Quotations On Punctuality

Punctuality is the soul of business.Thomas Chandler Haliburton

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

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.

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

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.

Punctuality is the politeness of kings.Louis XVIII

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