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Quotes About Punctuality

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Evelyn Waugh
“Punctuality is the virtue of the bored.”
Evelyn Waugh

Marilyn Monroe
“I am invariably late for appointments - sometimes as much as two hours. I've tried to change my ways but the things that make me late are too strong, and too pleasing.”
Marilyn Monroe

Jarod Kintz
“If I promise you I'll show up fifteen minutes late, I'll always arrive on time.”
Jarod Kintz, It Occurred to Me

Karen Joy Fowler
“Arriving late was a way of saying that your own time was more valuable than the time of the person who waited for you.”
Karen Joy Fowler, The Jane Austen Book Club

Rick Riordan
“Sorry we’re late,” Jason said. “Is this the guy who needs killing?”
Rick Riordan

Oscar Wilde
“I am always late on principle, my principle being that punctuality is the thief of time.”
Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde
“He was always late on principle, his principle being that punctuality is the thief of time”
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

Michelle Sagara
“Kaylin is not known for her punctuality. She is known, in fact, for her lack--even by those outside of the Hawklord's command.”
Michelle Sagara, Cast in Shadow

Amit Kalantri
“Punctuality is not just limited to arriving at a place at right time, it is also about taking actions at right time.”
Amit Kalantri

Rose Macaulay
“The superior thing, in this as in other departments of life, was to be late. Lateness showed that serene contempt for the illusion we call time which is so necessary to ensure the respect of others and oneself. Only the servile are punctual...Mystery at Geneva”
Rose Macaulay

Lauren Kate
“-Oamenii care intarzie de obicei nu inteleg niciodata nenumaratele moduri in care dau peste cap programul celor punctuali si normali, ii spuse Penn in timp ce tranversau o portiune mai alunecoasa a peluzei.”
Lauren Kate, Fallen

Sukant Ratnakar
“Beginning of a great day begins a night before.”
Sukant Ratnakar

Jarod Kintz
“Even if I didn’t have to deal with traffic and could teleport, I’d still be late all the time. The only difference is my excuses would have to be more efficient.”
Jarod Kintz, Whenever You're Gone, I'm Here For You

“I think the only way to properly face doom is to be on time.”
Jennifer duBois, A Partial History of Lost Causes

“I figured this was the easy stuff, and if we couldn't show up on time, looking right and acting right, we weren't going to be able to do anything else.”
Bo Schembechler, Bo's Lasting Lessons: The Legendary Coach Teaches the Timeless Fundamentals of Leadership

Jarod Kintz
“People say I’m not punctual. That’s absurd, because I’m early. It’s my fame and wealth that are late. Once they get here, nobody will care what time I show up—just so long as I show up.”
Jarod Kintz, The Merits of Marthaism, and How Being Named Susan Can Benefit You

“When the evening comes, prepare yourself for the morrow ~Donald Pillai”
Donald Pillai

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