Time Passing Sayings and Quotes

Time stops nor slows down for anyone. Make the most of yours by checking out the collection of wise and insightful time passing quotes and sayings below.


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

Abraham Lincoln

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

Alan Lakein

Warmth, perfume, rugs, soft lights, books. They do not appease me. I am aware of time passing, of all the world contains that I have not seen, of all the interesting people I have not met.     

Anais Nin

They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.     

Andy Warhol

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

Anthony J. D’Angelo

The proper, wise balancing of one’s whole life may depend upon the feasibility of a cup of tea at an unusual hour.     

Arnold Bennett

The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mode but the true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives the passion that she shows. The beauty of a woman grows with the passing years.     

Audrey Hepburn

Lost time is never found again.     

Benjamin Franklin

You may delay, but time will not.     

Benjamin Franklin

The past is a ghost, the future a dream and all we ever have is now.     

Bill Cosby

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

Bruce Lee

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

Our life is made up of time. Our days are measured in hours, our pay measured by those hours, our knowledge is measured by years.     

Cecelia Ahern

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

Charles F. Kettering

Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.     

Coco Chanel

Time goes by, reputation increases, ability declines.     

Dag Hammarskjold

Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.     

Earl Nightingale

Don’t let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use.     

Earl Nightingale

Has it ever struck you ... that life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by you so quickly you hardly catch it going? It’s really all memory ... except for each passing moment.     

Eric R. Kandel

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

Eva Young

Worry about being better; bigger will take care of itself. Think one customer at a time and take care of each one the best way you can.     

Gary Comer

Everything happens to everybody sooner or later if there is time enough.     

George Bernard Shaw

It’s being here now that’s important. There’s no past and there’s no future. Time is a very misleading thing. All there is ever is the now. We can gain experience from the past, but we can’t relive it, and we can hope for the future, but we don’t know if there is one.     

George Harrison

Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana.     

Groucho Marx

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

Haruki Murakami

o 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

You are nothing but a number of days, and whenever a day passes away, a part of you passes away.     

Hasan al-Basri

As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.     

Henry David Thoreau

Time is a game played beautifully by children.     

Heraclitus

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