Time waits for no one, they say. Read quotes from renowned African-Americans advising you on how to make good use of your time.

Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
Oprah Winfrey

Devote today to something so daring even you can?t believe you?re doing it.
Oprah Winfrey

Exhaust the little moment. Soon it dies. And be it gash or gold it will not come Again in this identical guise.
Gwendolyn Brooks

Since time is the one immaterial object which we cannot influence - neither speed up nor slow down, add to nor diminish - it is an imponderably valuable gift.
Maya Angelou

Sometimes I would almost rather have people take away years of my life than take away a moment.
Pearl Bailey

The past is a ghost, the future a dream, and all we ever have is now.
Bill Cosby

The present was an egg laid by the past that had the future inside its shell.
Zora Neale Hurston

The time is always right to do what is right.
Martin Luther King, Jr

There is a way to look at the past. Don't hide from it. It will not catch you if you don't repeat it.
Pearl Bailey

There's time enough, but none to spare.
Charles W. Chesnutt

Time is neutral and does not change things. With courage and initiative, leaders change things.
Jesse Jackson

We must use time creatively, in the knowledge that the time is always ripe to do right.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Well, these days, if you're away five years, you might not be able to get back.
Tina Turner, After 5-year break, Tina is still simply the best