65 Best Watch Quotes (Famous Saying)

A watch, without a doubt, is a symbol of class, elegance, and your personal style. As a symbol of our individuality, watches are adored by people around the world and serve as a reminder of the importance of time. 

It’s no wonder that there are numerous famous watch quotes. So, if you’re a watch lover, this blog post can be a fun read.

In this blog post, we’ve compiled a list of motivational, thought-provoking, and amusing quotes about timepieces for your reading pleasure.

So, without further ado, here are some motivational sayings about timepieces.

65 Best Watch Quotes

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Here are some of the best quotes about watches that we could find for you to read. We hope you enjoy them.

  1. A gentleman’s choice of timepiece says as much about him as does his Saville Row suit – Ian Fleming

  2. Time is irrelevant to me. I never wear a watch – Mariah Carey

  3. A man’s got two shots for jewelry: a wedding ring and a watch. The watch is a lot easier to get on and off than a wedding ring – John Mayer

  4. A Rolex watch or an expensive car are the things guys often use to show status, wealth, and basic desirability – Helen Fisher

  5. I must govern the clock, not be governed by it – Golda Meir

  6. As a realist, you must give me the watch and not the time – Mwanandeke Kindembo

  7. Dictionaries are like watches, the worst is better than none and the best cannot be expected to go quite true – Samuel Johnson

  8. Either he’s dead or my watch has stopped – Groucho Marx

  9. I think Apple Watch might be a tougher sell to current watch wearers than non-watch wearers. Non-watch wearers have an open wrist, and if they cared about the glance-able convenience of an always-visible watch dial, they would be wearing a traditional watch already – John Gruber

  10. Far out in the uncharted backwaters of the unfashionable end of the western spiral arm of the Galaxy lies a small unregarded yellow sun. Orbiting this at a distance of roughly ninety-two million miles is an utterly insignificant little blue-green planet whose ape-descended life forms are so amazingly primitive that they still think digital watches are a pretty neat idea – Douglas Adams

  11. Every man needs a good, solid watch. My favorite watch is the Presidential Rolex. I own many watches, but this one is usually the one on my wrist. I buy mine in the Diamond District in New York City. Classic – French Montana

  12. I have a weakness for watches. I have to stop myself buying more – Tom Jones

  13. Everyone looks at your watch and it represents who you are, your values and your personal style – Kobe Bryant

  14. Everything is customized, from my watches to my phone. I like my things to be different – Grigor Dimitrov

  15. People create all kind of fancy watches and clocks, never stopping to realize they’re building monuments to the greatest of all thieves – Martin Beckner

  16. I have nice watches. I don’t set them – Lisa Murkowski

  17. For our teams that do great work, we have a tradition of giving Rolex watches. If you see all the key guys with their Rolexes, that’s sort of our Medal of Honor if you do something big – Ross Perot, Jr.

  18. Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going – Sam Levenson

  19. I am very, very conscious of time. I always wear two watches. People ask me, ‘Why do you do that?’ Because I was late once, and it cost me a huge opportunity – Chris Gardner

  20. For the most part, someone who is in love with mechanical watches is not going to decide to wear a smartwatch over a mechanical watch – J. Redick

  21. I’ve always loved watches. It’s been the one thing that I’ve asked for, whether it was every Christmas or a birthday – Yara Shahidi

  22. Guys only really have watches and cars as show pieces, and that’s why so many men love their watches – it’s our show piece, it’s our style. And what I like especially about Hublot is the variety – Michael Clarke

  23. I always judge a man by his shoes and his watch – Tamer Hassan

  24. I am always wearing a bracelet, necklace, and watch. I don’t even care if they don’t match – Grigor Dimitrov

  25. I am fascinated by Omega’s history. Particularly the First World War stuff, when they made watches for the flying corps, and the NASA side of it – Eddie Redmayn

  26. I do like watches. I like the sophistication of it all. Like the whole thing behind collecting watches is very grown man-esque, so it makes me feel more an adult – Austin Rivers

  27. I got players with bad watches – they can’t tell midnight from noon – Casey Stengel

  28. I have some wonderful suits in my closet, a lovely car, some refined watches – Pierce Brosnan

  29. I like a few vintage Rolexes, and Panerais are good. I’m not into sports watches – I like chronometers – Jason Stath

  30. The clocks understood, they kept moving, motion, following the truth that change is the nature of God’s mind, and resistance to it is the source of great pain – Craig Ferguson

  31. I never look at my watch when I’m sketching – Karl Lagerfeld

  32. Lost – yesterday, somewhere between sunrise and sunset, two golden hours, each set with sixty diamond minutes. No reward is offered, for they are gone forever – Horace Mann

