Time is one of the most precious commodities we have in life. It’s something we can never get back once it’s gone. That’s why it’s so important to use our time wisely. In this blog post, we’ve gathered together 130 of the best time quotes. These quotes come from a variety of sources, including teachers, students, and famous authors. So, whether you’re looking for a little inspiration or just want to reflect on the importance of time, this list is for you.

“As time goes by, you seem to weed out the things that were making your life hard.” — Tom Petty

“Time stays long enough for anyone who will use it.” — Leonardo da Vinci

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

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

“The present time has one advantage over every other — it is our own.” — Charles Caleb Colton

“We go back and forth between being time’s master and its victim.” — James Gleick

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

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

 “For myself, personally, I am never really aware of timing or anything because I am passionate about what I do, so I have found that if you really love what you do, then time flies.” – Colm Wilkinson

“We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.” – Stacia Tausher

. “Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.” – Victor Hugo

“I thought: Just one step. One step at a time. You don’t have to do them all at once.” ― Jennifer Niven

“Time was such an odd thing. One moment you could talk to someone, then suddenly, they were gone.” – Patricia Briggs

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

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

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

“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

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

 “Time deals gently only with those who take it gently.” ― Anatole France

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

“The right time is any time that one is still so lucky as to have.” ― Henry James

“You can find something truly important in an ordinary minute.” ― Mitch Albom

“How you spend your time is more important than how you spend your money. Money mistakes can be corrected, but time is gone forever.” ― David Norris

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

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

“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

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

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

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

“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

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

“Time and health are two precious assets that we don’t recognize and appreciate until they have been depleted.” – Denis Waitley

“The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.” — Henry David Thoreau

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

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

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

“Hands of time move us forward, never back. Only memories frozen in mind, can we re-enact.” – Robert M. Hensel

“There are moments and days when I want to freeze time, and there are days I wish away.” – Sarah Williams

 “It’s always about timing. If it’s too soon, no one understands. If it’s too late, everyone’s forgotten.” ―  Anna Wintour

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

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

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

“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

“Time is the school in which we learn, time is the fire in which we burn.” – Elmore Schwartz

“All that really belongs to us is time; even he who has nothing else has that.” – Balthasar Grecian

“If time flies when you’re having fun, it hits the afterburners when you don’t think you’re having enough.” – Jeff Mallett

“No use thinking of the past for its gone, don’t think of the future because it has to come, think of the present because that’s where you are.” – Kazi Shams

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

“Better three hours too soon, than one minute too late.” – William Shakespeare

“Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.” – Nathaniel Hawthorne

“Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.” – Jim Rohm

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

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

“Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.” ― Mother Teresa

“It’s hard being left behind. (…) It’s hard to be the one who stays.” ― Audrey Neffenger

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

“Here we are, trapped in the amber of the moment. There is no why.” ― Kurt Vonnegut

“Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.” ― Haruki Murakami

“Scars have the strange power to remind us that our past is real.” ― Cormac McCarthy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“How did it get so late so soon?” ― Dr. Seuss

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

“It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.” ― Antoine de Saint-Expiry

“It has been said, ‘time heals all wounds.’ I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it is never gone.” ― Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy

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

“We go back and forth between being time’s master and its victim.” — James Gleick

“The present time has one advantage over every other — it is our own.” — Charles Caleb Colton

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

“It’s a strange thing, but when you are dreading something, and would give anything to slow down time, it has a disobliging habit of speeding up.” — J.K. Rowling

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

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” — Chinese Proverb

“As time goes by, you seem to weed out the things that were making your life hard.” — Tom Petty

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

“Never leave ’till tomorrow which you can do today.”— Benjamin Franklin

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

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

“The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.” Michael Saltshaker

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

“I don’t have time is just saying it’s not a priority.” Naval Radiant

“You can’t turn back the clock. But you can wind it up again.” — Bonnie Prudden

 “Although we try to control it in a million different ways, the only things you can ever really do to time are enjoy it or waste it. That’s it.” —A.J. Compton 

“No matter how much time passes, no matter what takes place in the interim, there are some things we can never assign to oblivion, memories we can never rub away.” —Haruki Murakami

“The more sand has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.” —Niccolò Machiavelli

“You have got to own your days and live them, each one of them, every one of them, or else the years go by and none of them belong to you.” —Herb Gardner

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

 “The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.”  — C.S. Lewis

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

“Three o’clock is always too late or too early for anything you want to do.” —Jean-Paul Sartre

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

 “I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.” —Douglas Adams

“Time is a great healer but a poor beautician.” —Lucille S. Harper

“Time is a brisk wind, for each hour it brings something new.” — Paracelsus

 “The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.”  — C.S. Lewis

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