Meaningful Quotes about Time
Time.—Time is like money; the less we have of it to spare, the further we make it go.—H.W. Shaw.
Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.—Hawthorne.
Dost thou love life, then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.—Franklin.
Youth is not rich in time, it may be poor;
Part with it as with money, sparing; pay
No moment but in purchase of its worth;
And what it's worth, ask death-beds; they can tell.
Redeem the misspent time that's past,
And live this day as 'twere thy last.
Time, the cradle of hope, but the grave of ambition, is the stern corrector of fools, but the salutary counselor of the wise, bringing all they dread to the one, and all they desire to the other.—Colton.
The time which passes over our heads so imperceptibly makes the same gradual change in habits, manners and character, as in personal appearance. At the revolution of every five years we find ourselves another and yet the same;—there is a change of views, and no less of the light in which we regard them; a change of motives as well as of action.—Walter Scott.
Let me therefore live as if every moment were to be my last.—Seneca.
The great rule of moral conduct is, next to God, to respect time.—Lavater.
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.
As every thread of gold is valuable, so is every minute of time.—Mason.
No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any.—Thomas Jefferson.
Make use of time, if thou valuest eternity. Yesterday cannot be recalled; to-morrow cannot be assured; to-day only is thine, which, if thou procrastinatest, thou losest; which loss is lost forever.—Jeremy Taylor.
He is a good time-server that improves the present for God's glory and his own salvation.—Thomas Fuller.
Our lives are either spent in doing nothing at all, or in doing nothing to the purpose, or in doing nothing that we ought to do. We are always complaining that our days are few, and acting as though there would be no end to them.—Seneca.
Time is given us that we may take care for eternity; and eternity will not be too long to regret the loss of our time if we have misspent it.—Fénelon.