Schedule Quotes

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Wilkie Collins
“My hour for tea is half-past five, and my buttered toast waits for nobody.”
Wilkie Collins, The Woman in White

Joyce Meyer
“Spending time with God is the key to our strength and success in all areas of life. Be sure that you never try to work God into your schedule, but always work your schedule around Him.”
Joyce Meyer

Annie Dillard
“How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives. What we do with this hour, and that one, is what we are doing. A schedule defends from chaos and whim. It is a net for catching days. It is a scaffolding on which a worker can stand and labor with both hands at sections of time. A schedule is a mock-up of reason and order—willed, faked, and so brought into being; it is a peace and a haven set into the wreck of time; it is a lifeboat on which you find yourself, decades later, still living.”
Annie Dillard, The Writing Life

Lauren Kate
“People who are chronically tardy never understand the many ways in which they screw up the schedules of people who are punctual and 'normal'...”
Lauren Kate, Fallen

Brennan Manning
“We must be ready to allow ourselves to be interrupted by God... It is a strange fact that Christians and even ministers frequently consider their work so important and urgent that they will allow nothing to disturb them. They think they are doing God a service in this but actually they are disdaining God's "crooked but straight path". It is part of the discipline of humility that we must not spare our hand where it can perform service and that we do not assume that our schedule is our own to manage, but allow it to be arranged by God.”
Brennan Manning, The Wisdom of Tenderness: What Happens When God's Fierce Mercy Transforms Our Lives

Steve Maraboli
“When someone tells you they are too 'busy'… It’s not a reflection of their schedule; it’s a reflection of YOUR spot on their schedule.”
Steve Maraboli

Elisabeth Elliot
“When ours are interrupted, his are not. His plans are proceeding exactly as scheduled, moving us always (including those minutes or hours or years which seem most useless or wasted or unendurable).”
Elisabeth Elliot, Passion and Purity: Learning to Bring Your Love Life Under Christ's Control

Pooja Agnihotri
“Taking just an hour off from your busy schedule and working on your own health can do wonders for you.”
Pooja Agnihotri, 17 Reasons Why Businesses Fail :Unscrew Yourself From Business Failure

Anthony Liccione
“They say, timing is everything. But then they say, there is never a perfect time for anything.”
Anthony Liccione

Kate McGahan
“Sometimes a tragedy must happen to keep a soul on schedule. This is the reason for things that seem to have no reason. This is the reason that we cannot fathom when we are going through it.
Perhaps I will get very sick. People wonder why cancer exists when it is just a clever method to teach people lessons about love and loss. It borrows time or steals it depending on the needs of Heaven. It is a vehicle to get us where we need to be. It calls us home because something needs us there.”
Kate McGahan, Jack McAfghan: Return from Rainbow Bridge: An Afterlife Story of Loss, Love and Renewal

Prem Jagyasi
“In order to build any structure, we should keep a close tab on its daily, weekly, and monthly progress. Unless we religiously follow all the steps, chances are that the structure will not meet our expectations.”
Dr Prem Jagyasi

Prem Jagyasi
“Time management is all about distinguishing between what is important for you and what simply lures you into useless activities.”
Dr Prem Jagyasi

Prem Jagyasi
“Most people never find the time or take time out of their schedules to think about higher goals, their contribution to society, their surroundings, or the people they care about. They come into the world and depart from the world without bringing a smile to a stranger’s face.”
Dr Prem Jagyasi

Gary Sinise
“Careers, like rockets, don’t always take off on schedule. The key is to keep working the engines.”
Gary Sinise

Dean Koontz
“Nothing before its time, son. Everything in its own time, to its own schedule.”
Dean Koontz, Forever Odd

Amit Kalantri
“Routine ruins the life, variety vitalise the life.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“If there’s one thing that I’ve repeatedly and rather foolishly forgotten to schedule into my life it is to create times where it’s not scheduled.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Mary Oliver
learns quickly what sort of courtship it is going to be.
Say you promise to be at your desk in the evenings, from
seven to nine. It waits, it watches. If you are reliably
there, it begins to show itself—soon it begins to arrive
when you do. But if you are only there sometimes and
are frequently late or inattentive, it will appear fleetingly,
or it will not appear at all.
Why should it? It can wait. It can stay silent a lifetime.
Who knows anyway what it is, that wild, silky part
of ourselves without which no poem can live?”
Mary Oliver

“Make sure you understand when best you are effective and then schedule your most important tasks within that time of the day.”
Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are you wasting time, spending time or investing time?

“Schedule time for focused effort.”
Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are you wasting time, spending time or investing time?

“The best way to effectively use time is to schedule it.”
Sunday Adelaja, How To Become Great Through Time Conversion: Are you wasting time, spending time or investing time?

Melissa Steginus
“Avoid hyper-scheduling yourself so you have free time to do something creative or perhaps to do nothing at all.”
Melissa Steginus, Self Care at Work: How to Reduce Stress, Boost Productivity, and Do More of What Matters

Joel Spolsky
“Many rookie software managers think that they can "motivate" their programmers to work faster by giving them nice, "tight" (unrealistically short) schedules. I think this kind of motivation is brain-dead. When I'm behind schedule, I feel doomed and depressed and unmotivated. When I'm working ahead of schedule, I'm cheerful and productive. The schedule is not the place to play psychological games.”
Joel Spolsky, Joel on Software

Jared Brock
“As one would expect, the Pope’s schedule is quite disciplined—he wakes up at four o’clock each morning and runs on the treadmill for an hour. I’m totally kidding. Nobody’s knees have time for that.”
Jared Brock, A Year of Living Prayerfully: How a Curious Traveler Met the Pope, Walked on Coals, Danced with Rabbis, and Revived His Prayer Life

Lisa Kleypas
“Merripen emerged from a hallway leading away from the entrance room. He was in his shirtsleeves with no collar or cravat, the neck of the garment hanging open to reveal tanned skin gleaming with perspiration. With his black hair falling over his forehead, and his dark eyes smiling at the sight of them, Merripen cut a dashing figure. “You’re three hours behind schedule,” he said.
Laughing, Amelia pulled a handkerchief from her sleeve and gave it to him. “In a family of four sisters, there is no schedule.”
Lisa Kleypas, Mine Till Midnight

“I block in days / nights for writing where I don't touch emails or social media.”
Julia Woodman

Christina Engela
“Ortez sauntered over to the nearest wall intercom. "Bridge, this is the captain -- what the hell's going on up there? I didn't schedule a combat drill for today." Hell, it occurred to him -- he hadn't scheduled any kind of drill for at least four months. On the other end of the line, young 2nd lieutenant Cedric Pankow, the com officer, let it fall.”
Christina Engela, Space Sucks!

Steven Magee
“One of the worst cases of employee abuse that I witnessed in the workplace was a toxic manager holding employees captive in a remote location against their will to complete a project that was behind schedule. It was verging on kidnapping the employees.”
Steven Magee

Mukta Singh-Zocchi
“Weeds spring up where they are not even sown. So it is with love too. Love takes its own time to bloom in a man’s life. It does not work on his schedule. It feels no need to take into account his situation or his means or state of mind, just ‘happens’ when it has found its right time and when the flower of love springs up, it makes sure the man is coerced to alter the course of his life.”
Mukta Singh-Zocchi, Game of Big Numbers

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“To schedule life is to miss it.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

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