Even if a farmer intends to loaf, he gets up in time to get an early start.
By Edward W. Howe
He was always late on principle, his principle being that punctuality is the thief of time.
By Oscar Wilde
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.
By Richard Cecil
Laugh and the world laughs with you, be prompt and you dine alone. For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth, but has trouble enough of its own.
By Gerald Barzan
People count the faults of those who keep them waiting.
Punctuality is the soul of business.
By Thomas C. Haliburton
Punctuality is the thief of time. Wilde I never travel without my diary. One should always have Something sensational to read in the train.
By Oscar Wilde
Strict punctuality is perhaps the cheapest virtue which can give force to an otherwise utterly insignificant character.
By John F. Boyes
The while we keep a man waiting, he reflects on our shortcomings.
Whether it was work, marriage, or family, I've always been a late bloomer.
By Sigourney Weaver
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.
By Earl of Chesterfield
Punctuality is the virtue of the bored.
By Evelyn Waugh
I could never think well of a man's intellectual or moral character, if he was habitually unfaithful to his appointments.
By Nathaniel Emmons
Few things tend more to alienate friendship than a want of punctuality in our engagements. I have known the breach of a promise to dine or sup to break up more than one intimacy.
By William Hazlitt
We are not saints, but we have kept our appointment. How many people can boast as much?
By Samuel Beckett
The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate it.
By Franklin P. Jones