20 Quotes About the Value of Time



Time, not money, is our most precious resource.

We all have limited time on this earth to spend with family, friends, and love ones of all stripes.

This evening Daylight Savings Time begins, where we set our clocks back, essentially giving us an extra hour.

In honor of that, I give you:

20 Quotes About the Value of Time


 “You might fall in love instantly, but you don’t love instantly…Love takes time.” — Sissy Gavrilaki

“The trouble is, you think you have time.” — Buddha

“Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.” — Anne Lamott

“We have so much time and so little to do. Strike that, reverse it.” — Roald Dahl

“Time is the devourer of everything.” — Ovid

“The time is always right to do what is right.” — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.” — William Penn

“How did it get so late so soon?” — Dr. Seuss

“All that we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.” – JRR Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Rings

“It has been said, ‘time heals all wounds.’ I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it is never gone.” — Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy

“It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.” — Antoine de Saint-Exupery, The Little Prince

“A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” — Charles Darwin

“Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.” — Mark Twain

““My past is everything I failed to be.” — Fernando Pessoa

“There is no time for cut-and-dried monotony. There is time for work. And time for love. That leaves no other time.” — Coco Chanel

“Enjoy life. There’s plenty of time to be dead.” — Hans Christian Anderson

“The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.” — C.S. Lewis

“The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.” — Henry David Thoreau

“Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it. The river was cut by the world’s great flood and runs over rocks from the basement of time. On some of the rocks are timeless raindrops. Under the rocks are the words, and some of the words are theirs.

I am haunted by waters.” — Norman McLean, A River Runs Through It



The Point?

Tonight, Daylight Savings Time gives us an extra hour.

How will you use it?

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