A day may sink or save a realm.
A day wasted on others is not wasted on one's self.
A grindstone that had not grit in it, how long would it take to sharpen an ax? And affairs that had not grit in them, how long would they take to make a man?
A man must be master of his hours and days, not their servant.
A man who dares to waste one hour of his life has not discovered the value of life.
A man's main job is to become supremely aware of and intimately involved in the great issues of his time
A person who borrows your watch, tells you what time it is, pockets your watch, and then sends you a bill for it.
A truer image of the world, I think, is obtained by picturing things as entering into the stream of time from an eternal world outside, than from a view which regards time as the devouring tyrant of all that is.
All my possessions for a moment of time.
All time management begins with planning.
American time has stretched around the world. It has become the dominant tempo of modern history, especially of the history of Europe.
An alarm clock is a device that makes you rise and whine.
An inch of time cannot be bought with an inch of gold.
And thus the whirligig of time brings in his revenges.
Anything that is wasted effort represents wasted time. The best management of our time thus becomes linked inseparably with the best utilization of our efforts.
As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.
Be intent on the perfection of the present day.
But at my back I always hear time's winged chariot hurrying near.
City people try to buy time as a rule, when they can, whereas country people are prepared to kill time, although both try to cherish in their mind's eye the notion of a better life ahead.
Clocks will go as they are set, but man, irregular man, is never constant, never certain.