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.
I wish you would recollect that Painting and Punctuality mix like Oil and Vinegar, and that Genius and regularity are utter Enemies and must be to the end of time.thomas gainsborough
L'exactitude est la politesse des rois. Punctuality is the politeness of kings.Louis XVI
Punctuality is the vice of virtuous women.
Punctuality is the virtue of the bored.
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.george william russell
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.george orwell
I wish you would recollect that Painting and Punctuality mix like Oil and Vinegar, and that Genius and regularity are uttee Enemiesthomas gainsborough