Time Proverbs

Sayings about Time

Time is a great story teller. ~ Irish Proverb

Love makes time pass away and time makes love pass away. ~ French Proverb

With time and patience the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown. ~ Chinese Proverb

It takes time to build castles. ~ Irish Proverbs

There is a time and place for everything. ~ Traditional Proverb

The day is short and work lasts a long time. ~ Hebrew Proverb

It is never too late to ask what time it is. ~ Traditional Proverb

Time has no respect for beauty. ~ Polish Proverbs

What may be done at any time will be done at no time. ~ Scottish Proverbs

It is not enough to run; you must start on time. ~ French Proverb

Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time. ~ Chinese Proverb

It’s better to arrive on time than to be invited. ~ Spanish Proverbs

Time spent laughing is time spent with the gods. ~ Japanese Proverbs

The cure for bad times is patience. ~ Arabian Proverb

You can’t buy an inch of time with an inch of gold. ~ Chinese Proverb

It is only idle people who can find time for everything. ~ French Proverb

Time will tell. ~ Traditional Proverb

Hours are Time’s shafts, and one comes winged with death. ~ Scottish Proverb

The poor have no time to spare. ~ Japanese Proverb

Time waits for no one. ~ Japanese Proverb

Every seed knows its time. ~ Russian Proverbs

In times of prosperity friends will be plenty, in times of adversity not one in twenty. ~ English Proverbs

With time even a bear can learn to dance. ~ Yiddish Proverb

Time and place make the thief. ~ Dutch Proverbs

Do everything at the right time and one day will seem like three. ~ Chinese Proverb

Eat when the meal is ready, speak when the time is ripe. ~ Ethiopian Proverb

Our time runs on like a stream; first fall the leaves and then the tree. ~ Dutch Proverb

Time builds castles, and time destroys them. ~ Serbian Proverb

Men fear, but time fears the pyramids. ~ Arabian Proverb

Time is longer than a rope. ~ Virgin Islander Proverb

Lazy men get active when it’s time to sleep. ~ German Proverbs

Times are not always the same; the grass is not always green. ~ Mongolian Proverb

Quicker by taking more time. ~ Traditional Proverb

Time is a river of passing events — a rushing torrent. ~ Greek Proverbs

In the garden of time grows the flower of consolation. ~ Russian Proverb

Time is the master of him who has no master. ~ Arabian Proverb

He who does not know what to do in his spare time is not a businessman. ~ Chinese Proverb

Love kills time and time kills love. ~ Italian Proverbs

Truth is the daughter of time. ~ Traditional Proverb

You have to give time some time. ~ French Proverb

Good things require time. ~ Dutch Proverb

For lazy people it is always party time. ~ Greek Proverb

The day you are leaving is not the time to start your preparations. ~ Nigerian Proverb

Patience, money and time bring all things to past. ~ Traditional Proverb

When the time comes for you to live, there aren’t enough years. ~ Yiddish Proverbs

Never spend time with people who don’t respect you. ~ New Zealander Proverb

Time is anger’s medicine. ~ German Proverb

Distance tests a horse’s strength; time reveals a marls character. ~ Chinese Proverb

To be a fool at the right time is also an art. ~ Swiss Proverbs

Time flies when you are among friends. ~ Basque Proverb

The right time to dine is: for the rich man, when he is hungry; and for the poor, when he has something to eat. ~ Mexican Proverb

There is no hand to catch time. ~ Indian Proverbs

Nothing is more changeable than time and a woman. ~ Romanian Proverb

There has to be a first time for everything — even our most natural habits. ~ Arabian Proverb

Wasting time is stealing from oneself. ~ Estonian Proverb

If it weren’t for sorrow and bad times, every day would be Christmas. ~ Lithuanian Proverb

Accusing the times is but excusing ourselves. ~ English Proverb

Procrastination is the thief of time. ~ Chinese Proverb

Too much hurry, and get there tomorrow; take time, get there today. ~ Jamaican Proverb

You have to bow a few times before you can stand upright. ~ Japanese Proverb

Time destroys all things. ~ Dutch Proverb

Time heals all wounds. ~ English Proverb

Time is a great healer. ~ Traditional Proverb

There is always lots of time to die and to pay. ~ Catalonian Proverb

Time and tide wait for no men. ~ English Proverb

The tail of an ox says, “Time goes, time comes.” ~ Creole Proverb (Southern U.S.)

