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Punctuality Quotes

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Punctuality is one of the cardinal business virtues:
always insist on it in your subordinates.
- Don Marquis

Related topics: Business

Punctuality is the politeness of kings.
- Louis XVIII

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

Punctuality is the virtue of the bored.
- Evelyn Waugh

 

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

Punctuality is the soul of business.
- Thomas Chandler Haliburton

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.
- Richard Cecil

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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

My Aunt Minnie would always be punctual and never hold up production,
but who would pay to see my Aunt Minnie?
- Billy Wilder

The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate it.
- Franklin P. Jones

Thus, the technique of metropolitan life is unimaginable
without the most punctual integration of all activities
and mutual relations into a stable and impersonal time schedule.
- Georg Simmel

For this purpose I determined to keep an account of the voyage,
and to write down punctually every thing we performed or saw from day to day,
as will hereafter appear.
- Christopher Columbus

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch

The future belongs to those
who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The Main Thing is to Keep
The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Winners Dream Big Dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Find a time and place of solitude.
Look into the distance, and into the future.
Visualize the tomorrow you are going to build -
and begin to build that tomorrow, today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To lead a great life:
Dream, Take Action, Repeat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best way to cheer yourself
is to try to cheer someone else up.
- Mark Twain

If not us, who, if not now, when?
- Anonymous

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

More men fail through lack of purpose than lack of talent.
- Billy Sunday

Make your work to be in keeping with your purpose.
- Leonardo da Vinci

The purpose of life is a life of purpose.
- Robert Byrne

If a man loses pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Let him step to the music which he hears,
however measured or far away.
- Henry David Thoreau

Humility is not thinking less of yourself,
it's thinking of yourself less.
- Rick Warren (author of The Purpose Driven(R) Life)

Nothing happens unless first a dream.
- Carl Sandburg

With realization of one's own potential and
self-confidence in one's ability,
one can build a better world.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The law of sacrifice is uniform throughout the world.
To be effective it demands the sacrifice
of the bravest and the most spotless.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

One man with courage makes a majority.
- old saying probably repeated by Andrew Jackson
(falsely attributed to Jefferson)

If humanity does not opt for integrity we are through completely.
It is absolutely touch and go.
Each one of us could make the difference.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Only one who devotes himself to a cause
with his whole strength and soul
can be a true master.
For this reason mastery demands all of a person.
- Albert Einstein

Only those who have learned the power
of sincere and selfless contribution
experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment.
- Tony Robbins

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority,
it is time to pause and reflect.
- Mark Twain

The way you get meaning into your life
is to devote yourself to loving others,
devote yourself to your community around you,
and devote yourself to creating something
that gives you purpose and meaning
- Mitch Albom

No wind favors he who has no destined port.
- Montaigne

The meaning of Life is whatever we Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Without deep reflection,
one knows from daily life
that one exists for other people.
- Albert Einstein

The only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

If you don't know what you want, you will probably never get it.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants.
The question is: What are we busy about?
- Henry David Thoreau

The highest reward for a person's toil
is not what they get for it,
but what they become by it.
- John Ruskin

Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.
- Albert Einstein

Only put off until tomorrow
what you are willing to die having left undone.
- Pablo Picasso

You should not confuse your career with your life.
- Dave Barry

We ourselves feel that what we are doing
is just a drop in the ocean.
But the ocean would be less
because of that missing drop.
- Mother Teresa

If one advances confidently
in the direction of his dreams,
and endeavors to live
the life which he has imagined,
he will meet with success
unexpected in common hours.
- Henry David Thoreau

What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us;
what we have done for others and the world
remains and is immortal.
- Albert Pike

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important
as what you become by achieving your goals.
- Henry David Thoreau

People are not lazy.
They simply have impotent goals -
that is, goals that do not inspire them.
- Tony Robbins

It is never too late to become what you might have been.
- George Eliot

March to the beat of your own drum.
- Proverb

The quality, not the longevity, of one's life is what is important.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Be resolute in your goals,
but flexible in your tactics.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing
was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world.
- Margaret Mead

The purpose of human life is to serve,
and to show compassion and the will to help others.
- Albert Schweitzer

Where there is no vision, there is no hope.
- George Washington Carver

When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves
and our own self-preservation,
we undergo a truly heroic transformation of consciousness.
- Joseph Campbell

If a man does not keep pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
- Henry David Thoreau

If a man does not know what port he is steering for,
no wind is favorable to him.
- Seneca

Nearly everything you do is of no importance,
but it is important that you do it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Where are you going? Where does your path lead?
You can never know the future, yet wandering aimlessly
is unlikely to be the source of a fulfilling life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We're so engaged in doing things
to achieve purposes of outer value
that we forget the inner value,
the rapture that is associated
with being alive, is what it is all about.
- Joseph Campbell

The probability that we may fail
in the struggle ought not to deter us
from the support of a cause we believe to be just.
- Abraham Lincoln

What power there is in our service when our actions
line up with our mission, skills and joy.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A hero is someone who has given his life to
something bigger than himself
or something other than himself.
- Joseph Campbell

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful,
committed people can change the world.
Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead


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