Quotes on Time Management

Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that's the stuff life is made of. Benjamin Franklin Quote Details

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What may be done at any time will be done at no time. Anonymous Quote Details

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I must govern the clock, not be governed by it. Golda Meir Quote Details

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To be able to fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization. Arnold Toynbee Quote Details

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Temptation rarely comes in working hours. It is in their leisure time that men are made or marred. W. N. Taylor Quote Details

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The way to wealth, if you desire it, is as plain as the way to market. It depends chiefly on two words, industry and frugality; i.e. waste neither time nor money, but make the best use of both. He that gets all he can honestly, and saves all he gets (necessary expenses excepted), will certainly become rich. Benjamin Franklin Quote Details

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A schedule defends from chaos and whim. Annie Dillard Quote Details

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Every moment is a golden one for him who has the vision to recognize it as such. Henry Miller Quote Details

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Do we need more time? Or do we need to be more disciplined with the time we have? Kerry Johnson Quote Details

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True wisdom is to know what is best worth knowing, and to do what is best worth doing. Edward Humphrey Quote Details

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Seize the day. Put no trust in the morrow. Horace Quote Details

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Position your daily actions so time is working for instead of against you. Jeff Olson Quote Details

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"Some day" doesn't exist, never has, and never will. There is no "some day". There's only today. When tomorrow comes, it will be another today; so will the next day. They all will. There is never anything but today. Jeff Olson Quote Details

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Give me six hours to chop down a tree, and I will spend the first four hours sharpening the axe. Abraham Lincoln Quote Details

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There aren't many millionaires who bowl over 100. Why not? Because they left the bowling league behind to build their fortunes. Jeff Olson Quote Details

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No matter how much time you've wasted in the past, you still have an entire today. Denis Waitley Quote Details

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Minutes are worth more than money. Spend them wisely. Thomas Murphy Quote Details

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Nothing is as certain as that the vices of leisure are gotten rid of by being busy. Seneca Quote Details

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Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of nonessentials. Lin Yu Tang Quote Details

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You may delay, but time will not. Benjamin Franklin Quote Details

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Most people spend their entire lives on a fantasy island called 'Someday I'll'. Denis Waitley Quote Details

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Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task. William James Quote Details

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Never be entirely idle; but either be reading, or writing, or praying or meditating or endeavoring something for the public good. Thomas a Kempis Quote Details

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A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life. Charles Darwin Quote Details

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The greatest thief this world ever produced is procrastination, and he is still at large. Henry Wheeler Shaw Quote Details

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Some people procrastinate so much that all they can do is run around like firefighters all day - putting out fires that should not have gotten started in the first place. Nido Qubein Quote Details

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Let all your things have their places; let each part of your business have its time. Benjamin Franklin Quote Details

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Lose no time; be always employ'd in something useful; cut off all unnecessary actions. Benjamin Franklin Quote Details

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List the things you need to do during the next three days. Then act as if you only had one day to do three days work. Zig Ziglar Quote Details

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People often complain about lack of time when lack of direction is the real problem. Zig Ziglar Quote Details

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Time is the scarcest resource, and unless it is managed, nothing else can be managed. Peter Drucker Quote Details

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There's a myth that time is money. In fact, time is more precious than money. It's a nonrenewable resource. Once you've spent it, and if you've spent it badly, it's gone forever. Neil Fiore Quote Details

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Empathy takes time, and efficiency is for things, not people. Stephen Covey Quote Details

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Most people don't think in terms of minutes. They waste all the minutes. Nor do they think in terms of their whole life. They operate in the mid-range of hours or days. So they start over again every week, and spend another chunk unrelated to their lifetime goals. They are doing a random walk through life, moving without getting anywhere. Alan Lakein Quote Details

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Lose an hour in the morning and you will be looking for it the rest of the day. Lord Chesterfield Quote Details

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What I do today is important because I am exchanging a day of my life for it. Hugh Mulligan Quote Details

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Decide what your priorities are and how much time you'll spend on them. If you don't, someone else will. Harvey Mackay Quote Details

