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Proverbs containing the word Time

A stitch in time saves nine

By repairing a small tear now we avoid the necessity of repairing a large tear later on. In the same way, prompt action at an early stage may... Read more →

Procrastination is the thief of time

To procrastinate is to delay, to put off doing something. Procrastinating – deferring things from day to day – wastes a lot of time and... Read more →

Other times, other manners

Each succeeding generation has its own way of life and standard of behaviour.

Life is short and time is swift

Enjoy life while you can, for you will not live for ever. Gather ye rosebuds while ye may.

Footprints on the sands of time are not made by sitting down

This refers to the seventh stanza of Longfellow's A Psalm of Life: Lives of great men all reminded us We can make our lives sublime, And,... Read more →

Cowards die many times before their deaths

This proverb is quotation from Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar. Caesar says: Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never tastes... Read more →

Busiest men find the most time

People who do a lot are the people who have most energy. However busy they are, they can usually manage to do something more.