Top 100 Most Inspiring Quotes on Time

Time is an essential resource. We can never have enough of it. Time is what our lives are made of. It helps us to grow and evolve as human beings. We should not waste time on unimportant stuff and instead use it for our personal growth.

Any moment can’t be put back in its place, nor can a second or a minute. When you lose time, you’re not just losing two hours of your life that you’ll never get back again. You are also losing the chance to use those two hours for something better, like spending time with friends or family. Time is the most precious thing we have because we wouldn’t carry on living and being productive in society without it.

Here are 100 Time quotes that will inspire you deeply and make you question why you’re not doing anything with your life.

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

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

“Don’t wait for desperate times! Take action now, only if only baby steps.” ― Catherine Pulsifer

“The key is in not spending time, but in investing it.” – Stephen R. Covey

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

“Time flies. It’s up to you to be the navigator.” – Robert Orben

“It can be tough even finding the time to tackle a new venture, let alone the energy that you need to make it happen. But you have more time and energy than you think you have.” ― Matthew Oleniuk

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

“An inch of time is an inch of gold but you can’t buy that inch of time with an inch of gold.” Chinese Proverb

“Time is precious. Make sure you spend it with the right people.” Anonymous

“Everyone has the gift of time, but few utilize.” ― M. K. Soni

“Time goes on. So whatever you’re going to do, do it. Do it now. Don’t wait.” – Robert De Niro

“Don’t waste your time with lazy people who have no ambition.” ATGW

“You may delay, but time will not.” – Benjamin Franklin

“There is no greater harm than that of time wasted.” – Michelangelo

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

“Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you.” ― Carl Sandburg

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

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

“Better three hours to soon than one minute too late.” ― William Shakespeare

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

“Lost time is never found again.” – Benjamin Franklin

“Either you run the day, or the day runs you.” Jim Rohn

“There is always time for success.” ATGW

“The key is to have a balanced life. Set aside a fraction of your time to carry out your dreams and ambitions.” ― Michael Lee

“All great achievements require time.” – Maya Angelou

“Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.” – Theophrastus

“There is no time like the present to start making changes, but I have found that the best time is to start by going about your day differently as soon as you wake up. Kevin Kerr

“We must use time as a tool, not as a couch.” – John F. Kennedy

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

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

“Time, which changes people, does not alter the image we have of them.” ― Marcel Proust

“Time and words can’t be recalled, even if it was only yesterday.” ― Yiddish Proverb

“The timeless in you is aware of life’s timelessness. And knows that yesterday is but today’s memory and tomorrow is today’s dream.” ―

“The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once.” ― Albert Einstein

“Time is the most valuable thing that a man can spend.” – Diogenes Laërtius

“Time is a brisk wind, for each hour it brings something new… but who can understand and measure its sharp breath, its mystery and its design?” – Paracelsus

 “It’s really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time.” ― Steve Jobs

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

“Time makes more converts than reason.” – Thomas Paine

“The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” – Bertrand Russell

“Know how to live the time that is given you.” – Dario Fo

“How can we resent the life we’ve created for ourselves? Who’s to blame, who’s to credit, but us? Who can change it, any time we wish, but us?” ― Richard Bach

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

“We all make time for what we feel is important in our lives.” Anonymous

“Only after starting my business did I realize that this was not an issue of lacking time, it was about my negative beliefs that kept me from following my dream.” ― Earl Brandone,

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

“Everything that you want to be good at requires time, patience, and lots of repetition and practice.” ― Rohen Phoenix

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

“Time and tide wait for no man.” – Geoffrey Chaucer

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

“We spend a lot of time and energy wishing those things would change. Do not underestimate the power of this – how much thinking and stressing about other people or things outside of our control contributes to our survival mode and consequently inhibits our success.” ― Lisa Kardos

“Who controls the past, controls the future: who controls the present controls the past.” ― George Orwell

“If time travel is possible, where are the tourist from the future?” ― Stephen Hawkings

“For every minute you are angry, you lose 60 seconds of happiness.” Anonymous

“Everything takes time. Everything that hurts passes with time where each person heals on their own schedule.” ― Byron Pulsifer

“Time is a precious commodity. If you have not been enlightened to this actuality in your youth, you most certainly will in old age.” ― Adam Jacobs

“If not now, when?” Anonymous

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

“Time has a wonderful way of showing us what really matters.” Anonymous

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

“Time is the wisest counselor of all.” – Pericles

“We need to determine what activities best utilize our time in order to achieve the results we desire in all areas of our life.” ― Catherine Pulsifer

“Always make time for things that make you feel happy to be alive.” Anonymous

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

“Time is precious.” Anonymous

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

“Time slips away like grains of sand never to return again.” Robin Sharma

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

“I refuse to entertain negativity. Life is too big and time is too short to get caught up in empty drama.” Anonymous

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

“Time is like the wind, it lifts the light and leaves the heavy.” ― Domenico Cieri Estrada

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“There’s never enough time to do all the nothing you want.” ― Bill Watterson

“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

“In such seconds of decision entire futures are made.” ― Dan Simmons

“For the present is the point at which time touches eternity.” ― C.S. Lewis

“Time is money.” Benjamin Franklin

“If you are too busy to enjoy quality time with your family, then you need to re-evaluate your priorities.” Dave Willis

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

“Time is what prevents everything from happening at once.” – John Archibald Wheeler

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

“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

“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

“Time is the wisest of all things that are, for it brings everything to light.” ― Thales

“No story is the same to us after a lapse of time; or rather we who read it are no longer the same interpreters.” ― George Eliot

“Time is a gift that most of us take for granted. We get so caught up in the busyness of our daily lives that we rarely stop and take a serious look at how we’re spending this gift.” ― Cheryl Richardson

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