Imagine that there is a
bank that credits your account each morning with $86,400. It carries over
no balance from day to day. Every evening deletes whatever part of the
balance you failed to use during the day. What would you do? Draw out
every cent, of course! Each of us has such a bank. Its name is TIME. Every
morning, it credits you with 86,400 seconds. Every night it writes off,
as lost, whatever of this you have failed to invest to good purpose. It
carries over no balance. It allows no overdraft. Each day it opens a new
account for you. Each night it burns the remains of the day. If you fail
to use the day's deposits, the loss is yours. There is no going back.
There is no drawing against the "tomorrow". You must live in
the present on today's deposits. Invest it so as to get from it the utmost
in health, happiness, and success! The clock
To realize the value of ONE YEAR, ask a student who failed a grade.
To realize the value of ONE MONTH, ask a mother who gave birth to a pre-mature baby.
To realize the value of ONE WEEK, ask the editor of a weekly newspaper.
To realize the value of ONE HOUR, ask the lovers who are waiting to meet.
To realize the value of ONE MINUTE, ask a person who missed the train.
To realize the value of ONE SECOND, ask a person who just
To realize the value of ONE MILLISECOND, ask the person who won a silver medal in the Olympics.
Treasure every moment that you have! And treasure it more because you shared it with someone special, special enough to spend your time. And remember that time waits for no one. Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is mystery. Today is a gift. That's why it's called the present!!