65 Timetable Quotes On Success In Life

These timetable quotes will inspire you. Timetable a chart showing the departure and arrival times of trains, buses, or planes or schedule (something) to take place at a particular time.

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

Best Timetable Quotes

  1. “I would sooner read a timetable or a catalog than nothing at all.” ~ W. Somerset Maugham
  2. “If I had to sum up in a word what makes a good manager, I’d say decisiveness. You can use the fanciest computers to gather the numbers, but in the end you have to set a timetable and act.” ~ Lee Iacocca
  3. “Benchmarks are targets that have to be fulfilled. They cannot be fulfilled in an indefinite period of time, so there are timetables in benchmarks.” ~ Zbigniew Brzezinski
  4. “Targets and timetables do matter. But there is a dispirited feeling that the U.S. just rejects multilateral target-setting for the time being.” ~ James Cameron

  5. “If I had been under ObamaCare, and a beaurocrat had been trying to tell me when I could get that CT scan, that would have delayed my treatment. I was able to get the treatment as fast as I could based upon my timetable, and not the government’s timetable. That’s what saved my life.” ~ Herman Cain
  6. “Because the Bush Administration will set no timetable for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq, both chambers of Congress acted to make sure our troops will not be left in Iraq indefinitely.” ~ Jan Schakowsky
  7. “Our soldiers have done a valiant effort in fighting terrorism and bringing a semblance of law and order to the chaos in the region and it would be shortsighted to lay out a specific timetable to bring U.S. troops home prematurely before their mission is accomplished.” ~ James T. Walsh
  8. “As I have been saying for more than a year now, turning this vital mission over to the Iraqi people as soon as possible should remain a topic of debate for Congress while relying on our military commanders to set up the timetable.” ~ Howard Coble
  9. “Conventional wisdom holds that setting a timetable for getting American troops out of Iraq would be a mistake.” ~ Nick Clooney

  10. “… why I like timetables, because they make sure I don’t get lost in time.” ~ Mark Haddon
  11. “To divide one’s life by years is of course to tumble into a trap set by our own arithmetic. The calendar consents to carry on its dull wall-existence by the arbitrary timetables we have drawn up in consultation with those permanent commuters, Earth and Sun. But we, unlike trees, need grow no annual rings.” ~ Clifton Fadiman
  12. “I’ve got no timetable. I’m sort of sick of timetables, to be honest.” ~ Shirley Manson
  13. “No military timetable should compel war when a successful outcome, namely a disarmed Iraq may be feasible without war, for example by allowing more time to the UN inspectors.” ~ Douglas Hurd

  14. “At a time when the insurgents are saying that time is working against them, my Democratic colleagues are introducing a measure to set a timetable for withdrawal in Iraq that will undercut the momentum that the insurgents themselves say we have built in Iraq.” ~ Christopher Bond
  15. “Planning is the mother of almost every other ability. Make your plan and set a timetable for its accomplishment in writing.” ~ Sterling W Sill
  16. “Aaah … when two Neptunes appear in the sky it is a sure sign that a midget in glasses is being born, Harry.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  17. “Sorrow is not sickness-unless it becomes a permanent state of mental ill-health. The point is there are indeed stages of grief, as all the therapists tell us, but they do not obey some great unseen timetable.” ~ Bel Mooney
  18. “There is not a formula for the way that God heals. There’s not a timetable.” ~ Amy Grant

  19. “Patience is tied very closely to faith in our Heavenly Father. Actually, when we are unduly impatient, we are suggesting that we know what is best—better than does God. Or, at least, we are asserting that our timetable is better than His. We can grow in faith only if we are willing to wait patiently for God’s purposes and patterns to unfold in our lives, on His timetable.” ~ Neal A. Maxwell
  20. “The failure to establish a new Status of Forces Agreement in Iraq, and the election-driven timetable for withdrawal, surrendered our gains in that country and led directly to the rise of ISIS.” ~ Donald Trump
  21. “We all have different timetables in reaching and realizing that being in healthy partnership is better than being on our own.” ~ Hill Harper
  22. “Everybody has a different kind of talent and a different timetable as to when they develop.” ~ Itzhak Perlman
  23. “Because life doesn’t always happen according to a timetable or calendar. And feelings can’t be scheduled.” ~ Jerry Spinelli

  24. “I have a timetable, but no routine.” ~ Lucian Freud
  25. “President Bush said the other day the war is not about timetables. It’s about winning. Hey, it worked in Florida.” ~ Jay Leno
  26. “God has a timetable when seemingly miraculous happens.” ~ Cliffie Stone
  27. “Fortuna smiles and frowns according to a timetable surprising even to herself.” ~ Mason Cooley

