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The value of time

Time is a valuable commodity. With all the riches in the world, you can’t buy it back. Until such time that you can value yourself, you won’t be able to put value with your time. Until you value your time, you’re not going to do anything with it. Think about it.

There are approximately 52 weeks in 1 calendar year. To be exact, that’s about 52.1429 weeks. If let’s say you get to live 80 years from the time you were born, which is the average life expectancy now, you have about 4,160 weeks to live. I’m about to turn 40 this year, so I would put it at approximately 2,038 weeks that I’ve lived and about 2,122 more weeks to live. Looking and writing it should scare me for a few moments, but it shouldn’t. When you learn how to value your own time, you will try your best to be meaningful and intentional about it.

People do not pay for things with money, they pay for them with their time. If you say to yourself that in 5 years times, you will have enough money put aside to buy that house that I dreamed about, that’s about 260 weeks of your adult life. The short phrase spending your time is not a metaphor but just means how life works. What does it mean?

Think about your goals in terms of time spent to achieve them. Instead of thinking about what you do and what you purchase in terms of money. Are you thinking about it now as you read this?

Look at your agenda this week and see if these tasks on your agenda worthy to be part of your life.

Now ask yourself this, what is worth spending your entire life on? Seeing your work in that perspective might just change the way you manage your time, or perhaps the value of your time moving forward.

What is important to you?

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January 18, 2021 rhona

The best gift you can give to someone is your time, hence be careful in choosing people or things that you wish to spend time with, it should be of your time and worth else you do not know your worth and also everyone should always understand if someone has given their time and attention, they should respect it and value them too. once you feel you are not getting the same equal value or expected result of the time and effort you gave to someone or anything, then either you were no completely dedicated over that or that did not deserved your dedication.. hence adjust accordingly, there is no harm. Always keep your self esteem high. It matters a lot over anything else.

January 18, 2021 Joseph Santos

Time equally is noticed to be important when it shows itself up in and with its importance in one’s life , otherwise based on all the patterns of life we live in and with it but do not even notice it in our lives , here an extension of the ultimate factor of life, God in and with its importance is known only when He shows it to us

January 18, 2021 edward

The concept of time is important for us, in order to understand reality. Reality is defined by time. Most people are locked in their own temporary reality, usually defined by the times they live in. The real reality, however, is the reality of ourselves, the soul. The soul exists eternally, and can only function optimally in eternal time.

January 18, 2021 Hans Angelo

Time is very important, because life is nothing but a time duration between birth & death!
Time is very important, because it’s eternal! It does not stop or wait for anyone!
Time is very important, because it’s ticking away in the same pace for everyone!
Time is very important, and so our body keeps the time!
Time is very important, that’s why Sun & moon never miss their time to visit our planet earth!

January 18, 2021 aldwin

Yes, Time is really very important in our life!!

If time goes it never comes again, if you waste your time – one day in future you will realise that you did nothing in that particular time frame and then you will be feel regretful.

So time is very precious thing, Use it wisely. Make perfect use of your beautiful time!!

Use time to achieve your dreams, do what you feel to do! Make use of each and every opportunity!

One of the my favourite quote regarding time!!

“The trouble is, you think you have time.”

– Buddha

January 18, 2021 jocelyn

Time is the most valuable thing in the world, irreplaceable, limited and you can never go back. Once you spend it, it’s gone forever.

January 18, 2021 genesis

Time is the single most precious thing that we have, not only because it exists as a finite quantity but also because we can only travel one way along it. When it’s gone, it’s gone.

When we realise this, usually too late. Then we pine for one more second with a dear departed loved one, or a bit more time to study or a few more minutes to compose ourselves before we said or did something stupid.

January 18, 2021 renato

Appreciating TIME means you will not waste your TIME for nothing. Because you realize how important TIME is, you will try to be a better person every second ..
“Today must be better than yesterday, and tomorrow must be better than today” 🙂

January 18, 2021 Janeth

We value time, because we value our life, our livelihood, and more importantly, we value the meaning that comes with the knowledge that our time, from birth to death, is ever decreasing.

January 18, 2021 Anton

You see time is one of the such natural currents that proves the existence of someone beyond human capabilities, it always keeps on ticking the thought of helplessness of any creature in this world of not being able to manipulate it or a matter of fact even understand time completely. I really believe and I quote myself “we kill time, eventually it kills us back”, that’s the rule I try to follow, now see “killing time” here refers to wasting it, time should be considered as an opportunity to do something incredible or to keep yourself from doing something disastrous

January 18, 2021 Henrique

Time plays a significant role in our lives. If we better understand the time value, then it can gain experience and develop skills over time. Time can also heal things whether external wounds or feelings. Time is the ultimate thing that we cannot measure.

