90 Punctuality Quotes About Being On Time

Looking for inspirational quotes about being on time? We have rounded up the best collection of punctuality quotes, sayings, captions, and proverbs (with images and pictures) to encourage you to value time and be punctual.

Punctuality is very important in every aspect of life be it for students, business, or daily life. Punctuality right from childhood gives a headstart to children and students to path to success by enabling them to plan ahead, making an efficient routine, and be prepared for their tasks.

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Being punctual means you respect other’s time and shows how organized and professional you are. Being on time for things and scheduling your day will help you to manage your time properly.

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These motivational quotes about being on time always will help you to be punctual and regular at work.

Top 10 Punctuality Quotes

  1. “Better late than never.” – George Bernard Shaw

  2. “Punctuality is the soul of business.” – Thomas Chandler Haliburton

  3. “Better three hours too soon than a minute too late.” – William Shakespeare
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    punctuality quotes

  4. “Punctuality is a quality the need of which is bound up with social co-operation.” – Bertrand Russell

  5. “Punctuality is an essential trait of the teacher. It is a foundation, not an embellishment.” – Boyd K. Packer

  6. “Punctuality is one of the cardinal business virtues: always insist on it in your subordinates.” – Don Marquis

  7. “Punctuality is the stern virtue of men of business, and the graceful courtesy of princes.” – Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  8. “Strict punctuality is perhaps the cheapest virtue which can give force to an otherwise utterly insignificant character.” – John Frederick Boyes

  9. “Perhaps punctuality is a quality made even more valuable because it is found in so few people. Punctuality is not usually thought of in our day as a major virtue.” – Sterling W Sill

  10. “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.” – Charles Dickens

Quotes About Being Punctual & On Time

  1. “Want of punctuality is a want of virtue.” – James Murray Mason

  2. “You may as well borrow a person’s money as his time.” – Horace Mann

  3. “Show some mercy to your ‘time’, don’t always waste it.” – Amit Kalantri

  4. “When the evening comes, prepare yourself for the morrow.” – Donald Pillai

  5. “I am a believer in punctuality though it makes me very lonely.” – E. V. Lucas

  6. “If you want to be regarded as a valuer of life, then first value time.” – Auliq-Ice

  7. “I think the only way to properly face doom is to be on time.” – Jennifer Dubois

  8. “The while we keep a man waiting, he reflects on our shortcomings.” – Unknown

  9. “If you’re early, you’re on time. If you’re on time, you’re late.” – Lik Hock Yap Ivan

  10. “You cannot respect someone but disrespect their time.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

  11. “The trouble with being punctual is that nobody’s there to appreciate it.” – Franklin P. Jones                                                                                                                                                                   
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    punctuality quotes images

  12. “Even if a farmer intends to loaf, he gets up in time to get an early start.” – Edgar Watson Howe

  13. “I am always late on principle, my principle being that punctuality is the thief of time.” – Oscar Wilde

  14. “Preparedness and punctuality are two of the most important qualities of a leader.” – John A. Widtsoe

  15. “Few things tend more to alienate friendship than a want of punctuality in our engagements.” – William Hazlitt

  16. “Punctuality is not just limited to arriving at a place at right time, it is also about taking actions at right time.” – Amit Kalantri

  17. “One good thing about punctuality is that it’s a sure way to help you enjoy a few minutes of privacy.” – Orlando Aloysius Battista

  18. “The most indispensable qualification of a cook is punctuality. The same must be said of guests.” – Jean Anthelme Brillat – Savarin

  19. “I am invariably late for appointments – sometimes as much as two hours. I’ve tried to change my ways but the things that make me late are too strong, and too pleasing.” – Marilyn Monroe

  20. “Being on time to appointments and meetings is a phase of self―discipline and an evidence of self―respect. Punctuality is a courteous compliment the intelligent person pays to his associates.” – Marvin J. Ashton

Famous Being On Time Quotes

  1. “The latest I like to be to meeting is 15 minutes early.” – David O. McKay

  2. “Latecomer deserves little, latecomer gets losses and leftovers.” – Amit Kalantri

  3. “It is no use running; to set out betimes is the main point.” – Jean De La Fontaine

  4. “Never put off till tomorrow what you can do day after tomorrow just as well.” – Mark Twain

  5. “It is difficult to prove yourself reliable when people are required to wait for you.” – Wes Fesler

  6. “Women really do want to be on time. It’s just that everything starts so darn early.” – Sela Ward

  7. “Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it.” – Lord Chesterfield

  8. “You can be on time even with a broken watch. You just need the will to be punctual.” – Unknown

