Inspirational Timely Quotes & Sayings In Life

These timely quotes will inspire you. Timely done or occurring at a favorable or useful time; opportune.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging timely quotes, timely sayings, and timely proverbs.

Best Timely Quotes

  1. “Decisiveness is often the art of timely cruelty.” ~ Henry Becque
  2. “Success is the progressive, timely achievement of your stated goals.” ~ Charles J. Givens
  3. “It is the neglect of timely repair that makes rebuilding necessary.” ~ Richard Whately
  4. “Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

  5. “The functionaries of public power rarely strengthen in their dispositions to abridge it, and an unorganized call for timely amendment is not likely to prevail against an organized opposition to it. We are always told that things are going on well; Why change them? ‘Chi sta bene, no si mueve,’ said the Italian, ‘let him who stands well, stand still.’ This is true; and I verily believe they would go on well with us under an absolute monarch, while our present character remains, of order, industry and love of peace, and restrained as he would be, by the proper spirit of the people.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  6. “Timely service, like timely gifts, is doubled in value.” ~ George MacDonald
  7. “He in a few minutes ravished this fair creature, or at least would have ravished her, if she had not, by a timely compliance, prevented him.” ~ Henry Fielding
  8. “I just want it to be timeless and timely at the same time.” ~ John Legend

  9. “…We need to strive to keep things in proper balance. Good balance comes in doing things in a timely way and in not procrastinating our preparation or waiting to fulfill our responsibilities until the last minute.” ~ M. Russell Ballard
  10. “When we seek daily spiritual guidance, we are guided toward the next step forward for our art. Sometimes the step is very small. Sometimes the step is, “Wait. Not now.” Sometimes the step is, “Work on something else for a while.” When we are open to Divine Guidance, we will receive it. It will come to us as the hunch, the inkling, the itch. It will come to us as timely conversations with others. It will come to us in many ways–but it will come.” ~ Julia Cameron
  11. “It’s a rare memoir that can tell a story that seems brand new, but Nina Here Nor There does it. This one-of-a-kind narrator undertakes a quest that is unmistakably timely. But in its yearning for awareness and connection, this book feels timeless.” ~ K. M. Soehnlein
  12. “I write about whatever is timely – whatever is happening at the time for me – with what the expressive feeling is.” ~ Sakyong Mipham

  13. “Amy Sedaris [in the Ghost Team] plays a Miss Cleo-Esque character – Miss Cleo just died, so that’s kind of timely – but she plays a Miss Cleo-Esque TV psychic who’s also kind of a bullshit artist. One of the most triumphant character turns in the movie is when she realizes that even though she’s a bullshit artist, she does have something to offer. She helps save the day at the end of the movie.” ~ David Krumholtz
  14. “To be efficient means getting the job done in a smart, resourceful and timely way. To be effective means getting the right job done well, efficiently or not.” ~ Thomas Leonard
  15. “Twitter provides a great amount of timely information, but we still need those people to fill out the rest of the story and the context.” ~ Biz Stone

  16. “The goal is not to just have rapists expelled from schools. I don’t want rapists transferring schools. I don’t want them out there, being able to commit these crimes. I want them to go to prison. But if you understand this crime and you understand what happens in the reporting of this crime and the support that a victim does or does not get, you realize that our legislation increases the likelihood that a young woman will go to the police in a timely manner and that the police will investigate and that they will be able to administer real justice in the criminal system.” ~ Claire McCaskill
  17. “I think The Magicians takes these conventional ideas from this Christian literature of good vs. evil and it sort of shakes it up and asks a deeper, darker question about the nature of not just humanity in the face of good vs. evil, but the challenges of everyday life. And I think there’s something incredibly timely about that and incredibly relatable to anyone who’s growing up. Because we’re all growing up. We’re all constantly evolving.” ~ Hale Appleman
  18. “Why do Americans find government so baffling and irritating-even though many of us depend on public programs for a secure retirement, an affordable mortgage, or a college loan? In this timely and important book, political scientist Suzanne Mettler explains how the United States has come to rely on hidden, indirect policies that privilege special interests but puzzle regular citizens. American democracy can do better, and she shows how. Politicians and the public alike have much to learn from her brilliant and engaging analysis.” ~ Theda Skocpol
  19. “If we know where we are and something about how we got there, we might see where we are trending – and if the outcomes which lie naturally in our course are unacceptable, to make timely change.” ~ Abraham Lincoln

