Use during training sessions and presentations. These quotations can be used in conjunction with our Time Management and Planning and Prioritising programmes.
Training course contents:
A two page document containing time quotes from famous people can be downloaded from the link at the bottom of this page, or you can view the quotes below.
The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot. Michael Althsuler
Lost time is never found again. John H. Aughey
A committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours. Milton Berle
Time is like money, the less we have of it to spare the further we make it go. Josh Billings
We say we waste time, but that is impossible. We waste ourselves. Alice Bloch
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, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein. H. Jackson Brown
Doing a thing well is often a waste of time. Robert Byrne
Time is the scarcest resource and unless it is managed nothing else can be managed. Peter F. Drucker
All that really belongs to us is time; even he who has nothing else has that. Baltasar Gracian
The great French Marshall Lyautey once asked his gardener to plant a tree. The gardener objected that the tree was slow growing and would not reach maturity for 100 years. The Marshall replied, ‘In that case, there is no time to lose; plant it this afternoon!’ John F Kennedy
We must use time as a tool, not as a crutch. John F Kennedy
The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is. C. S. Lewis
Minutes are worth more than money. Spend them wisely. Thomas P. Murphy
Time flies. It’s up to you to be the navigator. Robert Orben
Time is a companion that goes with us on a journey. It reminds us to cherish each moment, because it will never come again. What we leave behind is not as important as how we have lived Captain Jean-Luc Picard (played by Patrick Stewart)
Time is at once the most valuable and the most perishable of all our possessions. John Randolph
Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save. Will Rogers
What may be done at any time will be done at no time. Scottish Proverb
What we love to do we find time to do. John L. Spalding
Life offers two great gifts – time, and the ability to choose how we spend it. Planning is a process of choosing among those many options. If we do not choose to plan, then we choose to have others plan for us. Richard I. Winword
Adds interest to a presentation or training session and helps to emphasise key points.