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Punctuality

Punctuality Quotes

"Punctuality is the stern virtue of men of business, and the graceful courtesy of princes."
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

"Method is the very hinge of business, and there is no method without punctuality."
Richard Cecil

"Punctuality is the soul of business."
Thomas C. Haliburton

"Punctuality is the politeness of kings."
Louis XVIII

"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."
William Hazlitt

"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

"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

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Punctuality Definition: The quality or habit of adhering to an appointed time.

Etymology of 'Punctuality'
c.1400, from Medieval Latin punctualis, from Latin punctus "a pricking". Originally "having a sharp point; of the nature of a point;" meaning "prompt" first recorded 1670s, from notion of "insisting on fine points." Related: Punctually.

Positive Suggestions:
"Awaken your natural Punctuality"
"Perfect Punctuality is within you"
"Allow yourself to feel Punctual now"
"Accept Punctuality"
"Trust in your Punctuality"
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