Late Quotes

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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.”
E. V. 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

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

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

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

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

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

Masashi Kishimoto
“Morning, guys!! Today, I wandered a bit from the path of life...”
Masashi Kishimoto, Naruto, Vol. 04: Hero’s Bridge

Gabriel García Márquez
“By the time she had finished unburdening herself, someone had turned off the moon”
Gabriel García Márquez, Love in the Time of Cholera

“Come on!" Clera tossed Nona her shoes and dropped to the floor. "Mistress Spirit is the worst!"
"I thought you said the Poisoner was the worst!"
"They're all the worst when you're late!”
Mark Lawrence, Red Sister

Nitya Prakash
“It's never too late to tell someone that you don't like them.”
Nitya Prakash
tags: hate, late, like

Ehsan Sehgal
“Be Not Late
Late has no gate
It may become
A wrinkle
Upon one's fate

Be on time
For success
It is its rhyme

As a result,
It will be great
No burden of a wait.”
Ehsan Sehgal
tags: late

Nitya Prakash
“They always know your worth when it’s too late.”
Nitya Prakash

Ray Bradbury
“The courthouse clock struck nine and it was getting late and it was really night on this small street in a small town in a big state on a large continent on a planet earth hurtling down the pit of space toward nowhere or somewhere and Tom feeling every mile of the long drop.”
Ray Bradbury, Dandelion Wine

Nitya Prakash
“Kids are always late to apologize but mothers are never late to forgive.”
Nitya Prakash

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“We wonder why God waits to step in after it’s too late. That’s because with God there is no such thing as too late.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Nitya Prakash
“It's never too late to tell yourself all the things you needed to hear as a child but didn't.”
Nitya Prakash
tags: child, late

Richie Norton
“Overworking is the Black Plague of the 21st Century. Leave the office on time by using the time you have effectively. An executive at a Fortune 100 told me that to him, if you stay at work late, that means 'you’re slow.”
Richie Norton

Nitya Prakash
“Don't be the one who cares when it's too late. Show them how much they mean to you before you see them with someone else who will.”
Nitya Prakash

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