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27 Best Quotes On the Value of Time

The one thing I have come to realize in life is how well or poorly you spend your time, reflects how happy your are. It is also amazing to me how little people value the one thing they cannot control, or create, or get more of: TIME. Because of this, I complied what I believe are the 27 best quotations dealing on the subject.  I hope you enjoy them and feel not they be a waste of your time. 

 “Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you won't do anything with it."
--M. Scott Peck 

“Does't thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.”
--Benjamin Franklin

“How you spend your time is far more important than all the material possessions you may own or positions you may attain.”
—Denis Waitley 

“Too often man handles life as he does the bad weather. He whiles away the time as he waits for it to stop."
--Alfred Polgar

"The strongest of all warriors are these two: time and patience."
-- Leo Tolstoy 
   
"Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time."
--Voltaire

"We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee."
--Marian Wright Edelman 
 
“When you kill a little time, you may be murdering opportunity.”
--Harvey Mackay

“Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds. Discard them, and their value will never be known. Improve them, and they will become the brightest gems in a useful life.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Four things come not back, the spoken word, the sped arrow, time past, and the neglected opportunity."
-- Arabian Proverb

“Don't be fooled by the calendar. There are only as many days in the year as you make use of."
--Charles Richards

“You begin saving the world by saving one man at a time; all else is grandiose romanticism or politics.”
--Charles Bukowski

“He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the greatest innovator."
--Francis Bacon

“Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change.”
--Thomas Hardy

“It will take you less time and effort to do a thing the difficult way than it will to buy, try and discard all the shortcuts.”
--Seth Godin

“We cannot waste time. We can only waste ourselves."
--George M. Adams

"Lost wealth may be replaced by industry, lost knowledge by study, lost health by temperance or medicine, but lost time is gone forever."
--Samuel Smiles

“Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.”
--Diogenes

"The bad news is time flies. The good news is you're the pilot."
--Michael Altshuler

“Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful, lest you let other people spend it for you.”
—Carl Sandburg

“Procrastination is the thief of time."
--Edward Young 

“People who never have any time on their hands are those who do the least."
--Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

“Much may be done in those little shreds and patches of time which every day produces, and which many men throw away."
--Charles Caleb Colton

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

“Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time; serenity, that nothing is."
--Thomas Szasz

“Counting time is not as important as making time count.“
--James J. Walker

“You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it."
--Charles Buxton

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