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Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.

Punctuality is the virtue of the bored.
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.
I could never think well of a man's intellectual or moral character, if he was habitually unfaithful to his appointments.
Even if a farmer intends to loaf, he gets up in time to get an early start.
The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate it.
Punctuality is the politeness of kings.
Tardiness often robs us opportunity, and the dispatch of our forces.
Punctuality is the thief of time. I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.
Laugh and the world laughs with you, be prompt and you dine alone. For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth, but has trouble enough of its own.
We are not saints, but we have kept our appointment. How many people can boast as much?
Strict punctuality is perhaps the cheapest virtue which can give force to an otherwise utterly insignificant character.
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.
Punctuality is the soul of business.
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.
I've been on a calendar, but I've never been on time.
Punctuality is one of the cardinal business virtues: always insist on it in your subordinates.
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.
I owe all my success in life to having been always a quarter of an hour before my time.
I have been on a calendar, but never on time.
I have always been a quarter of an hour before my time, and it has made a man of me.
The while we keep a man waiting, he reflects on our shortcomings.
Promptitude is not only a duty, but is also a part of good manners; it is favorable to fortune, reputation, influence, and usefulness; a little attention and energy will form the habit, so as to make it easy and delightful.
I am a believer in punctuality though is makes me very lonely.
If you're there before it's over, you're on time.
He was always late on principle, his principle being that punctuality is the thief of time.