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We are always complaining that our days are few, and acting as though there would be no end to them. Seneca Quote Details

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The primary danger of the TV screen lies not so much in the behavior it produces as in the behavior it prevents. Urie Bronfenbrenner Quote Details

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Never mistake activity for achievement. John Wooden Quote Details

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If it's a good idea, do it today. Not tomorrow. A good idea rarely gets better over time. Larry Winget Quote Details

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When you have a number of disagreeable duties to perform, always do the most disagreeable first. Josiah Quincy Quote Details

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Successful people are always working on tasks of high value. Unsuccessful people are always killing time on tasks of low value. Brian Tracy Quote Details

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What is the most valuable use of my time, right now? All techniques and methods of goal setting, personal planning, and time management are aimed at helping you to accurately answer this question, every minute of every day. Brian Tracy Quote Details

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If you continually ask yourself, "What's important now?", you won't waste time on the trivial. Lou Holtz Quote Details

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Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone. Pablo Picasso Quote Details

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Be regular and orderly in your life so that you may be violent and original in your work. Gustave Flaubert Quote Details

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Don't waste your breath proclaiming what's really important to you. How you spend your time says it all. Eric Zorn Quote Details

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Keep in mind that you are always saying 'no' to something. If it isn't to the apparent, urgent things in your life, it is probably to the most fundamental, highly important things. Even when the urgent is good, the good can keep you from your best, keep you from your unique contribution, if you let it. Stephen Covey Quote Details

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

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It's incredibly easy to get caught up in an activity trap, in the busy-ness of life, to work harder and harder at climbing the ladder of success only to discover it's leaning against the wrong wall. It is possible to be busy - very busy - without being very effective. Stephen Covey Quote Details

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No matter how many personal productivity techniques you master, there will always be more to do than you can ever accomplish in the time you have available to you, no matter how much it is. Brian Tracy Quote Details

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You can get control of your tasks and activities only to the degree that you stop doing some things and start spending more time on the few activities that can really make a difference in your life. Brian Tracy Quote Details

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Your ability to select your most important task at each moment, and then to get started on that task and to get it done both quickly and well, will probably have more of an impact on your success than any other quality or skill you can develop. Brian Tracy Quote Details

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One of the very worst uses of time is to do something very well that need not be done at all. Brian Tracy Quote Details

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Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quote Details

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The essence of the best thinking in the area of time management can be captured in a single phrase: Organize and execute around priorities. Stephen Covey Quote Details

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"Efficient" scheduling and control of time are often counterproductive. The efficiency focus creates expectations that clash with the opportunities to develop rich relationships, to meet human needs, and to enjoy spontaneous moments on a daily basis. Stephen Covey Quote Details

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"Time management" is really a misnomer - the challenge is not to manage time, but to manage ourselves. Stephen Covey Quote Details

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Being busy is most often used as a guise for avoiding the few critically important but uncomfortable actions. Timothy Ferriss Quote Details

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Effectiveness is doing the things that get you closer to your goals. Efficiency is performing a given task (whether important or not) in the most economical manner possible. Being efficient without regard to effectiveness is the default mode of the universe. Timothy Ferriss Quote Details

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Being busy is a form of laziness - lazy thinking and indiscriminate action. Timothy Ferriss Quote Details

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Being overwhelmed is often as unproductive as doing nothing, and is far more unpleasant. Being selective - doing less - is the path of the productive. Focus on the important few and ignore the rest. Timothy Ferriss Quote Details

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Love of bustle is not industry. Seneca Quote Details

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The bad news is time flies. The good news is you're the pilot. Michael Altshuler Quote Details

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The only thing even in this world are the number of hours in a day. The difference in winning or losing is what you do with those hours. Woody Hayes Quote Details

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Calendars are for careful people, not passionate ones. Chuck Sigars Quote Details

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Regret for wasted time is more wasted time. Mason Cooley Quote Details

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Your use of leisure largely determines your progress – invest it, don't spend it. Fred Smith Quote Details

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The most dangerous way to lose time is not to spend it having fun, but to spend it doing fake work. Paul Graham Quote Details

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