Quotes about Time Management

"Even if your watch is full of diamonds the hour is still 60 minutes."

Robert Lee Fulghum (born June 4, 1937) is an American author, primarily of short essays.


"I value the friends who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar."

Robert Brault (-)


"Everything happens to everybody sooner or later if there is time enough."

George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 – 2 November 1950) was an Irish playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics. Although his first profitable writing was music and literary criticism, in which capacity he wrote many highly articulate pieces of journalism, his main talent was for drama and he wrote more than 60 plays.


"If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?"

John Robert Wooden (October 14, 1910 – June 4, 2010) was an American basketball player and coach. Nicknamed the "Wizard of Westwood", he won ten NCAA national championships in a 12-year period — seven in a row — as head coach at UCLA, an unprecedented feat.


"The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is. "

Clive Staples Lewis (29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963) commonly referred to as C. S. Lewis and known to his friends and family as "Jack", was an Irish-born British novelist, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, lay theologian and Christian apologist.


"The present is a point just passed."

David Russell (-)


"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 (January 6, 1878 – July 22, 1967) was an Americanwriter and editor, best known for his poetry. He won three Pulitzer Prizes, two for his poetry and another for a biography of Abraham Lincoln.


"Time is the longest distance between two places."

Tennessee Williams (March 26, 1911 – February 25, 1983) born Thomas Lanier Williams, was an American playwright who received many of the top theatrical awards for his works of drama.


"Time is what we want most, but what we use worst."

William Penn (October 14, 1644 – July 30, 1718) was an English real estate entrepreneur, philosopher, and founder and "absolute proprietor" of the Province of Pennsylvania, the English North American colony and the future Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.


"Wisdom is the power to put our time and our knowledge to the proper use."

Thomas John Watson, Jr. ((1914–1993) was the president of IBM from 1952 to 1971 and the eldest son of Thomas J. Watson, IBM's first president. He led the company into a period where it dominated the new computer industry. Among many honors, he was called "the greatest capitalist in history" and one of 100 most influential people of the 20th century.