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Quote List for Time Management

O, for an engine, to keep back all clocks; Or make the sun forget his motion! Ben Jonson (1572-1637)
Dost thou love life - then do not squander time, for that's the stuff life is made of. Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
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 (1878-1967)
You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.Charles Buxton
The present time has one advantage over every other - it is our own. Charles Caleb Colton (1780-1832)
A committee is a thing which takes a week to do what one good man can do in an hour. Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915)
Never mistake motion for action. Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961)
Time is a great teacher but unfortunately it kills all its pupils. Hector Berlioz (1803-1869)
Time is the substance from which I am made. Time is a river which carries me along; but I am the river; it is a tiger that devours me; but I am the tiger; it is a fire that consumes me; but I am the fire. Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986)
I recommend to you to take care of the minutes; for hours will take care of themselves. Lord Chesterfield (1694-1773)
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow. Mark Twain (1835-1910)
We must use time creatively, in the knowledge that the time is always ripe to do right.Martin Luther King JR.
No man is rich enough to buy back his past.Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
To do two things at once is to do neither. Publilius Syrus
No mind is much employed on the present. Recollection and anticipation fill up almost all our moments.Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)
The illimitable, silent, never-resting thing called Time, rolling, rushing on, swift, silent, like an all-embracing ocean-tide, on which we and all the universe swim like exhalations, like apparitions which are, and then are not.Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)
Procrastination is the thief of time.Unknown
Morning comes whether you set the alarm or not. Ursula K. Le Guin (born 1929 )
Procrastination is opportunity's assassin.Victor Kiam (1926-2001)