Time never returns and its wise, judicious, useful utilization brings rich dividends to a person. For example, careful utilization of time on studies in young age rewards anyone with a good post afterwards and ensures a plentiful, Prosperous livelihood for the rest of life.
Likewise, careful use time in youth helps a man make a prestigious place for himself in society. It earns him name, fame as well as Prosperity. But the tragedy is that many of us have absolutely no idea of the value of time in life.
We perform our jobs in a haphazard way, miss appointments with ease and arrive late for any appointment, however important it may be. It is too hate for us to learn, much to our grief that time and tide wait for no man. Due respect for time rewards us with wealth as well as success.
When a work is delayed, the time which could have been profitably used is wasted. Time lost is lost forever. There is no dearth of people in this world who complain that they have never had any luck and so have remained poor.
But the reality, however, is that many cases of poverty are on account of the wasted opportunities and deferred tasks.
Don’t forget that quite often we have to pay a very heavy price for delaying things. The person who prolongs taking insurance of his house usually regrets his folly, when the house is gutted by a sudden fire. Delay in the treatment of a disease may lead to its worsening and may, finally, even result in death.
The student, who goes on postponing studies, never gets time to prepare for the examination and does very badly at the end. He remains under great mental strain and may even get confused in the examination hall at the time of writing his answers.
A timely action in any direction, whatsoever, is a guarantee for success and perfection. This is why the wise often say ‘A stitch in time saves nine.’
There are a number of other proverbs conveying almost the same meaning. Thus we say : “Make hay while the sun shines; strike...
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