You or someone you know needs these punctuality quotes. Me…I plan to leave 15 minutes earlier than I need to, because a person never leaves on time. Read on!
Punctuality is the art of guessing how late the other fellow is going to be. -Unknown
Method is the very hinge of business, and there is no method without punctuality. -Richard Cecil
Punctuality is the politeness of kings. -Louise XVIII
Punctuality is the virtue of the bored. -Evelyn Waugh
Want of punctuality is a want of virtue. -J.M. Mason
Strict punctuality is perhaps the cheapest virtue which can give force to an otherwise utterly insignificant character. -John F. Boyes
I have always been a quarter of an hour before my time, and it has made a man of me. -Lord Nelson
Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness, no delay, no procrastination; never put off till tomorrow what you can do today. -Lord Chesterfield
Strict punctuality is, perhaps, the cheapest virtue which can give force to an otherwise utterly insignificant character. J.F. Boyes
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The trouble with being punctual is that nobody’s there to appreciate it. -Franklin P. Jones
Unfaithfulness in the keeping of an appointment is an act of clear dishonesty. You may as well borrow a person’s money as his time. -Horace Mann
Appointments once made, become debts. If I have made an appointment with you, I owe you punctuality; I have no right to throw away your time, if I do my own. -Cecil
The while we keep a man waiting, he reflects on our shortcomings. -French Proverb
I give it as my deliberate and solemn conviction that the individual who is habitually tardy in meeting an appointment, will never be respected or successful in life. -W. Fisk
Better three hours too soon than a minute too late. -William Shakespeare
I could never think well of a man’s intellectual or moral character, if he was habitually unfaithful to his appointments. -Emmons
The most indispensable qualification of a cook is punctuality. The same must be said of guests. -B. Savarin
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