If your time ain’t come not even a doctor can kill you. ~ American Proverb

Time is the best adviser. ~ Greek Proverb

Why kill time when one can employ it?. ~ French Proverb

A man with a watch knows what time it is. A man with two watches is never sure. ~ Traditional Proverb

There is a time to fish and a time to dry the nets. ~ Chinese Proverb

No time like the present. ~ Traditional Proverb

Flint and gunpowder: every time they meet there is an explosion. ~ Malagasy Proverb

Time is the soul of business. ~ English Proverb

Life just gives you time and space — It’s up to you to fill it. ~ Chinese Proverb

The right man comes at the right time. ~ Italian Proverb

Time heals old pain, while it creates new ones. ~ Hebrew Proverb

An inch of time cannot be bought with an inch of gold. ~ Chinese Proverb

All times are good when old. ~ Polish Proverb

Mother Nature, time and patience are the three best doctors. ~ Bulgarian Proverb

Three times an early rise makes a whole day. ~ Chinese Proverb

Time chases love away and love chases the time away. ~ German Proverb

The person who is tired will find time to sleep. ~ Traditional Proverb

Time is the soul of the world. ~ Greek Proverb

Better to blush once than pale a hundred times. ~ Serbian Proverb

If the time has passed, there is no point in preparing. ~ Yemeni Proverbs

People say that time goes by; time says that the people go by. ~ Vietnamese Proverb

All things grow with time — except grief. ~ Jewish Proverb

Something done at the wrong time should be regarded as not done. ~ Indian Proverb

If it’s not your time, you won’t be born and you won’t die. ~ Corsican Proverb

Be happy while you’re living, for you’re a long time dead. ~ Scottish Proverb

Time, not medicine, cures the sick. ~ Portuguese Proverbs

Time cures the sick man, not the ointment. ~ Traditional Proverb

The time to make friends is before you need them. ~ Traditional Proverb

Everything in time comes to him who knows how to wait. ~ French Proverb

Time has strong teeth. ~ Norwegian Proverbs

Time and I against any two. ~ Spanish Proverb

The happier the time, the more quickly it passes. ~ Latin Proverbs

Borrowed money shortens time; working for others lengthens it. ~ Chinese Proverb

Saying about time

Quotations about Time

No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any. ~ Thomas Jefferson Quotes

Time too stops dead. ~ Angelus Silesius

Time is money. ~ Benjamin Franklin Quotes

We always have time enough, if we will but use it aright. ~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Quotes

Time makes heroes but dissolves celebrities. ~ Daniel J. Boorstin

Time goes, you say? Ah, no! Alas, Time stays, we go. ~ Austin Dobson

There is a time for work and a time for love. That leaves no other time. ~ Coco Chanel

The real secret of how to use time is , to pack it as you would a portmanteau, filling up the small spaces with small things. ~ Henry Haddow

Time stays long enough for those who use it. ~ Leonardo Da Vinci

Time is the most precious gift in our possession, for it is the most irrevocable. ~ Dietrich Bonboeffer

Time is not a line, but a series of now-points. ~ Taisen Deshimaru

Time is too slow for those who wait, Too swift for those who fear, Too long for those who grieve, Too short for those who rejoice. But for those who love, time is not. ~ Henry Van Dyke

It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste. ~ Henry Ford Quotes

he strongest of all warriors are these two — Time and Patience. ~ Leo Tolstoy

One cannot buy, rent or hire more time. . ~ Peter F. Drucker

The biggest difference between time and space is that you can’t reuse time. ~ Merrick Furst

Time has no meaning in itself unless we choose to give it significance. ~ Leo Buscaglia

Old Time, that greatest and longest established spinner of all!…. his factory is a secret place, his work is noiseless, and his hands are mutes. ~ Charles Dickens Quotes

Time is the scarcest resource of the manager; If it is not managed, nothing else can be managed. ~ Peter F. Drucker

Men talk of killing time, while time quietly kills them. ~ Dion Boucicault

Have a time and place for everything, and do everything in its time and place, and you will not only accomplish more, but have far more leisure than those who are always hurrying. ~ Tryon Edwards

The less one has to do, the less time one finds to do it in. ~ Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield

Time goes, you say? Ah no! Alas, Time stays, we go. ~ Henry Austin Dobson

Time makes friendship stronger, but love weaker. ~ Jean De La Bruyere

Money-All my possessions for a moment of time. ~ Queen Elizabeth

Much may be done in those little shreds and patches of time which every day produces, and which most men throw away. ~ Charles Caleb Colton

Everything requires time. It is the only truly universal condition.~ Peter F. Drucker

To realize the unimportance of time is the gate to wisdom. ~ Bertrand Russell

The long unmeasured pulse of time moves everything. There is nothing hidden that it cannot bring to light, nothing once known that may not become unknown. Nothing is impossible. ~ Sophocles

It is nonsense to say there is not enough time to be fully informed…. Time given to thought is the greatest time saver of all. ~ Norman Cousins

There is time for everything. ~ Thomas A. Edison Quotes

Time is lost when we have not lived a full human life, time unenriched by experience, creative endeavor, enjoyment, and suffering. ~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer

