|C.N. Douglas, comp. Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical. 1917.|
| Strict punctuality is a cheap virtue.|
| Regularity is unity; unity is godlike.|
| It is of no use running; to set out betimes is the main point.|
| I have always been a quarter of an hour before my time, and it has made a man of me.|
| Punctuality is the stern virtue of men of business, and the graceful courtesy of princes.|
| Strict punctuality is perhaps the cheapest virtue which can give force to an otherwise utterly insignificant character.|
J. F. Boyes.
| 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.|
| The most indispensable qualification of a cook is punctuality. The same must be said of guests.|
| Unfaithfulness in the keeping of an appointment is an act of clear dishonesty. You may as well borrow a persons money as his time.|
| Lost wealth may be replaced by industry, lost knowledge by study, lost health by temperance or medicine; but lost time is gone forever.|
| 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 could never think well of a mans intellectual or moral character if he was habitually unfaithful to his appointments.|
| Method and punctuality are so little natural to man that where they exist they are commonly the effect of education or discipline.|
W. B. Clulow.