  9. “I owe all my success in life to having been always a quarter of an hour before my time.” – Horatio Nelson

  10. “Being early meant being on time. Being on time meant being late. But being late was unacceptable.” – L.C. Perry

  11. “We are not saints, but we have kept our appointment. How many people can boast as much?” – Samuel Beckett

  12. “A man consumes the time you make him wait in thinking of your faults―so don’t be late!” – Arthur Guiterman

  13. “If you practice patience, punctuality, sincerity and care, you’ll have a better appreciation of the world.” – Grenville Kleiser

  14. “If you are 15 minutes early, you are on time. If you are on time, you are late and if you are late, you didn’t want to be there.” – Vince Lombardi

  15. “Arriving late was a way of saying that your own time was more valuable than the time of the person who waited for you.” – Karen Joy Fowler

Punctuality Quotes To Help You Not Be Late

  1. “Punctuality is the virtue of the bored.” – Evelyn Waugh

  2. “Punctuality is the first step towards success.” – Nisha Talreja

  3. “Most leave to be on time, thus always late.” – Brian Spellman

  4. “Beginning of a great day begins a night before.” – Sukant Ratnakar

  5. “Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.” – Lord Cheterfield

  6. “Punctuality comes high on my list of unforgivable sins.” – Dorothy Cannell

  7. “In the ordinary business of life punctuality is . . . necessary.” – Bertrand Russell

  8. “Punctuality is a virtue, if you don’t mind being lonely.” – Edward Bulwer―Lytton

  9. “The person you are mad at for being late could be dead.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

  10. “You’re late.” “Sorry. I was busy talking about my feelings and killing people.” – Jennifer Estep

  11. “Method is the very hinge of business, and there is no method without punctuality.” – Richard Cecil

  12. “Punctuality is a quality the need of which is bound up with social co―operation.” – Bertrand Russell

  13. “That man who is regular and punctual will get sure success in all walks of life.” – Sivananda Saraswati

  14. “Punctuality is not about being on time, it’s basically about respecting your own commitments.” – Unknown                                                                                                                                   
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    being on time quotes

  15. “I was taught a very strong work ethic that included punctuality, which I’ve always felt is a sign of respect for others.” – Nicole Kidman

  16. “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.” – Horace Mann

  17. “Punctuality is closely related to faithfulness and dependability. Being tardy can be linked to uninterest, apathy, slothfulness and procrastination.” – Sterling W Sill

  18. “Self―discipline, punctuality and time management are very important ― for life is short, and every resource you have must be well utilized so that you find enlightenment and liberation ― your ultimate goal.” – Dada J.P. Vaswani

  19. “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.” – Charles Simmons

  20. “Punctuality or the lack thereof oftentimes is the only introduction one will ever have to new groups and friends. Serenity and poise are not the companions of those who lack the courtesy and judgment to be on time.” – Marvin J. Ashton

Best Quotes About Punctuality

  1. “Keep calm and punctuality on.” – Unknown

  2. “Punctuality is the politeness of kings.” – Louis XVIII

  3. “PUNCTUALITY: Don’t get stressed. Always be on time!” – Unknown

  4. “A minute is not as minute as it seems to be.” – Atmaja Bandyopadhyay

  5. “Your success in life depends on doing right thing at a right time.” – Unknown

  6. “Be punctual because one thing you can’t recycle is the wasted time.” – Unknown                                           
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    Being Punctual Quotes

  7. “Punctuality is a reflection of how you value time and your integrity.” – Wayne Chirisa                                                                                                                                                               
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    quotes about punctuality

  8. “Punctuality is the art of guessing how late the other fellow is going to be.” – Evelyn Waugh

  9. “Punctuality is the most effective approach to establish a positive first impression.” – Unknown

  10. “Each of us has the same quantity of the most precious commodity in the world…time.” – Ted Janusz

  11. “To be early is to be on time, to be on time is to be late, to be late is to be forgotten.” – Elin Hildebrand

  12. “PUNCTUALITY: The success belongs to those who choose to finish their work ahead of time.” – Unknown

  13. “You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

  14. “Punctuality is showing consideration for others by being prompt and responding in a timely way.” – Unknown

  15. “People use the hours of a day differently. But, the way you spend your time determines the quality of your life.” – Unknown

Being punctual strengthens and reveals your integrity. Being on time shows others that you are a man of your word and dependable.

Showing up on time not only tells other people you are reliable, it teaches you that you can depend on yourself.

Being punctual builds and reveals your discipline. The punctual man shows that he can organize his time, that he pays attention to details, and that he can put aside this to do that – he can set aside a pleasure to take care of business.

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