  20. “At no time in history have we succeeded in making, in a timely fashion, a specific vaccine for more than 260 million people.” ~ Laurie Garrett
  21. “Prose of the World is an enormously compelling and vivid study. The result is an ambitious, timely, and eloquent account of the relationship between early-twentieth-century fiction and the contemporary global novel in English.” ~ Rebecca L. Walkowitz
  22. “Kirk Cameron pulls no punches in his exploration of mankind’s greatest dilemma. Unstoppable is a captivating, raw, and candid journey that gracefully delivers hope and poignant truth every step of the way. It’s a masterful and timely production!” ~ Ray Comfort
  23. “Looking relevant, modern, timely, and appropriate in terms of your age, body type and lifestyle is not only about the joy of self-expression but a form of self-care: it lets the world know how you want to be perceived and treated.” ~ Stacy London

  24. “The timely dew of sleep.” ~ John Milton
  25. “I don’t know, maybe it’s just timely, or maybe it’s the fact that I live in a house with four women, but I just find my thoughts kind of skewing that direction at the moment.” ~ Mark Millar
  26. “Since they are our right, let us be vigilant to preserve them uninfringed, and free from encroachments. If animosities arise, and we should be obliged to resort to party, let each of us range himself on the side which unfurls the ensigns of public good. Faction will then vanish, which, if not timely suppressed, may overturn the balance, the palladium of liberty, and crush us under its ruins.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  27. “May the World Day of Consecrated Life be a timely occasion to rediscover the centrality of Jesus in our lives.” ~ Pope Francis

  28. “Doubting things go ill often hurts more
    Than to be sure they do; for certainties
    Either are past remedies, or, timely knowing,
    The remedy then born.” ~ William Shakespeare
  29. “I don’t shoot kittens with balls of wool. I don’t shoot sunsets. What draws me? Ironic, surreal, unexplained, timely moments.” ~ Graham Nash
  30. “So I went to a club the other day, which is timely because my self-esteem had been hovering right around ‘normal’ and I had been meaning to knock it down to negative 1000.” ~ Mike Birbiglia
  31. “Nor love, not honor, wealth nor power, can give the heart a cheerful hour when health is lost. Be timely wise; With health, all taste of pleasure flies.” ~ John Gay

  32. “By providing our school districts with direct access to criminal information records, we can help ensure timely and complete information on prospective school employees.” ~ Jon Porter , Timely quotes help
  33. “I love “Heartbreaker.” “Heartbreaker” stands up for me still. It still works to me. The sentiment is still timely and it just works. But I don’t want to do that again. I’m not interested in re-creating that. That was great and I’ll just leave it there.” ~ Pat Benatar
  34. “The military taught me the importance of getting something done in a timely manner and the importance of completing a mission on time. My lieutenant would say, ‘If you don’t, you die.’ In many ways, life is the same. If you don’t pay attention to a timeline, you lose out on the ability to accomplish the task at hand.” ~ Don Young
  35. “I have never found a better way to enhance the communications process than by reinforcing the points or concepts I wish to make with timely, memorable quotations.” ~ Carolyn Warner

  36. “Pap Machinery uses LubeMate products to keep our truck fleet moving so we can provide timely service to our customers. LubeMate has proven they manufacture quality products that meet our daily demands. The LubeMate team at Valley Industries has provided excellent service and their products are an exceptional value.” ~ Greg Roberts
  37. “Posthumous men-myself, for example-are not as well understood as timely ones, but we are listened to better. More precisely: we are never understood-hence our authority.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  38. “The bomb was necessary to awaken England from her dreams. We dropped the bomb on the floor of the assembly chamber to register our protest on behalf of those who had no other means left to give expression to their heart-rending agony. Our sole purpose was to make the deaf hear and give the heedless a timely warning. Others have as keenly felt as we have done and from such seeming stillness of the sea of Indian humanity, a veritable storm is about to break out.” ~ Bhagat Singh
  39. “It’s more than usually possible that I won’t do a play again. But Skylight is one of the great plays in the English language. I was lucky enough to be a part of it at one point in its life, and it’s a timely thing to deliver it again in the modern world.” ~ Bill Nighy

  40. “We believe in a moral code. Communism denies innate right or wrong. As W. Cleon Skousen has said in his timely book, The Naked Communist: The communist ‘has convinced himself that nothing is evil which answers the call of expediency.’ This is a most damnable doctrine. People who truly accept such a philosophy have neither conscience nor honor. Force, trickery, lies, broken promises are wholly justified.” ~ Ezra Taft Benson
  41. “I am of the international upper class, the Swedish petit bourgeoisie of Jewish extraction with poor language skills, a conveyor of a few expressions and faces, with some intonation that combines ancient human experience with timely coquetry.” ~ Erland Josephson
  42. “I started working with Timely in 1946. Stan Lee hired me.” ~ Dan DeCarlo
  43. “Not just a timely movie, a great one…Timbuktu feels at once timely and permanent, immediate and essential.” ~ A. O. Scott

