of the enormous value of a minute. — Anonymous

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

We must use time as a tool, not as a couch. — John F. Kennedy

How you spend your time is more important than how you spend your money. Money mistakes can be corrected, but time is gone forever. — David Norris

Make use of time, let not advantage slip. — William Shakespeare

Time has no meaning in itself unless we choose to give it significance. — Leo Buscaglia

Procrastination is the foundation of all disasters. — Pandora Poikilos

I like to do weird things in the shower, like drink my coffee, brush my teeth and drink a smoothie. It’s good time management. — Michelle Williams

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

Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely. — Rodin

To choose time is to save time. — Francis Bacon, personal time management quotes

Gaining time is gaining everything in love, trade and war. — John Shebbeare

Monday is the key day of the week. — Anonymous

Better three hours too soon, than one minute too late. — William Shakespeare

He lives long that lives well; and time misspent is not lived but lost. — Thomas Fuller

The most efficient way to produce anything is to bring together under one management as many as possible of the activities needed to turn out the product. — Peter Drucker

While we are postponing, life speeds by. –Seneca, best time management quotes and sayings

Much may be done in those little shreds and patches of time which every day produces, and which most men throw away. — Charles Caleb Colton

Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe. — Abraham Lincoln

Whether it’s the best of times or the worst of times, it’s the only time we’ve got. — Art Buchwald

The surest way to be late is to have plenty of time. — Leo Kennedy

The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once. — Albert Einstein

The key is in not spending time, but in investing it. — Stephen R. Covey, time management quotes by Stephen Covey

The most efficient way to live reasonably is every morning to make a plan of one’s day and every night to examine the results obtained. — Alexis Carrel

Remember that time is money. — Benjamin Franklin

Lost time is never found again. — Benjamin Franklin, time management quotes Benjamin Franklin

Think ahead. Don’t let day-to-day operations drive out planning. — Donald Rumsfeld

A goal without a plan is just a wish. — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

If you have time to whine and complain about something then you have the time to do something about it. — Anthony J. D’Angelo

Time expands, then contracts, and in tune with the stirrings of the heart . — Haruki Murakami

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

The secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine. — Mike Murdock

You either drive the day or be driven by circumstances. — OverallMotivation

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

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

Everything requires time. It is the only truly universal condition. All work takes place in time and uses up time. Yet most people take for granted this unique, irreplaceable, and necessary resource. Nothing else, perhaps, distinguishes effective executives as much as their tender loving care of time. — Anonymous

I don’t think of the past. The only thing that matters is the everlasting present. — W. Somerset Maugham

Money, I can only gain or lose. But time I can only lose. So, I must spend it carefully. — One thing you can’t recycle is wasted time.

Never leave ’till tomorrow which you can do today. — Benjamin Franklin

Those who make the worse use of their time are the first to complain of its shortness. — Jean De La Bruyere

It’s how we spend our time here and now, that really matters. If you are fed up with the way you have come to interact with time, change it. — Marcia Wieder

It’s really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time. — Steve Jobs

When men are not regretting that life is so short, they are doing something to kill time. — Edgar Watson Howe

Until we can manage time, we can manage nothing else. — Peter F. Drucker, time management quotes by peter drucker

You can’t make up for lost time. You can only do better in the future. — Ashley Ormon

The first hour of the morning is the rudder of the day. — Henry Ward Beecher

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, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein. — H. Jackson Brown

The best thing to spend on your children is your time. — Louise Hart, time management quotes sayings

For the present is the point at which time touches eternity. — C.S. Lewis

Well arranged time is the surest mark of a well arranged mind. — Pitman

In such seconds of decision entire futures are made. — Dan Simmons

Time is the wisest of all things that are, for it brings everything to light. — Thales

It’s not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential. — Bruce Lee

Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity. — Hippocrates

Realize that now, in this moment of time, you are creating. You are creating your next moment. That is what’s real. — Sara Paddison

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

Time is like money, the less we have of it to spare the further we make it go. — Josh Billings

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

Anything that is wasted effort represents wasted time. The best management of our time thus becomes linked inseparably with the best utilization of our efforts. — Ted W. Engstrom

Never let yesterday use up today. — Richard H. Nelson

Time is the fairest and toughest judge. — Edgar Quinet

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