We have so much time and so little to do. Strike that, reverse it. ~ Roald Dahl

Money-Time is the most valuable coin in your life. You and you alone will determine how that coin will be spent. Be careful that you don’t let other people spend it for you. ~ John Dryden

As if you could kill time without injuring eternity. ~ Henry David Thoreau

Time wastes our bodies and our wits, but we waste time, so we are quits. ~ Author Unknown

We must use time as a tool, not as a couch. ~ John F. Kennedy

This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what to do with it. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

Time will run back and fetch the Age of Gold. ~ John Milton

Until we can manage time, we can manage nothing else. ~ Peter F. Drucker

A good holiday is one spent among people whose notions of time are vaguer than yours. ~ John B. Priestly

Time is a created thing. To say “I don’t have time” is to say “I don’t want to.” ~ Lao Tzu

You can’t measure time in days the way you can money in dollars, because each day is different. ~ Phillip Hewett

We all find time to do what we really want to do. ~ William Feather

Time is an eternal guest that banquets on our ideals and bodies. ~ Elbert Hubbard

Time, like money, is measured by our needs. ~ George Eliot

In reality, killing time is only the name for another of the multifarious ways by which Time kills us. ~ Osbert Sitwell

Money-Time is money says the Proverb, but turn it around and you get a precious truth. Money is time. ~ George Robert Gissing

I recommend you to take care of the minutes, for the hours will take care of themselves. ~ Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield

Time itself is an element. ~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Time brings all things to pass. ~ Aeschylus

Money-Time is money, especially when you are talking to a lawyer or buying a commercial. ~ Frank Dane

The highest value in life is found in the stewardship of time. ~ Robert M. Fine

Time is what prevents everything from happening at once. ~ John Archibald Wheeler

Time is a great healer, but a poor beautician. ~ Lucille S. Harper

If time is precious, no book that will not improve by repeated reading deserves to be read at all. ~ Thomas Carlyle

Nothing lies on our hands with such uneasiness as time. Wretched and thoughtless creatures! In the only place where covetousness were a virtue we turn prodigals. ~ Joseph Addison

Time is the fire in which we burn. ~ Delmore Schwartz

The best way to fill time is to waste it. ~ Marguerite Duras

All time management begins with planning. ~ Tom Greening

Time is the one thing we possess. Our success depends upon the use of our time, and its by-product, the odd moment. ~ Arthur Brisbane

One always has time enough, if one will apply it well. ~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Clocks slay time... time is dead as long as it is being clicked off by little wheels; only when the clock stops does time come to life. ~ William Faulkner

There is time enough for everything in the course of the day if you do but one thing at once; but there is not time enough in the year if you will do two things at a time. ~ Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield

Time spent on hiring is time well spent. ~ Robert Half

Time is a circus always packing up and moving away. ~ Ben Hecht

Time is the substance from which I am made. Time is a river which carries me along, but I am the river; it is a tiger that devours me, but I am the tiger; it is a fire that consumes me, but I am the fire. ~ Jorge Luis Borges

Money-Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend. ~ Laertius Diogenes

19 Time Quotations more

  1. Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana. – Groucho Marx, American comedian and film star.
  2. Time is the wisest counselor of all. – Pericles, Ancient Greek statesman.
  3. Time is a dressmaker specializing in alterations. – Faith Baldwin, American author.
  4. Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time. – Marthe Troly-Curtin, British author.
  5. The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once. – Albert Einstein, theoretical physicist.
  6. Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. – Carl Sandburg, American poet and historian.
  7. Time is the longest distance between two places. – Tennessee Williams, American playwright.
  8. Time is what we want most, but what we use worst. – William Penn, English Quaker leader.
  9. They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself. – Andy Warhol, American artist.
  10. Time is the thief of memory. – Stephen King, American author.
  11. Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils. – Hector Berlioz, French composer.
  12. Time is the wisest of all things that are; for it brings everything to light. – Thales, Ancient Greek philosopher.
  13. Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind. – Nathaniel Hawthorne, American author.
  14. Time is the best author. It always writes the perfect ending. – Charles Chaplin, English comic actor.
  15. Time is what keeps everything from happening at once. – Ray Cummings, American author.
  16. Time is the mother of truth. – François Rabelais, French Renaissance writer.
  17. Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current. – Marcus Aurelius, Roman emperor and philosopher.
  18. Time is a game played beautifully by children. – Heraclitus, Ancient Greek philosopher.
  19. Time is an illusion. – Albert Einstein, theoretical physicist.
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  1. frank

    1.Time is money
    2.Time will tell
    3.Time flies when you’re having fun
    4.Time waits for no one
    5.Time health all wounds
    6.There is a time and place for everything
    7.There is no wiser counselor than time
    8.Lost time is no never be found again
    9.Time has no respect for beauty

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