Punctuality is the thief of time. Wilde I never travel without my diary. One should always have Something sensational to read in the train.
He was always late on principle, his principle being that punctuality is the thief of time.
Punctuality is the soul of business.
I have noticed that the people who are late are often so much jollier than the people who have to wait for them.
I've been on a calendar, but I've never been on time.
Even if a farmer intends to loaf, he gets up in time to get an early start.
I could never think well of a man's intellectual or moral character, if he was habitually unfaithful to his appointments.
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.
People count the faults of those who keep them waiting.
The while we keep a man waiting, he reflects on our shortcomings.
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.
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