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Time Quotes


These are some of the best 'Time' quotations and sayings.

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3 o'clock is always too late or too early for anything you want to do.

A harbor, even if it is a little harbor, is a good thing.... It takes something from the world, and has something to give in return.

A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.

A little neglect may breed great mischief. ... For want of a nail, the shoe was lost; for want of a shoe, the horse was lost; for want of a horse, the battle was lost; for want of the battle, the war was lost.

A man that is young in years may be old in hours, if he has lost no time.

A man's time, when well husbanded, is like a cultivated field, of which a few acres produces more of what is useful to life, than extensive provinces, even of the richest soil, when overrun with weeds and brambles.

A soul occupied with great ideas best performs small duties.

A stitch in time saves nine.

A terrace nine stories high begins with a pile of earth.

A thousand years in thy sight are but as yesterday when it is past, and as a watch in the night.

All movements go too far.

All my possessions for a moment of time.

All that I have accomplished ... has been by that plodding, patient, persevering process of accretion which builds the ant heap particle by particle, thought by thought, fact by fact.

All that time is lost which might be better employed

All things flow, nothing abides.

Almost everything comes from almost nothing.

An age builds up cities: an hour destroys them.

An Italian philosopher said that "time was his estate"; an estate indeed which will produce nothing without cultivation, but will always abundantly repay the labors of industry, and generally satisfy the most extensive desires, if no part of it be suffered to lie in waste by negligence, to be overrun with noxious plants, or laid out for show rather than for use.

And when is there time to remember, to sift, to weigh, to estimate, to total?

As every thread of gold is valuable, so is every moment of time.


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