55 Best Quotes on Time that will make you understand its value

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Quote no. 1 :

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

Quote no. 2 :

“The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.” – Michael Altshuler

Quote no. 3 :

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

Quote no. 4 :

“We’d never throw away money. Yet, we throw away time that is worth way more than money.” – Shane Parrish

Quote no. 5 :

“If you don’t value your time, neither will others. Stop giving away your time and talents- start charging for it.” – Kim Garst

Quote no. 6 :

“We cannot waste time. We can only waste ourselves.” – George Matthew Adams

Quote no. 7 :

“I must govern the clock, not be governed by it.” – Golda Meir

Quote no. 8 :

“Remember, today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.” – Dale Carnegie

Quote no. 9 :

“Time is the cruelest teacher; first she gives the test, then teaches the lesson.” – Leonard Bernstein

Quote no. 10 :

“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

Quote no. 11 :

“What fools call wasting time is most often the best investment.” – Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Quote no. 12 :

“Time and health are two precious assets that we don’t recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted.” – Denis Waitley

Quote no. 13 :

“If you are not doing what you love, you are wasting your time.” – Billy Joel

Quote no. 14 :

“Clocks were invented to warn us. Tick (time is passing). Tock (time has passed).” – Kamand Kojouri

Quote no. 15 :

“You don’t find the time to do things — you make the time to do things.” – Debbie Millman

Quote no. 16 :

“If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be the greatest prodigality.” – Benjamin Franklin

Quote no. 17 :

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

Quote no. 18 :

“We believe we don’t have enough time when really we don’t have enough focus.” – Mark Manson

Quote no. 19 :

“It’s such a shame to waste time. We always think we have so much of it.” – Mitch Albom

Quote no. 20 :

“In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.” – Leonardo da Vinci

Quote no. 21 :

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

Quote no. 22 :

“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

Quote no. 23 :

“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!” – Tony Robbins

Quote no. 24 :

“Don’t live in the past. There’s no point. You can’t change anything. What a waste of time.” – Bob Newhart

Quote no. 25 :

“Time flows in the same way for all human beings; every human being flows through time in a different way.” – Yasunari Kawabata

Quote no. 26 :

“Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its shortness.” – Jean de la Bruyere

Quote no. 27 :

“We go back and forth between being time’s master and its victim.” – James Gleick

Quote no. 28 :

“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

Quote no. 29 :

“I recommend you take care of the minutes and the hours will take care of themselves.” – Earl of Chesterfield

Quote no. 30 :

“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

Quote no. 31 :

“Do we need more time? Or do we need to be more disciplined with the time we have?” – Kerry Johnson

Quote no. 32 :

“Time is your most important resource. You can do so much in ten minutes.” – Ingvar Kamprad

Quote no. 33 :

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

Quote no. 34 :

“A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” – Charles Darwin

Quote no. 35 :

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

Quote no. 36 :

“Ordinary people think merely of spending time, great people think of using it.” – Arthur Schopenhauer

Quote no. 37 :

“You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.” – Charles Buxto

Short Quotes on Time:

  • “Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.” – Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • “Time is the currency of life.” – Shane Parrish
  • “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” – Steve Jobs
  • “Time isn’t the main thing. It’s the only thing.” – Miles Davis
  • Never leave ’till tomorrow which you can do today.” -Benjamin Franklin
  • “Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.” – William Penn
  • “If one has no time, one has also lost oneself.” – Marc Wittmann
  • “Time stays long enough for those who use it.” – Leonardo da Vinci
  • “The wisest are the most annoyed at the loss of time.” – Dante Alighieri
  • “There are no refunds on misspent time.” – Jack Butcher
  • “The key is in not spending time, but in investing it.” – Stephen R. Covey
  • “A year from now you will wish you had started today.” – Karen Lamb
  • “Time is the fire in which we burn.” – Gene Roddenberry

Quotes on Time – Be Patient:

  • “Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” – Lao Tzu
  • “Change is slow and gradual. It requires hard work, a bit of luck, a fair amount of self-sacrifice, and a lot of patience.” – Robert Greene
  • “No great thing is created suddenly.” – Epictetus
  • “Maybe that’s why life is so precious. No rewind or fast forward… just patience and faith.” – Cristina Marrero
  • “There is something good in all seeming failures. You are not to see that now. Time will reveal it. Be patient.” – Sivananda Saraswati

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