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Time Management Quotes For Daily Motivation

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Last Updated on 28 January, 2021
Time Management Quotes For Daily Motivation

We have 365 days in the year, but how well we have utilized those 365 days and those 24-hours of time per day depends on us. The plans and schedule that you are going to set will be a thread that will guide you towards better time management.

Statistics have revealed that an average employee spends 2 hours per day recovering from distractions. (Atlassian)

Also, on average we spend 3 hours and 15 minutes a day (49.4 days per year) on our phones. (RescueTime)

Poor communication has also been responsible for the loss of 280 hours per year. (BusinessFirstFamily)

Keeping these statistics in mind, we can surely say that there has been a waste of a significant amount of time.

It’s an open secret that good time management increases productivity and engagement at your workplace and it helps you to make the most out of the time that you have.

This blog is for the people who find it challenging and need the motivation to manage time.

40 Motivational Time Management Quotes to Set the Tone for Your Day


  1. Time is what we want most, but what we use worst. - William Penn
  1. You may delay, but time will not. - Benjamin Franklin
  1. The key is in not spending time, but in investing it. -Stephen R. Covey
  1. Take care of the minutes and the hours will take care of themselves. -Lord Chesterfield
  1. Lost wealth may be replaced by industry, lost knowledge by study, lost health by temperance or medicine, but lost time is gone forever. -Samuel Smiles


  1. Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend. -Theophrastus
  1. I am definitely going to take a course on time management.., just as soon as I can work it into my schedule. -Louis E. Boone
  1. Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time. -Jim Rohn
  1. Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year- and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade. -Tony Robbins
  1. Time is really the only capital that any human being has, and the only thing he cannot afford to lose. -Thomas Edison


  1. Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent, and not enough time on what is important. -Stephen Covey
  1. Defer no time, delays have dangerous ends. -William Shakespeare
  1. Time is a created thing. To say “I don’t have time” is to say “I don’t want to”. -Lao Tzu
  1. Never leave ‘till tomorrow which you can do today. -Benjamin Franklin
  1. It’s not that we have little time, but more that we waste a good deal of it. -Seneca


  1. A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life. -Charles Darwin
  1. You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it. -Charles Buxton
  1. 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 do not let other people spend it for you. -Carl Sandburg
  1. The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot. -Michael Altshuler
  1. Time management is an oxymoron. Time is beyond our control and the clock keeps ticking regardless of how we head our lives. Priority management is the answer to maximizing the time we have. -John C. Maxwell


  1. Until we can manage time, we can manage nothing else. -Peter F. Drucker
  1. This is the key to time management - to see the value of every moment. -Menachem Mendel Schneerson
  1. Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four hours sharpening the axe. -Abraham Lincoln
  1. Time stays long enough for those who use it. -Leonardo Da Vinci
  1. To choose time is to save time. -Francis Bacon


  1. He who lets time rule him will live the life of a slave. -John Arthorne
  1. Don’t be fooled by the calendar. There are only as many days in the year as you make use of. One man gets only a week’s value out of a year while another man gets a full year’s value out of a week. -Charles Richards
  1. The time for action is now. It’s never too late to do something. -Carl Sandburg
  1. Don’t wait. The time will never be just right. -Napolean Hill
  1. We must use time as a tool, not as a couch. -John F. Kennedy


  1. We must use time creatively - and forever realize that the time is always hope to do great things. -Martin Luther King Jr.
  1. Ordinary people merely think how they shall 'spend' their time; a man of talent tries to 'use' it. -Arthur Schopenhauer
  1. Time is the most precious element of human existence. The successful person knows how to put energy into time and how to draw success from time. -Denis Waitley
  1. Until you value yourself, you will not value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it. -M. Scott Peck
  1. Your greatest asset is your earning ability. Your greatest resource is your time. -Brian Stacy


  1. Time is the scarcest resource of the manager; If it is not managed, nothing else can be managed. -Peter F. Drucker
  1. Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days. -Zig Zaglar
  1. If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done. -Bruce Lee
  1. Procrastination is the foundation of all disasters. -Pandora Poikilos
  1. You can’t make up for lost time. You can only do better in the future. -Ashley Ormon

Mrinmoy Rabha is a content writer and digital marketer at Vantage Circle. He is an avid follower of football and passionate about singing. For any related queries, contact