The 30 Most Memorable Quotations Ever Said Regarding Watches And Time

Famous sayings and statements regarding clocks and watches. It is a truth commonly understood that everyone takes pleasure in reading a witty or insightful quotation. We can use them to keep things in perspective, reward performance, or commiserate loss at crucial periods in our lives.

Quotes that are motivational, hilarious, and thought-provoking regarding clocks, watches, and the one thing that must be avoided at any cost are included on a list that has been offered to the audience members who are avid collectors of clocks and watches.

In this article, we have selected 30 statements about time’s passing from works of literature and historical personalities so that you might reflect on the passage of time or engrave them on the next gift watch you give. Please have a look through our collection to find an appropriate quote for every situation.

Famous Quotes About Watches And Time

Watches

“I always judge a man by his shoes and his watch.”

  • Tamer Hassan

“A gentleman’s choice of timepiece says as much about him as does his Saville Row suit.”

  • Ian Fleming

“I like a few vintage Rolexes, and Panerais are good. I’m not into sports watches – I like chronometers.”

  • Jason Statham

“Every man needs a good, solid watch. My favorite watch is the Presidential Rolex. I own many watches, but this one is usually the one on my wrist. I buy mine in the Diamond District in New York City. Classic.”

  • French Montana

Time

“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.”

  • Marthe Troly-Curtin, Phrynette Married

“Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.”

  • Mother Theresa

“The time would not pass. Somebody was playing with the clocks, and not only the electronic clocks but the wind-up kind too. The second hand on my watch would twitch once, and a year would pass, and then it would twitch again.

There was nothing I could do about it. As an Earthling, I had to believe whatever clocks said -and calendars.”

  • Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five

“I gave you a wristwatch, baby, and you wouldn’t even give me the time of day.”

  • Patti Smith

“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.”

  • Andy Warhol

“In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes.” 

  • Andy Warhol

“Everyone looks at your watch and it represents who you are, your values and your personal style.”

  • Kobe Bryant

“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”

  • J. R. R. Tolkien, Lord of the Rings

“Our judgments, like our watches, none go just alike, yet each believes his own.

  • Alexander Pope

“Time passes, it must pass, but I have no more assurance of moving through time than I have that I am moving through space. 

In a way, I’m glad: this means perhaps 300 years and 364 days have passed, and tomorrow I will wake up. Sometimes after a cross-country meet or a long day at school, I’d fall into bed with all my clothes on and be out before I knew it. 

When I’d finally open my eyes, it would feel like I’d just shut them for a minute, but really, the whole rest of the day and half the night was gone. But. There were other times when I’d collapse onto my mattress, shut my eyes and dream, and it felt like I’d lived a whole lifetime in that dream, but when I woke up, it had only been a few minutes. 

What if only a year has gone by? What if we haven’t even left yet? That is my greatest fear.”

“How did it get so late so soon?”

  • Dr. Seuss

“You may delay, but time will not.”

  • Benjamin Franklin

“Time is a created thing. To say ‘I don’t have time,’ is like saying, ‘I don’t want to.’” 

  • Lao Tzu

“In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact.”

  • Les Brown

“There’s never enough time to do all the nothing you want.”

  • Bill Watterson (Calvin and Hobbes)

Clocks

“All clocks break, and what breaks them is Time.”

  • Marty Rubin

“More than the sound of my own beating heart, I miss the sound of a ticking clock.”

“The Lord made no better clock than a child, and none more bitter. Oh, what beautiful clocks they are.”

  • Vincent Louis Carrella, Serpent Box: A Novel

“One can expect an agreement between philosophers sooner than between clocks.” 

  • Seneca

“Unfortunately, the clock is ticking, the hours are going by. The past increases, the future recedes. Possibilities decreasing, regrets mounting.”

  • Haruki Murakami (Dance Dance Dance)

“The clocks understood, they kept moving, motion, following the truth that change is the nature of God’s mind, and resistance to it is the source of great pain.”

  • Craig Ferguson (Between the Bridge and the River)

“By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.” 

  • Victor Hugo

“Even stopped clocks are right twice a day.”

  • Paulo Coelho (Brida)

“Since 1987, when I got my first one, I’ve been wearing a clock around my neck 24/7. You feel me? 24/7.”

  • Flavor Flav

“Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.”

  • Sam Levenson

“The hours of folly are measured by the clock; but of wisdom, no clock can measure.” 

  • William Blake

“The clocks understood, they kept moving, motion, following the truth that change is the nature of God’s mind, and resistance to it is the source of great pain.” 

  • Craig Ferguson (Between the Bridge and the River)

“By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.” 

  • Victor Hugo

“Even stopped clocks are right twice a day.” 

  • Paulo Coelho (Brida)

We hope that you enjoy these statements regarding timepieces, specifically watches, and clocks.

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