Quotes on Punctuality

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.—REV. W. FISK. 

I have always been a quarter of an hour before my time, and it has made a man of me.—LORD NELSON. 

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.

It is no use running; to set out betimes is the main point.—LA FONTAINE.

I could never think well of a man’s intellectual or moral character if he was habitually unfaithful to his appointments.—EMMONS.

Five minutes in a crisis is worth years. It is but a little period, yet it has often saved a fortune or redeemed a people. If there is one virtue that should be cultivated more than another by him who would succeed in life, it is punctuality; if there is one error that should be avoided, it is being behind time. — Freeman Hunt.

God is seldom early; but He’s never late!— Unknown