  44. “The White Palace was pretty impressive. Very impressive, in fact. The day-to-day running of the set was everybody showed up for work. They are seasoned filmmakers over there. They have an infrastructure for filmmaking, which is very healthy. It’s small, but they were tenacious, polite, timely.” ~ Pierce Brosnan
  45. “Nothing is more important to national security and the making and conduct of good policy than timely, accurate, and relevant intelligence. Nothing is more critical to accurate and relevant intelligence than independent analysis.” ~ Dennis C. Blair
  46. “I don’t want to just make relationship movies. I would love to do whatever feels like it’s important and timely and needs to be told. It doesn’t matter what genre. It doesn’t have to just be relationships.” ~ Daryl Wein
  47. “Whoever could properly characterize Goethe’s Meister would have actually expressed what is the timely trend in literature. He would be able, as far as literary criticism is concerned, to rest.” ~ Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

  48. “So, I don’t work in terms of real-time. I don’t work in a timely fashion.” ~ John Irving , Timely quotes work
  49. “I thought this was pretty timely and it was pretty interesting [to film in Snowden].” ~ Scott Eastwood
  50. “I don’t know, maybe it’s just timely, or maybe it’s the fact that I live in a house with four women, but I just find my thoughts kind of skewing that direction at the moment.” ~ Mark Millar
  51. “Nor love, not honor, wealth nor power, can give the heart a cheerful hour when health is lost. Be timely wise; With health, all taste of pleasure flies.” ~ John Gay

  52. “May the World Day of Consecrated Life be a timely occasion to rediscover the centrality of Jesus in our lives.” ~ Pope Francis
  53. “Doubting things go ill often hurts more
    Then to be sure they do; for certainties
    Either are past remedies, or, timely knowing,
    The remedy then born.” ~ William Shakespeare
  54. “I don’t shoot kittens with balls of wool. I don’t shoot sunsets. What draws me? Ironic, surreal, unexplained, timely moments.” ~ Graham Nash
  55. “So I went to a club the other day, which is timely because my self-esteem had been hovering right around ‘normal’ and I had been meaning to knock it down to negative 1000.” ~ Mike Birbiglia

  56. “As time goes by, I’m increasingly impressed by how very special and timely it was that we got the degree of national commitment needed to put people on the Moon. For the first time, this nation was united in trying to develop an interplanetary capability. We’ve been trying to repeat that situation ever since.” ~ Buzz Aldrin
  57. “By providing our school districts with direct access to criminal information records, we can help ensure timely and complete information on prospective school employees.” ~ Jon Porter
  58. “I love “Heartbreaker.” “Heartbreaker” stands up for me still. It still works to me. The sentiment is still timely and it just works. But I don’t want to do that again. I’m not interested in re-creating that. That was great and I’ll just leave it there.” ~ Pat Benatar
  59. “I have never found a better way to enhance the communications process than by reinforcing the points or concepts I wish to make with timely, memorable quotations.” ~ Carolyn Warner

  60. “The military taught me the importance of getting something done in a timely manner and the importance of completing a mission on time. My lieutenant would say, ‘If you don’t, you die.’ In many ways, life is the same. If you don’t pay attention to a timeline, you lose out on the ability to accomplish the task at hand.” ~ Don Young
  61. “Pap Machinery uses LubeMate products to keep our truck fleet moving so we can provide timely service to our customers. LubeMate has proven they manufacture quality products that meet our daily demands. The LubeMate team at Valley Industries has provided excellent service and their products are an exceptional value.” ~ Greg Roberts
  62. “Posthumous men-myself, for example-are not as well understood as timely ones, but we are listened to better. More precisely: we are never understood-hence our authority.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

  63. “The bomb was necessary to awaken England from her dreams. We dropped the bomb on the floor of the assembly chamber to register our protest on behalf of those who had no other means left to give expression to their heart-rending agony. Our sole purpose was to make the deaf hear and give the heedless a timely warning. Others have as keenly felt as we have done and from such seeming stillness of the sea of Indian humanity, a veritable storm is about to break out.” ~ Bhagat Singh
  64. “It’s more than usually possible that I won’t do a play again. But Skylight is one of the great plays in the English language. I was lucky enough to be a part of it at one point in its life, and it’s a timely thing to deliver it again in the modern world.” ~ Bill Nighy

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