Time Quotes | Wise Sayings about Time

In this article, you will discover a series of time quotes written by famous people. I hope it will inspire you and remind you that time is precious.

Time passes very quickly, even if we do not realize it.

Immediately the minutes, hours, days, and years pass by us.

Enjoy your loved ones and every moment of your life!

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“We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.” Nelson Mandela

“Life, if well lived, is long enough.” Seneca

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

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“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

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

“Change your 24 hours and you will change your life.” Eric Thomas

“Time is money.” Benjamin Franklin

“Life isn’t a matter of milestones, but of moments.” Rose Kennedy

“Time is long but life is short.” Stevie Wonder

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

 “The way we spend our time defines who we are.” Jonathan Estrin

“Lost, yesterday, somewhere between Sunrise and Sunset, two golden hours, each set with sixty diamond minutes. No reward is offered, for they are gone forever.” Horace Mann

“The future starts today, not tomorrow.” Pope John Paul II

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“An hour, once it lodges in the queer element of the human spirit, may be stretched to fifty or a hundred times its clock length.” Virginia Woolf

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

“The trouble is, you think you have time.” Buddha

“Truth alone will endure, all the rest will be swept away before the tide of time.” Mahatma Gandhi


“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

“We must use time creatively, and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.” Nelson Mandela

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

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“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

“One day, you’re 17 and you’re planning for someday. And then quietly, without you ever really noticing, someday is today. And then someday is yesterday. And this is your life.”  John Green

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

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

Time has no divisions to mark its passage, there is never a thunderstorm or blare of trumpets to announce the beginning of a new month or year. Even when a new century begins it is only we mortals who ring bells and fire off pistols. Thomas Mann

“Time is a construction of our consciousness. “ Maria Popova

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

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“Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” Harriet Beecher Stowe

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

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

Time is the warp of life… Oh, tell the young, the gay, the fair to weave it well. Joshua Marsden

“Own time or time will own you.“ Brian Norgard

“Time stays long enough for those who use it.“ Leonardo da Vinci

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Time is not composed of indivisible nows any more than any other magnitude is composed of indivisibles. Aristotle

“If time and reason are functions of each other, if we are creatures of time, then we had better know it, and try to make the best of it. To act responsibly. “ Ursula K. Le Guin

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

“We keep counting time. We have the sensation time is running out, and we bug ourselves with this. Time is nothing but an abstract measure of motion. We are living in an eternal now. “ Alan Watts

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