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Joseph RouxThere is a slowness in affairs which ripens them, and a slowness which rots them.

—  Joseph Roux, 1834-1905, French clergyman & poet

Northcote ParkinsonDelay is the deadliest form of denial.

—  Northcote Parkinson, 1909-1993, British historian

Francis BaconStates as great engines move slowly.

—  Francis Bacon, 1561-1626, English philosopher

Martin Luther KingA right delayed is a right denied.

—  Martin Luther King, 1929-1968, American leader in the Civil Rights Movement

ConfuciusIt does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.

—  Confucius, 551-479 BC, Chinese teacher & philosopher

William ShakespeareDelays have dangerous ends.

—  William Shakespeare, 1564-1616, English poet & playwright ‐ Henry IV, p. I


Latin Quotes

SenecaTruth hates delay.

Veritas odit moras.

—  Seneca, 4 AD-65 AD, Roman philosopher

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Proverbs

International proverbRome wasn't built in a day.

—  International proverb

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International proverbBetter late than never.

—  International proverb

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Movie Quotes

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)If I'm not back in five minutes, just wait longer.

—  from the film Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)










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