56 Best Quotes about Time Management

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There is more to life than increasing its speed. - Mohandas K. Gandhi

How often have you heard that time is precious? May be countless number of times! Indeed, time is one of the most valuable gifts. There are thousands of time management quotes that tell us the importance of time in our life. These quotes motivate us to make the most of our time, which in turn helps us achieve all our goals and dreams. The better we manage our time, the sooner we reach the peak of success.

While some people inherit the skill of managing their time in a perfect manner, most of us struggle in this area. We rely on others for some tips and techniques that would help us manage our time better. However, what is needed is some internal force that can motivate us to look at every second, every minute and every hour of time as an opportunity that cannot be missed. Such motivation is possible by reading some good time management quotes.

Once we believe in the value and importance of time, we can make all efforts to utilize it in the most optimal way.

Figuring out what we need to do is not the challenge. The challenge is figuring out when to do it. - Peter Turla

A plan is what‚ a schedule is when. It takes both a plan and a schedule to get things done. - Peter Turla

You've got to think about big things while you're doing small things‚ so that all the small things go in the right direction. - Alvin Toffler


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

You shouldn't be dusting your knickknacks if your kitchen counters are still dirty. - Peter Turla

You must get good at one of two things. Planting in the spring or begging in the fall. - Jim Rohn

You can't catch one hog when you're chasing two. - Moe Schaffer

Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion. - Cyril Northcote Parkinson

We can no more afford to spend major time on minor things than we can to spend minor time on major things. - Jim Rohn

We all need a daily check up from the neck up to avoid stinkin 'thinkin' which ultimately leads to hardening of the attitudes. - Zig Ziglar, Author

To accomplish something‚ the ability to focus is preferable to having a high IQ with no focus. - Peter Turla

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

Time is a great teacher‚ but unfortunately it kills all its pupils. - Hector Louis Berlioz

Time is a great healer‚ but a poor beautician. - Lucille S. Harper

Those who make the worst of their time most complain about its shortness. - La Bruyere

There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all. - Peter F. Drucker

There is more to life than increasing its speed. - Mohandas K. Gandhi

There is a time in the life of every problem when it is big enough to see‚ yet small enough to solve. - Mike Leavitt

The worst days of those who enjoy what they do are better than the best days of those who don't. - Jim Rohn

The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time. - Bertrand Russell

The most important question to ask on the job is not What am I getting? The most important question to ask is What am I becoming? - Jim Rohn

The cost of a thing is the amount of what I call life which is required to be exchanged for it‚ immediately or in the long run. - Henry David Thoreau

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

Take a rest. A field that has rested yields a beautiful crop. - Roman poet Ovid

Start by doing what's necessary‚ then what's possible‚ and suddenly you are doing the impossible. - St Francis of Assisi

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. - Maya Angelou

Plan‚ because things that are planned are more apt to happen than things that are not planned. - Peter Turla

Ordinary people think merely how they will spend their time‚ a man of intellect tries to use it. - Schopenhauer

Once you have mastered time‚ you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year ? and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade! - Anthony Robbins

Never fight with a pig. You both get dirty and the pig enjoys it! - General Abrahm?s Pig Law

Much of the stress that people feel doesn't come from having too much to do. It comes from not finishing what they started. - David Allen

Money is a wonderful thing‚ but it is possible to pay too high a price for it. - Alexander Bloch

Managing your time without setting priorities is like shooting randomly and calling whatever you hit the target. - Peter Turla

Managing multiple projects is like being the parent of a large family that you have to feed. Each aspect of your job can be like another child that needs nurturing. You can't neglect any one of the children and expect to have a healthy family. - Peter Turla

Make sure you set SMART goals. They should be Specific‚ Measurable‚ Achievable‚ Timed - Peter Turla

Living your life without a plan is like watching television with someone else holding the remote control. - Peter Turla

Live each day as if it be your last. - Marcus Aurelius‚ 140 AD

Know the true value of time; snatch‚ seize‚ and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness‚ no laziness‚ no procrastination; Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today. - Lord Chesterfield

It's not worth completing that which shouldn't have been started in the first place. - Peter Turla

It's not how many things you start that make you successful. It's how many worthwhile things you finish. - Peter Turla

It's not enough to be busy‚ so are the ants. The question is‚ what are we busy about' - Henry David Thoreau

It's better to do the right thing slowly than the wrong thing quickly. - Peter Turla

It is better to have lived one day as a tiger than a thousand years as a sheep. - Tibetan saying

In an organization‚ each person rises to the level of his own incompetence. - Laurence Peter

If you win the rat race‚ you're still a rat. - Lily Tomlin

If you find yourself in a hole‚ stop digging. - Will Rogers

If you don't have time to plan‚ do you have time to waste? - Peter Turla

If the consequence of doing nothing is nothing- then do nothing - Peter Turla

If it weren't for the last minute‚ a lot of things wouldn't get done. - Michael S. Traylor

I?m too busy mopping the floor to turn off the faucet. - Author Unkown

6 Top quotes about Time Management by Benjamin Franklin

You delay‚ but time will not. - Benjamin Franklin, American Politician

Time lost is never found again. - Benjamin Franklin, American Politician

Time is money. - Benjamin Franklin, American Politician

Never leave till tomorrow that which you can do today. - Benjamin Franklin, American Politician

Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today. - Benjamin Franklin, American Politician

Dost thou love life' Then do not squander time‚ for that's the stuff that life is made of. - Benjamin Franklin, American Politician