90 Best Quotes About Time Management

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1.“The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.”

2.“The common man is not concerned about the passage of time, the man of talent is driven by it.”

3.“Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.”

4.“If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.”

5.“I am definitely going to take a course on time management — just as soon as I can work it into my schedule.”

6.“The shorter way to do many things is to only do one thing at a time.”

7.“To achieve great things, two things are needed; a plan, and not quite enough time.”

8.“It’s not enough to be busy, so are the ants. The question is, what are we busy about?”

9.“Time will explain it all. He is a talker, and needs no questioning before he speaks.”

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

11.“One cannot manage too many affairs: like pumpkins in the water, one pops up while you try to hold down the other.”

12.“Realize that if you have time to whine and complain about something, then you have the time to do something about it.”

13.“Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.”

14.“Four things come not back, the spoken word, the sped arrow, time past, and the neglected opportunity.”

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

16.“This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what to do with it.”

17.“A plan is what, a schedule is when. It takes both a plan and a schedule to get things done.”

18.“With technology and over-scheduling, we are forgetting to invest time in simple connective moments with others.”

19.“In times like these, it helps to recall that there have always been times like these.”

20.“Multitasking is overrated – I’d rather do one thing well than many things badly. Quality supersedes quantity every time.”

21.“It’s not that we have a little time, but more that we waste a good deal of it.”

22.“We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done.”

23.“The great dividing line between success and failure can be expressed in five words: ‘I did not have time.’”

24.“I always live in the present. The future I can’t know. The past I no longer have.”

25.“Too often man handles life as he does the bad weather. He whiles away the time as he waits for it to stop.”

26.“Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work in hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus.”

27.“They say I’m old-fashioned and live in the past, but sometimes I think progress progresses too fast!”

28.“You can’t have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.”

29.“There’s only one thing more precious than our time and that’s who we spend it on.”

30.“You can’t have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.”

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

32.“My favorite things in life don’t cost any money. It’s really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time.”

33.“The secret to multitasking is that it isn’t actually multitasking. It’s just extreme focus and organization.”

34.“Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now.”

35.“Time and tide wait for no man, but time always stands still for a woman of 30.”

36.“In truth, people can generally make time for what they choose to do; it is not really the time but the will that is lacking.”

37.“In life, when presented with any situation, breathe, take your time, focus and then decide what to do.”

38.“Doing one thing at a time is a recipe for a life that won’t keep up with your dreams.”

39.“You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.”

40.“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.”

41.“Stop and take your time to notice things and make those things you notice matter.”

42.“Try reading a book while doing a crossword puzzle. That’s the intellectual environment of the Internet.”

43.“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.”

44.“Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.”

45.“If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?”

46.“You ought to spend a little more time trying to make something of yourself and a little less time trying to impress people.”

47.“If you wait for the perfect moment when all is safe and assured, it may never arrive. Mountains will not be climbed, races won, or lasting happiness achieved.”

48.“Time can’t be measured in days the way money is measured in pesos and centavos, because all pesos are equal, while every day, perhaps every hour, is different.”

49.“Time management is an oxymoron. Time is beyond our control, and the clock keeps ticking regardless of how we lead our lives. Priority management is the answer to maximizing the time we have.”

50.“Don’t make the same decision twice. Spend time and thought to make a solid decision the first time so that you don’t revisit the issue unnecessarily.”

51.“You can do two things at once, but you can’t focus effectively on two things at once.”

52.“A wise person does at once, what a fool does at last. Both do the same thing; only at different times.”

53.“Delay always breeds danger, and to protract a great design is often to ruin it.”

54.“As we speak, cruel time is fleeing. Seize the day, believing as little as possible in the morrow.”

55.“An inch of time is an inch of gold but you can’t buy that inch of time with an inch of gold.”

56.“Free time is death to the anxious, and thank goodness I don’t have any of it right now.”

57.“Time is a created thing. To say ‘I don’t have time,’ is to say, ‘I don’t want to.”

58.“It’s not about the paycheck, it’s about respect, it’s about looking in the mirror and knowing that you’ve done something valuable with your day.”

59.“No such thing as spare time, no such thing as free time, no such thing as downtime. All you got is lifetime. Go.”

60.“It’s surprising how much free time and productivity you gain when you lose the busyness in your mind.”

61.“Rearranging your day around when you have the most energy is one simple way to work smarter instead of just harder.”

62.“Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.”

63.“My goal is no longer to get more done, but rather to have less to do.”

64.“For disappearing acts, it’s hard to beat what happens to the eight hours supposedly left after eight of sleep and eight of work.”

65.“There is never enough time to do everything, but there is always enough time to do the most important thing.”

66.“We are the generation capable of doing many things at once, without enjoying any of them.”

67.“Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four-hour days.”

68.“Life is flying by. You don’t have time to waste another minute being negative, offended or bitter. If someone did you wrong, get over it and move forward.”

69.“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.”

70.“The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.”

71.“If you trust in yourself… and believe in your dreams… and follow your star… you’ll still get beaten by people who spent their time working hard and learning things and weren’t so lazy.”

72.“Half our time is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save.”

73.“People hurry so they can get to places faster, where they’d rather not be, so they can have more time to do things they’d rather not be doing.”

74.“Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand, and melting like a snowflake.”

75.“There is never enough time to do everything, but there is always enough time to do the most important thing.”

76.“It is not enough to take steps which may someday lead to a goal; each step must be itself a goal and a step likewise.”

77.“Free time was the most precious time when you should be doing what you loved, or at least slowing down enough to remember what made your life worthwhile and happy.”

78.“Time = life; therefore, waste your time and waste your life, or master your time and master your life.”

79.“You must have been warned against letting the golden hours slip by, but some of them are golden only because we let them slip by.”

80.“The long unmeasured pulse of time moves everything. There is nothing hidden that it cannot bring to light, nothing once known that may not become unknown.”

81.“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!”

82.“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.”

83.“The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.”

84.“Waste your money and you’re only out of money, but waste your time and you’ve lost a part of your life.”

85.“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.”

86.“A person who has not done one half his day’s work by ten o’clock, runs a chance of leaving the other half undone.”

87.“Until you value yourself, you will not value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.”

88.“When you take the small roads you see the life that goes on there, and this makes your own life larger.”

89.“People are frugal in guarding their personal property; but as soon as it comes to squandering time they are most wasteful of the one thing in which it is right to be stingy.”

90.“One realizes the full importance of time only when there is little of it left. Every man’s greatest capital asset is his unexpired years of productive life.”