Time Quotes

You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.-Abraham Lincoln



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




Time and tide wait for no man.-Geoffrey Chaucer



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



No matter how busy you are, you must take time to make the other person feel important.-Mary Kay Ash



Time moves in one direction, memory in another. – William Gibson



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



Don’t let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use.-Earl Nightingale



Put two ships in the open sea, without wind or tide, and, at last, they will come together. Throw two planets into space, and they will fall one on the other. Place two enemies in the midst of a crowd, and they will inevitably meet; it is a fatality, a question of time; that is all.-Jules Verne



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



All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages.-William Shakespeare



Punctuality is the virtue of the bored.-Evelyn Waugh



There are no secrets that time does not reveal.-Jean Racine



Tough times never last, but tough people do.-Robert H. Schuller



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


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



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



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




Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.-Nathaniel Hawthorne


Procrastination is the thief of time.-Edward Young



Time sometimes flies like a bird, sometimes crawls like a snail; but a man is happiest when he does not even notice whether it passes swiftly or slowly.-Ivan Turgenev



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



Men talk of killing time, while time quietly kills them.-Dion Boucicault



The clock talked loud. I threw it away, it scared me what it talked.-Tillie Olsen



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



The past cannot be cured. – Elizabeth I



Time is nature’s way of keeping everything from happening at once.-John Archibald Wheeler




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




Work is hard. Distractions are plentiful. And time is short.-Adam Hochschild



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


Lost time is never found again.-Benjamin Franklin



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



Time will pass and seasons will come and go.-Roy Bean


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



I went to a restaurant that serves ‘breakfast at any time’. So I ordered French Toast during the Renaissance.-Steven Wright



Time goes, you say? Ah, no! alas, time stays, we go. – Henry Austin Dobson



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



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


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




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



Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.-John Lennon



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



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



Time is a circus, always packing up and moving away.-Ben Hecht



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



Time is a dressmaker specializing in alterations. – Faith Baldwin



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




Now is the age of anxiety.-W. H. Auden



Time is the wisest counselor of all.-Pericles



Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current; no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by and another takes its place, and this too will be swept away.-Marcus Aurelius



I put instant coffee in a microwave oven and almost went back in time.-Steven Wright



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



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



Perfection is the child of time.-Joseph Hall




Nobody sees a flower really; it is so small. We haven’t time, and to see takes time – like to have a friend takes time.-Georgia O’Keeffe



People who cannot find time for recreation are obliged sooner or later to find time for illness.-John Wanamaker



Each moment is perfect and heaven-sent, in that each moment holds the seeds for growth.-Suzan-Lori Parks.

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