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When one has a great deal to put into it, a day has a hundred pockets.

— Friedrich Nietzsche (1875; by Friedrich Hartmann, Public Domain)

It truly is amazing how much we can accomplish in one day if we disregard the chaff chronically flying by us and remain focused on our objective, filling little pockets of time with individual actions that move us forward. It is also truly amazing how easy it is to waste a day, looking back and wondering, what just happened?

—Mike Hazell

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I recommend you to take care of the minutes, for the hours will take care of themselves.

— Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield (Public Domain)

We tend to get so caught up in the big picture of our life that we forget it is the individual brush strokes which create the mural. Look at life this way, and consider each of your daily actions as a small—but integral—part of the complete masterpiece. 

—Mike Hazell, Penn Wealth

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Don’t be fooled by the calendar; there are only as many days in the year as you make use of. One may get only a week’s value out of a year, while another gets a full year’s value out of a week.

—Charles Richards (Image Licensed)

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The real secret of how to use time is to pack it as you would a portmanteau, filling up the small spaces with small things.

Haddow, Sir William Henry PD

—Sir William Henry Haddow (Public domain)

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Life is long if you know how to use it.

Seneca the Younger 4 BC to 65 AD

—Seneca the Younger 4 BC-65 AD, Advisor to Nero

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Employ your time in improving yourself by other’s writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for.

Socrates

—Socrates

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