Instructive Quotes About Time

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

Don't wait. The time will never be just right.
Napoleon Hill

If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?
John Wooden

Lost time is never found again.
Benjamin Franklin

We must use time creatively.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
Bertrand Russell

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

Like as the waves make towards the pebbl'd shore, so do our minutes, hasten to their end.
William Shakespeare

Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.
William Shakespeare

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

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

Time makes more converts than reason.
Thomas Paine

Time brings all things to pass.

How did it get so late so soon? Its night before its afternoon. December is here before its June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?
Dr. Seuss

Time stays long enough for anyone who will use it.
Leonardo da Vinci

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

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

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

Forever is composed of nows.
Emily Dickinson

Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.
John Lennon

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

In times like these, it helps to recall that there have always been times like these.
Paul Harvey

We have not the time to take our time.
Eugene Ionesco

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

Time passes irrevocably.

Time is flying never to return.

All our sweetest hours fly fastest.

Time and tide wait for no man.
Geoffrey Chaucer

Time and memory are true artists; they remould reality nearer to the heart's desire.
John Dewey

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

Hide nothing, for time, which sees all and hears all, exposes all.

Old age and the passage of time teach all things.

The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to be.
Paul Valery

For time is the longest distance between two places.
Tennessee Williams

I confess, I do not believe in time.
Vladimir Nabokov

Lose not yourself in a far off time, seize the moment that is thine.
Friedrich Schiller

Nothing puzzles me more than the time and space; and yet nothing troubles me less.
Charles Lamb

Time, the devourer of all things.

Time, whose tooth gnaws away everything else, is powerless against truth.
Thomas Huxley

Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It is already tomorrow in Australia.
Charles M. Schulz

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

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 the wisest counselor of all.

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

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.
Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

Time is the father of truth, its mother is our mind.
Giordano Bruno

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

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

The time I kill is killing me.
Mason Cooley

The present time has one advantage over every other - it is our own.
Charles Caleb Colton

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

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

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Best Instructive Quotes About Time

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