It takes hands to build a house, but only hearts can build a home.

Author Unknown

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Chapter 8, Page 16, Book 17

Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity.  

Henry Van Dyke

Just for today I’ll remember that things happen in their time, not mine…

To everything there is a season, and time to every purpose under the heaven

Time is the most valuable thing on earth. 

Time is an equal opportunity employer.  Each human being has exactly the same number of hours and minutes every day.  Rich people can’t buy more hours.  Scientists can’t invent new minutes.  And you can’t save time to spend it on another day.  Even so, time is amazingly fair and forgiving.  No matter how much time you’ve wasted in the past, you still have an entire tomorrow.  Success depends upon using it wisely—by planning and setting priorities.      

Denis Waitley

From the Net...  Imagine there is a bank which credits your account each morning with $86,400; carries over no balance from day to day, allows you to keep no cash balance, and every evening cancels whatever part of the amount you had failed to use during the day.

What would you do? Draw out every cent, of course! Well, everyone has such a bank. Its name is TIME. Every morning, it credits you with 86,400 seconds. Every night it writes off, as lost, whatever of this you have failed to invest to good purpose.

It carries over no balance. It allows no overdraft. Each day it opens a new account for you. Each night it burns the records of the day. If you fail to use the day's deposits, the loss is yours. There is no going back. There is no drawing against the tomorrow. You must live in the present on today's deposits. Invest it so as to get from it the utmost in health, happiness and success! The clock is running. Make the most of today..

To realize the value of ONE YEAR: Ask a student who has failed his exams.
To realize the value of ONE MONTH: Ask a mother who has given birth to a premature baby.
To realize the value of ONE WEEK: Ask an editor of a weekly.
To realize the value of ONE DAY: Ask a daily wage laborer.
To realize the value of ONE HOUR: Ask the lovers who are waiting to meet.
To realize the value of ONE MINUTE: Ask a person who has missed the train.
To realize the value of ONE SECOND: Ask a person who has survived an accident.
To realize the value of ONE MILLI-SECOND: Ask the person who has won a silver medal in Olympics.
To realize the value of ONE MICRO-SECOND: Ask NASA's Team of scientists.
To realize the value of ONE NANO-SECOND: Ask a Hardware Engineer.
And even then, if you don't realize the value of time: You must be a Software Engineer !!!

Treasure every moment that you have! Remember, time waits for no one.

 Life is treasured in minutes, hours, days, months, and years. Make every moment count.

How you spend your time is more important than how you spend your money.  Money mistakes can be corrected, but time is gone forever.       

David Norris


betty said...

All the quotes are good ones today. We really need to appreciate time. It is a commodity we can never get back if we squander it.


jack69 said...

Great analogy of time here. Makes one think. I have said it often, we all have the same amount of time, but you illustrated it much better. THANKS!

Mevely317 said...

The 86,400 seconds is such a great analogy. I'm afraid today's balance was largely wasted on non-productive thoughts and emotion. Some days the dragon wins.


every second counts it's true. "And you can’t save time to spend it on another day. "