Time Quotes To Inspire You Make The Most of It

There’s no time like the present, they say. And it’s true – the present is a fleeting moment, constantly slipping away as we move forward. That’s why it’s so important to make the most of every moment, to live in the present and appreciate all that it has to offer. With that in mind, here are some time quotes to help you live life to the fullest.

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Time management is a process of planning and controlling the amount of time you spend on specific activities. It can help you to achieve your goals, improve your productivity, and make the most of your time. 

There are many different time management techniques, but the most important thing is to find one that works for you and to stick to it. Some of the most popular techniques include goal setting, timeboxing, and task prioritization. 

Goal setting is the process of identifying what you want to achieve and then creating a plan to achieve it. It can help you to stay focused and motivated, and to avoid distractions. 

Timeboxing is the process of allocating a specific amount of time to a specific task. This can help you to stay focused and avoid procrastination. 

Task prioritization is the process of ranking tasks in order of importance and urgency. This can help you to focus on the most important tasks and avoid distractions.

93 Time Quotes

  1. “Time is an illusion.” – Albert Einstein

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

3. “Don’t waste your time with explanations: people only hear what they want to hear.” –  Paulo Coelho

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

5. “Your time is the one thing you can’t pawn off on somebody else. What do you want to be doing? Are you doing it?” – Anita Dhake

6. “Don’t waste your time in anger, regrets, worries, and grudges. Life is too short to be unhappy.” – Roy T. Bennett

7. “Time moves slowly, but passes quickly.” –  Alice Walker

8. “Time is an equal opportunity employer, but how we treat time is not equal.” – John C. Maxwell

9. “Time is what keeps everything from happening at once.” – Ray Cummings

10. “Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” –  Marthe Troly-Curtin

11. “The strongest of all warriors are these two — Time and Patience.” –  Leo Tolstoy

12. “Time and death sleep side by side.” – Garth Nix

13. “Time is the one thing we all have in common, but it is also the one thing that we all use differently.” – Catherine Pulsifer

14. “Time, as far as my father was concerned, was a gift you gave to other people.” – Michelle Obama

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Best Quotes of All Time

15. “Time’s the thief of memory” – Stephen King

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

17. “We have so much time and so little to do. Strike that, reverse it.” – Roald Dahl

18. “Time is the most valuable thing that a man can spend.” –  Diogenes

19. “Time is the longest distance between two places.” – Tennessee Williams

20.  “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

21. “Books have a unique way of stopping time in a particular moment and saying: Let’s not forget this.” –  Dave Eggers

22. “Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.” – Jean de La Bruyèr

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

24. “Time is what we want most,but what we use worst.” –  William Penn

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

26. “There is a time for work, and a time for love. That leaves no other time.” – Coco Chanel

27. “Being with you and not being with you is the only way I have to measure time.” –  Jorge Luis Borges

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

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

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Inspirational Time Quotes

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

31. “They say time heals all wounds, but that presumes the source of the grief is finite” – Cassandra Clare

32. “Time doesn’t heal emotional pain, you need to learn how to let go.” –  Roy T. Bennett

33. “Never waste any time you can spend sleeping.” – Frank H. Knight

34. “Everyone’s time is limited. What matters most is to focus on what matters most.” – Roy T. Bennett

35. “Time management is about life management.” – Idowu Koyenikan

36. “Time is precious, but truth is more precious than time.” – Benjamin Disraeli

37. “Punctuality is the thief of time” –  Oscar Wild

38. “Lost Time is never found again.” – Benjamin Franklin

39. “Never waste a minute thinking about people you don’t like.” –  Dwight D. Eisenhower

40. “Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its students.” – Hector Berlioz

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

42. “There’s never enough time to do all the nothing you want.” – Bill Watterson

43. “A man must dream a long time in order to act with grandeur, and dreaming is nursed in darkness.” –  Jean Genet

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Famous Quotes About Time

44. “Time has taught me not to lose hope, yet not to trust too much in hope either.” – Carlos Ruiz Zafón

45. “My past is everything I failed to be.” –  Fernando Pessoa

46. “Eternity is in love with the productions of time.” –  William Blake

47. “Time, as it grows old, teaches all things.” – Aeschylus

48. “And meanwhile time goes about its immemorial work of making everyone look and feel like shit.” –  Martin Amis

49. “If you keep waiting for the right time, it may never happen. Sometimes you have to make the most of the time you have.”- Priya Ardis

50. “Time can be a greedy thing-sometimes it steals the details for itself.” – Khaled Hosseini

51. “The past is a ghost, the future a dream and all we ever have is now.” – Bill Cosby

52. “Only time can heal your broken heart. Just as only time can heal his broken arms and legs.” –  Miss Piggy

53.  “Time is what keeps everything from happening at once.” – Ray Cummings

54. “There will be time, there will be time. To prepare a face to meet the faces that you meet.” – T.S. Eliot

55. “Real museums are places where Time is transformed into Space.” –  Orhan Pamu

56. “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

57. “Where your attention goes, your time goes” –  Idowu Koyenikan

58. “Everything takes time. Bees have to move very fast to stay still.” – David Foster Wallace

59. “Enjoy life. There’s plenty of time to be dead.” –  Hans Christian Andersen

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

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Time Motivational Quotes

61. “Five minutes are enough to dream a whole life, that is how relative time is.” – Mario Benedetti

62. “Time expands, then contracts, all in tune with the stirrings of the heart.” – Haruki Murakami

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

64. “The best use of life is love. The best expression of love is time. The best time to love is now.” – Rick Warren

65. “Do not whine… Do not complain. Work harder. Spend more time alone.” – Joan Didion

66. “Time flies when you’re multitasking.” – Bert McCoy

67. “By the time you’re thirty, your worst enemy is yourself.” – Chuck Palahniuk

68. “The years teach much the days never know.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

69. “Love goes through all times” – Kerstin Gier

70. “Time is Galleons, little brother.” – J.K. Rowling

71. “Time is the enemy of identity” – Michael Moorcock

72. “Any time not spent on love is wasted.” – Torquato Tasso

73. “Time can be a greedy thing-sometimes it steals the details for itself.” – Khaled Hosseini

74. “Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.” –  William Shakespeare

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

76. “Time is the wisest counselor of all.” – Pericles

77. “Time doesn’t heal all wounds. We both know that’s bullshit; it comes from people who have nothing comforting or original to say.” – Adam Silvera

78. “Happy moments can turn into pain, given time.” – Matt Haig

79. “Time flies, and what is past is done.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

80. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking.” – Steve Jobs

81. “One step at a time is all it takes to get you there.” – Emily Dickinson

82. “There is a time for work, and a time for love. That leaves no other time.” – Coco Chanel

83. “We are all migrants through time.” – Mohsin Hamid,

84. “Time present and time past. Are both perhaps present in time future. And time future contained in time past.” – T.S. Eliot

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

86. “I don’t need time, I need a deadline.” – Duke Ellington

87. “Time moves in one direction, memory another. We are that strange species that constructs artifacts intended to counter the natural flow of forgetting.” – William Gibso

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

89. “Time has no meaning in itself unless we choose to give it significance” – Leo Buscaglia

90. “There are no secrets that time does not reveal.” – Jean Racine

91. “There is always time for another last minute” – Terry Pratchett

92. “The time that leads to mastery is dependent on the intensity of our focus.” – Robert Greene

93. “You forget, time doesn’t exist anymore. You gave it to me.” – Gayle Forman

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