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Time and money spent in helping men do more for themselves is far better than mere giving.

Henry Ford

How does a project get to be a year behind schedule? One day at a time.

Fred Brooks

I don't think about time. You're here when you're here. I think about today, staying in tune.

John Lee Hooker

For tribal man space was the uncontrollable mystery. For technological man it is time that occupies the same role.

Marshall McLuhan

Live with no time-out.

Simone de Beauvoir

Doth thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that's the stuff life is made of.

Benjamin Franklin

Time is one of my most valuable assets.

Bill Anderson

We must use time as a tool, not as a couch.

John F. Kennedy

Right now a moment of time is fleeting by! Capture its reality, become the moment.

Paul Cerzanne

Time is the image of eternity.


Time gives growth, it gives continuity and it gives change. And in the case of some sculptures, time gives a patina to them.

Andy Goldsworthy

He that gains time gains all things.

American Proverb

At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict, or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child or a parent.

Barbara Bush

Time is my biggest enemy.

Bernard Appel

Fortunately time, rather than intelligence or study, eventually helps us see the other side of things.

Anne Marie Colbin

Slow and steady wins the race.

Aesop's Fables

Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in. I drink at it; but while I drink I see the sandy bottom and detect how shallow it is. Its thin current slides away, but eternity remains.

Henry David Thoreau

By and by never comes.

St. Augustine

The faster you go, the more chance there is of stubbing your toe, but the more chance you have of getting somewhere.

Charles F. Kettering

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

Charles Darwin

Pythagoras, when he was asked what time was, answered that it was the soul of this world.


Five years from now, we will be a different company, and five years from then, we will be another different company.

Jacques Nasser

One wastes so much time, one is so prodigal of life, at twenty! Our days of winter count for double. That is the compensation of the old.

George Sand

It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.

Winston Churchill

You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.

Charles Buxton

Too often we become so consumed with how we spend our days that we lose track of how we are spending our lives.

Sally Warner, Making Room for Making Art

Time cools, time clarifies; no mood can be maintained quite unaltered through the course of hours.

Thomas Mann

Memorable Quotes

Time can bring you down, time can bend your knees.

Eric Clapton

Unpunctuality is a vile habit.

Winston Churchill

We haven't the time to take out time.

Eugene Ionesco

We all find time to do what we really want to do.

William Feather

Time is your treasure.

J. M. Colter

To choose time is to save time.

Francis Bacon

You cannot kill time without injuring eternity.

Henry David Thoreau

Quality is abundant. Time is the new scarcity.

George Gilder

He who has no vision of eternity has no hold on time.

Thomas Carlyle

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I have a promptness problem. I am a promptness-free zone.

Ben Affleck

To some degree, you control your life by controlling your time.

Conrad Hilton

Even a crooked line can be made straight over time.

Albert Jabs

Time is the longest distance between two places.

Tennessee Williams

He who makes time precious lives forever.

Peter Megargee Brown

Time is born in the eyes, everybody knows that.

Julio Cort·zar
There is only one world, the world pressing against you at this minute. There is only one minute in which you are alive, this minute here and now. The only way to live is by accepting each minute as an unrepeatable miracle.
The past is not dead; it is not even past. People live on inner time; the moment in which a decisive thought or feeling takes place can be at any time. Timeless feelings are common to all of us.
Only one hour in the normal day is more pleasurable than the hour spent in bed with a book before going to sleep, and that is the hour spent in bed with a book after being called in the morning.
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.
Talk about it only enough to do it. Dream about it only enough to feel it. Think about it only enough to understand it. Contemplate it only enough to be it.
Time has no division to mark its passage; there is never a thunderstorm to announce the beginning of a new year. It is only we mortals who ring bells and fire off pistols.

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