Punctuality is the virtue of the bored.
Method is the very hinge of business, and there is no method without punctuality
As you put into practice the qualities of patience, punctuality, sincerity, and solicitude, you will have a better opinion of the world around you
Punctuality is the art of guessing how late the other fellow is going to be
Punctuality is the politeness of kings
Punctuality is a virtue, if you don't mind being lonely
Punctuality is the stern virtue of men of business, and the graceful courtesy of princes
Punctuality is the soul of business.
Punctuality is a quality the need of which is bound up with social co-operation. It has nothing to do with the relation of the soul to God, or with mystic insight, or with any of the matters with which the more elevated and spiritual moralists are co
Punctuality is one of the cardinal business virtues: always insist on it in your subordinates.
Punctuality is the duty of subjects and the politeness of kings
Promptness is the soul of business
No one important is ever present to appreciate punctuality.
If I promise you I'll show up fifteen minutes late, I'll always arrive on time.
He was always late on principle, his principle being that punctuality is the thief of time
Arriving late was a way of saying that your own time was more valuable than the time of the person who waited for you.
I figured this was the easy stuff, and if we couldn't show up on time, looking right and acting right, we weren't going to be able to do anything else.
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.
There is something...more important in life than punctuality, and that is decorum.
The three great American vices seem to be efficiency, punctuality, and the desire for achievement and success. They are the things that make the Americans so unhappy and so nervous.
Roughly speaking, the more one pays for food, the more sweat and spittle one is obliged to eat with it.... Dirtiness is inherent in hotels and restaurants, because sound food is sacrificed to punctuality and smartness... The only food at the Hotel X which was ever prepared cleanly was the staff's.
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.
Punctuality is the politeness of kings.