Tuesday, 31 May 2011

Quotes about Time

Here's the next section of quotes from my book 1000 Great Quotations for Business, Management & Training.

An updated version of the book is newly available as part of my Almost Free Kindle titles both in the UK and in the USA.

Dost thou love life?

then do not squander time,

for that is the stuff life is made from.

Benjamin Franklin, US statesman, author, scientist (1706-1790)

The only things that start on time are those things that you’re late for.

Write it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year. No man has learned anything rightly, until he knows that every day is Doomsday.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, US essayist, poet (1803-1882)

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

William Bridges, US engineer, researcher, educator (b. 1934)

We’re in such a hurry most of the time we never get much chance to talk. The result is a kind of endless day-to-day shallowness, a monotony that leaves a person wondering years later where all the time went and sorry that it’s gone.

Robert Pirsig, US author, philosopher (b. 1928)

Time makes more converts than reason.

Thomas Paine, British author, political theorist (1737-1809)

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

Charles Buxton, British administrator in South America (1853-1934)

No mind is much employed upon the present. Recollection and anticipation fill up almost all our moments.

Samuel Johnson, British poet, critic, lexicographer (1709-1784)

Until you value yourself, you will not value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.

Morgan Scott Peck, US psychiatrist (1936-2005)

The word ‘now’ is like a bomb through the window, and it ticks.

Arthur Miller, US dramatist (1915-2005)

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