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Proverbs containing the word Time

The worse luck now, the better another time

Just as we are not always lucky, so we are not always unlucky. The colloquial phrase is: 'Better luck next time.'

What may be done at any time is done at no time

This is another way of saying One of these days is none of these days. 'I'll do it one of these days.' This means that you propose to do... Read more →

Times change

What was true or valid at a time in the past is not necessarily so today because circumstances change. The proverb encourages us to keep up to... Read more →

Time is the great healer

However great our grief or disappointment may be, in the course of time it will lessen. In this sense our 'wounds' heal with time.

Time is money

Time is as valuable as money. To waste time is as expensive as to waste money. Neither should be squandered.

Time flies

This comes the Latin, Tempus fugit. It means that time goes so quickly that it is difficult to keep pace with it.

Time and tide wait for no man

Do not delay taking action. If you wish to put to sea, do not miss the tide. Neither tide nor time will tarry for you. In a wider sense, if an... Read more →

There is no time like the present

If a thing has to be done, do it now. Don't put it off till tomorrow. Remember that Procrastination is the thief of time.

There is a time to speak and a time to be silent

Sometimes it is prudent to say nothing, especially in consideration for other's people feelings.  

Take time by the forelock

Seize the present moment. Old Father Time is represented as being completely bald except for a lock of hair on his forehead. You cannot catch... Read more →