Time Sayings and Quotes

Time is a precious resource and once it’s gone, it’s gone forever. From over scheduling and constantly being plugged in, to completely dropping out of the rat race, everyone is looking to maximize the time they have left on earth. After all, there’s only so many hours in the day. Use your time wisely and check out the curated list of inspirational, wise, and humorous time quotes, sayings and proverbs below.


Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.     

Marthe Troly-Curtin

The time I kill is killing me.     

Mason Cooley

The more your know yourself, the more you understand life, the more you value your time.     

Maxime Lagacé

All great achievements require time.     

Maya Angelou

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

Michael Altshuler

Time isn’t the main thing. It’s the only thing.     

Miles Davis

Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.      

Napoleon Hill

Punctuality is the thief of time.     

Oscar Wilde

Time, the devourer of everything.     

Ovid

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

Rabindranath Tagore

Your time is your life. That is why the greatest gift you can give someone is your time.     

Richard Warren

Time slips through our hands like grains of sand never to return again. Those who us time wisely are rewarded with rich, productive and satisfying lives.     

Robin Sharma

Life isn’t a matter of milestones, but of moments.     

Rose Kennedy

Lost wealth may be replaced by industry, lost knowledge by study, lost health by temperance or medicine, but lost time is gone forever.     

Samuel Smiles

Realize that now, in this moment of time, you are creating. You are creating your next moment. That is what’s real.     

Sara Paddison

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

Seneca

We should always allow some time to elapse, for time discloses the truth.     

Seneca

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

Steve Jobs

Time is long but life is short.     

Stevie Wonder

Time is a drug; too much of it kills you.     

Terry Pratchett

Time is really the only capital that any human being has, and the only thing he can’t afford to lose.     

Thomas A. Edison

Time is non-refundable, use it with intention.     

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It is looking at things for a long time that ripens you and gives you a deeper meaning.     

Vincent Van Gogh

Time is a storm in which we are all lost.     

William Carlos Williams

You cannot always wait for the perfect time. Sometimes you must dare to jump.     

Yasmeen Bleeth

People often complain about lack of time when lack of direction is the real problem.     

Zig Ziglar