  33. I’m very proud of my gold pocket watch. My grandfather, on his deathbed, sold me this watch – Woody Allen

  34. I’ve always loved watches my whole life. When I was growing up, I always thought of having a great watch as that next step – of making it, of a rite of passage – James Marsden

  35. Jewelry isn’t really my thing, but I’ve always got my eye on people’s watches – Clive Owen

  36. Like most guys, I’ve always liked watches. I can always check the time on my phone, but having a watch is so much better – Andy Murray

  37. Look, he’s winding up the watch of his wit; by and by it will strike – William Shakespeare

  38. My wrists, which are tattooed with my daughters’ names, are always occupied by a watch – Debi Mazar

  39. Watches are the only jewelry men can wear, unless you’re Mr. T – Gordon Bethune

  40. It doesn’t just tell time. It tells history – Rolex

  41. One time, I had a guy, when I was performing at Caesar’s Palace, and during the course of the show, I offered him an anniversary gift for him and his wife, and it was her watch wrapped in a little package – Apollo Robbins

  42. I don’t know how we can compare the old watches we know with the functionality and the capability of the Apple Watch – Jonathan Ive

  43. I’ve spent as much as 30 grand on a watch but it’s not about flaunting my wealth. I don’t have many extravagances but watches are my biggest one. I must have 30 of them now. I’ve been collecting since the age of nine, when I won a black TAG in a karting event – Jenson Button

  44. The half minute which we daily devote to the winding-up of our watches is an exertion of labor almost insensible; yet, by the aid of a few wheels, its effect is spread over the whole twenty-four hours – Charles Babbage

  45. I collect watches because I’m always late, and I need to know exactly how late I’m going to be – in order to come up with a good excuse – Colin Hanks

  46. I would much rather invest in stocks, bonds, private equity and hedge funds than watches – J. Redick

  47. The Black Mamba collection of watches is me: It is my alter ego, so to speak. As I mentioned before, it is sharp, cutting edge and sleek which are characteristics I try to apply when I’m out there on the basketball court – Kobe Bryant

  48. I had always wanted a watch. Unlike diamonds, watches were practical. They were for people on the run, people with appointments to keep and schedules to meet. That was the kind of person I wanted to be – Jeannette Walls

  49. People think a watch must weigh a lot to be a luxury. But there’s no reason why we should add weight to create value. People have to overcome these notions – Richard Mille

  50. She touches her wrist where her watch used to be, her fingers lost without time to hold on to – Jenny Hubbard

  51. It’s sad that the cell phone is replacing the watch as a time-telling device. I wear a vintage watch that’s really skinny – Thom Browne

  1. We’re all so digital, but the 50’s was the era of watches you had to wind. When Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay reached the summit of Everest in 1953, Hillary was equipped with a Rolex Oyster Perpetual – Sara Sheridan

  2. I’m not one of those crazy collectors – I don’t have a hundred watches. Only five or six. But I do like to wear a nice watch, especially if we’re on the road and I’m wearing a nice suit. – Mark Teixeira

  3. I’ve always been interested in science. I used to take watches apart and clocks apart, and there’s little screws, and a little this and that, and I found out if I dropped one of them, that thing ain’t gonna work – Herbie Hancock

  4. Some watches I bought, I think now, ‘Why the hell did I pay that much for a watch? – Amir Khan

  5. The key to getting work done on time is to stop wearing a watch – Ricardo Semler

  6. The world embarrasses me, and I cannot dream that this watch exists and has no watchmaker – Voltaire

  7. Time does not end when your watch stops – P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar

  8. When I started to get all that money, I started to buy a lot of watches. I bought 6 to 7 watches, the rainbow Rolex… In a year, I had spent $3.3 million just on the watches – Anuel AA

  9. You can have your own watch and always doubt it. If I had a watch I’d probably always be doubting it or the batteries would be dying. I just know that people always have trouble with their watches, and that’s why I like public clocks – Ben Katchor

  10. You don’t want to work on a job where you’re looking at your watch – Stephen Hillenburg

  11. When it comes to watches, it’s ironic that you can spend thousands on an exquisitely made mechanical watch, and yet it will be less accurate than a five-quid digital bought from a petrol station – James May

  12. The key to wealth is that it doesn’t matter. Once you’ve had it, you don’t think anything of it; you can wear cheap watches – Nassim Nicholas Taleb

  13. I want people who see my watches to go, ‘Wow!’ And the more they look at them, the more they go into it, the more I want them to say, ‘Wow!’ I work on a razor blade between gimmickry and amazement – Richard Mille

We hope you appreciate these watch quotes that remind us of the everlasting charm of watches. If you have anything more to add, feel free to share in the comment section below.

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