Punctuality Quotes

Quotes tagged as "punctuality" (showing 1-24 of 24)
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

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

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

“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

Oscar Wilde
“Punctuality is the thief of time.”
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

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...”
Rose Macaulay, Mystery at Geneva

“If you're early, you're on time. If you're on time, you're late.”
Lik Hock Yap Ivan

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

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

“If you have been told that you are late and unreliable more than once, then not only do you lack punctuality, but you also lack decency and seriousness, which is certainly very annoying.”
Auliq Ice

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

“If you want to be regarded as a valuer of life, then first value time.”

Brian Spellman
“Never leave to be on time to be on time.”
Brian Spellman, If the mind fits, shrink it

Brian Spellman
“Most leave to be on time, thus always late.”
Brian Spellman, If the mind fits, shrink it

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

Vann Chow
“Japanese are one of the most punctual people he had ever worked with. They could, he imagined, put the Germans to shame in their high expectation for timeliness.”
Vann Chow, The White Man and the Pachinko Girl

L.C. Perry
“Being early meant being on time. Being on time meant being late. But being late was unacceptable.”
L.C. Perry, Gold Shadow

Sivananda Saraswati
“That man who is regular and punctual will get sure success in all walks of life.”
Sivananda Saraswati, Sure Ways For Success In Life And God Realisation

E.B. White
“We teach our child many things I don’t believe in, and almost nothing I do believe in. We teach punctuality, particularly if the enforcement of it disturbs the peace. My father taught me, by example, that the greatest defeat in life was to miss a train. Only after many years did I learn that an escaping train carries away with it nothing vital to my health. Railroad trains are such magnificent objects we commonly mistake them for Destiny.”
E.B. White, One Man's Meat

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