Late Quotes

Quotes tagged as "late" (showing 1-30 of 77)
Dr. Seuss
“How did it get so late so soon?”
Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss
“How did it get so late so soon? It's night before it's afternoon. December is here before it's June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?”
Dr. Seuss

Jennifer Estep
“You're late."

"Sorry. I was busy talking about my feelings and killing people.”
Jennifer Estep, Spider's Bite

Edward Verrall Lucas
“I have noticed that the people who are late are often so much jollier than the people who have to wait for them.”
Edward Verrall Lucas

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
“Ah, Nothing is too late, till the tired heart shall cease to palpitate.”
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Lauren Kate
“People who are chronically tardy never understand the many ways in which they screw up the schedules of people who are punctual and 'normal'...”
Lauren Kate, Fallen

John Kennedy Toole
“I avoid that bleak first hour of the working day during which my still sluggish senses and body make every chore a penance. I find that in arriving later, the work which I do perform is of a much higher quality.”
John Kennedy Toole, A Confederacy of Dunces

Shigeru Miyamoto
“A delayed game is eventually good, a bad game is bad forever.”
Shigeru Miyamoto

Cassandra Clare
“Magnus deeply disliked people who were early to business meetings. It was just as bad as being late, since it put everyone out, and even worse, people who were early always acted terribly superior about their bad timekeeping skills. They acted as though it were morally more righteous to get up early than to stay up late, even if you got the same amount of work done in the exact same amount of time. Magnus found it to be one of the great injustices of life.”
Cassandra Clare, What to Buy the Shadowhunter Who Has Everything

Mitch Albom
“It is too late."

The old man shook his head. "It is never too late or too soon. It is when it is supposed to be."

He smiled. "There is a plan, Dor.”
Mitch Albom, The Time Keeper

Piet Hein
“It ought to be plain how little you gain
by getting excited and vexed.
You'll always be late for the previous train,
and always on time for the next.”
Piet Hein

Benedict Cumberbatch
“I've been quite a late developer on the clothes front, but I've suddenly realised it is one of life's joys.”
Benedict Cumberbatch

Victoria Aveyard
“And you're late."
"I prefer chronologically challenged.”
Victoria Aveyard, Cruel Crown

Michael Bassey Johnson
“It doesn't really matter if you are left behind the back, but what matters is your capacity to pull and push everyone by your way to get to the front.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

Adam Rex
“Sorry I'm late," Ms. Egami said to the class. She dropped her papers, which scattered in that special way papers do when one is running late.”
Adam Rex, Cold Cereal

Michelle Sagara West
“She had managed to go almost three weeks without being late. Admittedly on two of those days she'd perambulated around the office like someone doing a good imitation of the walking dead - but she'd been timely walking dead, damn it.”
Michelle Sagara West, Cast in Peril

Toba Beta
“Often, it’s hard to identify an economic event risk until it's too late.”
Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

Shannon Wiersbitzky
“That's the funny thing about old people: they never seem in a hurry. I think old people have figured out that being five minutes late really doesn't matter much.”
Shannon Wiersbitzky, What Flowers Remember

Israelmore Ayivor
“When it is late, everyone cares!”
Israelmore Ayivor, Six Words Inspiration

“It's too early to go, but it's never too late to leave.”
Anthony T. Hincks

Melinda Heald
“Don’t be late or I may end up marrying the judge.”
Melinda Heald, The Promise of Sunrise

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“If in fact it’s not too late to realize that something’s ‘too late’, then there’s a good chance that it’s not.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

“Whenever you're late, make others wonder if they can handle your success if you came on time”
Vignesh S

David Peace
“They are waiting for us again. My youngest lad and me. The crows around the floodlights. The dogs around the gates. They are waiting for us because we are late again. My youngest lad and me.”
David Peace, The Damned Utd

“First of all, don’t be late. Ever. For anything.”
J. Earp

“Three o’clock is always too late or too early for anything you want to do”
Jean Paul Sartre

Lod Nael
“Never come late to a party you were supposed to host. Second chances are rare. If you miss them... cry.”
Lod Nael

Petra Hermans
“And then, it seems, it's all too late... .”
Petra Hermans
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Uzodinma Iweala
“I'm late, the kind of late that suggest I have no regard for the emotional health of my Nigerian parents who probably think I've been kidnapped by the enemies of progress.”
Uzodinma Iweala, Speak No Evil

“Show some love,
Show some care.
I have been wandering here and there.
Before it gets too bitter to take,
Shower some affection for my sake.
Before you might think; now it's too late.”
Somya Kedia

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