January 23, 2021 Redido

Time was unique. It is the most important thing in human life. It is the thing that you can’t use the money to buy. Successful people always think that time is the chance that you can improve yourself, to do some important things. Even though you might not understand this statement now, but you will discover it when you’re a grown-up. You will discover the importance of time.

January 23, 2021 edward

The value of time is quite high and more than money because it is easy to earn money by spending time but it is impossible to earn time by spending money even if you are ready to spare billions of it.

January 23, 2021 Joseph Santos

Time may destroy our health if we do not take our food in timely manner or take our medicine at right time. Time is like a running river which goes constantly ahead but it never runs back.

January 23, 2021 Jerome

You will only realise the value of time when you are hurted badly because of that. For example, after graduation, when all your friends are getting placed, but you are not. Then you will realise the value of time that you had to study, but you wasted it.

January 23, 2021 Hans Angelo

Stay organized
Be proactive and don’t waste time on unimportant things
Write down your goals and priorities and work on them
Sleep well and take care of yourself .
Live your values . and enjoy every moment .

January 23, 2021 nico

Time is very important in a student’s life. The way you utilize it make the time worth being remembered. The time spent making your career is remembered throughout your Life. The time spent only enjoying is appreciated only at that moment or may be some days or may be some months. Few years the line, you feel the guilt. You feel the regret. Remembering that time brings pain. Those enjoyments make you feel sad.

January 23, 2021 nico

Time can make you or it can take you. Utilize your time wisely in making a good career. Spend your time exploring something new, spend your time learning something new, spend your time doing something new, spend your time doing something creative, spend your time doing what interest you, spend your time enjoying. Spend your time working on your career. Don’t just pass time doing nothing. Rather spend it doing something. Few years the line you will realize you shaped your career. Now, this time will be worth remembered. This time will bring happiness. This time will now be the precious memory which you will always keep close to your heart.

Time is yours. Choice is yours.

January 24, 2021 Jim

We should value time because it is not increasing, but it is decreasing every second in our life.

February 3, 2021 Andrea

Time is rare, time is precious. You can spend it, you can trade it you can sell it , but when its gone , its gone forever. The moral of the story is to not waste time.

February 3, 2021 Joseph Santos

Time waits for no one. No matter if you are President or Prime Minister. When you got to go. So in this small time of yours you might want to do everything. Take advantage of every opportunity you get. Enjoy every moment. And stop giving your time to those who don’t value the importance of your time. Your time is precious and it is one of the greatest gift you can ever present someone. Keep some time for yourself too.

February 3, 2021 Jimbogs

It’s a very person-relative question.

I mean If one wanted to achieve more, learn more or be very good at something then he must value the time he has and us it for he’s improvement.

However, that person should also take care of other personal things like relationships, sports and reading, wish necessary gives an important value to time.

However, to my mind, one shouldn’t get so obsessed with time that he”wouldn’t stop to smell the roses”.
Having free time is as important as the time used for goal driven actions.

February 3, 2021 Aldwin

Everybody has their own way of arriving at the realization of the worth of their time. What I personally think is a quick way to get perspective about the worth of our time is to think of mortality.

We’re all here for a fleeting cosmic second. Our lifetime is the longest time we will experience, but it does have an expiration date. The only tangible thing that we have with us at any moment is our memories. Our memories are shaped by the quality of experiences that we have on a day to day basis. I think it follows that, what we concern ourselves with every day matters. Understanding human mortality brings about urgency and gives us perspective.

February 3, 2021 Jerome

Time is the most important factor in your life. As you know you only have a fixed amount of time in your life, it is just that you do not know how much time. So the more you can do in this fixed amount of time, the better it is for you and the world.

But you can’t do anything worthwhile or cannot measure what you do, till you can measure how much time you have spent on doing what. Measurement of time can only be done when you can manage time, which is the only thing you have for doing anything worthwhile in the space of time that you have.

February 19, 2021 Dwayne

Our most precious resource is not money; it is time. More specifically, the ability to gift our time to ourselves, and others, in a manner which allows us to derive the maximum enjoyment from life. of course, just like money; how you spend your time is critically important.

February 19, 2021 Anton

There are so many things we value these days, and, because we live in such a superficial world, money is often seen as the most important thing. But, there is actually something much more important that money, and that is time. This is something you can never get back once it is gone, and it’s the one thing that can’t be stopped or changed. Your time should be the most important commodity you have and don’t forget it.

In fact, the reason money is some important is because it allows you more conveniences, which, you guessed it, free up more time. It’s so important that you have the time to do all the things you want to do, and spend time doing things that aren’t work-related.

February 19, 2021 Nigel

Time waits for no-one, and it’s true. You can’t stop the clock or slow things downtime is non-discriminate, and it’s going to keep going whether you want it to or not. Because time won’t wait for you, it becomes much more of a commodity, because every day we lose some of it. You have to make sure you do what you can to seize every opportunity and make the most of your time as much as possible. Your life and career are governed by time, so stop waiting around for things to happen to you!

