A man who has to be punctually at a certain place at five o'clock has the whole afternoon from one to five ruined for him already.
...When he was on the eve of departure for one of his great expeditions the coachmaker said to him, "The carriage shall be at the door punctually at six o clock"; "A quarter before," said Nelson. "I have always been a quarter of an hour before my time and it has made a man of me."horatio nelson
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