Punctuality

Strict punctuality is, perhaps, the cheapest virtue which can give force to an otherwise utterly insignificant character.

Punctuality is the stern virtue of men of business, and the graceful courtesy of princes.

Strict punctuality is a cheap virtue.

Punctuality is the politeness of kings.

Punctuality is a compliment you pay to the intelligent and a rebuke you administer to the stupid.

Method and punctuality are so little natural to man that where they exist they are commonly the effect of education or discipline.

Nothing inspires confidence in a business man sooner than punctuality, nor is there any habit which sooner saps his reputation than that of being always behind time.

Punctuality is the soul of business.

Punctuality is the virtue of the bored.

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.

Method is the hinge of business, and there is no method without order and punctuality.

He was always late on principle, his principle being that punctuality is the thief of time.

Few things tend more to alienate friendship than a want of punctuality in our engagements.

Strict punctuality is perhaps the cheapest virtue which can give force to an otherwise utterly insignificant character.

Wisdom and knowledge, as well as virtue, diffused generally among the body of the people being necessary for the preservation of their rights and liberties; and as these depend on spreading the opportunities and advantages of education in various parts of the country, and among the different orders of the people, it shall be the duty of legislators and magistrates in all future periods of this commonwealth to cherish the interests of literature and the sciences, and all seminaries of them, especially the university at Cambridge, public schools, and grammar schools in the towns; to encourage private societies and public institutions, rewards and immunities, for the promotion of agriculture, arts, sciences, commerce, trades, manufactures, and a natural history of the country; to countenance and inculcate the principles of humanity and general benevolence, public and private charity, industry and frugality, honesty and punctuality in their dealings, sincerity, good humor, and all social affections, and generous sentiments among the people.

Want of punctuality is a want of virtue.

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