Quotes and Sayings about Punctuality



"I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time."
- Charles Dickens
(Related: Time, Determination, Diligence, Habits, Order, Punctuality)

"Punctuality is the soul of business."
- Thomas Chandler Haliburton
(Related: Business, Soul, Punctuality)

"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."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Friendship, Intimacy, Promise, Punctuality, Want)

"Punctuality is the politeness of kings."
- Louis XVIII
(Related: Kings, Politeness, Punctuality)

"Punctuality is one of the cardinal business virtues: always insist on it in your subordinates."
- Don Marquis
(Related: Business, Punctuality)

"When steam first began to pump and wheels go round at so many revolutions per minute, what are called business habits were intended to make the life of man run in harmony with the steam engine, and his movement rival the train in punctuality."
- George William Russell
(Related: Business, Life, First, Habits, Harmony, Man, Punctuality)

"Punctuality is the virtue of the bored."
- Evelyn Waugh
(Related: Virtue, Punctuality)