70 Time quotes that'll help you realize its importance

Time is gold, as the saying goes, and you should use it wisely because you cannot reverse time back. Use your time in the most effective, productive, and efficient way. Time well spent will benefit you in the long run. May these quotes about time make you realize the value of time in achieving your goals.

Time quotes that'll help you realize its importance
1. “Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.” – William Penn

2. “Time is a companion that goes with us on a journey. It reminds us to cherish each moment, because it will never come again.” – Jean Luc Picard

3. “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 Jr.

4. “The most precious resource we all have is time.” – Steve Jobs

5. “Lack of time is actually lack of priorities.” – Tim Ferriss

6. “If we take care of the minutes, the years will take care of themselves.” – Benjamin Franklin

7. “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.” – Harvey Mackay

8. “Time never stops to rest, never hesitates, never looks forward or backward. Life's raw material spends itself now, this moment, which is why how you spend your time is far more important than all the material possessions you may own or positions you may attain.” – Denis Waitley

9. “Most time is wasted, not in hours, but in minutes. A bucket with a small hole in the bottom gets just as empty as a bucket that is deliberately emptied.” – Paul J. Meyer
Time quotes that'll help you realize its importance
10. “Those who make the worse use of their time are the first to complain of its shortness.” – Jean De La Bruyere

11. “Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds. Discard them and their value will never be known. Improve them and they will become the brightest gems in a useful life.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

12. “Time is the coin of life. Only you can determine how it will be spent.” – Carl Sandburg

13. “When time is not properly put to use, stagnation, unfruitfulness, disappointments, and near-success syndrome become a byproduct.” – Jasper Abiahu

14. “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
Time quotes that'll help you realize its importance
15. “The bad news is time flies. The good news is you're the pilot.” – Michael Altshuler

16. “Time is at once the most valuable and the most perishable of all our possessions.” – John Randolph

17. “Much may be done in those little shreds and patches of time which every day produces and which many men throw away.” – Charles Caleb Colton

18. “How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” – Annie Dillard

19. “Time is your most precious gift because you only have a set amount of it. You can make more money, but you can't make more time. When you give someone your time, you are giving them a portion of your life that you'll never get back. Your time is your life.” – Rick Warren
Time quotes that'll help you realize its importance
20. “Making ourselves more aware of our ability to master and use time is a powerful tool and it begins with awareness.” – Elizabeth Wells

21. “Time is a created thing. To say, I don't have time, is like saying, I don't want to.” – Lao Tzu

22. “Since at the end of the day, it’s not about having time, it’s really about making time for what’s important.” – Erin Brown Hollis

23. “Although we try to control it in a million different ways, the only things you can ever really do to time are enjoy it or waste it. That’s it.” – A.J. Compton

24. “There’s only one thing more precious than our time and that’s who we spend it on.” – Leo Christopher
Time quotes that'll help you realize its importance
25. “Time has a wonderful way of showing us what really matters.” – Anonymous

26. “An inch of time is an inch of gold but you can't buy that inch of time with an inch of gold.” – Chinese Proverb

27. “Time is a gift that most of us take for granted. We get so caught up in the busyness of our daily lives that we rarely stop and take a serious look at how we're spending this gift.” – Cheryl Richardson

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

29. “It's either you run the day, or the day runs you.” – Jim Rohn

30. “The way we spend our time defines who we are.” – Jonathan Estrin

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31. “Time slips away like grains of sand never to return again.” – Robin Sharma

32. “We need to determine what activities best utilize our time in order to achieve the results we desire in all areas of our life.” – Catherine Pulsifer

33. “Be selective with who you invest your time, wasted time is worse than wasted money.” – Anonymous

34. “Successful people use their time in a wise manner, unlike the mediocre people who squander it away on a daily basis.” – ATGW

35. “You can’t make up for lost time. You can only do better in the future.” – Ashley Ormon

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

37. “There is no time like the present to start making changes, but I have found that the best time is to start by going about your day differently as soon as you wake up.” – Kevin Kerr

38. “Time waits for no one.” – Folklore

39. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” – Steve Jobs

40. “Time is like a flowing river that swiftly moves along carrying us from yesterday to tomorrow.” – William Powell Tuck

41. “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

42. “When we understand time as an unfolding, we know when it is the right time to act.” – Glenn Aparicio Parry

43. “Know the value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it.” – Lord Chesterfield

44. “The best use of time is stepping back to identify the best use of time.” – Aaron Aalto

45. “You may delay, but time will not.” – Benjamin Franklin

46. “The key is in not spending time, but in investing it.” – Stephen R. Covey

47. “Time is really the only capital that any human being has, and the only thing he can’t afford to lose.” – Thomas A. Edison

48. “In such seconds of decision, entire futures are made.” – Dan Simmons

49. “If time and reason are functions of each other, if we are creatures of time, then we had better know it, and try to make the best of it. To act responsibly.” – Ursula K. Le Guin

50. “If you are constantly lamenting about never having enough time, you will accomplish absolutely nothing at all.” – Bradley Kirkland

51. “Time takes it all, whether you want it to or not.” – Stephen King

52. “There’s never enough time to do it right, but there’s always enough time to do it over.” – Jack Bergman

53. “Time is long but life is short.” – Stevie Wonder

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

55. “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

56. “Every day is a bank account, and time is our currency. No one is rich, no one is poor, we've got twenty four hours each.” – Christopher Rice

57. “The wisest are the most annoyed at the loss of time.” – Dante Alighieri

58. “Whether it’s the best of times or the worst of times, it’s the only time we’ve got.” – Art Buchwald

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

60. “The main problem with this great obsession for saving time is very simple: you can't save time. You can only spend it. But you can spend it wisely or foolishly.” – Benjamin Hoff

61. “Regret for wasted time is more wasted time.” – Mason Cooley

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

63. “Time is a slippery thing: lose hold of it once, and its string might sail out of your hands forever.” – Anthony Doerr

64. “Men talk of killing time, while time quietly kills them.” – Dion Boucicault

65. “Time flies over us but leaves its shadow behind.” – Nathaniel Hawthorne

66. “Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.” – Victor Hugo

67. “We must use time as a tool, not as a couch.” – John F. Kennedy

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

69. “Time is a brisk wind, for each hour it brings something new.” – Paracelsus

70. “I thought: Just one step. One step at a time. You don’t have to do them all at once.” – Jennifer Niven

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