February 19, 2021 Edward

Time is the greatest resource we have, and also one of the most limited. Everyone has a chance at making the most of the time they’ve got, but it is also so easy to waste and lose time if you’re not careful with it. Make sure you assess how much time you have to do things on a daily basis, and try to make yourself much more efficient whenever you can. Don’t forget the importance of time – once it’s gone, you can’t very well get it back again.

February 19, 2021 James Santos

Of course time is the most valuable thing in life, time is the best healer for anyone’s sorrows , time always clears our thoughts of past make us stronger and clear within our own confidence about ourself and how other perceive us , time is the medicine as well as the poison , if we stick to our sorrows of past time make us more craving and if we let it handle with time and adjust ourself with time it gives us patience and happiness, if our take whether we take time on our side or against outside

February 19, 2021 Genesis

Time is a man-made construct, of course we hold it precious.

We organize our everyday lives according to this over-arching theme of our time ticking down. We wake up at a certain time of day, in order to be ready in a certain amount of time, to leave our house at a particular time in order to arrive at our jobs early or on-time so that we won’t get in trouble for being late. We work a set amount of hours, take breaks at certain times of the day, then go home after our ordeal during the day. We spend time with our families before bed, then sleep for a certain amount of hours at night, in order to wake up at the prearranged time again to start it all over.

We only have so many of these days in our lifetime, so it’s human nature to panic at the thought of getting the most out of them as we can. Therefore I would say that the only thing more important than time…is how one uses it.

I hope this helps.

February 19, 2021 Rome

Time is definitely not “the most important/precious thing in person’s life”. Time is a tool and is only what you make of it.

Life is most important/precious. You cannot have anything else without life as you would not exist without life.

After life, it is up to each one of us to determine what is most important.

March 3, 2021 Dwayne

Time is the greatest gift in one’s life. It is like money for us and we waste it foolishly and thoughtlessly in meaningless activities but great people make the use of time in its best possible way because they know how valuable it is.

March 3, 2021 Edward

We need time to work, to eat, to sleep, and to accomplish all the daily chores of living. We also need time to know and understand our mates, our children, and our friends. Most of our relationships, in fact, require more time than we have, and it is difficult to avoid the feeling that we could never have enough

March 3, 2021 Genesis

Time is very precious and we should not waste it in any way. Likewise, we can earn the money we spent but we cannot get back the time we have lost. So, this makes the time more valuable than money. Hence, we should utilize the time in the most possible way.

March 3, 2021 Nico

Understanding the value of time is crucial for each one of us. To get to know the value of time, it is essential to learn the effect of time on us. For most of us, to feel the impact of time on us is a considerably pointless exercise. But if someone looks at things closely, one might understand that time has an enormous effect on us. One of the most noticeable effects of time on us is our age. As time goes by, we age in our health, mind, and body. Time indirectly makes us weak and feeble and brings us close to death. That is one of the most straightforward explanations of the effect of time on our existence. The value of time, thus, lies in how we are controlled by it and yet do not get to feel it.

March 3, 2021 Anton

Time is man’s friend. But that man, who has no respect for it, is the enemy of time. The value of time in our lives is enormous and elaborate. Our activities show if we realize the value of time or not. People who are not punctual, people who do not respect deadlines, people who do things at the eleventh hour do not understand the value of time. Even if they do, perhaps they choose to ignore it. That is why; most people tend to do things in a hurry if they have a lot of time in their hands. This is because every day, they think they have time and put off their work for the next day. Ultimately on the day before submission, they go completely berserk and are in a hurry to complete their work. Thus, to get to know the value of time and make time, one’s friend is the only pathway of success in a man’s life.

March 3, 2021 James Santos

It would help if you valued time for a better future that is safe and secure because of your respect towards your own precious time as well as the time of others around you.

March 3, 2021 Rhona

If we don’t value the time we might regret it later in plain and simple words. That can be a bad experience for anyone.

March 3, 2021 Jerome

Although most people do not understand how valuable time is until they lost it. Besides, there are people in the world who prioritize money over time because according to them, time is nothing. But, they do not realize the fact that it is time that has given them the opportunity to earn money. Apart from this, the time has given us prosperity and happiness and on the contrary, it has also given us sorrow and grief.

March 3, 2021 Joseph Santos

We can say that time is the greatest gift of God. Moreover, there is a saying that “if you waste time, time will waste you.” Only this line is enough to justify how important and valuable time is.

March 8, 2021 Noel

Ask a student about the importance of time who has failed in an exam, ask a patient about the importance of time who just get to know that he or she has not much time to live, ask a mother about the importance of time when has delivered a baby. Time is same for everyone but plays different roles in everyone’s life. It teaches us that everything and everyone moves on.

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