Time Quotes: Inspirational, Educational and Funny

These time quotes are not for once in a blue moon. Don’t wait for the eleventh hour. Rather, there’s no time like the present. Clock in. It’s now or never.

It’s your day in the sun. So, please review these insights, and beat the clock. You’ll learn about the importance of each precious minute.

Quotes About Time

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

Perfection is the child of time.
Joseph Hall

Time is money.
Benjamin Franklin

Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Warren Buffett

Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.
Leo Tolstoy

The bad news is that time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.
Michael Altshuler

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Best Time Quotes

Athletic skills are acquired over a long period of time and after countless hours of practice.
Zig Ziglar

I want to take all our best moments, put them in a jar, and take them out like cookies and savor each one of them forever.
Crystal Woods

You have only a short period of time in your life to make your mark, and I’m there now.
George Clooney

Future. That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true, and our happiness is assured.
Ambrose Bierce

Life is just a short period of time in which you are alive.
Philip Roth

Good Time Quotes

The measure of a life, after all, is not its duration but its donation.
Corrie Ten Boom

The span of life is too short to be trifled away in unconcerning and unprofitable matters.
Mary Astell

History is representational, while time is abstract.
Robert Smithson

While nothing is more uncertain than a single life, nothing is more certain than the average duration of a thousand lives.
Elizur Wright

Warren Buffett quote on time.

Wasted Time Sayings

While we are postponing, life speeds by.

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

Spare moments are the gold dust of time.
Bishop Hail

I’ve always believed in savoring the moments. In the end, they are the only things we’ll have.
Anna Godbersen

To do two things at once is to do neither.
Publilius Syrus

Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
Marcus Aurelius

When you spend time worrying, you’re simply using your imagination to create things you don’t want.
Shannon L. Alder

If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.
Bruce Lee

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William Penn quotation on time.

Better Late Than Never Quotes

I guess they’re called moments because they don’t last very long.
Sarra Manning

Lost time is never found again.
Benjamin Franklin

Time is the coin of life. Only you can determine how it will be spent.
Carl Sandburg

In any case, you can’t turn back the clock.
Michel Patini

Timing Quotes

Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Fortune pays you sometimes for the intensity of her favors by the shortness of their duration.
Baltasar Gracian

To think too long about doing a thing often becomes its undoing.
Eva Young

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

The butterfly has time enough.

Inspirational Time Quotes

If the world’s a veil of tears, Smile till rainbows span it.
Lucy Larcom

The present moment is a powerful goddess.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

Nothing is permanently perfect. But there are perfect moments and the will to choose what will bring about more perfect moments.
Mary Balogh

Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
Mother Theresa

If we take care of the moments, the years will take care of themselves.
Maria Edgeworth

You are not important because of how long you live; you are important because of how effective you live.
Myles Munroe

Beat the Clock

The common man is not concerned about the passage of time, the man of talent is driven by it.
Arthur Schopenhauer

The butterfly counts not months but moments and has time enough.
Rabindranath Tagore

You can’t let one bad moment spoil a bunch of good ones.
Dale Earnhardt

Time discovers truth.
Lucius Annaeus

Use your precious moments to live life fully every single second of every single day.
Marcia Wieder

The key is in not spending time but in investing it.
Stephen R. Covey

We must use time as a tool, not as a crutch.
John F. Kennedy

the present moment is a powerful goddess.

Time Quotes

Ask what time is, it is nothing else, but something of eternal duration becomes finite, measurable, and transitory.
William Law

It’s not the intensity of the man but the duration of his intensity that makes the man great.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Time is the wisest counselor of all.

It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

We never remember days, only moments.
Cesare Pavese

Life is a cruel teacher. She loves to give you the test first and the lesson later.
Daymond John

Time is a file that wears and makes no noise.
English Proverb

Funny Time Quotes

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

Whether it’s the best of times or the worst of times, it’s the only time we’ve got.
Art Buchwald

How did it get so late so soon? It’s the night before it’s afternoon. December is here before it’s June. My goodness, how the time has flown. How did it get so late so soon?
Dr. Seuss

Every moment is the paradox of now or never.
Simon Van Booy

Time Flies Quotations

There is no present or future-only; the past happening over and over again now.
Eugene O’Neill

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

Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.
Steve Jobs

At the end, one didn’t remember life as a whole but as just a string of moments.
David Levien

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

By Mike O’Halloran

Mike is the founder and editor of Greeting Card Poet.


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