Hours Proverbs

Sayings about Hours

Hours once lost cannot be regained. ~ Yugoslavian Proverb

With a bottle and a girl one does not count the hours. ~ Polish Proverb

To learn what is good, a thousand days are not sufficient; to learn what is evil, an hour is too long. ~ Chinese Proverb

There is but an hour a day between a good housewife and a bad one. ~ English Proverb

There are only twenty-four hours in the day. ~ Traditional Proverb

The seeds of the day are best planted in the first hour. ~ Dutch Proverbs

The morning hour has gold in its mouth. ~ German Proverbs

The darkest hour is just before the dawn. ~ Traditional Proverb

Sometimes it takes only an hour to get a reputation that lasts for a thousand years. ~ Japanese Proverb

Six hours for a man, seven for a woman, and eight for a fool. ~ English Proverb

Pleasure for one hour, a bottle of wine. Pleasure for one year a marriage; but pleasure for a lifetime, a garden. ~ Chinese Proverb

One hour’s sleep before midnight is worth two after. ~ Traditional Proverb

One hour of justice is worth seventy hours of prayer. ~ Turkish Proverbs

Many men are like clocks that show one hour and strike another. ~ Danish Proverbs

Lose an hour in the morning, chase it all day. ~ Yiddish Proverb

It takes a year to make a friend, but you can lose one in an hour.~ Chinese Proverb

In America an hour is forty minutes. ~ German Proverbs

If you want happiness for an hour — take a nap. If you want happiness for a day — go fishing. ~ Chinese Proverb

If the hours are long enough and the pay is short enough, someone will say it’s women’s work. ~ Swahili Proverb

Happy people never count hours as they pass. ~ Chinese Proverb

Happy hours are very short. ~ Vietnamese Proverb

Fortune is with you for an hour and against you for ten! ~ Arabian Proverb

Even the most expensive clock still shows sixty minutes in every hour. ~ Jewish Proverb

Better to be queen for an hour than a countess for life. ~ Portuguese Proverbs

An hour of play discovers more than a year of conversation does. ~ Portuguese Proverb

An hour of pain is as long as a day of pleasure. ~ Traditional Proverb

An hour may destroy what an age was building. ~ English Proverb

An hour in the morning is worth two in the evening. ~ Traditional Proverb

All the hours wound, the last one kills. ~ Latin Proverbs

A guest sees more in an hour than the host in a year. ~ Polish Proverbs

A fool can ask more questions in an hour than a wise man can answer in seven years. ~ English Proverbs

Quotations about Hours

Saying about Hours

To fill the hour, and leave no crevice… that is happiness. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

Set aside half an hour every day to do all your worrying; then take a nap during this period. ~ Author Unknown

What we do during our working hours determines what we have; what we do in our leisure hours determines what we are. ~ George Eastman

An hour spent in the library is worth a month in the laboratory. ~ Author Unknown

One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum, in which men steal through existence, like sluggish waters through a marsh, without either honor or observation. ~ Sir Walter Scott

Shape your heart to front the hour, but dream not that the hours will last. ~ Lord Alfred Tennyson

Lose an hour in the morning, and you will spend all day looking for it. ~ Richard Whately

Speeches that are measured by the hour will die with the hour. ~ Thomas Jefferson Quotes

It takes one hour of preparation for each minute of presentation time.~ Wayne Burgraff

Plan your progress carefully; hour-by hour, day-by-day, month-by-month. Organized activity and maintained enthusiasm are the wellsprings of your power. ~ Paul J. Meyer

Life is now… this day, this hour… and is probably the only experience of the kind one is to have. ~ Charles Macomb Flandrau

A thousand years may scare form a state. An hour may lay it in ruins. ~ Lord Byron

If you can’t write your message in a sentence, you can’t say it in an hour. ~ Dianna Booher

Have regular hours for work and play; make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success. ~ Louisa May Alcott

Permit no hour to go by without it due improvement. ~ Thomas a Kempis

When a man sits with a pretty girl for an hour, it seems like a minute. But let him sit on a hot stove for a minute — then it’s longer than any hour. That’s relativity! ~ Albert Einstein Quotes

There is an hour wherein a man might be happy all his life, could he find it. ~ George Herbert

Seize the hour. ~ Sophocles

Each day, each hour, an entire life. ~ Juan Ramon Jiminez

It is a mark of many famous people that they cannot part with their brightest hour.~ Lillian Hellman

The forty-four-hour week has no charm for me. I’m looking for a forty-hour day. ~ Nicholas Murray Butler

Our lives are never certain, even for an hour. ~ Ferrant Sanchez Calavera

A committee is a thing which takes a week to do what one good man can do in an hour. ~ Elbert Hubbard

A lost but happy dream may shed its light upon our waking hours, and the whole day may be infected with the gloom of a dreary or sorrowful one; yet of neither may we be able to recover a trace. ~ Walter de La Mare

The greatness of the human personality begins at the hour of birth. ~ Maria Montessori

The hours we pass with happy prospects in view are more pleasing than those crowded with fruition. ~ Oliver Goldsmith

A day for toil, an hour for sport, but for a friend is life too short. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Forget the past and live the present hour. ~ Sarah Knowles Bolton

An hour of practice is worth five hours of foot-dragging.~ Pancho Segura

Knowledge is the prime need of the hour. ~ Mary McLeod Bethune

The hour of departure has arrived and we go our ways; I to die, and you to live. Which is better? Only God knows. ~ Socrates

A man who dares to waste one hour of his life has not discovered the value of life. ~ Charles Darwin

One hour in the execution of justice is worth seventy years of prayer. ~ Author Unknown

Begin where you are; work where you are; the hour which you are now wasting, dreaming of some far off success may be crowded with grand possibilities. ~ Orison Swett Marden

There are people whose watch stops at a certain hour and who remain permanently at that age. ~ Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve

Some people can stay longer in an hour than others can in a week. ~ William Dean Howells

Gladly accept the gifts of the present hour. ~ Horace

Pleasure and action make the hours seem short. ~ William Shakespeare Quotes

You don’t get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour. ~ Jim Rohn

It is only by risking our persons from one hour to another that we live at all. ~ William James

‘Tis but an hour ago since it was nine, and after one hour more twill be eleven. And so from hour to hour we ripe and ripe, and then from hour to hour we rot and rot, and thereby hangs a tale. ~ William Shakespeare

Come, let us give a little time to folly… and even in a melancholy day let us find time for an hour of pleasure. ~ St. Bonaventura

For every minute spent in organizing, an hour is earned. ~ Author Unknown

I owe all my success in life to having been always a quarter of an hour before my time. ~ Lord Nelson

Too busy with the crowded hour to fear to live or die. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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