  28. “Lester del Rey told me repeatedly that the first and most important part of writing fiction is just to think about the story. Don’t write anything down. Don’t try to pull anything together right away. Just dream for a while and see what happens. There isn’t any timetable involved, no measuring stick for how long it ought to take. For each book, it is different. But that period of thinking, of reflection, is crucial to how successful your story will turn out to be.” ~ Terry Brooks
  29. “We will stay the course until the job is done, Steve. And the temptation is to try to get the President or somebody to put a timetable on the definition of getting the job done. We’re just going to stay the course.” ~ George W. Bush
  30. “The comedy gods are smiling on me tonight, because I have been saying, for the longest time, that president Bush must set a timetable for removing his head from his ass…and, by god, today they went in and looked for it… They didn’t find it. So now we don’t know where it is, but at least for once in my life, I get to see the words “Bush”, “operation”, and “success” in the same sentence.” ~ Bill Maher
  31. “When your partner gets cancer, then life changes. Your timetable and reference for your normal routines and the way you view life, all this changes. Because you’re dealing with death. You’re dealing with the possibility of death and dying.” ~ Pierce Brosnan , Timetable quotes change
  32. “Believe in your work, educate yourself about the business, surround yourself with good people, set goals and timetables and stay focused on them.” ~ Vantile Whitfield

  33. “You don’t get it, do you?” I said. “It’s not a question of ‘what then’. Some people get a kick out of reading railroad timetables and that’s all they do all day. Some people make huge model boats out of matchsticks. So what’s wrong if there happens to be one guy in the world who enjoys trying to understand you?” ~ Haruki Murakami
  34. “We know through painful experience that freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed. Frankly I have never yet engaged in a direct action movement that was ‘well timed,’ according to the timetable of those who have not suffered unduly from the disease of segregation. For years now I have heard the word ‘Wait!’ It rings in the ear of every Negro with a piercing familiarity. This ‘wait’ has almost always meant ‘never.’ We must come to see with the distinguished jurist of yesterday that ‘justice too long delayed is justice denied.'” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  35. “It is becoming increasingly clear that the targets in the Kyoto Protocol cannot and will not be met on the established timetable in the United States and elsewhere.” ~ Eileen Claussen
  36. “I have a hatred of habit and routine. And what dogs love is just that. They like regular everything, and I don’t have regular anything. I have a timetable, but no routine.” ~ Lucian Freud
  37. “Life Lesson 3: You can’t rush grief. It has its own timetable. All you can do is make sure there are lots of soft places around – beds, pillows, arms, laps.” ~ Patti Davis

  38. “This worship, given therefore to the Trinity of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, above all accompanies and permeates the celebration of the Eucharistic liturgy. But it must fill our churches also outside the timetable of Masses. Indeed, since the Eucharistic mystery was instituted out of love, and makes Christ sacramentally present, it is worthy of thanksgiving and worship. And this worship must be prominent in all our encounters with the Blessed Sacrament, both when we visit our churches and when the sacred species are taken to the sick and administered to them” ~ Pope John Paul II
  39. “the bus timetable sites are all run by an inbred cabal of malicious gnomes. Who don’t speak English. And who don’t count very well either. Or tell time. And they certainly can’t read maps.” ~ Robin McKinley
  40. “Half an hour later, each of them had been given a complicated circular chart, and was attempting to fill in the position of the planets at their moment of birth. It was dull work, requiring much consultation of timetables and calculation of angles. “I’ve got two Neptunes here,” said Harry after a while, frowning down at his piece of parchment, “that can’t be right, can it?” “Aaaaah,” said Ron, imitating Professor Trelawney’s mystical whisper, “when two Neptunes appear in the sky, it is a sure sign that a midget in glasses is being born, Harry . . .” ~ J. K. Rowling
  41. “God doesn’t work on our timetable. He has a plan that He will execute perfectly and for the highest, greatest good of all, and for His ultimate glory.” ~ Charles R. Swindoll
  42. “But I have learned that you can’t just create your own timetable and will it to come true.” ~ Emily Giffin

  43. “I work very regular hours, roughly 9 to 5:30. I think I have it much easier than a lot of parents. I just sit at home, I have a very flexible timetable, and I’m very fortunate in that I don’t have money problems. I have lunch with my wife at home. I don’t have to commute, so I have much more time with my family.” ~ Kazuo Ishiguro
  44. “Very few conflicts in the history of the world have been satisfactorily concluded according to a published timetable, because you lose all flexibility in dealing with your opponents.” ~ William Hague
  45. “If you imagine that you will be able to achieve your ideal by ingeniously planning out a timetable with a pen on a piece of paper, you had better give up hope at once.If you are not prepared for discouragements and disillusions;
    if you will not be content with a small result for a big effort, then do not begin. Lie down again and resume the uneasy doze which you call your existence.” ~ Arnold Bennett
  46. “The concept of an education centered upon the care of the living being alters all previous ideas. Resting no longer on a curriculum, or a timetable, education must conform to the facts of human life.” ~ Maria Montessori

