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Time is the soul of business.

There is but an hour a day between a good housewife and a bad one.
Soon enough is well enough.
The longest day soon comes to an end.
Time is the wisest of all counselors.
Well arranged time is the surest mark of a well arranged mind.
Time is the king of all men, he is their parent and their grave, and gives them what he will and not what they crave.
We are condemned to kill time, thus we die bit by bit.
Wait for the wisest of all counselors, Time.
Nothing is swifter than our years.
Time glides away and as we get older through the noiseless years; the days flee and are restrained by no reign.
Clocks will go as they are set, but man, irregular man, is never constant, never certain.
The secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine.
Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
I must govern the clock, not be governed by it.
For tribal man space was the uncontrollable mystery. For technological man it is time that occupies the same role.
While time, the endless idiot, runs screaming round the world.
Set priorities for your goals. A major part of successful living lies in the ability to put first things first. Indeed, the reason most major goals are not achieved is that we spend our time doing second things first.
If you haven't got the time to do it right, when will you find the time to do it over?
No man goes before his time -- unless the boss leaves early.
But at my back I always hear time's winged chariot hurrying near.
Two golden hours somewhere between sunrise and sunset. Both are set with 60 diamond minutes. No reward is offered. They are gone forever.
In truth, people can generally make time for what they choose to do; it is not really the time but the will that is lacking.
Time! Joyless emblem of the greed of millions, robber of the best which earth can give.
How many times have you heard this statement, I haven't time. How many times have we made it ourselves? oh, I wish I had time. Time for what? Time to work in the Church, to serve in our communities and time to improve our minds. Think again of these twenty-four hours that are given to us.
One realizes the full importance of time only when there is little of it left. Every man's greatest capital asset is his unexpired years of productive life.
Nothing valuable can be lost by taking time.
We all run on two clocks. One is the outside clock, which ticks away our decades and brings us ceaselessly to the dry season. The other is the inside clock, where you are your own timekeeper and determine your own chronology, your own internal weather and your own rate of living. Sometimes the inner clock runs itself out long before the outer one, and you see a dead man going through the motions of living.
Be intent on the perfection of the present day.
Write down the most important things you have to do tomorrow. Now, number them in the order of their true importance. The first thing tomorrow morning, start working on an item Number 1, and stay with it until completed. Then take item Number 2 the same way. Then Number 3, and so on. Don't worry if you don't complete everything on the schedule. At least you will have completed the most important projects before getting to the less important ones.
In all planing you make a list and you set priorities.
Review our priorities, ask the question; What's the best use of our time right now?
The idea is to make decisions and act on them -- to decide what is important to accomplish, to decide how something can best be accomplished, to find time to work at it and to get it done.
O, for an engine, to keep back all clocks, or make the sun forget his motion!
Heck by the time a man scratches his behind, clears his throat, and tells me how smart he is, we've already wasted fifteen minutes.
Time, whose tooth gnaws away at everything else, is powerless against truth.
We realize our dilemma goes deeper than shortage of time; it is basically a problem of priorities. We confess, We have left undone those things that ought to have done; and we have done those things which we ought not to have done.
What a folly it is to dread the thought of throwing away life at once, and yet have no regard to throwing it away by parcels and piecemeal.
Make a good use of the present.