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

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

Jennifer Estep
“You're late."

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“We all have a trigger build into our head... Not aware of its existence whatsoever. But a single word can pull the trigger. Forcing us to feel numb, allowing the shadows to sip through the cracks in our build up shell.”
Kate O'Grady

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

Steven Magee
“Too little, too late is a good summary of the USA response to COVID-19.”
Steven Magee

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

“It's never too late to question everything.”
Bert McCoy

J.R. Incer
“Give all that it‘s in you today for tomorrow it‘s too late.”
J.R. Incer, Boost Your Brainpower 365

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“God is always on time. If there’s anything that’s late, it’s our ability to realize that.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

“Do not let a late start lead you to a bad finish: the strongest in life can be the weakest in the beginning.”
Paul Kellie

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“What is being late other than the time-table that I have assigned to something because I’m not certain God’s got a watch that’s in synch with mine.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

“Better to receive a lesson late , than not at all.”
Christine E. Szymanski


16 Oct National Spreadsheet Day
17 Oct National Edge Day
17 Oct National Sweetest Day”
Vineet Raj Kapoor

“All of us travel our own path to personal truth. Some arrive to it early on and some a bit later. Never criticize another's path , because you don't know where it all began for them.”
Christine E. Szymanski

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