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  • Men count up the faults of those who keep them waiting.
    * French Proverb

  • Punctuality is the soul of business.
    * Thomas C. Haliburton

  • "Twenty-three and a quarter minutes past," Uncle Matthew was saying furiously, "in precisely six and three-quarter minutes the damned fella will be late."
    * Nancy Mitford

  • I've been on a calendar, but never on time.
    * Marilyn Monroe

  • Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.
    * William Shakespeare

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