Sometimes, we just need an extra push to set about our busy schedules and turn our goals into achievements.

Life can come at you pretty fast, and if we know how to best manage the time we are given each day, we can ensure that we make every moment count. Here are some helpful quotes to inspire and motivate you to take control of your own time and productivity.

"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time." ​-Abraham Lincoln

"Time is really the only capital that any human being has, and the only thing he can't afford to lose." ​-Thomas Edison

"He who every morning plans the transactions of that day and follows that plan carries a thread that will guide him through the labyrinth of the most busy life." ​-Victor Hugo

"The bad news is time flies. The good news is you're the pilot." ​-Michael Altshuler

"Time = life; therefore, waste your time and waste of your life, or master your time and master your life." ​-Alan Lakein

"Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday and avoiding today." ​-Wayne Dyer

"Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent, and not enough time on what is important." ​-Steven Covey

"We all know our money isn't infinite, yet we end up treating our time and energy and attention as if they are." ​-Shane Parrish

"Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work." ​-Stephen King

"Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any. It is wonderful how much can be done if we are always doing." ​-Thomas Jefferson

"A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life." ​-Charles Darwin

"It's how we spend our time here and now, that really matters. If you are fed up with the way you have come to interact with time, change it." ​-Marcia Wieder

"The shorter way to do many things is to only do one thing at a time." ​-Mozart

"One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular." ​-Tony Robbins

"Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning." ​-Winston Churchill

"Better to be three hours too soon, than a minute too late." ​-William Shakespeare

"Time is a created thing. To say 'I don't have time' is to say 'I don't want to'." ​-Lao Tzu

"Time management is an oxymoron. Time is beyond our control and the clock keeps ticking regardless of how we head our lives. Priority management is the answer to maximizing the time we have."

-John C. Maxwell

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