“There’s only one thing more precious than our time and that’s who we spend it on.” Leo Christopher. Here are 50 Inspirational Quotes About Time.

Quotes About Time

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

 2. “Take charge of your schedule. Make time for reflection and relaxation.” – Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

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

4. “If you don’t have time, the truth is, you don’t have priorities. Think harder; don’t work harder.” – Tim Ferriss

5.  “Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.” – Napoleon Hill

6. “Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

7. “Time is the friend of the wonderful company, the enemy of the mediocre.” – Warren Buffett

8. “Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important.” – Stephen R. Covey

9. “How we spend our days, is, of course, how we spend our lives.” – Annie Dillard

10. “The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.” – Stephen R. Covey

Quotes About Time

11. “Don’t be fooled by the calendar. There are only as many days in the year as you make use of. One man gets only a week’s value out of a year while another man gets a full year’s value out of a week.” – Charles Richards

12. “I get paid not by how many hours I work, but by the importance of the problems I solve.” – Unknown

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

14. “Spend less time giving your opinions and more time seeking the opinions of others.” – Tim Fargo

15.  “Take a deep breath, count to ten, and tackle each task one step at a time.” – Linda Shalaway

16. “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.” – John C. Maxwell

17. “There is never enough time to do everything, but there is always enough time to do the most important thing. ” –Brian Tracy

18. “It is the mark of great people to treat trifles as trifles and important matters as important.” – Doris Lessing

19. “Work is hard. Distractions are plentiful. And time is short.” – Adam Hochschild

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

Quotes About Time

21. “There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.” – Peter F. Drucker

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

23. “Discipline is your relationship with the time you have left.” – Barbara McNally

24. “A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.” – Bob Dylan

25. “The essence of self-discipline is to do the important thing rather than the urgent thing.” – Barry Werner

26. “Waste no more time arguing about what a good person should be. Be one.” – Marcus Aurelius

27. “Time can be an ally or an enemy. What it becomes depends entirely upon you, your goals, and your determination to use every available minute. ” – Zig Ziglar

28. “To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.” – Emily Dickinson

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

30. “It is not that we have a short time to live, but that we waste a lot of it.” – Seneca (On The Shortness Of Life)

Quotes About Time

31. “We must use time creatively.” – Martin Luther King Jr

32. “If time is money, it seems moral to save time, above all one’s own, and such parsimony is excused by consideration for others. One is straight-forward.” – Theodor Adorno

33. “We should always allow some time to elapse, for time discloses the truth.” – Seneca

34. “Time is money says the proverb, but turn it around and you get a precious truth. Money is time.” – George Gissing

35. “You’re never going to get rich renting out your time.” – Naval Ravikant

36. “Decide what your priorities are and how much time you’ll spend on them. If you don’t, someone else will.” – Harvey Mackay

37. “The whole future lies in uncertainty: live immediately.” – Seneca

38. “You can’t make up for lost time. You can only do better in the future. ” – Ashley Ormon

39. “Time is money, especially when you are talking to a lawyer or buying a commercial.” – Frank Dane

40. “Trade money for time, not time for money. You’re going to run out of time first.” – Naval Ravikant

41. “Time is more value than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.” – Jim Rohn

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

43. “Time is valuable, and when it is gone, it is gone. Time is wealth, and unlike money, when it is gone, you cannot replace it.” – Napoleon Hill

44. “He does not seem to me to be a free man who does not sometimes do nothing.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero

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

46. “If you’re wasting time having fun, you’re not wasting time.” – Tim Ferriss

47. “Be selective with who you invest your time, wasted time is worse than wasted money.” – Unknown

48. “No time is lost – it is a necessary part of the R&D phase for your work, career, life.” – Neil Strauss

49. “Earn with your mind, not your time.” – Naval Ravikant

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

Best Quotes About Time
“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
“There’s only one thing more precious than our time and that’s who we spend it on.” Leo Christopher
“The greatest gift you can give someone is your time because when you give your time, you are giving a portion of your life that you will never get back.” Anonymous

Ian Warner

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