  47. “The cure for impatience with the fulfillment of God’s timetable is to believe His promises, obey His will, and leave the results to Him. So often when God’s timetable stretches into years we become discouraged and…want to give up or try to work something out on our own.” ~ Jerry Bridges
  48. “Appearances can be deceptive. The fact that we cannot see what God is doing does not mean that He is doing nothing. The Lord has His own timetable. It is we who must learn to adjust to it, not vice versa. When God’s time comes nothing will stand in His way. We can therefore wait for Him with this happy confidence: “As for God, His way is perfect” (2 Samuel 22:31).” ~ Sinclair B. Ferguson
  49. “Now is the moment in the timetable of the Lord to carry the gospel farther than it has ever been carried before…. Many a person in this world is crying, knowingly and unknowingly, ‘Come over … and help us.’ He might be your neighbor. She might be your friend. He might be a relative. She might be someone you met only yesterday. But we have what they need. Let us take new courage from our studies and pray, as did Peter, ‘And now, Lord, … grant unto thy servants, that with all boldness they may speak thy word'” ~ Spencer W. Kimball
  50. “God has a way of working on His own timetable. And it usually is a lot different from ours.” ~ Chris Fabry

  51. “On each side of the war against war, hopes soar, hopes dive, hour by hour now. Resignations abound, timetables slip, and the world waits, mesmerised. I’m off to Melbourne to record an arts chat show.” ~ Margo Kingston
  52. “I think we bring together that broad coalition including Russia to help us destroy ISIS and work on a timetable to get rid of Assad, hopefully through Democratic elections. First priority, destroy ISIS.” ~ Bernie Sanders
  53. “What we said publicly is that we know that Saddam Hussein has chemical weapons, he’s used them; we know about his biological weapons programs; and in the nuclear equation, left to his own devices, with no fissile material, by the end of the decade, he’ll have a nuclear weapon. But if fissile material is provided to Saddam Hussein, he’ll have a nuclear weapon within a year, so I’d say the year is the outside timetable.” ~ Richard Armitage
  54. “If I’m the British prime minister I won’t be dictated to on the timetable or the manner of the negotiations.” ~ Michael Gove
  55. “I think it’s a mistake for people to rush out to set out a timetable right now for activating article 50 … The dust hasn’t begun to settle.” ~ Stephen Crabb

  56. “Generally, I don’t attempt to produce a certain number of words a day. The discipline is to work whether you are producing a lot or not, because the day you produce a lot is not necessarily the day you do your best work. So it’s trying to do it as regularly as you can without making it – without imposing too rigid a timetable on your self. That would be my ideal.” ~ Chinua Achebe
  57. “If we had about 100 years, that sort of slow cultural conversion would be exactly the thing to do. But physics is calling the tune here. We’ve got to respond to a timetable that physics has set for us.” ~ Bill McKibben
  58. “In England, they say that Manchester is the city of rain. It’s main attraction is considered to the timetable at the railway station, where trains leave for other, less rainy cities.” ~ Nemanja Vidic
  59. “Wars are fought on objectives, not on timetable, and that’s why I’ve been so insistent upon not allowing ourselves to have policy driven by time table, but by objective.” ~ George W. Bush

  60. “God is bigger than time,
    dates, and appointments.
    He wants you to move
    through this day with a quiet heart,
    an inward assurance that
    He is in control, a peaceful certainty
    that your life is in His hands,
    a deep trust in His plan and purposes,
    and a thankful disposition,
    toward all that He allows.
    He wants you to put your faith in Him,
    not in a timetable.
    He wants you to wait on Him
    and wait for Him.
    In His perfect way He will put everything
    together, see to every detail…
    arrange every circumstance…
    and order every step to bring
    to pass what He has for you.” ~ Roy Lessin
  61. “So far I had been travelling alone with my handbook and my Western Railway timetable: I was happiest finding my own way and did not require a liaison man. It had been my intention to stay on the train, without bothering about arriving anywhere: sight-seeing was a way of passing the time, but, as I had concluded in Istanbul, it was an activity very largely based on imaginative invention, like rehearsing your own play in stage sets from which all the actors had fled.” ~ Paul Theroux
  62. “A group of women who valued motherhood, but valued it on their own timetable, began to make a new claim, one that had never surfaced in the abortion debate before this, that abortion was a woman’s right. Most significantly, they argued that this right to abortion was essential to their right to equality — the right to be treated as individuals rather than as potential mothers.” ~ Kristin Luker
  63. “There are two things I don’t care how smart you are, you will never understand. One is an alienist’s testimony, and the other is a railroad timetable.” ~ Will Rogers

  64. “As Iraqi forces gain experience and the political process advances, we will be able to decrease our troop level in Iraq without losing our capability to defeat the terrorists. These decisions about troop levels will be driven by the conditions on the ground in Iraq and the good judgment of our commanders, not by artificial timetables set by politicians in Washington.” ~ George W. Bush
  65. “If responsibility is not in the hands of the Iraqi government, then I consider the responsibility for this event lies with the occupation forces which should either leave immediately or according to a timetable.” ~ Muqtada al Sadr

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