Quotes on Time/Time Management


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Time is Much Like Manna

"It's not the number of hours one puts in that counts, but what one puts into the hours."

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"Many people spend most of their time working in the service of a self-image that includes sufficient money, stocks, bonds, investment portfolios, property, credit cards, furnishings, automobiles, and the like to guarantee carnal security throughout, it is hoped, a long and happy life. Forgotten is the fact that our assignment is to use these many resources in our families and quorums to build up the kingdom of God-to further the missionary effort and the genealogical and temple work; to raise our children up as fruitful servants unto the Lord; to bless others in every way, that they may also be fruitful. Instead, we expend these blessings on our own desires."

-President Spencer W. Kimball-

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"Time is much like manna: We can't hoard it. We can't save it. The Lord allots each day its own supply."

-Richard L. Evans-

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"How you spend your hours equals who you are today."

-Dr. Stephen Bavolek, Psychologist-

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"You don't find time--You make it!"

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"You must give some time to your fellow men. Even if it's a little thing, do something for those who have need of help, something for which you get no pay but the privilege of doing it."

-Albert Schweitzer-

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"If you are going to kill time, Try working it to death."

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If you can't find the time to do something right the first time....where will you find the time to do it over?

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"Either you run the day or the day runs you."

Jim Rohn (Empowerment now)

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"The time to be happy is now.  The place to be happy is here.  The way to be happy is to make others so."   

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"Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it.  No idleness, no delay, no procrastination; never put off till tomorrow what you can do today"

Earl of Chesterfield

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"Never underestimate the value of 15 minutes."   

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"Our two greatest gifts are time and the freedom to choose.  The key is in not 'spending' time, but in 'investing' it."

Stephen R. Covey, Book:  First Things First, p. 302 

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"The only thing worse than having too much to do is having not enough." 

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"When you do the things you have to do when you have to do them, the day will come when you can do the things you want to do when you want to do them."         

Zig Ziglar, God's Little Devotional for Graduates, p. 244

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"A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow." 

General George S. Patton

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"As we learn to think win-win, we seek mutual benefit in all our interactions.  We start thinking in terms of other people, of society as a whole.  It profoundly affects what we see as 'important', how we spend our time, our response in the moment of choice, and the results we get in our lives."

Stephen R. Covey  -  Book:  First Things First, p. 213

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"Our two greatest gifts are time and the freedom to choose.  The key is in not 'spending' time, but in 'investing' it."             

Stephen R. Covery – Book:  First Things First, p. 302

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