Quotes about Time Management

"Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend."

Theophrastus (c. 371 – c. 287 BC) a Greek native of Eresos in Lesbos, was the successor of Aristotle in the Peripatetic school.


"People find life entirely too time-consuming."

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec (6 March 1909 – 7 May 1966) (born Baron Stanislaw Jerzy de Tusch-Letz) was a poet and aphorist of Polish and Jewish noble origin. Often mentioned among the greatest writers of post-WW2 Poland, he was one of the most influential aphorists on the 20th century, known for lyrical poetry and sceptical philosophical-moral aphorisms, often with a political subtext.


"Half our time is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save."

William Penn Adair "Will" Rogers (November 4, 1879 – August 15, 1935) was an American cowboy, comedian, humorist, social commentator, vaudeville performer and actor and one of the best-known celebrities in the 1920s and 1930s.


"You have to allow a certain amount of time in which you are doing nothing in order to have things occur to you, to let your mind think."

Mortimer Jerome Adler (December 28, 1902 – June 28, 2001) was an American philosopher, educator, and popular author.


"I cannot afford to waste my time making money."

Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz (May 28, 1807 – December 14, 1873) was a Biologist, Paleontologist, Glaciologist and a prominent innovator in the study of the Earth's natural history.


"The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 wasted 30 years of his life."

Muhammad Ali, born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. (January 17, 1942) is a former American boxer and three-time World Heavyweight Champion, who is widely considered one of the greatest heavyweight championship boxers of all time.


"He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils for time is the greatest innovator."

Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount Saint Alban (22 January 1561 – 9 April 1626) was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, lawyer, jurist and author. He famously died of pneumonia contracted while studying the effects of freezing on the preservation of meat.


"Life is not lost by dying, life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the thousand small unscaring ways."

Stephen Vincent Benét (July 22, 1898 – March 13, 1943) was an American author, poet, short story writer, and novelist.


"Being rich is having money, being wealthy is having time."

Margaret Wander Bonanno ((born 1950 as Margaret Wander) is an American science fiction writer, ghost writer and small press publisher.


"Don't say you don't have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teressa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson and Albert Einstein."

H. Jackson Brown, Jr. (-) is an American author best-known for his book Life's Little Instruction Book, which was a New York Times bestseller.