The Authentic Assistant

A collection of time management quotes to inspire you

There are so many time management quotes but what is time management and why is it so important?

“Time management is the process of deciding on the order in which you will do tasks, making sure that they are done on schedule.”   Collins Dictionary

Who couldn’t do with more time in the day. Time to get things done, time to spend with family and friends, time to spend on your hobbies or interests. Time to procrastinate.

The list could go on with all the wonderful things we would like to do if only we had the time to do them. 

Unfortunately time is limited with only 24 hours in one day.

There are so many suggestions on 

  • How to improve time management
  • How to use time blocking to increase productivity

Maybe we just need to look at time and time management in a new way. 

Read on for a collection of quotes about time management. It is time to redefine your concept of time. 

Implementing some new skills or strategies that improve efficiency and lead to a more productive day is a win for all of us.

We cannot add more time to the day, however we can manage the time we have more effectively. 

Save the time management quotes that make you stop and smile. It’s time to become productive and not just busy.

Quotes to make you think about time

“Enjoy yourself. It is later than you think.” – Chinese Proverb


“Every second is of infinite value.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


“Whether it’s the best of times or the worst of times, it’s the only time we’ve got.” – Art Buchwald


“How we spend our days, is, of course, how we spend our lives.” – Annie Dillard


“Time has a wonderful way of showing us what really matters.” – Margaret Peters


“The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.” – C. S. Lewis


“A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” – Charles Darwin


“There is only one thing more precious than our time and that’s who we spend it on.” – Leo Christopher


“Time isn’t the main thing. It is the only thing.” – Miles Davis


“You will never find time for anything. If you want time, you must make it.” – Charles Buxton


“You can’t turn back the clock. But you can wind it up again.” – Bonnie Prudden


“Time is the most valuable thing that a man can spend.” – Diogenes


“People often complain about lack of time when lack of direction is the real problem.” – Zig Ziglar


“Do we need more time? Or do we need to be more disciplined with the time we have?” – Kerry Johnson

Quotes about time to inspire you

“The trouble is you think you have time.” – Buddha


“Time is non-refundable. Use it with intention.”


“Work expands to fill time.”


“Time management requires self-discipline, self-mastery and self-control more than anything else.” – Brian Tracy


“Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.”


“Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.” – William Penn


“The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot” – Michael Altschuler

Motivational quotes

“Don’t wait for the perfect moment. Take the moment and make it perfect.”


“Lost time is never found again.” – Benjamin Franklin


“Time has no meaning in itself unless we choose to give it significance.” – Leo Buscoglia


“Take care of minutes and the hours will take care of themselves.” – Lord Chesterfield


“Lose an hour in the morning and you will spend all day looking for it.” – Richard Whately


Time management is life management. – Robin Sharma


“You will never find time for anything. If you want time, you must make it.” – Charles Buxton


“Time you enjoy wasting was not wasted.” – John Lennon

A collection of time quotes to inspire you to redefine the concept of time. Inspirational quotes