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Time And Time Management Quotes

Eternity! thou pleasing, dreadful thought.

Author: Joseph Addison (1672-1719)

Profession: British Essayist, Poet, Statesman

I cannot afford to waste my time making money.

Author: Louis Agassiz (1807-1873)

Profession: Swiss-born American Naturalist

Since time is the one immaterial object which we cannot influence -- neither speed up nor slow down, add to nor diminish -- it is an imponderably valuable gift. Each of us has a few minutes a day or a few hours a week which we could donate to an old folks home or a children's hospital ward. The elderly whose pillows we plump or whose water pitchers we refill may or may not thank us for our gift, but the gift is upholding the foundation of the universe.

Author: Maya Angelou (1928)

Profession: African-American poet, Writer, Performer

He who lets time rule him will live the life of a slave.

Author: John Arthorne

Profession: American Researcher

Time is the measure of business.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

To choose time is to save time.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

Time is a dressmaker specializing in alterations.

Author: Faith Baldwin

Profession:

The geometry of landscape and situation seems to create its own systems of time, the sense of a dynamic element which is cinematizing the events of the canvas, translating a posture or ceremony into dynamic terms. The greatest movie of the 20th century is the Mona Lisa, just as the greatest novel is Gray's Anatomy.

Author: J. G. Ballard (1930)

Profession: British Author

We are weighed down, every moment, by the conception and the sensation of Time. And there are but two means of escaping and forgetting this nightmare: pleasure and work. Pleasure consumes us. Work strengthens us. Let us choose.

Author: Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867)

Profession: French Poet

We sleep, but the loom of life never stops, and the pattern which was weaving when the sun went down is weaving when it comes up in the morning.

Author: Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)

Profession: American Preacher, Orator, Writer

A grindstone that had not grit in it, how long would it take to sharpen an ax? And affairs that had not grit in them, how long would they take to make a man?

Author: Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)

Profession: American Preacher, Orator, Writer

The first hour of the morning is the rudder of the day.

Author: Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)

Profession: American Preacher, Orator, Writer

The supply of time is a daily miracle. You wake up in the morning and lo! Your purse is magnificently filled with 24 hours of the unmanufactured tissue of the universe of life. It is yours! The most precious of your possessions.

Author: Arnold Bennet

Profession:

You wake up in the morning, and your purse is magically filled with twenty-four hours of un-manufactured tissue of the universe of your life! It is yours. It is the most precious of possessions. No one can take it from you. And no one receives either more or less than you receive.

Author: Arnold Bennett (1867-1931)

Profession: British Novelist

We never shall have any more time we have, and we have always had, all the time there is.

Author: Thomas A. Bennett

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