Time related quotes:

First waking thought. "Wow, another day! Thank you." Fred Pentney

The Pentney principle; "Everything cometh to he or she who waiteth, as long as he or she that waiteth, worketh like hell while waiting." *

(Note in our seminars we work on changing the word 'hell' into efficiently and effectively).

"You can't change the system unless you are part of the system. And to be part of the system you have to pay your dues before anyone will listen to you. Get involved - have at least one important issue that you are working on to make a difference in the world." Fred Pentney and many others.

"If you want things to be normal then you have to do normal things." Fred Pentney

"Life is a mystery until we create our own world." Fred Pentney and others. (Please note that we are very aware that our seminar participants have personal beliefs and that there may be a 'Higher' purpose for them during their lifetime. We respect that and suggest that this quote is related to our everyday choices.)

"It is never too late to do the right thing." Fred Pentney


* "Results happen when preparation meets opportunity." Unknown.

"Old mother nature keeps a faultless set of books and sends us warning notices from time to time, but we seldom heed until she forecloses completely." Unknown

"You can't let things slide." Heather McCallion, Mayor of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada (Quote related to leadership, but applicable to time management).

"Time wasted is existence, used is life." Edward Young

"Time is the old Justice that examines all offenders." Shakespeare

"Nothing more precious than time, yet nothing less valued." Unknown

"So the sands of time that slowly flow
From out my hour glass
Will all too soon have ebbed away
My life will then be past
So I must make the most of time
And drift not with the tide
for killing time's not murder
It's more like suicide." Unknown

"Better late than never." Livy

"I hate mornings because they come so damned early." Wit

"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing." -- Theodore Roosevelt.

"Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values." -- Ayn Rand

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Carol Bartz, former CEO of Yahoo - 2009 to 2011. On balancing a career with family, Bartz says: "I have a belief that life isn't about balance, because balance is perfection ... Rather, it's about catching the ball before it hits the floor."