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103 Thoughtful Quotes About Time to Ponder

Time is ticking away... here we present the best quotes with shareable pictures about time and its passage that we could find. We hope you enjoy pondering them, over time (-: If you do, please share widely.


The best time to make friends is before you need them.



Time takes time.



Time eases all things.



My time is now.



I don't spend any time whatsoever thinking about what might have been.



I'm very old. I haven't got time to be charming.



You have to get under the hood and spend some quality time with someone to understand what they're really good at.



Ride time like a wave. Dance in non-Euclidean geometry. And never take a tree, a flower, or a tower for granted.



There are moments when I wish I could roll back the clock and take all the sadness away, but I have the feeling that if I did, the joy would be gone as well.



How did it get so late so soon?

Longer Version:

How did it get so late so soon? Dr.



Regret for wasted time is more wasted time.



A year from now you will wish you had started today.



All that really belongs to us is time; even he who has nothing else has that.



Today is the first day of the rest of your life.



Make use of time, let not advantage slip.



Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it.

Longer Version:

Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness, no laziness, no procrastination; Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.



Clocks were invented to warn us. Tick (time is passing). Tock (time has passed).



Men talk of killing time, while time quietly kills them.



Time will explain.



Time is an illusion.

Longer Version:

Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.



Time stays long enough for those who use it.



In time and with water, everything changes.



Time is money.

Longer Version:

Time is money, but also money is money.



The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.



You can have it all. Just not all at once.



Lack of time is actually lack of priorities.



It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.



Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.



There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.



To be successful be ahead of your time, but only a little.



Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time.



Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.



In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy.



Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save.



Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.



The clock talked loud. I threw it away, it scared me what it talked.



The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.



Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change.



I prefer peace. But if trouble must come, let it come in my time, so that my children can live in peace.



I think time management as a label encourages people to view each 24-hour period as a slot in which they should pack as much as possible.



Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.



Our duty is to encourage every one in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the Truth.



There is something good in all seeming failures. You are not to see that now. Time will reveal it. Be patient.



Time is long but life is short.



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



It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying is not of importance, it lasts so short a time.



When you encounter difficulties and contradictions, do not try to break them, but bend them with gentleness and time.



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



This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what to do with it.



Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine, a possession for all time.



Manners require time, and nothing is more vulgar than haste.



Time is generally the best doctor.



Wasting time is something that people do or feel all over the world, not just in Italy.



Time is the wisest counselor of all.



One little person, giving all of her time to peace, makes news. Many people, giving some of their time, can make history.



The season of failure is the best time for sowing the seeds of success.



There is no greater harm than that of time wasted.



The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.



We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee.



He does not seem to me to be a free man who does not sometimes do nothing.



How much time he saves who does not look to see what his neighbor says or does or thinks.



Most of the time I spend when I get up in the morning is trying to figure out what is going to happen.



The busy have no time for tears.



In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.



What makes photography a strange invention is that its primary raw materials are light and time.



All books are divisible into two classes, the books of the hour, and the books of all time.



If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play.



Encouragement to others is something everyone can give. Somebody needs what you have to give. It may not be your money; it may be your time. It may be your listening ear. It may be your arms to encourage. It may be your smile to uplift. Who knows?



Patience and time do more than strength or passion.



I am what time, circumstance, history, have made of me, certainly, but I am also, much more than that. So are we all.



There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep.



Nothing endures but change.

Longer Version:

Nothing endures but change. There is nothing permanent except change. All is flux, nothing stays still.



Most people spend more time and energy going around problems than in trying to solve them.



The cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.



The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.



As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.



Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.



The time is near at hand which must determine whether Americans are to be free men or slaves.



Time is the fire in which we burn.



How does a project get to be a year behind schedule? One day at a time.



Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid.



He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the greatest innovator.



Contrary to general belief, an artist is never ahead of his time but most people are far behind theirs.



The time when most of you should withdraw into yourself is when you are forced to be in a crowd.



Forever is composed of nows.



Your soul is infinitely creative. It is alive and expansive in nature. It is curious and playful, changing with the tides of time.



I do not want to waste any time. And if you are not working on important things, you are wasting time.



In order to become prosperous, a person must initially work very hard, so he or she has to sacrifice a lot of leisure time.



You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.



A day without laughter is a day wasted.



Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own; and from morning to night, as from the cradle to the grave, it is but a succession of changes so gentle and easy that we can scarcely mark their progress.



If you are not doing what you love, you are wasting your time.



Both in thought and in feeling, even though time be real, to realise the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom.



If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be the greatest prodigality.

Longer Version:

If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be, as Poor Richard says, "the greatest prodigality'; since, as he elsewhere tells us, 'Lost time is never found again'; and 'What we call time enough always proves little enough'. Let us then up and be doing, and doing to the purpose; so by diligence shall we do more with less perplexity.



Each year one vicious habit discarded, in time might make the worst of us good.



Lost time is never found again.



At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child, or a parent.



Unlike any other time in our history, we have to know that staying in school and getting an education is the most important thing you can do.



Winter blues are cured every time with a potato gratin paired with a roast chicken.



Every possession and every happiness is but lent by chance for an uncertain time, and may therefore be demanded back the next hour.



Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.



Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair, offering us for a minute the glimpse of an eternity that we should like to stretch out over the whole of time.



Time brings all things to pass.


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